Almost 13 years after Séamus Brennan raised the prospect of introducing mandatory pensions, the Government is seemingly getting around to it

Almost 13 years after Séamus Brennan raised the prospect of introducing mandatory pensions, the Government is seemingly getting around to it. More tha(...)

Prof Jeffrey Ullman: “It’s not really a new phenomenon that people try to influence other people, and do that often by trying to know about them. It’s just become easier to do what people have been trying to do all along.”

Our relatively recent and rapid transformation into a data-driven, data-devouring society comes as no big surprise to Jeffrey Ullman, a pioneering fig(...)

Twitter revealed a significant decline in user numbers – down a million from the previous quarter – and said it expected user numbers to fall further.  Photograph:  AFP/ Emmanuel Dunand/Getty Images

Are the world’s biggest social media companies in meltdown? Probably not. But when both Facebook and Twitter see their shares swiftly punished by an (...)

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump depart after speaking to the news media in the Rose Garden of the White House

US markets rallied yesterday after the European Union agreed to concessions that appear to have averted a deepening trade war. At an unscheduled press(...)

The Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe holding a press conference on Thursday on the 2018 mid-year expenditure report.   Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

The latest quarterly national accounts from the CSO show the Republic was once again the fastest-growing economy in Europe in 2017, in spite of the he(...)

Facebook moderators were instructed not to remove extreme, abusive or graphic content from the platform even when it violated the company’s guidelines, an undercover investigation by Channel 4’s Dispatches team reported last night. Photograph: Getty Images

A report by the Central Bank, commissioned by the Government in the wake of the tracker-mortgage scandal, calls for Ireland to make top bankers accoun(...)

Pádraig Schäler with family and friends  visited Cape Cod,   where he was injured as a cyclist five years ago, to raise awareness of road safety. Photograph: Courtesy Reinhard Schäler.

A young Irish cyclist in the US on a J1 visa suffered a catastrophic brain injury when he was involved in a serious road accident in Cape Cod five yea(...)

Web Summit’s co-founder Paddy Cosgrave: the Lisbon move has proved very lucrative to the firm behind the event

Members of the McKillen family and top management at Press Up Entertainment aim to maintain a controlling stake of the hospitality group as they consi(...)

‘The Government weakened its own position on the rollout of broadband by handing Eir the best cards in an already mediocre playing hand.’ Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA

Eir’s unfortunate announcement that it was withdrawing from the tender for National Broadband Plan (NBP) has rightly angered and frustrated the half-a(...)

It is important the discussion around digital safety issues does not to default to a more limited focus on children, as has begun to happen here.

Government and Opposition support to appoint a digital safety commissioner, as recommended in a 241-page report by the Law Reform Commission published(...)

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