Emer Duffy of Sage; Skillnets’ Tracey Donnery; Women ReBOOT participant Laura Murphy and Paul Sweetnam, Ibec, launching the new programme

One reason for the lack of women working in the technology sector is that there is a pipeline problem. Aside from maternity leave, women are more like(...)

A man tries a set of virtual reality goggles at the Philips stand at the IFA tech fair in Berlin. Photograph: Felipe Trueba/EPA

For 93 years, the IFA has been Europe’s largest tech show, promising tomorrow’s innovations today to a quarter of a million people who flock to Berlin(...)

It’s not just the free food that makes Facebook popular with employees. The company has been at the forefront in offering progressive benefits such as four months of paid paternity leave

Ireland may be awash with tech firms but Facebook is the best one to work for, according to a new survey. The company, which has grown its local base(...)

Dr Alison Campbell, Director of Knowledge Transfer Ireland. Enterprise Ireland. Copyright Fennell Photography

Knowledge Transfer Ireland, which was established four years ago, is the national office that helps private-sector organisations benefit from access t(...)

Dee Forbes, RTÉ director-general: Currently preparing the organisation’s next five-year plan.

At “future of media” events, there’s a quote from Bill Gates that pops up on the presentation decks like clockwork. “We always overestimate the chang(...)

The DeX docking station performed well in photo editing, creating documents and so on,  with a user interface that’s optimised for a larger screen instead of a mobile device.

Can you replace your entire desktop with a mobile phone and a dock? The ultimate in travelling light, that’s what the Samsung DeX promised for Galax(...)

The Google logo is pictured atop an office building in Irvine, California, U.S., August 7, 2017.   REUTERS/Mike Blake

Google faces a Tuesday deadline to tell the European Union how it plans to comply with an order to stop discriminating against rival shopping search (...)

Speakers at the inaugural SaaStock conference in Dublin last year.

As the holiday season ends so the tech conferences begin again. A number of technology-related events are happening in Dublin in the coming months wit(...)

Liam Cunningham, who plays Davos Seaworth in ‘Game of Thrones’, will speak at the Web Summit

The company behind the Web Summit has a permanent six-bedroom “crash pad” for new employees arriving in Dublin as part of efforts to circumvent the ho(...)

University lecturers are teaching basic computing concepts which could and should be taught in primary school, says software engineer Stephanie Sheehan. Photo: iStock

Taoiseach, we have a problem. That’s something Leo Varadkar is probably hearing more and more these days, but he would do well to take a very close l(...)