TECHNOLOGY

Chinese rival for App Store

China’s largest mobile social media network WeChat is offering its 768m users a function which allows them to bypass app stores such as that of Apple.

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Digital field may be first trade wars battleground

Cookies on web pages were rated the most annoying aspect of the internet, according to the European Commission’s consultation survey carried out in all 28 member countries.

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Dublin firm LogoGrab fights image fraud

Trish Dromey meets the Dublin firm making an impact by stopping fraudsters illegally using companies’ logos.

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Nokia sues Apple as patent dispute becomes bitter

Nokia sued Apple saying the iPhone maker infringed several mobile patents, turning simmering tension between the companies into a bitter public legal battle.

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Shares fall at Nintendo on cost of Mario

Nintendo’s first Mario smartphone title has set a download record but gamers baulked at the one-time cost of unlocking content, prompting investors to push the Japanese game makers’ stock to a one-month low.

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Big Irish presence at UK’s largest machinery show LAMMA

Three innovative Irish agricultural companies will feature on the Enterprise Ireland stand at LAMMA, the UK’s largest machinery show, next month.

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Facebook to face multimillion-euro fine

Facebook risks a multimillion-euro fine for allegedly misleading EU merger watchdogs when it won approval to buy the WhatsApp messaging service in 2014.

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