Dave Fanning: “The J1 is one of the most important things you do as a student”

DAVE FANNING Music journalist and broadcaster Massachusetts, 1974 On my first day in New York I ordered a “baggle”, meaning a bagle. I ordere(...)

Irish ambassador to the US Anne Anderson told an investor conference in Washington that the 12.5 per cent company tax rate will remain as a “sovereign right”.

Simon CarswellWashington CorrespondentThe Government will take “very serious account” of suggested changes to tackle global corporate tax avoidance bu(...)

The new facility was opened by Tanaiste and Social Protection Minister Joan Burton

CHARLIE TAYLORIBM is to create 50 jobs in Dublin as part of a new €20 million investment, it was confirmed on Friday.The announcement was made at the (...)

Some crucial information about the Apple watch was missing from yesterday’s product event, including its launch date; how thick the watch is or how much it weighs; and how long the battery will last.  Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg 3:27

Apple managed to pack a lot into today’s two-hour presentation, but viewers were left with some questions. And that’s not even mentioning the scarf-we(...)

Mark Redmond: “The basic reason why we attract jobs is because US multinational operations in Ireland have a reputation for delivering on their mandate.”  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

In the global tax game, Ireland is a mere pawn, powerless in the face of big corporations and their aggressive tax avoidance schemes. It’s no s(...)

Conall O’Halloran: “Data and analytics helps senior decision-makers bridge the gap between the knowledge they need and the data they have”

Eric Schmidt of Google once said that every two days we create as much information as we did from the dawn of civilisation up until 2003. Except that (...)

A fifth of Monitise’s staff – about 200 workers in the professional services division – will move to IBM. Photograph: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images

IBM has signed a partnership agreement with British mobile money company Monitise, in the latest sign that leading technology groups are pushing into (...)

John Akers, the chief executive of IBM, in New York on January 20th, 1989. Akers, a salesman who rose through the ranks to lead IBM during the 1980s and early 1990s as personal computers cut into the mainframe computer business, died on August 22nd, 2014. He was 79. Photograph: Joyce Dopkeen/The New York Times

John Akers, chief executive officer at IBM for eight years during the company’s struggles to adapt its dominance in mainframes to the personal-compute(...)

Intel Ireland silicon research director Leonard Hobbs: SFI “provided a focus for what kind of advanced research Ireland should be involved in and this included advanced microelectronics and ICT”.

Some of the technologies which will underpin the development of future generations of microchips are being researched here in Ireland as a result o(...)

A former US navy pilot, John Akers joined IBM in 1960 and stayed there for 33 years. Photograph: Joyce Dopkeen/The New York Times

John Akers, chief executive officer at International Business Machines for eight years during the company’s struggles to adapt its dominance in mainfr(...)