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Natalia Drozdiak / Bloomberg:
Biden's administration signals it is open to a deal on taxing US tech companies globally, after EU-Trump clashes, as OECD plans an agreement by summer   —  Hey all, it's Natalia.  Tech giants including Alphabet Inc., Apple Inc. and Facebook Inc. could soon be hit with higher taxes around …
Feb 3, 2021, 11:35 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
EU is seeking to overturn Apple's victory in $15.8B tax dispute saying the judges used “contradictory reasoning” when deciding the Irish tax case   —  - Regulators are challenging court view of Apple's Irish units  — Vestager has warned case has larger consequences for tax fight
Feb 1, 2021, 7:05 AMIn context
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Interviews with more than two dozen tech execs and workers who have left San Francisco for other parts of the US over the last year amid a rise in remote work   —  As a tech era draws to an end, more workers and companies are packing up.  What comes next?  —  SAN FRANCISCO — The Bay Area struck a hard bargain with its tech workers.
Jan 16, 2021, 1:10 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Coalition for App Fairness says Digital Content Next, representing NYT, NPR, WaPo, and others, has joined; the coalition calls for the regulation of app stores   —  A group of major U.S. news publishers have joined the Coalition for App Fairness (CAF), the advocacy group pushing …
Dec 16, 2020, 10:10 AMIn context
Michel Rose / Reuters:
France says Google, Facebook, and Microsoft agreed to principles like paying their fair tax share; sources say Amazon declined and Apple is negotiating   —  PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. tech giants Amazon and Apple have not signed up to a new French initiative to get global tech companies …
Nov 30, 2020, 10:00 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
The European Commission says it will appeal the July 2020 ruling that reversed the original $15B fine against Apple and Ireland over State Aid and taxes   —  It's not over until it's over for Apple and its ongoing tax headache in Europe.  Today the European Commission announced that it plans …
Sep 25, 2020, 7:10 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
In response to UK's “digital services tax”, Apple says it will raise UK developer fees by 2% and Amazon says it will increase third-party seller fees by 2%   —  Developers, ad buyers, and third-party sellers are all affected  —  For many years, Europe has been unhappy with the tax habits of US tech giants.
Sep 2, 2020, 10:40 AMIn context
Oliver Reichenstein / iA:
Apple allows Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to sell ads, which are digital goods, in their iOS apps via direct transactions, avoiding IAP and the 30% cut   —  Why should Facebook—the biggest beneficiary of the iPhone, its tools, and its infrastructure—pay $99.-, when small developers have to pay tens and hundreds of thousands?
Sep 1, 2020, 7:35 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Apple wins its EU court fight over the record $14.9B Irish tax bill, as EU's General Court rules that Ireland's tax arrangements with Apple weren't illegal   —  - EU lower court ruling on Apple, Ireland cases can be appealed  — Company, Ireland challenged European Commission decision
Jul 15, 2020, 5:17 AMIn context
Todd Haselton / CNBC:
Microsoft says it will permanently close all Microsoft Store retail locations and focus on its online store instead   —  - Microsoft on Friday announced it will permanently close its Microsoft Store retail locations.  — In the past decade or so, Microsoft began to expand its retail presence …
Jun 26, 2020, 9:27 AMIn context

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