Apple chief executive Tim Cook: when he comes to Brussels to meet the commission, he is doing so because this is now significant for his company and, most likely, Apple’s big investors are on his case. Photograph: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Photo

Two significant things happened recently in the international debate on multinational tax. First, the United States went openly on the offensive in su(...)

There was a big entry to the Christmas quiz and plenty of you got all the correct answers. The winner is John Kelly from Rathfarnham in Dublin. Congr(...)

David Burke, director of Android engineering at Google, holds a Nexus 5X smartphone while speaking during an event in San Francisco last September. Photo: Bloomberg

Google is paying Apple a hefty fee to keep its search bar on the iPhone. Apple received $1 billion from its rival in 2014, according to a transcript (...)

Enda Kenny during a Davos  interview in which he rejected the idea that Ireland was a tax haven for Apple. Photograph: Bloomberg

Apple chief executive Tim Cook had a private meeting with the European Union’s competition chief Margrethe Vestager as EU regulators close in on a fin(...)

Brother, can you spare a dime? Tim Cook’s base pay increased about 14.4 per cent to $2 million last year

Apple chief executive Tim Cook’s compensation rose 11.5 per cent to $10.3 million in 2015, a year when its sales grew 28 per cent and profits by 35 pe(...)

A group  takes a selfie with an iPhone in front of the Colosseum in Rome: Apple has agreed to pay €318m to settle an Italian tax claim. Photograph: Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images

An agreement by Apple to pay €318 million to settle an Italian tax claim in relation to profits declared in Ireland could have EU-wide implications, (...)

Apple chief executive Tim Cook on a recent Dublin visit  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has dismissed criticism of the company’s overseas tax policy as “political crap” from lawmakers who won’t fix an outda(...)

Why should government’s  fund – via taxes forgone – Zuckerberg’s perfectly laudable desire to “advance human potential and promote equality for all children in the next generation”. Photo: Jim Wilson/The New York Times

It is one of the many paradoxes of the modern life that we are supposed to fete Mark Zuckerberg for giving his fortune to charity whilst lambasting hi(...)

CIA director John Brennan, whose own email account was breached by hackers. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

As the world continues to absorb the full impact of the murders of dozens of civilians by Islamic State attackers in Paris, officials on both sides (...)

Apple chief executive Tim Cook speaking at the Philosophical Society in  Trinity College Dublin last week. Photograph: Eric Luke

Marriage equality is set to attract more investment into Ireland, Apple chief executive Tim Cook has told the Sunday Independent. “It will lead to man(...)