Apple

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

Bug in Apple HealthKit hits iOS 8 launch

Fitness apps removed from App Store as operating system launches

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Apple launches iOS 8

The update of its operating system for iPhones and iPads reviewed

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

Apple Pay: don’t bank on it

Wall Street and the tech giant form a relationship on payments

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

iColytes vs ’Droids fight for supremacy

Owning a non-Apple smartphone, running Android, is like being part of the Rebel Alliance

US banks in race for Apple Pay advantage

Banks are to receive strict guidelines on advertising Apple Pay

Apple set for blockbuster iPhone 6 launch

Pre-orders for flagship products hit record 4m

Apple wages war on the wallet

Apple Pay is poised to do for payment companies what the iPod did for the music industry

How the rich influence American politics

A new book reveals how the very wealthy are shaping US society more than is commonly realised

Apple sells out of iPhone 6 Plus before launch

Demand so large some websites struggle to stay online

Week in Review

Week in Review, September 13

Santander, Apple, Google, RBS and AngloGold also in the news

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BlackBerry buys ‘virtual sim’ start-up

Six-year-old Movirtu allows use of multiple phone numbers and profiles on single device

Apple in talks over pay system in Europe

Introduction to lag behind US and new iPhone launch

SANTA BARBARA, CA - SEPTEMBER 10, 2014. Joline Godfrey, CEO of Independent Means Inc., poses for photographs at their offices.. Photo by: Ann Johansson.
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Commerce summer camps for teenagers

Holiday groups have found how to teach business to youngsters

Apple’s big day didn’t turn me on

I cannot shake off the idea my life would be the same no matter what device I put in my pocket

Swiss watchmakers keep their cool over Apple launch

Swiss watchmakers cool on Apple’s entry

Apple moves into fashion with Watch

Cupertino group sees new smartwatch as more than just technology

Q&A: What is Apple Pay?

iPhones and Watches make in-store and online shopping even easier

Luxury goods: on sale

Purveyors must be nimble to win the spoils of a slowing market

Apple in big push to regain the Jobs spirit

Tim Cook seeks to recapture a decisive lead over rivals with Watch

Apple: The dials are turning

Apple Pay and the Apple Watch may help sell more iPhones

Apple Watch: NY fashion gives a verdict

New York fashionistas were talking about just one thing on Tuesday afternoon

Apple looks to swipe the payments market

Banks put aside their competitive fears to sign up to Apple Pay

Apple launches new products

Tech group enters fashion business with watch and upgrades signature phone

Tech blog: Apple Watch steals the show

Push into new suite of devices

Amazon’s phone: Fire extinguished

Desperate to get its devices into customers’ hands

Dixons Carphone expects iPhone 6 boost

Retailer looks forward to strong sales in ‘biggie’ launch

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Apple iWatch makes impact before release

Effect of fitness-tracking device already felt in tech industry

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The enduring appeal of mechanical watches

Smartwatches have not stopped a trend from digital to clockwork

Few US ‘reshorings’ go ahead, study finds

MIT research says companies yet to repatriate jobs as promised

NXP Semiconductors: extra chips with that

If magnetic strip credit cards soon go the way of the dodo, NXP is a very good bet

Vodafone to launch UK mobile payments

Partnership with Visa will see telecoms group take on Apple

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 23: Chelsea Clinton and Marc Newson attend Jony And Marc's (RED) Auction at Sotheby's on November 23, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for (RED))

Marc Newson joins Apple’s design team

Appointment is coup for iPhone maker ahead of launch event

Hollywood stars and the hackers

Stolen pictures carry wider lessons about digital security

A whole new level of Appliciousness

The iPhone 6 is almost upon us. Only another 48 weeks to wait for the iPhone 7

Apple’s big moments

Launch of the new iPhone marks the latest in a long line of big events

Swiss watch industry awaits Apple smartwatch

What will the most eagerly awaited wrist wearable mean for mechanical watchmaking?

Apple faces acid test with new iPhone

Tech group needs to prove it can still be the innovator it once was

Next iPhone: it’s a lock

Challenge is not to add features – but to attach tentacles

Apple to warn users of iCloud hack bids

Heightened security follows attacks on celebrity accounts

Apple’s mobile wallet faces obstacles

Group will have to join a complex ecology of payments companies