Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella holds a speech to present the companies new cloud strategy for Germany in Berlin

Microsoft threw down a challenge to the US tech industry on Wednesday as it came up with a radical new regime to try to protect the data of some of it(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm’s lawyers set out six special circumstances outlining why he should be released from detention. Photograph: Josh Reynolds/The Irish Times

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has proposed remaining in detention at home and subjecting himself to electronic monitoring as a c(...)

 Shaker Aamer: He has written that  he was not sure if he would know how to respond to his name after being referred to as 239 – his prison number – for more than a decade. Photograph: Reprieve  UK/EPA

Shaker Aamer, the last British resident to be held at the US prison camp in the Guantanamo Bay navy station in Cuba, has been freed after 13 years in(...)

Inasmuch as the internet is “run” by anybody or anything, it is run by Icann.

I definitely have two-, three- and four-letter acronym fatigue. But after several days of following sessions at this week’s meeting of Icann (Internet(...)

Tracy Miner, attorney of former Anglo Irish Bank CEO David Drumm,  outside the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse in Boston, Massachusetts after David Drumm’s first court appearance for his extradition hearing on Tuesday, October 13th, 2015. Mr Drumm is currently being held in Federal custody after his arrest on Saturday. File photograph: Matthew Healey/The Irish Times

A bail hearing to decide whether former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm should be released has been postponed until October 26th. His law(...)

Fadi Chehadé: “Make sure you know when you get in what are the principles you will not ever give up on, and hold them dearly, and never let them go.” Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Fadi Chehadé knows what it is like to encounter adversity. The Beirut-born Egyptian national, who is chief executive officer of the powerful intern(...)

House majority leader Kevin McCarthy and his wife Judy walk out of the caucus room after he announced  he will not be a candidate for Speaker of the House. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Chaos descended on the US Capitol yesterday after Republican Kevin McCarthy, in a shock move, withdrew his name in the race to become the next Speaker(...)

Under Hillary Clinton’s plan, the $250 monthly cap would limit what insurance companies could ask patients to pay for drugs that treat patients with chronic or serious medical conditions. Photograph: CBS News/Reuters

US Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday will propose a $250 (€225) monthly cap on prescription drugs to stop what she calls “exc(...)

Pope Francis waves from the Popemobile after his arrival in Havana. Photograph: Adalberto Roque/EPA

Pope Francis hailed the restoration of relations between the US and Cuba as a victory for the culture of engagement and dialogue after he landed in Ha(...)

Cubans attend a Catholic service in Havana. Photograph: Daniel Berehulak/The New York Times

In four days, Pope Francis, the first pope from Latin America, will touch down in two of the least Catholic countries in the Americas: Cuba and the Un(...)