Martin Sorrell said digital growth was “on fire” and his focus on it meant he was currently involved in five large pitches

Martin Sorrell’s S4 Capital has bought Silicon Valley’s biggest independent agency, Firewood, for $150 million (€137 million) in its latest deal to fo(...)

 Democratic presidential candidate senator Elizabeth Warren has specifically threatened to go after Facebook, Google and Amazon, which all have major operations in Dublin. Photograph:   Scott Eisen/Getty Images

On most issues, the surging US presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s catchphrase is that she has “a plan for that”. Her centrepiece business polic(...)

Murphy will have to win over some sceptical observers when he takes over the biggest job in UK grocery retailing, replacing the outgoing Dave Lewis. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images

“Ken who?” sneered one London financial analyst, after low-profile former Boots executive Ken Murphy was named as the next group chief executive of Te(...)

Dave Lewis: departure is a surprise. Photograph: Reuters

Low-profile Cork accountant, Ken Murphy, has been thrust into the spotlight after he was named as next-in-line for one of the biggest jobs in European(...)

Newcastle University PHD student Max Kelly (24)  views washing machine filters, one with microfibres collected following a delicate wash (left) compared with a filter from a normal wash cycle showing less collected microfibres. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Wrongly using a delicate cycle for everyday laundry is causing hundreds of thousands of extra microfibres to be released into our water systems and en(...)

Brexit stand-off: UK prime minister Boris Johnson  meets some new friends on a farm near Newport, Wales. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/Getty Images

Image of the week: Brexit chicken The itinerary for Boris Johnson’s boo-tastic tour of the parts of the UK that really don’t like him was a busy one.(...)

Workhuman co-founder and chief executive Eric Mosley: ‘We’re really just at the tip of the iceberg in terms of how we can grow the business’

Irish-founded software company Workhuman is forecasting a rise in revenues to more than $700 million (€629 million) this year, up from $500 million (€(...)

Markets took fright as US president Donald Trump warned China against waiting out his first term to finalise any trade deal, saying the outcome could be no agreement or a worse one. Photograph: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images

Irish shares suffered their biggest sell-off since the middle of December on Tuesday, with banks among the worst performers, as concerns over a no-dea(...)

 Ryanair: reports Q1 results on Tuesday.  Photograph:  Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images

Monday Results: Bank of Ireland, Ryanair. Indicators: Irish industrial production by sector (2018); UK Nationwide housing prices (Jul), net lending (...)

The Lumi system includes a video monitor so parents can watch their baby through the app anywhere in the world

Google’s life sciences sister company Verily has created a baby-monitoring system based around “smart nappies”, working with Procter & Gamble’s Pa(...)

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