Alejandra Tizal, a Mayan teen from the highlands city of Quetzaltenango, was 16 when she left home to try to make a life in the US. Photograph:  Jennifer Hough

Alejandra Tizal was 16 when she made up her mind to go. “I told my family I wanted to go to the US,” says Tizal, from the western highlands city of Qu(...)

Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard You can duck the need to haul a laptop on your travels by syncing your tablet or smartphone with a porta(...)

If you were paying attention to the E3 buzz, you’d have noticed that Microsoft is branching out a bit. It’s going big on virtual reality for a star(...)

Building materials group CRH climbed 1.4 per cent to €26.88, boosted by data that showed a 26 per cent jump in the value of US highway contracts awarded last month

Falls for technology and mining stocks dragged equity markets lower yesterday, with the FTSE in London posting the biggest slide among western Europe(...)

Microsoft reported its largest-ever quarterly net loss, hurt by a $7.5 billion writedown after the purchase of Nokia’s handset unit failed to rescue (...)

United Airlines recently joined the  list of companies offering hackers incentives to report bugs privately. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

The discovery of a security flaw or cyber vulnerability by hackers used to be every company’s worst nightmare. Internal files, emails and source code (...)

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella at a Windows 10 promotion. Photograph: Glenn Chapman/AFP/Getty Images

Online payments giant PayPal will begin trading as a standalone stock today, following its split from eBay. PayPal will trade under the stock s(...)

Recruiters and managers are so faceist that the good-looking have been found to earn some 10 per cent more than the bad-looking. File photograph: Stockphoto/Getty

Not long ago I found myself addressing a room full of newish hires at one of the big four accountancy firms. As I surveyed the crowd, I noticed someth(...)

HoloLens, Microsoft’s next-gen holographic, interactive computing interface, may be destined for the home of the future but first it is being showcase(...)

PicHit pictures: the website describes itself as a “fair trade photo market”, connecting millions of people with photo communities, stock photos and people with cameras

What do you do if your company needs a picture of a dog on O’Connell Bridge? It is a question that doesn’t need an answer for Patrick Hamilton Walsh, (...)