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(...)

Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange yesterday.The  DAX Index climbed 0.3 per cent. Photograph: Reuters

National benchmark indices advanced in nine of the 18 western-European markets yesterday. Germany’s DAX Index climbed 0.3 per cent and France’s CAC 4(...)

Nokia: “Regaining market share at a rapid clip”. Photograph: Seth Wenig/AP Photo

Nokia reported earnings topping analysts’ estimates as rising network spending by phone carriers in the US and China helped the Finnish equipment make(...)

Gary Hamel. Photograph: Getty

Control and freedom: these two forces are at play during any conversation with Gary Hamel. Finding a balance between them has underpinned much of his (...)