Kevin Melia at an Iona AGM in 2007. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

I hadn’t “seen the movie before”. None of us had. I was a rookie chief executive, straight out of academia with our spin-out company Iona. My co-found(...)

Garden enthusiasts enjoy  the Bloom festival in the Phoenix Park. Photograph: Artur Widak/PA Wire

Bord Bia’s Bloom festival in the Phoenix Park finishes today. Earlier, as I wandered around enjoying the 30 show gardens and related areas, I wondered(...)

Just before midnight on New Year’s Eve 2011, one of four software developers at OpenSSL Software Foundation (OSF) instructed his computer to accept a (...)

On Wednesday evening, in the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Kilmainham, Dublin, the winners of The Irish Times (...)

Apple’s CarPlay system is seen in the touchscreen console of a Ferrari FF automobile, produced by Ferrari SpA, as it stands on display at the company’s stand on day two of the 84th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland

Smart phone apps abound for the car driver. On a quick browse of my app store, I found apps for route planning and traffic jam avoidance; car s(...)

 Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

One of the first observations made by Microsoft’s new 46-year-old CEO Satya Nadella was that “our industry does not respect tradition – it only(...)

In my column of November 26th, 2012, I wrote about an inspirational New Zealand entrepreneur, Len Hutchins. He is celebrated both for initiating his c(...)

The news this week that the US intelligence agencies and the UK’s Government Communications HQ (GCHQ) have being stalking around as avatars inside the(...)

The European Central Bank has just cut interest rates to a record low, of just 0.25 per cent. Interest rates are similarly depressed, and for some tim(...)

This summer’s film comedy The Internship features two wristwatch sales men – Billy (Vince Vaughn) and Nick (Owen Campbell) – who find themselves out o(...)