Effective Software raised funding from AIB’s Start Up Accelerator Fund through ACT Venture Capital, with some participation from the Boole and Bloom investment syndicates and existing investors.

Irish technology company Effective Software is planning to expand following a successful funding round in which it raised €1 million. The company, whi(...)

Rob Laffan, a student at Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT), is the winner of the 2015 Engineers Ireland Innovative Student Engineer of the Year Awards for his Tippy Talk platform

A revolutionary new device which utilises automation technology to assist people with disabilities such as autism communicate verbally has earned Lime(...)

General view of the container terminal “Burchardkai” of the Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) in the harbour of Hamburg

German exports fell by more than expected in June and industrial output also declined, ending an otherwise strong second quarter on a weak note in a (...)

Modern 191-bedroom hotel in Cork has extensive conference and leisure facilities. Photograph: Tony Healy

The landmark four-star Clarion Hotel on Cork’s Lapps Quay is on the market at €30 million through joint agents JLL and Savills. If it sells at its gui(...)

Stephen Wheeler, managing director of SSE Airtricity. “Our model can’t just be about selling electricity, it’s actually providing an essential service to our customers.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

SSE Airtricity is on course to building the biggest wind farm in the State. The local subsidiary of British utility, Scottish and Southern Energy, (...)

European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager:  the  European Commission has approved Siemens’s planned $7.6 billion acquisition of Dresser-Rand. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

The European Commission approved Siemens’s planned $7.6 billion acquisition of Dresser-Rand after deciding that the deal won’t hamper competition in t(...)

 China’s state-owned railroad equipment makers CSR Corp and China CNR Corp have merged to become CRRC. It is the world’s second-biggest industrial company, trailing only General Electric. Photograph: Wang Zhaowang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images

CRRC may not be a name to conjure with right now, but since this month’s merger of two of China’s state-owned railroad equipment makers, CSR Corp and (...)

 China’s state-owned railroad equipment makers CSR Corp and China CNR Corp have merged to become CRRC. It is the world’s second-biggest industrial company, trailing only General Electric. Photograph: Wang Zhaowang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images

CRRC may not be a name to conjure with right now, but since this month’s merger of two of China’s state-owned railroad equipment makers, CSR Corp and (...)

Since Stuxnet’s exposure in 2010, 20 countries have announced digital warfare programmes

The Stuxnet computer worm temporarily succeeded in its goal of crippling Iran’s controversial uranium enrichment programme but, as the world’s first d(...)

Half of the new job cuts will come in Germany Photograph: Reuters

German industrial group Siemens posted a slightly larger-than-expected 5 per cent drop in quarterly industrial profit as a weak result at its digital(...)