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.
It's not for the reason you might think, though.
As you use your mobile phone for tasks like shopping and banking, it's more important than ever to make sure a thief can't access your personal information. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Sharon Profis has some ways to close security loopholes and keep your phone and data safe.
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.
Microsoft wants users to pay for its $100 Office 365 subscription. Turns out, though, that it can be bypassed for Office apps on iPad.
Snapchat is updating its app to close a loophole that saw millions of Snapchatters' details leaked by hackers.
A Web site malfunction lets users trick the airline into offering them tickets with frequent-flyer miles they don't have.
Google has scrambled to close a security loophole in Android that could have allowed hackers to hijack any app and turn it into malware.
The Sony Xperia Z is the latest phone to suffer a leaky lock screen loophole, like the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S3.
Because of the wording of an obscure 1986 federal law, the former CIA director -- and the rest of Americans -- receive less privacy protection than we would for love letters stored under a mattress.