Ireland Finally Approves Apple’s $1.3 Billion CAD Data Centre
Ireland's High Court on Thursday ruled that a 850 million euro ($1.3 billion) data centre planned by Apple in the west of Ireland may proceed, dismissing an environmental challenge made by three people. Apple first announced plans for the data centre in West Ireland in February 2015. The center, which will be built in a rural location,...
Apple Relocates International iTunes Business to Ireland
Apple has confirmed that it is to close its Luxembourg branch and transfer its international iTunes business to Ireland on 5 February. The official relocation was disclosed in a note sent to developers, according to AppleInsider. Apple originally announced in September 2016 that it would move its entire iTunes business – registered as Apple Distribution […]
Apple CEO Tim Cook to Attend Hearing to Respond to EU’s €13B Tax Ruling
Apple’s CEO Tim Cook, along with the EU commissioner who ruled that Apple must pay €13bn in back taxes, have both been asked to attend an Oireachtas Committee meeting in Dublin early next year, according to the Irish Times. The Irish Times reports that an EU meeting has been scheduled in January to examine the background to the […]
Apple Employees in Ireland Tempted by Lucrative Offers for their Login Details
An Apple employee’s login details are worth up to $23,000 in an online sales marketplace, according to a report from Business Insider, citing anonymous Apple employees working in Ireland. As the sources point out, there are lots of people trying to gain access to Apple’s internal systems, contacting employees and offering money in exchange for...