Bank of Ireland was the standout stock on the Dublin market on Monday, according to one analyst. The bank’s shares  finished at 36 cent

European shares reversed early losses and closed up yesterday, with persistent concerns about Greece’s debt situation offset by optimism that a reshu(...)

Workers prepare for the opening of an Apple store in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province earlier this year. Apple is expected to show a 20% jump in  Q2 earnings on Monday. (Photograph: Chance Chan/ Reuters)

US stocks rose amid optimism better-than- estimated technology earnings will extend last week’s rally, while European shares advanced as Greece reshu(...)

 Unveiled with backing of some of music’s top stars, the Tidal streaming service led by rap mogul Jay Z has gotten off to a rocky start. After a brief spike in interest following its relaunch on March 30th, Tidal was on April 22th, 2015 the 872nd most downloaded iPhone app in the United States, and the 51st among music apps. It has fared little better in most other countries. Sweden, Tidal’s base, was the only country where it entered the top five list for downloaded apps, according to tracking service App Annie. (Photograph/AFP/Getty Images)

Jay Z took to Twitter to defend his new streaming music service Tidal, after news reports suggested that the app was slipping into early oblivion. I(...)

Apple is expected to report good growth driven by iPhone sales, with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus both a success. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg.

A slew of technology companies including Apple, Twitter, LinkedIn, LogMeIn and Yelp have results out this week. They follow the heavyweights of US te(...)

Twitter: results out tomorrow.  Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
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MEP Brian Hayes said the European Commission should not use its new Digital Single Market strategy, due to be announced on May 6th, for political ends. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The European Union should not use its Digital Single Market proposal to target large US tech firms for “political means”, Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes sa(...)

 The lack of queues at Apple stores will make it hard to judge popular demand for the watch, which comes in 38 variations with prices ranging from $349 to $10,000. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters 1:37

The Apple Watch launched globally on Friday with a small queue of Japanese tech-addicts lining up in Tokyo for Apples first wearable gadget, but there(...)

 Apple watch: news journalists not on the technology beat confess to glazing over when big snazzy product launches like those for the Apple Watch are reported.  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

My thoughts on the Apple Watch are not sophisticated. Mostly, the way the circular app icons cluster on the interface reminds me of those dottily chee(...)

Pretax profit at chip maker ARM rose 24 per cent to £120.5 million, and revenue climbed 22 per cent to £227.5 million. Photograph: Arm Holdings/Bloomberg

ARM Holdings, the British chip designer whose technology powers Apple’s iPhones, said it made an encouraging start to the year, reporting first-quarte(...)

Siri has been in trouble many times before. In 2011, the assistant declined to offer information on abortion clinics. She also swore at a 12-year-old boy. Image: Getty

Apple is refusing to comment on allegations that the Russian language version of its voice-controlled virtual assistant, Siri, has provided homophobic(...)