Jaime Diaz-Ocejo: has what in a doctor you would call an excellent bedside manner

Computers played a part in the success of Germany at the World Cup. The country’s football association has been working with the software company S(...)

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange yesterday. Stocks fell sharply, with the S&P 500 posting its biggest one-day percentage drop since April 10th  on news that a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet crashed near the Ukraine-Russia border. Photograph: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

European shares slumped yesterday, sharply extending losses at the end of the trading day on news that a Malaysian passenger plane had been shot down(...)

Brian Weakliam: got some one-on-one time  with SAP co-founder Hasso Platner, Germany’s 10th richest man with a fortune of $9 billion-plus

Brian Weakliam, the chief executive, of red-hot financial-tech company Bankhawk, did not have much time to enjoy the sunshine on his recent trip to Or(...)

Bankhawk Analytics chief executive Brian Weakliam

Irish financial services company Bankhawk Analytics has been named “most transformative” start-up at the SAP Sapphire Now conference in Orlando, Flori(...)

German technology group SAP is to create 60 highly skilled roles in predictive analytics, as well as 200 new technology support roles, across its business suite and cloud support teams in Citywest in Dublin.

Almost 500 new technology-related jobs are to be created by companies in Galway, Athlone, Shannon and Dublin.Swedish software provider Ericsson and G(...)

Google shares on Wall Street were down 3.4 per cent at $544.36 today. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Global equity markets rose slightly, boosted by data indicating strength in the US economy and by upbeat results from some major US companies, (...)

Traders say   markets remain vulnerable, depending on the details of any sanctions imposed by the United States and the European Union. Photo: Bloomberg

European stocks rose today, with a major index recovering from its lowest level in more than a month, after Crimea voted yesterday to leave Ukr(...)

HP chief executive Meg Whitman. photograph: justin sullivan/getty images

In a keynote address that emphasised her company’s innovation “DNA” – and which veered between discussions of 3D printing and the cloud to a video of (...)

Bernard Kirk, director of the Galway Education Centre. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

W hen Bernard Kirk was growing up in Cork, he never dreamed a set of Danish interactive plastic bricks in the toybox might become his second name. To(...)

A place apart: one of the cantilevered cabins at Glencomeragh House

A group of exquisite buildings by a young, now disbanded practice of architects, Bates Maher, has won the RIAI Gold Medal, a triennial award that is I(...)