In the dark: How did a company most people have never heard of come to lay claim to elements found in virtually every smartphone? Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Across the river from the casino district in Reno above an Italian restaurant, you can find the little-known company that says it “invented the mobile(...)

Categories in the inaugural Snapys competition include food, travel, fashion and pets, as well as some ‘creative wildcards’. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

“Free your imagination and ignite your creativity one snap at a time,” reads the invite for tonight’s launch of the “Snapys” at Dublin’s RHA Gallery w(...)

Chinese technology firm Huawei has bought the software defined networking (SDN) technology of Irish firm Amartus.

Chinese technology firm Huawei has bought the software defined networking (SDN) technology of Irish firm Amartus. The deal was announced on Monday an(...)

Huawei Talkband B2 €170. If you have a burning need for a Bluetooth headset that’s always handy, the B2 is for you.

When was the last time you saw someone using a Bluetooth headset in public? Me, it was in New York when a bus driver cut across my path (on foot), acc(...)

Big tech companies have  decided that supplying the means for others to analyse data is going to be a big business

The technology world is looking at ways to make everything more efficient. The question is, will this be good for the many, or the mighty few?Earlier (...)

 Nokia’s chief executive Rajeev Suri addresses the media during a press conference on the Alcatel-Lucent transaction. Photograph: EPA/Markku Ojala

Nokia reported quarterly profits well below market forecasts at its telecom network equipment business, sending its stock tumbling 10 per cent and ra(...)

Huawei has been plugging away at the smartphone market, trying to persuade Android users – and maybe even the odd iPhone fan – that its phones are wor(...)

When you first glance at the Huawei Ascend G7, you’d be forgiven for thinking, even momentarily, that it was the HTC One M8. The handset’s (almost) al(...)

Apple chief executive Tim Cook celebrates the launch of the iPhone on China’s Mobile’s network in Beijing. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/ Reuters

Apple is famous for setting trends. In China, though, Apple has found success by following one.For years, Apple rivals like Samsung offered large-sc(...)

IDA chief executive Martin Shanahan. The agency met about 40 existing and prospective companies in Davos in a bid to enhance Ireland’s international profile. Photograph: Alan Betson

Insurance companies and representatives of the financial and technology sector were among the companies that attended events organised by the IDA l(...)