Trying out  Samsung Gear VR devices at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Ninety thousand executives, marketers and reporters gather in Barcelona this week for the event. Photograph: Reuters

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was on the charm offensive with wireless carriers and telecoms firms during his keynote address at Mobile World Co(...)

Visitors use mobiles to photograph a banner advert for the new Samsung Galaxy smart phone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is expected to detail more of his company’s plans to bring underserved parts of the world online(...)

 Carphone Warehouse Ireland managing director Peter Scott said the retailer’s performance represented a “sizeable turnaround in its Irish operations”. Photo: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Carphone Warehouse Ireland is back in the black after posting pre-tax profits of €2.1 million for 2014.This is a six-fold increase from the communicat(...)

Chief executive Albert Manifold said 2014 was a year of strong strategic, operational and financial progress for CRH.  Photo: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Mark PaulAlbert Manifold, chief executive of building materials giant CRH which reported strong growth on Thursday, says the company could take a deca(...)

US ambassador to Ireland Kevin O’Malley announcing details of Ireland’s involvement in the SXSWi festival, which  start on March 13th in Austin, Texas

The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, will be speaking at this year’s South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) festival in Texas, along with Irish entrepreneurs(...)

Google hosted a Youtube Irish Creators Day at its offices in Dublin recently. Pictured (from left) are YouTubers Melanie Murphy, David Nagle, Sean McLoughlin and Youtube partner manager Marco Danesi. Photograph: Dave Meehan

When Howard Davies-Carr uploaded a video clip of his two children to YouTube in 2007, little did he think it would become one of the most watched v(...)

Ged Nash: said access to credit is vital for SMEs to invest and grow and ultimately create more jobs

Peer-to-peer lender Linked Finance has received a €2.5 million investment from Frontline Ventures to expand Irish operations.The investment from the(...)

Bitcoin: Richard Hanlon, co-owner of Busyfeet & CoCo Cafe in Dublin, said 1-1.5 per cent of the cafe’s overall sales were paid for in bitcoin. He added that, from a retailer point of view, bitcoin was cheaper to accept than credit cards. Photograph: Stephen Lam

SNC Pilates and Busyfeet & Coco Café have joined a growing list of Irish businesses which accept the virtual currency bitcoin as payment.Sinéad N(...)

Providence Resources chief executive Tony O’Reilly addressing shareholders at the explorer’s AGM last year. Providence hopes to raise $25.75 million in a share placing. Photo: Eric LukeThe Irish Times

Irish oil and gas exploration firm Providence Resources has announced details of a share placing which it hopes will raise $25.75 million for the comp(...)

Pharmaceutical firm Horizon Pharma today announced 60 new jobs at the official opening of its global headquarters in Dublin.

Pharmaceutical firm Horizon Pharma today announced 60 new jobs at the official opening of its global headquarters in Dublin.The positions will be crea(...)