Irish parliament backs appeal of the EU’s €13 billion Apple fine

Irish parliament backs appeal of the EU’s €13 billion Apple fine

The Irish parliament debated for 12 hours on Wednesday before voting 93-36 to appeal a European Commission ruling that ordered Apple to cough up €13 billion in unpaid taxes, with the record bill sparking concerns that investors might flee. The European Union’s demand that Ireland claw back billions in tax from Apple has hit the […]

Apple ordered to repay Ireland record €13 billion over undue tax benefits

Apple ordered to repay Ireland record €13 billion over undue tax benefits

EU antitrust regulators ordered Apple on Tuesday to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) in taxes plus interest to the Irish government after ruling that a special scheme to route profits through Ireland was illegal state aid. The massive sum, 40 times bigger than the previous known demand by the European Commission to […]

Tim Cook Says Apple Watch Battery Will Last All Day

Tim Cook Says Apple Watch Battery Will Last All Day

How long will the Apple Watch’s battery last? An entire day, according to The Telegraph, who recently interviewed Apple CEO Tim Cook. The battery life has been a subject of speculation since the Apple Watch was announced in September, with some saying it could be as short as 2.5 hours. Cook also told The Telegraph […]

WWDC Keynote Shows Apple Means Business

WWDC Keynote Shows Apple Means Business

Apple’s WWDC keynote had a message for cloud service providers. Apple knows it has the devices inside the enterprise, whether iPhone, iPad and even Macs, and it wants more than just the hardware business. It wants everything. And it’s coming for you That’s right, Apple wants to capture the cloud and provide the services you […]