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White House fears U.S. taxpayers will pay for Apple tax bill

The White House is worried American taxpayers would pay for the European Union's decision to force Apple to pay more than $14 billion in back taxes to Ireland.

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Uber, Alphabet autonomous car rivalry heats up

The race to develop autonomous cars is making rivals of old friends as is evident from the exit of Alphabet’s senior executive David Drummond from the board of Uber Technologies.

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Update: Apple must repay $14.5B in underpaid taxes in Ireland

Apple's tax benefits in Ireland are illegal, and the company will have to pay up to $14.5 billion in back taxes, plus interest. That's the verdict European Commissioner Margrethe Vestager delivered, wrapping up a two-year...

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Silicon Valley rains money on Clinton

Trump's financial support in California is tepid, and that's particularly true in the tech stronghold.

Gee, thanks, boss!

It's time for the annual organization picnic, and these IT techs are planning to carpool to the site 80 miles away. But just before quitting time, who should come up with an emergency?

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Digital transformation gives IT a big spending boost

Digital transformation may promise critical benefits for the companies undertaking it, but it's also delivering a major boost to IT spending around the world.

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FBI: Hackers are targeting state election systems

The FBI has reportedly found evidence that foreign hackers breached two state election databases in recent weeks.

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Home Depot's magic value: Returns

During an August investors call, Home Depot CEO Craig Menear let loose a stunning stat: 90% of all online returns are processed in-store. Allowing an online return to be boxed and handled by a local store has always been a popular...

Unclear on this whole 'backups' concept

Boss of this group of government analysts comes up with a great idea for version control: Put all files, including backups, into a single master folder. What could go wrong with that?

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How software-defined everything will change outsourcing

Enterprises gain more options to mix and match internal and external clouds -- if they can adapt.

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Frustrated by Congress, Obama creates startup visa-like program

Foreign entrepreneurs who can deliver a startup plan backed by significant investment can be "paroled" -- an immigration term -- to live and work in the United States.

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By going private, Rackspace looks to fuel its cloud evolution

Rackspace needed to evolve or it would be left behind, which is why the cloud services company agreed to be acquired by a private equity firm for $4.3 billion.

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Fake resumes, jobs, lead to real guilty plea in H-1B fraud case

One of the defendants agreed to forfeit $20.9 million in proceeds from the scam.

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Cloud player Rackspace goes private in $4.3B deal

A private equity firm has signed an agreement to buy major cloud player Rackspace for $4.3 billion.

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Privacy Shield data-transfer agreement now covers 200 companies

There are now 200 companies standing behind Privacy Shield, the framework agreement allowing businesses to process the personal information of European Union citizens on servers in the U.S.

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Real-life examples test whether you are prepared for a cyberattack

Use the following tabletop exercises -- based on today’s most disconcerting threats -- to update your response plan for live action.

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Amazon's Hyundai move shows deep understanding of shoppers

The magic of retail centers is on knowing and understanding shoppers better than they know themselves. Amazon has been positively brilliant about this online, but we're now seeing evidence it can bring it in the physical world, too.

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Top 10 cities for tech workers

A high salary can mean nothing if you're living in a city with a high cost of living, like San Francisco or Boston. But in these 10 cities that are experiencing job growth, you can find a decent salary with a low cost of living.

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