UCD is prioritising research into the Internet of Things, said college president Prof Andrew Deeks and Prof Staszewski (above) would strengthen UCD’s involvement in this sector, he added. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

An internationally recognised expert in wireless technology is to take up a research professorship which includes five-year funding worth €5 million. (...)

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TODAY Results: Avid Technology; Harvey Norman. Indicators: German IFO – current assessment (August); US new home sales (July). TOMORROW(...)

Out Wednesday: UK retail sales (Apr).  Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/Bloomberg

TODAY Results: Babcock International; Kabel Deutschland; Ryanair. Meetings: Eban congress (Dublin Castle, D2); Datalex AGM (Eastpoint Business Park, D(...)

Dublin-based IT services company Agile Networks has announced it is to double its workforce over the next 18 months, which will see the creatio(...)

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The Debenhams store on Oxford Street, London. The group’s chief  financial officer resigned after  a  warning  of a  profits plunge as a hoped-for sales surge in the last week before Christmas failed to materialise. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA

World stock markets kicked off 2014 with a whimper yesterday, weighed down by disappointing Chinese manufacturing data. After their best run in 15 yea(...)

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TODAYResults: Genesco; Charteris.Meetings: ICOS national conference (Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise, Co Laois).Indicators: UK Nationwide housing prices ((...)

Tyndall National Institute chief executive Kieran Drain launched their annual report for 2012 today.  Photograph: Provision

The Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork collaborated in 81 European Union research projects with a total budget of €212 million in 2(...)

Jimmy Martin and Austin Ryan founded the AMCS Group in 2003 to supply software solutions and vehicle technology to the environmental and waste sectors(...)

Prof Anita Maguire and Dr Padraig Cantillon-Murphy who are shortlisted for the UCC Invention of the Year Awards, with previous winner, Prof Peter O’Keeffe, Tyndall National Institute. photograph: daragh mc sweeney/provision

A number of groundbreaking innovations are vying for the UCC Invention of the Year award which will be announced today. Among this year’s shortlist f(...)