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 eyes return to high of $100 shares

Earnings expected to buoy tech group with new products on horizon

Technology: Wear your medicine

New wearable digital devices could signal a radical shift in medical practice

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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 faces legal threat over ‘free’ apps

European Commission releases findings on child ‘in app’ purchases


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BlackRock co-founder joins Apple board

Susan Wagner becomes tech giant’s second female director

US media: Who else might be in play?

21st Century Fox’s bid for Time Warner could spark other deals

Apple to pay $400m if it loses ebook case

Company protests its innocence over claims it overcharged consumers

Phil Libin, CEO of Evernote, talks about his company's products Thursday, March 6, 2014, in the offices of Evernote, in Redwood City, California. Thor Swift for the Financial Times
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Evernote faces up to smartwatch challenge

App’s boss must adapt ‘extra brain’ for smaller, simpler devices

IBM chief Ginni Rometty and Apple counterpart Tim Cook
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Apple joins forces with IBM

Former PC foes to sell iPhones and iPads to large companies

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Eminem, Wembley Stadium, London

The Detroit rapper battled with the monumental size of the stadium

Apple denies iPhone security risk report

Chinese TV claims iPhones pass state secrets to US intelligence

China TV claims iPhone security threat

Broadcaster’s report says smartphone could reveal ‘state secrets’

Amazon sued over children’s purchases

FTC seeks refunds for unauthorised ‘in-app’ spending

Apple calls Samsung’s bluff

Bet on the smartphone high ground pays off

TSMC: the chips are up

After a great ride, should investors abandon the Taiwanese semiconductor maker?

New Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphones are seen on a display at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Samsung: going the distance

At front of the pack, someone is always nipping at your heels

Executives monitored like star athletes

Jamie Dimon’s curable cancer disclosure was textbook but gadgets can make transparency problematic

Recharging comes as part of table service

Start-ups put wireless charging hardware under tables

Revolt on Burberry chief’s £20m pay deal

Investment Management Association’s ‘amber top’ alert

Double-digit decline for music downloads

Growth of streaming services weighs on digital sales

Amazon embroiled in EU tax crackdown

Brussels to examine ‘what kind of arrangement Luxembourg has’

Foxconn takes stake in SK Group’s IT unit

SK C&C is at the heart of SK Group’s governance structure

AMS / Dialog: poison Apple?

The companies don’t stand to gain much from this union

Tech groups race to reinvent passwords

Companies risk data breaches by relying on 2,000-year-old system

New tech conglomerates risk losing creative edge

Joining the smartphone party late can be a painful experience

Dialog confirms $5bn AMS merger talks

Chipmakers are seeking to gain scale as the industry consolidates

Google raises stakes at connectivity table

Android finds way into more devices as battle with Apple heats up

Google takes ‘wearables’ battle to Apple

Internet company deploys tactics honed in phone wars

Google to launch in-car software

Connectivity platforms to go on show at developer’s conference

Foxconn sues Japan rivals over patents

Lawsuit comes as iPad builder seeks to diversify revenues

Chemring chief joins fired outsider-CEOs

Recruiting from within ‘often more successful’

Foxconn faces investor challenge

Shareholder action rare in Asia though reforms are being introduced

Milan menswear: Runway report 3

At Gucci, the theme got in the way of making purposeful garments

Ahrendts puts a human face on Apple

First public comments since starting at company are of more than usual interest

Hon Hai: too close to the tree

Apple has been a tough and unfaithful partner

Apple suppliers ramp up hiring

Workforce expansion in China points to launch of new device

week in review

Week in Review, June 21

Amazon, Citigroup, YouTube, Zoopla, and oil groups featured

Amazon: catching Fire?

The smartphone is likely to lose money but will increase Prime subscription

Amazon chief launches ‘Fire’ smartphone

Bezos takes aim at rivals Apple and Samsung

Smartphone patents: Courtroom victories lead nowhere

Lawsuits over smartphone patents have cost millions but Apple and Samsung are no closer to a resolution

Apple settles ebook pricing lawsuit

Deal offered after judge rules group conspired with publishers