Digital downloads are becoming less popular as consumers turn to streaming services such as Spotify

When Apple announced in June that it would be starting a streaming service within weeks, it wasn’t much of a surprise. The company had signalled its i(...)

Taylor Swift performs  in Cologne, Germany, earlier this month. Photograph Sascha Schuermann/Getty Images for TAS

This Monday, the world’s most influential artist arrives in Dublin to play two sold-out shows at the 3 Arena. If the events of the past week ha(...)

 Taylor Swift performs live on stage. Photograph: Sascha Steinbach/Getty Images

In an age of depressed record sales, her albums sell by the millions. Her tours fill arenas around the world. And a complimentary tweet to her nearly (...)

After turning music players, telephones and watches into portable computers, Apple is now eyeing the automobile as the “ultimate mobile device”. Jeff (...)

 Apple chiefs are throwing their weight behind the new unauthorised biography,  Becoming Steve Jobs.

Steve Jobs prized secrecy from his executives and employees during his tenure at Apple. Now his top lieutenants are speaking out – to help shape the l(...)

Some crucial information about the Apple watch was missing from yesterday’s product event, including its launch date; how thick the watch is or how much it weighs; and how long the battery will last.  Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Apple managed to pack a lot into today’s two-hour presentation, but viewers were left with some questions. And that’s not even mentioning the scarf-we(...)

Attendees take a break during the Apple Inc. World Wide Developers Conference  in San Francisco recently. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Apple will let software developers include virtual-currency transactions in their applications, paving the way for new forms of money to appear on iPh(...)

Recording artist Zoe Keating only needs to look at her earnings to explain why she has misgivings about Apple buying Beats Electronics. The cel(...)

Brendan O’Driscoll and Aidan Sliney founded music-discovery company Soundwave in 2012. The firm’s Soundwave app tracks what songs people are listen(...)

A worker climbs outside an Apple store in Hong Kong. Photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters

Apple and Yahoo! executives have discussed ways to collaborate more closely on mobile software. Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer has (...)