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Apple gets hit with $14.5B EU tax bill, Mark Zuckerberg is working on a Jarvis-like home assistant, and more news.


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Needs to repay Ireland about $14.5 billion in back taxes, the European Commission ruled. The Commission says Ireland offered Apple illegal tax benefits, enabling it to pay almost zero tax.

Mark Zuckerberg
Will unveil a home assistant, reports TechCrunch, which will control things like lights and air conditioning via face and voice recognition. Zuckerberg will shares more details next month.

A court dismissed a lawsuit accusing AT&T of reducing Internet speeds if customers with unlimited data reached certain thresholds. The FCC may still fine the company $100M for this so-called "data throttling."

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The company will officially unveil its next big thing September 7. Rumors are swirling about the headphone jack-less iPhone 7 and we may also see an Apple Watch update.

"That's all I wanted: for someone to look at me and listen to me, but in some beautiful and artistic way."
Gene Wilder, speaking to Newsweek in 2005

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