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European Commission finds Ireland's tax deal with Apple amounts to illegal state aid

Sep 30 2014 5:13am CDT | Source: Apple Insider

In an official preliminary finding published on Tuesday, the European Union's antitrust watchdog said it believes Apple is receiving special treatment from Ireland in the form of tax agreements, a situation that constitutes ...
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Apple and Samsung Pushing EU for Restricting Patent Troll’s Power

Source: Apple Balla | Feb 25 2014, 12:43pm CST | by Ehsanul Haque Kanan

Apple and Samsung Pushing EU for Restricting Patent Troll’s Power
Apple and Samsung pushed their past rivalry aside, as they decide to join in a group of 19 companies to send a letter to the EU with a view to restricting the patent trolling power
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EU plans to publish details of Apple’s alleged tax evasion

Sep 29 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Cult of Mac

Regulators are set to break down the reason tax deals given to Apple in Ireland violate EU laws, according to people familiar with the matter. The European Commission began formal investigations into the tax avoidance is ...
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Apple could be liable for billions of euros in fines, as EU reportedly prepares tax accusations

Sep 29 2014 3:02am CDT | Source: GigaOm: Apple

Back in June, the European Commission started sniffing around Apple’s tax arrangements in Ireland, to see whether the Irish government’s acceptance of the firm’s elaborate tax avoidance tricks amounted to unlawful state aid. According to a Sunday Financial Times report, the Commission now has its preliminary […] Apple could be liable for billions of euros in fines, as EU reportedly prepares tax accusations originall ...
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Each Unit of Apples Watch’s AMOLED Screen Reportedly Costs $27.41
Each Unit of Apple Watch’s AMOLED Screen Reportedly Costs $27.41
The cost of the AMOLED display of the new smartwatch is pretty high | by Ehsanul Haque Kanan
Apple Reportedly Releasing the 27-Inch Retina iMac in October 2014
Apple Reportedly Releasing the 27-Inch Retina iMac in October 2014
Apple is rumored to introduce the new 27-inch iMac with Retina display in the next month | by Ehsanul Haque Kanan
Apple Says Bent Phones Aren't Common
Apple Says Bent Phones Aren't Common
The bending problems should not happen for most users | by Bijon Kumar Pramanik

EU to report findings on Apple, Ireland tax details this week

Sep 28 2014 4:16pm CDT | Source: MacNN

A report from the European Union that investigated tax deals between Apple and Ireland could be coming as soon as tomorrow. The European Commission will offering its findings from its formal investigation that was launched in June, showing that Apple benefited from illegal state ...
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60 percent of apps fail basic privacy tests, finds international cross-governmental study

Sep 12 2014 7:10am CDT | Source: 9to5Mac

A review of 1,211 apps carried out by a coalition of privacy officials across 19 countries found that 60 percent of them failed at least one basic privacy test, reports the WSJ. The officials found that 60% of apps raised privacy concerns, based on three criteria: They did not disclose how they used personal information; they required that the user give up an excessive amount of personal data as a condition of downloading the app; and their privacy policies were r ...
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OLAF to probe Taiwan PV makers suspected of helping China firms evade import restrictions

Sep 9 2014 11:41pm CDT | Source: Digitimes

The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) will investigate certain Taiwan-based PV makers suspected of helping China-based PV module makers evade the EU's minimum import price and import quota, according to PV industry sources in ...
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Purported iPhone Speaker Assembly and USB Chargers [Photos]

Aug 26 2014 1:37pm CDT | Source: iClarified

A new speaker assembly and USB chargers allegedly for the iPhone 6 have surfaced online. Photos of the parts were posted by ElekWorld.We've seen the charger already; however, ElekWorld shows off US, EU, and AU versions of the unit.In the images below you can see the speaker assembly compared to the the assembly of the iPhone 5s. Share Article:Facebook,   Twitter,   LinkedIn,   Google Plus,   Email,   Reddit,   Digg,   Delicious,   StumbleUponFollow iClarified:Facebook,   Twitter,   Linke ...
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TPVIA dismisses speculation over looming EU solar probe

Aug 18 2014 10:14pm CDT | Source: Digitimes

The Taiwan Photovoltaic Industry Association (TPVIA) has dismissed speculation that the EU will launch an investigation into China-based PV module makers and their suppliers, including those from Taiwan, over allegedly illegal practice to evade impo ...
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