In too deep: parents need to monitor how much time their children spend in front of screens. Photograph: Ben Solomon/New York Times

Children as young as two are tapping on a television to change channel, scrolling on the cover of a book to turn the page and getting lost in their pa(...)

In too deep: parents need to monitor how much time their children spend in front of screens.

‘It’s the one game parents want their kids to play.” This week Microsoft’s chief executive, Satya Nadella, made a virtue of the company’s decision (...)

Entrepreneur Bill Liao: gave backing to Bank of Ireland  initiative to help give start-up firms a leg up in the business world

Bank of Ireland has announced a new initiative that will help give start-up firms a leg up in the business world, as it tries to establish itself as I(...)

Coder Dojo clubs are after-school or weekend get-togethers where basic programming and web development is taught, but the real success of the clubs is the philosophy of peer learning – students learning from each other in a sociable and creative environment.

The story of CoderDojo is well known: Cork teenager James Whelton set up a computer club in his school, spotted a gap for kids interested in co(...)

Mark Little: set to get about €5 million from €18 million sale of Storyful. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Former RTÉ broadcaster Mark Little hit pay dirt yesterday when he sold his social media news agency, Storyful, to News Corp for €18 million, pocketing(...)

DabbledooMusic founders Killian Redmond and Shane McKenna. Potential crowdfunding investors “just want to see if it’s a good idea or not”, says McKenna.

A number of Irish tech start-ups have turned to crowdfunding websites over the past year to raise funds from €1,200 to €100,000 as the draw of publici(...)

Peter Connor and John Farrelly, founders of Bullet

Setting up a business comes at a price, with everything from a feasibility study to product development, to marketing and staff costing money. On top (...)

It’s been a busy week for mobile deal company Temptster. Fresh off the back of an appearance on RTÉ’s Dragons’ Den(...)

A sales accelerator programme for start-ups, based in Cork, is looking for tech innovators who can join its second class, beginning May 20th. W(...)