Apple accused the European Commission of misunderstanding its business on day two of the iPhone maker's appeal against a US$14 billion tax order, in a dispute that is key to the EU's drive to collect more taxes but which could also run for years.
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The Celtic Tiger may be ready to roar again. Ireland earned the nickname when its economy underwent a dramatic boom during the late 1990s, fuelled largely by foreign investments from high-tech companies. Now the economy appears to be booming once more.
IBM plans to boost software development at its operations in Ireland by investing €46 million (NZ$97 million) and hiring 300 new workers in Dublin.