Kingspan chief executive Gene Murtagh: The company came under some pressure, and was one of the big fallers onISEQ index. Photograph: Irish Times

European stocks declined, snapping a nine-day winning streak, amid mixed earnings reports. Stocks on Wall Street fell, with results from bellwethers I(...)

Rodrigo Alverez, system engineer for International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), tests new SyNAPSE chips at the IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose, California earlier this year. The tech giant is making advances into new areas but it’s not yet enough to translate into growth for the company as a whole.   (Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

IBM is advancing rapidly into new fields like data analytics, cloud computing and mobile applications. And while the giant technology company’s secon(...)

One wonders whether an axe will be taken to the 57 varieties. But whatever transpires, it’s been a tasty deal for Warren Buffett

Kraft Heinz, the new company formed by the merging of two food staples, began trading yesterday on the New York Stock Exchange. Heinz, purveyors of 5(...)

Kraft Heinz is now Mr Buffett’s second-biggest stock investment, ahead of Coca-Cola and International Business Machines. Photograph:  Scott Olson/Getty Images

Warren Buffett helped take over Heinz in 2013 and facilitated its combination with Kraft Foods this year. His prize: a stake of about $24 billion in(...)

Paul Mulvaney, executive director of innovation at the ESB: his presentation on Wednesday is likely to map out the ESB’s plan to remain the big player in Ireland’s energy pool. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography 2015

Paul Mulvaney is busy in his first floor office at ESB’s headquarters, putting the finishing touches to a presentation on how the one-time State-backe(...)

DNA molecules seen under a microscope. Experts on DNA and data say without access to the cloud, modern genomics would grind to a halt

Amazon. com is in a race against Google to store data on human DNA, seeking both bragging rights in helping scientists make new medical discoveries an(...)

Airbus Group ended the suspense over the future of its chief executive on Wednesday, saying its board had asked German-born Tom Enders to serve for a(...)

IADT student Jack Luke trying out a wireless assistive display housed in a 3D printed enclosure capable of transcribing speech into text to assist the hearing impaired

A blue robotic hand sits on a stand on one table. On another, a cube constructed of LED lights flashes sequences of shapes expressing mathematical equ(...)

Gaia Dempsey, managing director of DAQRI International, speaking to students at a Smart Futures talk

Managed by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) in partnership with Engineers Ireland, the Smart Futures programme is aimed at promoting science, technolo(...)

 Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, California: the company was targetted by hackers in  2014. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Widely publicised hacks, such as the hack of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre by Isis and the attack on Sony Pictures, have brought security trends to th(...)