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

Apple ruling sparks angry reaction in US

Charles Schumer calls €13bn penalty ‘cheap money grab’ by the EU

EU salvo channels anti-Americanism

Attacks on Apple and Goldman signal emergence of ‘ugly European’

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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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Apple hit with €13bn EU tax penalty

Brussels urges other authorities to extract more tax from tech giant


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Threat to Apple’s image its primary concern

General discontent over globalisation could worsen backlash

24/11/1980 . Mr. Gene Fitzgerald,T.D. unveiling a plaque to officially open the new Apple Computer Ltd. plant at Hollyhill Cork , included in the picture are from left , Steve Jobs , Vice Chairman Apple, Mike Markkula , Chairman, and Alec Wrafter Man . Dir. Apple .Irish Examiner staff picture . Reference number 244/50
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Brussels strikes at Apple’s tax planning

EU ruling on Irish scheme raises bar against aggressive fiscal deals

The competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager circulated a 130-page ruling on Apple's tax affairs in Ireland
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Apple tax deal and what ruling means

Decision takes battle against corporate tax avoidance to new level

Apple: Cheaper than the IRS

Tax bill is better than anything on offer to tech group back home

Ireland defends economy from Apple fallout

Scale of EU penalty shocks Irish political and budget establishment

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Synthesised speech deserves recognition

The unglamorous technology can do much more than just read out the time over the phone

Apple faces up to €13bn bill over Irish tax

European Commission says company was granted ‘undue benefits’

Apple’s EU tax dispute explained

Consequences of the commission’s ruling and its wider implications

Alphabet executive quits Uber board

Drummond’s exit highlights growing rivalry in driverless cars

US tech warns Netherlands over tax regime

Groups including Google and Apple say country risks job losses

The competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager circulated a 130-page ruling on Apple's tax affairs in Ireland
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Apple faces multibillion EU tax bill

Brussels decides tech group received illegal Irish state aid

Brussels set to scupper Apple ‘state aid’

Investigation into group’s Irish tax arrangements has angered US

Apple rushes out iPhone software patch

iOS update will plug three flaws exploited by hackers

Apple signs music streaming deal with EE

US group to offer its subscription service free for six months

Europe plans news levy on search engines

Proposals aimed at diluting power of big online operators

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US companies braced for tax shake-up

Reform seen as long overdue as overseas cash pile rises to $1.2tn

US natural resource stocks under pressure

All three benchmark indices in the red on Wednesday

Last-ditch US effort to quash Apple’s EU tax demand

Sharp escalation of feud over bill for billions of euros

Samsung’s new Galaxy Note outsells supply

Robust demand underlines Samsung’s revived smartphone fortunes


Apple’s Tim Cook: five years, five charts

Since succeeding Steve Jobs, Mr Cook has maintained growth but left investors wanting more

Cook must transcend Jobs’ legacy at Apple

Chief executive has done justice to the co-founder but has more to do

Apple has chance to pick better R&D model

Decision to set up Chinese facility means it can gain insights into how locals use its devices

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Vevo seeks to raise $500m in new drive

Online music video service wants to fund expansion and development

Google’s Duo video app is easy to use

Its live video Knock Knock feature can feel unnerving

Samsung stretches smartphone lead in Q2

Apple and Xiaomi lose ground in key Chinese market

Target tumbles as sales miss their mark

Retailer cuts earnings guidance ahead of crucial trading period

Intel chip manufacturing with bunny suits

Intel and Arm agree chips deal

Intel to grow foundry business by making chips for Arm’s partners

Apple to open first R&D centre in China

Latest step by iPhone maker to bolster presence in vital region

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Berkshire buys more Apple, sells Walmart

Group took advantage of tech company’s temporary shares dip

Russia fines Google over Android strategy

Anti-monopoly watchdog says Google favoured own apps over rivals

Huawei P9’s dual-lens camera is new focus

Apple will be playing catch-up when it brings out its own version

Apple wilts in hot China smartphone market

Tech group’s capacity to dazzle local phone shoppers has hit a low ebb

Apple to push AI abilities with Turi deal

Purchase comes as company aims resources at machine learning

Apple offers reward for finding security flaws

Apple to pay hackers $200,000 for software holes they identify

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Best coast tech looks to cloud for growth

Tech titans seek new markets to maintain their growth

Designer, Sir Paul Smith, photographed in his office in Covent Garden this morning.

Top designers support Apple over patents

Calvin Klein and 100 more back Apple in Supreme Court case

Intel recalls smartwatch over safety fears

Basis Peak customers told to return product that can ‘overheat’