Apple CEO Tim Cook waves as he attends a talk at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Photo: Reuters

Apple chief executive Tim Cook was quoted on Friday as saying he had “very open” talks on privacy and security with a senior Chinese official, days a(...)

U2’s Bono   performing during the TV show ‘Che Tempo che fa’ in Milan earlier this month. Photograph: EPA

U2’s controversial free album on Apple’s iTunes had a less than stellar performance once released for commercial sale, coming in at number nine in its(...)

The  computer has an intact motherboard,  a vintage keyboard and monitor. Photograph: Bonhams

A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs’ garage in 1976 has sold for $905,000 dollars (€717,000) at auction in New York Ci(...)

 Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton is seen projected on a video screen as she delivers a keynote address during the 2014 DreamForce conference  in San Francisco. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Traffic has ground to a halt on San Francisco’s Howard Street in the Mission District. Funk music pumps onto the sidewalk. Young men – and they are mo(...)

Sony has been impressing with its compact Xperia phones, but its tablets are also worth a look. Like the phones, the Xperia Z line of tablets are buil(...)

GT Advanced Technologies have won court permission to wind down its sapphire manufacturing operations after lawyers reached a settlement with Apple over contract and confidentiality matters. Photo: Bloomberg

GT Advanced Technologies won court permission to wind down its sapphire manufacturing operations after lawyers reached a settlement with Apple over co(...)

By pushing a button on your iPhone, consumers will be able to  make a purchase at one of the thousands of retail locations, including Macy’s or Walgreens stores, using the new service. No wallet, cash or plastic card necessary.(Photogaph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

David Donohue has a tough relationship with his wallet and the items inside it. He has lost his wallet twice in the past year. He has fallen victim to(...)

If Google does shift even more of its operations to this country in the post Double Irish-world, perhaps Apple, Facebook and other may do the same.  Photograph: AP Photo/Jens Meyer

Unbearable pressure was exerted on this State by our neighbours in Europe to take action unilaterally to close down corporate tax avoidance loopholes (...)

The iPhone 6 sold more than 39  million units in the third quarter. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Apple posted a better-than-expected 12 per cent jump in revenue after its best new-iPhone launch on record helped push sales of the smartphone to 39.(...)

Banana distributor Fyffes was one of the main movers of the day, with the stock up 4.25 per cent at €1.03. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

European stocks fell following their longest streak of weekly losses in more than a year, as worse-than-estimated financial results added to concerns(...)