President Barack Obama scores another winner with his proposal to offer a temporary, 14 percent tax on U.S. corporations' foreign-parked profits, followed by a 19 percent tax after this year. This tax is intended to pay for infrastructure improvements.
Good news, folks. Fully lawyer-based technology is on the way! Not content with turning virtually every noun on Earth into litigation fodder, the Gods of Patents were sparring over the right to touch a screen.
Reports have surfaced that star George Clooney is up for the principal role in a movie about the life and times of Apple founder Steve Jobs. And, ironically, also rumoured to be up for the lead is Noah Wyle, Clooney's former "ER" colleague.
For years, Apple has been establishing itself as one of the most enigmatic companies in its industry. But an attempt by an employee to form a union is shining a light on the tech giant's inner workings.
An annual audit conducted by Apple Inc. of its contractual suppliers located around the world found multiple labour and environmental violations. Three suppliers had used under-aged labour, Apple Inc. said.
Apple: "The design of iOS 7 is beautiful because it’s all of those things. And it’s the start of a new chapter for iOS."
Steve Jobs stands beneath a photograph of him and Apple-co founder Steve Wozniak from the early days of Apple during the launch of Apple's new "iPad" tablet computing device in San Francisco, California, January 27, 2010
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Paris: Apple Store, Opéra
Tim Cook, Apple COO, in january 2009, after Macworld Expo keynote. Picture by Valery Marchive (LeMagIT)
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