“Just yesterday we saw an orchestrated attack on a lot of our Irish enterprise customers from a piece of Russian malware.” Photograph: iStockphoto

Big name companies in Ireland are being successfully hacked by criminals between two and seven times a week, according to a Cork-based security expert(...)

Irish companies are seen to be particularly aware of the changing role for AI with 71 per cent of those surveyed saying they believe it will revolutionise the way they gain information from and interact with customers

As many as three quarters of Irish companies believe artificial intelligence (AI) will have a major impact on their industry in the coming years, with(...)

IT Alliance said it had seen strong growth in outsourcing, Microsoft cloud solutions and  support services

Irish outsourcing and managed services firm IT Alliance has reported record revenues of €36 million for 2016, up 7 per cent on the prior year. The co(...)

Since 1926, less than half of stocks actually generated any returns for investors, new research shows. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Most stocks – four out of every seven – offer risk but little return. In the majority of cases, you’d probably be better off sticking your money in th(...)

More and more, health technologies originally viewed as futuristic  have become reality. Photograph: Carmen Murillo/Getty Images/iStockphoto

Last year, it was reported that supercomputer IBM Watson diagnosed a rare form of leukaemia in a patient at a University of Tokyo-affiliated hospital (...)

The screen mounted in the Prius was not necessary for the running of the IBM-UCD-developed navigation system, but there to show how it was working.

There’s a minor irony in that as I sit into the passenger seat of the Toyota Prius, I’m fronting up to a screen the size of a decent household televi(...)

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has quit Donald Trump’s business advisory group after coming under criticism. File photograph: Reuters

Uber Technologies chief executive Travis Kalanick has quit Donald Trump’s business advisory group after coming under criticism for taking the position(...)

The tech sector needs to accept that Peter Thiel is not going to be its intercessor with Donald Trump. Photograph: Andrew White/The New York Times

The technology industry, especially within Silicon Valley, likes to portray itself as groovily progressive.   Take weekly work time off to (...)

Noelle O’Reilly, CEO of Dublin Tech Summit, which will include a Fashion Stage: “If you’ve just come from a very serious fintech talk and need a break, the fashion stage works for a bit of downtime.”

The Dublin Tech Summit, at the Convention Centre Dublin on February 15th and 16th, is not for hardcore techies. This is not a criticism, but rather a(...)

Slack offers a number of tools to users of its regular product offering – search, instant messaging, shared channels, voice and video calling – that can also be used in Enterprise Grid

Software-as-a-service firm Slack is taking on the enterprise market with a new product aimed at large-scale corporations. The new platform, Slack E(...)