Daft Punk and Beyonce at the Tidal music service announcement in. Jay Z unveiled his plans for Tidal, a subscription streaming service that he said will be majority-owned by artists themselves. Photographs:New York Times.

Some of the world’s biggest names in music including Beyonce, Cold Play’s Chris Martin, and Rihanna are backing Jay Z’s new global streaming music se(...)

Building materials group CRH rose 1.3 per cent to €20.32, as its peers in the cement sector also advanced. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Dublin market outperformed on a flat day for equities across Europe as investors mined data on euro zone economic growth for clues ahead of today’(...)

Apple wants to help you name that tune. The company is planning to unveil a song-discovery feature in an update of its iOS mobile software that(...)

Ryanair closed at €6.54. Photograph: Alan Betson

After the big moves of Monday, markets experienced some pullback yesterday, especially in Europe where most national benchmarks slipped, albeit by ver(...)

Former Microsoft executive and venture capitalist Brian McAndrews is to take over as  president, chairman and CEO of Pandora Media. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Pandora Media has named former Microsoft executive and venture capitalist Brian McAndrews as president, chairman and CEO.Mr McAndrews (54) replaces Jo(...)

Ryanair  was also among the most traded on the Iseq during yesterday’s session: Photograph: Alan Betson

Benchmark stock indexes edged higher but the dollar fell after a US government report showed sales of new single-family homes in July fell to their lo(...)

New Apple iOS 7 features are displayed on screen during Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2013 in San Francisco, California yesterday. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Tech giant Apple unveiled a music streaming service called iTunes Radio and new mobile software yesterday, in the biggest redesign of its operating sy(...)

Apple intends to unveil a new audio streaming service at its conference next week.

Apple is gearing up to sell audio ads on a music-streaming service it intends to unveil at its developers conference next week, according to people f(...)

 A man stands next to an oversized Google map marker pin as attendees wait to enter the Google I/O developers conference at the Moscone Center on May 15, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Google Inc plans to start a subscription music-streaming service as soon as this week that would compete with Spotify, according to people with(...)