Microsoft’s  general counsel Brad Smith said the tech giant is conscious its entire cloud strategy outside the US could be jeopardised if it hands over the emails. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

The US case in which Microsoft is fighting a request to hand over emails from a data centre in Dublin, could have serious implications for Ireland if (...)

 Hector Xavier Monsegur, a computer hacker known as ‘Sabu’,  a former member of Lulzsec and Anonymous, leaves Federal Court in New York after having been granted a sentence of time served for a string of serious hacking charges. Photograph: EPA/Andrew Gombert

A leading hacker who authorities say helped disrupt at least 300 cyber attacks after agreeing to co-operate with the FBI was sentenced to time serve(...)

Raymond Bitar: pleaded guilty yesterday to two counts in Manhattan federal court. He was sentenced to time served

A US court yesterday ordered Raymond Bitar, founder of Irish-based Full Tilt Poker, to forfeit $40 million after he pleaded guilty to offences (...)