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Ireland to close tax loophole favored by US tech giants

Come 2015, Ireland plans to start doing away with the "Double Irish" tax structure, which has allowed companies like Apple, Google and Facebook to shelter billion of dollars in profits from taxes.

By October 14, 2014

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Ford to nix BlackBerry in favor of iPhone

The automaker confirms that it will replace BlackBerry phones with Apple iPhones for around 3,300 workers by the end of 2014.

By July 30, 2014

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LA schools snub iPads in favor of laptops, hybrids

An effort last year to provide iPads to students at 47 Los Angeles schools didn't quite go according to plan.

By June 30, 2014

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Mt. Gox reportedly dumps rebuilding plans in favor of liquidation

Shuttered Bitcoin exchange has asked a Tokyo court for permission to liquidate, citing the complexities in such a rehabilitation process, the Wall Street Journal reports.

By April 15, 2014

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NAB president to FCC: Stop favoring broadband

President and CEO of the National Association of Broadcasters Gordon Smith takes the FCC to task for its policies he said favor broadband over the broadcast industry. And he called on the Commission to come up with a National Broadcast Plan.

By April 7, 2014

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Transcend curries 4K favor with faster SD cards

For videographers shooting high-resolution video, the Taiwanese flash-card maker has two new choices with faster write speeds and capacities up to 128GB.

By March 21, 2014

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Sprint kills One Up in favor of Framily Plan

One Up, which allowed customers to pay for their phone over 24 months and upgrade after a year, was retired after just four months.

By January 13, 2014

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Researchers bypass blood work, favoring lasers to detect malaria

Using the same tech a destroyer uses to detect a submarine, a new diagnostic tool listens for the sound of popping vapor nanobubbles -- a telltale sign that malaria parasites are dining.

By January 8, 2014

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For Black Friday, Apple favors gift cards over discounts

In an unusual twist that goes against its traditional Black Friday plans, Apple is offering gift cards up to $150 instead of straight product discounts.

By November 29, 2013

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'Secret' patent review system raises innovation concerns

A law firm obtains documents that it says reveal potential problems with the US Patent and Trademark Office's covert system for red-flagging controversial applications.

By December 3, 2014