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Apple may owe $8bn in back taxes after European commission ruling

The commission’s crackdown on multinational corporations extended to tech giant in investigation that revealed potentially illegal use of Ireland tax shelters<p>Apple may owe $8bn in back taxes from its use of potentially illegal tax shelters in Ireland.<p>The European commission’s recent ruling against …

Feds Approve BMW's Driverless Self-Parking System

One immediate beneficiary of this week’s announcement by U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx that the feds would pony up a proposed $4 billion and otherwise grease the wheels to allow quicker adoption of autonomous driving technology is BMW.<p>That’s because the National Traffic Safety …

Nintendo confirms it will launch its first smartphone game in March

We’re a matter of weeks away from seeing Nintendo software on non-Nintendo devices.<p>The publisher’s first smartphone game is coming in March, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima wrote in an editorial for Japanese newspaper Mainichi Shimbun (via industry analyst Serkan Toto). Kimishima wrote this …

Opinion: 10 biotech stocks to buy at ‘silly’ cheap prices

If you watched biotechnology stocks rally for the past few years without enjoying the ride, now’s the time to make up for lost ground.<p>The sector has …

Biotechnology

Dow plunges 391 points as fear grips markets

The market freakout of 2016 keeps getting scarier. Cheap oil and China remain the major culprits.<p>The Dow dropped another 391 points on Friday, leaving the index down an incredible 1,437 points in just the first two weeks of the year. The S&P 500 lost 2.3% and the Nasdaq plunged 2.7% to its lowest …

Is Another Financial Disaster Coming? Yes, But Not Right Now

We asked an expert to help us work out how scared we should be, and the news wasn't great.<p>It's been a bit of a scary week for those people who enjoy the comforts that a functioning economy affords such as knowing how much your money is worth from one day to the next and people not having their …

Wall Street's Awful Start This Year Could Be Short-Lived

With financial markets having their worst start to the year in history, investors are following the advice of bears such as Royal Bank of Scotland to …

The U.S. stock market just tanked again, and you should get used to it

A rough start to 2016 got worse on Friday.<p>U.S stocks dropped sharply just minutes into trading, pushed down by concern about the global economic …

Meet Kenny Dichter, the 'Kevin Bacon' of Entrepreneurship

9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You may think you already know Kenny Dichter, the serial entrepreneur with the seeming Midas touch whose latest company is private aviation firm Wheels Up.<p>After all, he has been profiled in <i>Elite Traveler</i>, <i>Luxury Retreats</i> magazine …

Entrepreneurship

'Financial carnage' wipes £113bn off FTSE in ten days as China enters bear market

For the second time in seven months, the Shanghai Composite index entered 'bear market' territory, as FTSE suffers its worst new year start ever<p>Britain’s leading companies surrendered more than £113bn in value in the first 10 trading sessions this year, as another oil-inspired sell-off wreaked …

Stock Markets

Congress gears up for driverless cars

<i>With help from Heather Caygle, Lauren Gardner and Jennifer Scholtes</i><p><b>CONGRESS GEARS UP FOR DRIVERLESS CARS:</b> Now that the Department of Transportation has settled on a six-month timeline to offer firm guidance on driverless cars, Congress is joining the mix: The Senate Commerce Committee will hold a …

USDOT

Mayweather, Pacquiao Will Brawl For Boxing's Richest Purse Ever

There's some disagreement — even between the match's promoters — on where the upcoming mega-fight will rank in the greatest bouts of all time.<p>Floyd "Money" Mayweather Jr. and Manny "Pac-Man" Pacquiao — two of the best pound-for-pound boxers in the world — meet May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in …