“The hottest start up at the web summit was the web summit itself”

So long to the Web Summit, which is leaving Dublin for Lisbon in 2016. The face of the Web Summit, Paddy Cosgrave, is everything Irish people pretend (...)

The 2012 winner of the James Dyson award was UK student Dan Watson, who invented escape rings for trawler nets designed to tackle overfishing

Inventions by two Irish students have made it into the top 20 shortlist for the 2015 James Dyson award. A system to help firefighters navigate burning(...)

Here comes the new iPhone, same as the old one. Right? Not exactly. While the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus may look remarkably similar to the models annou(...)

A teenage girl is being treated in hospital for spinal injuries after she fell from the roof of a nightclub. The accident occurred at the newly opened(...)

 Stockflare aims to deliver key metrics and information on any stock in the world quickly and will launch in the US market first. Photographer: Louis Lanzano/Bloomberg

A London-based fintech company co-founded by an Irishman has become the first such firm to win funding from the London Co-Investment Fund. Stockflare(...)

If there is one big advantage of owning a Mac, it’s that they aren’t targeted with viruses and malware with the same alarming regularity as Windows de(...)

Sedicii founder Rob Leslie

  Irish technology firm Sedicii has been named as one of the World Economic Forum’s most promising technology pioneers. The Waterford-(...)

The Apple Watch could have sold up to 2.5 million units, Juniper analysts said. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Apple may not be revealing exactly how many watches its has sold in the last quarter, but analysts at research firm Juniper have been crunching the(...)

Kara Swisher: “I think the quality of people writing for online has gone up dramatically from just a few years ago and will continue to go up as more people enter the workforce.”

The day I’m due to interview Kara Swisher is the day Twitter chief executive Dick Costolo steps down. Just two weeks before, Swisher had asked him on (...)

Love/Hate:  great Irish TV series

A new technology and television conference has been announced for Dublin that will play host to some of the top names in the industry. MediaCon will (...)