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Exploring Ireland's beautiful, moonlike Burren territory

CNET's Michael Franco spent a month exploring the weird and wild landscape located on Ireland's western shore, learning its secrets both above and below ground.

By April 28, 2015

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Bizarre, beautiful views from Ireland's Burren (pictures)

The silver-stone-filled Burren stretches for about 100 square miles on Ireland's west coast. CNET's Michael Franco explores the geological marvel above and below ground.

12 Images By April 28, 2015

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Apple may owe a lot of back taxes in Ireland

The company, which two years ago testified to the US Senate that it's not a tax dodger, is facing an European Commission investigation into whether tax breaks from Ireland were illegal state aid.

By April 29, 2015

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Happy St. Patrick's Day from NASA: Ireland from space

The space agency celebrated the holiday with an image of the Emerald Isle in all its green glory.

By March 17, 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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Three surprising ways to lower your data usage

Changing your go-to apps can save you megabytes or more in mobile data.

By April 30, 2015

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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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EU: Apple gets tax advantage from Ireland

The European Commission's competition regulator says something looks fishy in "selective" treatment of Apple by Irish authorities, and he wants answers.

By September 30, 2014

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Europe launches plan to tackle US online dominance

The European Commission wants to improve competition across the continent's single market, including an investigation into Internet giants like Google and Facebook.

By May 6, 2015

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EU delays decision in Apple tax probe

Competition Chief Margrethe Vestager says she doesn't want to rush a decision in investigations to determine whether Apple and other companies violated European Union tax rules.

By May 5, 2015