US tech giant Intel has announced plans to cut up to 12,000 jobs as it seeks to reorient its business to reduce dependence on the slumping personal computer market. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

IDA Ireland has an enviable track record when it comes to attracting big technology firms. And they don’t come much bigger than Intel, arguably the ag(...)

Cesanta’s founders Anatoly Lebedev and Sergey Lyubka: Lebedev will speak about security for the internet of things at CeBit this week

The predictions for the internet of things (IoT) are all pointing up, with research firm Gartner estimating 20 billion connected devices by 2020. Wh(...)

The Harman  Rinspeed Budii concept car at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Features like gesture control are now making it into production models and not simply reserved for concept cars.

Carmakers are becoming a familiar sight at tech shows, where they’re rolling out new models to woo a generation of consumers who question the need for(...)

Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich is trying to navigate the company away from a reliance on PCs, in which its microprocessors and chips have been stable features over the last four decades. Photograph: John Mabanglo/EPA

Intel’s profits for the final quarter of last year beat Wall Street’s expectations, but revenue projections that fell short sent the company’s shares (...)

Netflix chief executive Reed Hastings the CES 2016 show in Las Vegas Photograph:  AFP

Video streaming company Netflix on Wednesday launched its services in 130 countries, covering almost the entire globe except China, as part of efforts(...)

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella holds a speech to present the companies new cloud strategy for Germany in Berlin

Microsoft threw down a challenge to the US tech industry on Wednesday as it came up with a radical new regime to try to protect the data of some of it(...)

The digital technologies that are changing the economics and practices of traditional business – cloud computing, mobile devices, advanced data analysis and artificial intelligence – are better, cheaper and more widely available. Photograph: Stephanie Keith/Bloomberg

It is the time of year when the big technology research shops gaze into the near future to identify trends that will have the most impact on the tech (...)

Jack Dorsey, the new chief of Twitter. Photograph: Bryan Thomas/The New York Times

At 7:45am on October 15th, 2008, Jack Dorsey was called to a meeting at the Clift Hotel in San Francisco. He arrived wearing a black beanie hat and a (...)

Twitter said this week that it has linked up with payment processor Stripe, founded by the Irish Collison brothers, to let shoppers buy products directly with a tweet. (Photograph:Kacper Pempel/Reuters)

Twitter’s plans to let users buy goods and make political donations through tweets offer a path to reach new customers and build profit at a time the(...)

 Bloggers and journalists look at new Sony products at the company’s booth during the first press day for the International Consumer Electronics Fair (IFA) at the exhibition grounds in Berlin, Germany. Photograph:  EPA/RAINER JENSEN

The connected home may be nothing new, but at this year’s IFA consumer electronics exhibition, it seemed as if every manufacturer was keen to push its(...)