Tag: APPLE

Corporations dodge $718 billion in U.S. taxes through offshore tax havens

European regulators found recently that Apple avoided billions of dollars in taxes by stashing its profits in Ireland, a known tax haven.


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Report: 2015 peach, apple, grape production in Virginia

Peach production in Virginia in 2015 was 5,120 tons (10.2 million pounds), down 180 tons (360,000 pounds) from 2014.


Herring announces refunds for Virginia e-book purchasers in $400 million settlement with Apple

Virginians who purchased e-books should begin receiving account credits or checks on Tuesday as a result of a price-fixing case against Apple.


Mark Grabowski: Public loses no matter who wins iPhone privacy battle

A moment of mass collective commentary ensued after Apple refused to help federal investigators break into the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters.


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Is it true that Apple gets around U.S. labor standards and laws by outsourcing production to China?

Apple isn’t the only tech giant outsourcing much of its production to Chinese manufacturers nowadays.


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Skyland Resort is celebrating apple season

As the saying goes, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” and Skyland Resort and Big Meadows Lodge in Shenandoah National Park are making sure guests will get their fill of this delicious fruit when they book an overnight in September.


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Fresh apple market picking up for growers

Fall is traditionally apple season in Virginia, and many more Virginia-grown apples are now being sold directly to consumers instead of to processing plants for juice and sauce.


Sarah Keller named assistant director of athletic academic services at VMI

Sarah Keller has been hired as VMI’s Assistant Director of Athletic Academic Services. Keller will work primarily with VMI’s Olympic sports.