Europe

Apple’s Historic Investments in Denmark to Also Fund Biogas R&D

Apple's plan to build data centres in Denmark and Ireland has been public since last year. While the investment in Ireland continues to face various roadblocks, things seem to be smoother in Denmark: Apple has just followed up on its promise by inking a new partnership, reports local newspaper CPH Post (via 9to5Mac). Apple will...

Apple Warns Investors of Financial Penalties in European Tax Probe

For the first time, Apple has disclosed the potential consequences of the European Commission’s ongoing investigation into its tax deals with Ireland, warning investors that it could face “material” financial penalties from the tax probe, The Financial Times reports. The Cupertino giant issued the warning in its 10-Q filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission, a day after...

Apple Under Scrutiny by European Commission Over Streaming Music Plans

According to a new report by The Financial Times, sources familiar with the matter are claiming that European Commission is scrutinising Apple’s dealings with record labels, amid "an intensifying battle" over the future of free, ad-supported music streaming services. The sources also suggest that several labels and digital music companies have already been contacted by the European regulators...

Apple Raises Developer Program Costs in Some European Countries

According to German blog Apfelpage, Apple has made a few price adjustments to its products and services in a number of European countries. The changes lead to an increase in the yearly fee for the company’s developer program. German developers must now pay €99 ($119) per year, which is up from €80 ($96), to remain...

App Store Has Created 497,000 Jobs in Europe, Claims Apple

Following Apple's US efforts that remind customers and shareholders that the company has created or supported almost 600,000 jobs for the US worker – from engineers to the delivery guy – the company is highlighting similar European figures on its European websites. Throughout our history, we have created entirely new products — and entirely new...