A European Union court on Wednesday delivered a hammer blow to the bloc's attempts to rein in sweetheart tax deals between multinationals and individual member countries when it ruled that technology giant Apple does not have to pay 13 billion euros ($15 billion) in back taxes to Ireland. The EU Commission had claimed in 2016 that Apple had struck an illegal tax deal with Irish authorities that allowed it to pay extremely low rates. But the EU's General Court said Wednesday that "the Commission did not succeed in showing to the requisite legal standard that there was an advantage." "The Commission was wrong to declare" that Apple "had been granted a selective economic advantage and, by extension, state aid," said the Luxembourg-based court, which is the second-highest in the EU. The EU Commission had ordered Apple to pay for gross underpayment of tax on profits across the European bloc from 2003 to 2014. The commission said Apple used two shell companies in Ireland to report its … [Read more...] about Apple wins EU court case over $15 billion in claimed taxes
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WWDC 2020 Apple Silicon: Everything you need to know Will your devices run Apple's latest? Meet the new Mac, PC of the future Will your Apple devices run the new OSs? What makes new macOS 'biggest update to design in over a decade' Apple iPadOS 14 report card: There's room for improvement iOS 14: Our favorite features, plus how to test the beta iOS 14: Rhymes with Android? Arm-ready MacOS sports iOS look and feel Apple's big event had one less thing (and it really hurt) iPadOS 14 gets new home screen, Pencil improvements, improved Siri New privacy, security features revealed What business pros need to know (TechRepublic) … [Read more...] about Is this a good time or a bad time to buy a new Mac? Or what about switching to Windows?
Apple iPhone 12 Summary performance Apple A13 Bionic storage 64 GB camera 12MP + 12MP + 12MP battery 3210 mAh display 6.1" (15.49 cm) ram 6 GB See Full Specifications Promoted Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (64GB) - Midnight Green ₹ 117,100 … [Read more...] about iPhone 12 may come with this new and ‘only’ accessory
Apple has rolled out the Nearby feature to its Maps app for users in india. The feature is similar to Google Maps Nearby feature that helps users locate restaurants, groceries stores, banks and ATMs, and other places near them. The feature till date was available in select countries only. Now, Apple has expanded this list of a total of 45 countries that includes India as well. To access the new feature on Apple Maps, users can tap on the search bar to see nearby establishments like hospitals and more. They can also ask Siri to find nearby attractions, services and more. They can ask Siri like “Find a gas station” or “Find coffee near me”. The feature is currently available for a few users in the country and will be rolled out to all users in the coming days. As mentioned above, the feature is now available to 45 countries that include Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Croatia, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Finland, … [Read more...] about Apple Maps Nearby feature rolled out in India
NEW DELHI: As reported by Forbes, the nee Google Pixel Buds are due for a ‘feature drop’. As part of the feature, Google will update the Pixel Buds so that they will be able to support new features that are not available out-of-the-box. The tech giant has done Feature Drops for other Pixel devices in the past but this will be the first for the Pixel Buds. Presently, there is no information as to what the company will be bringing to the audio device with the Feature Drop. However, as per rumours, it is possible that the company might bring new EQ settings which will help in adjusting the sound quality along with Adaptive Sound. Apart from this, it is also expected that with the upcoming update the company might also fix the Bluetooth audio cutting issue. Apart from this, Google has also announced that it will bring new colour options for Pixel Buds next month. The company is expected to introduce four new colours which include Oh So Orange, Quite Mint, and Almost Black. … [Read more...] about Google Pixel Buds to soon get new features