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  1. Apple CEO Cook says DACA shouldn’t have been revoked and that he’s ‘personally offended’ by the situation

    Apple CEO Tim Cook reaffirmed his strong support for DACA…

  2. Woz speaks out on ‘net neutrality,’ privacy, and Star Trek vs. Star Wars

    Wozniak got the loudest applause from the nearly 5,000 people in the audience at the USF Sun Dome…

  3. U.S. FCC reversal of so-called ‘net neutrality’ rules expected to be published Thursday

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is expected to publish on Thursday its December order…

  4. Bill Gates thinks Apple should unlock iPhones at the government’s request

    In an interview with Axios, Bill Gates warned Apple and other tech giants that they risk the kind of nightmarish government…

  5. Apple expected to issue less debt in 2018 now that President Trump has signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

    We expect IG tech issuance to be down year-over-year for the first time in about eight years…

  6. FBI forensic expert blasts Apple ‘jerks’ for encrypting iPhones

    Ever since Apple made encryption default on the iPhone, the FBI has been waging a war against encryption…

  7. Why would any shareholder complain about Apple using repatriated funds for buybacks?

    Sure, many of the leaders from Silicon Valley won’t experience a massive tax break…

  8. More than 100 business leaders, including Apple CEO Tim Cook, urge U.S. Congress to pass bipartisan legislation dealing with ‘dreamers’

    More than 100 top business leaders, including Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Apple’s Tim Cook and IBM’s Ginni Rometty…

  9. FBI Director Wray calls inability to access electronic devices an ‘urgent public safety issue’

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation is increasingly unable to access data from some electronic devices…

  10. U.S. job-cut announcements hit lowest level since 1990

    The passage of the tax bill has prompted unprecedented hiring plans for 2018…

  11. China offers tax incentives to persuade U.S. companies like Apple to stay

    In a bid to keep American businesses from taking their profits out of China following Washington’s overhaul of the United States tax code…

  12. Apple expected to repatriate $214 billion to the U.S.; expect increased buybacks and dividends, not big acquisitions

    With the new tax structure we expect Apple will bring $214 billion back to the U.S…

  13. How Apple will win (and lose) under President Trump’s tax cuts

    The Republican tax bill now awaiting President Trump’s signature has two major pieces of good news for Apple…

  14. Apple notches big league win with U.S. Republican tax cuts, but faces snag with taxes on foreign patents

    The U.S. Republican tax overhaul passed by Congress this week will allow Apple Inc. to bring back its $252.3 billion…

  15. Congressional Republicans deliver epic overhaul of U.S. tax laws to President Donald Trump

    The House overcame a final hurdle by voting Wednesday to approve a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s tax code…

  16. Republican-controlled U.S. Congress poised to approve biggest tax system overhaul in 30 years

    There is little standing in the way of the Republican party’s first major legislative triumph under President Donald Trump…

  17. GOP tax cut plan sets 15.5% repatriation rate on offshore cash; 8% if invested in plants and equipment

    The top tax rate that U.S. companies would pay on an estimated $3.1 trillion in earnings…

  18. GOP eyes taking bigger bite from Apple, others holding cash overseas to seal President Trump’s tax cuts

    Republican tax negotiators, aiming to finalize their nearly $1.5 trillion in tax cuts on Friday…

  19. Tim Cook and Charles Koch: U.S. Congress must act on the ‘dreamers’

    We have no illusions about how difficult it can be to get things done in Washington…

  20. Laurene Powell Jobs backs ‘Dreamers,’ says ‘hundreds of thousands of young people’s lives are on the line’

    Years of protests and lobbying by immigrants persuaded President Barack Obama in 2012…

  21. Apple to tap debt market with six-part bond deal that could raise $7 billion

    Apple Inc. is once again tapping the corporate bond market with a six-part deal that could raise $7 billion…

  22. Apple CEO Tim Cook: Russian Facebook ads didn’t elect President Trump

    As Washington lawmakers investigate how Russia exploited social media to influence the 2016 presidential election…

  23. Apple sued for patent infringement by a Native American tribe seeking royalty payments from iPad sales

    The MEC lawsuit appears to be using Native American legal rights to avoid having the US Patent Office perform an “inter partes review” that…

  24. Apple CEO Tim Cook ‘encouraged’ by President Trump’s movement on ‘Dreamers’

    Apple CEO Tim Cook said he is ‘encouraged’ by President Donald Trump…

  25. Apple CEO Tim Cook talks climate change, immigration, and more with Michael Bloomberg

    Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke with Michael Bloomberg in a session moderated by Megan Murphy…

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