The new lithium battery  promises to solve two of the biggest grumbles about electric cars - high prices and low driving ranges. It’s headed for production in just over a year.

A new battery that promises to solve two of the biggest grumbles about electric cars - high prices and low driving ranges - is headed for shop floors (...)

Snoop Dogg is one of a number of investors who have joined the $50m funding round for Reddit

Hip-hop star Snoop Dogg, Silicon Valley investor Marc Andreessen and the Oscar-winning actor Jared Leto have joined a $50m funding round for Reddit, t(...)

Former US president Bill Clinton talks with his daughter Chelsea after she addressed the Clinton Global Initiative in New York. The meeting has become more of a Clinton family affair in recent years. Photograph: Ray Stubblebine/EPA

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams, businessman Denis O’Brien and former Irish president Mary Robinson will be at the annual meeting of the Clinton Gl(...)

Adrian Carmack (left) with John Romero at the five star Heritage Golf & Spa resort in Killenard, Co Laois.

Adrian Carmack, a co-founder of the firm that created ground-breaking game franchises Doom and Quake, is the new owner of the five-star Heritage Go(...)

Alibaba founder Jack Ma gives a thumbs-up as he arrives to speak to investors at an initial public offering roadshow in Singapore. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters

Jack Ma isn’t the only billionaire winner of Alibaba’s initial public offering. The record-setting stock sale also gave a jolt to the fortunes of the (...)

Desperate Housewives actress and angel investor Eva Longoria, who has been confirmed as a speaker at this year’s Web Summit. Photo: Bloomberg

Desperate Housewives actress Eva Longoria, supermodel Lily Cole and Oscar winning visual effects specialist Tim Webber have been confirmed as speak(...)

A team of researchers at Dublin City University have begun working on tailoring a highly successful international means of teaching mathematics to the Irish curriculum. Photograph: Alan Betson /The Irish Times

A team of researchers at Dublin City University (DCU) have begun working on tailoring a highly successful international means of teaching mathematics (...)

 Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the new Apple Watch. Photograph: EPA/Monica Davey

It’s not often that new eras in technology have definite dates of birth, but there is every chance when the history of wearable computing is written, (...)

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company’s board of directors to focus on his new ownership of the LA Clippers of the NBA. (Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Steve Ballmer has resigned from Microsoft’s board, eight months after his departure as chief executive officer, ending more than three decades of dire(...)

Daithí Ó Sé has been nominated to carry out an Ice Bucket Challenge in aid of charity on the Rose of Tralee show. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire 0:36

The lead-up to the first part of nominations in the Rose of Tralee Festival tonight is heating up - or in the case of host Daithí Ó Sé, it could be a (...)