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Apple faces 'billions of euros' costs in tax avoidance probe, report says

Apple faces costs of billions of euros, reports say, as investigators accuse the Irish government of granting illegal state aid to the iPhone manufacturer for more than 20 years.<p>The European Commission began looking into Apple's tax affairs in Ireland, where the US company sites its international …

This bizarre bendable phone wears like a shirtsleeve

For the past few years, the standing lazy punchline about wearables has been something about awkwardly strapping a computer or a phone to your body. Finally, a crowdfunding campaign has taken the joke to the next level and made that punchline a reality.<p>San Francisco Bay Area startup Arubixs has …

Hacker Group Lizard Squad Takes Down Destiny, Call of Duty, FIFA And More

It’s been over a full month since hacker collective ‘Lizard Squad’ rose to notoriety for taking down Sony's PlayStation Network, Xbox Live and other gaming servers, but above all else attracting the FBI’s attention for tweeting out a bomb threat to a Sony executive’s American Airlines flight, which …

Apple Responds to Bendgate: Only 9 Customers Complained of Bent iPhone 6 Plus

As the video in my earlier post shows, it appears that it's fairly easy to bend the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus. That video went viral, with over 20 million views. Blogs were buzzing, and Apple's stock took a dip. Then Apple responded by telling the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> on Thursday that since the previous …

Amazon $970 Million Twitch Acquisition Officially Completed

A month ago almost to the day Amazon announced that they were purchasing the Twitch video streaming company for $970 Million enabling Amazon to …

Where Does 'Destiny' Go From Here?

It seems Destiny-mania might be winding down just a bit, as we’re about to head into fall release season where a number of huge titles are going to start dropping left and right. The embargoes for both Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Shadow of Mordor broke last night, and both appear to be fantastic …

10 Apps That Will Make Your Android Phone A Whole Lot Better

Android launchers allow you to make your phone even more personal and catered to your specific tastes.<p>A launcher is essentially a home screen replacement for your Android phone.<p>You can turn them on or off whenever you like, which means you can change the look and feel of your phone's software at …

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