Irleand’s Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon

Above a Centra shop in Portarlington sits one of the world’s most important regulatory offices pertaining to online privacy.From May 18th, the office (...)

Elevate is LinkedIn’s new content-sharing tool for companies and their employees. The idea behind Elevate is to leverage the social media activity of (...)

LinkedIn agrees deal with lynda.com. Photograph: Getty Images

LinkedIn has agreed to acquire online education business lynda.com in a deal valued at $1.5 billion, continuing the professional-networking service’s (...)

Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal:  is an investor in companies including Airbnb, the big-data company Palantir, the spaceflight provider SpaceX and payments company Stripe, four of the most valuable tech companies in Silicon Valley today. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/PA Wire

The ride-hailing app Uber, the Irish-founded payment start-up Stripe, the apartment rental site Airbnb, and other darlings of the next generation of S(...)

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A professional bio is something that everybody needs, but not everybody bothers to write. That’s a missed opportunity, since a bio can help you get hi(...)

Three judges who allegedly viewed pornography on official IT equipment at work were sacked for “wholly unacceptable” behaviour and a fourth has resigned. Photograph: Getty

Three judges who viewed pornography on official IT equipment at work were sacked for “wholly unacceptable” behaviour and a fourth has resigned, the J(...)

Kristy Preece had just cleared the Ferry Boat Pub in Runcorn in Cheshire. The shift on May 24th, 2010, had been difficult – mainly because of two abus(...)

Visa Europe has announced a new, more secure way for consumers to pay retailers via smartphones, a move that could set the stage for Apple’s Apple Pa(...)

Theya Lingerie founder Ciara Donlon:  ‘A very important part of our ethos is to engage with women who have or have had breast cancer.’

Ciara Donlon is the driving force behind textiles start-up, Theya Lingerie, which produces specialist underwear for women who have undergone breast su(...)

Ever since the dotcom boom the development template for internet companies has been to get big fast, build an audience, get those eyeballs, and then work to monetise them. Photograph: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty

Businesses are getting annoyed with Facebook. That’s obvious if you spend much time there – and most of us in this country do, according to Irish usag(...)