High hopes: millennials with an engineering degree may think they will be on a major project straight away. Photograph: Thinkstock

They are the last of the “millennials”, the generation born between the late 1970s and mid-1990s. They emerge from college with expectation, ho(...)

Google VP of engineering Dave Burke announces a new Nexus 6P phone. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

With the latest version of the iPhone barely out of the gate, Google is already seeking to increase the competition in the smartphone market, unveilin(...)

Cathriona White, from Co Tipperary, who was found dead at her LA home on Monday. The beauty therapist was a former partner of actor Jim Carrey. Photograph: Splash News

Cathriona White, an Irish beauty therapist and former girlfriend of actor Jim Carrey, has been found dead in her Los Angeles residence, according to p(...)

Salesforce cofounders Marc Benioff and Parker Harris at Dreamforce 2015: Harris dressed as “Lightning Man” to promote the company’s new service for app developers, Lightning. Photograph: Jakub Mosur

It’s not often you get to see a millionaire tech executive in a onesie. Salesforce’s lesser known co-founder Parker Harris took to the stage at the Dr(...)

The music publishing company that has been collecting royalties on the song Happy Birthday To You for years does not hold a valid copyright on the lyrics to the tune that is one of the mostly widely sung in the world, a federal judge has ruled. Photograph: Ben Curtis/AP

A US judge has ruled that Warner/Chappell Music does not own a valid copyright to one of the world’s most recognisable songs, Happy Birthday to You, (...)

American Eric Risser and Kildare-born Neal O’Gorman of Artomatix: their algorithm can generate thousands of images based on the initial design and parameters that an artist provides, which can be useful in video game production

Dublin-based software firm Artomatix has reached the final stages of an international start-up competition run by technology website TechCrunch. Prev(...)

Bebo founder Michael Birch: His current projects include start-up incubator Monkey Inferno.  photograph: dave meehan

“It’s suicide to try and be a better Facebook, ” Michael Birch says. And he should know. Along with his wife Xochi, he co-founded social networking si(...)

Ireland, Co Dublin: €850,000, Knight Frank
Take Five for €850,000

Knight Frank is seeking €850,00 for this two-bedroom apartment at 331 Malahide Marina Village, Co Dubin. We find properties at similiar prices around (...)

Niall Murray (in red shirt) and Dr James Crew (to his left) give a press conference last week,  three months after six students died and seven  more were injured in a balcony collapse in Berkeley,  at a press conference at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, California.

Another of the seven Irish students injured in the Berkeley balcony collapse in California in June has returned to Ireland. Niall Murray (21), from R(...)

The Apple iPhone: introduced with a single screen with no physical keyboard.   Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

‘Smartphones are really complicated. Just for the basic stuff people have a hard time figuring out how to use them.” As Apple chief executive, Steve J(...)