A child born today has a one in three chance of developing dementia and, so far, there is no promising research into a cure, according to head of research at Fujitsu Ireland, Anthony McCauley

The annual Fujitsu Forum is a big corporate love-in for the Japanese technology giant and its clients, and last week’s gathering in Munich was no exce(...)

Sunday Morning: Bring your provisions for a picnic at the newly spiffed-up Dolores Park, where an $8 million renovation made over the northern half of the park with new tennis courts; six acres of fresh, grassy splendor; and expanded restrooms. What hasn’t changed: the diverse crush of humanity, and the vistas of the San Francisco skyline. Photograph: The New York Times
Weekend in ... San Francisco
  • Travel
  • November 21, 2015, 05:00

Don’t blink or you’ll miss the next “new” San Francisco. This is a city that’s reinventing itself with every refresh of your Twitter feed, with cra(...)

The decision by Atlantic Philanthropies to give the largest grant in its history to Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and the University of California San (...)

Mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti during the Connected Car Expo in Los Angeles. Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/Bloomberg

Autonomous vehicles still struggle with mundane challenges such as tumbleweed, police officers giving traffic directions and wild animals, a Volksw(...)

The floor section of a damaged balcony is laid on a flatbed truck in Berkeley, California June 16, 2015. Photograph: Reuters

The rot that caused the Berkeley balcony collapse was “produced by a multitude of mistakes during design and construction” of the California apartm(...)

Workers  remove part of the fourth floor balcony that fell onto the balcony below at the Library Gardens apartment complex in Berkeley, California. Photograph: AP Photo/Jeff Chiu

The legal cases filed in a US court on Thursday over the June balcony collapse in Berkeley, California mark the first civil actions for damages arisin(...)

The students who were killed when the balcony collapsed at the Library Gardens Apartments, in Berkeley, California, in June: (top left to right) Ashley Donohoe, Eoghan Culligan, Olivia Burke, (bottom left to right) Nick Schuster, Eimear Walsh, and Lorcán Miller.

The parents of all students killed and injured in the Berkeley balcony collapse in June have filed legal actions in California. Parents of the six st(...)

Eric Migicovsky at  the 2015 Web Summit in the RDS, Dublin. Photograph:  Diarmuid Greene / SPORTSFILE / Web Summit

“There’s 14 billion wrists in the world,” says Eric Migicovsky with a smile. There is a very good reason he has an interest in wrists and what can go (...)

Paulo Portas’s appearance  on the Web Summit main stage turned out to be a swan song. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It’s just a week since the final day of the final Irish Web Summit for the foreseeable future and it already seems like ancient history. Two days lat(...)

Maurice Lévy: has been called the Napoleon of advertising for the string of acquisitions – not always friendly – which grew the once small Publicis agency into a giant.

If judged only by numbers, Maurice Lévy would be an impressive figure. He has transformed Publicis, the French firm he joined in 1971, into the world’(...)