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Apple spars with EU as $14 billion Irish tax dispute drags on

Apple spars with EU as $14 billion Irish tax dispute drags on

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – Apple accused the European Commission of misunderstanding its business on day two of the iPhone maker’s appeal against a $14 billion tax order, in a dispute that is key to the EU’s drive to collect more taxes but which could also run for years. The case centers on tax rulings granted by [...]

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Apple taps recycled rare earth elements for iPhone parts

Apple taps recycled rare earth elements for iPhone parts

(Reuters) – Apple Inc’s new iPhones will use recycled rare earth elements in a key component, the company said on Wednesday. Apple said it will use recycled rare earths in its “Taptic Engine,” a part that lets iPhones mimic a physical button click despite being a flat pane of glass. The part is about one-quarter [...]

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Deutsche Telekom to take on telecom ops from slimmed-down T-Systems

Deutsche Telekom to take on telecom ops from slimmed-down T-Systems

BONN, Germany (Reuters) – Deutsche Telekom is taking back responsibility for corporate telecoms clients from its restructured T-Systems unit, which will emerge as a slimmed-down operation focused on IT and digital services. Adel Al-Saleh, hired at the start of 2018 to staunch losses at T-Systems, told staff on Wednesday that the business would in future [...]

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