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Business News Archive - April 30, 2012

10th Edition will see returning big brands pledging their support to Vietnam's premium trade event for its manufacturing industryHo Chi Minh City, Apr 30, 2012 - (ACN

Apple's Tax Strategy Saves Them Big Money

According to recent reports, Apple uses subsidiary companies all over the world in order to side-step some local taxes. One such subsidiary is the cleverly named “Braeburn Capital” in Reno, Nevada.

Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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