Finance and reporting

Apple 'avoids paying billions of dollars in tax', say US senators

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Apple uses 'complex web of offshore entities', including three in Ireland, where it is taxed 0.05 per cent
21 May 2013

Google denies accusations of 'unethical' tax arrangement

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Google's European boss, Matt Brittin, once again faces Public Accounts Committee over tax
16 May 2013

Icahn and Southeastern return with another Dell counter-offer

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Investor duo suggests current owners keep equity position
10 May 2013

BT's annual profits rise despite revenue fall

BT claims it has created 3,000 jobs in past year through its investments
10 May 2013

Barnes & Noble shares leap 24 per cent on report that Microsoft to buy Nook tablet and ebook business

Report comes six days after plans revealed for Nook devices to support Google Play
10 May 2013

Sony makes £280m profit after four years of losses

Restructuring programme, weaker yen and asset sales all benefit Japanese firm
09 May 2013

Apple avoids over $9bn in US taxes through debt deal

Scheme based around selling bonds in firm to avoid using taxable overseas funds
03 May 2013

Facebook mobile advertising contributes to 38 per cent revenue boost

Overall revenue up 38 per cent compared with Q1 2012
02 May 2013

Google recalled to parliament to clarify tax questions

Investigation finds sales staff may be based in UK, which would make Google liable for sales taxes
02 May 2013

Apple starts record-breaking bond sale with $17bn kick-off

Slowing iPhone and iPad sales prompts scheme to hand money back to shareholders
01 May 2013

Yahoo's Mayer receives $36m in first six months as CEO

Figures revealed along with shareholder plans to curb board pay
01 May 2013

Amazon shares drop after it forecasts significant loss in second quarter

Shares fall by 7.2 per cent as firm could make loss of $340m in Q2
29 Apr 2013

Yahoo chairman resigns

Fred Amoroso is the latest casualty as the web firm struggles to reverse its fortunes
26 Apr 2013

Apple profits fall for first time in ten years

Tim Cook announces $60bn share buyback to appease shareholders
24 Apr 2013

Google-owned Motorola fails in Apple sensor patent challenge

US trade agency not persuaded that Apple infringed Motorola sensor patents
23 Apr 2013

UPDATED: EE: one per cent of overall customer base on 4G is 'good progress'

Biggest UK mobile operator says 318,000 4G customers shows a 'strong 4G take-up'
23 Apr 2013

Smartphone and tablet demand boosts ARM profits

Pre-tax profits up 31 per cent year-on-year as chip designer benefits from mobile device boom
23 Apr 2013

H4cked Off: Google, stop making excuses and pay your taxes

Eric Schmidt claims Google benefits the UK in other ways, justifying their paltry tax bill. The web giant needs to wise-up and cough up
22 Apr 2013

Blackstone Group pulls out of race to buy Dell

Investment group withdraws after poor PC shipment figures and due diligence discussions
19 Apr 2013

Intel profits down by a quarter but firm sticks to its forecasts

Q1 profits drop to $2bn and revenues also slip
17 Apr 2013

UK's investment in cyber security is “embarrassing”, say experts

Former US cyber intelligence officer slams claims that £650m over four years is enough
08 Apr 2013

Samsung forecasts strong profits for Q1 of 2013

South Korean firm is expecting a 53 per cent increase in operating profit - before S4 is launched
05 Apr 2013

First 2e2 now Tech Data? Accounting irregularities spell more trouble for the UK channel

Shares plunge in after-hours trading as distributor tells investors not to rely on last three years' accounts
21 Mar 2013

Small change for technology in Budget 2013

Technology barely gets a mention by the Chancellor
20 Mar 2013