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    Ericsson boosted by cost cuts and US sales


    Ericsson has soared on signs that CEO Borje Ekholm's turnaround of the Swedish maker of wireless networks is taking...

    Ericsson has soared on signs that CEO Borje Ekholm's turnaround of the Swedish maker of wireless networks is taking hold.

    Ageing population boosts DNA firms


    DNA testing at home in Japan is starting to gain traction as more people age and seek answers about their risks for...

    DNA testing at home in Japan is starting to gain traction as more people age and seek answers about their risks for diseases.
    Swapping tech for sports fashion is perfect fit for Irish trio

    Swapping tech for sports fashion is perfect fit for Irish trio


    Giving up a solid position at a billion-dollar tech company to embark on an online clothing startup isn't everyone's idea of the best career choice - but it just might prove to be a successful...

    Giving up a solid position at a billion-dollar tech company to embark on an online clothing startup isn't everyone's idea of the best career choice - but it just might prove to be a successful trajectory.

    San Francisco tech giants facing new tax to help ease city's homeless problem


    San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to levy an additional tax on large businesses to fund homeless services, as part of an expanding effort among West Coast cities to tap cash-flush companies to offset growing income...

    San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to levy an additional tax on large businesses to fund homeless services, as part of an expanding effort among West Coast cities to tap cash-flush companies to offset growing income inequality.

    Ex-Google engineer in line for $8bn IPO payday


    Colin Huang's decision to quit Silicon Valley and return to China is proving one of the more ludicrously lucrative career moves in recent years, even in this era of extreme wealth...

    Colin Huang's decision to quit Silicon Valley and return to China is proving one of the more ludicrously lucrative career moves in recent years, even in this era of extreme wealth creation.

    Startup Diary: 20:20 hindsight vital to find out where you are on launch mission


    Our little startup is nearly a year old. I started development and planning in August 2017, formed the company that September, and hired staff in October. Enough time has now passed to start really examining our decisions with the benefit of distance in...

    Our little startup is nearly a year old. I started development and planning in August 2017, formed the company that September, and hired staff in October. Enough time has now passed to start really examining our decisions with the benefit of distance in time. The whole point of this startup diary is to provide a tool for making better decisions, and we do that by hold a retrospective mirror up to the past.

    Google fined record €4.3bn by EU antitrust regulators in Android case


    EU antitrust regulators levied a record €4.34bn fine against Google for illegal restrictions on Android smartphone makers and mobile network...

    EU antitrust regulators levied a record €4.34bn fine against Google for illegal restrictions on Android smartphone makers and mobile network operators.
    'The fault is mine and mine alone' - Elon Musk apologises to Thai cave rescuer over 'insult'

    'The fault is mine and mine alone' - Elon Musk apologises to Thai cave rescuer over 'insult'


    Tesla Inc founder Elon Musk apologised to British caver Vern Unsworth for insulting comments he made about him following the rescue of a dozen Thai schoolboys and their football coach from a cave in northern...

    Tesla Inc founder Elon Musk apologised to British caver Vern Unsworth for insulting comments he made about him following the rescue of a dozen Thai schoolboys and their football coach from a cave in northern Thailand.

    Facebook 'leaves graphic content online in order to make money'


    Facebook will be called before an Oireachtas committee after it emerged that moderators in Dublin were instructed not to remove extreme, abusive or graphic content from the platform even when it violated the company's...

    Facebook will be called before an Oireachtas committee after it emerged that moderators in Dublin were instructed not to remove extreme, abusive or graphic content from the platform even when it violated the company's guidelines.
    Facebook may face Irish data watchdog probe

    Facebook may face Irish data watchdog probe


    Facebook may be subject to an investigation by the Irish Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) after it was advised to explore how the social network targets its two billion-plus...

    Facebook may be subject to an investigation by the Irish Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) after it was advised to explore how the social network targets its two billion-plus users.

    Fintech Chasing Returns secures €600k


    Irish fintech Chasing Returns closed a €600,000 funding round last week, attracting investors from Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan as well as a number of Irish tech...

    Irish fintech Chasing Returns closed a €600,000 funding round last week, attracting investors from Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan as well as a number of Irish tech entrepreneurs.

    Dublin tech's era of social unrest


    Thought GoogleTown was the summit of Dublin's tech takeover? Nope. Last week saw a 'big bang' in tech expansion planning that could make the Grand Canal Docks look like an early...

    Thought GoogleTown was the summit of Dublin's tech takeover? Nope. Last week saw a 'big bang' in tech expansion planning that could make the Grand Canal Docks look like an early settlement.

    Twitter and Facebook's accounts purge is as much about PR as fighting the fakes


    I lost 120 Twitter followers overnight last week. US President Donald Trump lost 340,000, the New York Times 732,000, former US President Barack Obama three million or so. Even Twitter's CEO, Jack Dorsey, lost 200,000 in his company's much-hyped...

    I lost 120 Twitter followers overnight last week. US President Donald Trump lost 340,000, the New York Times 732,000, former US President Barack Obama three million or so. Even Twitter's CEO, Jack Dorsey, lost 200,000 in his company's much-hyped crackdown on dubious accounts.
    Regions step up fight to lure tech jobs from Dublin

    Regions step up fight to lure tech jobs from Dublin


    When Skout Secure Intelligence, an international cyber-security firm, chose Portlaoise as its European headquarters last week it highlighted an existing pool of talent as one of the reasons for picking Ireland as a...

    When Skout Secure Intelligence, an international cyber-security firm, chose Portlaoise as its European headquarters last week it highlighted an existing pool of talent as one of the reasons for picking Ireland as a base.

    Ask Adrian: Our tech editor tackles your trickiest technology problems


    Q: I'm going on holidays and was thinking of buying a digital camera, but I only want it for casual use and everyone says that the latest phones are just as good for photos as a 'point and shoot' camera that I'd be looking for. Is this true? I was going...

    Q: I'm going on holidays and was thinking of buying a digital camera, but I only want it for casual use and everyone says that the latest phones are just as good for photos as a 'point and shoot' camera that I'd be looking for. Is this true? I was going to upgrade my phone anyway, so is it worth spending a few extra quid to get the best camera option on a new phone? If so, should I go for the best iPhone or is there another model that's better?
    Top Twitter users lose thousands of followers as policy changes

    Top Twitter users lose thousands of followers as policy changes


    A Twitter policy change on Thursday to increase the service's credibility cost its 100 most popular users about 2pc of their followers, on average, according to social media data firm...

    A Twitter policy change on Thursday to increase the service's credibility cost its 100 most popular users about 2pc of their followers, on average, according to social media data firm Keyhole.
    OAPs get 'smarts' as iPads offer them new lease of life

    OAPs get 'smarts' as iPads offer them new lease of life


    High-tech pensioners using iPads to control their home heating system, ovens and windows have discovered a new lease of...

    High-tech pensioners using iPads to control their home heating system, ovens and windows have discovered a new lease of life.

    Tech review: Why it's worth stretching your laptop budget to get your hands on this Yoga


    You generally get what you pay for with a laptop. If you can afford it, the ThinkPad X1 Yoga really is top-of-the-line stuff. It has a best-in-class keyboard, effortless power and an amazing (touch) display. The only thing that's less than superb on it...

    You generally get what you pay for with a laptop. If you can afford it, the ThinkPad X1 Yoga really is top-of-the-line stuff. It has a best-in-class keyboard, effortless power and an amazing (touch) display. The only thing that's less than superb on it is its battery life, which is only average (at around five or six hours per charge).

    HR chief joins exodus of leading figures from Uber


    Uber Technologies' head of human resources has resigned, becoming the latest high-profile executive to depart the ride-hailing giant only just emerging from a year of internal...

    Uber Technologies' head of human resources has resigned, becoming the latest high-profile executive to depart the ride-hailing giant only just emerging from a year of internal upheaval.

    Startup Diary: Read, listen and research to avoid fatal mistakes


    When you found a startup there is one fundamental truth that you cannot avoid: you will make mistakes. The trick is to avoid making fatal...

    When you found a startup there is one fundamental truth that you cannot avoid: you will make mistakes. The trick is to avoid making fatal mistakes.

    Three new kids on the block: Irish media startups now making waves


    Ireland's media landscape is changing quickly. But what are the breakout companies and services? How are they getting on? What is it that they do that is making them...

    Ireland's media landscape is changing quickly. But what are the breakout companies and services? How are they getting on? What is it that they do that is making them successful?

    UK regulator to fine Facebook £500,000 over data protection breaches


    Britain's information regulator said on Wednesday she intends to fine Facebook for breaches of data protection law as her office investigates how millions of users' data was improperly accessed by consultancy Cambridge...

    Britain's information regulator said on Wednesday she intends to fine Facebook for breaches of data protection law as her office investigates how millions of users' data was improperly accessed by consultancy Cambridge Analytica.
    Apple iPhones rank lower than most other handsets in making calls

    Apple iPhones rank lower than most other handsets in making calls


    Apple iPhones struggle compared to most other smartphones when it comes to making phone calls, a report from the telecoms regulator...

    Apple iPhones struggle compared to most other smartphones when it comes to making phone calls, a report from the telecoms regulator claims.

    It's time big tech gave more back


    Is it time for big tech companies in Ireland to start giving a bit more back to communities? Right now, it seems that some chuck a few quid at local charities with others donating staff hours. But it feels de...

    Is it time for big tech companies in Ireland to start giving a bit more back to communities? Right now, it seems that some chuck a few quid at local charities with others donating staff hours. But it feels de minimus.

    Bright future for fintech after Fexco expansion


    Enterprise Ireland has just closed a new fund targeting fintech and deep tech entrepreneurs and startups giving them access to up to €50,000 in equity funding. The successful firms went through a Dragons' Den type assessment in the past month,...

    Enterprise Ireland has just closed a new fund targeting fintech and deep tech entrepreneurs and startups giving them access to up to €50,000 in equity funding. The successful firms went through a Dragons' Den type assessment in the past month, according to Enda McDonnell, head of fintech at Enterprise, Ireland - the State agency that has become the second-most active financial technology investor in the world by deal count.

    Ask Adrian: Our tech editor tackles your trickiest technology problems


    Q: My son is using the Discord app to chat with mates on his iPhone. He has a €30 monthly bill pay plan with the Three network. He's mostly talking and texting using it. Can I assume it's like WhatsApp and won't eat into his flexi...

    Q: My son is using the Discord app to chat with mates on his iPhone. He has a €30 monthly bill pay plan with the Three network. He's mostly talking and texting using it. Can I assume it's like WhatsApp and won't eat into his flexi units?
    Tech company hopes 'mothers' room' will help to lure new staff

    Tech company hopes 'mothers' room' will help to lure new staff


    A software company doubling its workforce to 500 people in Dublin hopes that its new "mothers' room" will help attract workers from rivals Google and...

    A software company doubling its workforce to 500 people in Dublin hopes that its new "mothers' room" will help attract workers from rivals Google and Facebook.
    WATCH: First look inside software group's new $10m EMEA headquarters in Dublin

    WATCH: First look inside software group's new $10m EMEA headquarters in Dublin


    Customer service support software firm Zendesk first established a presence in Dublin six years ago with just two employees supporting the firm's global expansion of its engineering...

    Customer service support software firm Zendesk first established a presence in Dublin six years ago with just two employees supporting the firm's global expansion of its engineering team.

    Google 'lets other firms read your emails'


    Google allows employees at software companies to read millions of Gmail users' private messages, it has...

    Google allows employees at software companies to read millions of Gmail users' private messages, it has emerged.

    Samsung investigating reports of involuntary photo message sending


    Samsung has said it is investigating after some users claimed their phones started sending photos to contacts without their...

    Samsung has said it is investigating after some users claimed their phones started sending photos to contacts without their permission.

    Bitcoin bloodbath nears dotcom levels as currency slides 70pc since last year


    Bitcoin's meteoric rise last year had many observers calling it one of the biggest speculative manias in history. The cryptocurrency's 2018 crash may help cement its place in the bubble record...

    Bitcoin's meteoric rise last year had many observers calling it one of the biggest speculative manias in history. The cryptocurrency's 2018 crash may help cement its place in the bubble record books.

    No signal, no problem: Is liberation from smartphones the key to restoring childhood?


    Just 10 weeks after the teachers and parents at a Co Kerry school came together to take smartphones out of the hands of sixth-class pupils, they realised the kids were acting...

    Just 10 weeks after the teachers and parents at a Co Kerry school came together to take smartphones out of the hands of sixth-class pupils, they realised the kids were acting strangely.

    Ask Adrian: Our tech editor tackles your trickiest technology problems


    Q: I need some advice as to the purchasing of a laptop. I've got a desktop PC but it's very old. I need something for everyday use, such as banking, downloading, shopping and printing documents - the usual everyday stuff. I would like a 13 or 14 inch...

    Q: I need some advice as to the purchasing of a laptop. I've got a desktop PC but it's very old. I need something for everyday use, such as banking, downloading, shopping and printing documents - the usual everyday stuff. I would like a 13 or 14 inch machine, nothing too big or bulky. I will be using it for air travel. I would need it to have good storage and battery life. My budget would be around €500. Is it worth me looking at a Chromebook?

    Facebook and Google honour the letter, not spirit, of EU data rules


    It's becoming standard practice for US tech giants to follow the letter of European rulings and regulations without really changing their...

    It's becoming standard practice for US tech giants to follow the letter of European rulings and regulations without really changing their behaviour.

    Too early to cost broadband plan says McCourt


    The head of the National Broadband Plan consortium has distanced himself from claims the scheme will cost €1.1bn to...

    The head of the National Broadband Plan consortium has distanced himself from claims the scheme will cost €1.1bn to build.

    The Big Tech Show: Women taking charge in tech


    This week, Adrian Weckler talks to two women directing crucial operations in two of the world’s biggest tech...

    This week, Adrian Weckler talks to two women directing crucial operations in two of the world’s biggest tech companies.

    Dubliner in love with the dark ages helps usher in a new era for Microsoft


    It was the study of Old Norse and Anglo Saxon English that gave Emma Williams a propensity for learning open source code. Twenty years on, Williams is directing some of Microsoft's most important products, having left her mark on Bing, artificial...

    It was the study of Old Norse and Anglo Saxon English that gave Emma Williams a propensity for learning open source code. Twenty years on, Williams is directing some of Microsoft's most important products, having left her mark on Bing, artificial intelligence and one of its newest initiatives, Microsoft Teams.
    Tech review: Amazon looking good with Echo Spot but audio quality is limited

    Tech review: Amazon looking good with Echo Spot but audio quality is limited


    Smart speakers are probably the fastest-growing new gadget in our homes. While Google recently launched its Home speaker, Amazon has had an early lead with its range of Echo devices (see our previous reviews of the Echo Plus and Echo Dot on...

    Smart speakers are probably the fastest-growing new gadget in our homes. While Google recently launched its Home speaker, Amazon has had an early lead with its range of Echo devices (see our previous reviews of the Echo Plus and Echo Dot on Independent.ie).

    Tech review: Thin but sturdy Elitebook hits right business note as HP ups its game in laptop market


    In many ways, laptops are now like cars: they vary a lot less than they used to. That said, there are still some differences worth paying attention to. Apple, for example, has been plagued with customer complaints over the keyboards on its most recent...

    In many ways, laptops are now like cars: they vary a lot less than they used to. That said, there are still some differences worth paying attention to. Apple, for example, has been plagued with customer complaints over the keyboards on its most recent MacBook and MacBook Pro machines. (The company has instituted an official repairs programme for customers whose keyboards are displaying faulty behaviour.)

    Startup Diary: The demo is in the details - but let client do the talking


    I recently wrote about the importance of selling and about using your network to branch out and meet new prospects. Let's talk about what you do with those prospects when you find...

    I recently wrote about the importance of selling and about using your network to branch out and meet new prospects. Let's talk about what you do with those prospects when you find them.

    Another angle: How new Uber chief charmed London into letting it stay on road


    Tuesday's London ruling, which granted Uber a 15-month probationary licence to keep operating in the city, was a legal and public-relations victory for Dara Khosrowshahi, the newish CEO who took charge of the company last...

    Tuesday's London ruling, which granted Uber a 15-month probationary licence to keep operating in the city, was a legal and public-relations victory for Dara Khosrowshahi, the newish CEO who took charge of the company last year.
    Sisk to lay foundations for robot brickies

    Sisk to lay foundations for robot brickies


    Ireland's construction sites could become home to a new kind of worker - robot...

    Ireland's construction sites could become home to a new kind of worker - robot bricklayers.
    Bitcoin slides 70pc from $20,000 high

    Bitcoin slides 70pc from $20,000 high


    Bitcoin dropped to the lowest level this year as pressure mounts on the embryonic digital-currency sector, with global central bankers raising questions of viability and government regulators increasing...

    Bitcoin dropped to the lowest level this year as pressure mounts on the embryonic digital-currency sector, with global central bankers raising questions of viability and government regulators increasing scrutiny.
    Technology to help busy nurses keep an eye on elderly has seen number of falls decrease

    Technology to help busy nurses keep an eye on elderly has seen number of falls decrease


    El Camino Hospital, in the heart of Silicon Valley, has a problem. Its nurses - tending to patients amid a chorus of machines, monitors and devices - are only human. One missed signal from, say, a call light - the bedside button that patients press when...

    El Camino Hospital, in the heart of Silicon Valley, has a problem. Its nurses - tending to patients amid a chorus of machines, monitors and devices - are only human. One missed signal from, say, a call light - the bedside button that patients press when they need help - could set in motion a chain of actions that end in a fall.
    Kilkenny's DataEgg signs big Huawei deal

    Kilkenny's DataEgg signs big Huawei deal


    DataEgg, a Kilkenny-based company specialising in the delivery of industrial augmented reality (AR) applications, has signed an agreement with Huawei Technologies that could see the company expand...

    DataEgg, a Kilkenny-based company specialising in the delivery of industrial augmented reality (AR) applications, has signed an agreement with Huawei Technologies that could see the company expand rapidly.

    Shame of Amazon jobs reaction


    It took just minutes for the complaints to start. Because Amazon announcing 1,000 new Dublin jobs really hit us in the gut. Radio, social media and online news comment sections filled up with resentment and...

    It took just minutes for the complaints to start. Because Amazon announcing 1,000 new Dublin jobs really hit us in the gut. Radio, social media and online news comment sections filled up with resentment and insecurity.
    CyrusOne faces fight over expanded data centre plan

    CyrusOne faces fight over expanded data centre plan


    Residents in a rural part of south west Dublin have vowed to fight a major US data centre provider all the way to the High Court after it did deals with other residents to allow it build a much bigger larger technology facility than previously...

    Residents in a rural part of south west Dublin have vowed to fight a major US data centre provider all the way to the High Court after it did deals with other residents to allow it build a much bigger larger technology facility than previously proposed.

    Ask Adrian: Our tech editor tackles your trickiest technology problems


    Q: I am getting married soon and - as well as official photographs - we'd like to have my brother take pictures of us and our guests with an instant camera on the...

    Q: I am getting married soon and - as well as official photographs - we'd like to have my brother take pictures of us and our guests with an instant camera on the day.

    Stock photo magnate puts Dublin in frame as global demands soars


    The figure of one billion resonates with Jon Oringer. That's the number of stock images his company, Shutterstock, has sold commercially to people looking to populate their websites or...

    The figure of one billion resonates with Jon Oringer. That's the number of stock images his company, Shutterstock, has sold commercially to people looking to populate their websites or brochures.

    Reviewed: DJI's latest drone and Bang and Olufsen's bluetooth speaker


    DJI now dominates drone sales because their models are generally the best around. I’m a fairly avid user, having purchased two myself over the last two years – the miniature Spark last year and the larger Phantom 4 two years...

    DJI now dominates drone sales because their models are generally the best around. I’m a fairly avid user, having purchased two myself over the last two years – the miniature Spark last year and the larger Phantom 4 two years ago.

    Startup Diary: Forget 'always be closing' - listen up if you want to get more sales in pipeline


    As an entrepreneur I have a short list of favourite "business" films. One that you absolutely must see is 'Glengarry Glen Ross'. The film covers two days in the life of a bunch of "loser" real-estate salesmen. The cast is impressive for such an...

    As an entrepreneur I have a short list of favourite "business" films. One that you absolutely must see is 'Glengarry Glen Ross'. The film covers two days in the life of a bunch of "loser" real-estate salesmen. The cast is impressive for such an unpromising subject: Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alec Baldwin, and more. The salesmen are deplorable characters one and all, and yet it gets under your skin, and helps you get into "sales" mode.

    Tech chiefs attack US border family separations


    Tech heavyweights from Apple CEO Tim Cook to Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg joined a chorus of Americans denouncing the Trump administration's policy of separating undocumented children from their families at the US...

    Tech heavyweights from Apple CEO Tim Cook to Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg joined a chorus of Americans denouncing the Trump administration's policy of separating undocumented children from their families at the US border.
    App is known as much as a quick route to 'hooking up' as a dating service

    App is known as much as a quick route to 'hooking up' as a dating service


    Tinder has become one of the most divisive - yet pervasive - online services of our era. It is used in equal measure as a dating and a 'hook-up' app; a quick way to find someone who may be willing to sleep with...

    Tinder has become one of the most divisive - yet pervasive - online services of our era. It is used in equal measure as a dating and a 'hook-up' app; a quick way to find someone who may be willing to sleep with you.

    Intel tops list of tech companies fighting forced labour


    Intel Corp topped a list issued on Monday ranking how well technology companies combat the risk of forced labour in their supply chains, overtaking HP Inc and Apple...

    Intel Corp topped a list issued on Monday ranking how well technology companies combat the risk of forced labour in their supply chains, overtaking HP Inc and Apple Inc.
    Datalex reaffirms expected double digit growth for 2018

    Datalex reaffirms expected double digit growth for 2018


    Irish travel software firm Datalex has said that it expects to deliver double digit growth in its adjusted earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation, and amortisation (EBITDA) for financial year...

    Irish travel software firm Datalex has said that it expects to deliver double digit growth in its adjusted earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation, and amortisation (EBITDA) for financial year 2018.

    Adrian Weckler: Podcasts win, fake news loses


    Last week, Reuters laid out what is working in media and what isn't. It's a great, free report, running to 144 pages. Anyone who's interested in what people really think of the media should read as much of it as they...

    Last week, Reuters laid out what is working in media and what isn't. It's a great, free report, running to 144 pages. Anyone who's interested in what people really think of the media should read as much of it as they can.
    Data centres worth €7bn says report as IDA fights back

    Data centres worth €7bn says report as IDA fights back


    At least €1bn is pumped into the Irish economy every year by the development and operation of data centres by some of the world's biggest tech giants, a new study prepared for the IDA has...

    At least €1bn is pumped into the Irish economy every year by the development and operation of data centres by some of the world's biggest tech giants, a new study prepared for the IDA has found.

    Giant US tech fund hunts for Irish deals


    Susquehanna Growth Equity (SGE), a large US investment firm which has just invested €20m for a minority stake in Irish salon booking business Phorest, is seeking up to five more investments in Ireland over the next two to three...

    Susquehanna Growth Equity (SGE), a large US investment firm which has just invested €20m for a minority stake in Irish salon booking business Phorest, is seeking up to five more investments in Ireland over the next two to three years.

    Ask Adrian: Our tech editor tackles your trickiest technology problems


    Q: I'm retiring soon and was thinking of treating myself to something I can take up as a hobby. I've always wondered about getting a model kit plane but never quite had the time or money. Now I think I'd like to give something like that a go and am...

    Q: I'm retiring soon and was thinking of treating myself to something I can take up as a hobby. I've always wondered about getting a model kit plane but never quite had the time or money. Now I think I'd like to give something like that a go and am wondering about getting a drone. What's a good one to get and do I need a licence?
    Big Tech Show: Stripe, success and social justice

    Big Tech Show: Stripe, success and social justice


    This week, Adrian Weckler sits down with Stripe’s all-action chief operating officer, Claire Hughes-Johnson, one of the star speakers at this year’s Moneyconf...

    This week, Adrian Weckler sits down with Stripe’s all-action chief operating officer, Claire Hughes-Johnson, one of the star speakers at this year’s Moneyconf conference.
    Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon to make film for Apple

    Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon to make film for Apple


    Apple has decided on its next Hollywood act - making feature films - and the tech giant is teaming up with an Irish company to make it...

    Apple has decided on its next Hollywood act - making feature films - and the tech giant is teaming up with an Irish company to make it happen.
    Trust in 'news' on Facebook has plummeted

    Trust in 'news' on Facebook has plummeted


    Irish people are turning away from Facebook for news, according to a major international...

    Irish people are turning away from Facebook for news, according to a major international study.
    Microsoft takes aim at Amazon with push for checkout-free retail

    Microsoft takes aim at Amazon with push for checkout-free retail


    Microsoft is working on technology that would eliminate cashiers and checkout lines from stores, in a nascent challenge to Amazon.com Inc's automated grocery shop, six people familiar with the matter told...

    Microsoft is working on technology that would eliminate cashiers and checkout lines from stores, in a nascent challenge to Amazon.com Inc's automated grocery shop, six people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

    ZTE's $2.7bn loss shows tough challenges post US penalties


    ZTE unveiled a settlement with the US government to rescue the Chinese telecom-equipment maker, but investors put a steep initial estimate on the cost of the deal: at least $2.7bn...

    ZTE unveiled a settlement with the US government to rescue the Chinese telecom-equipment maker, but investors put a steep initial estimate on the cost of the deal: at least $2.7bn (€2.3bn).

    New mobile banking firm in search of Spanish talent


    German mobile banking startup N26 is opening an office in Barcelona as it seeks to hire more than 100 experts in technology and product design in the Spanish city popular with technology...

    German mobile banking startup N26 is opening an office in Barcelona as it seeks to hire more than 100 experts in technology and product design in the Spanish city popular with technology companies.

    Payment firm's market debut evokes tech bubble


    Shares in Adyen, which handles the payments backend for Netflix, Facebook and eBay, doubled yesterday in a market debut reminiscent of the 1999 tech...

    Shares in Adyen, which handles the payments backend for Netflix, Facebook and eBay, doubled yesterday in a market debut reminiscent of the 1999 tech bubble.