Hewlett-Packard: the company’s split,  aimed at making them more responsive to market changes, will also  make each division more vulnerable to swings in demand. Photograph: Paul Yeung/Reuters

Hewlett-Packard issued a profit forecast that fell short of estimates, hurt by slumping PC sales that underscore the challenges facing the business wh(...)

Carly Fiorina, former chairman and chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard, who is the only woman seeking the Republican presidential nomination.  Photograp: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

This week, Donald Trump said listening to Carly Fiorina, the only woman competing for the Republican presidential nomination, gave him “a massive head(...)

US presidential candidate  and businessman Donald Trump. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

Embattled Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has hit back at critics who say he went too far with caustic comments about a US television n(...)

Donald Trump was uninvited from the RedState Gathering after saying in a CNN interview that Fox News’s Megyn Kelly “had blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever”. Photograph: Getty

Donald Trump has been officially banned from one of the biggest gatherings of conservative activists after implying he received hostile questioning du(...)

If there is one big advantage of owning a Mac, it’s that they aren’t targeted with viruses and malware with the same alarming regularity as Windows de(...)

HP is to pay out $100 million to settle a legal action taken by shareholders who claim they lost money in the Autonomy takeover. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Hewlett-Packard has agreed to pay $100 million out of insurance proceeds to settle a lawsuit filed by shareholders who claimed they lost money in the (...)

Ryanair’s results – with full-year profit  rising 66 per cent to €867 million – sent the stock soaring by as much as 8 per cent, with shares closing up 5 per cent at €11.40. Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images

Markets were subdued yesterday, as Britain’s top share index hit a two-week closing low, and German and French indices finished the day in the red.(...)

US stocks fluctuated in early trading, as investors weighed the timing for higher interest rates amid data showing the fastest rise in consumer prices in two years.  Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

European stocks were little changed, posting their biggest weekly gain since mid-April. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index slipped less than 0.1 per cent to (...)

Maynooth University is the fastest growing university in Ireland

Kildare has a two-tier property market, with north Kildare, which includes Celbridge, Clane, Leixlip and Maynooth, faring better than areas such as(...)

Lindsey Graham, a three-term senator from South Carolina, cited the increasing violence in the Middle East as motivation for his decision to run. Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Senator Lindsey Graham, a foreign policy hawk, has become the latest Republican to join the party’s fast-growing field of presidential candidates. Mr (...)