Apple agrees to pay Ireland over $15bn in back taxes

Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) iPhone maker Apple has agreed to pay Ireland $15.46 billion in back taxes by early 2018.

According to Wall Street Journal, Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said on Monday that both sides agreed to the terms of an escrow fund for the money.

The European…

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Data-friendly Twitter 'Lite' now available in 24 countries

San Francisco, Dec 1 :  After a successful trial in the Philippines, Twitter is rolling out its data-friendly “Lite” Android version in 24 countries across Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America.

Available in Google Play Store, Twitter “Lite” (under 3MB size) loads quickly on 2G and 3G…

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Novel method could turn CO2 emissions into fuel for your car

New York, Nov 28  Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a new system that could potentially be used for converting power plant emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) into useful fuel for cars, trucks and planes.

The new method, described in a paper in the journal ChemSusChem, is…

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Bharti Airtel, Coursera partner for future-ready workforce

New Delhi, Nov 28  Bharti Airtel on Tuesday announced a partnership with US-based edutech company Coursera to equip its workforce with advanced skills.

Under this partnership, the Airtel employees will get access to advanced digital courses from premier global institutions across domains, including emerging/network technology and Cloud computing…

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GoDaddy, Shopmatic announce strategic partnership

Bengaluru, Nov 28

Global web-hosting and Cloud company GoDaddy and Singapore-based e-commerce firm Shopmatic on Tuesday announced a strategic partnership where GoDaddy customers will connect their domain names to Shopmatic’s webstore to build a global online presence.

Similarly, Shopmatic customers will be able to view and…

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