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Osram LEDs illuminate the Sistine Chapel

Oct 30 2014 10:24pm CDT | Source: LEDinside

The Sistine Chapel in Rome is now illuminated by a novel lighting solution from Osram. After 500 years, this extraordinary piece of art history can now be experienced in unprecedented quality, bathed in the light of more than 7,000 LEDs. The installation that has been put in place over the last few months is designed to protect the artworks while enabling much stronger lighting. At the same time, it will use up to 90 percent less electricity than the previous installa ...
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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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Solar glass price plunge to cease as trade sanctions take effect, says IHS

Oct 29 2014 2:27am CDT | Source: Digitimes

After falling by about 50% from 2009-2014, pricing for solar glass is set to commence a rebound starting in 2015, as anti-dumping duties levied by the European Union ...
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Ireland expected to dissolve 'Double Irish' tax loophole benefitting Apple, others

Oct 13 2014 7:28pm CDT | Source: Apple Insider

After pressure from the European Union's antitrust watchdog, Ireland's government is expected to announce changes to its tax residency, phasing out the popular multinational tax loophole e ...
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Apple Store Black Friday 2014 Sale uncovered
Apple Store Black Friday 2014 Sale uncovered
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$1 Samsung Galaxy S5 Best Buy Black Friday Deal is on Sale Now
$1 Samsung Galaxy S5 Best Buy Black Friday Deal is on Sale Now
The Best Buy Black Friday 2014 Deal on the Samsung Galaxy S5 is live now. You pay $1 on contract for the Samsung Galaxy S5. | by Luigi Lugmayr
 
 

Replacement of conventional lighting with LED picks up pace in US, Europe

Oct 13 2014 9:12am CDT | Source: Digitimes

As power utilities in the US have offered subsidies for LED lighting products with Energy Star certification and the European Union will lower RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Directive maximum mercury content from 5mg to 3mg for conventional lamps of below 30W by the end of 2017, the replacement of conventional lighting with LED lighting has pi ...
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Amazon also facing tax showdown with European Union regulatory agency

Oct 7 2014 10:08am CDT | Source: MacNN

Similar to Apple's arrangement in Ireland, Amazon has a special, and legal, tax arrangement with Luxembourg. Amazon's, like Apple's, is now under fire by the European Commission for corporate tax avoidance. The European Commission is claiming that despite its legality, a favorable tax rate deal with Amazon's own patent holding company in Luxembourg violates European ...
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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 state and could therefore be viewed as il ...
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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 avo ...
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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 orig ...
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