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

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

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Samsung’s new Galaxy Note outsells supply

Robust demand underlines Samsung’s revived smartphone fortunes


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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

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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

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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’

Talking about industrial strategy

The argument should be about the best way the state can help drive growth, writes Mariana Mazzucato

Japan investors vote for better returns

New governance code is encouraging activists to lead protests


US mobile switching at a record low

Paucity of new smartphone features blamed for lack of activity

Sony sells battery business to Murata

Apple supplier hopes deal can help it in electric vehicle market

‘Overcomplicated’, by Samuel Arbesman

How complex technology has taken on a life of its own

Samsung upbeat on components outlook

Chips and display panels to offset pressure on smartphone margins

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May is right about reforming capitalism

Officials say it is more like a change of government than just a new PM, says Philip Stephens

Apple shines as investors look long term

R&D spike suggests bout of futurology from the iPhone-maker is more than just talk

Apple supplier LG Display in $1.8bn OLED bet

S Korean display maker lags behind in small-size panel market

Apple: song and dance

Even if the company’s demise has been exaggerated, it is still shrinking

Apple’s third-quarter earnings call – as it happened

Tim Cook reports to analysts on the iPhone sales slump

Apple passes ‘low point’ on iPhone sales

Sales for device fall 15% in second quarter as China revenues hit

Huawei lifts smartphone sales 25%

Company step closer to beating Apple and Samsung in global rankings

Apple earnings: what to expect

Analysts forecast worst quarter for iPhone since launch 9 years ago

Apple veteran takes wheel at car project

Mansfield seconded to tech group’s automotive lab

Apple iPhone sales set to pass 1bn mark

Momentum slows as market matures, but SE version proves popular

Amazon/Wells Fargo: the old college try

Online retailer puts cheap student loans on the curriculum

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Apple Watch sales fall 55%

IDC says interest in category is expected to be muted in 2016

Ireland can conjure a pot of gold

We need to rethink the ties between nation states and global corporations, writes David McWilliams