An employee select a bunch of Fyffes bananas at  a Fyffes ripening and fruit distribution plant. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Fruit distributor Fyffes said earnings continued to grow strongly in the first half of the year, and group revenue rose almost 9 per cent as it said (...)

David Marcus, vice president of messaging products at Facebook, speaks during the Facebook F8 Developers Conference in San Francisco, earlier this year. Photograpr: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Move over Siri and Cortana - Facebook developing its own digital assistant for its Messenger service. The personal digital assistant, called “M”, wil(...)

Irish Ferries vessel the Isle of Inishmore arriving at Dublin Port. Photograph: Eric Luke.

  Revenue at Irish Continental Group rose 9.5 per cent in the first half of the year, as the number of cars carried rose during the period(...)

  Technology firm Intercom is set to double in size over the next 12 months after it raised $35 million in funding. As part of the pla(...)

‘Bidding to host the ICIS conference is very competitive and Dublin won out against Munich, Vienna and Istanbul,’ said Prof Brian Fitzgerald of Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh / The IrisH Times

Dublin is to host an international tech conference after its bid was chosen ahead of a number of European cities. Up to 1,500 delegates will attend t(...)

If your iPhone photos are a little blurry and out of focus, it might not be down to your lack of camera skills. Apple is recalling a limited number(...)

Peter Crosby, chief executive, Mainstay Medical. Picture: Nick Bradshaw

Medical device firm Mainstay Medical International said it has agreed a debt facility of up to $15 million (€13.1 millon). The company, which is dev(...)

Pat Kenny at the launch of UTV Ireland at the Marker Hotel in Dublin. The station has struggled to grow its audience.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

UTV has confirmed it is in discussions to sell its television assets. The company was responding to media speculation in recent days that it was pla(...)

Vodafone’s new services will include co-location, managed hosting, private cloud and infrastructure as a service. Photograph: The Irish Times

Vodafone Ireland is investing €7 million as it seeks to bring new data-centre services to customers. The move is part of Vodafone’s plan to beef up it(...)