Tech giants including Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Dropbox and more than two dozen other Internet companies have filed legal briefs supporting Apple in its encryption battle with the US government.

Tech giants including Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Dropbox and more than two dozen other Internet companies have filed legal briefs supporting Apple i(...)

 Facebook: the social network wants to bridge the new mobile economy for small businesses. Photograph:   Reuters/Dado Ruvic

Facebook has unveiled a new movie maker tool for businesses, aimed at helping them create promotional videos in a matter of minutes. With eight billi(...)

At Britvic’s employee conference,  the warehouse operative and customer management teams’ ideas included building  pyramids of products
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1 Ask Me Anything (AMAs) – Riot Games: Gathering open feedback is vital to the culture at Riot Games, developer and publisher of the online game Leag(...)

Great BT Charity Shops Challenge: BT volunteers Garreth Fennell, John O’Driscoll and Mike Cormac at the Irish Cancer Society store in Rathmines

Most companies like to think of themselves as socially responsible – and they like their employees, customers and the wider public to think of them t(...)

Mobile World Congress: will host some of the world’s largest communication firms, with many unveiling phones and gadgets. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Almost 100,000 people are expected to attend Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, with companies such as Samsung, LG and Sony due to unveil t(...)

The announcement that Xtra-vision was finally closing will come as no surprise to anyone who has been observing trends in video and entertainment consumption. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

It is no consolation to the hundreds of people who lost their jobs this week, but the announcement that Xtra-vision was finally closing will come as n(...)

Adapt, the centre for digital content technology won the research award via Science Foundation Ireland. Photograph: Getty Images

A research centre that helps pull together digital content has received funding worth €50 million from the State and from private industry. Adapt, th(...)

Channel Mechanics develops software that supports companies’ sales and promotions.

NUI Galway-based technology company, Channel Mechanics, is raising €2 million from State agency Enterprise Ireland and other investors to develop its (...)

Workers at an Amazon warehouse: the company, one of the so-called four ‘fang stocks’, is a major reason why the S&P 500 was in the black in 2015.  Photograph: REUTERS/Fred Greaves

The S&P 500 is in danger of recording its first calendar year loss since 2008, with a handful of high-flying technology stocks keeping the index a(...)

For the first quarter, the company reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit

Network equipment maker Cisco Systems, which employs more than 250 people inIreland forecast, adjusted profit and revenue growth for the second quart(...)