Figures show that the average employee of Google in the UK is being paid twice as much as their colleagues across the Irish Sea. (Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire)

There was some scratching of heads over the weekend when The Guardian showed that the average employee of Google in the UK is being paid twice as muc(...)

Boxer Katie Taylor: Olympic champion is due to address the I Wish conference in Cork, which aims to encourage more women to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and maths. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Dublin City University will host its second annual business matchmaker next week, but this Wednesday is the last day to register. More than 150 peopl(...)

 Google is challenging Facebook’s Oculus for an early lead in Silicon Valley’s latest platform war. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Google is developing a new virtual-reality headset for smartphones, and adding extra support for the technology to its Android operating system, as i(...)

Online ad revenue growth slowed to 20 per cent in the fourth quarter from 56 per cent a year earlier

LinkedIn forecast first-quarter revenue and profit below Wall Street estimates as growth slows in its ads business and its hiring services face press(...)

Lenny Abrahamson: nominated for Best Director for the 88th Academy Awards for Room. photograph: brian lawless/pa wire

A bid by the Institute of Advertising Practitioners of Ireland (IAPI) to boost Irish entries for the Cannes Lions Festival moved forward last week whe(...)

Alan Cox: ‘Some sites resemble a Las Vegas strip, they’re so cluttered with ads.’ photograph: conor mccabe

What should the Irish media and marketing industry do next? Micropayments for news articles, shorter online video ads and a more modern way of measuri(...)

Google and Facebook are busy creating AI programmes that can beat the pants off human players at the ancient Chinese board game Go

In his latest best-selling book Superintelligence, Oxford techno-philosopher Nick Bostrom warns of the dangers of developing artificial intelligence w(...)

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Rarely has a new scientific method created such a ruckus as the Crispr gene-editing technique. It has been touted as potentially offering a way to c(...)

Austrian Max Schrems, who took a data privacy infringement case to  the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg in 2015. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Ireland once again found itself at the heart of European Union policymaking this week as negotiations on a new transatlantic data deal reached a clima(...)

Apple has been gaining ground in the race for paying customers and has overtaken Deezer, but is still significantly behind Spotify, which has close to 25 million paying users, according to unofficial estimates.

There has been some movement in the streaming sector of late. Although Spotify remains top of the streaming services in terms of paying customers, the(...)