Last year, Facebook launched a mobile ad network, the Facebook Audience Network, designed to target users across different mobile apps using information Facebook has gleaned from the users’ Facebook usage

Last week, Facebook was forced to admit that it tracked the online activity of people who do not even have an account with the social network, which i(...)

The image of the self-replenishing fridge has come a step closer courtesy of Amazon’s new “shopping solution”. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

In all the years of chatter about the Internet of Things, one of the most-cited use cases has been the connected fridge that monitors your food levels(...)

The Irish marriage rate last year of 4.8 per thousand is exactly the same as that of 1864, the first year the marriage rate was recorded

Hark, the sound of wedding bells pealing across the land – the marriage rate is creeping back up, according to the latest CSO data released this week.(...)

Airbus aircraft: Germanwings parent company Lufthansa is taking relatives of the victims to the crash site in France. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The bare facts of the crash of Germanwings flight 4U9525 – 150 dead, including 16 German schoolchildren and two infants – were horrific enough before (...)

Anil Dash: the renowned blogger and entrepreneur will be just one of the many speakers addressing the conference in Killarney

Since its inaugural edition in 2012, Úll has become Ireland’s pre-eminent event for Apple- centric designers and developers. Úll attracts high-profile(...)

Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, speaks about the Apple Watch. Photograph: Jim Wilson/The New York Times

It is a rule of consumer technology that prices fall: what starts as an unfeasibly expensive gizmo eventually becomes affordable and accessible. The (...)

 Apple: planning a giant €850 million data centre in Athenry, Co Galway.

The announcement last month that Apple is to planning a giant €850 million data centre in Athenry, Co Galway, alongside a twin development in Denmark,(...)

Tom Kelley finds IDEO’s move to social innovation “so rewarding”. The firm has already built 23 schools based on design thinking as it changes education in Peru.

The past decade or so has seen the inexorable rise of design thinking as a guiding tenet in the business landscape, with the processes used by designe(...)

Last month, however, Google announced it was effectively shuttering the Glass “open beta” project, and withdrawing Glass from sale

‘Underpromise and overdeliver” is a widely cited mantra in the technology industry, but by its very nature, it’s a business that likes to invent the f(...)

Jason Mayden: “I was rejected by Nike three times, I wrote letters, I sent my portfolio, and on the next time, I figured instead of just sending queries through the mail, I would actually send a portion of who I am, and I just told my story rather than just show them my work”

Most boys want to become star athletes when they grow up; rather fewer want to become star designers. But for Jason Mayden, growing up in an unforg(...)