Here’s What Tim Cook Will Tell Senators About Apple, Offshore Cash and Taxes

Apple isn’t improperly ducking U.S. taxes, but the rules need to be reformed, according to the company.
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Live Blog: Rupert Murdoch at the Leveson Inquiry, Day Two

Rupert Murdoch, News Corp. chairman and chief executive, is appearing Thursday for the second consecutive day before the Leveson Inquiry in London, a judge-led examination into British media practices.

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Live Blog: Rupert Murdoch at Leveson Inquiry

Rupert Murdoch, News Corp. chairman and chief executive, appears before the Leveson Inquiry, a judge-led examination into British media practices.

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James Murdoch Grilled Over Political Influence

James Murdoch faced tough questions about News Corp.’s political influence in Britain — especially with a key government minister — and his handling of a scandal over illicit reporting tactics at the company’s British tabloids, during a public grilling before a judge-led inquiry into U.K. media practices.

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Hacking Testimony Challenged

Testimony at a parliamentary hearing on Wednesday raised new questions about the evidence News Corp. deputy chief operating officer James Murdoch has given lawmakers in an ongoing phone-hacking inquiry, a development that comes just days ahead of a shareholder vote over governance at the company.

Google Cries Bing and Yelp Yelps, as Senate Antitrust Hearings Commence Today

Giant Google is scared of tiny Bing — no, really. Or so its chairman could say later today.
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Murdoch & Son Visit Parliament and Return With a Big Helping Of Humble (and Shaving Cream) Pie

News Corp. CEO and majordomo Rupert Murdoch tells British lawmakers he is sorry on the “most humble day of my life”, survives a surprise attack and loses his jacket. Other than that, the hearing turned into a what didn’t the Murdochs know and when didn’t they know it Q&A session.
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SAP Granted Lower APR Damages Award in Oracle Case

SAP would rather not pay Oracle interest on top of the $1.3 billlion in damages awarded the company last month. But if it must, it would prefer that the interest be calculated at a lower rate. The company argued that point in a recent court filing, and Tuesday evening a court agreed.

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House Committee Asks Professor to Censor Facebook Remarks

In an unusual move, the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection asked a Columbia University Law School professor to censor his remarks in a hearing about online privacy legislation. “We as members of Congress are never inclined to censor testimony in open congressional hearings,” Rep. Zachary Space, an Ohio Democrat, said when introducing the professor, Eben Moglen. “But Congress tries to foster highest level of decorum. I would ask you to avoid personal attacks against any companies or company employees.”

Oracle-SAP Verdict: SAP Owes Oracle $1.3 Billion

Billions or millions. That was the central question in the Oracle vs. SAP case and in the end, the jury determined its answer to be billions with a “b.” For the theft of Oracle’s intellectual property by its now shuttered TomorrowNow division, SAP must pay Oracle $1.3 billion.

Oracle Rests SAP Case, Slams HP CEO

Oracle, SAP and the Apotheker Sideshow

HP to Oracle: Leave Léo Alone!