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Latest update : 2014-01-16

Apple to refund $32m to customers over children's app purchases

Apple is to refund customers in the US to the tune of more than $32 million to settle a case taken up by US regulators over in-app purchases. The Federal Trade Commission said consumers were being billed for purchases made by children using their iPhone or iPad, without having given their express consent. Also, who brought home the $142 million Bacon?

By Stephen CARROLL



2018-01-19 US economy

Why are some US firms announcing losses from Trump's tax reforms?

US President Donald Trump's tax reforms have cut the corporate tax rate. But some US businesses have been reporting huge losses since the law was enacted in December - we take a...

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2018-01-18 Apple

Apple to pay $38 billion in US taxes by moving cash home

Apple says it will pay $38 billion in taxes to the United States as it takes advantage of a discounted rate to move its massive cash pile back from abroad. The iPhone maker also...

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2018-01-17 Bitcoin

Bitcoin takes a tumble over regulation fears

The value of Bitcoin has tumbled by more than ten percent so far this week, as investors fear increased regulation in China and South Korea. Also today, a warning of a slowdown...

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2018-01-16 tourism

Spain set to overtake US in tourism rankings

Spain is set to overtake the United States in global tourism rankings, according to the latest figures from the World Tourism Organization. We take a look at how the industry is...

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2018-01-15 Detroit

Detroit Motor Show kicks off with trucks taking centre stage

The Detroit Motor Show has kicked off with US carmakers showcasing what they do best: trucks and SUVs. The trade fair comes after the US car industry last year saw its first drop...

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