Apple chief Tim Cook is “deeply offended” by allegations made in BBC’s Panorama that the technology giant mistreats workers at its Chinese factories.

German consumer confidence hits an eight-year high

German consumer sentiment is strong heading into the new year - recent figures show that the German people are feeling positive about the country’s economic prospects ...

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BlackBerry reduces losses, sales fall

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry reported an adjusted profit for its fiscal third quarter, surprising Wall Street.

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Dow Jones up

NEW YORK: The Dow Jones closed up 421.3 at 17778.2.

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Transatlantic fibre connection 'will bring more business to Cork'

It is thought plans to introduce a direct transatlantic fibre-optic data cable from Cork will bring more business to the county.

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EU fund 'will kick-start economies': EU president

European Union leaders will create a strategic investment fund that could generate up to €315bn in private and public-sector money to upgrade infrastructure, jump-start ...

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