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Terry Reihill realised how often stock is left to gather dust

Terry Reihill is an engineer with 30 years’ industrial experience working in production, materials management and purchasing. Stocktaking was p(...)

She’s been framed: how Google is promoting its glasses

Imagine the near future. Sometime next year. You, sir, are standing in a public toilet and a man sidles up to the urinal beside you. He nods at(...)

On my drive back the streets were empty except for a few policemen and a sniffer dog searching bushes and behind walls. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The helicopter humming overhead distracted me enough to stop me writing at my laptop. I checked Twitter to see if there were any messages being(...)

Graphic: Dearbhla Kelly/ITPM. Sources: Peter Sondergaard/Gartner, EMC and IDC

The friendly face of big data lives in upstate New York and is named Watson. It is an IBM computer, the size of a room, that beat two champion (...)

Setting store: companies such as Google are tempted, by various benefits, to locate data-storage centres in Ireland

Ireland’s less than tropical climate may test its inhabitants, but there is at least one thing it is ideal for: data centres. Our temper(...)

As half the world surely knows by now, Sheryl Sandberg is the chief operating officer of Facebook. At 43, she has risen to the top of the feroc(...)

The four biggest firms –  Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PwC – have four times as many staff dealing with  transfer pricing  schemes used by multinationals to siphon off income to low-tax countries

Major international accounting firms handling tax affairs for multinational firms run rings around the United Kingdom’s Revenu(...)

Google, the world’s most popular search engine, submitted its proposals earlier this month after the European Commission outlined four areas of concern about its business practices, saying these could restrict consumer choice and competition. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

Google’s rivals will have the chance to comment on concessions proposed by the US internet company to end an EU antitrust investigation, in a m(...)

CoderDojo founder James Whelton with some young learners at a CoderDojo event

It’s a good thing the future lies in the hands of the generations to come, because phrases such as “open source coding” and “programming langua(...)

‘Declan Hughes’s real achievement in Digging for Fire is  to observe his moment rather than predict the future’

Digging For FireProject Arts Centre, Dublin **** (...)

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