Google takes on Apple with launch of new smartphones

Google officially launched its own smartphone on Tuesday in San Francisco, re-starting its challenge to Apple's iPhone.

Indonesia seeks to block gay dating apps

Indonesia is seeking to block gay-friendly mobile applications, an official said Friday, adding to a series of measures targeting sexual and gender minorities in the country.

Irish lawmakers approve appeal against EU's Apple tax ruling

Irish lawmakers late Wednesday approved the government's appeal of a European Commission ruling that said US technology giant Apple owed Ireland billion of dollars in back taxes.

Apple's iPhone 7 loses headphone jack, gains water resistance

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus gain water resistance in part by losing headphone jacks, making wireless listening mandatory.

Irish government to "defend integrity of tax system" in Apple appeal

The Irish government called Wednesday for parliamentary support in its appeal against the European Commission, which ruled last week that Ireland granted billions of dollars in illegal tax favours...

Ireland plans legal action against EU over Apple tax decision

The Irish government agreed Friday to appeal a decision by the European Union which forces the country to collect billions of euros from US technology giant Apple, a spokesman said.

Apple chief slams EU's tax clawback attempt as "political crap"

The head of technology giant Apple sharply criticized the European Commission for its attempt to get the company to repay billions of euros for Irish tax benefits, dismissing the findings as "...

With Apple, the EU takes on its biggest corporate tax case yet

The European Commission's decision that Apple must repay up to 13 billion euros (14.5 billion dollars) in illegal tax benefits granted by Ireland sets a new benchmark for its inquiries into...

Apple accuses EU of interference in multibillion-euro tax ruling

Tech giant Apple decries a ruling by the EU's competition commissioner ordering it to repay Ireland billions in taxes, claiming that the bloc is interfering in the company's business in Europe....

Apple must repay Ireland up to 13 billion euros in illegal tax breaks

The US technology giant Apple must pay Ireland up to a record 13 billion euros (14.5 billion dollars) in illegally granted tax benefits, the European Commission ruled Tuesday, in an eagerly...

Reports: EU to rule against Apple's Irish tax arrangements

The European Commission is poised to announce that tax benefits offered to US technology giant Apple constitute illegal state aid, according to media reports late Monday.

Report: Google surpasses Apple as the world's most valuable brand

Google has overtaken Apple to take the top spot as the world's most valuable brand, according to an annual report released Wednesday.

Apple's Tim Cook meets Modi to discuss company's plans for India

Apple chief executive Tim Cook met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday and shared his company's plans to expand in the country while also discussing issues such as cybersecurity and...

Apple's Tim Cook visits India in search of growth

Apple chief executive Tim Cook began a week-long trip to India on Wednesday with the announcement that the company would open a centre in Bangalore to support app makers as it looks to expand in...

Apple's Tim Cook visits India with expansion plans

Apple chief executive Tim Cook began a week-long trip to India on Wednesday as the US technology giant looks to expand in one of the world's fastest-growing smartphone markets.