One band or two? Apple is getting an unexpected bonus as buyers pay for more than just the Watch

Nearly 20 per cent of Apple Watch buyers are not only shelling out hundreds of dollars for the timepiece but are springing for a spare band too, givin(...)

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, at the  Apple World Wide Developers Conference  in San Francisco. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg 3:06

The announcement that Apple was launching a streaming music service would have come as little surprise to anyone who has been keeping up with tech new(...)

Apple CEO Tim Cook and Apple’s senior vice president of internet software and services Eddy Cue onstage at the company’s development conference in California.  Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images 3:06

Apple kicked off its developer conference by announcing a new streaming music service that chief executive Tim Cook described as “the next chapter (...)

Sergio Marchionne, chief executive of Fiat and Chrysler,  has successfully glued together two carmakers. The question is: can he pull off the trick again? Photograph: Fabrizio Costantini/The New York Times

It was called Confessions of a Capital Junkie. An industry insider said it was more like Car Industry 101. Sergio Marchionne, chief executive o(...)

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

Jony Ive plans to travel more and spend time on the design aspects of the company’s retail stores and new offices in Cupertino

Jony Ive, Apple’s top designer, will give up day-to-day managerial duties in what the company said is a promotion to the newly created position of chi(...)

Tourists look at an Apple Inc. iPhone 6 Plus smartphone in front of a sculpture of a gilded bauhinia at Golden Bauhinia Square in Hong Kong, China. Photograph: Billy H.C. Kwok/Bloomberg

Apple’s close relationship with China is getting ever closer. In the first quarter of the year, Apple’s revenues in China rose 71 per cent to €14.7 bi(...)

Jeep will revive the Grand Wagoneer name for a super-luxe Range Rover rival.

Fiat-Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne has confirmed, obliquely, that Jeep is working on a luxury model to rival the Range Rover and Mercedes GLS. Set t(...)

Siri has been in trouble many times before. In 2011, the assistant declined to offer information on abortion clinics. She also swore at a 12-year-old boy. Image: Getty

Apple is refusing to comment on allegations that the Russian language version of its voice-controlled virtual assistant, Siri, has provided homophobic(...)

Apple’s Tim Cook: “While I have never denied my sexuality, I haven’t publicly acknowledged it either, until now.” Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Apple chief executive Tim Cook’s decision to go public with the fact that he is gay made headlines last October, and rightly so. Few top-level executi(...)