Bell Labs president Marcus Weldon: argues we are at the beginning of the ‘connected-augmented’ revolution.

“Maybe we’re on the verge of a technological revolution,” says Marcus Weldon, the 13th president of Bell Labs and corporate chief technology officer a(...)

Kieran Drain (right), chief executive of the Tyndall National Institute, with Damien English, Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, at the launch of the Tyndall 2014 annual report. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Organisations involved in commercialising R&D argue that strong national R&D programmes that bring together third-level researchers and ind(...)

Optical fibre: researchers at San Diego received data after it voyaged 12,000km through cables with standard amplifiers and no electronic regenerators.

Over two billion kilometres of optical fibres have been installed worldwide, a string of glass that could be wrapped around the globe 50,000 times. I(...)

Ireland’s largest research centre, the Tyndall National Institute, is to head a European consortium which is looking to create thermally intelligent (...)

Billionaire John C Malone, the biggest landowner in the US has now set his sites on creating an Irish property portfolio. Photographer: Matthew Staver/Bloomberg via Getty Images

American billionaire John Malone says he buys land because, reprising the Mark Twain adage, they are not making it anymore. But it’s mostly because(...)

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(...)

Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave and Dell’s president of EMEA  Aongus Hegarty outside the door of Room 2713 - the dorm room where Dell began. The PC giant will recreate the university dorm room at this year’s Web Summit.

Alcatel-Lucent chief technology officer Marcus Weldon, House of Cards executive producer Dana Brunetti and U2 frontman Bono have been added to the (...)

Eric Schmidt: the chairman of Google’s new book – co-written with Jonathan Rosenberg – is premised around companies and corporate cultures being built around people they call “smart creatives”. photograph: victor j blue/bloomberg

Can Google’s winning ways be applied to all kinds of businesses? The authors of How Google Works, Eric Schmidt, Google’s former chief executive, and J(...)

Prof Valeria Nicolosi and Prof Jonathan Coleman, whose teams are leading the charge on 2D materials at the Amber research centre at Trinity. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The future is flat, and things will never be the same, according to 180 scientists who are attending a conference in Dublin. The latest flat techno(...)

Mark Ferguson, Director of of SFI Science Foundation Ireland, photographed in the Science Gallery, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/Irish Times

More than €1.7 million in funding has been made available to support twenty new high-potenial industry-academia partnerships. The funding, whic(...)