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The battles between Sonos and both Google and Amazon highlight the problems smaller tech companies face. Photograph: Matthew Horwood/Getty Images

America used to be the world’s premier technology innovator and China its best duplicator. But the roles are shifting, as has been shown by two major (...)

 FoodCloud co-founders Iseult Ward and Aoibheann O’Brien.  Photograph: Naoise Culhane

For social entrepreneurs ChangeX, technology isn’t just an enabler of communication and a tool for business; it’s about making the world a better plac(...)

People wear masks in Hankou railway station in Wuhan, China. Coronavirus cases have been found in the US, Thailand, Japan, Taiwan and South Korea. Photograph: Xiaolu Chu/Getty

Global health bodies are warning of an increased likelihood of a new flu-like virus in China spreading to Ireland and other parts of Europe. A World(...)

 Women wearing face masks arrive at Heathrow Airport in London on Friday. Britain is to begin monitoring direct flights from China to stem the spread of the coronavirus. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

An outbreak of a new coronavirus in China has killed 26 people and caused over 800 to fall ill. Just weeks after it emerged, the virus has spread to o(...)

Travellers wear face masks as they sit in a waiting room at the Beijing West Railway Station in Beijing. Photograph: Mark Schiefelbein/AP Photo

European stocks dropped alongside US equity futures on Tuesday, tracking broad declines across Asia amid a series of negative developments in Hong Kon(...)

Gardaí searching an area known locally as The Banks near a house on Rathmullen Park, Drogheda. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The dismembering of the remains of homicide victims is not new to Ireland, though fortunately, the number of cases has been very small. With the murde(...)

Engage EHS chief executive Darragh Geoghegan. The company specialises in environment, health and safety technology

Irish technology company Effective Software has raised $1.5 million (€1.3 million) as it plans an ambitious global expansion and rebrands the company.(...)

Gardaí remove the remains on Tuesday morning at the scene of the discovery of human body parts at the junction of Moatview Gardens and Moatview Drive in Darndale, Dublin,  on Monday night. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins

The discovery of arms and legs in a bag on a pavement outside homes on a north Dublin housing estate is a shocking act even by the standards of Irelan(...)

The fires could rage in Australia for a couple more months. But the greater fears must be longer term.

The book The Lucky Country was written about Australia in the 1960s, and since then the label has stuck. For anyone slogging their way through a Briti(...)

Outgoing  IAG chief Willie Walsh: IAG have named Iberia CEO Luis Gallego as his successor. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP via Getty Images

Willie Walsh’s imminent departure as chief executive of International Airlines Group (IAG) is unlikely to halt momentum at its Irish subsidiary Aer Li(...)

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