Shares in Apple fell in after hours trading as sales of iPhones declined for the first time since the product launched in 2007. Although the figures(...)

 Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of a US technology giant Apple, who has said the technology giant should pay more tax. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says the technology giant should pay more tax. Mr Wozniak, widely known as Woz, said he believed all companies should (...)

William Campbell (L), who died this week. He is pictured with  investor Allison Butts. Photograph: Bloomberg

Bill Campbell, one of the most influential background players in Silicon Valley, who was known as “coach” there for his work advising technology indus(...)

The story of Apple and Steve Jobs functions as a convenient narrative shorthand for the wider understanding of the history of modern technology. That narrative is an important one, of course, but it is misleading in many crucial ways.

Apple has turned 40. There’s something incongruous about the landmark, as if technology companies are not, really, supposed to reach middle age. That(...)

One of the first customers picks up a Apple’s new iPhone SE, which went on sale in selected markets today

Apple’s new iPhone SE arrives in stores today in key Asian markets, though it will be early April before it arrives in Ireland. The smaller, lower-p(...)

Peter Casey: Never been able to save. Just not in my DNA.

Are you a saver or a spender? Definitely not a saver, but I detest shopping. My wife more than compensates for me in the shopping area, and she u(...)

Cathy Kearney, Apple vice-president for operations based in Cork: “We’ve paid every cent of tax that’s due in Ireland. We don’t feel that there has been State aid.”

The European Commission has sought extra information from Irish tax authorities relating to the ongoing investigation into Apple’s tax arrangements in(...)

Representatives from Apple, Google, IKEA and McDonalds were quizzed by MEPs at a special hearing of the European Parliament’s special committee on tax on Tuesday afternoon in Brussels

Technology giant Apple has strongly defended its tax practices at a hearing in the European Parliament in Brussels, claiming it has paid “every cent o(...)

Best man: Leonardo DiCaprio after winning the award for best leading actor at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts at the Royal Opera House in London. Photograph: Reuters

The Revenant dominated this year’s Baftas, winning three of the biggest awards, including best actor for Leonardo DiCaprio. The outdoor epic was also(...)

Saoirse Ronan at last Sunday night’s  Golden Globe Awards. The Irish star has recieved a best actress nomination for her performance in   Brooklyn, which also got  a Best Picture  nod alongside Lenny Abrahamson’s Room. (Photo by Christopher Polk/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

In an extraordinary day for the Irish film industry, both Lenny Abrahamson’s Room and John Crowley’s Brooklyn have been nominated for best picture at(...)