Edward Snowden: never loud or showy

Edward Snowden worked deep inside America’s Dark State as a contract systems administrator for the NSA. His position allowed him to access millions(...)

Minister for Development and Trade Promotion Seán Sherlock said exports from Ireland have increased by approximately 25 per cent in recent years

Trade between Ireland and Africa is expected to reach €24 billion by 2020 as more than one in ten Irish chief executives look to target business oppor(...)

Limerick brothers John (left) and Patrick Collison, co-founders of Stripe, outside their offices in Palo Alto, California. Stripe has teamed up with Irish-founded software company Intercom.

Software company Intercom has announced an integration partnership with fellow Irish-Californian start-up Stripe, the online payments business founded(...)

The job of Arturo Bejar and his 80-strong Facebook Protect and Care team is to curb cyberbullying and harassment by creating and increasing empathy in communications among the media site’s users. Illustration: James C. Best/The New York Times

Of Facebook’s 7,185 employees, Arturo Bejar may have the most difficult job.No, he is not responsible for increasing advertising revenue or keeping th(...)

Review: Nokia Lumia 735

The days of Nokia as a phone brand may be coming to a close, but Lumia phones, its Windows Phone devices, still keep coming under its new owner, Micro(...)

In London, Tesco rose 2.1 per cent to 173 pence. Traders shrugged off news that Britain’s Serious Fraud Office was launching a probe into accounting errors at the supermarket retailer. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

European stocks rose for the second day as investors weighed better-than-expected results from companies including Total and Schneider Electric and s(...)

Binyamin Netanyahu: accused by a US source as only interested “in protecting himself from political defeat”. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

US relations with Israel have plunged to new depths of bitterness and hostility as senior officials in the Obama administration decried Binyamin Netan(...)

The court was told that the man set up the two false Facebook profiles and sent out random friend requests to teenagers.  Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

A young man who posed as a teenage girl on Facebook in order to sexually exploit boys will be sentenced in December. The 21-year-old, who was 1(...)

“For us products don’t get that interesting until they have about a billion people using them,” Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said.

Facebook has warned of a dramatic increase in spending in 2015 and projected a slowdown in revenue growth this quarter, slicing a tenth off its marke(...)

Illustration: Stuart Kinlough/Ikon Images via Getty

How do they do it? Every year, the Leaving Cert results coverage comes with stories of students who received six A1s or more. This year, 162 studen(...)