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(...)

Altocloud chief executive Barry O’Sullivan: said research showed the leading concern for students considering Stem careers is whether they would fit in.

Companies in Ireland have been urged to do more to help encourage a love of science and technology in young people. A number of leading business repre(...)

Telecoms and network equipment provider PlanNet21 is to recruit a further 50 staff to work in its new Dublin headquarters in Citywest Business Campus.(...)

Graffiti artist Finbar 247’s work at the foyer of University College Hospital Galway. Photograph: Nicholas Grundy

Finbar 247 has seen the inside of police vans in Germany and has, at times, attracted more than a passing interest from gardaí for his work. He is (...)

 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(...)