Microsoft corporate vice-president Panos Panay introduces a new laptop titled the Microsoft Surface Book at a media event for new Microsoft products  in New York. Microsoft also unveiled a virtual reality head set titled the HoloLens, a phone titled the Lumia 950, a tablet titled the Surface Pro 4 and a biometrics wristband titled the Band 2. Photograph:  Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Microsoft has introduced its first-ever laptop, wading deeper into hardware to spur adoption of its Windows 10 operating system and crank up the compe(...)

Pascal Saint-Amans, director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

The new global template for taxing multinationals could lead to more corporation tax being collected by Ireland, according to the head of the team beh(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

An initially positive start to the quarter for stocks in Europe and the United States fizzled out as a mostly disappointing batch of economic reports (...)

The agreement also drops all litigation involving Motorola Mobility, which Google sold to Lenovo last year while keeping its patents

Microsoft and Google have agreed to bury all patent infringement litigation against each other, the companies said, settling 18 cases in the United S(...)

People sample the Oculus-made Samsung Gear VR virtually reality headset. Photograph: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images

Virtual reality was once a science fiction fantasy. The idea that we would one day be able to disappear into a computer generated world – and like it (...)

Awards are great for encouraging people and companies to push themselves, and think about achievement. Photograph: Thinkstock

Once upon a time, there were hardly any business awards competitions in Ireland. Now, there are so many – often in overlapping areas – that it can be (...)

Twitter said this week that it has linked up with payment processor Stripe, founded by the Irish Collison brothers, to let shoppers buy products directly with a tweet. (Photograph:Kacper Pempel/Reuters)

Steve Jobs simultaneously led two companies, Apple and Pixar, as chief executive. Elon Musk is running Tesla and SpaceX. Now more people are saying t(...)

Gardaí have received reports of vishing scams  where the targets have lost more than €38,000. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg.

Gardaí are warning people about the rise of telephone and email scams where criminals attempt to deceive people into providing personal financial info(...)

Apple iPad Pro: costs from $799.  Photograph: Martyn Landi/PA Wire

By now, you’ll probably have clapped eyes in the iPad Pro. Not your average iPad, the device has a 12.9in screen and a bumped-up chip that gives the P(...)

The advocate general of the European Court of Justice has said the mass transfer of EU user data to the US by companies such as Facebook contradicts E(...)