Shia Muslim rebels hold up their weapons during a rally against air strikes in Sanaa, Yemen, on Thursday. Oil prices jumped around the world after Saudi Arabia and its allies carried out the strikes. Photograph: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters

Stock markets around the world were knocked lower and oil prices jumped after Saudi Arabia and its allies carried out air strikes in Yemen. The attac(...)

Windows 10 for phones ties in with the desktop version of the software; in fact, it’s all the same

Microsoft is upping the stakes in the smartphone war. Windows Phone 8 is about to be consigned to the dustbin; Windows 10 is the future. At least, Mic(...)

Prosecutor Seán Guerin, who told the jury in the Graham Dwyer trial that two mobile phones used to send text messages to Elaine O’Hara mirrored the life of Mr Dwyer and were “stuck to him like a shadow”. Photograph: Collins

Two mobile phones used to send text messages to Elaine O’Hara mirrored the life of Graham Dwyer and were “stuck to him like a shadow”, the jury in his(...)

Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, speaks about the Apple Watch. Photograph: Jim Wilson/The New York Times

It is a rule of consumer technology that prices fall: what starts as an unfeasibly expensive gizmo eventually becomes affordable and accessible. The (...)

Seán Guerin SC, for the prosecution, took crime and policing analyst Sarah Skedd through the text messages. Photograph: Collins

A message Graham Dwyer allegedly sent to Elaine O’Hara in August 2011 said “you must be punished for trying to kill yourself without me . . .”, a j(...)

More than 2,600 text messages were sourced from Elaine O’Hara’s iPhone and from an 083 number allegedly used by Graham Dwyer.

A message Elaine O’Hara allegedly sent to Graham Dwyer in August 2011 said “that’s what you want more than anything else, you want to kill me”, a j(...)

An Apple Watch is shown off at  Apple’s  Spring Forward event in San Francisco, California,  on Monday, March 9th, 2015.  Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg 2:39

It has been almost six months since we first saw the Apple Watch. Six months during which rivals, already trying to convince consumers that smartwatch(...)

Prime minister Li Keqiang said China will lower the annual GDP growth target to about 7 per cent from 7.5 per cent, the slowest in 22 years. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

For decades now the conventional narrative on China has been massive inflows of capital for manufacturers to take advantage of the cheap labour and ex(...)

“If I didn’t get up every day and love what I did, I’m in the wrong place,” says Cathriona Hallahan, managing director of Microsoft Ireland.

For Microsoft Ireland’s managing director Cathriona Hallahan, 2015 is a landmark year. Not only does it mark the 30th anniversary of the Irish subsidi(...)

Visitors at the Mobile World Congress. FCC commissioner Michael O’Rielly criticised his agency’s new net neutrality rules during a speech at the event.  Photographer: Pau Barrena/Bloomberg

The subject of net neutrality continued to court controversy at Mobile World Congress, with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) commissioner Micha(...)