An acquisition Microsoft made more than a decade ago could result in a massive tax bill in Denmark.
Everyone has their own reasons for hating Mondays, but no matter how long your work week is looking right about now, at least you didn't wake up this morning to a $1 billion tax bill. Microsoft did, or so says DR News, a news outlet based in Denmark. According to the report, Microsoft owes the Danish Treasury a total of 5.8 billion kroner (about $1.01 billion) related to a 2002 acquisition of Navision, a Danish software company.
Online music streaming service Grooveshark recently switched to a new design. Given all the questions over the service’s legality, it’s quite likely that the latest redesign is intended to bring the company some good fortune in the courtroom. Actually, it better be a good luck charm because Grooveshark desperately needs one as its legal woes show no sign of ebbing. The company now finds itself in the cross hairs of a Danish anti-piracy outfit.