Kiev’s main thoroughfare. Ukraine has been used for years by Russia as a testing ground for politicised cyber operations that later cropped up in other countries. Photograph: Brendan Hoffman/New York Times

The hacker, known only by his online alias “Profexer”, kept a low profile. He wrote computer code alone in an apartment and quietly sold his handiwork(...)

The company is pushing what it calls the “bothie” as the next evolution of the selfie, using Nokia’s Dual Sight technology to fire up both the rear and front-facing cameras at the same time, shooting video or photos of a subject and the smartphone operator simultaneously, which can be shared live directly to Facebook or YouTube

Nokia has launched the most important new handset in its attempts to revitalise the once world-beating brand for the modern smartphone era dominated b(...)

Ciara Garvan set up WorkJuggle, a recruitment service that links skilled professionals to part-time, flexible, remote, and short-contract jobs.

Dolly Parton dished out harsh words about the pain of “Workin’ 9 to 5” in the song of the same name. In summary, she reckoned it’s “all takin and no g(...)

Looking to go far: GirlCrew co-founders Elva Carri,  Áine Mulloy and Pamela Newenham

Dublin-based start-up GirlCrew, which has more than 100,000 members across 46 cities worldwide, is marking the release of its new mobile app with the (...)

Twitter, Facebook, Microsoft and YouTube announced the formation of the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism, which they said would continue to make their services ‘hostile to terrorists and violent extremists’.

Twitter is becoming less effective as a platform for so-called Islamic State (IS) terrorists, due to the rapid take-down rate of pro-IS accounts from(...)

A Google office building in Irvine, California. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

Internet giant Google has fired the male engineer at the centre of an uproar in Silicon Valley over the past week after he authored an internal memo a(...)

President Donald Trump has been tweeting incessantly about the Dow’s gains lately. Photograph: Jacquelyn Martin/AP

Another week, another market milestone. The Dow Jones index last week topped 22,000 for the first time, and nobody’s happier than President Donald Tru(...)

iPhone 8 leak: icons used to display the “D22” iPhone found in firmware from the Apple HomePod speaker. Photograph: Apple

A week of analysing a leak from Apple has revealed many details about what the company’s next iPhone will look like, as well as information about some(...)

Marcus Hutchins at his workstation in Ilfracombe, England.  File photograph: Frank Augstein/AP

A British computer expert who helped shut down a worldwide cyber attack has been arrested by the FBI in the US, on charges relating to the Kronos bank(...)

The Dow has topped 22,000 points for the first time, bolstered by a 6%  gain in Apple. Photograph: iStock

Ireland’s benchmark index closed lower by 0.87 per cent on Wednesday, a day when the Dow Jones industrial average achieved another milestone by pushin(...)