Apple, Microsoft, Google and five other tech firms now account for more than a fifth of the $2.1 trillion in profits that US companies are holding overseas

Eight of the biggest US technology companies added a combined $69 billion to their stockpiled offshore profits over the past year, even as some corpo(...)

Car executives are taking seriously the prospect of Apple and Google as direct competitors even as they consider partnering with the two. “If these t(...)

The Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept at the motor show in Geneva. Photograph:  Martial Trezzini/Keystone

If politicians are searching for signs of European economic recovery, they need look no further than the show floor at the Geneva motor show.Petrolhea(...)

Established car firms welcome talk of Apple and Google entering the car market. The firms are already working with car makers on in-car infotainment systems

Car executives are taking seriously the prospect that Apple and Google will emerge as competitors even as they consider partnering with the two. “If (...)

Trying out  Samsung Gear VR devices at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Ninety thousand executives, marketers and reporters gather in Barcelona this week for the event. Photograph: Reuters

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was on the charm offensive with wireless carriers and telecoms firms during his keynote address at Mobile World Co(...)

Sundar Pichai, Google’s senior vice president of products, pictured during his presentation at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Google will launch an experimental mobile network in the US in the coming months, the tech giant’s senior vice-president of products Sundar Pichai (...)

The Samsung Pay system is  demonstrated at Mobile World Congress

“Mobile commerce just got a lot more interesting,” Visa executive vice-president Jim McCarthy said in response to Samsung Pay.Samsung unveiled the new(...)

The Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL are brightly colored, can be upgraded to Windows 10 when that mobile operating system finally debuts, and although pricing may vary by carrier, they will start as low as €139 euros for a 3G version and €159 for a 4G LTE model.

Microsoft is setting itself up as the antiflagship phone maker at least until Windows 10 comes out. At the Mobile World Congress here on Monday, Micro(...)

US ambassador to Ireland Kevin O’Malley announcing details of Ireland’s involvement in the SXSWi festival, which  start on March 13th in Austin, Texas

The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, will be speaking at this year’s South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) festival in Texas, along with Irish entrepreneurs(...)

Google hosted a Youtube Irish Creators Day at its offices in Dublin recently. Pictured (from left) are YouTubers Melanie Murphy, David Nagle, Sean McLoughlin and Youtube partner manager Marco Danesi. Photograph: Dave Meehan

When Howard Davies-Carr uploaded a video clip of his two children to YouTube in 2007, little did he think it would become one of the most watched v(...)