Big tech companies have  decided that supplying the means for others to analyse data is going to be a big business

The technology world is looking at ways to make everything more efficient. The question is, will this be good for the many, or the mighty few?Earlier (...)

Patricia Arquette as Mary Aiken in the new TV series CSI: Cyber, which is ‘an incredible platform to educate and inform’ viewers about the role of digital forensics, according to Aiken

“Criminals will do things online because there’s a perception that nobody’s in charge. And guess what? That’s because nobody’s in charge . . . No wond(...)

David Goldberg and his wife, Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg. Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

David Goldberg, the chief executive of online questionnaire company SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, d(...)

A file photograph dated July 12th, 2013 shows Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook., and husband David Goldberg, chief operating officer of SurveyMonkey. Photograph: EPA/ANDREW GOMBERT

SurveyMonkey CEO and husband of Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, Dave Goldberg, died unexpectedly on Friday night, his brother Robert(...)

Facebook Ireland managing director Sonia Flynn said the custom gender option means people in Ireland will be free to define their true gender identity. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Irish users of Facebook will be able to choose from more than 70 new gender options, from today. The changes are aimed at giving people more ch(...)

Usage of the app had been in decline

Last summer, employees at the startup Secret gathered in their new offices in downtown San Francisco, waiting for the founders to address the company(...)

“Simply put, advertisers aren’t willing to bid up or spend as much with Twitter as expected,” say RBC analysts, cutting their price target to $47 from $54. Picture: Bloomberg

Twitter’s slowing revenue and user growth has raised further doubts about its ability to entice advertisers to spend more on its platform - at least i(...)

European data regulators risk damaging the EU business market by fragmenting regulation into 28 individual national markets, Facebook has warned. Photo: Reuters

European data regulators risk damaging the EU business market by fragmenting regulation into 28 individual national markets, Facebook has warned today(...)

Riverside 1 on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay: both Irish Life and IPUT are believed to be interested in acquiring the office building in Dublin’s docklands area

The intense competition between investment funds for the best of the remaining property assets is set to reach a new height with the sale of a majorit(...)

Swim Ireland’s high performance director Peter Banks: I think the environment will be good for everybody. It will certainly help [Irish swimming] if he does what he is capable of doing.” Photograph: Inpho

A former member of the USA Swimming national team will arrive in Dublin next month with a view to competing for Ireland and qualifying for the 2016 Ol(...)