Big Mac: has been showing its age
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Image of the week: Little, Medium and Big Mac First developed in the 1960s, the Big Mac, like its parent company, has been showing its age, and the g(...)

The court was told how a culture grew in Nama whereby staff became “desensitised” to the confidential information they were dealing with. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

For the most part, former Nama employee Enda Farrell sat stony faced in the dock on Thursday as the sorry tale of his misdeeds dating from 2012 was ex(...)

 The entrance to Google’s Europe headquarters in Dubli. A landmark court ruling intended to rein in Google has instead put it at the forefront of Europe’s enforcement of Internet privacy. Photograph: Paulo Nunes dos Santos/The New York Times

For more than a decade, internet search and advertising giant Google has sparred with competitors in an expanding range of industries. After fending o(...)

A man walks on a red carpet in front of the Gulfstream G650 ER aircraft at Asian Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (ABACE) at Hongqiao International Airport in Shanghai, China. Photograph: REUTERSAly Song
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Image of the week: Flying carpets Call it a side-effect of watching the The Night Manager, but on first sight, this circle of red seeping out from (...)

SAP fell more than 2 per cent after the company warned that first-quarter results would be weaker than expected

European shares were lower in early deals on Monday, led down by losses in SAP after a disappointing earnings update from the German software maker. (...)

Chief executive Tim Armstrong at AOL’s offices in Dublin: he wants the company to reach 2 billion users, up from about 700 million. Photograph: Dave Meehan

AOL chief executive Tim Armstrong wants to be “really clear” about his company’s “very audacious goals”. Following its $4.4 billion (€3.9 billion) a(...)

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has been at the helm of Yahoo for almost four years.  Photograph: Robert Galbraith/Files/Reuters

Buyers interested in buying Yahoo’s web business will have two weeks to submit their bids, it has been reported. The Wall Street Journal said the t(...)

Several technology multinationals  have filed a joint submission of written evidence on  aspects of the Bill.

Watching legislation being made is, as the saying goes, a bit like watching proceedings in a sausage factory – you would really rather not know. Bu(...)

Tech giants including Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Dropbox and more than two dozen other Internet companies have filed legal briefs supporting Apple in its encryption battle with the US government.

Tech giants including Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Dropbox and more than two dozen other Internet companies have filed legal briefs supporting Apple i(...)

Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer. Photograph: Stephen Lam/Getty Images

Yahoo said its board has formed a committee of independent directors to explore strategic alternatives, alongside its plan to revamp and spin off its(...)