More than 100 of Britain’s richest people have been caught hiding billions of pounds in secretive offshore havens, sparking an unprecedented global tax evasion investigation.
George Osborne, the chancellor, warned the alleged tax evaders, and a further 200 accountants and advisers accused of helping them cheat the taxman: “The message is simple: if you evade tax, we’re coming after you.”
HM Revenue & Customs warned those involved, who were named in offshore [...]
The iPhone 5 is priced at as much as 115,000 rubles ($3,700) in the Russian gray market, topping previous models as Web vendors bet on demand from the country’s wealthy ahead of the redesigned device’s official release.
“Small companies in the gray market are trying to skim the cream off,” said Vladislav Zavyalov, a marketing manager at re:Store Retail Group, an official seller of Apple Inc. (AAPL) gadgets with 94 stores in Russia and Europe. “The Russian yuppies are [...]
Service uses fibre-optics to deliver one gigabyte per second
Installation could start as early as September
Google to roll out service to other cities shortly
Google has unveiled its own ultra-high-speed internet service – offering lightning-fast speeds of one gigabyte per second in Kansas, Missouri.
NOT JUST FAST: GOOGLE OFFERS SWEETENERS TO EARLY BUYERS
Google Fiber includes such features as the ability to record eight TV shows at a time and store up to 500 [...]
From USA Today:
The National Football League will live-stream the wild-card playoff games Saturday, but viewing them on smartphones could be costly for Verizon Wireless customers whose data plans are capped, says Public Knowledge, a communications advocacy organization.
“Watching all of those games would exceed the cap on data usage the company has imposed, and would cost customers extra money,” says Public Knowledge. The organization has launched a new website, Whatismycap.com, to help [...]
The hacking group Anonymous said Thursday that it accessed about 1 gigabyte of restricted material from NATO servers, and released a few of the documents as proof of its cyber-incursion.
According to a hacker who maintains that he is part of Anonymous and goes by the name “Commander X,” Anonymous plans to eventually release all the NATO documents in its possession and still has the capability [...]
A video has appeared online that demonstrates a new multitasking interface for iOS (that closely resembles the Mac OS’s Exposé feature) running on a 64-gigabyte white iPhone 4, courtesy of the intrepid Vietnamese gadget hounds Tinhte.