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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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Secret loopholes drive NSA's 'unrestrained surveillance' on Americans

Thanks to a three-decade-old executive order, researchers say, Fourth Amendment protections against warrantless domestic surveillance may not be as strong as first thought.

By June 30, 2014

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Microsoft hopes iPad users won't exploit Office loophole

Microsoft wants users to pay for its $100 Office 365 subscription. Turns out, though, that it can be bypassed for Office apps on iPad.

By March 28, 2014

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Snapchat update to close loophole after mass hack

Snapchat is updating its app to close a loophole that saw millions of Snapchatters' details leaked by hackers.

By January 3, 2014

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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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United Airlines site loophole reoffers uber cheap fares

A Web site malfunction lets users trick the airline into offering them tickets with frequent-flyer miles they don't have.

By October 14, 2013

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Smart-home messages coming soon to Staples Connect linked HDTVs

Zonoff and LG partner to bring smart home alerts to TVs linked to Staples Connect hubs.

By January 7, 2015

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Gmail traffic trickles back into China

Google's data shows Gmail traffic slowly rising again in China after a four-day outage.

By December 30, 2014

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China freezes out Gmail, anti-censor group says

The world's largest e-mail service has been almost entirely blocked months after China began efforts to eradicate it, according to GreatFire.org.

By December 29, 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