Data from the Networked Readiness Index suggests that the gap between the best and worst performing economies is widening

Ireland has been ranked 25th out of 143 economies in a new study that ranks countries on their ability to exploit information and communication techno(...)

The over-arching theme at Davos this year is ‘The new global context’. Photograph: EPA

Attending the World Economic Forum at Davos is tough if you’re not a one-percenter. Companies pay about 600,000 francs (€607,560) for a pass th(...)

Dutch prime minister, Mark Rutte (L), speaks next to Alexander Stubb (R), prime minister of Finland at the World Economic Forum. Photograph: EPA

European governments seeking to boost growth will be happy to let the European Central Bank lay the groundwork, according to Finnish prime minister Al(...)

Walk on by: Snowmen representing countries worldwide during an exhibition from the NGO, action/2015, on the sideline of the 45th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Photograph: EPA

The European Central Bank is expected to announce today that it will spend billions buying the debt of euro zone member states in order to kickstart t(...)

Can it possibly be morally defensible that the annual return on the wealth of the world’s richest man, Mexico’s Carlos Slim, is the equivalent of the (...)

Marissa Mayer, chief executive officer of Yahoo!  during a break in sessions on day three of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.

The forearms in Davos must have ached from all the back-slapping this week, as Sheryl congratulated Enda, Denis boosted the telecoms executives with h(...)

Premier Li Keqiang is the Chinese leader tasked with co-ordinating the programme of economic reform that is the main plank of the new leadership’s pol(...)

Rails Girls began as in Helsinki in November 2010 as a free workshop for women interested in building web apps using the programming language Ruby. It now has workshops running throughout the world, including a recent event in Dublin

In 2008, young women accounted for 14 per cent of all undergraduates enrolling in computing courses at Dublin City University. Five years later(...)