NearForm counts publishing giant Condé Nast and Universal among its customers, along with Intel, Qualcomm and DPD

Irish technology firm NearForm is to create 100 jobs over the next year. The Waterford-based company specialises in bringing cloud computing to large(...)

Dr Mary Shire, vice president research, University of Limerick. Photograph:  Sean Curtin

The University of Limerick (UL) has a long track-record of excellence in manufacturing industry collaboration. This is reflected in its success in est(...)

Shia Muslim rebels hold up their weapons during a rally against air strikes in Sanaa, Yemen, on Thursday. Oil prices jumped around the world after Saudi Arabia and its allies carried out the strikes. Photograph: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters

Stock markets around the world were knocked lower and oil prices jumped after Saudi Arabia and its allies carried out air strikes in Yemen. The attac(...)

 Last year’s Cool Projects event at DCU which included 250 projects from children aged seven to 17. Photograph: Conor McCabe

The call for Ireland’s best and brightest young coders is set to go out next week as CoderDojo’s Coolest Projects opens for registration. The event, w(...)

A Tag Heuer watch. The company will launch a smartwatch this year in a venture with Intel

Tag Heuer, the French luxury group LVMH’s biggest watch-maker, said it will launch a smartwatch this year using Google’s Android operating system in a(...)

Maynooth University is taking part in Kildare Expo 2015

Several major multinationals will join semi-state firms in an initiative entitled “Meet the buyer”, organised by the North Kildare Chamber of Commerce(...)

Intel said it cut its forecast as small and medium business owners did not upgrade their Windows XP operating systems as often as Intel had expected. (Photograph: Robert Galbraith/Reuters)

Intel slashed its revenue forecast for the first quarter by nearly $1 billion, citing lower-than-expected demand for business PCs and lower inventory (...)

Car salesman Leo Emerson clears snow off a Chrysler 300 at Bill Snethkamp dealership in Detroit, Michigan back inJanuary. US retail sales unexpectedly fell for a third straight month in February, as harsh weather kept consumers from automobile showrooms and shopping malls, which could hurt growth prospects for the first quarter according to the Commerce Department. (Photograph: Joshua Lott/Reuters)

US stocks rose as a report showed retail sales unexpectedly fell, bolstering the case for keeping interest rates low. The dollar weakened from a 12-y(...)

Dr Marion Butler and biology students at Maynooth University

What interests you? Saving the world from climate change? Exploring the inner workings of human sexuality? Becoming a master interior architect des(...)

A man takes a picture of Motorola Moto X smartphones during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Photograph: REUTERS/Albert Gea

The Irish made their presence felt at Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC), announcing multimillion-euro deals and partnerships. More than 30 Irish compa(...)