Aidan Heavey, chief executive of Tullow Oil, which announced losses of $1 billion. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The financial markets have been trying not to panic this week. But headlines talking of “turmoil” and “bloodbath” have told the story, with echoes of (...)

Copyright issues affecting content uploaded online are a “web of complexity”, a conference hosted by the Irish Centre for European Law heard

Online copyright issues are mired in a “web of complexity” with even experts sometimes unable to decipher them, a legal adviser for Google has told a (...)

Tim Kinsella: replacing Laurie Mannix, who ran MKC as managing director for the last seven years. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

There has been a change among the officer class at MKC Communications, the Dublin PR firm that acts for blue-chip clients such as Google, Virgin Media(...)

Penneys/Primark’s newly redeveloped international headquarters: one of the projects that Bennett Construction worked on

Pretax profits at Mullingar-based Bennett Construction, whose projects include the eBay office in Blanchardstown and Helix at DCU, rose by 194 per ce(...)

President of Google Europe, Middle East and Africa, Matt Brittin: he told committe he is unaware of his own salary. Photograph: AFP photo/PRU

The head of Google’s European operation was accused of living “in a different world” as British MPs questioned him about the tech company’s controvers(...)

Luciano Floridi: “But we need an ethical understanding, so that can inform the political and legal side, which can then regulate digital technologies in Europe.”

When it comes to thinking through particularly difficult conundrums in the world of business and technology, organisations might want to consider brin(...)

Minister Leo Varadkar TD with Fine Gael Dublin Bay South candidate Kate O’Connell. while preparations are made for Dublin Chinese New Year Festival, at CHQ, while the party announced their plans to abolish the USC by 2020. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The one thing that every finance expert agrees upon is that the tax system desperately needs to be simplified. That’s true for Ireland and just about (...)

A plan to put driverless cars on the roads without steering wheels or human-operated brakes has been removed, after a US transport regulator indicated  a robot could meet the legal definition of a driver. Photograph:  Getty Images

A significant barrier to Google’s plan to put driverless cars on the roads without steering wheels or human-operated brakes has been removed, after a (...)

Simon Harris is braving the inevitable gags about babies (and worse), by handing out wet wipes to voters in his Wicklow constituency

Fresh Prince of Greystones His tender years haven’t stopped junior minister Simon Harris from being one of Fine Gael’s top performers. But the younge(...)

Who is Enda Kenny?

Google has revealed the most popular search terms used by those seeking information on the general election ahead of voting on February 26th. The s(...)