A ‘Scotsie 100’ index would have underperformed the FTSE 100 over the last 59 years, a new London Business School report shows, with investors making (...)

Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks arriving at the Old Bailey in London, England, yesterday. Photograph: Getty. 0:56

Rebekah Brooks, the former boss of News Corp’s British newspaper arm, has been found not guilty by a London court of being part of an illegal conspira(...)

Luke Heron founded ByPost.com in 2010 and its first application allowed people take a photograph with their phone and have it delivered as a postcard to their friends or family.

ByPost.com, a mobile commerce application developer, plans to relocate from London to Dublin when it closes a new £1.5 million (€1.9 million) fundi(...)

More than two dozen state attorneys general have joined the US Department of Justice in suing Apple over e-books price fixing. Those states, as well as a group of consumers, are seeking up to $840 million in damages

A US appeals court has rejected Apple’s bid to delay a July trial to determine damages after the company was found to have colluded to fix the prices (...)

Social media: Skye Townsend, an American actor whose videos of herself mimicking Beyonce are popular on the social media website Vine, records a clip in Los Angeles. Vine, where clips are limited to six seconds and run on a loop, has become something like a next-generation YouTube. Photograph: J Emilio Flores/New York Times

If you believe the doomsayers, the golden era of social media is coming to an end for the current crop of services. For some time now, people have bee(...)

Britain’s largest pay-TV company BSkyB is in talks to buy Sky Deutschland and Sky Italia, a €10 billion deal that would realise Rupert Murdoch’s long-(...)

The first quarter of 2014 has seen an “unprecedented return-on-investment” for the business angel community in Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson

The first quarter of 2014 has seen an “unprecedented return-on-investment” for the business angel community in Ireland, according to the Halo Business(...)

Storyful  was founded in 2008 by Mark Little the former RTÉ Prime Time presenter. The Irish founded company was sold to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp on December 18 for €18 million. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Facebook has formed a partnership with Storyful, the Dublin-headquartered social media news agency, to create newsfeeds of original content gen(...)

Storyful  was founded by former Prime Time presenter Mark Little. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill /Irish Times

Facebook has teamed up with Storyful, a Dublin-headquartered social media news agency, to create a newsfeed of original content published by us(...)

Former News of the World Editor Andy Coulson leaves the Old Bailey, central London, as the phone hacking trial continues. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

David Cameron’s former media chief Andy Coulson admitted today that an affair he had with Rebekah Brooks when the two worked for Rupert Murdoch(...)