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Joe Mullin / Ars Technica:
Cisco expects to pay $188M to Rockstar, the Apple-owned patent licensor   —  Cisco is preparing to dole out a serious chunk of cash to settle its patent lawsuit with Rockstar, a patent-holding company created out of the ashes of Nortel, a Canadian telecom.  —  The $188-million pre-tax charge …
Nov 19, 2014, 8:45 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Apple Said to Seek First Bond Offering in Euros   —  Apple Inc. (AAPL) is gearing up for its first bond offering in euros as the iPhone maker seeks to fund another round of shareholder rewards without tapping overseas cash that would be subject to repatriation taxes.
Nov 4, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Jim Edwards / Business Insider:
Apple Defends The Irish Tax Arrangement That Allegedly Saved It Billions Since The '90s   —  This is a photo of Apple's facility in Cork, Ireland, the structure that is the fruit of a deal cut between Apple and the Irish government in the late 1980s and early 1990s.  —  Apple founder Steve Jobs first opened the facility in 1980.
Sep 30, 2014, 7:15 AMIn context
Tom Fairless / Wall Street Journal:
EU Believes Apple's Irish Tax Deal Breached Rules   —  European Union Comments Outline Reasons Why it Opened an In-Depth Investigation  —  BRUSSELS—European Union regulators said Tuesday they believe that tax deals granted to Apple Inc. in Ireland constitute illegal state support for the U.S. company …
Sep 30, 2014, 4:35 AMIn context
Tim Worstall / Forbes:
Despite several published reports, the European Commission is not fining or even accusing Apple of anything   —  The European Commission Is Not About To Fine Apple; Nor Even To Accuse The Company Of Anything  —  Several newspapers seem to have got themselves into a bit of a tizzy …
Sep 29, 2014, 12:45 PMIn context
AppleInsider:
European Commission seeking retroactive tax windfall from Apple Inc subsidiary in Ireland   —  The European Commission is expected to release a report this week alleging that Ireland provided illegal “state aid” to Apple when it set tax rates for the company in 1991 and 2007 …
Sep 29, 2014, 5:15 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sprint launches “iPhone for Life” plan: new iPhone every two years and unlimited data for $70 per month   —  Sprint's ‘IPhone for Life’ Plan Lets Users Upgrade Every 2 Years  —  Sprint Corp. (S) introduced an “iPhone for Life” plan that lets customers get a new version …
Sep 9, 2014, 8:50 PMIn context
David Meyer / Gigaom:
Apple's Irish tax avoidance schemes come under formal European investigation   —  European authorities have launched a probe into whether Apple's corporate income tax arrangements in Ireland are legal, or whether they qualify as unlawful state aid.  —  Ireland is the base of choice …
Jun 11, 2014, 11:30 AMIn context
RTÉ:
European Commission to investigate Irish tax arrangements with Apple   —  Ireland has been accused of creating a system that allowed Apple to sidestep large tax payments worldwide  —  The European Commission is to open a formal investigation into Apple's tax arrangements with Ireland.
Jun 10, 2014, 6:45 PMIn context
Alex Wilhelm / TechCrunch:
Apple To Raise Another $17B In Debt To Avoid Repatriating Foreign-Held Cash   —  As it looks to return more of its accumulated past-net profit margin — cash, and so forth — to investors, Apple will again turn to debt to raise the funds needed.  —  If that seems odd, keep in mind …
Apr 28, 2014, 4:15 PMIn context

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