Mark Zuckerburg said the company was undertaking ‘major structural changes’. Photograph: Getty

Facebook has agreed to pay more than $5 billion (€4.48 billion) to settle its cases with US regulators over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The(...)

SXSW expects about 300,000 to attend the conference.

While no big name minister from Ireland will be attending this year’s SXSW Interactive 2019 conference and festival, more work is being done behind th(...)

Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Silicon Valley, California.  Facebook has confirmed it plans to create hundreds of new jobs in Ireland next year. Photograph: Facebook

Forensic cyberpsychologist Dr Mary Aiken says the Government should consider asking Facebook to leave Ireland if it does not take measures to control (...)

Dragon’s Den mentor Gavin Duffy.

Dragons’ Den mentor Gavin Duffy has repeated his concern about the use of his image in fraudulent advertisements for a crypto currency. He echoed com(...)

Children learn through trial and error. The child who is allowed to make mistakes might be the one better equipped for life. Photograph: Getty Images

The schools are closed for holidays, and morning rush hour traffic in the suburbs has dwindled. Traffic reports herald this blessed relief. Driving k(...)

 Tesla CEO and SapceX founder Elon Musk.

In a surprise appearance at SXSW Interactive 2018, renaissance man Elon Musk talked space, electric cars, how he is reinventing tunnels – because no o(...)

Visitors arrive to attend an exhibition highlighting China’s achievements under five years of leadership by Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Beijing Exhibition Hall in Beijing.  Photograph: Mark Schiefelbein/AP

A glistening fleet of “Rejuvenation” bullet trains, the Liaoning aircraft carrier, an artificial island in the South China Sea, leaders at the G20 me(...)

Oracle’s “old-school” reputation isn’t helped by chief executive Mark Hurd (40), who is of the traditional “suit and tie” generation of company heads. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Oracle may continue to endure a reputation for being the T-Rex of tech giants, but that hasn’t stopped the world’s second-largest software manufacture(...)

Prof John Goodenough (95): ‘I’m old enough to know you can’t close your mind to new ideas’

‘Game-changer’ is an overused term in tech. But the development of a “low-cost all-solid-state battery that is noncombustible and has a long cycle wit(...)

Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg can appear “awkward” when giving presentations, according to John A Daly, former president of the National Communication Association in the US. Photograph: Kim White/Bloomberg

If politics is show business for ugly people, tech is the Hollywood equivalent of working with animals or children. And that was okay, until recently.(...)

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