James Murdoch has become the favourite to succeed Elon Musk as the chairman of Tesla, which has to replace the electric carmaker’s founder in the role by the middle of next month

James Murdoch has become the favourite to succeed Elon Musk as the chairman of Tesla, which has to replace the electric carmaker’s founder in the role(...)

Quantum machines, which tap into the weirdness of quantum mechanics – a branch of physics that deals with the behaviour of sub-atomic particles – are a long-held dream in the tech world. Illustration: Maciej Frolow/Getty Images

As a keen player of the board game Go, Mark Griswold was enthralled by the 2016 contest between the world’s top player and a computer – a milestone in(...)

Alphabet has drawn protests from shareholder governance experts. Photograph: Reuters

Google’s parent company Alphabet is set to face smouldering shareholder unhappiness over corporate governance at its annual meeting on Wednesday. Thr(...)

Potential investors in Twitter have been left in the dark about key facts. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Files

A tweet running to 135 characters was all it took late on Thursday to launch one of the year’s biggest financial stories: that Twitter has taken the(...)

Manufacturing technicians at Intel’s Clean Room in Fab 24 at Intel’s manufacturing facility in Leixlip. Photograph: Alan Betson/Irish Times.

At least one half of the Wintel double act seems to getting some of its mojo back.Intel, like Microsoft, made the mistake of looking at the world thro(...)