The cloud computing firm EMC currently employs about 3,000 people in Ireland

Cloud computing giant EMC is seeking planning permission for a new data centre and office block at one of its Cork locations. The planning application(...)

A senior Labour Party minister has said he has doubts over whether the Economic Management Council (EMC), the four member committee which sets econom(...)

Tánaiste Joan Burton said she was ‘very confident that the Taoiseach and I are very much on the same page’ regarding Irish Water. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Tánaiste Joan Burton has insisted she and Taoiseach Enda Kenny are “on the same page” following criticism of her claim that the Irish Water bill for a(...)

Tánaiste Joan Burton’s statement that a family of four adults would pay less than €200 a year for water was called an “underestimation” by one Government source. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Coalition is now considering extending the period during which homeowners will pay a fixed rate water charge until 2018, The Irish Times has learn(...)

Lower charges for families are understood to apply until metering, and the moves are designed to allay political anxiety about households who feared they would have to pay €800 or €900 annually. Photograph: Cyril Byrne 2:43

The Government is considering measures to ensure the total water charges bill for families with adult children comes in well below the maximum €424 t(...)

Hazel Norton and George Heinz from Ballyfermot, Dublin, prepare for today’s anti-water charge protests today. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Government is bracing itself for the biggest display of public opposition to one of its policies as tens of thousands of people prepare to take(...)

 The relief will be given for water charges paid in the previous tax year. Photograph: Ian Waldie/Bloomberg

Officials from the Department of Finance and the Revenue Commissioners are examining whether it is possible to have the water tax credit introduced i(...)

Microsoft shares have climbed 33 per cent over the past year

Microsoft reported higher- than-expected quarterly revenue, helped by stronger sales of its phones, Surface tablets and cloud-computing products for c(...)

Modest growth in sales of Microsoft’s Surface tablet helped it exceed market expectations. Photograph: Steve Sands/Getty Images

Microsoft reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue, helped by stronger sales of its phones, Surface tablets and cloud-computing products for co(...)

Joseph “Joe” Tucci, chairman and chief executive officer of EMC. The firm has forecast full-year revenue of $24.5 billion

Data storage equipment maker EMC cut its full-year profit forecast as it joins other companies affected by a surge in dollar that crimps demand for US(...)