In London, supermarket giant Tesco was back under pressure with a decline of nearly 3 per cent or 4.6p to 180.6p. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire.

European stocks were little changed today as investors signalled they are likely to hold fire until they see stronger signs of a recovery. Values slu(...)

Google Nest’s products include a self-learning, smartphone-controlled thermostat that learns your movements and adjusts temperature accordingly. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Google’s Nest Labs on Tuesday unveiled an industry group to encourage makers of smart home gadgets like locks and light bulbs to use Thread, a new sta(...)

“ARM are present in 95 per cent of smartphones and 50 per cent of iPads/tablet PCs,” says Duolog co-founder Mark O’Donovan. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

ARM Holdings, the London stock exchange and Nasdaq listed semi-conductor maker, plans to acquire Irish technology company Duolog Technologies. (...)

Samsung is stepping up its assault on the health market after it unveiled a prototype heath-monitoring wristband connected to a cloud-based service, w(...)

About 2.2 million CRH shares changed hands in Dublin yesterday, slightly more than usual. Photograph: Alan Betson

Tumbling technology share helped trigger the biggest decline in European markets in a month yesterday. Traders in Dublin said w(...)

Bank of Ireland was among the biggest winners on the Iseq yesterday,adding 5.52 per cent to 32 cent Photograph: Dara MacDonaill

World equity markets added to recent gains yesterday, as Wall Street hit a record high after strong factory data, while soft m(...)

Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen has pledged to maintain her predecessor’s stimulus policy. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Bloomberg

European stocks climbed yesterday, extending a third consecutive weekly gain, as investors heeded newly installed Federal Rese(...)

IMF managing director Christine Lagarde said falling unemployment and the bipartisan agreement over next year’s budget “gives us a much stronger outlook for 2014, which brings us to raising our forecast”. Photograph: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

European stocks continued to indulge in their bullish pre- Christmas mood, advancing for a fourth consecutive day and the biggest four-day rally since(...)

Google may use ARM’s technology to design its own server processors. Photograph: Reuters

British chip designer ARM Holdings Plc’s shares rose as much as 5.7 per cent after Bloomberg reported Google may use ARM’s technology to design its ow(...)

 Aer Lingus rose 1.4 per cent to €1.28 today, while Ryanair was flat at €5.99. Photograph: Alan Betson

Stocks were down fractionally across Europe, extending a pattern of modest decline. The FTSE 100 recorded its sixth weekly loss, which is its worst lo(...)