Apple watch: news journalists not on the technology beat confess to glazing over when big snazzy product launches like those for the Apple Watch are reported.  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

My thoughts on the Apple Watch are not sophisticated. Mostly, the way the circular app icons cluster on the interface reminds me of those dottily chee(...)

The 10-year search partnership between Microsoft and Yahoo was crafted by former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer. Photograph: Tony Avelar/Bloomberg

Yahoo and Microsoft have added a termination clause to the terms of their search partnership agreement under which either company can end the deal on(...)

The inquiry will seek to address concerns of European business and politicians about the dominance of US tech giants and whether there is a level playing field for European firms

Internet platforms such as Google, Microsoft and Yahoo! will be the subject of a widespread inquiry by European regulators to determine whether they a(...)

Domino’s Pizza: results out Thursday. Photograph: REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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In 2005, a motorcycle accident took the life of 22-year-old Nebraskan Loren Williams. In an effort to find out more about her son’s life, Karen Wil(...)

Vivandi is hoping to make Dailymotion a ‘world-size player’, according to reports in Le Monde.

Vivendi has made a €250 million offer for French online video group Dailymotion, owned by telecoms group Orange, Le Monde reported on Monday.The repo(...)

Google is expected by eMarketer to account for about 55 per cent of the search ad market, despite a ban in China.  Photograph: Chris Ison/PA Wire

Spending on digital advertising will hit almost $171 billion (€158 billion) this year, with search ads accounting for $81.6 billion of the global spe(...)

Bubbly China and price-to-dream ratios The word “bubble” is grotesquely overused but Chinese equities are looking, well, bubbly.The Chinese market is (...)

Bank of Ireland gained 1.35 per cent to close the day at 37.5 cents. Its chief executive, Richie Boucher, said the bank would in future look to grow in the UK through bolt-on acquisitions, though he indicated there were no immediate plans. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

European stocks rose yesterday, trimming their worst weekly loss of the year, as the Stoxx Europe 600 Index added 0.3 per cent. The market in Dubli(...)

Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer: the tech giant’s strategy has been to seek to boost advertising dollars by generating content. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Enda Kenny’s ribbon-cutting at Yahoo’s new offices in the Dublin docklands yesterday will add three floors and more than 7,200sq m to Yahoo’s operatio(...)