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The iPad and iPhone have sealed Apple’s standing as the world’s most valuable tech company, but the company’s leadership will be challenged to live up to Steve Jobs’ vision

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Fanuc: cheerless chappie

Trend of robot maker’s margins will be critical to stock performance

US business pledges climate change action

Plans could mean $140bn in green investments, says White House

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Ever-growing online outlets offer marketers more varied points of contact and fresh forms of doing business

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Concerns grow over EU digital rules targets

US secretary of commerce questions Brussels’ motives

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Apple removes Nest from US stores

Refocus on devices that support iPhone’s Homekit and Healthkit

Daimler: as good as it gets

A stunning set of results, but times will get tougher

Invisible ads on apps ‘mislead marketers’

Infection of mobile devices costs users and advertisers

‘Jumbo’ bond deals help add liquidity

Merger finance and shareholder returns drive growth

Sky-high expectations weigh on Apple

Valuation falls sharply on lower than expected sales of iPhones

Lex Live: Apple - set your Watches for January

Look forward to December quarter results for the test

Arm needs to prove it has value longevity

Low-energy chips offer entry to next stage of tech revolution

Nokia Navteq Software probe data in Berlin

German carmakers’ route to Nokia Here

Daimler, BMW and Audi link hints at how sector is taking on tech

Smartphones: hold the line

Huawei’s rapid growth shows the dominant groups in the sector must work harder to stay ahead

Apple: still on top

Growth story remains intact despite the wobbles

Tech Blog: Apple shares tumble

iPhone sales short of expectations prompt 8% stock fall

Apple disappoints despite China surge

Company loses $66bn in value after results fail to impress

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Doubts remain over Apple Watch

Analysts start to rein in their sales forecasts

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Apple Pay: What it is and how it works

We take you through the process of setting it up

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Apple leads field in phone payments race

Banking, tech and telecoms groups battle to be UK’s new wallet

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Apple Pay and the Woody Allen question

Mobile payment may ease the ‘pain’ of spending but could make you poorer, says John McDermott

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Pebble Time feels like smartwatch of past

Timepiece is retro in not all the right ways

Apple and Samsung in talks to launch e-Sim

Move could transform how consumers sign up to mobile operators

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Nintendo wizards put magic in video games

Iwata and Miyamoto expanded the hobby of teenagers into family-oriented fun

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UK banks put squeeze on Apple Pay fees

British bankers claim to pay less than US rivals for service

Margrethe Vestager, EU Commissioner for Competition, and four of the companies facing scrutiny: Fiat, Amazon, Apple and Starbucks
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EU: Taxing times for multinationals

Test case rulings will cut to the heart of corporations’ arrangements and could lead to fines worth billions

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Apple Pay taps UK to shake up spending

Brands including Boots, BP and M&S and most banks have signed up

Apple in China: core market

The country’s gyrations may bring testing times for iPhone maker

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InternetQ hints at music streaming sale

Spin-off of Akazoo will make future bid ‘something to consider’

Nadella needs pills for Microsoft’s ills

Despite taking the axe to the Nokia unit, the strategic overhaul looks incomplete

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UK banks in digital payment app tie-ups

Deals designed to retain customers as mobile systems gain ground

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Taylor Swift is fighting the wrong battle

Artists should take on record labels, not streaming services

Executives fear asset management iTunes

Four-fifths of senior fund staff expect market to be disrupted

US to test Dixons Carphone’s tech stamina

Honeybee software generates buzz in retail collaboration

Apple Music: the spirit of the iPod

From Beats 1 to personalised touch, entertainment app packs in everything as it responds to Spotify

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The future of news: Stop the presses!

Will established newspaper and magazine brands be helped or hindered by link-up with Apple and Facebook?

Power play: US drama ‘House of Cards’ streamed on Netflix. The growth of subscription- based services is squeezing traditional providers such as the BBC

How the subscription is back

Technological change is helping drive return of the model

Apple loses appeal against ebook ruling

Court upholds decision group and publishers worked to raise prices

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Apple changes its tune; Boeing and Quindell also in the news

New York’s biggest Apple

‘In years to come we may find it utterly bizarre to think that anyone ever wanted to go into a windowless basement to buy an iPhone’

Carl Icahn sells out of Netflix

Investor made $2bn profit on video streaming group

Google heads queue to lobby Brussels

Big tech names in charm offensive with regulators

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