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The number of Covid-19 cases in Massachusetts  have more than doubled and the state’s governor has declared a state of emergency after the number of new cases of the illness surged to 92.

Twelve Irish employees of the US biotechnology firm whose company conference in Boston last month has led to 51 coronavirus cases in Massachusetts hav(...)

TikTok, the viral video app, has been installed nearly 1.5 billion times since launching in 2017. Photograph: Omar Marques via Getty

If you haven’t heard of TikTok, there is a good chance you aren’t the app’s target market. The viral video app has taken the social media scene by sto(...)

Hilary Clinton says Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg “should pay a price” for how the platform has interfered with democratic processes.

Facebook the company may be eager to distance itself from Facebook the social networking app or it simply might want to make ownership of its other se(...)

Hillary Clinton participates in a lecture with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington last week. Photograph: The New York Times

Mark Zuckerberg “should pay a price” for what he is doing to democracy, Hillary Clinton has said, as she expressed doubts about whether free and fair (...)

Third-quarter revenue rose 28 per cent compared with a year ago to $17.38 billion (€15.6 billion), beating analysts’ average estimate of $17.37 billion, according to IBES data from Refinitiv.

Facebook reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue on Wednesday and profit rose as growth in expenses slowed from a year earlier, assuaging inve(...)

Alan Turing, the cryptanalyst who broke German codes during the second World War, noted in 1945 that the world would need a great deal of mathematicians because of complexity involved in programming machines.

Some 75 years ago, there were but a few electromechanical computers worldwide, used to break military encryption. Even just 40 years ago, at that time(...)

During European heatwaves between July 29th and August 3rd, the melt run-off in Greenland was estimated at 55 billion tonnes, about 40 billion tonnes more than the average for those days between 1981 and 2010. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty

Humans have done much to promote health, extend lifespan and make widespread use of all the resources delivered by our remarkable planet Earth. Unfort(...)

File photograph from October 2008 of the offices of Quinn Insurance in Blanchardstown, Dublin. File photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

During the Celtic Tiger, Seán Quinn oversaw from his Derrylin base a commercial empire that spanned a huge range of sectors and geographies. At its he(...)

Lawyer, writer, and former first lady of the US, Michelle Obama.

Irish people admire Michelle Obama and David Attenborough the most, according to a new poll. World lightweight title holder Katie Taylor. (...)

Swans are fiercely protective parents and they see a dog as a predator

Every year there are several reports of swans being killed by dogs - but it is virtually unheard of for a swan to kill a dog, according to Birdwatch I(...)

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