Microsoft corporate vice-president Panos Panay introduces a new laptop titled the Microsoft Surface Book at a media event for new Microsoft products  in New York. Microsoft also unveiled a virtual reality head set titled the HoloLens, a phone titled the Lumia 950, a tablet titled the Surface Pro 4 and a biometrics wristband titled the Band 2. Photograph:  Andrew Burton/Getty Images

(...) “to help drive further consumer demand and ideally start to change the perception of Microsoft as a(...)

Austrian Max Schrems filed a data privacy infringement lawsuit against Facebook. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Q: The ECJ has ruled transatlantic data transfers under the “Safe Harbour” provision invalid. Has Europe’s highest court just broken the internet? A: (...)

Guests use Gear VR virtual reality headsets during a preview session. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

(...) consumer adoption, as the console continues to evolve to become the core home entertainment centre(...)

EU-US trade and diplomatic relations are sailing into uncharted waters after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled invalid the “Safe Harbour” arrangements allowing streamlined EU citizen data transfer to the US. Photo: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire 0:48

EU-US trade and diplomatic relations are sailing into uncharted waters after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled invalid the “Safe Harbour” arra(...)

The European Court of Justice will rule  on the Safe Harbour agreement between the US and the EU. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Europe’s top court is to deliver its verdict on an agreement that gave US spy chiefs access to the online data of millions of citizens. Austrian priva(...)

The Apple ruling comes at an unfortunate time for Ireland, as the whole structure on which these big companies pay tax is under the microscope. Photo: Bloomberg
Apple Pay is slow to take off

Google’s Android Pay were both introduced this year -- but the consumer hasn’t yet. Merchants who(...)

ESB chief executive Pat O’Doherty: ‘We have to be ready for the new concept of the prosumer.’   Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

(...) of renewables to address decarbonisation. The other piece in the mix is technology which is beginning(...)

(...) assistance programme”. Statistics bear out the OECD’s optimism. Consumer spending is contributing to(...)

Students at the Gradireland fair can avail of opportunities at the event in the RDS, such as tips for dressing for interviews, CV workshops, and meeting potential employers and graduates who are currently on their programmes. The organisers say there will be more than 120 companies at the event

(...) professions such as banking, insurance and finance,” says Mitchell. “But IT and technology are big employers(...)

PowerUp 3.0: $50

There are some things that make you wonder if there is an actual point to making them “smart”. Like this paper plane, for example. The PowerUp 3.0 is (...)