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Lawmakers lambaste Apple's tax strategy as 'an absurdity'

As CEO Tim Cook prepares to testify before a congressional subcommittee, senators portray Apple as having exploited tax loopholes to escape paying its fair share.

By May 21, 2013

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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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Microsoft fights US warrant for customer data stored overseas

Company says demand for emails stored in Ireland violates foreign sovereignty, erodes trust in US firms. US says it's essential for crime fighting.

By June 11, 2014

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Uncanny X-Men get the artistic treatment

Together with a bunch of his artist friends, total legend Brandon Bird has created a gallery exhibition, based on an Uncanny X-Men colouring book.

By May 26, 2014

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See Conan O'Brien act clueless about yet another video game

Watch Dogs is set to hit consoles on May 27, and self-proclaimed "Clueless Gamer" Conan O'Brien has your worldwide exclusive first-look at the game. Catch it here.

By May 23, 2014

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Mindless retweeting is the target for artist's fib-producing 'Factbot'

Eric Drass' Factbot cooks up bogus "facts," attaches pix to create "nice meme-type image-and-text" combos, then Tweets them to see how they spread. Drass wants us to question our "reality tunnels."

By April 10, 2014

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Why Google's price cut made the consumer cloud biz a lot cloudier

After Google drastically slashes prices on its cloud storage monthly plans, it's now a matter of time before the other major players react.

By March 15, 2014

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Hey single ladies: Laugh it up with lettuce

The "Women Who Eat Salad Alone While Laughing" Tumblr blog pays homage to the hilarious absurdity of stock photos showing ladies enjoying their veggies too much.

By February 14, 2014

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Be the Monty Python foot in 'Holy Grail' stomping game

Make a splat by playing the role of the famous animated Monty Python foot in the Holy Stomping online game.

By February 25, 2014

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Rumor redux: So why not John Thompson as Microsoft CEO?

After striking out with Plan A, there's a stronger-than-ever case for why Microsoft ought to go with Plan B.

By January 21, 2014