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Stablecoins are digital currencies pegged to a fiat currency. Photograph:  Josh Edelson/AFP

Digital currency group Diem Association, formerly known as Facebook Inc’s Libra project, plans to launch a US dollar stablecoin as it scales back its(...)

What is available, and how much will it cost? File photograph: Getty

Remember in March and April last year, when we thought the coronavirus pandemic would shortly be in hand? Back then, we were all over the free course(...)

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The new coronavirus that’s forcing lockdowns and roiling economies is spurring a silent revolution in the field of telemedicine. As Covid-19 spreads (...)

The engineering industry in Ireland comprises more than 1,200 companies including about 170 multinationals across a variety of subsectors.

The Ibec engineering network group’s ambition is for Ireland to become a thriving and dynamic engineering industry hub where indigenous Irish firms an(...)

 Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner photographed in March in the White House. The couple are retaining scores of property investments while they work in the White House. Photograph: Reuters

Donald Trump’s daughter and son-in-law, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, are retaining scores of property investments while they work in the White Hous(...)

Students at Mount Sackville, Chapelizod, taking part in the Google Expeditions pilot project

‘So, girls, we’re going to the moon this morning,” says Fiona McKeever, a science teacher at Mount Sackville secondary school in Dublin. There’s sile(...)

France’s president Francois Hollande meets  Hoesung Lee, the new head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change,  and Valerie Masson-Delmotte, the new co-chair, at the Elysee Presidential Palace in Paris on  October 15th, 2015. Photograph: Eric Feferberg/EPA

Calling all climate scientists, write more clearly! With just a few weeks before COP21, this is what a group of European researchers (from France, the(...)

Sony Pictures released sales figures that show The Interview has earned more than $15 million  from online purchases and rental, making it Sony Pictures top online movie ever released. PhotographFrazer Harrison/Getty Images

“The Interview” earned more than $15 million in online sales in its first four days of distribution as Sony bypassed a wide movie theatre release amid(...)

The logo of Sony Corp and a Christmas tree are reflected on the company’s 4K television set at the company’s headquarters in Tokyo. Photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters

Sony’s computer network was hacked in what may be a blackmail attempt, according to sources. The breach of the entertainment and electronics company’s(...)