Apple (AAPL) Must Pay Ireland $14.5 Billion in Taxes

While the Irish branch had employees, the Head Office was a corporate entity with "no employees, no premises and no real activities", to quote Ms Vestager. "Therefore, only a small percentage of Apple profits were taxed in Ireland, and the rest was... More..

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Relief for Adani Group as Australian Court Dismisses Plea Against Carmichael Mine
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Relief for Adani Group as Australian Court Dismisses Plea Against Carmichael Mine

The Federal Court will hand down a decision on a challenge by conservationists to Australia's biggest coal mine slated for Queensland's Galilee Basin. It comes after the court dismissed another challenge earlie...More..

Mars crew finish experiment after a year in isolation
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Mars crew finish experiment after a year in isolation

Communication with the outside world was delayed by 20 minutes, to mimic the delays that would be experienced due to light travel time to and from Mars. The crew also included a German physicist and four Amer...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Worth Watching Stock: Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:KERX)

The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $4.53. Earnings Roundup: In the last fiscal quarter alone, Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. The stock prese...More..

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) Analyst Opinion
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) Analyst Opinion

Institutional ownership in the company is 63.10% while the short ratio is 1.14. Company gross margin stands at 17.50% whereas its return on investment (ROI) is -64.40%. The 20 stocks listed in the table below...More..

Ryder Cup 2016: Westwood, Kaymer and Pieters selected as wild card picks
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Ryder Cup 2016: Westwood, Kaymer and Pieters selected as wild card picks

By picking Donald, Clarke would be overlooking two "hot hands" in Russell Knox and Thomas Pieters, both of whom have won in the past month. Obviously Luke Donald and Graeme McDowell. Europe will be seeking a fo...More..

Ireland to appeal EU ruling on Apple taxes
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Ireland to appeal EU ruling on Apple taxes

The European Commission ordered Starbucks and Fiat Chrysler to repay millions in taxes last October. In October Brussels ordered U.S. coffee giant Starbucks and Italian automaker Fiat to each repay up to 3...More..

Life on Mars? Six Volunteers Spend Year Discovering What It's Like
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Life on Mars? Six Volunteers Spend Year Discovering What It's Like

The six participants were kept in near-isolation for the duration of the simulated mission and were only allowed outside the dome if they wore a spacesuit. "The implication is that you could get water from ...More..

Scientists discover an enormous, hidden reef behind the Great Barrier Reef
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Scientists discover an enormous, hidden reef behind the Great Barrier Reef

The researchers are hoping for a better fate of this new reef system as 93 percent of the Great Barrier Reef has already been damaged . The mounds are bioherms , or organic reef-like mounds, made by the g...More..

GM recalling about 368000 vehicles to fix windshield wipers
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

GM recalling about 368000 vehicles to fix windshield wipers

The problem is rooted in windshield wiper modules supplied by Mitsuba. If that were to happen, the wipers would stop working, which could ultimately increase the risk of a crash. GM will notify owners of these...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Simulating life on Mars, 6 scientists end Hawaii dome experiment

Just like in deep space, the crew members could only communicate with family and friends via a 20-minute delay and could only leave the dome in an elaborate mock spacesuit. "A mission to Mars in the near future...More..

EU says Apple must pay up to 13B euros in back taxes
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

EU says Apple must pay up to 13B euros in back taxes

Cook said on Tuesday the ruling had " no basis in fact or in law ", calling it "obvious targeting of Apple ". Last week the commission denied it was targeting U.S. The US acknowledged the problem of alleged ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Hundreds of reindeer slain by lightning strike

Of the storm's violence, he said , "We've never had anything like this with lightning". Some 323 wild reindeer lie dead after being struck by lightning on a hill side on Hardangervidda mountain plateau i...More..

Tim Cook accuses European Commission of 'rewriting Apple's history'
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Tim Cook accuses European Commission of 'rewriting Apple's history'

European Union competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager reportedly circulated a 130-page ruling for official release tomorrow, concluding that Ireland's tax deals with Apple (as well as other USA compani...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Rashford's injury time winner gives Man United victory at Hull City

I could still help United if given the chance. The former Chelsea manager said: "I don't want to go in that direction". "Of course I feel sorry for Hull but my guys deserved it and the way the fans supported ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Mars Simulation Ends After A Year's Isolation

Their aim was a scientific experiment, whether the human is able to survive during a year-long mission on Mars. The scientists are housed in a dome on Mauna Loa and can go outside only in spacesuits, the Ha...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Gene Wilder dies at 83: Best life lessons from Willy Wonka

However, Wilder's first significant role was in the 1968 film The Producers . His role as Mr. Stein, Will Truman's ( Eric McCormack ) boss, earned him a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor on a Co...More..

Google Has Officially Discontinued the Chromebook Pixel 2
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Google Has Officially Discontinued the Chromebook Pixel 2

It launched two models - a $1,299 and a $999 model - the latter has already been discontinued earlier this year in April. The laptop began running low in stock all over the world and was questioned to ever be r...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Wall Street declines after Fischer's hawkish stance on rates

At the same time, consumer spending, which makes up more than two-thirds of economic activity, grew at the fastest rate since the fourth quarter of 2014. U.S. stocks initially rose on the back of Fed chair Jan...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Obama to meet Philippines' Duterte, broach human rights

Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg. It will be the first meeting between Obama and Erdogan since the failed attempted coup in Turkish last month. Obama is also expected to attend a small dinner hos...More..