WASHINGTON The United States has accused the European Union of grabbing revenue intended for U.S. coffers when it ordered Apple Inc to pay up to $14.5 billion in back taxes, a decision that could cause friction at an international summit in China next week.
DUBLIN Ireland's cabinet could not agree on Wednesday whether to fight a European Commission ruling against Dublin's tax dealings with Apple, raising questions over any appeal and the government's stability.
BERLIN Samsung Electronics is gearing up to enable its watches to work with rival Apple Inc's mobile devices in a bid to reach a wider audience for its wearable accessories beyond its own phone users, an executive said on Wednesday.
BERLIN Samsung Electronics unveiled two new smartwatches on Wednesday which boast a range of digital features while also promising up to four days of battery life, seeking to outshine the Apple Watch.
LONDON A European Commission ruling that Apple Inc should pay Ireland up to 13 billion euros of back-dated taxes could help the country cut its debt significantly but may undermine its government, Standard & Poor's told Reuters on Wednesday.
Tesla Motors Inc plans to release an update of its partly automated self-driving system "in a few weeks," Chief Executive Elon Musk tweeted on Wednesday.
DUBLIN Faced with a $14.5 billion windfall after an EU ruling on Apple's tax affairs, carer Louise O'Reilly knew exactly what the Irish government should do with the money: spend it on pensioners who are struggling to get by.
SEOUL Shares of South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd opened lower on Thursday as the firm flagged further supply problems for its new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone amid claims of battery explosions.
BERLIN Activists delivered what they said was Germany's biggest-ever public complaint to the Constitutional Court on Wednesday, hoping it will scupper a trade agreement between the European Union and Canada.
Twitter Inc on Tuesday stepped up its battle to attract video talent to its platform, saying it will allow U.S. users who upload a video to share in any advertising revenue it generates.