Satya Nadella, Microsoft Corp chief executive: his 3,100-word essay appears to lay the groundwork for significant changes, to be announced this month. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Files/Reuters

Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s chief executive, has written a company manifesto of sorts. His 3,100-word essay, distributed by email to Microsoft employee(...)

A Blackphone security optimised smartphone designed by Silent Circle. Photo: Bloomberg

Silent Circle, a company known for mobile apps designed to thwart government surveillance, is introducing a secrecy-cloaking phone service that lets (...)

Twitter’s Brazilator service instantly converts World Cup tweets in 12 different languages into English. André Schürrle  scores Germany’s seventh goal during the 2014 Fifa World Cup semi-final  between Brazil and Germany. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Twitter is using systems developed by DCU researchers in collaboration with Microsoft to translate tweets for users.The social networking and microbl(...)

A few years ago celebrated fantasy writer Terry Pratchett declared BBC’s Doctor Who was ludicrously unrealistic and not real science fiction. Although(...)

Here’s a question for investors in any big US corporation with foreign operations: do you know what the company’s tax bill would be if it had to bring(...)

Meeting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was a highlight of Michael Sayman’s internship with the social media giant. But there are financial rewards too, and it has become standard for US based engineering interns to snag free housing, transportation and salaries of more than $6,000 a month.

Facebook rolled out the red carpet for Michael Sayman when the social network hired him for a job that started last month, including flying him out to(...)

Microsoft Luxembourg Sarl, one of four Microsoft subsidiaries in the Duchy, is in turn a subsidiary of an Irish Microsoft company that has a €15 billion turnover. The Irish company received royalty payments of €368 million from the Luxembourg operation in its most recent financial year. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

The European Commission’s inquiry into Luxembourg’s tax treatment of Microsoft looks set to involve some of the company’s key Irish operations, com(...)

Peter Diamandis, chairman and chief executive of the X Prize Foundation: “Most CEOs today are focused on quarterly returns . . . They are unaware of [what is coming down the track] which will be massively disruptive”. Photograph: Nadine Rupp/Getty Images

Dr Peter Diamandis is a man who sees the future in the present. His mission he says is “to open the space frontier for humanity” and he believes it is(...)

Microsoft looks set to be the latest company to become embroiled in a European Commission inquiry into Luxembourg’s tax treatment of multinational firms

Microsoft looks set to be the latest company to become embroiled in a European Commission inquiry into Luxembourg’s tax treatment of multinational fir(...)

A 2012 study by University of California, Berkeley researchers revealed 87 per cent of their survey group didn’t know about ‘DNT’ settings.

If, like a majority of web users in survey after survey, you have concerns about having your online activity tracked by advertisers, then you’ve turne(...)