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 loses trademark dispute in China

Court rules a little known accessories maker can use iPhone name


BMW: iCars

A maturing tech company needs growth. Sound familiar?

Special Reports

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

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Chief finance officer, information services, regulation and risk, analysis strategy, retail, cash management, finance functions


Beyoncé’s hit for Tidal may not be enough

Streaming service launched with fanfare struggles to catch Spotify and Apple


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Impact of key events and new product launches
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Explore the network of worldwide legal cases

Apple encounters the laws of tech gravity

Go-go growth in the company’s iPhone sales may be coming to an end

US tech no longer delivers big returns

Too many big names had disappointing results

Bill Campbell, tech executive, 1940-2016

A coach whose counsel was valued by Apple and Google alike

What Apple can learn from Dyson

The US tech company should take notes from a British innovator, writes John Gapper

Fiat, Alphabet in self-driving car talks

Carmaker wants to hasten push into autonomous vehicle technology

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Icahn sells all his Apple stock

Investor cites risks to the tech group from China for share sale

Smartphone sales fall for first time

Apple iPhone woes highlight broader trends of weakening market

Apple’s slowdown hurts Japanese suppliers

Sony, Fanuc and Murata Manufacturing report stalling growth

Apple needs more hardware hits

Better iPhone sales will not be enough to shift Wall Street views

Mark Zuckerberg, F8 2016

Facebook: Gentleman’s C

The most common form of shareholder franchise is still available at the social network

Apple: subscribe now

US group will probably never be an annuity-like consumer stock

The end of iPhone’s glory days?

Trough in Apple’s smartphone business has become clear

LG Display sees quarterly profit slide 99%

Fall in panel prices dents S Korean maker of screens for iPhones

Apple: Off the tree

iPhone maker needs a new hit to return to growth

Apple sees first sales fall in 13 years

Tech group hit by first year-on-year decline in iPhone’s history

Tracking Apple earnings

Tim Cook defends tech company outlook as sales fall

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FBI considers revealing how iPhone hacked

Agency could disclose the device vulnerability to the company

Apple earnings: five things to watch today

Analysts expect first year-on-year decline of iPhone sales

FBI ends stand-off with Apple over iPhone

Access demand pulled after suspect in drugs probe gives passcode

Microsoft clicks into industrial internet

Convergence of IT and manufacturing sees rush of venture capital as companies vie to get in early

Europe must address its tech shortcomings

It should ask why its biggest names are worth a fraction of those in the US, writes Michael Moritz

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FBI paid more than $1.4m for iPhone hack

Bureau chief says cost of cracking Apple device was ‘worth it’

Qualcomm: smarts a bit

The mobile phone chipmaker is facing more bitter battles

Mitsubishi affair: what you need to know

Japanese carmaker’s misconduct follows the Volkswagen scandal

SwiftKey Keyboard for Android

How tiny Android became a mobile giant

The operating system cost Google only $50m but its impact is huge

Apple rebuffs China’s source code request

iPhone maker defends its stance as lawmakers query its encryption

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Apple hires former Tesla engineer

Chris Porritt lured to join iPhone maker’s electric car team

StarChip Enterprise is a mission to back

The new billionaire-driven age of space exploration is inspiring

Apple: sixes and sevens

Declining sales in 2016 are no cause for panic; 2017 is another matter

Microsoft sues DoJ over ‘secrecy orders’

Tech industry battle intensifies over government access to data

GoPro looks to widen use of action camera

Company’s developer programme seeks to broaden appeal

Facebook is following in the footsteps of live-streaming apps such as Periscope and Meerkat with the launch of a new Live feature, which lets users make real-time broadcasts.

Tech groups call the shots in media world

Disrupters are innovating at a scale that most other companies can only dream of

GoPro poaches Apple design veteran

Action camera maker searches for new ways to boost growth

Deutsche protest on N Carolina anti-gay law

German bank freezes hiring plan in latest discrimination clash

The anti-gay backlash in the American south

Big business must lead the way in fighting a rash of discriminatory laws

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Fastest growth in music sales since 1998

Streaming revenues from Apple and Spotify offset CD decline

Business leader hold meeting with his team and tell them situation

Venture capital alone is not enough

Too much VC money is being invested in start-up companies with daft ideas