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Apple’s Tax in Ireland and the EU – At A Glance

The European Union said Apple Inc. owes billions of dollars in unpaid taxes to Ireland ?after it ruled on Tuesday that a deal with Dublin allowed the company to avoid almost all tax ?on profits ?across the entire bloc for more than a decade. Here's what to know about the ruling.

Samsung Earnings: What to Watch

Samsung Electronics is slated to release its first-quarter earnings before the market opens in Seoul on Thursday. Here's what you need to know.

IBM Earnings: What to Watch

IBM, a company in transition, is scheduled to announce its first-quarter earnings after the market closes on Monday and another quarter of declining revenue is expected.

Mixpanel CEO’s Unicorn Dreams Take a Back Seat to Cutting Costs

Mixpanel’s efforts to fuel rapid growth cost the startup, which is now struggling to regain its stature in a highly competitive industry.

HTC 10 Review: The Price Isn’t Right

HTC just released the HTC 10, arguably the best phone it’s ever built, but its price all but guarantees it’ll go unnoticed by the masses.

Phone Camera Shootout: Huawei P9 Dual-Lens vs. Samsung Galaxy S7 vs. Apple iPhone 6s Plus

Huawei is headed to battle against Apple and Samsung Electronics in the smartphone arena, and its weapon of choice is a camera.

Max Levchin’s Affirm Raises $100 Million

Max Levchin’s financial technology startup Affirm Inc. has raised a $100 million in Series D, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Crowdfunder Opens Access to VC-Backed Deals

Getting access to investments in hot tech startups has traditionally been reserved for a few people with the right connections--venture capitalists, entrepreneurs or people who are in a position to get to know venture capitalists and entrepreneurs and have enough money to invest. Crowdfunder Inc. Show More Summary

Apple’s New iPhone SE Costs 36% More in India

Apple’s new iPhone SE goes on sale in India on Friday, and it’s not cheap.

Writing China: Duncan Clark, ‘Alibaba: The House that Jack Ma Built’

China Real Time talks with Duncan Clark, who draws on two decades of experience working in China to write about Jack Ma and the evolution of the Chinese Internet.

Huawei Struggles to Be Cool

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co. wants to be cool. It's one of the company's biggest challenges as it scrambles to push its smartphones upmarket to challenge the current duopoly of Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co.

Clothing Led E-Commerce Spending for the First Time in 2015

Clothing and accessories overtook computer hardware as the biggest e-commerce category for the first time last year, as free shipping and mobile shopping spread, according to a new study.

Microsoft’s Azure Partners With R3 Blockchain Consortium

Microsoft has struck a partnership through which its Azure business-services platform will be the preferred vendor for a consortium of banks working with product-development firm R3 CEV to help build blockchain-based products.

Google and Oracle Agree Not to Research Jurors Online Ahead of Major Trial

The social media life and Internet activity of jurors can be a valuable resource for litigators, who routinely mine the world wide web for insights into the minds of the men and women they need to persuade. But two tech giants are swearing off the practice as they prepare to face off in a major copyright trial.

Google Pulls April Fools’ Prank After Backlash

Google pulled an April Fools' Day prank that emailed an animated image of a Minion dropping a microphone, after users complained they had pushed the button accidentally.

Amazon’s Twitch Loads “Vainglory” for Its First Mobile E-Sport League

In the latest sign of just how big mobile is becoming in so-called e-sports, Amazon Inc.'s Twitch Internet live streaming video channel on Thursday said it is forming a league with the maker of "Vainglory" centered on the touchscreen title - its first involving a mobile game.

Behind the Sharp Deal, Apple-Samsung Rivalry Looms

Neither Apple nor Samsung has played a visible role in the Sharp takeover battle. But their technological rivalry – and the future of the iPhone – likely has fueled this fight.

Disney, Saban Invest in Content-Platform Maker Playbuzz

Walt Disney has invested in Playbuzz, a creator of an online platform for quizzes, games and other content, the latest move by the entertainment giant to increase its presence in online media.

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