Cupertino Mayor assails Apple for evading taxes

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Cupertino Mayor assails Apple for evading taxes

During a recent interview with The Guardian, Cupertino Mayor Barry Chang said that tech giant Apple - which is headquartered in Cupertino - has been evading taxes and hiding its profits in offshore accounts.

About Apple's apparent tax-evasion practices, Chang said that the company - which is the world's most valuable corporation, and Cupertino city's biggest resident - is "not willing to pay a dime" in taxes.

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LA police unlocks iPhone belonging to ‘The Shield’ actor Michael Jace’s slain wife

The Los Angeles Times has revealed in a recent report that Los Angeles police effectively circumvented the hardened security features of a locked iPhone linked to a homicide investigation.

According to the LA Times, the iPhone in question is an iPhone 5s handset which belonged to 'The Shield' actor Michael Jace's slain wife, April Jace. The actor is accused of shooting his wife to death at their LA home in May 2014.

Office Online Server (OOS) launched by Microsoft

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Office Online Server (OOS) launched by Microsoft

Software giant Microsoft has launched Office Online Server (OOS), with the objective of giving businesses the capability to host their own Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote apps.

Announcing the launch of OOS, Microsoft said that OOS is the successor to Office Web Apps Server 2013. The company also touted the fact that OOS has the ability to scale for an enterprise, irrespective of whether its workforce comprises 100,000 employees or 100 employees.

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According to new information surfacing online, Facebook-owned WhatsApp instant messaging service is apparently working on a desktop app for Windows and Mac users.  The hints about WhatsApp's efforts towards developing a native desktop client have come via some leaked documents which recently showed up on Twitter social network. The leaked documents refer to translating some particular phrases, a few of which mention Windows and OS X app clients.  The authenticity of the leaked documents has neither been con

According to new information surfacing online, Facebook-owned WhatsApp instant messaging service is apparently working on a desktop app for Windows and Mac users.

The hints about WhatsApp's efforts towards developing a native desktop client have come via some leaked documents which recently showed up on Twitter social network. The leaked documents refer to translating some particular phrases, a few of which mention Windows and OS X app clients.

The authenticity of the leaked documents has neither been confirmed nor denied by WhatsApp.

Takata airbag recall in US will likely expand by 35 million

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Takata airbag recall in US will likely expand by 35 million

According to reports, the auto-safety regulators at the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are likely to announce that at least 35 million additional airbags manufactured by Japanese parts supplier Takata Corp. will need to be fixed.

The announcement, as per an unidentified sources briefed on the matter, will likely be made by the NHTSA on Wednesday, May 4.

Twitter rolls out new Connect tab for iOS and Android

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Twitter rolls out new Connect tab for iOS and Android

Popular microblogging service Twitter has revealed in a Tuesday announcement that it is rolling out a revamped version of Connect tab for iOS and Android, to offer recommendations to users about the people they should follow.

The new version of the Connect tab - which is already being rolled out to Twitter users on iOS and Android - is positioned in place of an earlier Find people section. The new Connect tab explains why it is recommending Twitter users to follow particular people and accounts.

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