US tech giant Intel has announced plans to cut up to 12,000 jobs as it seeks to reorient its business to reduce dependence on the slumping personal computer market. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

IDA Ireland has an enviable track record when it comes to attracting big technology firms. And they don’t come much bigger than Intel, arguably the ag(...)

DecaWave chief executive Ciaran Connell said the funding will be used to quicken the development of the company’s next–generation technology.

Decawave, a Dublin-based developer of semiconductors, has closed a $4.5 million (€4 million)funding round from angel investors, bringing the total inv(...)

Festival fun: the South By Southwest music, film and technology festival in Austin earlier this year – “Keep Austin Weird!” has become a catch-all calling card for the city which attracts musicians and software coders, political liberals and start-up entrepreneurs. Photograph: Darrell Craig Harris/Getty Images

Austin revels in its kooky status and the Texan capital’s slogan “Keep Austin Weird!” has become a catch-all calling card for musicians and softwar(...)

Ciaran Connell, chief executive officer, DecaWave at the European Business Angel Congress held in Dublin yesterday.

Eoin Burke-KennedyDublin-based chip developer DecaWave has won top honours at the European Business Angel Congress and annual awards event. The two-da(...)

Decawave chief executive Ciaran Connell. The Dublin-headquartered firm has opened its first office in the US, as it seeks to support the company’s expansion overseas.  Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Dublin-headquartered chip firm DecaWave has opened its first office in the US, as it seeks to support the company’s expansion overseas. DecaWave, whic(...)