Patrick Grehan of Dare Technology, Martin Wall, Manager of the Entrepreneur Ship, Ireland’s first innovation centre for marine and energy startups and companies and S/Lt. Richard Chute of the Irish Naval Services.

More than 350 start-up events will take place in five cities across Ireland this week, making the Startup Gathering one of the biggest national start-(...)

Computer logs from infected routers suggest the attacks have been taking place for at least a year

Security researchers say they have uncovered previously unknown attacks on routers which direct traffic around the Internet, allowing hackers to harve(...)

Google’s new data centre will employ people in a variety of roles.  Photograph:  Reuters/Dado Ruvic/Files

Google is building a new data centre in Ireland and investing €150 million in the project. The centre will be its second owned and operated data faci(...)

Barry O’Sullivan with students Jenna Howe and Donal Ryan at an event to publicise Science Foundation Ireland’s Smart Futures programme

Dragon’s Den star and Smart Futures ambassador Barry O’Sullivan’s stellar career in the technology sector came about almost by chance. The man who he(...)

PlanNet21 Communications co-founder Denise Tormey.

Technology firm PlanNet21 Communications is to invest €20 million building a data centre in Dublin, and expanding its employee numbers in Ireland. Th(...)

BlackBerry said two licensing deals, with Cisco Systems and an unnamed company, made “significant contributions,” but did not disclose the terms. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

BlackBerry shares fell yesterday on uncertainty about what drove growth in the company’s crucial software segment in the first quarter. Shares were of(...)

Denise Tormey:  president and co-founder of PlanNet 21, a specialist integrator of technology solutions 0:46

Denise Tormey is the president and co-founder of PlanNet 21, a specialist integrator of technology solutions. After graduating with an honours degree (...)

Set for take-off: helping people to move around public spaces, such as offices and airports, is the next great challenge facing the early-stage indoor mapping sector

Captain James T Kirk believed that space was the final frontier. He was wrong. Scientists may not have finished mapping the universe we live in, but a(...)

There is a growing convergence between the internet of things and the world of manufacturing. Photograph: Reuters/Lee Jae-Won

Often considered one of the most traditional areas of business, the manufacturing sector is outstripping every other industry in the adoption of cutti(...)

 Apple: planning a giant €850 million data centre in Athenry, Co Galway.

The announcement last month that Apple is to planning a giant €850 million data centre in Athenry, Co Galway, alongside a twin development in Denmark,(...)