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Apple accused of 'highly questionable' billion-dollar tax avoidance scheme

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Senators claim Apple has avoided paying billions in US tax by creating offshore entities that are not tax resident anywhereApple uses a "highly questionable" web of offshore entities to avoid paying billions in US income taxes, a Senate committee alleged on Monday.The complex arrangement includes three subsidiaries, based ostensibly in...
Apple accused of 'highly questionable' billion-dollar tax avoidance scheme

Tim Cook Live on Stage at D11: All Things Digital Tonight

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As announced late last month, Apple CEO Tim Cook will sit down today for an opening session interview at the D11: All Things Digital conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. The session will kick off at 6:00 PM Pacific Time / 9:00 PM Eastern Time tonight, and MacRumors will be...
Tim Cook Live on Stage at D11: All Things Digital Tonight

Ireland Denies Giving Apple Any Special Tax Deal

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Ireland has a special message for United States senators convinced the country gave Apple a special tax deal: You don’t know what you’re talking about. Remarking on a U.S. Senate investigation that claims Apple avoided taxes on tens of billions of dollars by holding significant profits in three Irish subsidiaries,...
Ireland Denies Giving Apple Any Special Tax Deal

FTC nominee to recuse self from Google cases, report says

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Joshua Wright, a commission nominee who is considered a Google ally, will reportedly tell a Senate committee that he will not vote on Google cases for two years. [Read more]...
FTC nominee to recuse self from Google cases, report says

Excerpts of Apple Executives' Senate Committee Testimony on Tax Policy

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Three Apple executives, CEO Tim Cook, CFO Peter Oppenheimer, and head of tax operations Phillip A. Bullock, appeared in front of the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigation earlier today, testifying about Apple's tax policies. MacRumors has a rough transcript of the hearing, while the full event is viewable on...
Excerpts of Apple Executives' Senate Committee Testimony on Tax Policy

Tim Cook says US-made Mac will be new model in an existing family

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When Apple's Tim Cook revealed that his company would once more assemble a Mac line in the US, there was a flood of questions almost immediately: which model? Where would it be made? While the CEO isn't revealing all his cards quite yet, he just gave us a better...
Tim Cook says US-made Mac will be new model in an existing family

Apple Posts New iPhone TV Ad 'Music Every Day'

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Apple started running a new iPhone ad this evening called 'Music Every Day', the second in a series that launched last month with a spot entitled 'Photos Every Day'. Both ads in the campaign focus on people actually using the phone, rather than just the phone itself. Every day, more...
Apple Posts New iPhone TV Ad 'Music Every Day'

Senate Committee Approves ECPA Reform That Requires Warrants; But Will It Ever Become Law?

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As we had hoped earlier this week, the Senate Judiciary Committee did, in fact, approve Senator Patrick Leahy's attempt at ECPA reform, which would require law enforcement to do something crazy like "get a warrant" before sifting through your email. The bill was approved despite law enforcement types freaking out...
Senate Committee Approves ECPA Reform That Requires Warrants; But Will It Ever Become Law?
Apple Removes Download Options From Quicktime Trailers Website

Chinese fakes 'used in US planes'

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Vast numbers of counterfeit Chinese electronic parts are being used in US military equipment, a key Senate committee investigation finds....
Chinese fakes 'used in US planes'

Senate committee takes an important step towards protecting your inbox

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In the wake of former CIA Director David Petraeus’ sex scandal—uncovered largely through the disclosure of explicit e-mails between him and his mistress—the Senate Judiciary Committee passed a new amendment to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act on Wednesday. The bill as it stands now (PDF) would require a warrant by law...
Senate committee takes an important step towards protecting your inbox

My wasted day on Capital Hill

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With the economy still in the doldrums, our political leaders are desperate to find ways to boost economic growth. Innovation and entrepreneurship are among the most obvious pathways to a solution. Both were the subject of a hearing held by the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship chaired...
My wasted day on Capital Hill

Enjoyed Senate Committee Judiciary panel "Global Internet Freedom" on @CSPANVL including @rmack & Nicole Wong of Google - http://j.mp/cFj2U5

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Enjoyed Senate Committee Judiciary panel "Global Internet Freedom" on @CSPANVL including @rmack & Nicole Wong of Google - http://j.mp/cFj2U5

What's At Stake In the Epic Battle Between TV Networks and Cable/Satellite Providers

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Cable and satellite TV providers have started a fight that could fundamentally change the way television content is brought to your home. If the cable/satellite operators win this legal and market battle, they could shift a large amount power away from broadcasters and cable networks - and give viewers far...
What's At Stake In the Epic Battle Between TV Networks and Cable/Satellite Providers
ToorCamp Journal, Day 1: Let the hacking begin
Verizon takes its case for buying cable companies' spectrum to the public

TNW's Daily Dose - Pinterest, stocks, Internet control and more...

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Today on the Daily Dose, Pinterest gets interesting for Vimeo and the iPhone 5, possible changes ahead for the London Stock Exchange and the US Sentate says no thank you to the United Nations controlling the internet. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on...
TNW's Daily Dose - Pinterest, stocks, Internet control and more...
Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Peter Oppenheimer Testify In Front of Senate Committee on Tax Strategies [Live]

Senate commerce committee sets cybersecurity as priority #thecircuit

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Senate commerce committee sets cybersecurity priority: The Senate Committee on Commerce said Wednesday that it is making cybersecurity legislation a priority for the year. Sens. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.V.), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Tom Carper (D-Del.) announced the introduction of the Cybersecurity and American Cyber Competitiveness Act of 2013 and...
Senate commerce committee sets cybersecurity as priority #thecircuit

Commissioner says IRS has never grabbed e-mails without a warrant

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On Tuesday morning, the Internal Revenue Service’s acting commissioner, Steven Miller, told a Senate committee that as far as he knows, the IRS has never obtained e-mails without a warrant. Miller’s testimony comes less than a week after the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) published an Internal Revenue Service (IRS)...
Commissioner says IRS has never grabbed e-mails without a warrant

CISPA 'dead' in Senate, privacy concerns cited

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The chairman of a key Senate committee cited "insufficient" privacy protections in the cybersecurity bill, recently passed by the House. A new report says the Senate is drafting separate bills....
CISPA 'dead' in Senate, privacy concerns cited

Senate committee limits government electronic surveillance

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A U.S. Senate committee has approved legislation that would give more privacy protection from government surveillance for data stored in the cloud....
Senate committee limits government electronic surveillance
AT&T's GoPhone Prepaid Brand to Gain iPhone and LTE/HSPA+ Support Tomorrow

Apple 'among largest tax avoiders'

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Apple is accused of being "among America's largest tax avoiders" by a Senate committee, who says the company avoided paying billions of dollars in US taxes....
Apple 'among largest tax avoiders'
Senate Committee to debate ending sales bans stemming from essential patents

CISPA suffers major setback, will likely be shelved by Senate

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According to the chairman of a key Senate committee, the cybersecurity bill passed by the House is "important" but its privacy protections are "insufficient." [Read more]...
CISPA suffers major setback, will likely be shelved by Senate
Senator Rockefeller Warns Google, Microsoft And Yahoo: Dodgy Movers Are Using SEO To Game Your Systems
Tim Cook defends company ahead of Senate hearing, reveals more on US manufacturing plans

This week in technology policy and politics: Free speech, the UN, and cybersecurity

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It’s been a busy and important week in technology policy, with issues from across the board cropping up around the world. Welcome to the very first, inaugural post in this series, which will cover politics and policy as they impact technology, each and every thursday. TNW has similar weekly posts...
This week in technology policy and politics: Free speech, the UN, and cybersecurity
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