Terry Quinn: will be on secondment from the Central Bank while working for the Tánaiste. Photograph: Alan Betson

Labour Party leader Joan Burton has appointed a senior Central Bank official as her chief economic adviser in Government, and will also choose a civi(...)

Vendors have always held glitzy technology events to push new products and services, but seismic changes in the way enterprise technology is delivered(...)

Downtown Seattle: with a convergence of tech companies large and small, the city is attracting money and talent, and aims to become a hub akin to Silicon Valley. photograph: stuart isett/the new york times

From his ninth-floor office in downtown Seattle, Hewlett-Packard’s cloud computing outpost, Bill Hilf can see the Space Needle, Pike Street Market and(...)

Bob Savage: “The real value I think will be in the big data side of things, in terms of how you can really transform all the the data you have lying around and put it to good use.” Photograph: Naoise Culhane

When it comes to executives in EMC, Ireland’s star performer is Bob Savage. The vice-president and managing director of EMC Ireland’s centre of excell(...)

Bob Savage (left) with Taoiseach Enda Kenny at EMC Ovens in Cork last June. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision.

EMC’s head of operations in Ireland Bob Savage is to oversee the company’s centres of excellence in Ireland, Russia, Israel and Egypt, expanding his r(...)

Tech giant EMC said its results were better than expected in the first quarter of the year.  Photograph: Ronda Churchill/Bloomberg

IT company EMC said its first quarter revenue beat forecasts as a rising number of customers invested in storage machines. Revenue at the US te(...)

Disappointing results from Google and IBM may unnerve investors shaken by a strong recent selloff in tech stocks, underscoring the challenges t(...)

File image of Phil Hogan, Minister for the Environment.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

What has changed today to cause the latest crisis at Cabinet? Is it that ministers were suddenly told they had to introduce water charges(...)

The amount of data being produced will grow 10 times over the next six years, reaching 44 trillion gigabytes by 2020, a(...)

Internet criminals, security experts say, are attracted to bitcoin because of its stratospheric rise in value. Photograph: Jim Urquhart/Reuters

Criminals may already have made off with up to $500 million worth of bitcoins since the virtual currency launched in 2009 - and you can double (...)