Tag Archives: Apple

21Nov/17

Tencent surpasses Facebook in market value

Tencent Holdings has racked up some impressive gains this week – becoming the first Chinese firm to be worth more than $500 billion and surpassing Facebook to be the world’s fifth-most valuable company. Grace Lee reports Continue reading

09Oct/17

Apple gave Uber ‘unprecedented’ access to secret backdoor

Apple gave Uber’s iPhone app access to a secret backdoor that potentially allows the company to record a user’s screen and access other personal information without his or her knowledge. Continue reading

12Sep/17

Apple set to unveil anniversary iPhone

A decade after then-CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone, Apple is set to introduce a completely redesigned top-of-the-line iPhone along with two other new phones, as well as a big upgrade to the Apple Watch and a higher-definition Apple TV. Sonia Legg reports Continue reading

03Apr/17

Imagination Tech shares plunge as Apple abandons it

A company that makes graphics processing chips for the iPhone saw its stock crash 69 percent after Apple announced it would no longer be using its hardware. Mia Womersley reports. Continue reading

29Mar/17

Samsung unveils Galaxy S8 smartphone

Samsung Electronics unveils its Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone as it battles to regain the market leadership it lost to Apple after the embarrassing withdrawal of the fire-prone Note 7s.

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07Feb/17

Inside Apple’s new ‘spaceship’ HQ

Apple’s latest product isn’t for sale to consumers: It’s a new headquarters referred to by Silicon Valley as the ‘spaceship’. Jane Lee reports. Continue reading

06Dec/16

Trump upsets the apple cart for US firms in China

Trump’s hard line on China has American companies which have invested billions there sweating. As Eve Johnson reports, life could get very uncomfortable for them if Trump angers the Chinese people and this may be precisely the president-elect’s strategy.
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30Aug/16
EU antitrust regulators

Apple slapped with up to 13 billion euro tax bill

EU antitrust regulators order Apple to pay up to 13 billion euros in taxes plus interest to the Irish government after ruling that a special scheme to route profits through Ireland was illegal state aid.
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