Mark Hurd, co-president of Oracle, said the company’s overall software business grew 8 per cent and that  the company was looking forward to its traditionally good second-quarter sales results.  Photograph: Bloomberg

Though the computer server market has been lacklustre in recent years, sales of “engineered systems” – hardware loaded with specially designed, comple(...)

Oracle co-president Mark Hurd speaks during the Oracle OpenWorld  conference in San Francisco yesterday. Photo: Bloomberg

Though the computer server market has been lacklustre in recent years, sales of “engineered systems” - hardware loaded with specially designed, comple(...)

Minister for Enterprise Arlene Foster has said she views the acquisition of local companies by large international corporations as “a tremendous endorsement” of local skills and talent. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

East Belfast may not boast a sports team as famous as the Cincinnati Reds. But one Dundonald company is hoping that its leap into the big league will (...)

Intel has bought Belfast-based telecoms software firm Aepona, ending speculation about the identity of its mystery buyer. The possibilit(...)