Dear LinkedIn, Could we talk. I do not need to be connected with my esteemed colleague Conor Pope. He sits in front of me. Or Carl O’Brien, to my r(...)

Pavel Durov, CEO and co-founder of Telegram, has pledged to appeal the Moscow court ruling. Photograph: Steve Jennings/Getty Images

A court in Moscow fined Telegram Messenger 800,000 rubles (€11,866) on Monday for refusing to hand over the encryption keys to the popular mobile soci(...)

Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon: ‘The 2018 budget increase is hugely positive and critical to preparations for our enhanced and increasingly globally prominent regulatory role’

Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon says her office aims to spend its additional €4 million allocated in Budget 2018 to recruit up to 40 new emp(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: “If you want those companies to generate in Europe it not through heavy taxes and more regulation”. File photograph Brian Lawless/PA

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned fellow EU leaders that taxing digital companies too heavily would inhibit their development or drive them away. Mr(...)

Kenler, a 0.59 acre site bought by Ciaran Deane for €1.51m, will be redeveloped as eight large new homes

Kenler, a 0.59 acre site bought by Ciaran Deane for €1.51m, will be redeveloped as eight large new homes Ciaran Deane, son of developer A(...)

Studying for a PhD can involve seven-day weeks, long days, low pay and uncertain prospects. Photograph: iStock
Is doing a PhD a waste of time?

What use is a PhD nowadays? After almost two decades in education, is it really worth committing another three, four or even more years to a doctorate(...)

Alexander Zharov, head of Russia’s communications watchdog, Roskomnadzor.

Facebook will by shut down in Russia next year if it fails to comply with requirements to store user data locally, according to the head of Russia’s s(...)

Staff watch Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Business Frances Fitzgerald officially open LinkedIn’s Europe, Middle East and Africa headquarters in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary lifted his hands off the table and raised his eyebrows on Thursday when it was put to him at the company’s agm that some(...)

Employees want to be treated almost like customers in so far as they expect almost a consumer experience

Businesses are used to spending large sums of money to figure out precisely what their customers want. But in a time of skills shortages, ensuring you(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald listen to Lindsay Browning at the opening of LinkedIn’s new Europe, Middle East and Africa headquarters in Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Social networking service LinkedIn has officially opened its first purpose-built facility outside the United States at Wilton Place, Dublin, following(...)