Pretax profit at chip maker ARM rose 24 per cent to £120.5 million, and revenue climbed 22 per cent to £227.5 million. Photograph: Arm Holdings/Bloomberg

ARM Holdings, the British chip designer whose technology powers Apple’s iPhones, said it made an encouraging start to the year, reporting first-quarte(...)

Michel Combes, Alcatel-Lucent chief executive, and Nokia’s president and chief executive Rajeev Suri pictured together. Nokia is to buy Alcatel-Lucent in an all-share transaction that values the smaller French rival at €15.6 billion

Finnish network equipment maker Nokia said on Wednesday it had agreed to buy Alcatel-Lucent in an all-share transaction that values the smaller French(...)

The OnePlus One smartphone sold initially by invitation only. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

China-based smartphone maker OnePlus, is in talks to obtain Silicon Valley venture capital funding to help double its workforce as it boosts output. (...)

People wait in front of the Apple Store in Tokyo’s Omotesando shopping district to get a glimpse of the new Apple Watch. Photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters 1:24

Consumers in Australia flocked to Apple’s store in Sydney on Friday to get the world’s first up-close look at the tech giant’s smartwatch, which the c(...)

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone (centre) and Galaxy S6 smartphones. Samsung expects the Galaxy S6 smartphones that debut Friday to set a sales record for the company’s high-end devices as it tries to win back customers flocking to Apple’s iPhones. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

Samsung expects the pair of Galaxy S6 smartphones that debut Friday to set a sales record, with analysts predicting shipments could reach 55 million t(...)

Sony Xperia Z3: Best for photographs with decent manual controls

You can’t have failed to notice that there is a huge number of new smartphones hitting the market. After the Mobile World Congress in March, the new (...)

US stocks rose   as expectations that the Federal Reserve will push any interest rate increases further into the year offset concerns over faltering economic growth spurred by a surprisingly weak jobs report last week. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

US stocks rose in early trading yesterday as expectations that the Federal Reserve will push any interest rate increases further into the year offset(...)

Samsung will manufacture the main chip in Apple’s next iPhone model, regaining a customer previously lost to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, peopl(...)

Head of Samsung mobile in the UK and Ireland, Conor Pierce: “The S6 has really been crafted around the feedback we’ve got from consumers. We have to learn from our success and learn from some of the lessons from the past.” Photograph: Ian Gavan/Getty Images.

Conor Pierce has been head of Samsung Mobile in the UK and Ireland for just under two months. Once Nokia’s vice president for the UK and Ireland, then(...)

David Walsh: “This fund is a key pillar of our overall strategy to support the growth of Irish SMEs and to help build digital expertise within those organisations.”

Eircom has extended the deadline for its Digital Boost initiative to the end of April. The programme, which is run by Eircom Business Solutions, is de(...)