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

China: an Apple a day helps profits decay

iPhone maker’s success only highlights tough market

China becomes the iPhone growth story

Popularity of older phones in emerging markets puts shine on Apple

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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: waiting for the big thing

Results beat expectations but next big product remains an unknown


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Apple shares jump on iPhone sales

Stock split announced as $30bn added to capital return plan

Battle begins for smartphone home screen

‘Super-apps’ offer new levels of control and personalised data

Nike’s FuelBand runs into trouble

Group considers pulling wearable device out of competition

Investors eye more Apple share buybacks

Impact of iPhone sales in China set to be revealed

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Power Dressing: Robert King

The co-founder and chief executive of Humanscale prefers dark-brown leather shoes that are both stylish and comfortable

Digital video leaps from tablet to TV

Online streaming becoming platform for programmes

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Start up: Collison brothers earn their Stripe

The Irish brothers who moved to the US and founded Stripe, an online payments start-up valued at $1.75bn

Debt grows at biggest US groups

Corporate cash piles rise in tandem but tax is spending deterrent

Icahn gains little in truce with eBay

Activist investor maintains group should split off PayPal

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Controls for the mobile gamer

New gadgets aim to create a market of game-controller accessories

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Dropbox apps to target Google and Apple

Company unveils services for email, photos and collaborative working

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From citizens to followers

Is the internet reinforcing rather than challenging existing power structures? Hannah Kuchler reviews ‘The People’s Platform’, by Astra Taylor

Apple’s ‘holy war’ made the Valley fertile

Rivalry may stem from vanity but it is often extremely effective. Jobs was a master

Mozilla chief quits in gay marriage backlash

Eich made donation to anti-gay marriage campaign five years ago


Amazon breathes new Fire into TV gaming

Ecommerce group is playing for bigger stakes than just games

Microsoft gives away smartphone software

Move comes as group reverses course a second time on Windows 8

Amazon joins screen battle with Fire TV

Small set-top box device to compete with Apple

Apple: stake and chips?

When farmers are fighting to sell you milk, why buy the cow?

Jan 2007 big mistake: Mr Ballmer has a laugh at the launch of Steve Jobs’ iPhone, saying it ‘doesn’t appeal to business customers’

Steve Jobs promised ‘holy war’ on Google

Jury in Samsung case shown emails from Apple co-founder

Caterpillar probe shifts focus to tax code

Senators question investigation into machinery maker

US companies’ overseas cash hits $947bn

Funds held outside US to avoid domestic tax bills

Samsung chiefs top Apple’s Cook in pay

S Korean groups forced to disclose executive remuneration

Apple seeks $2bn damages from Samsung

US group says rival copied iPhone features as Google enters fray

Caterpillar faces US grilling over tax

Senators set to interrogate executives over use of loopholes

BlackBerry targets breakeven by year-end

Smartphone maker still struggling after rescue

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Technology: All eyes on the future

Apple, Facebook and Google aim to create and control the next crucial technological platform

Microsoft opens door to a world beyond Windows

Tech group is finally ready to move beyond PC

Price cuts are a sign of the times

Market expectations for Baselworld are likely to be subdued

BlackBerry delays executive’s Apple move

Lawsuit stops switch to rival until notice period expires

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Job applicants are consumers, too

Candidates can hit back on Twitter if treated badly, damaging a recruiter’s brand


HTC pins comeback hopes on new handset

Group keen to regain lost ground on global market share

Caterpillar faces US Senate tax inquiry

Group alleged to have used complex structure to avoid taxes

Mobile computing wars move to watches

Google launches Android Wear software for wearable devices

Apple launches cheaper 8Gb iPhone 5c

Device aimed at taking on Android smartphones

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Music income falls on slow digital growth

Decline in 2013 largely caused by sales in Japan

Tim Bucher, CEO of Lyve Minds, talks about the device his company is about to launch which is designed to simplify storing and sharing of digital photographs, in the offices of Lyve Minds, in Cupertino, California, Thursday, March 6, 2014.
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Start-ups with an Apple flavour

New ventures by the company’s alumni stay close to their roots

Nikon stung by criticism on Chinese TV

First time Japanese company targeted on annual ‘consumer day’