A computer user poses in front of a Google search page in this photo illustration taken in Brussels. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

Google risks a fresh round of criticism after its attempts to apply a court ruling giving citizens the right to be forgotten backfired, the State’s da(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin: hopes “open data will be the default” of Government bodies. Photograph: Eric Luke

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin believes the Government’s new national online data portal will “drive more effective deci(...)

Marissa Mayer, president and CEO of Yahoo, who has called mobile a key part of her turnaround effort, has stepped up dealmaking as she looks to jump start growth at the web portal. Photograph: Britta Pedersen/EPA

Yahoo is adding to its mobile lineup with the acquisition of analytics company Flurry. It is paying more than $300 million for the San Francisco-based(...)

Harry Crosbie: claims he is being “bullied” by Nama and has objected to a maximum of €5,000 in monthly living expenses, among other conditions. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Businessman Harry Crosbie lost up to €20 million investing in shares in Yahoo and AIB at the peak of the boom. Mr Crosbie’s failed investment t(...)

Who’s rearing your children? If you have a child aged nine or older in possession of a laptop, smartphone, tablet or all of the above, chances are tha(...)

A woman walks past the Time Warner Center near Columbus Circle in Manhattan yesterday.  Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox Inc said  it had offered to buy the company in  a move that would unite two of the world’s most powerful media conglomerates, but Time Warner rebuffed its offer. Photograph:  Reuters

European stocks advanced by the most since April as Portuguese banks led a rally by euro zone lenders and a report showed China’s economy expanded at (...)

Yahoo said it has to sell fewer Alibaba Group shares than previously expected in the Chinese e-commerce company’s market debut

Yahoo’s revenue declined in the second quarter as the Internet company’s rates for online display ads plummeted by 24 per cent, it said on Tuesday.The(...)

Sign of the times: software company Intercom has taken over one floor in the former bank premises on St Stephen’s Green in Dublin.  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Irish software firm Intercom has moved into the former headquarters of Anglo Irish Bank, taking a floor of the once blighted building on St Stephen’s (...)

Silicon Valley Letter

‘You’ll know all about this when you hit 40,” I joked, straining my eyes to spot my name on an ID badge for a tech “meetup” at the Googleplex in Mount(...)

Investors can now bet that female chief executives, such as Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer, will lead their companies to out-perform the market. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Barclays is selling an exchange-traded note tied to public companies with female executives, betting on demand for products that promote women in lead(...)