The MICA, or My Intelligent Communication Accessory, created by Intel in partnership with Barneys New York and Opening Ceremony. Photograph: Collier Schorr via The New York Times

For two decades, Intel got rich on personal computers and computer servers. Now we are in a world of machine intelligence everywhere, and Intel has (...)

The latest letting to German retailer Maxi Zoo has brought the occupancy level to 100 per cent at the retail parks in Blanchardstown Centre, west Dubl(...)

Carrickmines Retail Park phase 1 in south Co Dublin

Nama has confirmed the scale and identify of its first retail park portfolio to be offered for sale. Five parks, including the first phase of Carri(...)

Dixons Retail, whose Currys chain sells everything from tablets to vacuum cleaners, agreed to an all-share merger of equals with Carphone Warehouse Group in May.  Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Carphone Warehouse and European electrical retailer Dixons Retail both posted big jumps in earnings ahead of their planned merger later this year. Ca(...)

Dixons is discussing a deal  with Carphone Warehouse that would create a new £3.5 billion force in the electrical retailing sector.

Five years ago, Dixons could have been snapped up for less than £250 million (€303 million). By late 2008 its shares had slithered to an all-ti(...)

A record number of  Britons  did their Christmas shopping online in December as almost one in five non-food purchases were made on the internet.  Dixons Retail Group says it was the second year in a row of growth  for Dixons over the Christmas period,   Photograph: Yui Mok/PA

The owner of PC World and Currys said its business took off “like a rocket” after a record St Stephen’s Day for the electricals retailer.More than £10(...)

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 was ‘mistakenly’ offered as part of a Vodafone customer deal. Photograph: Stephen Lovekin/Getty

PERSISTENCE FINALLY PAYS OFF OVER VODAFONE TABLET OFFER A reader called Pina was a 3 Ireland customer before ringing Vodafone last spring to see what (...)

Since the changes were rolled out, sales of pain-relief products containing codeine have fallen by more than half

WHY IS IT SUCH A PAIN TO GET CODEINE PRODUCTS IN BOOTS?A Wicklow reader called in to Boots on Dublin’s Grafton Street recently and asked for a packet (...)

EZ Living, the independent furniture retailer, is to open a new 1,600sq m (17,300sq ft) store at Blanchardstown Centre in west Dublin. The new outlet (...)

Michael DeCesare, president, McAfee. photographs: eric luke

When you operate the world’s largest computer security company, the scale of the challenge you face is daunting: “It’s asymmetrical warfare – we have (...)