The Live Register, which also includes part-time and casual workers, fell by 1.3 per cent month on month. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The standardised unemployment rate fell slightly in March as the number of people signing on to the Live Register showed a decline. The latest figures(...)

The deal to buy Ontario-based Affinity will help FD expand its software and consulting services within the Internet of Things.

Financial software and consultancy group First Derivatives has acquired Affinity Systems in a deal worth up to £7.7 million (€10.6 million). The price(...)

The Surface 3 has full Windows software and runs on an Intel Atom x7 chip.

Microsoft is coming back for another shot at the iPad, with new version of its Surface tablet dubbed Surface 3. Unlike the Surface RT, which was the c(...)

NearForm counts publishing giant Condé Nast and Universal among its customers, along with Intel, Qualcomm and DPD

Irish technology firm NearForm is to create 100 jobs over the next year. The Waterford-based company specialises in bringing cloud computing to large(...)

Overall, Irish hourly labour costs showed a decline of 0.2 per cent compared with 2013,

  Labour costs in Ireland fell in 2014, new estimates from Eurostat have shown, making the country one of seven in the EU to show a downwa(...)

Dublin-based KnowledgeBase has unveiled an interactive online learning resource aimed at businesses.The platform includes video tutorials and can also(...)

Moody’s changed in the review status on Permanent TSB following  the European Commission’s approval in principle of the bank’s restructuring plan. Photograph: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

Moody’s has altered its review status on Permanent TSB’s baseline credit assessment, changing it from review for downgrade to review with direction un(...)

Twitter has launched Periscope, a live streaming app. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Forget about snapping and filtering still images to share with social media; these days it’s all about live streaming. Twitter has got in on the act, (...)

Profit from continuing operations at IFG fell to £4.6 million from £5 million a year earlier Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Pretax profit fell at IFG last year, but the company strengthened its balance sheet as it focused on the UK wealth platform and high-net-worth advice (...)

Fastnet has been awarded the Ventry Licensing Option in the North Celtic Sea Basin.

Irish and UK-listed exploration firm Fastnet has been awarded a new licensing option in the North Celtic Sea Basin. The Ventry Licensing Option(...)