EU competition chief denies anti-US bias in investigating tax deals like Apple's

Article Image The European Commission is not unfairly targeting American corporations like Apple when it comes to cracking down on tax deals constituting illegal state aid, according to the E.U.’s competition head, Margrethe Vestager.

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Tim Cook says businesses should tackle climate change & equal rights proactively, not wait for governments

Article Image Large corporations should actively wield their power and influence for the good of the planet and its people, rather than sitting back and waiting for governments to take the lead, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said in a speech at Italy’s top business school on Tuesday.

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Defense bill passed by US House could allow easier contracts with tech firms like Apple

Article Image Major high-tech corporations like Apple could potentially reap new and easier military contracts under a bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday.

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How to fly cross-country without using airports

Corporations and the ultra-rich will soon be able to skirt airport hassles during cross-country flights by landing and taking off from their homes and offices.


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Apple might be 'named and shamed' in Australia for avoiding taxes

Apple, Google and other large multinational corporations conducting operations in Australia might soon see their annual tax payments made public as a result of a government inquiry into corporate tax dodgers.

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HSBC UK says Apple Pay support coming within 2 weeks

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation’s surprising absence from Apple Pay’s UK launch earlier this week will not last much longer, the bank has confirmed, with final testing under way and availability said to come within two weeks.

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Apple signs on to Obama's cybersecurity framework as Tim Cook calls privacy 'life and death' issue

Apple is among more than a half-dozen major U.S. corporations that have agreed to integrate the White House’s Cybersecurity Framework into their operations, but the iPhone maker will not share security information with the federal government.



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Enterprise tablet adoption slowing, but Apple's iOS still dominates corporate world

Though fewer corporations have indicated they are planning to deploy tablets in 2015, Apple’s iOS is still the leading platform for corporations embracing the post-PC era, far ahead of smartphones and tablets running Android or Windows.



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Apple joins President Obama's 'SupplierPay' initiative aimed at boosting U.S. small business

The Obama administration announced on Friday that Apple is one of a number of U.S. corporations — including Coca-Cola and IBM — that have agreed to pay smaller component suppliers more quickly in an effort to increase cash flow throughout the supply chain.



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Prosecutors say hacker helped thwart hundreds of cyberattacks

A prolific computer hacker who infiltrated the servers of major corporations later switched sides and helped the government disrupt hundreds of cyberattacks on Congress, NASA and other sensitive targets, according to federal prosecutors.

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