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Watch this drone shepherd round up its flock on an Irish farm

Two Irish brothers show a novel way to get the sheep on their family farm to go where they want. Maybe drones will be putting collies out of work.

By March 30, 2015


Irish judge denies request to investigate Facebook's NSA ties

A group of Europe-based Facebook users had asked an Ireland-based judge to investigate the social network's relationship with the NSA. It didn't work out.

By June 18, 2014


Apple's Irish tax strategy gets EU scrutiny, report says

The company is able to save boatloads of cash in taxes each year by funneling money to its Irish subsidiary. And now the EU wants to dig deeper into that practice.

By June 11, 2014


Facebook paid £4,327 in UK corporate tax in 2014

The social network's UK branch paid less in corporation tax than the country's average worker pays in income tax, following a trend of Silicon Valley behemoths avoiding the taxman.

By October 13, 2015


EU data transfer deal with US may be illegal, says Europe's top legal counsel

Facebook and other US companies can not adequately protect EU citizens' data from government surveillance, says Advocate General Yves Bot.

By September 23, 2015


Medieval skeleton tangled in tree roots unearthed in storm

An ancient tree in Ireland topples over to reveal an even more ancient skeleton caught up in the roots.

By September 14, 2015


Apple, Microsoft tussle with feds over access to user data

Tech companies say that user data requested by the government is encrypted and therefore inaccessible. But the government doesn't like that response.

By September 8, 2015


Woz: Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs movie gets it right

Technically Incorrect: Even saying that Seth Rogen plays him very well, the Apple co-founder believes the Danny Boyle-directed movie is the real thing.

By September 7, 2015


Here's your first look at Michael Fassbender in 'Assassin's Creed'

Yahoo Movies posts an exclusive glimpse of what Michael Fassbender will look like as Callum Lynch in the upcoming "Assassin's Creed" movie.

By August 27, 2015


Drone delivers bundle of drugs to prison yard, causes serious hoopla

When a package containing heroin, marijuana and tobacco lands in a prison yard, things go pretty much the way you'd expect.

By August 4, 2015