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EU-imposed Apple Irish tax bill could exceed $21.2B if appeal process fails

08/31/2016, 01:08 pm

A long appeal process over Apple's Ireland tax bill might have unintended consequences, with a governmental official who has opposed the ruling making claims that the tally will be closer to 19 billion euro ($21.2 billion) when the process concludes.

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Irish lawmakers gearing up for $14.5B Apple tax bill appeal amidst industry concern

08/31/2016, 10:08 am

While a prominent Irish businessman is decrying the $14.5 billion tax edict applied by the European Commission with strong language, members from Ireland's government have started the appeal discussion -- but the process may take more time than expected to garner sufficient support from a wide body of lawmakers.

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Apple thought to be seeking vast expanses of office space in Seattle

08/12/2016, 12:08 pm

Real estate companies in the Pacific Northwest are allegedly "buzzing" that a large California business, presumably Apple, is eyeing Seattle for potential expansion.

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Apple issues $7B U.S. bond to fund stock buybacks, corporate initiatives

08/04/2016, 08:08 pm

In a filing made to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on July 28 made public on Thursday, Apple detailed its latest $7 billion bond sale in the U.S. marketplace.

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Apple shuttlebus drivers vote in favor of first contract after unionization

08/01/2016, 02:08 pm

More than 30 drivers who ferry Apple employees to work from off-site parking will not only get previously negotiated wage increases, but will be granted health benefits, pension contributions, vacation time, and overtime.

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Apple preparing $7 billion U.S. bond sale to support stock buyback program

07/28/2016, 04:07 pm

Apple continues to leverage bond sales and low interest rates to fund both its stock buyback program and green initiatives, with an upcoming third sale this year to hit US debt capital markets.

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How Japanese tea culture influenced Steve Jobs and Apple

10/21/2015, 06:10 pm

A recent post on asia-centric blog Matcha Tea investigates the sway Japanese culture had over Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, and how that country's meditations on aesthetic beauty, mindfulness and life influenced what has become one of the world's largest companies.

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Apple's Japanese R&D facility confirmed for Yokohama with 2016 completion date

03/25/2015, 09:03 am

An Apple research and development facility promised by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been formally announced by the mayor of Yokohama, and is due to be completed sometime in 2016.

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Editorial: A friendlier Apple Inc now invites media through its Infinite Loop front door

10/18/2014, 07:10 pm

At this week's Apple Event showing off the company's newest iPads and Macs, invited members of the media weren't directed around the back of Apple's Infinite Loop campus to the Town Hall door, as usual. They were greeted at the front door and led through the private campus courtyard.

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Editorial: Google, Microsoft claiming Apple's crown, albeit from 1994

07/20/2014, 10:07 pm

Google and Microsoft have virtually achieved their goal of becoming Apple, albeit twenty years behind today's Apple. Which is sort of a beleaguered achievement.

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Apple to appeal e-book decision, maintains company did 'nothing wrong'

07/10/2013, 11:07 am

Apple will appeal a federal judge's decision that the iPad maker conspired with publishers to raise the prices of electronic books, with a spokesperson for the Cupertino company saying it has done nothing wrong in its dealings with publishers.

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Labor advocate challenges accuracy of NYT report on Apple, Foxconn

01/29/2012, 02:01 am

The non-profit organization Business for Social Responsibilty has published an open letter to The New York Times pointing out several inaccuracies and misleading statements in the publication's recent report that suggested Apple has ignored worker problems at manufacturing partner Foxconn.

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Apple's overseas manufacturing operations offer flexibility, not just savings - report

01/22/2012, 03:01 am

An in-depth report on Apple's manufacturing operations details the gains in flexibility, diligence and skilled labor availability that the company gains from producing its devices overseas, while offering rare commentary from its current and former executives.

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Photography pioneer Kodak files for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

01/19/2012, 01:01 am

Unable to maintain a steady supply of money from its digital imaging patents, storied photography pioneer Eastman Kodak announced late Wednesday that it is filing for chapter 11 business reorganization and bankruptcy protection.

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Wolfram unveils interactive education portal on eve of Apple NYC event

01/18/2012, 08:01 pm

On the eve of Apple's education-related event in New York City, Wolfram has launched an education portal that features an interactive textbook, dynamic teaching tools and lesson plans.

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Former Apple CEO John Sculley says he never fired co-founder Steve Jobs

01/13/2012, 10:01 pm

Former Apple Chief Executive John Sculley has said in recent interviews that the late Steve Jobs was never fired from the company he helped found, an assertion that runs counter to Jobs' own public claims on the matter.

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Rumor: 250 Apple employees attending CES despite no official presence

01/11/2012, 01:01 am

Though Apple elects not to exhibit at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nev., a new report claims more than 250 of its employees, including vice president Greg Joswiak, are attending the event.

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Apple design chief Jonathan Ive awarded knighthood

12/30/2011, 08:12 pm

Jonathan Ive, Apple's senior vice president of industrial design, has been named a Knight Commander of the British Empire in the U.K.'s 2012 New Year Honours list, an honor he has described as "absolutely thrilling."

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Employees rate Apple 10th best company to work for

12/15/2011, 03:12 am

Apple has cracked the top 10 list of the best companies to work for, alongside fellow tech giants Facebook and Google, according to a new employee survey.

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Apple submits updated renderings, plans for Cupertino 'spaceship' campus

12/06/2011, 11:12 pm

Newly submitted renderings of Apple's proposed 13,000-employee mega-campus in Cupertino, Calif., depict a roof with a dark-grey material, a jogging path and modest changes to the ancillary fitness center.

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