Airbnb valued at $13bn with staff sale

Ranked among Silicon Valley’s most valuable private companies

Microsoft withstands shift to the cloud

Revenue and earnings ahead of Wall Street’s expectations

RealPage interest shows tech M&A appetite

Property software company draws private equity approaches

Amazon shares drop as loss widens

Deficit of $437m is worse than expected

Facebook seeks to reinvent the chatroom

Social network launches anonymous app – with a touch of Pinterest

High-tech jewellery to help you unplug

Amazon shares tumble as losses blow out

Ecommerce group promises ‘selective’ spending after $437m loss

Mark Zuckerberg leaps the language barrier in China

SK Hynix: winning the battle

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

Tech companies split on cloud computing

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

Spying fears prompt Amazon German centres

Company responds to continental worries over widespread internet surveillance

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