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# Apple

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# Talking Points
One of the iPhone's most annoying limitations is now gone for good
And other talking points from Apple’s September event.
# State Aid
Dáil approves government plan to appeal Apple tax ruling
The Taoiseach said it’s not true Apple was provided with more favourable treatment than others companies in terms of taxes.
# deep pockets
This is how much the new iPhone 7 is going to cost you
Make sure you have some deep pockets.
# losing it
Everyone is making the same joke about the new Apple earphones
Already the most lost item of 2016.
# New Arrivals
Apple has announced the new iPhone 7
Say goodbye to the headphone jack, and say hello to dual-lens camera and water resistance.
# Enda Kenny
The Taoiseach went on the US news to defend the Apple tax appeal
Sweetheart deals are “not the way we do business here,” he said.
# Policy
Other countries can take a slice of Apple's €13bn Irish tax bill and it's confusing the government
The European Commission found that the tech giant received illegal state aid from Ireland.
# Coming Up
This is what you should expect from Apple's major iPhone event tonight
The start of September is the time Apple unveils its new iPhone and a few changes are bound.
# Changes
These are the ways your iPhone will change when iOS 10 arrives
The next edition of iOS will arrive later this month and will bring with it a few changes to the tried-and-trusted formula
# talk of the town
The Apple tax ruling is being talked about at the G20 summit in China
Jean-Claude Juncker has defended the decision after attacks from the US
# factcheck
FactCheck: Is Apple really the "largest taxpayer in Ireland"?
The company’s CEO Tim Cook made the claim this week, and Michael Noonan repeated it. We checked it out.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
A murder investigation in Kildare, Mother Teresa’s sainthood and a stunning win for Tipperary had everyone talking…
# Fianna Fáil
Micheál Martin on Apple tax: "We believe an appeal is essential"
The Fianna Fáil leader says “certainty” around Ireland’s tax policy is vital.
# Oireachtas Report
The Apple ruling has ruined some weekend plans for some Oireachtas workers
Voting and sound systems within the Dáil chamber have to be upgraded.
# show of unity
'Cruel promises made to the Irish people that Apple's billions would go to hospitals'
Members of the Independent Alliance said it would back the appeal in order to keep the government in power.
# apple tax
Noonan claims Apple ruling an "attack" on Ireland's corporate tax regime
The Dáil will be recalled next to vote on the Government’s decision to appeal the Apple ruling.
# Forbidden Fruit
Greystones is getting an immense tree carving 'in honour of Apple's €13bn'
Carver John Hayes is hard at work.
# factcheck
FactCheck: How many people actually work for foreign companies in Ireland?
We heard all kinds of numbers from several politicians this week. FactCheck gets to the truth.
# apple tax
"The Irish government has done absolutely nothing wrong" - Tim Cook
The Apple CEO has come out swinging since yesterday’s decision by the EC to bill his company €13 billion for unpaid Irish taxes.
# cabinet stalemate
Taoiseach spoke to Apple CEO before bombshell tax announcement
The Dáil could be recalled after Cabinet members fail to agree on Apple ruling appeal
# Apple Pay
EC: Ireland could spend Apple tax money on anything it wants
The European Commision says Ireland would indeed have options.
# Don't Hold Back
'Utter balderdash': Nobel-winning economist slams government's decision to appeal Apple windfall
Joseph Stiglitz said it was ‘utterly mystifying’ that the government didn’t just take the €13 billion awarded in the European Commission’s decision.
# Appletax
Government expresses fears for jobs after EU decision 'upends' our tax system
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan requires Cabinet consent to allow Ireland to appeal the European Commission’s recent ruling.
# rotten apple?
"The government needs its head examined" - should Ireland really throw €13 billion back in the EU's face?
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan insists he will appeal the €13 billion Irish tax bill handed down to Apple by the European Commission.
# minced apple
Bite size: Here's how the world reacted to the Apple tax story
From the US to New Zealand, the story’s been making headlines in outlets all over the world.
# apple bites back
Tim Cook: 'Apple is the largest taxpayer in Ireland'
The company has pledged to keep investing here despite a scathing European Commission ruling.
# Quiz
How Much Of Apple's €13bn Do YOU Deserve?
We all want a piece.
# Explainer
Explainer: Why doesn't the government want Apple to cough up extra taxes?
For the government, it’s all about appearances.
# sweetheart deal
Government to appeal this week's EU decision to force Apple to pay up to €19 billion in back taxes
The EU is to rule this week that Apple got a special tax deal in Ireland over a period spanning from 1991 to 2007.
# Security Alert
You should update your iPhone now to prevent hackers from hijacking it
By tapping one link, hackers could hijack your phone and install spyware on it without your knowledge.
# Policy
Europe accused of 'undermining the global tax system' as Apple faces billions in Irish back-taxes
The transatlantic dogfight over multinationals’ profit-shifting continues to heat up.
# Ready for Battle
It's been a 'long, hard battle' but Samsung feels its efforts are really paying off
After shaking up its range, the South Korean company is taking the fight to its major rivals.
# like dem apples
An Bord Pleanála approves Apple's €850 million Galway data centre
The huge installation was first announced in February 2015.
# Final prep
The iPhone gets one last 'important security update' before iOS 10 launch
Turns out not every bug was squashed in the last update.
# Australia
Cyclist hospitalised after iPhone 'explodes' under his leg
The British man was cycling when he fell on his phone and it burned his leg.
# mixed messages
There's been a BIG drop in the number of people buying iPhones
Analysts were expecting worse though, so investors won’t be too unhappy.
# cross the line
Apple is expected to announce a major milestone tonight
But it may not help it reverse a slowdown in iPhone sales.
# sneak peek
Want to try out iOS 10 early? Here's how to get the public beta
There are a few things you need to be aware of before you download it though.
Apple has paved the way for this iPhone feature to appear on Macs
Night Shift was released on iPhone in March and it could make its way to other Apple products.
# gloves are off
Spotify really isn't happy with Apple's decision to reject its latest app update
Spotify has accused Apple of using its App Store rules as a “weapon to harm competitors”.