Aaron Levie, chief executive of cloud computing services company Box, which conducted an initial public offering in January that raised more than $500 million, with employees Evelyn Shaw, left, and Rosetta Phan at offices in Los Altos, Calif. Levie and his company are nearing a make-or-break point others in this generation of young companies are also likely to soon face: Find a way to cut those losses and stay ahead of deep-pocketed competition or disappear. Photograph: Matt Edge/The New York Times

About 10 years ago, Aaron Levie dropped out of college to start a Silicon Valley company called Box. Before long, he was one of those young technology(...)

Alan Duffy, chief executive of HSBC: ‘Policy makers need to make sure that Ireland captures the opportunity provided by this increasingly significant source of capital by replicating the hard work put into previous target markets.’ Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The slowing economy reflects what premier Li Keqiang calls the “new normal” of slower, but better, economic growth.China is looking to the domestic ma(...)

Silicon chip: its monopoly in the computer-chip industry may be in decline as increases in chip speed slow further

It started with Silicon Valley, then the talk was of Silicon Hills and now we have our own Silicon Docks? While the element may be as old as time itse(...)

ECB chief Mario Draghi said quantitative easing will continue until there’s sustained improvement in inflation. Photograph: Thierry Charlier/AFP/Getty Images

The Iseq in Dublin advanced by 1 per cent yesterday while UK stocks climbed to a 2008 high. The FTSE 100 in London added 0.3 per cent, as did the bro(...)

Google’s critics welcomed the decision to pursue the US giant, though many industry experts believe the action is unlikely to markedly shift existing business their way 0:55

The European Union accused Google on Wednesday of cheating competitors by distorting Internet search results in favour of its Google Shopping service (...)

Intel: Results tomorrow
For your diary

TODAY Meetings: Holcim agm (Zurich) TOMORROW Results: Google; Intel; Kuehne + Nagel. Meetings: Business Expo 2015 (Westcourt Hotel, Dro(...)

The FTSE 100 recently rose above the 7,000 mark for the first time and hit a new record high, but all-time highs are common and not a sign of irrational exuberance. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

US earnings season begins this week and Wall Street is nervous. Little wonder. Earnings estimates have tumbled 8.2 per cent in 2015, FactSet notes, th(...)

Intel is seeking to encourage a new generation of women to take up careers in science and technology, be offering scholarships for STEM courses. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Intel is seeking to encourage a new generation of women to take up careers in science and technology, be offering scholarships for STEM courses.The co(...)

A Garda investigation into the bomb scare in January at the Intel plant in Co Kildare led to the arrest on Friday, March 27th of two men in their early twenties in the Balbriggan area. Photograph: Kate Geraghty/The Irish Times

Two men were arrested last week in connection with a bomb scare at the Intel plant in Co Kildare in January.A man placed a call to the Garda control (...)

The Surface 3 has full Windows software and runs on an Intel Atom x7 chip.

Microsoft is coming back for another shot at the iPad, with new version of its Surface tablet dubbed Surface 3. Unlike the Surface RT, which was the c(...)