Figures show that the average employee of Google in the UK is being paid twice as much as their colleagues across the Irish Sea. (Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire)

There was some scratching of heads over the weekend when The Guardian showed that the average employee of Google in the UK is being paid twice as muc(...)

Laura Miller and Sinead Buggy from Timahoe NS in Co Laois were named the overall Intel Mini Scientist winners at the National Grand Final which took place in the Science Gallery. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

Balloon-and-bottle steam engines, papier-mâché lungs and bicycle-powered phones were all on display as finalists gathered for the Intel Mini Scientist(...)

Demonstrating  iFit’s Coach App at CES: it gathers information from iFit’s many wearables, furniture and exercises equipment to monitor exercise, activity, nutrition and sleep to give personalised recommendations. Photograph:  Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

Clothes that track your every move, shoes that tighten themselves, and a smart TV that keeps a watchful eye over your connected home. A mirror that an(...)

Aaron O Neill (20) was ordered to do 200 hours community service in lieu of a two-year prison term for asking friend to make a hoax bomb call to Intel because he did not want to go to work. Photograph: Collins

A former sub-contractor for Intel who asked his friend to make a hoax bomb call to the company because he did not want to go to work has been ordered (...)

Dublin’s Iseq tracked the global sell-off and  Ryanair finished the day down 2 per cent at €14.40

European stocks fell to a one-year low as concerns about global growth intensified amid disappointing US data and another precipitous slide in oil pr(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday Photograph: Reuters

European shares ended on Friday at their lowest since mid-December 2014, hit by losses in commodity-related stocks as BHP Billiton announced a major w(...)

A screen displays the Dow Jones Industrial Average  on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

Wall Street sank on Friday morning, with the Nasdaq hitting its lowest since August 24th and the Dow plunging nearly 400 points, as oil prices dived b(...)

Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich is trying to navigate the company away from a reliance on PCs, in which its microprocessors and chips have been stable features over the last four decades. Photograph: John Mabanglo/EPA

Intel’s profits for the final quarter of last year beat Wall Street’s expectations, but revenue projections that fell short sent the company’s shares (...)

Ninety per cent of tech professionals believe tools for blocking or reporting troubling content would reduce online harassment

Intel, together with Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation and online media companies re/code and Vox Media, have joined together to launch Hack Harass(...)

Adapt, the centre for digital content technology won the research award via Science Foundation Ireland. Photograph: Getty Images

A research centre that helps pull together digital content has received funding worth €50 million from the State and from private industry. Adapt, th(...)