iPhone 6: ARM Holdings is behind the processor in the phone. Photograph: AFP PHOTO

ARM Holdings, the British firm behind the processor in Apple’s iPhone 6, reported a better than expected 25 per cent rise in profits yesterday, and pr(...)

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(...)