Tag Archive: Halt


Even moving Apple’s cash pile home won’t halt E.U. tax investigation

Even bringing Apple’s sizable cash pile back to the U.S. wouldn’t stop the E.U. from investigating the company’s Irish tax arrangements, claims E.U. competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager. “Whether or not Apple wants to repatriate part of their un-repatriated profits is purely up to Apple and is of no concern [to] our case work,” she told reporters after a […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Why Halt & Catch Fire is must-see geek TV (and why we can’t let it die)

Halt and Catch Fire isn’t Silicon Valley where the presence of a woman in a skirt sends the coders into a tailspin. This is the dying cry of the zipless f**k, before everyone got spooked about AIDS. This is hot… Read more ›

Violence makes Apple supplier halt production in Vietnam

Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn has shut down its operations in Vietnam for three days as a result of anti-China protests over oil drilling. China recently began drilling for oil near to the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea. The… Read more ›