US company Udemy is currently recruiting for a number of positions including product managers, senior software engineers and a country manager for Ireland.

The world’s largest destination for online courses, Udemy, is to establish a European headquarters in Dublin. The US company is currently recru(...)

Ssssssh: the atmosphere keeps kids quiet and the books keep them entertained. Above: the National Library. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien 2:05

Free time is rarely free, and this is never more true than when you are trying to keep children entertained during the long days of summer. A trip (...)

Silicon Valley Letter

‘You’ll know all about this when you hit 40,” I joked, straining my eyes to spot my name on an ID badge for a tech “meetup” at the Googleplex in Mount(...)

Brian O’Driscoll and his wife Amy Huberman (left) in the Royal Box during men’s semi-finals day on Centre Court  at Wimbledon, with Prince Andrew pictured front right. Photograph:    Anthony Devlin/Pool/PA

Brian O’Driscoll is a guest in the Royal Box at Wimbledon today. The former Leinster, Ireland and Lions captain, accompanied by his wife Amy Huberman (...)

Thee Irish-Silicon Valley relationship has changed - the balance has shifted.

The Irish-Silicon Valley relationship has changed. On a recent trip out to Silicon Valley for a week, I was struck by this countless times. I’ve been (...)

 Kevin Melia at an Iona AGM in 2007. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

I hadn’t “seen the movie before”. None of us had. I was a rookie chief executive, straight out of academia with our spin-out company Iona. My co-found(...)

Investors turn away from airlines on the back of concern over oil prices arising from the ongoing crisis in Iraq. Photograph: Reuters

European stocks declined yesterday, after posting a ninth weekly gain in 10, as investors watched developments in Iraq and as euro-zone manufacturing(...)

Larry Ellison-led Oracle’s spree of acquisitions slowed since its purchase of Sun Microsystems in 2009. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Oracle said it would buy Micros Systems in a $5.3 billion (€3.9 billion) deal as the world’s second largest business software maker looks to boost fla(...)

TSB Banking Group surged 12 per cent on its first day of trading as Lloyds Banking Group sold a 35 per cent stake in the lender, more than initially planned. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

European stocks were little changed yesterday, paring gains in the final minutes of trading, amid increased merger and acquisition activity. The Stox(...)

Shares of the US multinational technology company Oracle had gained 10 per cent over the past three months, double the S&P 500’s increase, but last night’s quarterly results disappointed investors. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Oracle Corp posted fiscal fourth-quarter results that disappointed investors looking for more progress against rivals selling web-based services, se(...)