Information Technology

Apple's Irish tax deals seen to breach rules: EU

Preliminary ruling lays out EU's rationale for full-scale investigation.

Recall denies takeover talk

Recall hoses down a media report it is in talks with Iron Mountain, which had pushed its shares up 13 per cent.

PayPal to split from eBay

by AFP
Payments group to become separate, publicly traded company in 2015.

Alibaba gets OK for private bank in China

by AFP
E-commerce giant would be majority shareholder with 30 per cent stake in Zhejiang bank.

Bailador seeks $40m in tech investment fund IPO

Bailador Technology Investments to focus on internet-related businesses.

ATO to tackle Apple, Google: report

Report says showdown between tax office and tech companies on the cards.

Apple pulls iOS software update

Apple has removed an update of its mobile software amid user complaints.

Google must improve search settlement or face charges: EU

Competition chief Almunia says formal charges are next logical step.

Alibaba IPO becomes world's largest

Raising of $US25 billion eclipses previous record by Agricultural Bank of China.

Urbanise stock jumps 40% on ASX debut

The cloud-based services company's IPO was fully subscribed and closed eight days early.

Yahoo set for Alibaba IPO windfall

Internet giant poised to collect $US5.1bn from stake in Chinese company's float.

ASX buys 49% stake in Yieldbroker

ASX looks to bulk up derivatives trading business by claiming stake in electronic markets firm.

Aconex eyes November listing

Local software company plans October book build, size of offer yet to be disclosed.

Urbanise closes IPO early

Online building services group closes $20m offer fully subscribed.

Quadrant claims $140m stake in tech firm

Quadrant Private Equity secures 45% stake in Canberra Data Centres: report.

Square Peg’s $100m step on global stage

James Packer-backed tech venture capital firm plans $100m push into Israel and US.

German court overturns Uber ban

Court rules against challenge by German cab drivers.

Global Payments to buy Aust rival

E-payment services provider Global Payments strikes $305m deal to acquire Ezidebit.

Microsoft buys Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5bn

Tech giant acquires Minecraft creator, but founder, game creator, CEO announce exit.

Apple iPhone 6 pre-order demand overwhelms

by AAP
Over four million phones sold in 24 hours, exceeding initial supply.