IDA CEO Martin Shanahan: a speaker at the Silicon Valley Global Tech Summit. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

With the wearables market expected to be worth $20 billion by 2017, and connected home devices expected to reach $13 billion, the Internet of Things o(...)

Maynooth University is the fastest growing university in Ireland

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In Dublin, Aer Lingus stock was up slightly but Ryanair fell by 1.8% as speculation about an IAG bid returns. Photograph: Eric Luke

The dollar bounced back from four-month lows, while Greek bond yields jumped on worries the country would not be able to make its debt payments.Wall (...)

Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich pays a video tribute to the company’s co-founder Gordon Moore at the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas in January. PHOTOGRAPH: ETHAN MILLER/GETTY

On April 19th, 1965, just over 50 years ago, Gordon Moore, then the head of research at Fairchild Semiconductor and later one of the co-founders of In(...)

Minister for Enterprise Richard Bruton with American Chamber chief executive Mark Redmond and RIA executive director Laura Mahoney at the launch of the inaugural US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

The inaugural US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards will be presented this Friday, May 15th, at the American Chamber of Commerce annual dinner in the (...)

It has a world-wide work force of 8,500 people and turns over between €1.5 billion and €2 billion a year, but as technical director Muiris Flynn de(...)

 Daire O’Neill: “It’s important to have local partners as the culture and customs [in Japan] are so different to what we are used to in Europe.”

In 2008, Daire O’Neill left his job with Intel to fulfil a long- held desire to work in Japan. He spent two years as an embedded software developer wi(...)

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(...)