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Apple

Apple

Apple Inc. is a California based computer hardware and software manufacturer. The company was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne in 1976. The company operates worldwide with 34,000 employees and made $8 billion profit in 2009. The company is most famous for its mp3 player, the iPod.

# apple - Thursday 12 September, 2013

From Business ETC Taoiseach: OECD says we’re not a tax haven, FF: You’re being complacent Talking Tax

Taoiseach: OECD says we’re not a tax haven, FF: You’re being complacent

The Taoiseach and Fianna Fáil spokesperson Michael McGrath were responding to news that the European Commission is scrutinising Ireland’s tax regime.

# apple - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

From Business ETC Apple to launch two new phones later this year IPhone

Apple to launch two new phones later this year

The company has unveiled two new models of the iPhone, as well as a new operating system.

From Business ETC Apple includes fingerprint recognition in new iPhone IPhone

Apple includes fingerprint recognition in new iPhone

Apple claim that their new ‘Touch ID’ feature is among the ‘most advanced pieces of hardware and software’ they’ve ever put in their technology.

From Business ETC So, how did Apple’s competitors react to the iPhone announcements? Burn

6 new iPhone features that would actually change your life

The iPhone 5s launches tonight. But will it do any of these things?

# apple - Sunday 1 September, 2013

From Business ETC These ten computer operating systems never made the grade MS-DOS

These ten computer operating systems never made the grade

You’re more likely to find an ATM running on some of these systems than a desktop computer or smartphone.

# apple - Thursday 29 August, 2013

# apple - Monday 26 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what happened today: Monday News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about John Kerry’s strong speech on Syria and a shooting that went wrong in Dublin.

# apple - Thursday 22 August, 2013

From Business ETC New iPhone could be gold, scratch resistant and have a fingerprint scanner Apple

New iPhone could be gold, scratch resistant and have a fingerprint scanner

Apple is reported to be releasing two new iPhones in September – the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C.

# apple - Saturday 10 August, 2013

From Business ETC The cheap version of Apple’s new iPhone could look like this IPhone 5C This post contains images

The cheap version of Apple’s new iPhone could look like this

They’re calling it the iPhone 5C and this is what it might look like…

# apple - Sunday 4 August, 2013

From Business ETC 13-year-old Waterford programmer in NY Apple Store keynote speech Jordan Casey

13-year-old Waterford programmer in NY Apple Store keynote speech

The young entrepreneur is CEO of his own games company, and started writing code when he was nine.

# apple - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

From Business ETC Fewer iPad sales and older iPhone purchases mean Apple’s earnings fall again Apple

Fewer iPad sales and older iPhone purchases mean Apple’s earnings fall again

The results announced today mark the second straight quarter that Apple’s earnings have fallen from the previous year after a decade of steadily rising profits.

# apple - Monday 22 July, 2013

From Business ETC Apple’s developer site was hacked Hacked

Apple’s developer site was hacked

Apple says an intruder attempted to secure the personal information of some of the registered developers from the site.

# apple - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Judge: Apple conspired to raise prices on e-books Apple

Judge: Apple conspired to raise prices on e-books

A New York judge has found Apple guilty of price-fixing for ebooks.

# apple - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

From Business ETC Is the iWatch coming? Apple is trademarking the name in Japan IWatch

Is the iWatch coming? Apple is trademarking the name in Japan

And here’s why the development of such a product makes absolute sense…

# apple - Sunday 30 June, 2013

From Business ETC How some tech companies use numbers to make eye-popping claims Smart Economy

How some tech companies use numbers to make eye-popping claims

We’re not saying there isn’t some basic truth in them but…

# apple - Saturday 22 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added Steve Jobs film Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added Steve Jobs film

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# apple - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: I didn’t raise US senate claim that Ireland is a tax haven with Obama Talking Tax This post contains videos

Taoiseach: I didn’t raise US senate claim that Ireland is a tax haven with Obama

Enda Kenny met with Barack Obama at the G8 summit in Lough Erne this week but did not raise recent US Senate committee claims about Ireland being a tax haven for Apple.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: Ireland wants to be part of G8 tax evasion plan, defends corporate tax rate G8 This post contains videos

Taoiseach: Ireland wants to be part of G8 tax evasion plan, defends corporate tax rate

Enda Kenny was speaking to the media as the G8 summit came to a conclusion in Lough Erne today.

# apple - Monday 17 June, 2013

From Business ETC Apple does not collect ‘a mountain of personal details’ Apple

Apple does not collect ‘a mountain of personal details’

In a statement, Apple says authorities ask for information mostly for police reasons – finding missing kids, tracking down vulnerable people, investigating crimes and preventing suicides.

# apple - Friday 14 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Civil liberties groups claim PRISM breaches international human rights Civil Liberties

Civil liberties groups claim PRISM breaches international human rights

A full-page newspaper ad, to coincide with an EU-US summit in Dublin, claims surveillance breaches United Nations conventions.

# apple - Thursday 13 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From Business ETC US committee wants to impose US tax on Google and Apple’s Irish income Talking Tax

US committee wants to impose US tax on Google and Apple’s Irish income

A Congressional committee has been told that a ‘carrot and stick’ approach is favoured among politicians and US businesses.

# apple - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie EU to raise concerns about US data surveillance in Dublin summit Data Collection

EU to raise concerns about US data surveillance in Dublin summit

The European Commission says it will ask the US for assurances about the legality of its data harvesting this week.

# apple - Monday 10 June, 2013

Want to see a toddler eat a raw onion like an apple? This post contains videos
From Business ETC iOS 7: Apple unveils a new operating system for iPhone and iPad IOS 7

iOS 7: Apple unveils a new operating system for iPhone and iPad

The operating system for over 400 million devices will be available to download later this year.

# apple - Thursday 6 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Will the new iPhone be curved, have fingerprint scanning and look like this? Phone Fingerprint

Will the new iPhone be curved, have fingerprint scanning and look like this?

Fingerprint technology would greatly simplify and speed up a customer’s interaction with their device.

# apple - Friday 31 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Senators insists Ireland IS a tax haven, despite ambassador’s letter Talking Tax

Senators insists Ireland IS a tax haven, despite ambassador’s letter

Carl Levin and John McCain have dismissed the Irish ambassador’s account of Ireland’s corporate tax system.

# apple - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Apple CEO: ‘Nothing nefarious’ about Irish tax affairs Deal Or No Deal

Apple CEO: ‘Nothing nefarious’ about Irish tax affairs

Tim Cook says there’s no special arrangement on tax with the Irish Government.

# apple - Sunday 26 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Minister calls Shatter controversy trivial and superficial Bottle Of Smoke

Minister calls Shatter controversy trivial and superficial

“We have more important things to talk about in this country,” Pat Rabbitte told RTÉ’s The Week in Politics.

From TheJournal.ie Tumblr $1 billion deal sparks talk on next big tech target Next Big Thing

Tumblr $1 billion deal sparks talk on next big tech target

“All the big internet companies that have money are potential buyers. Then it depends on what they want to be and how much they are willing to pay.”

# apple - Thursday 23 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Noonan: US Senate is “misleading” the world on Ireland’s tax rate Corporation Tax

Noonan: US Senate is “misleading” the world on Ireland’s tax rate

The finance minister says the supposed ’2 per cent’ tax rate wrongly implies that Apple’s global profits are all taxable here.

# apple - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

From Business ETC Leaders back EU’s plan to attack ‘tax planning’ by the end of 2013 Talking Tax

Leaders back EU’s plan to attack ‘tax planning’ by the end of 2013

The heads of the 27 EU member states have called for ‘rapid progress’ on plans to stop companies abusing international structures.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says Ireland does not give special tax deals Tax Gimmicks

Taoiseach says Ireland does not give special tax deals

Enda Kenny came under pressure from reporters in Brussels ahead of a European Council meeting with a focus on tax evasion and fraud.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland be tougher on multi-national companies when it comes to tax? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland be tougher on multi-national companies when it comes to tax?

Apple, which employs 4,000 people in Ireland, pays a tax rate of less than two per cent in Ireland.

# apple - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie US Senate: Irish tax havens are leaving US children without education Tax Avoidance

US Senate: Irish tax havens are leaving US children without education

Corporate giant Apple transferred 64 per cent of its income to Irish subsidiaries.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue and Finance Department deny tax deal with Apple Corporation Tax

Revenue and Finance Department deny tax deal with Apple

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore claims Ireland’s tax system is “very transparent”.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is Apple’s ‘Holy Grail of tax avoidance’ Hollyhill Industrial Estate

Ireland is Apple’s ‘Holy Grail of tax avoidance’

The firm pays just two per cent tax on profits in Ireland but has denied using any “tax gimmicks”.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are the nine things to know before you start your day.

# apple - Friday 17 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: How practising mindfulness can help your work life Opinion

Column: How practising mindfulness can help your work life

Some of the world’s most successful companies are investing in mindfulness training for their employees to help them deal better with stress and workplace challenges, writes Joanne O’Malley