Big UK net firms have begun blocking access to two movie streaming sites accused of flouting copyright laws.
By Patrick Temple-West and Poornima Gupta WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Using an unusual global tax structure, Apple Inc has kept billions of dollars in profits in Irish subsidiaries to pay little or no taxes to any government, a Senate report on the company's offshore tax structure said on Monday. ...
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Yahoo buys Tumblr: Yahoo announced Monday that it has paid $1.1 billion for the blogging site, confirming reports that first broke on All Things Digital. The blogging platform, which hosts approximately 100 million blogs, will be maintained as a separate company, Yahoo said, and Tumblr founder Dave Karp will remain as the head of the blogging platform. Read full article >>
Deputy prime minister Eamon Gilmore insists any loopholes in international tax rules exploited by Apple were 'issues that arise from other jurisdictions'Ireland's deputy prime minister Eamon Gilmore has insisted any loopholes in international tax rules exploited by Apple were not the fault of the Irish tax regime.Some of the computing group's Irish subsidiaries have been criticised by a US