Building materials group CRH climbed 1.4 per cent to €26.88, boosted by data that showed a 26 per cent jump in the value of US highway contracts awarded last month

Falls for technology and mining stocks dragged equity markets lower yesterday, with the FTSE in London posting the biggest slide among western Europe(...)

Marissa Mayer, Yahoo’s chief executive, said the company was seeking new ways to make money from Tumblr

Yahoo forecast lower-than-expected revenue for the current quarter as it struggles to revive its core online advertising business and spends more to (...)

A man ordered enough deadly poison on the Dark Web to kill 1,400 people, a English court has heard. Father-of-two Mohammed Ali, (31), allegedly tried (...)

Kara Swisher: “I think the quality of people writing for online has gone up dramatically from just a few years ago and will continue to go up as more people enter the workforce.”

The day I’m due to interview Kara Swisher is the day Twitter chief executive Dick Costolo steps down. Just two weeks before, Swisher had asked him on (...)

 Taylor Swift performs live on stage. Photograph: Sascha Steinbach/Getty Images

In an age of depressed record sales, her albums sell by the millions. Her tours fill arenas around the world. And a complimentary tweet to her nearly (...)

Music-streaming service Spotify is one of the few European tech companies which has become a global name – now a series of new venture funds has sprouted up in search of the next generation of European start-ups

As Europe’s tech companies such as Spotify, the music-streaming service, and King Digital, the maker of the Candy Crush franchise, have become global (...)

  Dick Costolo, Twitter’s embattled chief executive, at the New York Stock Exchange during the company’s market debut. Photograph: Richard Perry/The New York Times

Twitter chief executive Dick Costolo abruptly announced he was stepping down on Thursday amid increasing scrutiny of the company’s slow user growth an(...)

NearForm: the company recently announced it would add 100 jobs to its operation, and is targeting a total headcount of 150 by the end of the year

Waterford firm NearForm has appointed Silicon Valley engineer Eran Hammer to its team. The developer, who has previously worked for Walmart and Yahoo(...)

Have you ever wondered who comes up with the kinds of emojis used in online messaging? Well, emojis are a form of pictogram that have been around sin(...)

Imagine you get a letter in the post offering you free water. Instead of paying Irish Water for your supply, another company promises you a generous q(...)