Vimeo hopes to be able to compete with Netflix. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

Vimeo, the on-demand online video platform, has acquired VHX, adding a subscription capability that could help it compete with larger players includin(...)

An Apple shop in New York. The S&P 500 Information Technology currently ranks as the third-worst performing sector this month, with its opening drop of 1.4 per cent on Wednesday. The sector has declined 3.6 per cent so far in April.

Apple is exerting the biggest drag on US technology earnings, deepening concern that slowing profit growth for the S&P 500’s largest sector poses (...)

Prof Linda Doyle: “There are seven billion people  and an average of seven connected things per person – that’s 50 billion things.” Photograph: Paul Sharp/SHARPPIX

The Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)-funded Connect Research Centre is working on solutions for a world where almost everything is connected. Headquar(...)

The popularity of  Game Of Thrones has helped drive the sales of Sky’s Now TV service.

Irish subscribers to Sky are spending an average of €60 per month, more than in other European countries, the entertainment company has reported. It(...)

Kerry Group rose 2.3% to €84.05 after French food company Danone reported first-quarter results showing a 3.5% increase in like-for-like sales

European shares climbed to a three-month high as oil rose to more than $40 a barrel, and a number of corporate results for the first quarter beat pro(...)

Reed Hastings, co-founder and CEO of Netflix. The streaming video service forecast US and international subscriptions would grow at a slower pace than Wall Street expected this quarter. (Photograph: Steve Marcus/Reuters)

Streaming video service Netflix forecast US and international subscriptions would grow at a slower pace than Wall Street expected this quarter, sendi(...)

McDonald’s results ard due out on Friday. Photo: Paul J Richards/AFP/Getty
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In a hotel room high up in the Manhattan skyline, I’m trying not to confuse the actor Ellie Kemper with her Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt character. Kemp(...)

     Kevin Spacey, who plays fictional president Francis Underwood in “House of Cards”:  “They tell me House of Cards is a huge success in China, that the government like it a lot and that for the man in the street Underwood is seen as a man who fights corruption,” he told reporters at the launch of a new series in Paris.  Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

With the Communist Party’s anti-corruption campaign in full swing, House of Cards has become a huge hit in China. Kevin Spacey, who plays the Machiave(...)

If you want to stay tuned for the next series of House of Cards in high definition you’ll have to be prepared to pay €2 more for your subscription if you were one of the early adoptees of the service. (Photograph: David Giesbrecht/Netflix)

Irish customers who were among the first adoptees of online streaming service Netflix are set to face a price hike of €2 a month, or €24 a year, from(...)