Google says you can turn off location history at any time. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

Google keeps tracking your movements even after you have paused the “Location History” feature on your mobile device. According to an investigation ca(...)

Shipping containers awaiting transportation on a railway line   in Long Beach, California.  Photograph:  Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images

The US-China trade war has begun, and it arrives with potentially far-reaching consequences for international relations and the global economy. But wh(...)

Ireland came  in 36th place globally in the rankings of broadband speeds out of 200 locations.

Ireland lags behind many of its European counterparts when it comes to broadband speeds, according to a new ranking which places the country in the b(...)

WB  Yeats: The Princeton letters date from 1903 to 1913. Photograph: George Grantham Bain Collection/Library of Congress.

A collection of unpublished letters written by WB Yeats that was stolen in the 1970s and returned “anonymously” has been identified at Princeton Unive(...)

Billions of cells known as neurons, connected through trillions of synapses, make up the human brain. Mapping neurons helps  find answers on how they connect and respond to a stimulus.

The brain is the all-powerful driver of the nervous system, made up of a vast number of specialised cells transmitting nerve impulses, known as neuron(...)

There’s always something distasteful about an advertising campaign capitalising on a grim reality, as Bank Of Ireland found out this week with an ad a(...)

‘Muldoon’s Picnic’ refers to a popular 19th-century New York vaudeville act

How would you describe a poet going on tour around Ireland with a house band and a selection of guest artists from the worlds of literature and music?(...)

Steve Bannon  championed Donald Trump’s America First motto . Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

With the departure of Steve Bannon on Friday the court of Donald Trump lost its rumpled chief ideologue. Mr Bannon was a man who prized his image as a(...)

Paul Brody: he says blockchain is perfect for food producers looking to confirm the provenance of their products or to protect against scares

Secure transaction technology blockchain has been hailed as something that will revolutionise financial services, but its biggest impact could be in m(...)

 Iranian Professor of mathematics Maryam Mirzakhani who was the first woman to receive the prestigious Fields Medal for mathematics. Photograph: EPA

Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian mathematician who was the only woman ever to win a Fields Medal, the most prestigious honour in mathematics, died on Jul(...)

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