Category Archives: France

Apple ordered by the French Court to pay royalty taxes

Featuring a gorgeous 9.7-inch Retina display, new Apple. Just weeks ago current CEO Tim Cook spoke before congress about the status of taxes for Apple. In this particular case the Cupertino-based company was ordered by the Grand Instance Court in Paris to pay a sum of 5 million Euros ($6.5 million) to french agency Copie France for iPads sold in 2011. Copie France-entity in charge of copyright tariffs for the music, film, visual arts, and publishing industries-made the the argument that the Amer Lees verder, bekijk reacties en reageer...

Facebook opens first data center in Europe

Facebook’s newest data center – in LuleĆ„, Sweden – is now handling live traffic from around the world. The social network, Facebook, built its first data center in LuleĆ„, Sweden. The news was made on Wednesday revealing a cutting-edge state of the art data center build to handle large amounts of traffic from users around the world. The data center is the first of its kind in Europe and features lots of touches from the tech giant. The center runs 100 percent powered by hydro- Lees verder, bekijk reacties en reageer...