Google’s Sundar Pichai: it appears that seemingly minor details, ranging from a person’s economic background to whether or not he has a daughter, can be predictive of a chief executive’s tenure

New Google chief executive Sundar Pichai is Indian, comes from a humble background, is married, and has a daughter and a son. Readers might ask: so wh(...)

Germany’s Dax, down 1.9 percent, underperformed the wider market, after a recent sharp rally and as the euro gained against the dollar. Photograph: Reuters/Pawel Kopczynski

European stocks slipped on Thursday due to Greece’s worsening financial predicament, while euro zone government borrowing costs, including Ireland’(...)

Intel: Results tomorrow
For your diary

TODAY Meetings: Holcim agm (Zurich) TOMORROW Results: Google; Intel; Kuehne + Nagel. Meetings: Business Expo 2015 (Westcourt Hotel, Dro(...)

Shia Muslim rebels hold up their weapons during a rally against air strikes in Sanaa, Yemen, on Thursday. Oil prices jumped around the world after Saudi Arabia and its allies carried out the strikes. Photograph: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters

Stock markets around the world were knocked lower and oil prices jumped after Saudi Arabia and its allies carried out air strikes in Yemen. The attac(...)

Nitecore Tiny Monster Torch

Nitecore Tiny Monster Torch It’s always useful to throw a torch in your luggage. Nitecore claim its Tiny Monster TM06 is the world’s tini(...)

The Ebay offices in Dundalk. Photograph: Alan Betson
Dates for your business diary

TODAY Results: Thorntons. Meetings: 2015 World Future Energy Summit (to Thurs, Abu Dhabi, UAE). Indicators: Euro zone current account (Nov); UK Rightm(...)

Concourse Building at Airside Business Park

Ryanair has found a tenant to rent part of its new headquarters in Concourse Building at Airside Business Park near Dublin Airport.SanDisk, a global l(...)

Larry Ellison-led Oracle’s spree of acquisitions slowed since its purchase of Sun Microsystems in 2009. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Oracle said it would buy Micros Systems in a $5.3 billion (€3.9 billion) deal as the world’s second largest business software maker looks to boost fla(...)

Travel gear

SanDisk 128GB Ultra microSDX card If you can remember the name of it, you’ve probably got a 128GB brain, as it’s quite the mouthful. Suffice to s(...)

Gadgets: making travel easier
  • Travel
  • September 21, 2013, 01:00

SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash DriveOne of the most useful devices to hit the market, it just looks like a regular memory stick. Yet it’s actually a l(...)