President Donald Trump’s administration may be on the verge of ramping up its threats against China on trade. If the talk ever turns to action, there could be troubling consequences for the global economy.
As the Trump administration moves to take on China over intellectual property, Washington will find it has limited firepower. Beijing has a strong grip on American technology companies, and global trade rules could favour China.
A new public database aimed at providing a detailed portrait of Ireland’s start-up scene is about to go live. The initiative aims to map, track and showcase innovation across the Republic to give a full overview of the Irish technology ecosystem.
A deal bringing Amazon Prime Video to Apple TV, announced on June 5 at Apple Inc.’s developer conference after years of talk, shows how competitive tensions among Silicon Valley titans can stand in the way of serving customers.
Apple Inc.’s first major new product for two years, the HomePod speaker, marks the biggest effort yet from the technology company to use its Siri digital assistant to keep customers wedded to a growing palette of products and services.
Use of in-store technology such as self-checkouts may be increasingly common but many Irish shoppers find it exasperating, according to a new survey that shows high street retailers need to raise their game tech-wise.
The survey indicates that while such technology – which also includes digital enquiry points, stock-monitoring applications and mobile tablets – is being rolled out primarily to improve customer experience; it is in many cases having the opposite effect.