Mark April 23, 2015 as the day the Nasdaq market finally left the dot-com crash, and billions of dollars lost to the first technology bubble, behind.
Apple has won an appeal in China over patent rights to voice recognition software such as the iPhone's "Siri", with a court overruling an earlier decision that had gone against the US technology giant.
Google's latest Internet revolution this week saw the web giant modify its search algorithm to favour mobile-friendly sites, in a bid to upstage Apple that US media branded a "mobilegeddon".
The Apple Watch made its global debut on Friday in a launch aimed at making the California giant the overnight leader in wearable technology.
Apple Watch is coming, but don't expect long queues of people waiting to snare a limited supply of the new devices.
The Apple Watch goes on sale on Friday but Chinese factories are already churning out cheaper alternatives, to the delight of local consumers.
Apple says some customers will be getting the new Apple Watch sooner than expected.
South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix saw its net profit shoot up 61 percent on-year in the first quarter on strong demand for chips for new mobile devices, the company said Thursday.
HBO Now, the cable channel's new stand-alone streaming service, is both a blessing and a curse.