Philips ambient light flatscreens at the consumer electronics trade fair IFA in Berlin. Photograph: Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters

Big mobile phones, bigger TVs and a new generation of wearable devices were all on the cards at the IFA electronics show in Berlin. How often do you(...)

The work visa changes, which are contained in the Employment Permits (Amendment) Regulations 2015, have been introduced because of a skills shortage in a number of industries, most notably the IT sector.

Changes to existing regulations that make it easier for individuals from overseas to secure work visas in Ireland have been welcomed. The changes, wh(...)

Kieran Drain (right), chief executive of the Tyndall National Institute, with Damien English, Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, at the launch of the Tyndall 2014 annual report. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Organisations involved in commercialising R&D argue that strong national R&D programmes that bring together third-level researchers and ind(...)

 Croke Park: current Internet of Things projects under way in the stadium include monitoring pitch quality and stadium microclimate. Photograph: Alan Betson

The burgeoning global Internet of Things (IoT) market will see more than 25 billion devices connected to the internet by 2020. Research firm Internati(...)

Paddy Power rose by 19.5 per cent to €93 a share on foot of its announcement of a merger with UK betting exchange Betfair

European shares ended nearly two per cent lower yesterday after a volatile session, hit by a late drop in Syngenta after Monsanto dropped its offer (...)

‘Bidding to host the ICIS conference is very competitive and Dublin won out against Munich, Vienna and Istanbul,’ said Prof Brian Fitzgerald of Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh / The IrisH Times

Dublin is to host an international tech conference after its bid was chosen ahead of a number of European cities. Up to 1,500 delegates will attend t(...)

Google chief executive Larry Page: will the creation of Alphabet really allow him and his colleagues to focus on the group’s productive future? Photograph: Eduardo Munoz/Reuters

Explaining the unboxing of Alphabet, the new parent company of Google, Larry Page, its chief executive, said appointing someone else to run the search(...)

Film, to be broadcast on September 1st, is narrated by Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons. Photograph: Eric Luke

The impact of mathematician George Boole’s work on technology today is explored in a new film commissioned by University College Cork to be screened (...)

A Dublin man was paid €30 to make hoax bomb calls which shut down a motorway, disrupted air traffic control and prevented 4,000 Intel staff from going(...)

Intel and Micron Technology have begun production of a faster type of memory chip that could change how computers access large amounts of data. The n(...)