Wireless-charging technology is demonstrated during a keynote address at the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas. Photograph: Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Wireless communications have long swept over us, but wireless power transmission (WPT) has still not quite arrived, certainly not in Ireland. Yet, sin(...)

Written concisely and in an engaging style, Marc Stigter and Cary Cooper have produced a very worthwhile book here on the challenges of modern leadership

It’s hard being a leader in the 21st century. We know that old-style command and control doesn’t work anymore but leaders are also failing across a wh(...)

Women make up the vast majority of workers at Flexcom’s factory in the Yen Phong Industrial Zone. Photograph: Catherine Healy

Time is measured in many ways in the multistory warehouse that houses Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd in Bac Ninh’s Tien Son Industrial Zone. It is c(...)

EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos Moedas  holds a press conference on the Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard 2014, at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

R&D investment by companies in Ireland is more than double the world average, according to new research, which bolsters the State’s claim to be an(...)

Sebastian Nystrom, head of product business at Nokia Technologies, presents the new Android tablet, the N1.  photograph: reuters/heikki saukkomaa/lehtikuva

The N1, Nokia’s new brand-licensed tablet computer designed to rival Apple’s iPad Mini, was launched this week just six months after Nokia sold its ai(...)

Nokia’s new Android tablet N1 is seen at the Slush 2014 event in Helsinki today. (Photograph: Heikki Saukkomaa/Lehtikuva)

Finland’s Nokia has announced a brand-licensed tablet computer which runs on Google’s Android platform, just six month after the company sold its aili(...)

Virgin America president David Cush in the New York Stock Exchange yesterday before the company’s shares’ first day of trading. Photograph: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

European stocks were little changed as slides in healthcare and commodity stocks offset gains in media companies.Eurostat, the EU’s official number c(...)

Irish sales of Nokia mobile phones plummeted by 50 per cent in 2013 but the company expects 2014 to be better as it transfers to Microsoft. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Nokia saw its Irish business deteriorate “significantly” in the year to December 31st 2013, as the Finnish technology company was hit by lower mobile (...)

Review: Nokia Lumia 735

The days of Nokia as a phone brand may be coming to a close, but Lumia phones, its Windows Phone devices, still keep coming under its new owner, Micro(...)

Volvo rallied 6.9 per cent for the biggest gain in almost three years

The Iseq slipped 0.6 per cent, helped by falls at Fyffes and C&C related to their respective takeover stories, on an otherwise uneventful day. Eu(...)