John Mullins, associate professor of management at London Business School

Getting your exciting start-up business fully funded by venture capitalists may be the Holy Grail for some entrepreneurs but not everyone agrees. John(...)

Henry Ryan: his latest venture is based firmly on the belief that “kids don’t hate learning, they just learn in different ways”.

“There’s nothing more impressive than a great teacher,” says Henry Ryan. The Montreal-based entrepreneur was “hardly even a student”, but, his latest (...)

Manufacturers are rolling out internet-connected burglar alarms, televisions and light switches. Google’s Nest (pictured) has also partnered with companies including Whirlpool Corp and light bulb maker LIFX to integrate their products with its thermostats and smoke detectors. Photograph: Jim Wilson/The New York Times)

Samsung Electronics is to buy SmartThings, a startup backed by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin that helps connect household devices, one of its largest (...)

CEO and president of Samsung JK Shin presenting the Samsung Galaxy S5. The company’s last quarterly results showed an alarming slump. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

It seems like only last week that Samsung was seen as the indomitable giant of the consumer technology space, the company that basically owned all the(...)

Dell has become the largest e-commerce merchant to accept payments via bitcoin. Photograph: Benoit Tessier/Reuter

PC maker Dell is to begin accepting payments via bitcoin for products purchased on its website, becoming the largest e-commerce merchant to accept th(...)

Cherrywood Business Park and development lands in south Dublin: under the SDZ master plan, there is scope to build 3,836 residential units along with 484,474sq m (5,214,781sq ft) of commercial buildings, including 37,800sq m (406,871sq ft) of retail space

The prospects of developing a substantial new economic and residential hub in south Dublin will move a stage further with the forthcoming sale of Che(...)

Google Nest’s products include a self-learning, smartphone-controlled thermostat that learns your movements and adjusts temperature accordingly. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Google’s Nest Labs on Tuesday unveiled an industry group to encourage makers of smart home gadgets like locks and light bulbs to use Thread, a new sta(...)

Intel Leixlip: the company has spent in the region of $5 billion (€3.7 billion) upgrading its Leixlip operations over the last three years in preparation for production of its new, ultra-compact 14 nanometer transistors in the coming months. Photograph: Kate Geraghty

Short-term competitiveness is important, but companies who lose sight of long-term industry developments risk getting left behind. That’s the warning (...)

The digital world provides great opportunities for enhancing brands’ connectivity with audiences but there’s a double edge to this. Brands are also mo(...)

Intel will today hear the outcome of its challenge at the European Union’s General Court to a record €1.06 billion fine for unfairly squeezing out riv(...)