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Topic: France

France approves digital tax measures against Apple despite US pressure

07/13/2019, 12:07 pm

The French government has approved proposals for a tax on digital services, one that affects Apple and other major tech companies, despite concern the measure is unfairly targeting US-based companies in a bid to claw back tax revenue.

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U.S. to investigate planned French tax on Apple, other tech giants [u]

07/10/2019, 05:07 pm

President Donald Trump is planning to launch a probe into France's intent to implement a digital tax initiative targeting large internet companies, an investigation that could lead to tariffs or trade restrictions.

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Seven Apple Music 'Up Next' concerts coming to major Apple stores

07/01/2019, 11:07 am

Seven special concerts featuring Apple Music's "Up Next" lineup will take place at Apple stores in major cities, an official events coordinator revealed on Monday.

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Apple's iPads are transforming students' lives in multilingual European classrooms

06/12/2019, 03:06 am

Teachers across Europe are using iPads to help them work with students who are having to learn a new language as well as their regular lessons, including some who have never been in a classroom before.

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Revolut adds Apple Pay in latest update for users in France, Poland, UK

05/29/2019, 09:05 am

In its latest update to its app, Revolut's digital banking service has added support for Apple Pay in a few European countries.

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Key EU countries block draft of digital tax on tech corporations like Apple

04/08/2019, 09:04 am

This weekend, Sweden, Finland, Ireland and Denmark blocked a draft proposal of tax that would affect major tech corporations operating in the European Union.

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Apple's 'There's More to iPhone' campaign highlights environmental and data protection features in new videos

03/01/2019, 09:03 am

Apple has rolled out an advertising campaign titled "There's more to iPhone" to the United Kingdom and France, with a trio of videos and a corporate microsite highlighting how Apple and the iPhone handles and protects a user's data, recycles devices, and offers software improvements that even help older models go faster.

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Ultra-exclusive BeatsX + Sacai headphones to go on sale in Paris March 4

02/28/2019, 12:02 pm

Apple's Beats is linking with a Japanese fashion brand, Sacai, to sell a special-edition BeatsX -- but you may have to book a ticket to France to have a shot at it.

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Apple agrees to pay French government $571M in back taxes

02/05/2019, 07:02 am

Apple has made an agreement with the French government to make a payment reported to be around 500 million euros ($571 million), to cover back taxes owed by the iPhone producer to the country, following the completion of a lengthy audit.

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Apple translates 'Everyone Can Create' curriculum to new European languages

01/21/2019, 08:01 am

Apple on Monday released four new translations of the "Everyone Can Create" curriculum on Apple Books, meant to develop music, video, photo, and illustration skills -- specifically using Apple's iPad.

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Austria looking at raising taxes on Apple amidst European disagreement

12/31/2018, 09:12 am

Having failed to get all 28 European Union countries to back a plan to tax the likes of Apple and Amazon, the Austrian Chancellor has announced plans to follow France in implementing new national taxes on tech giants starting in 2020.

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France to hit Apple, other tech giants with new digital tax in January

12/17/2018, 10:12 am

France will introduce a new tax aimed at major technology companies, including Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook, with the digital tax attempting to extract funds from the tech giants while other efforts to reform European tax law are underway.

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Looters rob Bordeaux Apple Store during French 'Yellow Vest' protests

12/10/2018, 08:12 am

The Bordeaux Apple Store was attacked during protests and riots against the French government across the country, with the store essentially cleaned out by the thieves.

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Apple previews luxurious Champs-Elysees store in Paris ahead of Sunday launch

11/15/2018, 08:11 am

Signaling the importance of the location, Apple on Thursday made a special announcement for its upcoming Champs-Elysees store, which opens in Paris on Sunday, November 18.

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AppleCare+ for Mac comes to Canada, Mexico, Europe and beyond

10/31/2018, 05:10 pm

Apple is bringing its AppleCare+ for Mac with accidental damage warranty coverage to several additional markets, giving customers in Canada, Mexico, Saudi Arabia and large swath of Europe extra peace of mind for a price.

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Apple partners with France's Simplon for Swift app development training

10/23/2018, 09:10 am

Apple on Tuesday announced a partnership with a French vocational school to teach Apple's Swift, the open-source programming language used mostly for the company's own app platforms.

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Apple's Tim Cook visits Berlin & Paris in advance of Brussels data privacy event

10/22/2018, 05:10 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook is making a variety of pitstops in Europe ahead of speaking at Wednesday's European Data Protection Conference, and on Monday visited developers in Berlin and Paris.

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Apple Business Chat expands to Canada, UK, Japan, several other countries

10/02/2018, 10:10 am

Apple's iMessage-based Business Chat platform is now available in many more countries, having originally launched as a U.S. exclusive earlier this year.

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Apple Pay Cash sightings in France, Germany suggest rollout imminent

10/02/2018, 07:10 am

Apply Pay users in France and Germany may gain the ability to use Apple Pay Cash in the near future, with sightings of the set-up process and support pages indicating the launch of the personal payments feature likely to launch in the two countries very soon.

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Apple Music to host Christine and the Queens concert in Paris ahead of new film & album

09/04/2018, 10:09 am

Apple Music will host a concert by synthpop band Christine and the Queens in Paris on Sept. 13, marking both the debut of a new album, "Chris," and a short film about it.

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