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Apple's plans to erect an iCloud data center in Sparks, Reno have gained traction now the local board of economic development have rubber-stamped the deal. While largely ceremonial, it's given its assent to $89 million in tax breaks to entice the company to break ground on the weirdly-named "Proje...

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Tiga, the trade association for game developers in the UK and Europe, points to Wisconsin's recently passed incentives for game developers as a sign for the UK government to get on the tax break ball. GI.biz reports that Tiga's CEO, Richard Wilson, is asking the UK government to "play its part" an...

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The European Commission has approved film industry tax breaks to the video game industry. The request was made by the French government and the program will offer a 20% rebate to games that have a "criteria of quality, originality and contribute to cultural diversity." It is estimated that half of...

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The Game Developers Association of Australia (GDAA) has followed up previous calls by writing to the Government's arts minister and opposition minister asking that the game industry receive the 40% tax rebate offered to the film industry. The GDAA says that the break would bring in an extra $5 milli...

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Earlier this month, the French minister of culture declared that video games should be included in the industries that are considered for tax breaks in that country -- something limited to artistic endeavors. Yes, that's right ... in France, someone is moving for games to be declared bastions of art...

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