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Box Kicks off International Expansion With Launch of European HQ

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Box will announce on Tuesday the opening of its European headquarters in London, as the company seeks to boost sales of its cloud-hosted enterprise collaboration......
Box Kicks off International Expansion With Launch of European HQ

Zendesk Adds UK Government To Its List Of European Clients

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Plenty of news coming out of Le Web London this morning. Aside from Box announcing a new London office to scale it’s 15% annual growth in Europe, today we also have news that cloud-based CRM platform Zendesk has landed a UK Government contract for its recently launched new GOV.UK portal...
Zendesk Adds UK Government To Its List Of European Clients

Facebook comes under fire for alleged tax evasion in U.K.

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British accounts say the social network paid taxes on only 11 percent of its sales. It could do this because its European headquarters are based in Ireland, which has lowered tax incentives. [Read more]...
Facebook comes under fire for alleged tax evasion in U.K.

Greepeace stages protest on roof of Apple's European HQ in Ireland

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Protesters with the environmental organization Greenpeace staged an hourlong demonstration atop Apple's European headquarters in Ireland on Wednesday, opposing the use of coal-powered electricity to power the iCloud service....
Greepeace stages protest on roof of Apple's European HQ in Ireland

FBX, Eventbrite, Marin Software and more in this week's Facebook news roundup

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Diligant integrates FBX – Media-buying platform Diligant announced this week that it has begun serving ads through the Facebook Exchange real-time bidding system. Digilant says it is the first partner to serve FBX ads direct in Mexico. Adobe shares FBX results – Facebook Strategic Preferred Marketing Developer Adobe this week shared...
FBX, Eventbrite, Marin Software and more in this week's Facebook news roundup
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Cloud-based helpdesk Zendesk hits 5,000 European customers in a year after opening its London HQ

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Zendesk, the cloud-based customer service software provider, has reached its 5,000th European customer – not bad work as the company opened up shop for its European headquarters less than a year ago. Intriguingly the 5,000th customer is a social gaming company. The firm, We R Interactive is using Zendesk to...
Cloud-based helpdesk Zendesk hits 5,000 European customers in a year after opening its London HQ

Reuters Busted Google Over Taxes, And Now It's In Hot Water With The UK

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LONDON (Reuters) - Executives from Google Inc. and its auditor Ernst & Young will be called again to a British parliament committee to testify on tax, after a Reuters investigation highlighted inconsistencies in the way Google portrays its activities in Britain, the committee's chairwoman told Reuters. Margaret Hodge, head of...
Reuters Busted Google Over Taxes, And Now It's In Hot Water With The UK

Apple expanding operations in Europe, will create 500 jobs in Cork, Ireland

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In the next year and a half, Apple will create 500 new jobs in its European headquarters of Cork, Ireland, where it has had a major presence for more than 30 years....
Apple expanding operations in Europe, will create 500 jobs in Cork, Ireland
Google France Faces Fine Of $1.3 Billion For Tax Noncompliance. Google Denies.

Apple to hire 500 employees at European HQ in Cork, Ireland

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Apple has made plans to hire additional employees at their European headquarters official as Reuters reports the current workforce of 2,800 will expand by up to 500 over the next 18 months at the Cork, Ireland building. According to a report from local RTE News Ireland, revenues in the markets...
Apple to hire 500 employees at European HQ in Cork, Ireland
How savvy entrepreneurs are using the UK to scoop up talent and clients

Subscription fashion brand JustFab raises $76M to expand global footprint

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With a new influx of cash, online fashion and style brand JustFab is looking to raise its profile overseas. A few months after expanding to Germany, the El Segundo, Calif-based company announced Thursday that it has raised $76 million to help accelerate international expansion. The Series B round, which brings...
Subscription fashion brand JustFab raises $76M to expand global footprint
Gogobot Opens For Business In Europe (Smart Move: 44% Of Its Customers Are Here Already, Says CEO Travis Katz)

Apples to oranges: Google and Amazon are too timid to copy Apple’s retail success

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There is a strange duality in the world of brick and mortar tech stores today. In the last four years CompUSA, Borders and Circuit City all went out of business. Many expect Best Buy to follow in the near future. At the same time, Apple has opened over 300 retail...
Apples to oranges: Google and Amazon are too timid to copy Apple’s retail success

Google, Facebook and Twitter may 'face EU defamation and privacy cases'

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Libel expert says firms' Ireland presence opens them up to lawsuits from people abused by bloggers and tweetersGoogle, Facebook and Twitter's decision to establish their European bases in Dublin has opened the internet giants up to EU defamation and privacy laws like never before, a libel lawyer has warned.The world's...
Google, Facebook and Twitter may 'face EU defamation and privacy cases'

Google ordered back to parliament to answer tax questions

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Internet search giant called to restate evidence it gave last year after investigation into Google's advertising sales practicesGoogle and its auditor Ernst & Young will be recalled to parliament to restate their evidence on the internet search giant's tax position following an investigation into Google's advertising sales practices.Matt Brittin, Google's...
Google ordered back to parliament to answer tax questions

Irish PM visits Apple's European headquarters

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Prime Minister Enda Kenny visited Apple's European headquarters in Cork, Ireland on Friday after the company announced that it would be creating 500 new jobs with a planned expansion....
Irish PM visits Apple's European headquarters


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Facebook disables facial recognition in EU as Ireland publishes positive privacy report

George Osborne's corporation tax cut may not win business for Britain

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Amazon not the only company to have shifted headquarters out of UK, other multinationals could do same and save billionsDespite George Osborne's assertion in the budget that a cut in corporation tax to 22% by 2014 was "an advertisement for investment and jobs in Britain," many multinational companies do not...
George Osborne's corporation tax cut may not win business for Britain

HubSpot to open new offices in Dublin, creating 150 jobs in the process

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Marketing software firm HubSpot has announced today that it will be opening its new European headquarters in Dublin. The new offices will open in January 2013, and help create 150 new jobs over the next three years. HubSpot says it will “hire aggressively” in sales, marketing, account management and support...
HubSpot to open new offices in Dublin, creating 150 jobs in the process

Twitter hiring loads of – mostly sales – staff for its Dublin and London offices

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Twitter is serious about rapidly growing its international support and sales staff. Earlier today, the U.S. company announced a dozen or so new job openings for its recently established Dublin and London offices. Twitter lists the open positions on its international jobs site, indicating that it’s primarily looking for account...
Twitter hiring loads of – mostly sales – staff for its Dublin and London offices

Cloudera snares $65M more to boost international, enterprise growth

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Hadoop fan favorite Cloudera just snagged $65 million in new funding to build its overseas presence and keep up momentum in enterprise accounts. The company will use the funding to further entrench its Hadoop framework — which makes  batch processing reams of data from various sources — more manageable. The...
Cloudera snares $65M more to boost international, enterprise growth

IPO Prep: HubSpot raises a $35M mezzanine round and adds board expertise

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With IPO bells tolling, and 8,000 customers in 56 countries, inbound marketing software company HubSpot has raised $35 million in a mezzanine financing round from Altimeter Capital, Cross Creek capital, and other previous VC investors and new public company investors. The investment brings the company’s total outside financing to an...
IPO Prep: HubSpot raises a $35M mezzanine round and adds board expertise

Check Out Google's Crazy Office In Dublin, Ireland (GOOG)

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We have photos of the latest wild, colorful Google office. This time it's Google's offices in Dublin, Ireland, which are the company's European headquarters. In four buildings in Dublin's docklands district, Google has sales, marketing, and finance employees. The buildings interiors were designed by Swiss architecture firm Camenzind Evolution, working...
Check Out Google's Crazy Office In Dublin, Ireland (GOOG)

How Indeed, The World's Largest Job Search Site, Exploded To 60 Million Uniques

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New York-based Indeed, a pay-per-click job listing and search site, is one of the largest career sites in the world. Founded in 2004, Indeed has 360 employees. It boasts 60 million monthly unique visitors and 1 billion job searches.  It works with 25,000 partnering sites and it is profitable....
How Indeed, The World's Largest Job Search Site, Exploded To 60 Million Uniques

Facebook bends to Europe's will, disables facial recognition (for now)

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Facebook has agreed to disable its facial recognition service for European users, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner announced today. Facebook has come under fire in the EU for using facial recognition software to identify the people in users' photos and suggest friends to tag in those photos. Germany recently called the...
Facebook bends to Europe's will, disables facial recognition (for now)
Facebook's facial recognition gets probe from Norwegian officials

Yahoo set to axe hundreds in Europe

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Internet giant to hold meetings with staff to inform them of plans to streamline company, which could lead to the loss of up to 2,000 jobsYahoo is set to make cutbacks at its European headquarters and devolve more power to individual country operations, with hundreds of jobs set to go...
Yahoo set to axe hundreds in Europe
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