A giant screen at the 2015 Internet of Things Solutions World Congress in Barcelona in September. Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP Photo

The next big thing always looks better than the last big thing, especially when that next big thing is the Internet of Things. If your eyes glazed (...)

American hedge fund billionaire Stanley “Stan” Druckenmiller: Through his investment vehicle Duquesne, he has invested some $324 million in gold via an exchange traded fund. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images
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The numbers 4 :   Number of times that lightning struck a Google data centre in Belgium, according to the company, resulting in the p(...)

A stack of Philips DVD recorders are displayed in a household items store in Utrecht. Philips said it expects a modest increase in sales this year

Philips reported higher quarterly medical equipment sales and improved margins in its consumer and lighting businesses on Monday but cautioned that gr(...)

Shoppers interested in using the service will need to install a Carrefour mobile software app on their smartphones and opt in.

Philips has struck its first deal to sell lights with built-in technology that can track shoppers as they move through a grocery store, beaming pop-up(...)

Philips SoundShooter Wireless Speaker Looking not unlike some sort of sonic grenade, SoundShooter from Philips is a portable speaker to toss into y(...)

John Evans with Dermot Deely of Philips Ireland after receiving the manager of the month award for April.

Roscommon football manager John Evans was on Monday named Philips Manager of the Month for April.Last month in Croke Park, Roscommon defeated Down by (...)

ChannelSight chief executive John Beckett: ‘What’s cutting edge is what we’ve developed for after the customer clicks the buy-it-now button.’

Irish technology firm ChannelSight has signed a partnership with Mondelez International that will see the multinational company use its ecommerce tec(...)

Dash is a wireless in-ear headphone . . . packed inside is a music player, 4 gigabytes of storage, a microphone to take phone calls and sensors that monitor your position, heart rate and body temperature.

Forget “wearables”, and even “hearables”. The next big thing in mobile devices is “disappearables”.Even as the new Apple Watch piques consumer interes(...)

Philips is forecasting a “modest” increase in comparable sales for the full year 2015.

Philips, the lighting, consumer and healthcare products company, said on Tuesday its comparable sales rose 2 per cent to €5.3 billion in the first qu(...)

“There is no industry or business, large or small that is going to be left untouched by big data challenges”

If you woke up this morning with a persistent, niggling ache, you might like to know that a Belfast company is working on your problem. Or rather they(...)