The European Union is set to appeal the General Court's decision from July which said Apple had not broken any laws with its tax arrangement with Ireland. The EU says the firm has underpaid its tax.
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Vodafone has developed a prototype device designed for home appliances that allows manufacturers to warn users about product recalls. Manufacturers can remotely disable dangerous appliances too.
YouTube will show users in the U.S. more information on how to vote and how to register to vote so that the maximum number of people can vote in November. Content is available in English and Spanish.
Samsung has revealed a new indoor 5G small cell solution it calls Link Cell. The new device is designed to enhance 5G connectivity at indoor sites such as shopping centres, stadiums or hotels
England and Wales have finally released their COVID-19 contact tracing app for Android and iOS. Scotland and Northern Ireland independently released their own contact tracing apps.
Amazon has launched Climate Pledge Friendly for over 25,000 products. The tagged products will enable customers to shop for more sustainable products that are better for the environment.
An ex-boss of BT, Lord Livingston, has been selected to head the U.K.'s Telecoms Diversification Task Force, a body that will provide expert advice to the government as it diversifies mobile networks.
Mozilla has launched Firefox 81. The new update comes with a raft of new features including a new theme, AcroForm support, and a wider rollout of Pocket integration on the new tab page.
Twitter has announced that it's rolling out several prompts throughout its platform to encourage Americans to vote in the upcoming presidential elections. More prompts will appear in the coming weeks.
An old second-hand TV has been emitting an electrical signal in a village in Wales knocking surrounding broadband connections offline. It took Openreach engineers 18 months to discover the cause.
Microsoft has announced that it will replenish more water than it uses by 2030. The firm is also committed to working with NGOs to help 1.5 million people gain access to clean water.
Google and Facebook have been asked to stop behavioural advertising and the tracking of people under the age of 18. Signatories argue kids don't understand how their data is being used.
Facebook's Reality Labs Research head, Michael Abrash, has said that standalone AR headsets are about five to ten years away from the market. It comes after Facebook revealed Project Aria.
Uber will find out in less than two weeks as to whether it will be able to continue operating in London. A judge will decide whether or not the firm should be granted an operating license on Sept. 28.
The Libra Association has picked James Emmett to be the Managing Director of Libra Networks LLC, overseeing the development and operation of the Libra payment system. He formerly worked at HSBC.
IDC has revealed that virtual reality headsets could grow by more than 40% in 2021 after a decline in 2020. The maturation of the technology will help its appeals among end-users and businesses.
Amazon has launched a luxury goods store for Prime members in the United States. Luxury Stores will only be available to customers who have been invited. Those without an invite can join a waitlist.
O2's latest research has found that without mobile connectivity, the U.K. economy would have lost a further £205 billion in economic output because more businesses would have collapsed.
Amazon has announced that it has 100,000 job vacancies in the United States and Canada. The roles are based in its fulfillment and logistic network and pay a minimum of $15 per hour plus benefits.
Facebook has announced a new feature called Watch Together. It allows users in Messenger video calls or Messenger Rooms to view Facebook Watch content together as though they were together.
The Law Commission has put forward some reforms for the U.K. government to look at, they include the criminalisation of cyberflashing and pile-on harassment but increase the criminality threshold.
England and Wales will launch their new coronavirus contact tracing app to the general public on September 24. It will let people know if they've come into contact with the virus and need to isolate.
Plex has announced that it's bringing about 31 new channels to its live TV service. The new additions will all carry Spanish-language programming and are only going to be available in the U.S.
Gartner has said that the Internet of Things is set to have a big impact on supply chains in the next 2-5 years. Last year, it said 59% of businesses it had asked had already begun leveraging IoT.
Google has unveiled Orion Wifi - a public Wi-Fi alternative that venues can monetize by selling access to carriers. Unlike public networks, you will only connect when the signal is good.
TikTok has announced that it's signing up to the E.U.'s 4-year-old anti-hate speech code of conduct. TikTok said that it has always opposed illegal hate speech in its terms and conditions.
China is getting ready to launch its 'Global Initiative on Data Security' on Tuesday and has already spoken to other governments to gauge interests. It has been compared to the U.S.' Clean Network.
Samsung could close its TV manufacturing plant in Tianjin, China around November time according to sources who have insight on the matter, speaking with Korean news. The factory employs 300 people.
Canalys has reported that the North American wearables market grew by 10% in Q2 2020 but that the average selling price was dragged down as more people opted for low-end activity trackers.
Amazon has announced that it plans to offer 10,000 new jobs in Bellevue in the coming years. This will be made possible thanks to additional office space that is under construction.
Facebook has outlined the measures it will take during the U.S. presidential election to ensure that misinformation cannot spread rapidly. With these measures, it hopes to make the election fairer.
Apple will expand its green energy production in Europe with two onshore wind turbines in Esbjerg, Denmark. They will provide energy for the Viborg data centre which powers Apple services.
The Bank of England's Andrew Bailey has called on the G20 to regulate stablecoins and other crypto-assets. He said this must be done to prevent money laundering and monetary policy destabilisation.
Amazon has announced that it's looking to fill 7,000 new roles in the U.K. The firm has already filled 3,000 vacancies in the country this year. It's also looking for 20,000 seasonal workers.
The U.K. government has announced that it will help fund the development of a new quantum computer that will be commercially available to businesses that want to use its processing power.
Google has announced that advertisers in the U.K. will be charged extra to help the firm cover the costs of the new digital services tax that came into effect earlier this year on April 1.
The Linux Mint project has revealed a new tool that it's working on called Web App Manager. It allows you to create web apps on Linux Mint by supplying a web address and other details.
IDC has forecasted that the U.S. could see a rapid increase in the number of information mobile workers and that this segment of society will also drive higher the number of people working from home.
Mozilla has announced that Firefox 81 will ship with a new theme called Alpenglow. It uses oranges and purples much like the Firefox logo. It's a default theme alongside Automatic, Light, and Dark.
Denmark is looking into whether Google owes more tax. The country's Prime Minister has been a proponent of implementing a digital tax that would extract more profit from big tech firms.