Out of touch? Congressman confuses iPhone with Google

From The Hill:

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Tuesday responded to Rep. Steve King‘s (R-Iowa) confusion over why he sees unwelcome news on his iPhone, telling King, “Congressman, iPhone is made by a different company.”

Pichai was on Capitol Hill Tuesday testifying in front of the House Judiciary Committee for more than three hours.

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King questioned Pichai why his granddaughter sees news about King when she is playing a game on the iPhone.

“I have a 7-year-old granddaughter who picked up her phone during the election, and she’s playing a little game, the kind of game a kid would play,” King told Pichai. “And up on there pops a picture of her grandfather. And I’m not going to say into the record what kind of language was used around that picture of her grandfather, but I’d ask you: how does that show up on a 7-year-old’s iPhone, who’s playing a kid’s game?”

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Pichai responded to the question by clarifying that Google does not make the iPhone…

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