Italy close to tax deal with Google
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Wednesday, 03 May 2017 09:59

Italy close to tax deal with Google


Taxman makes an offer Google can't refuse


Italy and Alphabet's Google are close to reaching a deal to settle a tax dispute which will not mean the company has to sleep with the fishes.

Apple sees second iPhone slump
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Wednesday, 03 May 2017 09:50

Apple sees second iPhone slump


Cash cow on life support


The fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple has finally fessed up that its iPhone cashcow is on life support.

MediaTek expects eight percent boost in revenue
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$1.86 billion in the second quarter


MediaTek expects its second-quarter revenues to see sequential increase to $1.86 billion.

Chinese to create own Wikipedia
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Tuesday, 02 May 2017 11:07

Chinese to create own Wikipedia


We just don’t trust the fake-penis experts  to tell the truth

The Chinese government is going to create its own Wikipedia because it does not trust the fake-penis, phoney doctors, and kids with chips on their shoulders, and Daily Tech readers to edit a reliable encyclopaedia.

World will abandon DRM in six years
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Tuesday, 02 May 2017 11:02

World will abandon DRM in six years


Doctorow sticks to his bizarre prophecy because of tractors


Two years ago, Cory Doctorow joined the EFF's campaign to eliminate DRM within eight years and he claims that he is on target to do that thanks to tractors

Apple announces huge corporate tax dodge today
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Expect the Tame Apple Press to give it another headline


Fruity cargo cult Apple is expected to announce the results of a huge corporate tax dodge today, but expect the Tame Apple Press to be running stories about how wonderful the company is.

Spammer and journalist face off in court
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Ugly case


River City Media, the company accused of running a huge spam operation, has filed a lawsuit against the security researcher and the journalist who exposed its antics.

AMD revenues jump
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Tuesday, 02 May 2017 10:46

AMD revenues jump


Margins still a little low


AMD reported an 18.3 percent jump in quarterly revenue but the chipmaker's second quarter gross margins forecast raised some concerns.

Indian outsourcer agrees to set up shop in US
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There is nothing suspect about it being In Mike Pence’s home state


Indian based outsourcing outfit Infosys has worked its way around those in Trump’s administration team who want to see an end to outsourcing.

Ebooks being killed off by print
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Monday, 01 May 2017 11:21

Ebooks being killed off by print


This is not a repeat from the 16th century

Ebooks are dying out and are being replaced by the good old fashioned non-digital versions with a bit of spine.