Tony Hanway, is a former chairman of the Irish Telecom and Internet Federation and was also chief executive of O2 Ireland

Virgin Media has appointed former O2 Ireland chief executive Tony Hanway to lead its Irish operations . He replaces Magnus Ternsjo, who is movi(...)

Bebo founder Michael Birch: His current projects include start-up incubator Monkey Inferno.  photograph: dave meehan

“It’s suicide to try and be a better Facebook, ” Michael Birch says. And he should know. Along with his wife Xochi, he co-founded social networking si(...)

HSQ also includes 3.6 acres of land for future development which a feasibility study shows could accommodate about 18,166sq m (195,537sq ft) of commercial accommodation and 115  apartments

An international gym franchise and a leading Irish coffee chain are to join the retail mix at Heuston South Quarter (HSQ) beside Heuston Station in Du(...)

Revenue from Verizon’s FiOS high-speed internet, TV and phone service rose 10 per cent to $3.4 billion. Photograph: Justin Lane

Verizon Communications reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly profit as more users signed up for its post-paid wireless services and subscr(...)

Tim Armstrong: see him on YouTube for a masterclass in how not to talk to staff, how not to motivate and not to lead.  Photograph: Victor J Blue/Bloomberg

Tim Armstrong is my favourite chief executive. I can’t think of anyone else who has provided me with such rich and varied copy over the years. Since h(...)

Flour power: Taoiseach Enda Kenny with presenter Alan Hughes and baker Catherine Leyden on TV3’s ‘Ireland AM’. Photgraph: Brian McEvoy
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Image of the week: Breakfast with Enda It was off to Ballymount this week for Enda Kenny, who dropped into TV3’s Ireland AM for the first time (...)

AOL’s  Graham Moysey “There will be a consolidation of players over the next few years, so this is a good strategic move for us.” Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

AOL, the company that made famous the phrase “you’ve got mail”, was the subject of a $4.4 billion bid by telecoms giant Verizon this week, and the pro(...)

Verizon has been spending aggressively to expand its business. In February it bought licenses worth $10.4 billion in a government sale of wireless airwaves for mobile data

Verizon Communications said it would buy AOL in a $4.4 billion deal that gives the biggest US wireless carrier access to AOL’s successful digital a(...)

 Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange yesterday. Positive jobs reports sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average sharply higher. Photograph: Getty Images

European shares posted this year’s biggest advance, buoyed by a surprise election win for the British Conservative party and improving US jobs data.In(...)

Steve Case, chairman and chief executive officer of Revolution LLC and co-founder of America Online (AOL), told the South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas that the third wave of disruption from the internet is on the way

The third wave of the internet will bring disruption of food, health and education sectors, along with increased government partnerships and crowd fun(...)