The IBM facility at Damastown , near Clonee, in Co Meath. Photograph: Photograph: Alan Betson/Irish Times

IBM posted a rare quarterly earnings miss as the technology services company struggled with the depreciation of the Japanese yen and a failure(...)

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(...)

Old computer monitors being recycled in Beijing, China, this week. First-quarter shipments of PCs fell 14 per cent worldwide from the same time last year, according to International Data Corporation - the deepest quarterly drop since the firm started tracking the industry in 1994. Photograph: China Daily/Reuters

The ailing personal computer market is getting weaker and starting to look as though it will never fully recover as a new generation of mo(...)

CIARA O’BRIEN The growth in popularity of tablets and smartphones coupled with an economic slowdown has wreaked havoc on the PC industry.(...)