Apple was among the tech stocks in decline on Tuesday. Photograph: iStock

European shares ended lower on Tuesday, with the technology sector having their worst day since late-October after a sudden drop in big US tech stock(...)

Reinhard Ploss, chief of German semiconductor manufacturer Infineon. Photograph: Michael Dalder/File Photo/Reuters

Infineon has agreed to buy Cypress Semiconductors in a deal that values the US maker of microchips used in cars and electronic devices at €9 billion ((...)