Tim Cook continues to raise his profile, tweeting more publicity photos of his visits to lots of places, including a Normandy war cemetery. Bryan and Jeff reexamine the idea that Mr. Cook may be thinking of political office. They also talk about Dow Jones’s brief flirtation with publishing fake news about Apple, and how Apple has changed the way on/off buttons work in iOS.
Funny enough, part of those rumors were quickly confirmed by Austin Mayor Steve Adler.
The announcement comes just a couple of days after the project was first rumored, but it includes a kicker: a pledge of “up to” US$100 million to a “Public Improvement Fund.”
The Des Moines Register says that tech companies “love” building data centers in Iowa because of available crop land, access to high-speed fiber optics, and a low risk for natural disasters.