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A mosaic of pound sterling symbols set into the floor of the front hall of the Bank of England in London. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

Sterling enjoyed its biggest one-day bounce in almost two years last week after Westminster voted to reject the prospect of a no-deal Brexit, driving (...)

Hands across the water: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar meets US president Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday. Photograph: Reuters/Jim Young

The one-man brand and US president, Donald Trump, considers himself to be one of the world’s truly great marketers. He has a point. Think of all the n(...)

Team Ireland during the Special Olympic World Games 2019 opening ceremony in the Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi. Photograph: Ray McManus/Sportsfile

Team Ireland got a taste of the big time on Thursday night when they participated in the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games in the U(...)

Israel has developed a fully autonomous drone which it has sold to several governments.

Killer robots are in the news again: following fears over AI-powered autonomous tanks, the US Department of Defense has issued a statement reassuring (...)

The Microsoft Surface headphones look and sound good, but are missing a trick

Do your headphones talk to you? Mine do. Every time I turn them on, a friendly, if a little robotic, voice greets me, tells me how much battery life I(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May in the House of Commons on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters

Irish shares and the wider European market advanced on Wednesday as investors bet UK parliamentarians would reject a chaotic no-deal Brexit some 24 ho(...)

Business volunteers Colin O’Brien and Ciara Egan from Avanade conducting a Junior Achievement Ireland entreprenuership education programme  with fifth class from Scoil Treasa Naofa, Donore Avenue.  Photograph: Alan Betson

You have to admire the optimism of children who set up shop on the street outside their house to sell a ragged assortment of “pre-loved” toys, books a(...)

 Patricia Scanlon, founder of Soapbox Labs. Photograph: Arthur Carron

Irish technology company SoapBox Labs has teamed up with Microsoft to bring its child focused speech recognition software to the tech giant’s Azure pl(...)

Data-protection commissioner Helen Dixon at the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland’s inaugural US Ireland business conference.

Voxpro, the fast-growing Irish business process-outsourcing company, is looking to tap public markets in an initial public offering (IPO) in the “not-(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, on Thursday. Wall Street fell for the fourth straight session, weighed down by financial and technology stocks. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

A gauge of global stock markets slumped on Thursday while the dollar rose, as the European Central Bank (ECB) postponed interest rate rises to 2020 an(...)

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