According to the sources of Irish Times, Microsoft is the next company under scanner for taxing related policies in Luxembourg, Europe. EC has ordered Luxembourg on information about how they are taxing Microsoft’s intellectual property. European Commission is already investigating tax rulings concerning Apple in Ireland, Starbucks in the Netherlands and Fiat Finance and Trade in Luxembourg. European commission spokesman said the following regarding the recent addition of Microsoft to the list,  As we have said publicly many times before, the commission continues to gather information about certain tax practices in several member states, in order to assess the situation from the point of view of EU state aid rules. However we will not make any comment on whether specific companies may or may not be covered by this information-gathering exercise. Luxembourg finance minister commented the following on European Commission’s recent actions regarding its tax policies, “We are in constant contact with the ...

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Microsoft previously announced that Intel Core i3 and Core i7 versions of Surface Pro 3 would be shipping “in August.“ Panos Panay today said “Thanks to some great work by our team, I can confirm that, in this case, “in August” means August 1, which is when these versions will arrive in stores and at commercial resellers in Canada and the US.” Also Surface Pro 3 will be made available by end of August in 26 additional markets. By the end of August 2014, Intel® Core™i3, i5, and i7 versions of Surface Pro 3, as well as select new accessories, will become available for purchase in 26 additional markets: Australia, Austria, Belgium, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand and the United Kingdom. If you don’t own a Surface Pro 3 yet, ...

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