Bumper to bumper: Recent estimates published by LinkedIn show that nearly a third of new residents in the Bay Area region represented “technical talent” and they are pushing up rental prices there. Photograph: George Rose/Getty Images

Those who remember the utterly destitute state of Dublin’s docklands during the 20th century must get some solace from its revitalisation in recent ye(...)

Google was one of four tech companies involved in a settlement worth $325 million with  64,000 employees.

Four major Silicon Valley companies have formally agreed to pay $324.5 million (€238 million) to settle claims brought by employees accusing them of c(...)

A teenage boy who ran away from home survived a five-hour flight in the freezing wheel well of a jetliner that reached 38,000ft (11,582 metres)(...)

Jimmy T Murakami, who has died after a brief illness at age 80, was a Japanese-American animation director who lived in Ireland since 1970. (...)

Tom Perkins, co-founder of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, stands for a photograph in his San Francisco home. Perkins has apologised for comparing today’s treatment of wealthy Americans to the persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany, but stands by his message around class warfare. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

When Tom Perkins, founder of the prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers wrote a letter to the Wall Stre(...)

Lawsuits against internet companies and social networks are multiplying as use of the web balloons. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Facebook is being sued in the US over claims it systematically intercepts its users private messages on the social network and profits by sharing the (...)

Meg Whitman, chief executive of Hewlett-Packard is cutting costs and rebuilding relationships with customers. Photograph Bloomberg

Hewlett-Packard reported fiscal fourth-quarter revenue and profit that topped analysts’ estimates, boosted by corporate demand for servers, computers (...)

Jury selection is scheduled to begin today in  California in a retrial over how much Samsung should pay for infringement of Apple’s intellectual property.  Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/Bloomberg

Apple is set for a replay of a court fight against Samsung Electronics in which the iPhone maker may seek to recoup more than the $411 million in dam(...)

 John Hartnett:  One of three new appointees announced yesterday.

Following the resumption of flights between Dublin and San Francisco, Aer Lingus is looking to further strengthen its ties with Silicon Valley through(...)

President  Higgins and Costa Rica’s president Laura Chinchilla  walk to a joint news conference at the Presidential house in San Jose on October 28th. Mr Higgins largely steered clear of contentious political issues during his Latin American tour. Photograph: Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters

It was a shame President Michael D Higgins wasn’t able to make Nicaragua the fourth stop on his tour of Latin America this week along with Mexico, El (...)