Mt Gox filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan last month after losing hundreds of millions of dollars worth of bitcoin

Bitcoin exchange Mt Gox drops relaunch plans

07.36 Defunct bitcoin exchange Mt Gox has given up plans to rebuild under bankruptcy protection and has asked a Tokyo court to allow it to be liquidated, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the situation.

Marissa Mayer has been working to turn the company around since taking over as CEO two years ago

Yahoo profits down but ad revenue up in Q1

11.41 Yahoo has again posted anemic quarterly revenue growth as the internet company's advertising business continues to lag its rivals, nearly two years into chief executive Marissa Mayer's comeback effort.

MRSA is a bacterial infection resistant to many common antibiotics

More virulent forms of MRSA circulating

19.39 More virulent and antibiotic resistant forms of MRSA are circulating in Irish hospitals and look set to become the dominant strains in the future, according to new research.

LinkedIn employs more than 450 people in Ireland

LinkedIn seeking larger Dublin premises - report

14 Apr LinkedIn is seeking a new premises in Dublin to base its international headquarters as the professional social-networking company expands its overseas operations, two people with knowledge of the matter said.

The HTC One (M8) comds in Gunmetal Grey, Glacial Silver and Amber Gold

Review: HTC One (M8)

14 Apr For a small fish in a very big pond, the original HTC One made significant ripples. It looked slick, packed a very respectable tech spec, and won a significant number of awards and accolades around the world.

British parenting website Mumsnet is the latest organisation to have been hacked due to the 'Heartbleed' bug

Mumsnet hacked by 'Heartbleed' bug

14 Apr British parenting website Mumsnet is the latest organisation to have been hacked due to the "Heartbleed" bug, its founder Justine Roberts has revealed.

A White House blog states that 'The Department of Homeland Security was working to uncover and mitigate potential threats'

Warning over website bug 'heartbleed'

11 Apr The US government has warned banks, infrastructure operators and other organisations to be on alert for hackers who may take advantage of the "Heartbleed" bug to steal data from vulnerable networks.

Experts have warned users that changing their password before the bug is fixed could compromise their new password

Web users urged not to panic over security flaw

10 Apr Security experts have urged internet users not to panic and instantly change their passwords in wake of the Heartbleed bug security flaw, despite suggestions to do so from prominent websites.

A number of relevant committees in the European Parliament will assess the petition

Group seeks ban on EU embryo research funding

10 Apr A hearing is taking place in the European Parliament in Brussels on an initiative to oblige the EU to ban funding for activities that "presuppose the destruction of human embryos".

Microsoft's Windows XP was released in 2001

Support ends for Windows XP users

08 Apr Software giant Microsoft is to end support for its Windows XP operating system today, leaving one in every ten computers in use in Ireland vulnerable to viruses and hacking.