Tag Archive: Loophole


Ireland plans to close tax loophole that helped Apple save billions

Ireland will apparently announce plans to phase out its “Double Irish” tax arrangement that has allowed companies like Apple and Google to save billions, according to a Reuters report citing sources familiar with the matter. Over the past 18 months,…Read more ›

Apple blocks ‘date trick’ loophole that allows emulators on iOS

A neat trick that allows old console emulators and other unapproved apps to be installed on iOS devices without jailbreaking is set to be wiped out with iOS 8.1. Apple has finally taken action against the “date trick” many users have long…Read more ›

Apple blocks ‘date trick’ loophole that allows emulators on iOS

A neat trick that allows old console emulators and other unapproved apps to be installed on iOS devices without jailbreaking is set to be wiped out with iOS 8.1. Apple has finally taken action against the “date trick” many users have long…Read more ›

Ireland Considers Closing Loophole Used By Apple To Avoid Higher Taxes

Apple believes it’s the highest taxpayer in the U.S, but the company has still been subjected to intense scrutiny because the majority of its cash isn’t located stateside, but in offshore subsidiaries scattered around the globe. In a U.S. Senate Permanent…Read more ›

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How Did Apple Get Samsungs Phones Banned Across Europe? By Closing A Dutch Legal Loophole

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Samsung had used the Netherlands as a loophole against an EU-wide ban on its products. That option is now closed after a Netherlands court rules the Korean companys smartphones violate Apple patents. The decision could tie a knot in Samsungs distribution chain, the latest win for the Cupertino, Calif. iPhone maker. The Wednesday ruling by a Dutch court at The Hague hurts only Samsungs smartphones, but  [Read More…]