Chicken or beef?” The call of the Virgin Atlantic trolley-pusher escapes my lips as Sir Richard Branson consults his menu. Without looking up, the phi(...)

Edward Snowden: never loud or showy

Edward Snowden worked deep inside America’s Dark State as a contract systems administrator for the NSA. His position allowed him to access millions(...)

Europe’s incoming digital chief has taken another swipe at Google, saying he would consider hitting the US technology group with an EU levy for displaying copyright protected material. Photo: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Europe’s incoming digital chief has taken another swipe at Google, saying he would consider hitting the US technology group with an EU levy for displa(...)

Lenovo has closed its $2.91 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google. Photo: Reuters

Lenovo has completed its $2.91 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google. The deal includes the payment of $1.41 billion in cash and Leno(...)

An employee organises photographs of models at the London headquarters of UK online fashion retailer Asos. photograph: suzanne plunkett/reuters

Consumers in the UK are four times more likely than Irish consumers to buy groceries online, the French are twice as likely to buy make-up on the inte(...)

Google has unveiled a new email app that will allow users to cut through the pain of managing their inbox, by highlighting key information from import(...)

The Gmail app is hugely popular and not about to go anywhere, so what exactly is Google aiming for with Inbox? This new invite-only email app is like (...)

The court was told that the man set up the two false Facebook profiles and sent out random friend requests to teenagers.  Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

A young man who posed as a teenage girl on Facebook in order to sexually exploit boys will be sentenced in December. The 21-year-old, who was 1(...)

“For us products don’t get that interesting until they have about a billion people using them,” Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said.

Facebook has warned of a dramatic increase in spending in 2015 and projected a slowdown in revenue growth this quarter, slicing a tenth off its marke(...)

A boy walks between gravestones of first World War soldiers at the Tyne Cot cemetery in Zonnebeke, Belgium. The aim of the archive initiative with Google is to bring the ‘history of the first World War closer to Ireland’. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

A bursary scheme to allow Irish university students to research Ireland’s involvement in the first World War was announced yesterday by Ministe(...)