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(...)

Michael Dell, chairman and chief executive officer of Dell. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

As Dell kicked off its annual conference in Austin, Texas, attention was firmly on its $67 billion bid for EMC. While the official line was abo(...)

Boeing: results out on Wednesday.  Photograph: Reuters/Maxim Shemetov
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The data-storage company has agreed to be acquired by PC maker Dell for $67bn. Photograph: Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images

EMC, which has agreed to be acquired by PC maker Dell for $67 billion, will this week post financial results for the third quarter. The company is exp(...)

Dell has announced that it will  acquire data storage provider EMC, creating a corporate-computing giant in the largest-ever technology merger.

Dell will buy data storage company EMC in a deal valued at about $67 billion, the largest on record in the technology sector. The offer is $33.15 pe(...)