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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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Rivals pile on to mock Apple’s ugly iPhone battery case

Apple made a minor design faux pas with its newly-launched iPhone Smart Battery Case, so of course all of the company’s rivals are doing the mature thing and getting on with their own work, knowing that joining the pile-on will only come back to bite them. Wait — that’s not what’s happening at all! In […]

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

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Apple’s pile of money is patent trolls’ favorite target

A whopping 9 out of 10 patent lawsuits filed against tech companies in the first half of 2015 were brought by NPEs (non-practicing enterprises, a.k.a patent trolls), a new report reveals. Thanks to its status as the world’s most valuable company,…

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How Apple’s massive cash pile is holding back its stock price

Despite meteoric iPhone sales, a hot new watch, and a music service coming soon, Apple’s stock price has stalled the last few months, and its massive pile of cash could be a big reason why. Apple analyst Neil Cybart explained…

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Tax proposal may let Apple bring its massive cash pile home again

Apple’s got more money in the bank right now than you or I could ever make if we were giving thousands of lifetimes. Due to tax laws, however, most of it is kept overseas — a not unusual business practice for…

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Watch Apple’s massive cash hoard pile up in real-time

Apple’s massive pile of cash is about to get even bigger this weekend as the the iPhone 6 triggers an avalanche of new upgrades after shattering Apple’s record for pre-orders in a 24 hour period. Now you can watch Apple’s…

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Samsung’s Growing Cash Pile Reaches $28.5 Billion

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Samsung’s recent success in the smartphone market with devices like the Galaxy S II, the Galaxy S III, and the Galaxy Note family have helped the company grab market share by the bucketload, and with that comes heaps of cash.

The Korean electronic giant now has almost $ 40 billion in cash and cash reserves, which, after taking away its debt, equals 31.2 trillion won ($ 28.5 billion) in cash stockpiled for  [Read More…]