The largest mobile industry get-together on the calendar, the Mobile World Congress, has been increasing its clout every year since its more humble beginnings in 1987. Photograph: Paul Hanna/Reuters

Monday Results: FBD Holdings, Associated British Foods (trading update), Hertz Global Holdings, Horizon Pharma, Trinity Mirror, UCP. Indicators: Ir(...)

Starbucks outgoing chief executive Howard Schultz who will hand the reins to a lieutenant, Kevin Johnson, who could solidify its role as a technology company. (Photograph: David Ryder/Reuters)

After turning Starbucks into the world’s largest coffee chain, chief executive officer Howard Schultz will hand the reins to a lieutenant who could s(...)

 Managing director of Agile Networks Darragh Richardson  and John Boland, chief executive of HEAnet: Agile Networks has secured a seven-year contract with HEAnet which will see them provide a 100 gigabyte internet network to HEAnet. Photograph:  Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

Irish-owned Agile Networks has secured a seven-year contract worth €5 million to provide a 100 gigabyte internet network to HEAnet, which provides con(...)

Ryanair was among the most actively traded, falling more than 1 per cent to €13.06. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

European shares rose on Tuesday, following a somewhat choppy session, as an advance by oil and mining companies offset weakness in some banking stocks(...)

Move over preening selfie-snappers, the smartphone camera is being harnessed as the latest crime-fighting tool with the invention of the “theftie”.Loo(...)

Programmer Robin Seggelmann said the ‘Heartbleed’ error in the OpenSSL software used to encrypt web communications was “fairly trivial” but, overlooked, had created a “fairly severe” security threat.

A German programmer has denied deliberately leaving a so-called back door when he program(...)

The Heartbleed web security flaw has been found in the hardware connecting homes and businesses to the internet, underscoring the amount of tim(...)

RSA chairman Art Coviello: RSA ‘not involved’ in colluding with surreptitious surveillance of citizens. photograph: david paul morris/ getty images

The fallout from the ongoing leaks of secret documents by Edward Snowden have dominated keynote talks and many of the major presentations at th(...)

President Barack Obama at the G20 Summit in St Petersburg last September. A security company claimed that the PCs of five visiting foreign ministries were hacked. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

A web-connected baby monitor shouting obscenities at a two-year old child in Texas probably isn’t the best advertisement for the “internet of things”.(...)

Network equipment maker Cisco Systems  yesterday reported fiscal fourth-quarter revenue in line with Wall Street expectations on continued strength in its enterprise business. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

Cisco Systems, the biggest maker of networking equipment, reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit and sales in line with estimates as surging Internet t(...)