Apple’s tax arrangements in Ireland made international headlines. Photograph: Mark Lennihan/AP

In May 2013, Apple was one of several US multinationals in the hot seat before a bipartisan US senate subcommittee investigating the use of corporate (...)

Apple’s well-honed rumour mill continues to tease and tempt future buyers with talk of next-generation gadgets. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Apple’s third-quarter numbers were – as expected – mouthwatering. Revenues of $37 billion (a 6 per cent year-on-year increase) and a net profit of $7.(...)

Apple’s quarterly results show it is withstanding competition from smartphone manufacturers led by Samsung, amid increasing anticipation for new devices that chief executive officer Tim Cook (above) has said are in store. Photograph: Reuters/Rick Wilking

Apple said quarterly profit rose 12 per cent to $7.75 billion, with a jump in iPhone sales helping to make up for a drop in iPad demand. Apple sold 35(...)

Meeting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was a highlight of Michael Sayman’s internship with the social media giant. But there are financial rewards too, and it has become standard for US based engineering interns to snag free housing, transportation and salaries of more than $6,000 a month.

Facebook rolled out the red carpet for Michael Sayman when the social network hired him for a job that started last month, including flying him out to(...)

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, waves after delivering a keynote address during the Apple World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco, California, earlier this month. Apple unveiled new features for the software powering the iPhone and iPad at the event. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Apple suppliers in China are expected to begin mass production of its largest iPhones ever next month, as the smartphone maker faces increased competi(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaks with John Hinshaw (2nd R), executive vice president of technology and Operations for Hewlett Packard and Martin Murphy (L), managing director of Hewlett Packard Ireland, at the company’s headquarters office in Palo Alto, California recently. Photograph: Josh Edelson/IDA Ireland/Handout via Reuters

The Taoiseach touched down in Silicon Valley on Wednesday June 4th on the Aer Lingus direct flight for his second official visit to the technology mec(...)

The European Commission is expected to announce an investigation into Ireland’s tax arrangements with Apple tomorrow

The European Commission is due to announce an investigation into Ireland’s tax arrangements with Apple tomorrow. While the Department of Finance has d(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Hewlett Packard executives at the company’s headquarters in Palo Alto, California, yesterday. Photograph: Josh Edelson

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said that the Government is ready to defend Ireland’s tax regime “very strongly” if the European Commission decides to invest(...)

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(...)

Apple CEO Tim Cook delivers his keynote address at the World Wide developers conference in San Francisco, California.

Apple has sold more than 800 million mobile devices, chief executive Tim Cook told a developer conference in San Francisco yesterday, saying 130 milli(...)