Tim Cook said, among other things, that he is not worried that machines should destroy humanity when and if they can start thinking in human lanes, but that he is more concerned about "people going to think like machines" at the conference as organized by Cybersecurity Administration of China. This according to Bloomberg.
Cook also touched on questions about freedom on the Internet, and said that tomorrow's technology must offer "openness, creativity and protection to protect users while providing integrity and decency."
At the same time, Apple has picked down both Skype and various App Store vpn apps after Chinese pressures, explaining that the company is following the laws of the countries you seem. CNBC writes at the same time that the Chinese App Store according to Cook draws $ 16.93 billion, equivalent to about a quarter of Apple's total revenue for the App Store.