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Here's The Real Reason Facebook's Cofounder Is Renouncing His U.S. Citizenship

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Eduardo Saverin, the billionaire cofounder of Facebook, outraged many Americans last week when he announced plans to renounce his U.S. citizenship, a move that many assumed was an effort to get out of paying taxes. Now, Saverin's spokesperson is attempting to pour some water on the fire by arguing that...
Here's The Real Reason Facebook's Cofounder Is Renouncing His U.S. Citizenship

Samsung audit finds "inadequate" working practices in China, but no evidence of child labor

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Samsung has admitted that a September audit of 105 suppliers in China unearthed instances where it has breached local labor laws, but the Korean firm has maintained that it has not employed children among its workforce. The company says that the four-week audit,  launched in response to China Labor Watch’s...
Samsung audit finds "inadequate" working practices in China, but no evidence of child labor
Laurene Powell Jobs to talk immigration reform in first interview since Steve Jobs' death

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin gives up U.S. citizenship

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Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin has given up his U.S. citizenship, a move that will reduce his taxes when Facebook goes public in the coming weeks. Saverin, who was born in Brazil and moved to the U.S. in 1992 and has been a U.S. citizen since 1998, has decided to become...
Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin gives up U.S. citizenship

Just In Time For A Facebook IPO Tax Break, Eduardo Saverin Renounces U.S. Citizenship

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Well that’s some slick timing. Eduardo Saverin, known for co-founding Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg back in their college days at Harvard, has given up his United States citizenship. His name appeared on a list published on April 30 by the United States Office of the Federal Register, which issues a...
Just In Time For A Facebook IPO Tax Break, Eduardo Saverin Renounces U.S. Citizenship

Laurene Powell Jobs Appears On Rock Center

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The Apple guru's widow is speaking out in favor of the Dream Act and other immigration reforms. Steve Jobs' widow, Laurene Powell Jobs, gave her first interview since the Apple guru's death to NBC's Rock Center to talk about her new project: Fighting for the Dream Act and other...
Laurene Powell Jobs Appears On Rock Center

Ariz House: Check Obama's Citizenship - Really? This isn't over yet? Morons. http://post.ly/c7Dt

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Ariz House: Check Obama's Citizenship - Really? This isn't over yet? Morons. http://post.ly/c7Dt

TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

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Samsung pushes the button to ship more chips faster following Apple loss speculation. Facebook’s Saverin may not be allowed back in the US. Iran is going to sue the Googles. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Make sure to hit...
TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

GOODBYE, AMERICA: Billionaire Facebook Cofounder Renounces Citizenship

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Billionaire Facebook cofounder Eduardo Saverin is renouncing his citizenship ahead of the company's IPO at the end of next week. Saverin is the cofounder who got booted from the company WAY back in 2005. They made a movie about it. His 4% stake is worth about $4 billion and he's...
GOODBYE, AMERICA: Billionaire Facebook Cofounder Renounces Citizenship

Starbucks CEO extends “Indivisible” campaign from coffee to social media

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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz likes his coffee black and his politics nonpartisan. Last year, in a move to break gridlock in Washington, he launched a campaign urging CEOs to boycott political donations. Now he’s leading “Indivisible,” an initiative focused on job creation. Starbucks launched the “Indivisible” collection — a coffee blend,...
Starbucks CEO extends “Indivisible” campaign from coffee to social media

Ex-Pat Facebook Cofounder Eduardo Saverin Has A Bentley And Doesn't Know How To Spend His IPO Billions

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Facebook cofounder Eduardo Saverin, recently making headlines for exiting the United States by renouncing his citizenship, is apparently living quite the life in Singapore. A new profile in the New York Time has a lot of interest details about the new billionaire's playboy lifestyle. He's apparently so rich that he...
Ex-Pat Facebook Cofounder Eduardo Saverin Has A Bentley And Doesn't Know How To Spend His IPO Billions

The Magician Sued By Teller For Copyright Infringement Has Tried A Disappearing Act In Response

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Nearly a year ago, we wrote about the disappointing news that Raymond Teller, better known as "Teller" from Penn & Teller (also as the silent guy in that act), was suing another magician for copyright infringement for copying one of his tricks. This was disappointing on multiple levels. As we...
The Magician Sued By Teller For Copyright Infringement Has Tried A Disappearing Act In Response

Reading: Good Blog Citizenship the Lazy Way. http://bit.ly/b4NVdI

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Reading: Good Blog Citizenship the Lazy Way. http://bit.ly/b4NVdI

Institute for Public Knowledge - "Visual Citizenship: Belonging through the Lens of Human Rights and Humanitarian Action" http://j.mp/aG5ttV

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Institute for Public Knowledge - "Visual Citizenship: Belonging through the Lens of Human Rights and Humanitarian Action" http://j.mp/aG5ttV

Immigration Reform

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For those who watched the talk I did with Paul Smalera, some of this will be redundant. Paul asked me why we haven't gotten all of these "no brainer" immigration reform proposals like the startup visa (funded entrepreneurs get to stay in the US and build their companies here), or...
Immigration Reform
Backfire: Dropping U.S. citizenship could cost Facebook co-founder Saverin $43M

Saverin reported ready to pay all taxes from profits on Facebook IPO

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Under increasing pressure to pay taxes after IPO, Facebook co-founder said now ready to pay taxes from IPO despite renouncing U.S. citizenship [Read more]...
Saverin reported ready to pay all taxes from profits on Facebook IPO

Investigation Into Illegal Spying On Kim Doctom Reveals NZ Intelligence Illegally Spied On 85 People

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Remember how the New Zealand intelligence organization GCSB (Government Communications Security Bureau) had to admit that it had illegally spied on Kim Dotcom? That kicked off an investigation that has now revealed that the GCSB illegally spied on somewhere around 85 people. GCSB director Ian Fletcher said in February that...
Investigation Into Illegal Spying On Kim Doctom Reveals NZ Intelligence Illegally Spied On 85 People

28 Crazy Facts You Didn't Know About Facebook (FB)

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Facebook is finally going public tomorrow. It's priced its shares at $38, which means the company is worth more than $100 billion. It's already worth more than most of the tech companies publicly traded today—combined. But there's a lot you probably don't know about the company and its founder and...
28 Crazy Facts You Didn't Know About Facebook (FB)
Ron Conway And SF Mayor Ed Lee On Crucial Upcoming Tech Policy
Senators want to block Facebook’s Saverin from reentering the U.S

How an Opera Explains the Question of Modern Technology Best

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How do you understand the vast ways technology shapes our leaders, our discourse, our citizenship? You watch people sing about diplomacy....
How an Opera Explains the Question of Modern Technology Best

Scott Thompson: Should he stay or should he go now?

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What a week it’s been! Here are the stories we discuss in this week’s edition of VBWeekly: LCome and listen to a story ’bout a man named Scott Thompson, a poor CEO who… well, who lied on his resume then got hired by Yahoo. Facebook is getting its own...
Scott Thompson: Should he stay or should he go now?

Microsoft Launches HelpBridge, Lets You Alert Friends And Family When Disasters Strike

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When a disaster happens, chances are you want to get in touch with your loved ones as soon as possible, either to tell them that you’re fine or to make sure they are. To make this easier, Microsoft is launching HelpBridge today, a mobile app for iOS, Android and Windows...
Microsoft Launches HelpBridge, Lets You Alert Friends And Family When Disasters Strike
Florida political attack ad takes issue with self-driving vehicles

Today's Scuttlebot: Mother Myth and Big Omaha

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Friday's selection includes a study of the best times to post to social media, a report from Foxconn on features of the coming Apple TV and a Facebook founder renounces his U.S....
Today's Scuttlebot: Mother Myth and Big Omaha

U.S. senators take aim at Saverin over citizenship move

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Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Bob Casey (D-PA) will hold a news conference outlining plans to crack down on anyone who renounces citizenship to pay taxes. [Read more]...
U.S. senators take aim at Saverin over citizenship move

Facebook co-founder Saverin renounces U.S. citizenship ahead of IPO

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Yes, it's almost certainly a tax dodge. "Eduardo recently found it more practical to become a resident of Singapore," his representative tells Bloomberg. [Read more]...
Facebook co-founder Saverin renounces U.S. citizenship ahead of IPO

Forfeiting U.S. Citizenship is the Hip New Way to Dodge Taxes on Your Post-IPO Dough

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Mr. Saverin (therichest.org) If you're a dual citizen, and you think the U.S. helps itself to far too large a chunk of your hard-earned cash, here's a new lesson from Facebook cofounder Eduardo Saverin: renounce your citizenship, and you, too, can avoid a hefty tax bill. Bloomberg reports that Mr....
Forfeiting U.S. Citizenship is the Hip New Way to Dodge Taxes on Your Post-IPO Dough

TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

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The Pirate Bay could be blocked by UK ISPs, another Kuwaiti citizen is jailed for his tweets, and Google appears to be turning Latitude into a Foursquare rival with the quiet introduction of a check-in leaderboard. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday...
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