Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright in Netflix’s House of Cards

Nielsen, the company that measures TV audiences, will begin offering data on viewing by Netflix and Amazon Prime subscribers for the first time starti(...)

A custom-built drone developed for Crocs Japan GK carries a pair of Crocs Norlin sneakers while flying during a media preview at the company’s temporary “aerial store” in Tokyo . Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

Amazon has won approval from US federal regulators to test a delivery drone outdoors, as the e-commerce company pursues its goal of sending packages t(...)

The chief secretary to the treasury Danny Alexander speaking in the Commons yesterday. Photograph: PA Wire

Increased penalties for people who fail to pay taxes due on money held in offshore banks, along with levying significant fines on companies who try t(...)

Investment in European technology companies reached a four-year high in 2014

Investment in European technology companies reached a four-year high in 2014, with $5.7 billion going to 855 deals, a 78 per cent rise in funding on t(...)

The Irish Times Generation Emigration project received more than 120 ‘Ireland and Me’ pieces by emigrants.

Last November, Generation Emigration ran an "Ireland and Me" competition, inviting readers overseas to tell us about their relationship with the ol(...)

Planet Business

In numbers: Neeson goes green 3 million Number of Facebook fans of Tourism Ireland, which this week shared a 60-second film in which movie star Liam N(...)

Chinese online retail giant Alibaba’s founder Jack Ma as he smiles waiting for the trading to open on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York.

Amazon has opened a store on Alibaba’s Tmall. com, seeking to reach Chinese shoppers as the web retailer tries to expand in the world’s second-biggest(...)

A man takes a picture of Motorola Moto X smartphones during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Photograph: REUTERS/Albert Gea

The Irish made their presence felt at Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC), announcing multimillion-euro deals and partnerships. More than 30 Irish compa(...)

 Apple: planning a giant €850 million data centre in Athenry, Co Galway.

The announcement last month that Apple is to planning a giant €850 million data centre in Athenry, Co Galway, alongside a twin development in Denmark,(...)

Amazon said it was common practice for free trials for services to convert to a paid subscription unless cancelled

An offer of a “free trial” of Amazon’s Prime delivery service has been banned in Britain after a watchdog found the online retail giant misled consume(...)