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 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

Special Reports

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

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Apple Watch sales fall 55%

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


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

Ireland can conjure a pot of gold

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

Microsoft proves the cloud has borders

A victory for civil liberties gives law enforcement a headache, writes Richard Waters

Microsoft wins battle with US over data

Ruling overturns order to share customer email stored in Ireland

Shun complexity and embrace simplicity

Root out the convoluted to benefit your company

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Beware the car that nearly drives itself

Autonomous technology will not smoothly evolve from servant to master: it needs a great leap forward

When the world intrudes on Silicon Valley

Different economic signals matter after changes in the make-up of the list of biggest tech companies

Spotify lashes out at Apple over app rules

Music subscription service says App Store controls harm competition

Verizon bonds: latest instalment

You see a monthly obligation, Wall Street sees a new security

EM multinationals eclipse competitors

Companies from the emerging world are going global and prevailing against established giants

Kerry rallies tech leaders over extremism

Secretary of state says entrepreneurs supply rebuttal to nihilism

Tech start-ups pledge to boost diversity

US groups undertake to hire more women and minorities

Micromax rounds on Chinese rivals

India’s top smartphone maker accuses rivals of dumping inventory

Apple fights ban on Beijing iPhone sales

City authorities rule phones violate Chinese group’s patents

Apple pimps iMessage emoji

Special effects and stickers will add personality to texting

To Silicon Valley, Trump is a loser

Set against fellow New York billionaires, he seems little more than a hustler, writes Michael Moritz


Review – The Inner Lives of Markets

The more markets theory affects us, the more likely a backlash is

Apple plays catch-up with iMessage emojis

Trivial feature hints at technical development underpinning iOS 10

Apple moves to maintain its app allure

Upgrades designed to keep iPhone’s place in a crowded market

Hey, Siri: Apple’s WWDC 2016 – as it happened

Tim Cook and crew take the stage in San Francisco for developers conference

Corporate Diary

Larger flagship stores help to deliver Inditex’s strong growth

Markets Diary

US, UK, Japan and Indonesia are among those making policy decisions

Apple tries to find its voice with Siri

Technology group has fallen behind rivals Amazon, Google, Facebook in artificial intelligence

Apple: service pleas

Revenue from services will not save the day if hardware sales decline

DoJ weighs in on Apple-Samsung patent case

Recommendation could return case to lower courts for more wrangling

China puts faith in start-up boom

State backs entrepreneurs but local connections tend to influence investment decisions

Apple gives some app makers bigger cut

Biggest shake-up in App Store economics includes paid search ads

Nest chief exits as ‘smart home’ falters

Collaborator on iPod invention fails to deliver breakthrough results

One web to rule them all: renaming your phone’s hotspot is a geek thing
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Meet the Lord of the mobile WiFi hotspots

Geeks beware: you may be leaking more valuable data than you know

Apple sets sights on bigger target in India

Fast-growing market draws interest as millions upgrade phones

Apple - time is money

In an age of fragmenting distribution, great content is crucial

Warner Bros, HBO, CNN and Time Warner's television, film and video game properties would be attractive to Apple
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Apple executive proposed Time Warner bid

Interest expressed in meeting last year with owner of HBO, CNN and Turner

Apple contemplates a push into media

Tech group looks to boost revenue from services to counter slowdown in smartphone growth

WhatsApp Brazil ban sparks sector fears

Judicial moves to ban messaging service threaten tech’s growth

Chinese banks lead ‘green’ bond boom

EM borrowing for sustainable projects matches the west

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Buffett and the end of an era for Apple

One day, pulling out an iPhone and tapping an icon might feel like a chore, writes Richard Waters

Apple; Google Alphabet; Cisco; Microsoft; Oracle all hold large amounts of cash.
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US companies’ cash pile hits $1.7tn

Five technology groups hold $504bn between them

Apple's new San Francisco flagship store
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Apple store makeover: hope or hype?

Ex-Burberry chief Angela Ahrendts reimagines retail again