Tech companies split on cloud computing

At this stage, the new growth market offers lower profits and the prospect of large capital spending

Amazon to open German data centres

Company responds to concerns about internet surveillance

SK Hynix: winning the battle

Recent history for the company has been stellar. The future could be better yet

Apple Pay: revolution at the tills

This digital payment service may succeed where others have failed

Nokia’s broadband gamble pays off

Company reports first annual sales rise in more than three years

Xiaomi relocates customer data from China

Smartphone maker cites concerns about privacy in its home market

Rakuten opens UK online marketplace

Ecommerce giant launches British portal

Facebook pays minimal UK tax

Social networking giant avoids British taxman with Dublin HQ

Apple chief in China security talks

Cook meets officials after reports that hackers targeted iCloud users

Was Apple’s iCloud data hacked in China?

Twitter seeks developers and acquisitions

Social network is looking for ways to expand its business model beyond messaging

DeepMind allies with Oxford academics

Google artificial intelligence group buys university spinouts

On monopolies: Thiel, Tirole and Tolstoy

On balance I prefer Tirole’s circumspection to Thiel’s blitheness

SoftBank in $100m Indonesia start-up deal

Tokopedia stake is southeast Asian country’s biggest start-up investment to date

Cyber start-up Illumio gets more funding

High-profile investment reflects growing worries about attacks

Google: soul searching

Search is losing market share in digital advertising

State funding disrupts S Korea start-up scene

Investment matching provides incentives but also distorts market

Yahoo bites back as activists circle

Mayer mounts five-pronged defence of turnround efforts

Apple in deal to keep plans secret

Settlement over contracts with bankrupt sapphire supplier GT

Makeover helps Fujifilm put on its best face

Nimble transformation belies Japan Inc’s reputation