Rolls Royce: results out on Friday.  Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg
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TODAY Results: Hasbro. Indicators: Euro zone Sentix investor confidence (Feb); US labour market conditions index (Jan); German trade balance (Dec) and(...)

By 2019, 69 per cent of the world’s population, or 5.2 billion people, are expected to be mobile phone users. Photograph: AP Photo/Ng Han Guan

If everybody has a smartphone, maybe we’ll soon just start calling them phones.Cisco Systems has published its annual multiyear forecast for global (...)

Aer Lingus ends day up at €2.14 on the back of about 730 trades. Photograph: Alan Betson

Mark Paul The Iseq in Dublin rose by 0.3 per cent as European stocks advanced for a fifth day, with banks contributing the most to the gains.Most US s(...)

Microsoft’s general counsel Brad Smith: “Ultimately it’s about trust.”

Some of the world’s largest technology companies, including Apple and Amazon are supporting Microsoft in a dispute with the US Government over access (...)

Google said it is deeply committed to Ireland and will work to implement changes as they become law 0:37

As executives pore over the slow death of the “Double Irish” tax shelter favored by US companies, their reaction seems to be: don’t panic. The tax bre(...)

Cisco Systems is cutting 6,000 jobs and forecasting little to no revenue growth in the current quarter amid a slump in demand. Photo: Reuters

Cisco Systems is cutting 6,000 jobs and forecasting little to no revenue growth in the current quarter amid a slump in demand from phone and cable com(...)

Cisco Ireland general manager Mike Conroy says organisations must operate security solutions everywhere a threat could manifest itself. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Hackers exploit vulnerabilities while organisations are focusing on high-profile threats such as Heartbleed, Cisco Systems has warned.A security repo(...)

 American Apparel: results today
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TODAY Results: Acer; American Apparel; Nuance Communications. Indicators: Japanese consumer confidence index (July). Other: Bank of Ja(...)

 Google’s  headquarters in Beijing: Chinese media have repeatedly attacked US tech companies for aiding the US government’s cyberespionage.   Photograph: How Hwee Young/EPA

Chinese state media hit out at Google, Apple and other US technology companies yesterday, calling on Beijing “to punish severely the pawns” of the US (...)

 Google’s logo is displayed in front of the company’s headquarters in Beijing, China, where state media has lashed technoogy companies for being ‘pawns’ of US surveillance. Photograph: How Hwee Young/EPA.

Chinese state media lashed out at Google, Apple and other US technology companies today, calling on Beijing “to punish severely the pawns” of the US (...)