Under John Herlihy’s  leadership Google acquired its EMEA campus on Barrow Street in Dublin, located a new data centre in Ireland and established The Foundry, Google’s first centre for digital excellence in Europe.

LinkedIn has appointed former Google Ireland head John Herlihy as vice president and managing director for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) r(...)

A replica of a Ferrari Formula One car is seen in Santiago, Chile

Ferrari priced its initial public offering at the top of expectations on Tuesday, raising $893 million, as drivers enamored with the luxury sports car(...)

The biggest share price gains for Visa and MasterCard over the past year have come in response to Chinese government policies that open the local payment card market to foreign players.  Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Global bank card operators including Visa and MasterCard can seek licences to clear domestic Chinese payments starting today, following a long-running(...)

Patrick Collison, co-founder and chief executive officer of Stripe. The online payments company is now valued at $3.5 billion, after closing a $70 million funding round. Photo: Bloomberg

Online payments start-up Stripe, founded by Limerick brothers John and Patrick Collison, has raised $70 million (€56 million) in venture capital fundi(...)

Limerick brothers John (left) and Patrick Collison, co-founders of Stripe, outside their offices in Palo Alto, California. Stripe has teamed up with Irish-founded software company Intercom.

Software company Intercom has announced an integration partnership with fellow Irish-Californian start-up Stripe, the online payments business founded(...)

John  and Patrick Collison, the co-founders of Stripe.

Stripe, the e-payments company founded by brothers Patrick and John Collison will power the “Buy” button for Facebook users using the social network t(...)

The Pogo system is a mobile card reader which enables credit and debit card payments anywhere with wireless coverage via smartphone

A new payment system being introduced by AIB and Eircom will allow SMEs, micro-enterprises and sole traders to accept debit and credit card payment(...)

UnionPay: there are almost as many UnionPay cards globally in circulation as the two leading payment cards combined

It’s an increasingly common sight shopping malls and at ATMs and in hotels from Okinawa to Bangkok to Manila – the logo of the Chinese payment system (...)

Contactless payments may be the future, but cash and plastic cards aren’t disappearing just yet, according to experts. But mobile payment(...)