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Apple reaches back tax agreement with Irish Government

Apple reaches back tax agreement with Irish Government In 2016, the European Commission ruled that Apple had to pay $15 billion to Ireland, after determining that the low tax rate given to the U.S. technology giant by Irish tax authorities broke the state aid rules. Ireland had allowed Apple to pay a maximum tax rate of just one percent, significantly lower than its usual corporate tax rate of 12.5 percent. What is the disagreement about? . [Full Article...]

Free apple on Delta flight ends up costing woman $500

Free apple on Delta flight ends up costing woman $500 Tadlock told Fox 31 she was frustrated with the ordeal and pointed to the Delta logo on the wrapper, showing the fruit came from the airline. "It is very unfortunate some body needed to experience that and also be treated as a criminal over a parcel of fruit", she informed KDVR . [Full Article...]

Rare Diamonds From A Long-Lost Planet Found In The Almahata Sitta Meteorites

Rare Diamonds From A Long-Lost Planet Found In The Almahata Sitta Meteorites This indicated to the scientists that they originally formed inside a planetary body ranging in size between Mercury and Mars , suggesting the ureilites were, in fact, the last remaining remnants of one of these lost planets. They gathered the tiny pieces and cataloged them into Almahata Sitta , a collection of rare meteorites that often carry nano-sized diamonds . But at first, the origins o... [Full Article...]

SpaceX is about to launch NASA's revolutionary planet-hunting telescope

SpaceX is about to launch NASA's revolutionary planet-hunting telescope The TESS launch overview will begin at 11:00 followed by the prelaunch news conference at 13:30 EDT, a science news conference from 15:00 EDT and then live coverage from the countdown will run from 18:00 to 20:00. There should be no issues with SpaceX being able to broadcast video from space as TESS is considered a public rather than commercial mission. "TESS is going to significantly buil... [Full Article...]

Konami is Developing a New Castlevania Video Game

Konami is Developing a New Castlevania Video Game When some of us thought the franchise was dead along with Dracula after Konami's Castlevania Pachinko machine from 2015 , it's risen from the dead once more just like the lord of vampires. The story is pretty simple: after the defeat of Count Dracula, it seemed like eternal peace had finally descended upon the world. Protagonist Genya Arikado soon receives a letter that declares "The Grimoire h... [Full Article...]

Shenmue I & II First Remaster Screenshots Showcase Combat, Mini-Game And More

Shenmue I & II First Remaster Screenshots Showcase Combat, Mini-Game And More The Dreamcast didn't sell particularly well, so this re-release will put the original games in front of many who missed out at the time. Like we said, Shenmue 1 and 2 will be hitting modern platforms sometime later this year. The Shenmue I & II collection is billed as the "best Shenmue experience to date". The official announcement trailer is not enough to base on, either, since Sega n... [Full Article...]

Manchester City wins English Premier League title after rivals Manchester United stumble

Manchester City wins English Premier League title after rivals Manchester United stumble Manchester United failed to keep the league competitive as a late header from Jay Rodriguez gave West Brom a hugely surprising three points and finally gave their fans something to cheer this season. I was unfortunate enough to play against that quality United side that dominated in the '90s, but this side would have beaten them - that's how good they are. [Full Article...]

EA Confirms Battlefront II Will Start Selling Premium In-Game Currency Again

EA Confirms Battlefront II Will Start Selling Premium In-Game Currency Again It's getting a new limited-time mode as part of the Night on Endor update called Ewok Hunt . There must be some serious mind control devices over at EA, with the publisher reintroducing microtransactions in Star Wars Battlefront II , because why the hell not. [Full Article...]

Cameroon Athletes Disappear at Australia Commonwealth Games

Cameroon Athletes Disappear at Australia Commonwealth Games The apartment, they have six athletes in the apartment. "Irfan and Rakesh will not be allowed to partake in the Games. So we are appealing on this ground". The Indian team officials were not immediately available for comment. A sixth Cameroon athlete, Ulrich Rodrigue Yombo, was on Wednesday confirmed missing after he failed to appear at the weigh-in on Wednesday ahead of the quarter-final bo... [Full Article...]

Anderson honored as 2017 Class AA Coach of the Year

Anderson honored as 2017 Class AA Coach of the Year The Trojans lost several key participants from last season's North State Class 5A runner-up squad. With all of the postponements, games are now stacked every second that they can be played. "When she is up at the plate", Hutton said, "we know what is going to happen". "Knowing that you have one thing in common, and that one thing is the center of our lives, it brings us together and builds a tig... [Full Article...]

Uber adds safety features to app, including direct dial to 911

Uber adds safety features to app, including direct dial to 911 As part of the second phase, 12 more cities, including 4 Indian cities, are being added, Uber said in a statement . "We are in this to promote shared transportation in general". Several recent studies suggest that Uber and its competitors create more congestion, rather than reducing it, in cities. Uber's announcement spree started earlier this week with the acquisition of Jump Bike... [Full Article...]

Boehner does dramatic about-face on the legalization of marijuana

Boehner does dramatic about-face on the legalization of marijuana However, he does seem to be coming around on the issue, as earlier this year he commissioned a study on the issue. Nixon says 80 percent of the New Yorkers arrested for marijuana are black or Latino, despite the fact that whites and people of color use marijuana at roughly the same rates. [Full Article...]

Apple will claim it invented the curved screen soon

Unlike Samsung's technology that uses a sensor embedded in the top bezel, Apple is looking at integrating proximity sensing into displays. Whether either of these features ever gets implemented into a single iPhone remains a mystery, so for now, all we can do is speculate. [Full Article...]

'Fortnite' Vending Machines: Here's What's Inside of Them

'Fortnite' Vending Machines: Here's What's Inside of Them This new cadence allows us to iron out more complex bugs, while continuing to provide fun content every week . In Fortnite , you encounter Hidden Gnomes tucked inside brick walls when you build them at named locations on the map . If you still can't find a Vending Machine, we have a guide for that too. The 3.4 content update even would introduce a kick off new limited-time mode, a ... [Full Article...]

Tesla Falls Short of Model 3 Production Numbers

Tesla Falls Short of Model 3 Production Numbers The Tesla bears, meanwhile, can point to yet another production milestone missed for the Model 3. In total, 4,060 Model S and X, and 2,040 Model 3 vehicles were in transit to customers by the end of the first quarter and the company says these vehicles will be delivered early in the second quarter. [Full Article...]

Nokia 7 Plus is HMD Global's trump card

Nokia 7 Plus is HMD Global's trump card And by uniting a sculpted 2.5D display with damage-resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass, the New Nokia 6's compact and refined body is built to last. The front-facing unit gets a downgrade with a 5 MP unit as opposed to the 13 MP PDAF unit on the older Nokia 8 . There's also support for fast charging that's claimed to fill up the battery from nothing to 50 per cent within 30 minutes. [Full Article...]

All You Need To Know About Spotify Going Public

All You Need To Know About Spotify Going Public Spotify is a company that has been burdened with issues particularly in the latter half of its existence. Launched in 2008, the company claims to have almost 160 million monthly active users, across dozens of countries. And it feels like the right time to pause and acknowledge the thousands of Spotify employees around the globe who helped build out the Spotify ecosystem while staying true to who w... [Full Article...]

SNOW TOTALS: Spring snowfall blankets Minnesota on Easter weekend

Winter weather advisories have been issued across the Philadelphia and NY metro areas, while heavy snow is falling along the I-95 corridor from Washington, D.C.to Boston. How much precipitation, rain or snow, has not yet been determined. State Superior Court opened at 10:30 a.m. Sussex County Community College will open at noon, according to online postings. [Full Article...]

Chinese space station to crash to Earth within weeks

Chinese space station to crash to Earth within weeks Mr Krag said: "There have been 13,000 tonnes of space hardware coming down in the whole history of space flight and there has not been a single casualty reported". The yellow areas, meanwhile, indicates zones that have a higher probability, which extend a few degrees south of 42.7° N and north of 42.7° S latitude, respectively. [Full Article...]

Biggest convoy yet leaves rebel pocket of Syria's Ghouta, state media says

Biggest convoy yet leaves rebel pocket of Syria's Ghouta, state media says Russian-backed Syrian troops and allied militia have waged an offensive since February 18 in which they have recaptured more than 90 per cent of Ghouta, a one-time rebel bastion on the edge of Damascus . Late last week, the Russian Defense Ministry said that civilians have continued to leave Eastern Ghouta via the humanitarian corridors, and that more than 108,000 people have already fled the are... [Full Article...]


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