Dixons Carphone is planning to eventually open 500 in the US

Dixons Carphone's annual profits up 17%

29 Jun Dixons Carphone has unveiled a 17% rise in an annual pre-tax profits to £447m and brushed off fears surrounding the result of Britain's EU referendum.

Under the new rules drone operators can fly craft under 25kg during daylight once they maintain a clear view

US authorities relax rules on drone use

22 Jun The US Federal Aviation Administration has unveiled long-awaited new rules that clear the way for small, commercial drones to operate across US airspace.

Hyperloop is currently testing the technology in the Nevada desert

Moscow examining development of Hyperloop

22 Jun Moscow has signed an agreement with Los Angeles-based company Hyperloop One to explore building a futuristic, high-speed transportation system known as a Hyperloop in the Russian capital.

Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon

Cost savings put before data compliance - report

21 Jun Many organisations in Ireland deploy little resources to manage data protection compliance and view saving money as sufficient justification for poor data protection practices, the Data Protection Commissioner has said.

Supercell is the creator of 
popular mobile games 'Clash of Clans' and 'Hay Day'

Tencent to buy Finnish game-maker Supercell

21 Jun Chinese Internet giant Tencent has today agreed to buy Finnish game-maker Supercell, creator of "Clash of Clans", from Japanese mobile giant SoftBank for $8.6 billion.

85% of households in Ireland have access to the internet

25 years of internet in Ireland marked

17 Jun Today marks the 25th anniversary of the internet's arrival in Ireland, when a 19.2 Kbps telecoms link at Trinity College Dublin connected to the emerging technological network.

There are four handsets in the new X range.

Review: Sony Xperia X

17 Jun The new Xperia X is a solid performing handset, but lacks the X-factor promised from Sony's new series of flagship phones.