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Ahead of CBS News, which aired Sunday, Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke with "60 Minutes" correspondent John Dickerson about how a phone's camera recorded the death of George Floyd.

"If you look back in time, some of the most dramatic societal changes have occurred because someone captured video. This is true about things that happened in Birmingham; it was true about things that happened in Selma," Cook said. "The thing that has changed, though, and we're very proud of this, is that we put a camera in everybody's pocket."

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Cook said with the recordings, "it becomes much tougher as a society, I believe, to convince themselves that it didn't happen, or that it happened in a different manner or whatever it might be."

Of the video of Floyd's death, he said, "I think fundamentally, this one will change the world."

On June 11, Cook posted a video on Twitter announcing a $100 million initiative to fight racism and break down barriers to opportunity, including inside his own company. Weeks earlier he posted a letter about "Speaking up on racism" on Apple's website.

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Apple kicks off WWDC Monday virtually

Apple's annual WWDC kicked off at 1 p.m. EDT Monday with a keynote, which typically serves as a time when Apple introduces updates to its mobile operating systems for the iPhone and iPad and occasionally shows off new hardware.

The conference will also include a series of smaller development labs where iOS developers gather more specifics on how to leverage new features onto their apps.

Apple's WWDC is typically an in-person event, but shifted to a fully online experience this year to help limit the spread of the @KellyTyko

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