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Apple sold $4.2 billion of product in New Zealand, paid $0 local taxes

New Zealand’s share of tax “may be small... but it must be more than zero.” Enlarge / A customer in Apple's store in Auckland, New Zealand, in 2010. A report by a major New Zealand newspaper found Apple hasn't paid any taxes in New Zealand.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 20th, 2017

Lorde impersonator fools partygoers into thinking she"s the real thing

Lorde is from New Zealand, so the prospect of the singer dropping into a local party for an impromptu performance is unlikely, but not impossible. Some attendees at the weekly "No Lights, No Lycra" party, which takes place at Auckland's Grey Lynn Lib.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News22 min. ago

Lorde impersonator fools partygoers into thinking she was the real thing

Lorde is from New Zealand, so the prospect of the singer dropping into a local party for an impromptu performance may be unlikely, albeit not impossible. Some attendees at the weekly "No Lights, No Lycra" party, which takes place at Auckland's Grey L.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News38 min. ago

Andy Rubin Teases A New Bezel-less Smartphone

Do you remember the reports that went up in January, this year, suggesting that Android co-creator Andy Rubin was working on a high-end bezel-less modular smartphone? Well, we have some updates on that. Andy Rubin has recently shared an image of a pe.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News47 min. ago

Samsung Reveals New ‘Over The Horizon’ Ringtone On YouTube

After dealing with every leak and speculation, Samsung is all set to launch its much awaited Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus smartphones in New York tomorrow, i.e., March 29, 2017. However, ahead of launch, the company has finally revealed the new rendi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News1 hr. 2 min. ago

Facebook has added live-location-sharing to Messenger; lets you share location up to 60 minutes

Facebook Inc added a feature to its Messenger app on Monday to allow users to share their locations continuously for up to an hour, ramping up competition with tools offered by Apple and Google Maps. The post Facebook has added live-location-sharing.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News1 hr. 38 min. ago

Article: Fresh Food and Confectionery Drive Growth in Western Europe"s FMCG Market

The market for FMCG products across nine major countries in Western Europe was valued at €499 billion in 2016......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News1 hr. 46 min. ago

Article: Recommended Reading: March 28, 2017

eMarketer’s scan of the key developments of the day, plus data to make sense of it all. Today’s topics: Amazon delays grocery store opening; Apple wins iPhone patent ruling in China; and more......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News1 hr. 46 min. ago

Broadcast Competitiveness Dominates NAB Show Themes

Focus will be on new OTT and programmatic opportunities, cybersecurity.....»»

Category: topSource:  radiomagonlineRelated News2 hr. 10 min. ago

Crunch Report | Creator of Android Teases Bezel-less Smartphone

The creator of Android, Andy Rubin, teases a photo of a new smartphone his company has been working on, Facebook officially launches Town Hall for contacting government reps and Spotify buys content recommendation startup MightyTV. All this on Crunch.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 46 min. ago

Bates Motel Creators on That Shocking Shower Kill

Bates Motel EPs Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin discuss that Psycho twist, Norman's new shocking actions, and Marion Crane's ultimate fate. Warning: Spoilers for the Bates Motel episode "Marion" follow... With this week's episode, "Marion," Bates.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 54 min. ago

Nasa scientists are developing a sensory skin for spacecraft to monitor spacecraft damage

The new invention uses a series of several technologies to create circuits printed on thin layers and that can be embedded in a spacecraft's structure. The post Nasa scientists are developing a sensory skin for spacecraft to monitor spacecraft damage.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News2 hr. 54 min. ago

Snake on a plane hitches a ride to New Zealand, which has no snakes

Despite the close distance to Australia, there are no snakes in New Zealand, bar the occasional sea snake. So you can imagine the surprise when biosecurity officials at Auckland Airport found a live snake on a plane that arrived from Australia on Sun.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 38 min. ago

Elon Musk’s new venture could turn his cyborg dreams into reality

As if self-driving cars and space travel aren't sci-fi enough, Musk is planning something even more extraordinary. As if self-driving cars and space travel aren't extraordinary enough, Elon Musk is planning another startup straight out of.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News3 hr. 38 min. ago

New AI Algorithm Beats Even the World"s Worst Traffic

"Computer scientists at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have developed a new intelligent routing algorithm that attempts to minimize the occurrence of spontaneous traffic jams -- those sudden snarls caused by greedy merges and other iso.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 38 min. ago

Obese people have lower pain threshold, new research shows

An extra layer of fat won’t provide a cushion against pain – in fact, obese people are more sensitive to pressure pain than those who are not overweight, and they are equally susceptible to extremes of hot and cold......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News4 hr. 2 min. ago

New genetic disorder named for Children"s Hospital of Philadelphia team

Three scientists at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia who identified and studied a genetic disease have been recognized by having their names attached to the disorder. An authoritative reference site for genetic diseases, Online Mendelian Inherit.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News4 hr. 2 min. ago

A little nudge may provide a big boost to flu vaccination rates

Currently, only 44 percent of adults in the United States receive an annual flu vaccination. But, a new study suggests that a simple behavioral economics technique may be able to help. In the study, researchers programmed electronic health records (E.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News4 hr. 2 min. ago

What"s on TV: "Planet Earth II," "Review," "Legion" and "Walking Dead" finale

This week it's time to pick up some new demo material for your Ultra HD television, since Planet Earth II is available in 4K and HDR. Other than that it's a big week for finales, with Legion and The Walking Dead wrapping up their m.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News4 hr. 2 min. ago

Internet of Things Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication Market — V2V and V2I

Connected cars are the subject of immense research and development effort, and the potential market is huge — 184 million connected cars are forecast to be produced by 2020. "As markets in Asia continue to manufacture vehicles to support local and.....»»

Category: consumerSource:  idcRelated News4 hr. 22 min. ago

Poland Vertical Markets 2015 IT Spending and 2016–2020 Forecast

This IDC Pivot Table provides a detailed overview of IT spending trends and forecasts for 17 vertical markets and 9 product and service categories in Poland for 2015–2020. This pivot table also includes an enterprise bulletin classifying Polish com.....»»

Category: servicesSource:  idcRelated News4 hr. 22 min. ago