Qualtrics CEO Ryan Smith with Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the opening of the company’s first Dublin office in 2013.  Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

US software firm Qualtrics is to create 100 jobs at its Dublin base.The new roles will take the number of people employed by the firm to 250 by the en(...)

Ryan Smith: founder of Qualtrics

US software firm Qualtrics is set to significantly expand its Irish operations, with the announcement of new jobs on the cards. Although exact (...)

Liberian Red Cross burial team retrieves the body of a suspected victim of Ebola  on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia. Liberia was  declared free from Ebola on 9th April 2015. Photograph: Ahmad Jallanzo/EPA

Public health experts involved in the response to the Ebola crisis have condemned what they described as a ludicrous, insulting and opportunistic atte(...)

Google has got to be easily the best-known new word of our time. It is also said to be a mistake. At least some people insist this is the case. It has(...)

A file image of Dave Goldberg, husband of Sheryl Sandberg, who died over the weekend. Photograph: Getty  I

SurveyMonkey chief executive Dave Goldberg died Friday from a head injury while exercising at a resort in Mexico, the local prosecutor’s office said o(...)

US scientists say they have invented a cheap, long-lasting and flexible battery made of aluminium for use in smartphones that can be charged in as little as a minute. Photograph: Getty Images.

US scientists say they have invented a cheap, long-lasting and flexible battery made of aluminium for use in smartphones that can be charged in as lit(...)

Sam Simon (59), a co-creator of Fox’s long-running hit animated series ‘The Simpsons’ has died after a battle with colon cancer

Sam Simon, a co-creator of Fox’s long-running hit animated series The Simpsons and an ardent philanthropist for animals, died after a battle with colo(...)

Embo Medical (from left) Wayne Allen, Colin Forde and Liam Mullins. The firm was voted “one-to watch” by the CorkBIC Venture Academy.

Embo Medical Embo Medical has created a new medical device which makes embolization procedures faster and less expensive while also offering mo(...)

Anne O’Leary, CEO Vodafone: will be discussing the need to think big in order to fulfil your potential. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

If those of us possessed of two X chromosomes find ourselves feeling a little bit special this week, it could be because of the hundreds of events tak(...)

Jason Mayden: “I was rejected by Nike three times, I wrote letters, I sent my portfolio, and on the next time, I figured instead of just sending queries through the mail, I would actually send a portion of who I am, and I just told my story rather than just show them my work”

Most boys want to become star athletes when they grow up; rather fewer want to become star designers. But for Jason Mayden, growing up in an unforg(...)