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1 Salesforce Customer success platform and CRM solution providers; salesforce.com Years on list: New 2 Workday Providers of enterprise-level so(...)

At Britvic’s employee conference,  the warehouse operative and customer management teams’ ideas included building  pyramids of products
The top 10 secret weapons

1 Ask Me Anything (AMAs) – Riot Games: Gathering open feedback is vital to the culture at Riot Games, developer and publisher of the online game Leag(...)

Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton during his speech at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona yesterday. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

Virtual reality gave way to the internet of things on day two of the Mobile World Congress, with everything from connected cars to machine-to-machine(...)

Dell employs about 2,500 people in Ireland, with EMC employing a similar amount, and VMWare having about 700 staff here

Dell, the world’s third-biggest maker of computers, is set to gain unconditional EU antitrust approval for its $67 billion bid for data storage compan(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: urged to speed up  talks on a new EU-US data transfer deal. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

The new president of the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland, which represents some of the Republic’s biggest employers, has written to Taoiseach En(...)

 McDonald’s: results out on Monday. Photograph: Joe Buglewicz/Bloomberg
For your diary

TODAY Results: Amgen; Ferrari; Halliburton; McDonald’s; Wincor Nixdorf. Meetings: Cyber and data security briefing (Clarion Hotel, Cork). Indicators: (...)

BB-8 Sphero: app-controlled robot resembling Star Wars BB-8 minus head and suit

1 Apple Watch Like it or loathe it, the Apple Watch, when it landed, made a splash. While it wasn’t the first smartwatch, it was Apple’s first go at t(...)

Shoppers on Henry Street, Dublin. Retail Ireland predicts that this will be the biggest Christmas in seven years.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Retailers are predicting a bumper spend by consumers this Christmas, which is expected to be the biggest since before the economic crash in 2008. Con(...)

Phishing attacks fool users into thinking they are using a genuine app or have received an authentic email, encouraging them to hand over passwords and other confidential information.

Irish businesses are at risk from attack by malicious users as hackers turn to increasingly sophisticated methods to steal passwords, a new survey has(...)

 Michael Dell: ‘My little start-up has had revenues of more than $900 billion’.  Photo: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Michael Dell just sealed the biggest deal in tech history, but he hasn’t forgotten his roots. “I started this adventure in my dorm room with $1,000 an(...)