Google’s revenue grew 15 per cent in the fourth quarter but fell short of Wall Street’s target on declining online ad prices and unfavorable foreign e(...)

Youtube says  it is unable to catch all terror-related content. Above,  member loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. REUTERS/Stringer

The sheer volume of content regularly uploaded to YouTube makes it tough for the video-sharing website to catch all terror-related content, a senior o(...)

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg. The company’s fourth-quarter overall revenue rose to $3.85 billion from $2.59 billion in the year-ago period

Facebook’s revenue grew 49 percent in the fourth quarter, as mobile advertising growth helped the world’s largest Internet social network beat Wall S(...)

The Internet of Things is attempting to join together your television, car, computer and just about anything else that can generate or use data. Illustration: Thinkstock

The world is in data overload. The information superhighway was built and we are now struggling to handle the big data mountain that it delivered. (...)

A Google employee demonstrates playing a video on a phone and transferring it to a television using Google Chromecast: the device offers a cheap way to get internet on to your HDTV, bringing online video and music to the living room at about a third of the price of Apple TV. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

A decade ago, the idea that tech firms like Apple and Google would be competing for the same customers would have seemed unlikely. But that’s exactly (...)

Marissa Mayer: “Yahoo’s Geek Goddess” as ‘Vanity Fair’ has called her.  Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

To the list of books about transformative technology companies and their visionary leaders we can now add one about Silicon Valley’s wayward soul and (...)

Microsoft executives Joe Belfiore, Terry Myerson and Alex Kipman  wearing HoloLens eyewear that overlays 3D images on the real world. Photograph: Glenn Chapman/AFP/Getty Images

It is generally wise to take demonstrations of new technologies with a grain of salt. That was especially true for the Microsoft HoloLens – the hologr(...)

Google Glass may be on the back-burner - temporarily - but  augmented reality technology remains a ‘watch this space’ industry. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

Google may have pulled the plug on Google Glass sales for now, but the augmented reality glass is still half full, say the organisers of the Augmented(...)

The newly refurbished redbrick Dock Mill which has been bought by Google for €13m. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Google is to embark on a further enlargement of its European headquarters at Dublin’s Grand Canal Dock following its purchase of a former warehouse r(...)

Apple is expected to  exceed expectations when it announces its quarterly results for the final three months of 2014 on Tuesday. (Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire)

Most Asian share markets firmed on Tuesday and the euro clung to rare gains, relieved that European equities had weathered Greece’s election outcome (...)