SBS sport reporter Scott McIntyre has been fired for posting ‘disrespectful’ tweets about Anzacs on Anzac Day. Photograph: Twitter

Australian communications minister Malcom Turnbull has denied influencing a decision by broadcaster SBS to sack one of its reporters over a series of (...)

Military drones: The level of automation in military UAVs is becoming sophisticated, and matches the capabilities of elite military pilots. Photograph: US Navy/Jeffrey S. Viano

Norma Jean Dougherty worked in a factory near Van Nuys airport in Los Angeles which manufactured the first mass-produced radio-controlled aircraft mod(...)

Tony O’Dowd of KantanMT.com, which is based in the Invent Building at DCU, says the resources and expertise provided by the Invent team were instrumental in getting the concept off the ground

“It’s not widely known at home but Ireland has developed an international reputation for research in statistical machine translation. Trinity, DCU and(...)

 Daire O’Neill: “It’s important to have local partners as the culture and customs [in Japan] are so different to what we are used to in Europe.”

In 2008, Daire O’Neill left his job with Intel to fulfil a long- held desire to work in Japan. He spent two years as an embedded software developer wi(...)

Honda’s first jet plane completed  its maiden flight today as the company seeks to boost its technological reputation. Photograph: Reuters.

Honda’s first jet plane made its maiden Japanese flight as the company seeks to boost its reputation for cutting-edge technology. The seven-seat aircr(...)

Central Japan Railway’s seven-car maglev - short for “magnetic levitation” - train returns to the station after setting a new world speed record. Photograph: AFP/Getty 1:02

A Japanese maglev which is the fastest passenger train in the world has broken its own speed record.Operator JR Central said the train reached 603km/h(...)

The latest Merrill Lynch monthly fund manager survey shows concerned investors are taking the Tina approach – there is no alternative – to stocks.In F(...)

A specialist trader works at a Virtu Financial booth on the floor of the New York Stock. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

An index of Asian shares slipped on Monday and Chinese stock markets erased earlier sharp gains made after China’s central bank boosted banks’ lending(...)

‘The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs,” Charles de Gaulle once opined. And now science suggests he might have had good rea(...)

European Union (EU) flags fly outside the new headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt.  Photographer: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

Consumer prices in the euro zone rose for the second straight month in March, not enough to pull annual inflation out of negative territory but anothe(...)