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Apple Adds Apple Pay Details to Italian Website Ahead of Launch

Tuesday March 7, 2017 12:59 am PST by
Apple has updated its Italian website with an Apple Pay page, confirming its introduction in the country is close at hand. Last month, Apple added complete translations of Apple Pay support documents to its Italian and German regional websites, indicating the launch of the mobile payment system in those countries is just a matter of time. Today, for Italy at least, that launch appears one ...

Apple Expands Carrier Billing to Italy, Singapore, and Austria

Wednesday March 1, 2017 6:19 am PST by
Apple has enabled carrier billing in Austria for Drei customers, Italy for Three customers, and Singapore for M1 Limited customers, expanding upon the feature's existing availability among select carriers in Belgium, Germany, Japan, Norway, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. The payment method enables customers to pay for iTunes content, App Store apps,...

Apple Planning to Open Flagship Store in Milan, Italy

Monday January 9, 2017 11:53 am PST by
Apple is planning to open a flagship retail store underneath Piazza del Liberty, or Liberty Square, in Milan, the most populous metropolitan area in Italy, according to preliminary guidelines approved by the city's planning department last month. Render of planned flagship Apple Store in Milan, Italy The retail store will be developed by architecture firm Foster and Partners, who have...

Italian Judge Agrees to $50K Settlement for Apple Exec in Irish Tax Probe

Thursday October 27, 2016 5:13 am PDT by
An Italian judge has accepted a nearly $50,000 settlement agreement with the head of Apple's Irish-based unit as part of a probe into allegations that the company failed to pay taxes in Italy (via Reuters). A six-month jail sentence for the Apple executive has been converted into the payment of a 45,000 euro ($49,126) fine as part of the settlement agreement, according to Reuters' source....

Apple Plans to Offer New 'iOS Foundation Program' at Five Universities in Italy

Friday October 7, 2016 3:43 pm PDT by
Apple this week opened its first iOS Developer Center at the University of Naples Federico II's new San Giovanni a Teduccio campus, located in a coastal suburb east of Naples, Italy, and the company is already planning on expanding the initiative due to its popularity. At an event celebrating the opening of the Developer Center that was documented by Italian site Maccitynet.it,...

Apple's First iOS Developer Academy Opens October 6 at University of Naples

Wednesday October 5, 2016 1:07 pm PDT by
Apple's first iOS Developer Academy is set to open this week at the University of Naples Federico II's new San Giovanni a Teduccio campus, located in a coastal suburb east of Naples, Italy. The campus will see Apple teaching 200 Italian students how to write code to create apps that will run on Apple's iOS devices during the nine month course. Students will be provided with a...

Apple's First iOS Developer Academy to Open in October 2016 at University of Naples

Friday July 8, 2016 8:28 am PDT by
Apple and the University of Naples Federico II have jointly announced that the first-ever iOS Developer Academy will open in October 2016 at the university's new campus in San Giovanni a Teduccio, a coastal suburb east of Naples, Italy. The news was first reported by German website Macerkopf. The free academy will provide more than 200 students with "practical skills and training on...

Apple Maps Gains 30 New Flyover Locations Around the World

Thursday July 7, 2016 11:07 pm PDT by
Apple today updated its iOS feature availability page with 30 new Flyover locations around the world, including cities in the United States, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain, and the United Kingdom. Flyover is an Apple Maps feature that provides photo-realistic 3D views of primarily large cities and landmarks. In satellite view, users can zoom, pan, and rotate to get a closer look at...

Apple Announces 2016 Summer Camps for Kids at Retail Stores

Tuesday June 21, 2016 6:31 am PDT by
Apple has opened registration in the U.S. and a number of other countries (links below) for its annual Apple Summer Camp, where kids aged 8 to 12 can attend a company retail store and learn how to create interactive books and movies using Apple products and software, ranging from iBooks Author on Mac to iMovie on iPad. Apple's summer workshops will be hosted between 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m....

Apple Expands iPhone Trade Up Program to France, Italy, and Spain

Friday May 27, 2016 5:53 am PDT by
Apple today expanded its "Trade Up with Installments" program for iPhone to France, Italy, and Spain, enabling customers to trade in an eligible older-generation iPhone, Android, or Windows Phone smartphone and put the value of that device towards a new iPhone based on a 24-month payment plan. When a customer in Italy trades in a used 16GB iPhone 5s for a new 16GB iPhone SE, for example, an...

Apple Maps Gains 23 New Flyover Locations Around the World

Tuesday March 8, 2016 4:22 am PST by
Apple today updated its iOS feature availability page with 23 new Flyover locations around the world, including cities in the United States, Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Italy, Mexico, Spain, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom. Flyover is an Apple Maps feature that provides photo-realistic 3D views of primarily large cities and landmarks. In satellite view, users can zoom, pan, and rotate ...

Tim Cook Visits Europe to Meet EU Antitrust Chief, Pope Francis and Italian Developers

Friday January 22, 2016 7:30 am PST by
Apple CEO Tim Cook traveled to Europe this week to meet with European Commission antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager in Brussels on Thursday, before heading to Rome on Friday to meet Pope Francis and Italian developers. Cook first met with Vestager to lobby against an European tax investigation that could force the iPhone and iPad maker to pay more than $8 billion in back taxes on overseas...

Apple to Open iOS App Development Centers, Starting in Italy

Wednesday January 20, 2016 10:37 pm PST by
Apple has announced that it will be opening its first iOS app development center in Europe at a partner institution in Naples, Italy. Apple expects to expand this program to other countries around the world in the future. The center will provide a specialized curriculum for students to learn practical skills and training on developing iOS apps, and Apple will work with partners around Italy...

Apple to Pay 318 Million Euros in Italy to Settle Corporate Tax Probe

Wednesday December 30, 2015 4:14 am PST by
Apple has agreed to pay 318 million euros in Italy to settle an investigation that determined the iPhone and iPad maker failed to pay nearly triple that amount in corporate taxes in the country over a five year period, according to Italian newspaper La Repubblica. Italian regulators in Milan concluded a tax probe of Apple in March, accusing the company of booking profits generated in Italy...

Apple Expands Personal Pickup to Six More European Countries

Tuesday December 1, 2015 3:49 am PST by
Apple today expanded its Personal Pickup in-store pickup service to France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain and Sweden. The launch of Personal Pickup in Germany was first noted by Macerkopf, and MacRumors subsequently confirmed the wider European expansion of the service. Personal Pickup allows customers to place an order on the Apple Online Store or Apple Store app and pick it up at a...

Apple Now Accepting iPhone 6s In-Store Reservations in Second Wave Launch Countries

Tuesday October 6, 2015 5:46 am PDT by
Apple is now accepting iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in-store reservations through its Reserve and Pickup program in six European countries where the smartphones are set to launch this Friday, October 9, including Belgium, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the Netherlands. iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus reservations on Apple Online Store in Switzerland European customers can select an iPhone ...

Two New Apple Stores Opening in Nanjing and Florence in Late September

Friday September 11, 2015 10:45 am PDT by
Apple has announced that two new Apple Stores will hold their grand openings in Nanjing, China and Florence, Italy on September 19 and September 26 respectively at 10 AM local time. Each store will offer traditional services such as the Genius Bar, Workshops and JointVenture. Apple's upcoming retail store in Florence, Italy opens September 26 The new Florence store will be located in...

Apple Watch Pre-Orders in Italy and Other Second Wave Countries Could Begin May 8

Wednesday April 22, 2015 5:57 am PDT by
Apple will begin accepting pre-orders for the Apple Watch in Italy on May 8, according to Italian website iSpazio. The report, citing an internal source, claims that Apple Stores in the country have already received Apple Watch advertising materials and display tables for the wrist-worn device that will be setup on May 7 to prepare for the launch. While not mentioned directly in the report, iSp...

Italian Regulators Conclude Corporate Tax Investigation Against Apple

Tuesday March 24, 2015 5:05 am PDT by
Italian regulators have completed an investigation into allegations that Apple failed to pay €879 million ($964 million) in corporate taxes, according to Reuters. The report states that, under Italian law, prosecutors can now ask a judge to bring the case to trial. Apple claims that it has paid all necessary taxes in countries that it operates and is confident that the process will be resolved. ...