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Apple must repay $14.5 billion in underpaid taxes in Ireland

Two Irish tax rulings constituted illegal state aid, the European Commission has ruled

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Microsoft will cut 2,850 more jobs by the end of the year

Cuts are aimed primarily at the company's ailing phone hardware business

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Apple reports second straight quarter of declining iPhone sales

Apple has reported its second straight quarter of falling iPhone sales, hit by stiff competition in China and the ongoing slowdown in the worldwide smartphone market.

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Microsoft's Azure cloud revenue doubles, but phone sales plummet

Microsoft's cloud push continues to pay off for the company, which reported on Tuesday that its Azure cloud revenue for the second calendar quarter of 2016 had more than doubled compared to the same period in 2015.

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IT spending will shrink worldwide due to Brexit, Gartner predicts

Gartner analyst predicts a 2-5 percent reduction in IT spending in the UK, which will tip worldwide IT spending negative

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5 signs that 40-year-old Apple is having a midlife crisis -- and 5 reasons it isn't

Sometimes a comb-over is just a comb-over

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Alphabet could sell robot-maker Boston Dynamics

Boston Dynamics, a advanced robot start-up that was purchased by Google just over two years ago, is up for sale according to Bloomberg.

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Oracle profit slides again despite rapid growth in cloud

SaaS and PaaS sales climbed sharply, but Oracle's revenue was still down for the fourth consecutive quarter

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O pioneers: 10 enterprise IT firsts

Somebody has to be first, even when the endeavor doesn't work out

Nokia reaches deal to sell mapping business to automakers

Nokia will get $2.7 billion as net proceeds from the deal of its Here service

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What will enterprise architecture look like in 5 years?

Numerous challenges face EA over the next 5 years but if it plays its cards right a seat at the top-table is assured. From the data mining gold rush to the algorithm economy, without it, executives risk playing Jenga with critical...

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Flexibility vs. complexity: IT's double-edged sword

Sometimes a fixed path is beneficial, and sometimes you need room to maneuver

Jury clears Apple of infringing patents formerly held by Nokia

The patents covered wireless communication from mobile devices

AT&T to pay $105 million to settle mobile-phone cramming charges

The FTC, FCC, and state attorneys general accuse the company of making millions of dollars from unwanted third-party charges

It's official: HP will break itself in two

CEO Meg Whitman will head Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, while PC and printer business head Dion Weisler will run HP Inc.

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