Back pain: Reactiv8 helps restore control to the muscles that stabilise the lumbar spine.

Irish-listed firm Mainstay Medical has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the US to begin a clinical trial of its implan(...)

Golden Discs opened on Dublin’s Grafton Street for the Christmas period last year Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Turnover at home entertainment retailer Golden Disc Group rose 43 per cent in the year to the end of June 2014, as it opened six new stores. Th(...)

EA’s FIFA series may have made great strides in realism in the past few years, but there has been one glaring omission: there has been no represent(...)

Shopify is recruiting customer support agents in Galway. Photograph: Kevin Van Paassen/Bloomberg

Cloud-based commerce platform Shopify is to set up a customer service operation in Galway, creating up 50 jobs by early next year. Shopify allows sm(...)

A user scans for an available vehicle using the Uber  app. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

At some point in the future, the current generation of 30-somethings will be able to regale their children with tales of times gone by, when trying to(...)

 CoderDojo Coolest Projects: Openet Pitching Stage will give the children taking part in Coolest Projects the chance to sell their idea to the crowd. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Ireland’s best and brightest coders will be given the opportunity to hone their pitching skills at the upcoming Coolest Projects event in the RDS, Du(...)

PhoneWatch: set up in 1991

Home security firm PhoneWatch has extended its smart monitoring service to include fire and carbon monoxide alarms. The move comes as research condu(...)

Wifi is a funny thing. On one hand, it’s made our lives a lot easier, freeing us from the cord and tethers that we once needed to get a connection to (...)

Cars are becoming increasingly more high tech these days, from some fancy in-car entertainment systems to those self driving ones that Google has been(...)

The Samsung Gear VR, priced $199, uses your Note 4 or Galaxy S6 to bring virtual reality right to you

Virtual reality is a funny thing. In theory, we like the idea of total immersion in something, whether it’s a movie, game or just a couple of photogra(...)