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Thursday, Sep 1, 2016 at 08:33 AM EDT

US Tax Law Allows for Retaliation in EU Apple Case

US Tax Law Allows for Retaliation in EU Apple Case

U.S. tax laws giveUS the Obama administration power to double tax rates for European companies doing business in America should it choose to dramatically escalate a dispute with the European Union over Apple's...

Thursday, Sep 1, 2016 at 06:44 AM EDT

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Batteries Reportedly Catch Fire

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Batteries Reportedly Catch Fire

Almost $7 billion was wiped off smartphone giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's market value Thursday after it delayed shipments of its Galaxy Note 7 amid reports of exploding batteries, NBC News reported. Faults...

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016 at 05:33 PM EDT

Facebook Changes Trending Topics After False Report

Facebook Changes Trending Topics After False Report

Facebook's changes to its "Trending Topics" section are being questioned after it featured a false report about Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly. The story posted Saturday falsely claimed Kelly had been fired by Fox...

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016 at 02:48 PM EDT

Tesla Needs More Money to Keep Model 3 On Track

Tesla Needs More Money to Keep Model 3 On Track

Automaker Tesla will need to raise additional capital in order to continue as planned with development of its new Model 3 sedan and its giant battery “gigafactory” in Reno, the company said Wednesday. The...

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 12:16 PM EDT

FBI Director Wants 'Adult Conversation' on Device Encryption

FBI Director Wants 'Adult Conversation' on Device Encryption

FBI Director James Comey warned again Tuesday about the bureau's inability to access digital devices because of encryption and said investigators were collecting information about the challenge in preparation...

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 07:00 AM EDT

EU: Apple Must Pay Up to $14.5B in Back Taxes

EU: Apple Must Pay Up to $14.5B in Back Taxes

The European Union says Ireland has given illegal tax benefits worth up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) to Apple Inc. and must now recover the unpaid back taxes from the U.S. technology company, plus...

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 01:56 PM EDT

Apple Expected to Show New iPhone at Event Next Week

Apple Expected to Show New iPhone at Event Next Week

Apple is expected to show off a new iPhone next week when the company holds its fall product launch event in San Francisco.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 10:49 AM EDT

Pope Francis Chats With Mark Zuckerberg in Vatican

Pope Francis Chats With Mark Zuckerberg in Vatican

Pope Francis has met with Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Zuckerberg's wife, Priscilla Chan, at the Vatican.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 07:16 AM EDT

Mock Mars Crew Returns to Civilization, After Year in Isolation

Mock Mars Crew Returns to Civilization, After Year in Isolation

After a year living in isolation, six crew members on a mock mission to Mars emerged on Sunday, Space.com and NBC News reported. The crew members had been living in an isolated habitation the bare, rocky slopes...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 08:08 AM EDT

Why Apple Just Made a Key iPhone Security Update

Why Apple Just Made a Key iPhone Security Update

The suspicious text message that appeared on Ahmed Mansoor's iPhone promised to reveal details about torture in the United Arab Emirates' prisons. All Mansoor had to do was click the link. Mansoor, a human...

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