Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, who is testing the patience of investors after earnings missed analysts’ estimates for a second straight quarter. Photo: Getty Images

(...) climbed 23 per cent to $19.3 billion. Expenses jumped 24 per cent to $19.4 billion. Amazon remains one of(...)

Dermot Desmond: bought another stake for about €3.5m in Canadian-listed firm Mountain Province Diamonds. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

(...) transaction, however, in a “private off-market transaction” for about €7 million to an unnamed investor(...)

The Government’s data site is in its initial stages as Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin admitted in a meeting. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Government’s new open-data portal is not yet where it would like it to be, Minister Brendan(...)

(...) soon start hiring staff for the Irish arm, and hopes to have about 10 new employees on board by the end(...)

Cathal O’Connell: “The BMI brand has huge heritage, over 70 years of heritage.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

(...) to providing IT back-up until October, but after that, the new airline was on its own.Failure to get(...)

(...) compelled to leave Ireland but sought a new challenge. “I wanted to push myself a little bit. I had worked(...)

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Phones to fall back on. 12% Percentage growth expected by research firm IDC in the global tablet market(...)

Mary Curtis: ‘A lot of people record their programmes now. The challenge is to monetise that. It’s difficult, because people zip through the ads.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Street and Emmerdale – which currently show on TV3 – in May, the new station acquired the rights to(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tanaiste Joan Burton speak to reporters at the publication of the Action Plan for Jobs in Dublin this afternoon. Photograph: Collins

(...), placed a huge emphasis in his comments on the need to build new houses. He intimated that it would have a(...)

‘I wouldn’t change a thing’: Nuala Ní Chonchúir with her sons Cuan (left) and Finn and daughter Juno at home in Ballinasloe. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

(...) and raise it. So I left Ullapool in the spring and flew home to Dublin, holding new life inside me(...)