Bono, of U2, the Irish band with Dutch tax residency:  31st on the list of movers and shakers in the tax world. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The International Tax Review is a London-based multimedia publication that is a major source of information and debate for those whose profession and/(...)

A Google self-driving vehicle is parked at the Computer History Museum after a presentation in Mountain View, California

Google is laying the groundwork for a version of Android that would be built directly into cars, sources said, allowing drivers to enjoy all the benef(...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel told the Bundestag that Ireland was a good example of how the economic approach pushed by Berlin could bear fruit. Ireland had “followed consequentially the path of reform” and was now “growing strongly, attracting investment with unemployment dropping step by step”, she said. “This shows what decisive action can achieve.” Photograph: Reuters

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has welcomed the move by the European Commission to extend a request for information on tax rulings to all 28 EU member states, a(...)

1,357,400 – the average audience for The Late Late Toy Show in November.  Photograph: Alan Betson

1,357,400Average audience for The Late Late Toy Show in November. Although the number of viewers was down slightly on last year, it was once again the(...)

For about the outlay for a decent laptop, you can get a piece of kit that will automatically find planets, constellations, galaxies and other interstellar ports of call

Forget other people. Instead, think about yourself. For a tech-oriented gift, that is. If you’re making a list and checking it twice, it’s worth lo(...)

Apple has halted online sales in Russia -- just three weeks after boosting the price of an iPhone 6 by about 25 per cent to 39,990 rubles. The value of that iPhone sale when converted into dollars already has plummeted to about $585 from $847. (Photograph: Shizuo Kambayashi)

As one of 144 million Russian consumers that companies from Apple to Renault are trying to reach, university professor Elena Grekhnyova is feeling the(...)

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella: the company has argued that access to the certain data requires a petition to an Irish District Court. Photograph: Stephen Brashear/Getty

Microsoft’s rivals and other US technology companies have supported the software giant in a legal bid to stop the US government obtaining customer in(...)

Sketch of the new Skoda Superb

Skoda this week unveiled the new Superb in heavily disguised prototype form, but this sketch image, which surfaced on a Czech website, is apparently t(...)

Lei Jun, founder and CEO of China’s mobile company Xiaomi.  This year the Chinese smartphone manufacturer is poised to cement its place as one of the most powerful phone-makers in the world’s most important market.(Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters)

In China, the smartphone battle used to be Samsung versus Apple. But not anymore. Over the summer, a Chinese company, Xiaomi, took the No. 1 position (...)

Paypal’s lending programme could prove critical as the company spins off next year from parent eBay, to compete in an increasingly crowded payments-processing industry.  (Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES)

PayPal is pushing to expand into the alternative lending market popularised by faster growing start-ups such as Lending Club, after already advancing(...)