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EU presses Apple for details on latest tax arrangements in wake of Paradise Papers

11/07/2017, 08:11 pm

The European Union's competition commissioner has asked Apple to update details on its tax situation, following allegations that the company relocated some operations from Ireland to Jersey to avoid higher rates.

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Twitter makes 280-character tweets official, begins global rollout

11/07/2017, 06:11 pm

Twitter on Tuesday brought a doubled 280-character limit on tweets out of limited testing, making the change official across most countries where the social network operates.

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Apple Domain Northside retail store in Austin, Texas opening on Saturday Nov. 11

11/07/2017, 09:11 am

Apple will open its newest Apple store in Austin, Texas on Saturday at Domain Northside, with the early store nearby likely to shutter.

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Wistron looking to add new Apple-centric factory after iPhone SE successes in India

11/07/2017, 08:11 am

Apple's iPhone SE supplier in India, Wistron, has reportedly identified a few areas where it could build a new plant to continue building the company's products locally.

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Paradise Papers suggest Apple shifted holding firm to Jersey to protect $252B from taxation; Apple refutes claim [u]

11/06/2017, 05:11 pm

After a 2013 investigation into its Irish tax affairs, Apple continued to avoid paying billions of dollars in taxes by changing its structure, moving the holding firm for over $250 billion in cash reserves to the Channel Islands, this week's "Paradise Papers" leak has revealed.

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Disney may buy 21st Century Fox assets in entertainment mega merger

11/06/2017, 03:11 pm

The Walt Disney Co., which has worked closely with Apple for many years, is said to be in talks to potentially acquire most of rival entertainment giant 21st Century Fox, in a deal that could have major ramifications for services like iTunes, the Apple TV and Apple Music.

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Always on call: UK's NHS pilot provides video consultations via iOS app

11/06/2017, 12:11 pm

The National Health Service in the United Kingdom is piloting a scheme that would allow patients to be seen by a local doctor using a video call on an iPhone, a move that could help reduce the waiting times for patients to see a doctor, as well as reducing the need to visit the physical doctor's office.

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The best Thunderbolt 3 docks for Apple's MacBook Pro and 2017 iMac

11/05/2017, 04:11 pm

The inclusion of Thunderbolt 3 on the MacBook Pro and iMac has created an entire industry of docks and other accessories that take advantage of Thunderbolt 3's high bandwidth and power delivery capabilities, by providing more ports that can expand a Mac's connectivity. AppleInsider compares some of the best options on the market.

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This week on AI: iPhone X review & launch, Apple's big Q4, Qualcomm takeover rumors & more

11/04/2017, 12:11 am

Friday was the big day: the global launch of the iPhone X. Check out all of our related news and more, including our in-depth review.

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Broadcom could make offer for Apple foe Qualcomm this weekend

11/03/2017, 05:11 pm

Chipmaker Broadcom is allegedly planning to bid for Qualcomm, in a move which could have major ramifications for the latter's ongoing legal battles with Apple.

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As Apple's cash hoard grows to $268 billion, Republican tax plan would make it cheaper to return funds to US

11/03/2017, 12:11 pm

Apple this week revealed that its cash position has grown to $268 billion, with the vast majority of it held overseas to avoid paying domestic taxes. But the prospect of bringing that money stateside could become more appealing if the proposed U.S. tax overhaul comes to pass.

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Google quality assurance continues to struggle with some Pixel 2 XL shipping without Android

11/02/2017, 04:11 pm

Some users are finding that their brand new Google Pixel 2 XL phones are arriving -- but without an operating system installed, necessitating a return and replacement.

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Tim Cook addresses tax reform, Russian Facebook ads, customer privacy, more in interview

11/01/2017, 10:11 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with NBC News' Lester Holt on Wednesday to talk about issues affecting the modern tech industry landscape, from tax reform to concerns that Russia interfered with the 2016 presidential election through a wide-reaching social media campaign.

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Apple, other tech firms join legal challenge to Trump's DACA plans

11/01/2017, 07:11 pm

Apple is among a list of high-power technology companies to file briefs in support of a legal effort to halt President Donald Trump's plan to end protections for undocumented immigrants brought into America as children.

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Qualcomm profit plummets nearly 90 percent amid Apple legal spat

11/01/2017, 05:11 pm

Qualcomm posted quarterly earnings on Wednesday, noting a precipitous 89.7 percent decline in profits as the chipmaker faces a huge $778 million fine from Taiwanese regulators and an ongoing legal scrum with Apple.

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Tim Cook to appear on NBC News to discuss division and manipulation of people by social media

11/01/2017, 04:11 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook will appear on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, and will discuss the alleged Russian manipulation of the U.S. populace with social media.

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Irish court rejects appeal against Apple data center, clearing legal hurdles

11/01/2017, 09:11 am

The Irish High Court has tossed an appeal of a ruling in favor of Apple's Athenry data center, in theory removing the final legal obstacle towards the project's construction.

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Apple ID holders can now switch from third-party email address logins to Apple email domains

10/31/2017, 09:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated its Apple ID policy, allowing account holders using third-party email addresses as login credentials to switch to an Apple-provided email address.

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Samsung looks to reinvent Apple's Genius Bar with WeWork 'care centers'

10/31/2017, 12:10 am

Samsung is partnering with shared workplace startup WeWork to roll out a string of "care centers" at which customers can receive help with their Samsung device while taking care of business, an idea that aims to one-up Apple's Genius Bar.

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Sprint to end merger negotiations with T-Mobile, report says

10/30/2017, 06:10 pm

U.S. wireless carrier Sprint's parent company, SoftBank Group, is reportedly looking to back out of merger talks with T-Mobile after company executives raised concerns over losing control of the resulting entity.

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