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Ex-Apple exec going to jail for kickback scheme

After pleading guilty to charges of wire fraud, conspiracy and money laundering, Paul Devine is sentenced to one year in jail and fined $4.5 million.

By December 8, 2014

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​Comixology cuts Apple, Google out of digital-comics kickback

Following Amazon's purchase of the digital-comics marketplace, Comixology updates its Comics apps to prevent Apple and Google from taking a cut. The move makes it harder to buy comics through the app.

By April 26, 2014

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Foxconn managers arrested for alleged kickback scheme

Vendors reportedly had to bribe managers to get their foot in the door as iPhone parts suppliers.

By January 22, 2014

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Which iPad should you buy? Holiday edition

Lots of models. Lots of prices. Do you get this year's version, or get last year's at a discount? Let's weigh the options.

By November 25, 2014

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HTC designer indicted for leaking upcoming mobile interface

HTC's ex-lead designer has been indicted for leaking company secrets, as well as taking kickbacks from suppliers.

By December 29, 2013

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HTC employees indicted for leaking trade secrets

The employees also allegedly received $1.1 million from kickbacks and phony expense reports, say reports from The Wall Street Journal and The Taipei Times.

By December 27, 2013

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Probe into alleged Microsoft partner bribery hits Russia

The investigators are also determining whether any possible bribery occurred in Pakistan.

By August 22, 2013

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Feds said to probe Microsoft over foreign bribery claims

The Wall Street Journal reports that lawyers at the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission are looking into claims in China, Italy, and Romania.

By March 19, 2013

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Ex-Apple manager pleads guilty in kickback case

Former Apple manager Paul Devine admits his guilt in a money laundering scheme and agrees to forfeit more than $2.28 million in money and property.

By March 1, 2011

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Oracle to pay $46 million to settle Sun kickback charges

Fine settles claims that Sun, among other companies, had doled out kickbacks in an effort to score government contracts.

By February 1, 2011