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Apple's messy Ireland situation has ended with a €14 billion payout

Apple's tax relationship with Ireland has been making headlines for years now.  Ever since the establishment of the so-called "sweetheart deal", which allowed Apple to pay tax that sometimes fell as low as 0.05 percent in the country, the
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Europe's trade coup

From: Buisness-standard By Daniel Gros Recommended by: business-standard All has gone quiet on the transatlantic trade front, with last month’s agreement between US President Donald Trump and European Commission President Jean-
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Google's record-breaking fine isn't hurting the company very much

For a company that was just hit with staggering $5 billion fine, Google and parent company Alphabet are as unbothered as ever.  Alphabet reported its second quarter earnings Monday, just days after the European Commission announced a record-
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EU clears $26 bn Microsoft-LinkedIn deal

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times The European Commission has cleared the $26 billion LinkedIn acquisition by Microsoft and the deal will close in coming days, Microsoft said on Wednesday.The tech giant has now
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Google Faces Trouble Abroad

USA TODAY  — Facing intensifying scrutiny from regulators, Google is conducting one of its