Apple Inc. is a US multinational corporation that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics and computer software. Its iPads and iPhones are among the most successful products in the world.
The company regularly comes under fire from consumer and data protection advocates. It is also being criticized for its contractors' labor practices, as well as its environmental practices. This is a collection of DW's latest content on Apple.
Spotify has accused Apple of unfair competitive practices, saying it "didn't have a choice" but to file a complaint with anti-trust regulators. Both Apple and Spotify run competing music streaming services in Europe.
Valentine's Day is just around the corner. German author and journalist Michaela Vieser is an expert on love, and has written a book about how it's expressed in different ways around the world. From a penis parade in Japan to an Austrian apple armpit dance, she's discovered that these diverse customs reveal much about foreign cultures as well as our own understanding of this complex emotion.
Apple has agreed to pay ten years of back taxes to France. It's the latest US Company to strike a deal with France, which has led a push through the European Union for higher taxes on technology giants. Keith Walker speaks with DW business correspondent Andreas Becker, who begins with the amount of back tax Apple is paying.
After the last two weeks, there is no denying that China's slowing economy is beginning to impact bottom lines and stock markets around the world. Even though GDP growth is brisk compared to many nations, China's growing command of the global economy means even a slight cooling off means real trouble for countries whose growth is linked to it.