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(...)

Michel Combes, Alcatel-Lucent chief executive, and Nokia’s president and chief executive Rajeev Suri pictured together. Nokia is to buy Alcatel-Lucent in an all-share transaction that values the smaller French rival at €15.6 billion

Finnish network equipment maker Nokia said on Wednesday it had agreed to buy Alcatel-Lucent in an all-share transaction that values the smaller French(...)

The OnePlus One smartphone sold initially by invitation only. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

China-based smartphone maker OnePlus, is in talks to obtain Silicon Valley venture capital funding to help double its workforce as it boosts output. (...)

People wait in front of the Apple Store in Tokyo’s Omotesando shopping district to get a glimpse of the new Apple Watch. Photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters 1:24

Consumers in Australia flocked to Apple’s store in Sydney on Friday to get the world’s first up-close look at the tech giant’s smartwatch, which the c(...)

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone (centre) and Galaxy S6 smartphones. Samsung expects the Galaxy S6 smartphones that debut Friday to set a sales record for the company’s high-end devices as it tries to win back customers flocking to Apple’s iPhones. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

Samsung expects the pair of Galaxy S6 smartphones that debut Friday to set a sales record, with analysts predicting shipments could reach 55 million t(...)

Sony Xperia Z3: Best for photographs with decent manual controls

You can’t have failed to notice that there is a huge number of new smartphones hitting the market. After the Mobile World Congress in March, the new (...)