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Apple ordered to repay record €13bn to cover unpaid EU

The European Commission ruled on Tuesday that “selective treatment” by Ireland allowed Apple to pay a tax rate of one percent on EU profits in 2003 down to 0.005 percent in 2014. The US company has been ordered to pay up to €13 billion to cover the unpaid tax. “Member States cannot give tax benefits […]Read More


New Apple update will push iPhone users to become organ

Apple are encouraging US iPhone users to become organ donors with their next software update in an effort to reduce America’s longstanding donor shortage. A new feature on the iPhone Health app will allow users to register as an organ, eye and tissue donor “with just a few taps.” Anyone who signs up within the […]Read More


Dead man found at Apple HQ in California

California police have launched an investigation following the discovery of a dead man at Apple’s headquarters in California. While information is still only emerging, it’s understood the body is that of an Apple employee and was discovered in a conference room on Apple’s Cupertino campus on Wednesday morning, KTVU reported. Read more: rt.comRead More


Facebook: Thailand’s most influential brand

Facebook is the most influential brand in Thailand, according to a survey that highlights closer association of Thai consumers with information technology. Aside from Facebook, dominating Ipsos’ first edition of ‘The Top Ten Most Influential Brands in Thailand’ include Google, Apple, Microsoft, and YouTube. Read more: The NationRead More


Turkmenistan Singer Gives Apple a Sales Boost

Apple’s iPhone has just earned a plug from an unexpected source: a pop star in isolated Turkmenistan. Global Voices recently noted how the government is reportedly cracking down on smartphone usage as a video of schoolgirls thrashing around to the Far East Movement’s Turn Up the Love continues to get thousands of hits on YouTube. […]Read More


Listeriosis-associated apple detected in Thailand

BANGKOK, 17 January 2015 (NNT) – Thai authorities have confirmed the existence of Listeriosis-associated apples imported from the United States to Thailand, advising the public to thoroughly wash fruits and vegetables before consumption. The Director-General of the Department of Medical Science (DMSC) Apichai Mongkol have addressed the warning issued from the U.S. Food and Drug […]Read More


Workers Who Make Your iPhone Possible Are Fighting Labor Abuse

Suffering from low wages, contractualization, and indecent working conditions, many Filipino workers who create the microchips used for smartphones, tablets, and other tech gadgets rarely get to use the tools that they themselves have produced in the assembly lines. Yet Filipino workers that have made our cellphone calls, text messages, social networking, and online activities […]Read More