Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo: “As we iterate on the logged-out experience and curate topics, events, moments that unfold on the platform, you should absolutely expect us to deliver those experiences across the total audience and that includes logged in users and users in syndication.”  Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

Twitter’s first-quarter earnings were a washout. It is not just that the numbers were poor or that they were leaked – there was another thing wrong wi(...)

Cat  wearing a “Tsunagaru Col” gadget. Photograph: Reuters/Yuya Shino
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Image of the week: Connected cats This poor cat is wearing a “Tsunagaru Col” gadget, next to a smart phone displaying the connected app, at the(...)

Smythson, a very British brand whose famous past fans include Katharine Hepburn, Sigmund Freud and Hardy Amies, has an Irish design director with s(...)

Christopher Bailey, CEO, Burberry, is number one on the OUTstanding list.

Two Irish business people have made it into OUTStanding’s top 100 list of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) business leaders. Limeric(...)

Dublin’s Merrion Hotel is to be the setting for the latest shareholder revolt. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Merrion Hotel in Dublin is to be the setting for the latest shareholder revolt, as investors in the FTSE 100 credit-checking company Experian gath(...)

Investors  were betting that  the financial troubles of Portugal’s Banco Espirito Santo won’t spiral into a euro zone banking crisis. Photograph: Reuters

European stocks were little changed, halting five days of losses, amid increased takeover activity, while investors also bet that the financial troubl(...)

Burberry shareholders have opposed chief executive officer Christopher Bailey’s multi-million pound pay package.

Burberry chief executive officer Christopher Bailey’s multi-million pound pay package was opposed by more than half of the share votes cast at the lux(...)

Tiffany & Co reported earnings up 50% in first quarter. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Luxury retailers Tiffany and Burberry posted strong results yesterday despite ongoing challenges among mainstream players in the sector, which saw Ame(...)

The 158-year-old brand  said today it made £528 million of retail revenue in the three months to December 31st. Photograph: Keith Bedford/Bloomberg

British luxury brand Burberry posted a 14 per cent rise in underlying retail revenue in the Christmas quarter, though it cautioned that at current lev(...)

 Angela Ahrendts, chief executive officer of Burberry Group, and one of only four women chief executives on the FTSE, is on her way to Apple.   Photograph: Peter Foley/Bloomberg

The number of women running Britain’s blue chip companies has surged 33 per cent. But before we hang out the bunting and declare the glass ceiling sha(...)