A gauge of global stocks climbed for a ninth straight session on Wednesday after a slew of corporate earnings reports in the United States and Europe.(...)

Virginia Rometty, president and chief executive of IBM: the tech company has not posted growth in annual revenue since 2011. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

IBM’s quarterly revenue missed analysts’ estimates as growth slowed in its higher-margin businesses that include cloud and artificial intelligence ser(...)

IBM, Microsoft, and Johnson and Johnson are scheduled to report results this week

European shares gave back early gains in thin volumes on Monday, as a busy few weeks of earnings reports from top regional and US firms got underway. (...)

Quantum computing takes advantage of the ability of subatomic particles to exist in more than one state at any time. Image: iStock

One of the world’s leading physicists has warned Ireland risks falling behind other countries and losing its international reputation as a high-tech l(...)

Medtech company Medtronic topped table with profits of €4.1bn

Ireland’s largest companies moved firmly into the black in 2016, as profits at the country’s largest 1,000 companies rose to €34 billion, up from €28 (...)

On average, data breaches costs individual organisations $3.62 million per incident.

The cost to businesses for a record lost or stolen as a result of a data breach amounts to more than €100 per document, according to a new study. The(...)

US President Donald Trump walks to the White House. (Photograph: Reuters)

President Donald Trump will meet with the chief executives of technology companies including Apple and Amazon on Monday as the White House looks to th(...)

Slack’s James Sherrett: “Our Dublin office plays a crucial role in helping the 45 per cent of our paying customers based in Europe as we continue to grow.”

A senior Slack technologist says the software company is committed to expansion in Ireland by the end of the year as part of plans for growth in the E(...)

Jean E Sammet: her most enduring legacy is the role she played in the creation and longevity of the computer programming language Cobol.

Jean E Sammet, an early software engineer and a designer of Cobol, a programming language that brought computing into the business mainstream, died on(...)

Protesters gather outside the White House in Washingtonon Thursday. Photograph: AP

The heads of some of the largest and most influential American technology companies expressed their “deep disappointment” at Donald Trump’s decision t(...)