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Google to Apple Could See Tax Loopholes Curbed in OECD Proposal

The world’s top body for economic coordination unveiled its blueprint Monday for cracking down on international tax avoidance, an opening salvo in what promises to be a prolonged battle between countries and companies over who gets taxed and where.

The Steve Jobs That Sony Didn't Want Is Now an Oscar Favorite

Michael Fassbender wasn’t Hollywood’s first choice to play Steve Jobs in the new movie about his life. Nor the second, for that matter. Sony Corp. would even go on to sell the project to Universal Pictures after Leonardo DiCaprio and Christian Bale passed on the role.

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The number of wireless subscribers in India, where carriers recently agreed to spend $18 billion to buy airwaves from the government

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UPS Asks People to Pick Up Packages Themselves

Kathryn Maloney let loose on Twitter in July, chiding United Parcel Service Inc. for sending her package to a grocery store for pickup after making just a single delivery attempt at her home in Brooklyn.

Welcome to Robot Preschool

“It’s thinking”

Sergey Levine, a postdoctoral researcher at Berkeley's robotics lab

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A Smartphone That's Indestructible and Unhackable?

Steve YL Chao, chief executive officer and co-founder of Turing Robotic Industries, discusses his company's new smartphone, what its made of and what's in the pipeline. He speaks to Bloomberg's Rishaad Salamat on "Trending Business." (Source: Bloomberg)

Why Samsung May Be Tapping Cash Pile for Share Buyback

Investors in Samsung Electronics are watching their holdings plunge as new Galaxy smartphones get a lukewarm public response. With $55 billion in cash, the company may be poised to offer consolation. Bloomberg's Peter Pae has more on "Trending Business." (Source: Bloomberg)

Dell Promises Huge Investment in China

Amit Midha, Asia-Pacific and Japan president at Dell, discusses Dell's huge investment in China and why the company remains optimistic despite the slowdown. He speaks to Bloomberg's Haslinda Amin on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)

Will 'Space Needle' Help Amazon Add More AWS Customers?

Boris Evelson, Forrester Research vice president, and Francois Ajenstat, Tableau Software's vice president of product management, discuss Amazon Web Services adding analytics to its offerings. They speak with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)

One Year of Apple Pay: Why Hasn't It Caught On?

Apple CEO Tim Cook has called 2015 the "year of Apple Pay." So far it’s been underwhelming. The mobile-payments system, which marks its one-year anniversary this month, has failed to catch on with consumers, accounting for only 1 percent of all retail transactions in the U.S., according to researcher Aite Group. Bloomberg's Adam Satariano has more on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)

Hack the Planet

Everything is connected, and here's why that's a bad thing

Future of the Living Room

Amazon to Ban Sale of Apple, Google Video-Streaming Devices Inc. will stop selling media-streaming devices from Google Inc. and Apple Inc. that aren’t easily compatible with its video service, the latest example of the company using its clout to promote products that fit with its own retailing strategy.