Damien Murtagh: “While we have adapted to digital technologies, we still like to feel, see and touch physical objects. What was needed was something which would be as fast to physically build as it would be to digitally draw the equivalent on screen.”

In the first of our profiles of the finalists in this year’s Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation awards we look at the three of the cutting edge (...)

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi said it will assess the need for further stimulus early next year. Photograph: Markku Ojala/EPA

European stocks fell after European Central Bank president Mario Draghi said it will assess the need for further stimulus early next year, putting (...)

Out Wednesday: euro zone retail sales (Oct).  Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
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TODAY Results: Aberdeen Asset Management; Envivio. Indicators: Irish live register (Nov); euro zone manufacturing PMI (Nov); Irish manufacturing PMI ((...)

The Westin is among a number of propeties acquired by Liberty Global chairman John Malone

Billionaire Irish American businessman John Malone, who owns a number of prestigous properties in Ireland, didn’t just reduce his company’s tax bill w(...)

Google and Barnes & Noble are joining forces to tackle their mutual rival Amazon in the books market. Photo: Bloomberg

Google and Barnes & Noble are joining forces to tackle their mutual rival Amazon, zeroing in on a service that Amazon has long dominated: the fast(...)

Stock markets fell sharply in Europe as Middle East crisis intensifies. Photograph: EPA

European stocks fell sharply as violence in the Middle East escalated and a report showed the US economy shrank in the first quarter by the most sinc(...)

Building giant CRH fell 0.77 per cent to close the day at €20.62.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Iseq fell 0.3 per cent today as Dublin tracked the performance of the major(...)

Investors monitor stock market prices: benchmark indices fell in 17 of the 18 western European markets yesterday.  Photograph: Bazuki Muhammad/Reuters

The Iseq dropped about 0.8 per cent yesterday, in line with dips across most European exchanges, as gloom enveloped markets for the second day running(...)

A Barnes and Noble store in New York. The company has been trying to navigate the shift by readers away from paper books with its Nook brand of tablets and e-readers

US book retailer Barnes and Noble sank the most in 17 months after posting a loss that was twice as wide as analysts estimated and said it would stop(...)