It’s no surprise that the colour pink has been embraced by forward looking designers, from Simone Rocha to Celine

Fashion designers, it is said, are no longer dictators, their looks slavishly copied year on year by the waiting hordes. In these days of social me(...)

Hailo, a British ride-booking service similar to Uber, based on a smartphone app, recently abandoned its United States ambitions and is trying to protect its strength in places like London, where the app has established itself with the city’s taxi drivers. (Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg)

When Arnaud Bertrand helped found HouseTrip, a vacation rental website, in 2009, his goal was to build a rival in Europe to Airbnb, which was then a y(...)

Damien Murtagh: “While we have adapted to digital technologies, we still like to feel, see and touch physical objects. What was needed was something which would be as fast to physically build as it would be to digitally draw the equivalent on screen.”

In the first of our profiles of the finalists in this year’s Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation awards we look at the three of the cutting edge (...)

A judge today approved an order that a convicted sex offender not have any profile on Tinder, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media. File photograph: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

A circuit court judge on Friday approved a rare order that a freed sex offender not have any profile on Tinder, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram(...)

Patricia Cartes, global head of safety outreach at Twitter, at the launch of the Online Safety Hub to mark Safer Internet Day. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Children who suffer online abuse through social media could be more likely to experience mental health problems later in life, says Minister of State (...)

The vast majority of Irish children believe they know more about the internet than their parents, yet 43 per cent still don’t know how to use the “(...)

 Illinois  Republican congressman Aaron Schock: all-red office based on room in ‘Downton Abbey’. Photograph: Kris Connor/Getty Images

The corridors and coffee docks of Capitol Hill were abuzz this week with talk of excessive spending. No, it wasn’t the $4 trillion (€3.5 trillion) (...)

Facebook: in a world where hacking is increasingly the criminals’ tool of choice, how well-equipped are we to drive cyber investigations in pursuit of crucial evidence?  Photograph: Reuters/Dado Ruvic

How is the criminal justice system learning to cope with the unique complexities of digital evidence, with the analysis of mobile phone data, satellit(...)

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg. The company’s fourth-quarter overall revenue rose to $3.85 billion from $2.59 billion in the year-ago period

Facebook’s revenue grew 49 percent in the fourth quarter, as mobile advertising growth helped the world’s largest Internet social network beat Wall S(...)

A screen grab of the ‘Lizard Squad’ twitter page which has claimed responsibility for the social media hacks.

Facebook and Instagram suffered temporary outages around the world for up to an hour on Tuesday and the company said later that an internal software n(...)