Willy Kelly, managing director, Micromail; Aisling Curtis, small mid-market solutions & partner director for Microsoft Ireland; and John Purdy, chief executive, Ergo

IT services provider Ergo has bought software licensing specialist Micromail for an undisclosed sum. As part of the deal, Micromail, which is based (...)

EMC: firm’s older and pricier storage devices are facing slowing demand and newer models using flash technology are not growing rapidly enough to make up lost ground. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

EMC reported first-quarter sales and profit that fell short of analysts’ estimates in a slowing market for storage devices, as the company nears a $67(...)

McDonald’s results ard due out on Friday. Photo: Paul J Richards/AFP/Getty
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TODAY Results: Hasbro; Morgan Stanley; Netflix; PepsiCo. Meetings: Cairn Homes EGM (Conrad Hotel, Dublin 2); Petroneft EGM (Herbert Park Hotel, Dublin(...)

VMware’s offices in Cork Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

VMware is to add 40 jobs at its Cork campus, adding to its 800-strong workforce in Ballincollig. The company said it was recruiting mainly for mana(...)

Dell employs about 2,500 people in Ireland, with EMC employing a similar amount, and VMWare having about 700 staff here

Dell, the world’s third-biggest maker of computers, is set to gain unconditional EU antitrust approval for its $67 billion bid for data storage compan(...)

 McDonald’s: results out on Monday. Photograph: Joe Buglewicz/Bloomberg
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TODAY Results: Amgen; Ferrari; Halliburton; McDonald’s; Wincor Nixdorf. Meetings: Cyber and data security briefing (Clarion Hotel, Cork). Indicators: (...)

Elephant in the Valley appears to be the first study of its kind that has surveyed more than 200 women employed in tech roles in various Silicon Valley firms

Although there has been quite a bit of discussion around gender balance in the technology world recently, the discussion is often anecdotal in nature.(...)

BB-8 Sphero: app-controlled robot resembling Star Wars BB-8 minus head and suit

1 Apple Watch Like it or loathe it, the Apple Watch, when it landed, made a splash. While it wasn’t the first smartwatch, it was Apple’s first go at t(...)

Dell employs about 2,500 people in Ireland, with EMC employing a similar amount

Dell and EMC’s Irish workforce look set to continue to play a significant role in both companies’ future, with founder Michael Dell quashing suggestio(...)

Pivotal employs some 1,700 staff worldwide and its customers include Twitter, Best Buy, BT and BMW

Silicon-Valley headquartered software company Pivotal is to create 130 new jobs in Dublin and Cork as part of a €100 million five-year investment. Piv(...)