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Irish judge denies request to investigate Facebook's NSA ties

A group of Europe-based Facebook users had asked an Ireland-based judge to investigate the social network's relationship with the NSA. It didn't work out.

By June 18, 2014

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Apple's Irish tax strategy gets EU scrutiny, report says

The company is able to save boatloads of cash in taxes each year by funneling money to its Irish subsidiary. And now the EU wants to dig deeper into that practice.

By June 11, 2014

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Magnus Walker's 1966 Irish Green Porsche 911: We caught up with the Urban Outlaw

Magnus Walker is a passionate man. He's worked hard to get to where he is and is now able to indulge his passion for Porsches. We spoke to him about his 1966 Irish Green 911.

By October 4, 2013

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Magnus Walker talks to XCAR about his '66 Irish Green Porsche 911

The Urban Outlaw himself took the time to talk to us about one of his favourite cars form his collection, a '66 Irish Green 911.

October 4, 2013

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Facebook's new terms of service violates EU law, Belgian groups say

The groups, which analyzed the social network's new terms of service and data policy at the request of Belgium's Privacy Commission, say Facebook is placing too great a burden on its users.

By February 23, 2015

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Apple promises green data centres to power Europe's iTunes, Siri and more

Apple is pumping €1.7 billion into two data centres that will be powered by 100 percent renewable energy.

By February 23, 2015

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Woman says she was fired via Twitter (before starting job)

Technically Incorrect: A woman is about to work in a pizza restaurant. The night before her first day, she describes it as a "F*** A**" job." Naturally, her new employer finds out.

By February 9, 2015

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Ireland sides with Microsoft in email privacy case

The country files a friend-of-the-court brief asking the US to respect its sovereignty and not go over its head by seizing emails stored on Microsoft servers in Ireland.

By December 24, 2014

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UK slaps tax dodgers with 25 percent 'Google tax'

The UK has announced a new 25 percent tax for multinational companies that dodge taxation in the region, with big tech companies called out as major culprits.

By December 3, 2014

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The art and science of the bottom of a whisky glass

Photographer Ernie Button discovered a world of beauty -- and fluid science -- in the residue of evaporated whisky.

By November 26, 2014