Apple CEO Tim Cook is on stage for the opening night of the WSJDLive conference in Palm Springs, California, with Wall Street Journal editor Gerry Baker interviewing Cook about a variety of topics. Live coverage of the interview is being offered by publications including WSJ.D and The Verge, and we’ll be updating this post with highlights from the session.
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– On whether Apple wants to control every facet of our lives: Apple does very few products, and puts a lot of care into them, but Apple does want you to have a seamless experience throughout your home and work life.
– Citing competitive reasons, Cook once again declines to share Apple Watch sales numbers. “We shipped a lot the first quarter, then last quarter we shipped even more. And I can predict this quarter we will ship even more.” Addressing Baker’s skepticism about the device, Cook refers to customer satisfaction being “off the charts.”