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Apple’s European Headquarters Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Apple’s European headquarters in Cork, Ireland has been under a great deal of media scrutiny which revolves around the corporation tax rate. An investigation by the European Commission suggested Apple had incorrectly reported its financial earnings and…

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Refutes Tax Avoidance Claims

Apple has been accused of tax avoidance and exploiting loopholes in US legislation to move profits to tax havens. For example, Apple’s tax base is in Ireland with a 12.5% corporate rate while the US taxation…

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OCZ Announces Partnership with Currys PC World in the UK and Ireland

OCZ has announced a new partnership with Dixons Carphone for the resale of OCZ products at its Currys PC World stores. While there might be mixed feelings about the chain of stores, it’s great to be…

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Microsoft Refuse to Give Emails Despite Court Order

Microsoft executives have obviously been listening to too much N.W.A (NSFW – some bad language) recently. Although ordered by the federal court, they are refusing to hand over overseas-held email data to the feds. Microsoft have stated…

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Microsoft Ordered by Judge to Submit Customers Emails from Abroad

Microsoft Corp was ordered on Thursday by a U.S. government judge to turn over a customer’s email that is stored in a data center in Dublin, Ireland. The case has already drawn concern from privacy groups and…

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Apple Controversy Pushes Ireland To Alter Company Tax Laws

Apple make billions in profit every year and one would expect they would pay a sizeable amount of that in taxes, but they don’t, or at least no where near what they should. Apple use Ireland…

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Snowden’s Asylum Options: 1 Withdrawn 10 Rejected 10 Pending

According to reports by RT.com Snowden’s options for political asylum are rapidly evaporating. The NSA whistleblower has withdrawn his application for Asylum to Russia after they told him he could only have asylum if he stopped…

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Snowden Releases List Of Countries Contacted For Political Asylum Requests

While it is now relatively common knowledge that the famous internet surveillance NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is stuck in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, it hasn’t been well documented where he was seeking political asylum up until now. We’ve…

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The Pirate Bay Will Be Blocked In Ireland Based On High Court Order

If you’ve crossed the border from Northern Ireland to Ireland in the past you would of found that Ireland’s ISPs didn’t block the Pirate Bay like Northern Ireland’s ISPs did . However, that is all about…