‘The non-stop consumer is mobile, social and harder to impress,’ says Accenture Ireland’s head of strategy, Ryan Shanks. Photograph: Thinkstock

Travelling, writing, talking, banking, television, music, friendship, money and countless other things besides – all have been radically transforme(...)

UniTuition is a new online grinds service designed to help third-level students.  It was set up in 2014 by Sean Judge (right) and Orla McCallion

UniTuition is a new online grinds service designed to help third-level students fill crucial gaps in their knowledge.It was set up in 2014 by Sean Jud(...)

A security van entering Westminster Magistrates’ Court in central London, believed to be carrying Navinder Singh Sarao, the futures trader facing charges of contributing to the 2010 “flash crash”. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

A UK futures trader operating out of a suburban London house is fighting extradition to the United States to face fraud charges, including allegations(...)

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunge more than 600 points in a matter of minutes during the “flash crash”. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

A UK futures trader has been charged by US authorities with wire and commodities fraud for allegedly contributing to the 2010 “flash crash”, which saw(...)

Darragh Kirby with Alistair Blair, Accenture Ireland country managing director. Photograph: Chris Bellew

UCD Innovation Academy graduate Darragh Kirby has won this year’s Accenture Leaders of Tomorrow competition for the Groopeze (groopeze.com) online (...)

Accenture reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue on Thursday, helped by growth in outsourcing revenue from North American clients. Photograph: Albert Gea/Files/Reuters

Consulting and outsourcing company Accenture raised its full-year revenue growth forecast for the second time as it won more business, mainly in its o(...)

A BlackBerry  Classic smartphone: company results are out on Friday.    Photograph: Pau Barrena/Bloomberg
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Philip Smith, former chief executive of RSA Ireland, arriving at the Employment Appeals Tribunal. The tribunal heard that Mr Smith rang the chairman of the company’s Irish board on the day the terms of an internal financial inquiry were being framed. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Former RSA Ireland chief executive Philip Smith rang the chairman of the insurer’s Irish board and asked: “Can you do your best for me?” on the day th(...)

The Nimbus Centre at CIT

Cork Institute of Technology’s Nimbus Centre will help companies undertake “risk-free innovation” to bring their business into the digital era.The Ni(...)

Philip Smith: former chief executive of RSA painted a picture of a successful Irish business that had its presses raided in the boom years by its parent company in the UK. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Such was the heat in a packed room hearing Philip Smith’s constructive dismissal case against British insurer RSA, that the staff at the Employment A(...)