Britebill chief executive Alan Coleman: majority of new jobs would be in Ireland

Irish software firm Britebill is set to double its workforce to 60 by the end of the year in the wake of a number of major contract wins. The company(...)

The Heartbleed web security flaw has been found in the hardware connecting homes and businesses to the internet, underscoring the amount of tim(...)

Microsoft may be wading into a crowded field where Netflix have generated hits such as “House of Cards” (pictured) but its new Xbox television studio will focus on its gamer audience, typically males between 18 to 34 years old.

Microsoft is going Hollywood with a cast including comedians Sarah Silverman and Seth Green, aspiring World Cup players and eerily human robots(...)

Law enforcement agencies in western democracies have always had the power to collect data from companies in their jurisdiction if a legal case could be made. It’s just the last part that got lost

Edward Snowden’s revelations about the mass electronic surveillance programme by the US National Security Agency (NSA) have impacted on the ado(...)

Apple’s strong fourth quarter means it remains the   top tablet manufacturer. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES

Google’s Android is now the most popular operating system for tablet devices with 62 per cent of the market, up from 46 per cent in 2012. (...)

A 1984 photograph of then Apple chief executive Steve Jobs (left) and president John Sculley presenting the new Macintosh desktop computer. photograph: ap

“Still standing at the intersection of technology and the liberal arts. Happy Birthday Mac!” With that tweet, sent out by Tim Cook last weekend at a 3(...)

Lumus  exhibitor Ari Grobman, left, wears a pair of DK40 smartglasses while talking with attendee Darren Kitchen wearing Google Glass during the ShowStoppers exhibition at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show  in Las Vegas. Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/Bloomberg

The next computer you buy is likely to fit on a wrist or sit atop a nose. At least that is what many tech companies are hoping.At the International Co(...)

SD Shibulal, chief executive  of Infosys Technologies. Worldwide spending on information technology is projected to grow 3.1 per cent to $3.8 trillion this year. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Infosys, India’s second-largest software exporter, raised its annual sales growth forecast for the second consecutive quarter as economic recovery pro(...)

Sony Corp’s PlayStation 4 game console at Tokyo Game Show, Japan. Photograph:Yuya Shino/Files/Reuters

China has temporarily lifted a 14-year-old ban on selling video game consoles, paving the way for Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo to enter the world’s t(...)

It’s the job of any industry analyst to think about the future. But for Stephen Prentice, a vice-president and fellow with analyst Gartner, “the futur(...)