Facebook started billing customers in the United Kingdom from its local subsidiary, rather than through Ireland, a move that resulted in an increased tax bill for the company in the UK. Google , for example, booked €26.3 billion of global revenues here past year, paying tax of €163 million tax in Ireland. Although Wehner said Facebook's goal is greater transparency, the company's move is likely also a response to the growing scrutiny in tax reporting for major tech enterprises in the EU.
BROOKFIELD ASSET MANAGEMENT INC. also announced decreased position in CBL Properties (CBL) during the quarter. Jennison Associates LLC purchased a new stake in shares of United States Steel in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $20,786,000.
But when you step back and think about it, it is deeply weird that corporate brands interact with us on Twitter like we're all just people going through our week. In response to this, Netflix has given a short statement to the BBC via one of their representatives. 'How do you expect a store to run if they don't know how their products are being used? One user even compared the tweet to "bullying ".
The airline confirmed she had been caught by another passenger smoking on board and tampering with a smoke detector in the plane's bathroom. "You were saying some pretty threatening things like you were going to kill everybody on the plane, why did you say that?", Thompson asked.
Pai has been actively seeking to repeal the rules protecting net neutrality, which in summary, ensures that the Internet is an open platform for all users and that service providers (ISPs) are neither blocking/slowing the process of retrieving content nor charging people extra to view it.
After hiding it for so long, the newly-wed finally took to their social media accounts to make an official announcement of their marriage . Since Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma wanted to keep the wedding a top secret - miles away from the glare of media -the ceremony was attended mostly by the couple's family members and friends in Italy.