Despite any nefarious connotations associated with gambling, as well as the resulting comparisons people might make with its recent decision to go full-crypto, the Isle of Man has nonetheless chosen to dip its toes into another financial area which still has questions to answer.

While bitcoin is attractive because of its inherent decentralised nature, it has struggled to be perceived as a legitimate currency, given the lack of(...)

Dell is to create 100 research and development jobs at its Limerick campus. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Dell is to create 100 research and development jobs at its Limerick campus.The company, which employs around 900 people at the facility in Raheen, is (...)

Dr Mary Shire, vice president research, University of Limerick. Photograph:  Sean Curtin

The University of Limerick (UL) has a long track-record of excellence in manufacturing industry collaboration. This is reflected in its success in est(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny met former wrestler Hulk Hogan at the airport in Atlanta

“Keep it weird,” Taoiseach Enda Kenny said in a public interview at the South by Southwest Interactive festival, riffing on the motto that has made(...)

GymChef founder Conor Murphy said he is focused on the business and nutrition side of the company

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Wireless-charging technology is demonstrated during a keynote address at the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas. Photograph: Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Wireless communications have long swept over us, but wireless power transmission (WPT) has still not quite arrived, certainly not in Ireland. Yet, sin(...)

Michael Dell gives the keynote address to kick off Dell World 2014 at the Austin Convention Center in Texas. photograph: gary miller/getty

The only thing less anticipated by this reporter than heavy downpours in Austin, Texas, was Simon Le Bon’s lively attempts at convincing the 5,000-str(...)

Battered image: Tesco’s auditor, PricewaterhouseCoopers, warned in May of the “risk of manipulation” of financial results. photograph: jeff j mitchell/getty images

The announcement that Tesco is to be investigated by the UK’s serious fraud office has once again shone a light on murky accounting practices in the c(...)

Tom Sweet, CFO Dell, pictured at their Dublin Campus. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The privatisation of Dell was described as the biggest and nastiest tech buyout since the beginning of the global financial crisis.It was October 2013(...)

Michael Dell, founder and CEO of Dell Inc. The tech giant is moving from exclusively hardware  to include cloud products.  Photograph: Damon Winter/The New York Times

Dell’s decision to go private has led to its new position as the world’s fastest-growing integrated technology company, according to CEO and founder M(...)