U.S. Senator Rob Portman from Ohio has just raised a fascinating point at today’s Senate Sub-Committee Hearing to Examine Offshore Profit Shifting and Tax Avoidance by Apple Inc. The American corporate tax system is so broken that Apple is at a competitive disadvantage against Samsung when it comes to the taxes it pays globally, and [...]
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Despite increasing competition from the likes of Samsung and Google, Apple continues to be the world’s most valuable brand, according to the latest annual BrandZ report from Millward Brown. The Cupertino company was one of three technology firms in the top five, with Google and IBM placed in second and third respectively. Apple’s brand value [...]
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Apple executives are testifying before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee today on tax evasion practices, specifically on routing funds offshore to avoid the U.S. government’s 35% corporate tax rate. This is the highest single tax rate in the world, and Apple has avoided paying billions in U.S. taxes by storing more than two thirds of its [...]
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Apple CEO Tim Cook is scheduled to appear before a Senate committee tomorrow morning to talk about Apple’s off-shore cash that’s now worth over $100 billion. Last week, Cook stated that his company believes the entire U.S. corporate tax system needs to be overhauled to encourage companies like Apple to bring earnings from overseas back [...]
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Apple CEO Tim Cook is scheduled to appear before theÂ U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee tomorrow as part of a probe into tax evasion strategies among American corporations. Apple released its official testimony for the hearing earlier today, noting that is is one of the biggest taxpayers in the country. Among the witnesses tomorrow will be Apple [...]
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How loyal are you to Apple? New research shows that Apple has the most loyal and devoted customer base in the computer business. Forrester recently conducted a survey to determine how loyal the average computer owner is to a given company. WhileÂ 85% of worldwide customers don’t claim loyalty to a certain brand (defined in the [...]
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Not only are Apple Stores some of the most popular retail stores on the planet, they’re also the most successful. This year Apple Stores have continued to outpace the entire industry, and as a result Apple is now making more money per visitor than ever before.
According to some analysis by Horace Dediu at Asymco, last quarter the number of Apple Store visitors grew 7%, and as a result Apple [Read More...]
Turkey’s tablet loving Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan, has been going on a tour of the U.S. Â in pursuit of the greatest tablet marker in the world to arm his students with. The prime minister visited Silicon Valley on May 18th to be briefed by the world’s best technology companies on their latest endeavors.
ErdoÄŸanÂ is looking to buy 10.6 million iPads for his country’s education new education project Faith.Â So far,Â ErdoÄŸan was first [Read More...]
The eBook publishing price-fixing scandal raised its fugly head again this week when the US Justice Department filed documents in advance of the June 3 trial in New York.
Among those documents was a series of emails and documents in which eBook pricing strategy and tactics are discussed.
An email from late founder and CEO Steve Jobs to New Corporationâ€™s James Murdoch got all the attention. (The email itself [Read More...]
A new Mac malware has been found in the wild that allowed attackers to steal data and install unauthorized apps on a compromised machine. What makes this malware different than other recent Mac malware, though, is that it breezes right past Gatekeeper… and the people behind it might have been gunning for the life of their malware victim.
Known security researcher and privacy activist Jacob Applebaum discovered the malware — which [Read More...]