Tag Archive: Investigation


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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Investigation into Apple’s Irish tax practices delayed to 2016

Having previously said that a verdict on Apple’s Irish tax arrangements would be announced by Christmas, a new report reveals that an announcement won’t be made until February next year after all. The reason for the delay is additional supplementary questions sent by E.C. investigators, concerning whether or not Apple potentially underpaid on billions of euros of tax […]

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

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U.S. senator backs FTC investigation into Apple Music

It was inevitable that the success of Apple Music was going to have some people screaming about anti-competitive practices, and that’s exactly what happened. Yesterday, senator (and former SNL alumni) Al Franken threw his hat into the ring by writing…

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EU launches formal antitrust investigation into Android

After years of examining the Android operating system, the European Commission has launched a formal antitrust investigation into claims that Google unfairly forces competitors into bundling its own apps on their devices. “The investigation will focus on whether Google has entered…

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Apple faces investigation by International Trade Commission

The Apple-Ericsson confrontation continues to heat up. The U.S. International Trade Commission says it will investigate Apple, based on two complaints alleging that Cupertino illegally infringed on Ericsson patents. Ericsson previously asked the ITC to block Apple products, such as the iPhone, from…

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Apple will face investigation from the International Trade Commission

The Apple-Ericsson confrontation is continuing to hot up as the U.S. International Trade Commission has announced it will investigate Apple, based on two complaints alleging that Cupertino illegally infringed on Ericsson patents. Ericsson previously asked the ITC to block Apple products, such…

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$1.3 billion L.A. Schools’ iPad dream ends after FBI investigation

The Los Angeles school board has officially shelved the $ 1.3 billion contract that would have provided iPads to every student, teacher and campus administrator in the district. The deal first stalled back in July, after which it was reported that…

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$1.3b L.A. Schools’ iPad dream ends after FBI investigation

The L.A. school board has officially shelved the $ 1.3 billion contract that would have provided iPads to every student, teacher and campus administrator in the district. The deal first stalled back in July, after which it was reported that former…

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$1.3b L.A. Schools’ iPad dream ends after FBI investigation

The L.A. school board has officially shelved the $ 1.3 billion contract that would have provided iPads to every student, teacher and campus administrator in the district. The deal first stalled back in July, after which it was reported that former…

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CVS, RiteAid face antitrust investigation after Apple Pay ban

CVS and Rite Aid kicked off the Apple Pay War last week by disabling Apple’s mobile wallet solution from working at stores, even though it was supported at launch, but a team of class action lawyers are helping fanboys fight…

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