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Meet the 84-year-old Japanese app developer who inspired Tim Cook

Masako Wakamiya says it's never too late to learn about IT and finance

Apple CEO Tim Cook chats with Masako Wakamiya about her iPhone app in San Jose, California, in June 2017.

TOKYO -- Masako Wakamiya obtained her first personal computer at age 58, just ahead of her retirement from a bank. Little did she know that she was beginning a journey that would make her the world's oldest known iPhone app developer, at 81.

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