Intel in Leixlip: the company recently invested $5 billion (€4.4 billion) in upgrading the plant. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

When a company announces it is going to cut 11 per cent of its workforce, it is assumed that all parts of the business will feel the pinch. Intel did (...)

BP’s chief executive Bob Dudley:  BP shareholders voted on April 14 to oppose his  $20 million pay package for 2015, the rare revolt reflecting outrage after the British oil and gas company recorded its biggest annual loss. Photograph: REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett/Files

Chief executives’ outsized pay packages are again coming under scrutiny, following a host of controversial pay awards in recent weeks. A fortnight ago(...)

 Engineers at work in Robert Bosch’s new €310 million R&D centre at Renningen in Germany

“A completely new work environment for creative minds” is how the world’s largest automotive supply company, Robert Bosch, describes its new €310 mill(...)

Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton during his speech at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona yesterday. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

Virtual reality gave way to the internet of things on day two of the Mobile World Congress, with everything from connected cars to machine-to-machine(...)

The Harman  Rinspeed Budii concept car at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Features like gesture control are now making it into production models and not simply reserved for concept cars.

Carmakers are becoming a familiar sight at tech shows, where they’re rolling out new models to woo a generation of consumers who question the need for(...)

Mobile World Congress: will host some of the world’s largest communication firms, with many unveiling phones and gadgets. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Almost 100,000 people are expected to attend Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, with companies such as Samsung, LG and Sony due to unveil t(...)

Barry Napier:  high-profile investor

There is a bit of a row brewing over at Cubic Telecom, high-profile investor Barry Napier’s mobile technology company, backed by Audi and Qualcomm. (...)

 McDonald’s: results out on Monday. Photograph: Joe Buglewicz/Bloomberg
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TODAY Results: Amgen; Ferrari; Halliburton; McDonald’s; Wincor Nixdorf. Meetings: Cyber and data security briefing (Clarion Hotel, Cork). Indicators: (...)

The service is intended for customers who want high-speed internet access through their mobile devices while travelling on New York’s streets

The world’s fastest and largest municipal WiFi network is being rolled out in New York by a consortium of investors including Google, in the latest at(...)

Stewart Butterfield, co-founder and chief executive officer of Slack Technologies. Slack is forming an $80 million venture fund to invest in other startups.

Slack Technologies, a Silicon Valley darling that’s raised more than $300 million, wants to give some of that money back. The start-up, which runs (...)