Gemalto said the attacks “probably happened”, and aimed to intercept encryption codes that unlock mobile phone Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards while they were being shipped from its production facilities to mobile network operators worldwide.

US and British spies probably hacked into the world’s biggest maker of phone SIM cards in an attempt to steal codes that protect the privacy of billio(...)

Witness Kevin Mullins leaving Dublin Central Criminal Court after he gave evidence in the trial of Graham Dwyer. Photograph: Collins Courts

A partner in the architect firm A&D Wejchert has told the Central Criminal Court that Graham Dwyer – who is charged with the murder of Dublin chil(...)

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple arrives to speak with Gary Cohn, president and chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs Group (r) at the Goldman Sachs Technology And Internet Conference in San Francisco, California on Tuesday. Cook told the audience that he doesn’t believe “ in such laws as laws of large numbers”. (Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

An onstage interview with Tim Cook on Tuesday turned into a mini-debate about mathematics that left everybody in the audience a little bit dumber. Gar(...)

Trevor Madigan: has called the Big Apple home for more than a decade

Silicon Valley may be the first port of call for Irish techies looking to make a name for themselves on the global stage, but New York is giving it a(...)

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(...)