A successful Charter-Time Warner Cable deal would concentrate significant broadband power in one company. As such it is likely to face intense scrutiny from regulators

Charter Communications is nearing a deal to acquire Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion (about €50 billion), according to people familiar with th(...)

On May 1st, Amazon said that it had started reporting revenue from its operations in Britain, Germany, Italy and Spain. (Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters)

In the continuing battle between European and American tech companies, score one for Europe. In a move that could put pressure on its rivals to follo(...)

A bid for Time Warner Cable, the second-largest US cable company, would be the boldest move yet for French-Israeli tycoon Patrick Drahi. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Merger talks over Time Warner Cable are pitting French-Israeli tycoon Patrick Drahi against his former boss, media mogul John Malone. A bid for Time W(...)

Andrew Grier, M2M product manager: M2M is about connecting things and turning them into intelligent devices. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Machine to machine (M2M) technology is set to revolutionise many aspects of our lives and the way we do business. It’s already having a profound impac(...)

‘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(...)

It is probably appropriate (indeed, deliberate) that Denis Villeneuve’s gripping thriller concerning the war on drugs should end in murky confusions. (...)

The advances in car automation are impressive

‘My first customer was a lunatic. My second had a death wish.” It seems that Karl Benz did not have high confidence in the safety of his new product, (...)

Conservative author Peter Schweizer, a former speechwriter for Republican president George W Bush, has claimed in his book “Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich” that Hillary Clinton made policy decisions while US secretary of state that benefited donors to the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

The publisher of a controversial new book that looks at the ties between Bill and Hillary Clinton and donors to their charity has made several factual(...)

Director Woody Allen: says of his TV series  commission, “I’m doing my best with it. I’m struggling with it at home. I should never have gotten into this.” Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Award-winning film-maker Woody Allen fears his first foray into directing for the small screen will be a disaster, saying he should never have signed (...)

Flour power: Taoiseach Enda Kenny with presenter Alan Hughes and baker Catherine Leyden on TV3’s ‘Ireland AM’. Photgraph: Brian McEvoy
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Image of the week: Breakfast with Enda It was off to Ballymount this week for Enda Kenny, who dropped into TV3’s Ireland AM for the first time (...)