Microsoft recently placed a prototype of a self-contained data centre 30 feet under water in the Pacific Ocean. Photograph: Microsoft/NYT

Taking a page from Jules Verne, researchers at Microsoft believe the future of data centres may be under the sea. Microsoft has tested a prototype of(...)

Kieran Normoyle: ‘By adding heat back to the body we can increase survival times and increase the likelihood of someone being rescued.’ Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Proficiency with a sewing machine is not something normally associated with 25-year-old men, but stitching is just one of the skills Kieran Normoyle (...)

What if it isn’t too late to start from scratch? It was only about 40 years ago that Vinton G Cerf and Robert E Kahn holed up in the conference room o(...)

Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud (C) sits with other militants in South Waziristan, in this file still image taken from video shot in October, 2009. Photograph: Reuters TV.

The head of the Pakistani Taliban was killed by a US drone strike in Pakistan today, security sources and the militant group have said. Hakimullah Meh(...)

Neil Costigan of BehavioSec is a globally recognised expert in security and encryption

A Swedish company with Carlow-man Neil Costigan at the helm is shaking up online security. BehavioSec, a spinout from the Luleå Technical(...)