The strategy of Apple chief executive officer Tim Cook has been to introduce bigger iPhones, give more money back to stockholders and introduce new devices. Given the stock’s 25% rise this year, it seems to be working with investors. (Photograph: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Apple’s stock closed at an all-time high yesterday, surpassing a 2012 record as investors look ahead to new products such as bigger-screen iPhones and(...)

 Lenovo reported a 23 per cent surge in first-quarter profit as the maker of personal computers gained a greater portion of the global market. Photo: Bloomberg

Lenovo reported a 23 per cent surge in first-quarter profit as the world’s largest maker of personal computers gained a greater portion of the global (...)

Mock models of the Samsung Electronics Co. Galaxy S5 smartphone are displayed at the company’s d’light store in Seoul, South Korea. The electronics group estimated today that its April-June operating profit likely fell 24.5 per cent from a year earlier to 7.2 trillion won ($7.12 billion), the sharpest percentage drop since the first quarter of 2011 and the weakest level since  the second quarter of 2012	. Photograph: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

Samsung Electronics issued unexpectedly weak quarterly earnings guidance which put it on track for its worst results in two years and cast doubt on th(...)

Lenovo chairman and chief executive  Yang Yuanqing speaks during a news conference announcing the company’s annual results in Hong Kong. Photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters

Lenovo, the world’s fourth-biggest smartphone vendor, saw net profit grow 29 per cent for the business year ended March, as strong smartphone sales he(...)

Aongus Hegarty: “We’ve moved up the chain. I think that has created a lot of opportunity for people to grow and develop careers with Dell.” Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Aongus Hegarty has seen a lot of change at Dell. As one of the company’s top executives on this side of the Atlantic, he has witnessed it move from be(...)

Buildings under construction in  Shenzhen: the city is one of China’s fastest growing. Photograph: Alex Lee/Reuters

If you were to name a capital city of China’s economic boom, it would be Shenzhen. In 1979, Chinese supreme leader Deng Xiaoping proclai(...)

IBM workers hold a banner as they protest at the gate outside an IBM factory in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, last Thursday. Photograph: Reuters/Alex Lee

Chinese PC maker Lenovo Group Ltd said it was up to IBM to resolve a wildcat strike at a China-based factory, as a deal to buy the US company’s(...)

Apple’s strong fourth quarter means it remains the   top tablet manufacturer. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES

Google’s Android is now the most popular operating system for tablet devices with 62 per cent of the market, up from 46 per cent in 2012. (...)

New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is pushing the company forward on mobile.

Microsoft, under new chief executive Satya Nadella, will accelerate a push into mobile software, joining forces with hardware manufacturers and(...)

The deal with Lenovo to buy Motorola will net Google a stake of almost 6 per cent in the firm. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Internet search company Google will own a 5.94 per cent stake in China’s Lenovo Group worth $750 million once Lenovo’s deal to buy Google’s Motorola h(...)