Aaron O’Neill paid his friend to make the call from a payphone outside Hammond’s home. Photograph:Collins

A former sub-contractor for Intel who asked his friend to make a hoax bomb call to the company because he didn’t want to go work may be ordered to ca(...)

Swrve was established by Havok co-founders Hugh Reynolds and Steve Collins in 2010

Dublin-based Swrve, a mobile and social marketing company, has announced plans to create 45 new high-tech jobs after closing a $30 million (€27.9m) fu(...)

Thomas Reid of Hedsor House, Leixlip, Co Kildare: said his grandfather bought the house and farm in the early 1900s and that he had never considered selling the land. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Co Kildare farmer, who yesterday won his legal battle with the IDA over the attempted compulsory purchase of his farm, has said he is hopeful that h(...)

Thomas Reid of Hedsor House, Leixlip, Co Kildare, outside the Four Courts on Thursday  after judgment was handed down  in his Supreme Court appeal against an earlier  High Court ruling. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Supreme Court ruling in favour of a farmer whose home and lands the Industrial Development Authority wanted to acquire by way of a compulsory purcha(...)

Gary Bloom, Chief Executive Officer and President of database technology firm MarkLogic: “Imagine a city that could be taken over by a hacker.”

Don’t play the Internet of Things (IoT) drinking game at this year’s Web Summit. You’ll be on the floor before lunch. It’s the buzzword du jour much (...)

Key speakers include Ingrid Vanderveldt of the US-based Empower A Billion Women 2020 organisation, who is also a former entrepreneur in residence at Dell, and a CNBC television host

West Cork might not seem the most obvious location for a festival focused on digital technology, but more than 2,000 entrepreneurs, tech enthusiasts, (...)

Attendees at Oracle’s annual OpenWorld conference in San Francisco wearing event rucksacks.

Intel and Oracle are to partner to offer enhanced cloud-based data centre technologies and hardware, the companies announced in the opening keynote Su(...)

Michael Dell, chairman and chief executive officer of Dell. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

As Dell kicked off its annual conference in Austin, Texas, attention was firmly on its $67 billion bid for EMC. While the official line was abo(...)

 Elizabeth Ring, Aoibhin Farrell and Deidre Flynn from Loreto Abbey Secondary School, Dublin explain their project How well do you know your food? at the 2015 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition in the RDS in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Record numbers of students have signed up for the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition taking place next January at the RDS. Half of all seco(...)

Budget Day: Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform  Brendan Howlin and Minister for Finance Michael Noonan will announce the budget on Tuesday. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times
For your diary

TODAY Meetings: Life online exhibition (Convention Centre, Dublin 1). TOMORROW (BUDGET DAY) Results: Bellway; Intel; Johnson & Johnson; Kuehne + N(...)