Cyberith’s Virtualizer: the device can read sitting and crouching movements, as well as walking and running

It was inevitable that virtual reality (VR) would get more of a show at this year’s E3. From Oculus Rift to Sony’s Project Morpheus , interest has be(...)

Google Glass

Remember watching the original Tron, and marvelling at the computer-generated world the film-makers created? The idea of a digital universe you cou(...)

Intel’s acquisition is the third multibillion-dollar semiconductor deal since March, and comes days after Singapore-based Avago acquired US rival Broadcom for $37 billion in the largest acquisition seen in the technology sector since the late-1990s dotcom bubble, Photograph: Pichi Chuang/Reuters

Intel concluded the largest deal in its history on Monday as it agreed to acquire Altera, a maker of programmable processors, for $16.7 billion, in th(...)

The Samsung Gear VR, priced $199, uses your Note 4 or Galaxy S6 to bring virtual reality right to you

Virtual reality is a funny thing. In theory, we like the idea of total immersion in something, whether it’s a movie, game or just a couple of photogra(...)

Samsung Electronics vice-chairman Jay Y Lee as Samsung. Photograph: Lee Jae-Won/Reuters

Samsung Group’s de facto holding company continues its reconstruction of South Korea’s biggest conglomerate to smooth the path for management successi(...)

IADT student Jack Luke trying out a wireless assistive display housed in a 3D printed enclosure capable of transcribing speech into text to assist the hearing impaired

A blue robotic hand sits on a stand on one table. On another, a cube constructed of LED lights flashes sequences of shapes expressing mathematical equ(...)

Tourists look at an Apple Inc. iPhone 6 Plus smartphone in front of a sculpture of a gilded bauhinia at Golden Bauhinia Square in Hong Kong, China. Photograph: Billy H.C. Kwok/Bloomberg

Apple’s close relationship with China is getting ever closer. In the first quarter of the year, Apple’s revenues in China rose 71 per cent to €14.7 bi(...)

 Ebay chief executive John Donahoe: “We’ve gone from 26 employees in Ireland in 2003 to over 3,000 today.” Photograph: Philip Leonard

The split between eBay and Paypal may be looming, but it seems as if it will be almost business as usual for its Irish workforce. The decision to div(...)

Huawei has been plugging away at the smartphone market, trying to persuade Android users – and maybe even the odd iPhone fan – that its phones are wor(...)

Pretax profit at chip maker ARM rose 24 per cent to £120.5 million, and revenue climbed 22 per cent to £227.5 million. Photograph: Arm Holdings/Bloomberg

ARM Holdings, the British chip designer whose technology powers Apple’s iPhones, said it made an encouraging start to the year, reporting first-quarte(...)