Apple won a ruling against  a group lawsuit sought by a former iPhone user who claimed the company’s messaging system interfered with delivery of texts after she switched to  Android. Photograph: Reuters

Apple won a ruling beating back a group lawsuit sought by a former iPhone user who claimed the company’s messaging system interfered with delivery of (...)

Given the poor profits in the smartphone market, there clearly will be market turmoil with mergers and acquisitions, and outright business failures. Photograph:  Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

Worldwide shipments of smartphones have just had a stellar quarter. According to research firm IDC, global shipments between April and June reached 33(...)

Olivier Herbert and Miquel Ballester Salva of Fairphone, the Dutch company that aims to offer customers a phone made with the fairest possible components.

On average we look at our smartphones 110 times a day. Despite – or perhaps because of – this, most of us look but don’t see what we dig out of our po(...)

Vodafone Smart Ultra 6: punches above its weight

With smartphones, it used to be that you got what you paid for. If you wanted a high-powered phone that would do everything bar make you a cup of tea (...)

Apple told the world it had not sold as many iPhones as expected and investors had a hissyfit, with  $60 billion being wiped off its value

So, where are we in the world of heavyweight tech stocks? Apple told the world it had not sold as many iPhones as expected and investors had a hissyfi(...)

Louise Phelan: The opportunity for us is huge. We’re only getting started. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

PayPal has listed on the Nasdaq, bringing to an end its relationship with eBay, which has lasted for more than a decade. Shares rose 5.4 per cent in (...)

A Samsung C&T Corp stockholder casts his ballot during the  general meeting of stockholders in Seoul

Samsung’s founding family on Friday scored a narrow win in a landmark proxy battle, fending off an activist investor opposed to an $8 billion deal tha(...)

Samsung president of corporate affairs Sangwoo Kim: one of the speakers at  Asia Business Week

More than 1,000 delegates are expected to attend the second Asia Business Week, which starts this Wednesday, and will include a series of events aimed(...)

Cyberith’s Virtualizer: the device can read sitting and crouching movements, as well as walking and running

It was inevitable that virtual reality (VR) would get more of a show at this year’s E3. From Oculus Rift to Sony’s Project Morpheus , interest has be(...)

Google Glass

Remember watching the original Tron, and marvelling at the computer-generated world the film-makers created? The idea of a digital universe you cou(...)