Apple sold 74.83 million smartphones in the fourth quarter, ahead of the 73.03 million phones sold by Samsung

Apple edges out Samsung in smartphone sales

04 Mar Apple sold the most number of smartphones globally in the fourth quarter, overtaking Samsung for the first time since 2011, according to research firm Gartner.

Google has been subject to a long running European probe which stemmed from rivals' complaints

Google's Schmidt meets EU competition chief

03 Mar Google chief Eric Schmidt has had a first meeting with the EU's new competition regulator to discuss a long-running probe into the company which could lead to a massive fine.

New Samsung Galaxy S6 unveiled in Barcelona this week

Galaxy S6: How did we do?

03 Mar Last week Niall Kitson predicted what Samsung's tentpole smartphone needed to be. How close did his predictions turn out?

Mobile World Congress 2015 runs from 2-5 March

Mobile World Congress 2015

26 Feb Barcelona in Spain is playing host to the world's leading technology companies as part of this year's Mobile World Congress takes place.

HTC launches its new One M9 smartphone in Barcelona

HTC unveils new devices at Barcelona

02 Mar HTC has announced a new flagship smartphone, a virtual reality headset and a wearable fitness tracker at its Mobile World Congress press conference in Barcelona.

Google's regional headquarters will remain in Dublin

Google merges European divisions - source

26 Feb Google has combined its two European regional divisions as it seeks to meet the challenges of tougher regulation across the continent, a source close to the company said today.