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TECH 13 Nov 2017 | 8:00 AM

Germany needs €20bil for broadband upgrade

Germany needs to invest some €20bil (RM97.5bil) by 2025 on a national broadband upgrade, four parties seeking to form a coalition government said in a document seen by Reuters.

TECH 18 Jul 2017 | 7:00 AM

Macron demands French telcos roll out fast broadband by 2020

President Emmanuel Macron urged telecoms operators to roll out high-speed broadband across France by the end of 2020, two years earlier than a previous target.

TECH 05 Sep 2016 | 8:06 AM

Apple tax decision not against US: Juncker

European authorities’ decision to slap Apple with a huge bill for back taxes was not a decision “against the United States”, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said Sept 4 as world leaders gathered in China for a major economic summit.

TECH 04 Aug 2016 | 5:05 AM

Pokémon Go creators launch game in Rio ahead of Games

Creators of Pokémon Go said on Aug 3 the blockbuster mobile game has been released in Brazil just in time for the Rio Olympics which start on Aug 5.

TECH 01 Feb 2016 | 4:22 AM

Labour asks British government to explain basis of Google tax deal

Britain's opposition Labour party demanded that the finance ministry explain how it arrived at a back tax payment by Internet giant Google that has put the government on the back foot.

TECH 28 Jan 2016 | 6:09 AM

UK PM Cameron under pressure over Google tax deal

British Prime Minister David Cameron came under increasing pressure on Jan 27 over a back tax deal agreed by Internet group Google.

TECH 31 Dec 2015 | 12:00 AM

Apple to pay Italy €318mil, sign tax deal – source

US tech giant Apple will pay Italy's tax office €318mil (RM1.495bil) to settle a dispute and sign an accord next year on how to manage its tax liabilities from 2015, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Dec 30.