Tim Cook ducks chance to diss Facebook and Google on CBS News (video)

“Sign in with Apple” offers a safe alternative to the data tracking giants, but Cook was too polite to go for the kill.

From an interview with Norah O’Donnell that airs Tuesday:

My take: The targets were clear enough when Craig Federighi introduced the handy new feature:

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  1. Fred Stein said:
    Tim Cook’s genius: He address all the questions. To us followers of the blog the questions are naive, but the to most people they are not. Tim educated. He did not attack or defend. He avoided any political slant.

    June 4, 2019
  2. David Drinkwater said:
    Tim said enough without belaboring the point.

    From a technological standpoint, these sign-ons seem a lot like the randomized tokens that Apple is using for transactions with Apple Pay.

    I think it’s brilliant. (Both of the above.)

    June 4, 2019

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