The Google building at Barrow street, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The private lunch in Brussels, a week before Christmas Day in 2012, had an almost celebratory air. Google chairman Eric Schmidt and then-European comp(...)

Irleand’s Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon

Above a Centra shop in Portarlington sits one of the world’s most important regulatory offices pertaining to online privacy.From May 18th, the office (...)

EU commissioner for competition Margrethe Vestager holds a press conference discussing the antitrust charges against Google. Photograph: Gary Cameron/Reuters

(...) commissioner Margrethe Vestager issued a “statement of objection” against Google, accusing the technology giant(...)

Barry Cryan, Conal O’Neill, Pat Walsh and Anthony Killeen from winning Mayo company PanelDuct. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Environment category the winner was REDT, which has developed a new electricity storage technology offering a(...)

Carlos Moedas, European commissioner for research, science and innovation , addresses delegates at the  opening of the Paddy O’Keeffe Innovation Centre at Teagasc Moorepark, Fermoy, Co Cork

(...) about to embark on a €10 million investment in Moorepark Technology, co-funded by the dairy industry(...)

Twitter has told all of its non-US users, who make up 77 per cent of all accounts, that from May 18th its services will be provided by Twitter International Company, the entity behind its Dublin operations.  Photograph: Reuters

The Laois office of the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) will from next month assume responsibility for policing the privacy of about 300 million mo(...)

From left: John Rockett, Zamano chairman, Michael Connolly, chief financial officer and Ross Conlon, chief executive, at the firm’s most recent agm Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

(...) company’s technology be used as a conduit by e-commerce providers to bill Three’s customers directly via(...)

Nokia’s chief executive Rajeev Suri speaks during a press conference in Nokia headoffice in Espoo, Finland

(...) conference. “There is nothing extraordinary in the commitment to France ... It actually makes total business(...)

Global Shares for managing employee equity plans

Cork-based technology firm Global Shares has announced a major expansion plan which will create 80(...)

Michael McElligott photographed at Guild House, IFSC Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

(...) technology conference in Boston and hinted that he might be interested in moving into the business world(...)