Dutch and Malaysian investigators  digging on the site where the bulk of  Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down in the  Donetsk People’s Republic. Photograph: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images

A Dutch medical anthropologist has been fired from the forensics team tasked with identifying the bodies of those killed aboard Malaysia Airlines Fli(...)

Facebook privacy officer Erin Egan said international regulatory discussions did not give enough credit to the US. PhotographIllustration: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Privacy executives from Google, Microsoft and Facebook say that privacy protections in the US are stronger than assumed by Europeans. However, they do(...)

Sawyer Sweeten (right), with his twin brother Sullivan, in 2005. (Photograph: Matthew Simmons/Getty Images)

Actor Sawyer Sweeten (19), best known for his role in the US sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond (1996-2005), has taken his own life, according to a statem(...)

MEP Brian Hayes said the European Commission should not use its new Digital Single Market strategy, due to be announced on May 6th, for political ends. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The European Union should not use its Digital Single Market proposal to target large US tech firms for “political means”, Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes sa(...)

Supermarket chain Sainsbury rose after deciding to axe 800 store jobs in a drive to cut costs. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

European stocks declined yesterday as data showed euro zone output expanded at a slower pace in April and Ericsson-led technology shares lowered. A(...)

Oaktree Capital has secured planning approval to develop offices and apartments in Dublin’s docklands. South Docks Fund will build 42,500 square metre(...)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: monthly active users grew 13 per cent over a year ago to 1.44 billion, with 87 per cent of them accessing its service on smartphones and other mobile devices. Photograph: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

Facebook posted its slowest growth in quarterly revenue in two years and higher spending on research and development ate into profits. Shares of the (...)

The Hong-Kong division of CompareAsiaGroup is headed by Irish entrepreneur Alister Musgrave. CompareAsiaGroup has raised $40 million in venture capital funding.

Financial comparison site CompareAsiaGroup, co-led by Irish entrepreneur Alister Musgrave, has raised $40 million in venture capital funding. T(...)

Lu Wei: China’s minister of cyberspace affairs administration: Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

Wang Zhihong (31), who works for an American medical equipment company in Beijing, finds the best way to keep up to speed about his company’s products(...)

Data privacy: many of the technology tools we use today are showing themselves to be insufficient for protecting our information

Debates about privacy frequently are debates about the role of technology in our lives, according to Trevor Hughes, the president and chief executive (...)