As the show floor opens at MWC, the true madness begins.

Dow closes at record high for 12th time

Wall Street notched another set of milestones today as the Dow Jones industrial average closed at a record high for a 12th consecutive time.

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Alcatel’s new smartphone is very bright, but not how you think

The new A5 comes with some extra LED lights.

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Hands-on: Is Nokia’s reborn 3310 actually any good?

Getting to know an old friend again.

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China arrests hundreds in crackdown on underground banking

More than 800 people have been arrested in a crackdown on unlicensed banking operations as authorities try to stem outflows of money from the country, China's policy ...

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San Diego is set to get smart streetlights which will help control traffic

They will help monitor traffic.

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SuperValu pledges to create 190 jobs by year end

Retailer SuperValu said that it plans to add 190 jobs its network with the opening of three new stores this year.

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Ultra-high definition the hallmark of Sony's new smartphone

The Xperia XZ Premium was one of the many new devices unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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All the headlines you need from the first day of Mobile World Congress

On a whirlwind day of announcements, here’s the important ones you need to know.

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Irish hotel occupancy rates 'highest in 11 years'

Irish hotel occupancy rates are at their highest level in 11 years, according to a new report.

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Samsung reveals Galaxy Tab S3 to challenge Apple’s iPad Pro

The company also announced a new hybrid device called the Galaxy Book.

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It's official - the classic Nokia 3310 is making a comeback

It’s had a bit of a makeover but, don’t worry, it’s still got snake.

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Huawei says its new P10 smartphone will 'redefine portrait photography'

The Chinese smartphone firm believes it can compete with the iPhone.

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LG has revealed its new G6 smartphone

The screen basically fills the front panel of the device.

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Irish consumers spent €270m on Fairtrade products in 2016

Irish consumers spent over €270m on Fairtrade products last year, an increase of 9% on 2015.

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US stocks extend winning streak to 11th day

A late push helped US stocks finish higher after indexes spent most of the day lower.

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Fifa 17 games to be shown live on BT Sport

eSports and competitive gaming are coming to live TV.

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Apple's new headquarters will open in April and features a tribute to Steve Jobs

The new site will feature the Steve Jobs Theatre.

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Everything to look out for at Mobile World Congress, and why you should care

The biggest phone show of the year is nearly upon us again.

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Here's what you need to know about the Government's new measures for self-driving cars

The Bill includes a single insurance product for automated vehicles that will cover the motorist when they are driving as well as the car itself.

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Maxol to create 50 jobs around Dublin and Kildare

Maxol is to create fifty new jobs at refurbished garages around Dublin's commuter belt.

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Bank of Ireland set aside €25m to compensate 600 customers wrongly moved off tracker mortgage

Bank of Ireland has set aside €25m to compensate 600 customers who were wrongly moved off their tracker mortgage.

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Dawn Farms announce €25m investment which will create 150 jobs over five years

Dawn Farms is announcing a €25m investment which will create 150 new jobs over the next five years.

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Bank Of Ireland announces profits of over €1bn for 2016

Bank of Ireland has announced underlying profits of just over €1bn for 2016.

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The Windows 10 mail app is getting loads of new features

Colour-coded calendars at last!

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Ryanair calls for 'clarity' on Brexit in next 12 months

The UK aviation industry is 365 days away from needing to know how it will be affected by the Brexit negotiations, Ryanair has claimed.

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Old-school electric tricycle the Sinclair C5 has had a modern makeover...

It’s made by Sir Clive Sinclair’s nephew too.

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Norwegian announces flights between US and Ireland starting from €69

Norwegian Air will begin flights this summer from Cork, Shannon and Dublin to smaller US airports in the greater New York, Boston and New England areas with fares ...

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AIB to appoint Brexit advisors

AIB is to appoint Brexit advisors all around the country as it advised customers not to become complacent about its impact on industry, writes Pádraig Hoare of the ...

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Norwegian to announce Cork/US flight details today

Details of the first direct transatlantic flights from Cork to the US will be unveiled today, with special one-way introductory offers of €69 expected, writes Eoin ...

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Barclays 'months away' from completing overhaul as profits surge

Barclays boss Jes Staley said the British bank is "just months away" from completing an overhaul as he unveiled a surge in annual profits.

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Tesla announced better Q4 results than expected

Electroninc car firm Tesla has announced better than expected results for its fourth quarter.

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Bailout of Italy's oldest bank stalled over concerns of 'being overly generous'

Plans to support Italy's oldest bank are reported to have stalled following a communication breakdown between the EU and the European Central Bank (ECB).

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AIB group's First Trust bank to close 15 branches amid falling usage

First Trust Bank is to close 15 branches in the North.

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Ireland on course for growth in 2017, according to EU report

"We’re saying keep progressing in that area, don’t let up and be cautious to build up a certain buffer to deal with threats that are arising.”

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PMI President: ‘Brexit has the potential to cause serious damage’

"With Brexit, the new political leadership in the US, and other geopolitical challenges, there is greater uncertainty in the world of business."

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Turns out there will be a second major update for Windows 10 coming in 2017

And it could be to do with Project Neon, which involves a new design for the Windows 10 interface.

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These five robots will draw a portrait of you in different styles

Because art made by people is SO last year.

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You can now learn sign language with gifs

They have been clipped from US-based sign language tutorial videos.

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Google teams up with designer Christian Cowan to create what they claim to be world's first really blue jeans

Because matching jeans with your smartphone is the new thing.

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153 jobs to be created by four tech companies in Dublin

153 new jobs have been announced for Dublin by four North American and European technology companies.

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Everything you need to know about the new WhatsApp update

WhatsApp is coming for you, Snapchat.

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Lloyds Banking Group annual profits soar to £4.24bn

Lloyds Banking Group has cheered a strong performance in 2016 as it revealed annual profits more than doubled to £4.24 billion.

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Study finds that a third of hotels in Ireland changed hands in past five years

A third of Irish hotels have changed hands since 2011, according to a study from property consultants, Savills Ireland.

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Minister to announce reduction in fees paid by small radio stations

The Communications Minister Denis Naughten is this morning announcing a cut in the fees paid by independent broadcasters in Ireland.

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‘Gentleman’ and popular Cork business leader passes away aged 58

Tributes have been paid following the death of one of Cork’s most popular businessmen and charity campaigners after a long and brave battle against cancer, ...

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Yahoo salvages Verizon deal with $350m discount

Yahoo is taking a 350 million dollar hit on its previously announced 4.8 billion dollar sale to Verizon.

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The Happy Pear recalls 'Lovely Basil Pesto'

The Happy Pear has announced a voluntary recall of its Lovely Basil Pesto.

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