France works on Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon (GAFA) tax, rest of Europe watches — 9to5Mac

France is pushing ahead on its own plans for a so-called GAFA tax – one that would impose a 3% tax on tech companies with worldwide revenues of more than €750M ($842M). The tax is named after four of the target companies: Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon. Other European countries are in discussions about doing… via […]

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Excerpt from upcoming Tim Cook biography describes how he ‘bet the company’ on Apple’s fight with the FBI — 9to5Mac

Last month, we reported that author Leander Kahney will release his latest behind-the-scenes look at Apple on April 16th. The book, entitled Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level, will focus on Apple after the Steve Jobs era. Ahead of that release, TechCrunch has published excerpts from the book detailing Apple’s fight… […]

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Foxconn gearing up to make the iPhone X/XS in India despite earlier doubts – Bloomberg — 9to5Mac

There have been conflicting reports about whether or not Foxconn will be making the iPhone X/XS in India. But a new report today says that the claims are true, and that test production is due to begin within a matter of weeks. The first suggestion that flagship iPhone models were to be made in India… via […]

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