HP Spectre X2: €1,299

The HP Spectre X2 reminds me a little of the Surface Pro. Actually, it reminds me a lot of the Microsoft machine. Let’s look at the evidence, shall we(...)

Sainsbury’s advanced 1.3 per cent in London yesterday while Rio Tinto and Glencore lost more than 2.9 per cent. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

European shares fell further below last week’s three-month high yesterday, as a slump in French utility EDF and weaker banking stocks, as well as wor(...)

KPMG managing partner Shaun Murphy: “Continued economic growth has provided opportunities for Irish-based businesses to expand their operations.”  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fee income among Ireland’s top four accountancy firms rose by 16 per cent last year, new figures compiled by The Irish Times’ business database Top10(...)

Google wanted Android to be open enough to be adopted but closed enough to reward its investments in search, email and other applications. Photograph: Pawel Kopczynski/Reuters

Matt Brittin, president of Google’s European operations, complained that EU officials “could be better informed than they are”. It might help if Googl(...)

Antitrust?: the Android home screen gives too much advantage to Google apps, according to the European Union

The European Commission has not been shirking from battles with multinational behemoths of late. This week it picked another fight, this time charging(...)

Overlooking the stately Boulevard du Régent in central Brussels stands the United States Mission to the European Union, its US flag waving proudly in (...)

Revenue at the Redmond, Washington-based software giant fell to $20.53 billion from $21.73 billion

Microsoft reported results that fell short of analysts’ expectations, showing its high-profile cloud business cannot quite make up for a slowing pers(...)

Alex White, Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: he was presented with the 2015 annual report which was launched on Wednesday

Eirgrid has reported pretax profits of €40.7 million for 2015 and has proposed a €3.5 million dividend to the exchequer. The State-owned energy prov(...)

US tech giant Intel has announced plans to cut up to 12,000 jobs as it seeks to reorient its business to reduce dependence on the slumping personal computer market. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

IDA Ireland has an enviable track record when it comes to attracting big technology firms. And they don’t come much bigger than Intel, arguably the ag(...)

William Campbell (L), who died this week. He is pictured with  investor Allison Butts. Photograph: Bloomberg

Bill Campbell, one of the most influential background players in Silicon Valley, who was known as “coach” there for his work advising technology indus(...)