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
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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(...)

Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus VR, a virtual reality company acquired by Facebook for $2 billion in 2014, speaking at the Web Summit. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Just weeks after Michael Dell sealed the biggest deal in tech history, his eponymous computer manufacturer acquiring data storage maker EMC for $63 bi(...)

Dell employs about 2,500 people in Ireland, with EMC employing a similar amount

Dell and EMC’s Irish workforce look set to continue to play a significant role in both companies’ future, with founder Michael Dell quashing suggestio(...)

Michael Dell, founder and chief executive of Dell, outlines his ‘go big or go home’ strategy at Dell World. Photograph: Bloomberg

“EMC: $67 billion. Being master of your own destiny: priceless.” With those words, Michael Dell spelled out exactly what taking Dell private has me(...)

Pivotal employs some 1,700 staff worldwide and its customers include Twitter, Best Buy, BT and BMW

Silicon-Valley headquartered software company Pivotal is to create 130 new jobs in Dublin and Cork as part of a €100 million five-year investment. Piv(...)