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Financial Times:
Sources: Apple faces multibillion tax bill in EU ruling over receiving state aid from Ireland; official estimate to be announced tomorrow   —  Apple will on Tuesday be hit with Europe's largest tax penalty after Brussels ruled that the company received illegal state aid from Ireland.
Aug 29, 2016, 3:25 PMIn context
Arthur Beesley / Financial Times:
Sources: European Commission is expected to issue adverse ruling on Ireland's tax breaks for Apple next week   —  Brussels is poised to hand down an adverse ruling against Ireland after a three-year inquiry into claims the country granted an illegal tax arrangement to Apple, the world's biggest tech company.
Aug 27, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context
Financial Times:
Vevo is seeking to raise up to $500M, hired Goldman Sachs for help   —  Vevo, the online music video service owned by the world's largest record labels, has hired Goldman Sachs to secure up to $500m of capital from new investors, according to three people briefed on the plans.
Aug 19, 2016, 12:55 PMIn context
Madhumita Murgia / Financial Times:
In-app payments for Pokémon Go crossed $268M within five weeks of launch, according to YouGov's survey of nearly 50K people from the UK, US, and Germany   —  Players of Pokémon Go have spent more than $250m on the addictive “augmented reality” mobile game in its first few weeks …
Aug 12, 2016, 12:25 PMIn context
Leslie Hook / Financial Times:
Source: Uber to invest $500M into its own global mapping project   —  Uber is preparing to pour $500m into an ambitious global mapping project as it seeks to wean itself off dependence on Google Maps and pave the way for driverless cars.  —  The San Francisco-based transportation company …
Jul 31, 2016, 12:20 PMIn context
Financial Times:
SoftBank agrees to acquire ARM Holdings for £24.3B at £17 per share, a 43% premium over last week's closing price   —  Japan's SoftBank has agreed to acquire Arm Holdings, the UK's pre-eminent technology company, for £24.3bn in an enormous bet by the Japanese telecoms group …
Jul 17, 2016, 9:39 PMIn context
Financial Times:
Line closes first day of trading on the NYSE at $41.58, up 26.61%; company's shares surge by 48% to ¥4,900 in its Tokyo trading debut   —  Line, the Japanese rival to WhatsApp, surged on its debut in New York and Tokyo amid a dearth of technology listings this year and hopes for explosive growth.
Jul 15, 2016, 1:25 AMIn context
Andrew Byrne / Financial Times:
Uber pulls out of Hungary, where it had 1,200 drivers, over government legislation that penalizes drivers, blocks access to “illegal dispatcher services”   —  Ride-hailing app Uber is pulling out of Hungary after the introduction of tough new laws by prime minister Viktor Orban which the company said put its drivers at risk.
Jul 13, 2016, 3:30 PMIn context
Financial Times:
Niantic CEO says the company is going to add “sponsored locations” to Pokémon Go, letting retailers and other companies sponsor places on the virtual map   —  The developer behind Pokémon Go , the smash hit location-based mobile game that has dominated US …
Jul 13, 2016, 2:25 PMIn context
Hannah Kuchler / Financial Times:
Pitchbook: VC investment in Europe dropped to $2.8B in Q2 2016 from $4.3B in Q2 2015; UK fell 5% to $994M   —  Venture capital investment in European start-ups dropped by over a third in the second quarter, contributing to anxiety about the continent's technology sector that is expected to be buffeted by Britain's exit from the EU.
Jul 3, 2016, 7:05 PMIn context

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