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We are at the beginning of a new technology-driven revolution. Multinationals are hiring, start-ups are scouting for talent and traditional industrie(...)

Shauna Hurley: “It’s looking at a structure and saying, ‘I was part of the team that designed that.’ ” Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Don’t date the nerd, “be the nerd”, was Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s advice last month. He was responding to a social media post that went: “I (...)

Figures show that the average employee of Google in the UK is being paid twice as much as their colleagues across the Irish Sea. (Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire)

There was some scratching of heads over the weekend when The Guardian showed that the average employee of Google in the UK is being paid twice as muc(...)

A tarp covers the intersection of the bobsled and luge tracks at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, Canada, on Saturday. Photograph: Larry MacDougal/The Canadian Press/AP

Twin teenage brothers have died during an after-hours visit to a luge-bobsleigh track in Canada on Saturday. Jordan and Evan Caldwell (17) were kil(...)

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‘Neither a borrower nor a lender be” is one of many Shakespearean quotes that have long since become cliches. But do you know which of the great play(...)

A touchingly rare display of cross-candidate praise in Dublin Bay South. Renua leader Lucinda Creighton was so taken by Mannix Flynn’s offering for t(...)

 Google is challenging Facebook’s Oculus for an early lead in Silicon Valley’s latest platform war. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Google is developing a new virtual-reality headset for smartphones, and adding extra support for the technology to its Android operating system, as i(...)

The exchange of electronic data between European and US companies forms a critical part of the myriad services now delivered digitally over the intern(...)

The only true successor to Joan Rivers has a great  four-part series on Netflix

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Elizabeth Linder, Facebook’s politics and government specialist, said: ‘We’ve seen previously in other countries that conversation on Facebook has increased voter turnout.’  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Health is the number one general election issue Irish people are talking about on Facebook, according to new figures released today. Facebook, which(...)