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Apple announces record iPhone sales over Christmas period

Apple announces record iPhone sales over Christmas period

Tim Cook’s array of new products boosted Apple's sales growth last quarter to the highest level in three years.

Activist investors force eBay’s hand in shakeup

Activist investors force eBay’s hand in shakeup

Tech giant announces 2,400 global job cuts despite reporting an increase in earnings

A race to the bottom for creators?

A race to the bottom for creators?

Jane Ruffino: is the idea that people won’t pay for ‘content’ just helping fuel a race to the bottom for creators?

EBay to cut 2,400 jobs or seven per cent of workforce

EBay to cut 2,400 jobs or seven per cent of workforce

EBay is cutting 2,400 positions, buying back shares and entering into a standstill agreement with activist investor Carl Icahn.

Inside  Dublin’s  silicon  docks

Inside Dublin’s silicon docks

Tech start-ups on the cusp of success are being drawn to Dublin by the likes of Google and Facebook. But how does Ireland stack up against London and Silicon Valley?

Techweek

Techweek

Game makers losing their patience with government

Game makers losing their patience with government

An action plan for jobs in the gaming sector made bold promises in 2011, but with Britain stealing a march on tax incentives, insiders say Ireland needs to get back in the game

British prime minister exposes his disdain for privacy

British prime minister exposes his disdain for privacy

Jane Ruffino: British prime minister David Cameron’s call for governments to have wider access to encrypted communications exposes his disdain for privacy. We should be very concerned

Irish tech start-ups now ‘as cocky and confident as the kids over in Silicon Valley’

Irish tech start-ups now ‘as cocky and confident as the kids over in Silicon Valley’

Ireland’s start-up culture is changing, according to industry veteran Patrick Mee, but more capital is needed if we’re really to compete with our California cousins

Microsoft and Google square up in Windows fault revelation row

Microsoft and Google square up in Windows fault revelation row

A vulnerability in Windows 8.1 led to two of the world’s largest IT firms squaring off last week, with security implications for Irish firms.

Are we really top of the science class?

Are we really top of the science class?

The Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition is routinely held up as evidence of Ireland’s improving commitment to the sciences and their application in real life. But is this really the case?

Devices to aid disabled dominate Young Scientist event

Devices to aid disabled dominate Young Scientist event

Dig for victory by using raw data

Dig for victory by using raw data

An international expert says ordinary Irish firms, right down to hairdressers, need to tap customer data to keep up

Jane Ruffino: Back To The Future Part II predicted lots of things when it came out in 1989, but not the rise of the tech industry futurist

Jane Ruffino: Back To The Future Part II predicted lots of things when it came out in 1989, but not the rise of the tech industry futurist

Tech Week

Tech Week