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Since the web entered public consciousness 20 years ago, there has been a lot of talk about its dangers and all the rogues who lie in wait for them(...)

Declan Ganley: his broadband technology group Rivada has raised €50 million from a group of institutions and wealthy individuals. Photograph: Eric Luke

Consumers and businesses are facing rises in electricity charges at a time when the operators of the network are getting bonuses of up to 15 per cent,(...)

Dylan Richard and Harper Reed of Modest

Online payments giant PayPal has made its first acquisition since its recent split with eBay, buying mobile commerce start-up Modest for an undiscl(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny  on a Coast Guard vessel off Killala, Co Mayo, welcoming the new $300 million transatlantic fibre optic cable as it arrives in Killala, Co Mayo. The cable, owned and operated by Irish company Aqua Comms, will run directly from Mayo to New York. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

“This is the most important landing since [French general] Humbert in 1798,” said Enda as he hopped from his car and strode across Killala pier to cha(...)

Patrick Moran was addicted to buying technical equipment at the time. Photograph: iStockphoto

A financial controller who stole over €283,740 from his employer, Deutsche Bank through unauthorised use of his company credit card has been jailed fo(...)

The fact that Visa has chosen to invest in Stripe, not in PayPal, is seen to have huge significance

Stripe, the online payment processing company established by Irish brothers Patrick and John Collison, is now valued at $5 billion after raising new f(...)

Louise Phelan: The opportunity for us is huge. We’re only getting started. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

PayPal has listed on the Nasdaq, bringing to an end its relationship with eBay, which has lasted for more than a decade. Shares rose 5.4 per cent in (...)

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella at a Windows 10 promotion. Photograph: Glenn Chapman/AFP/Getty Images

Online payments giant PayPal will begin trading as a standalone stock today, following its split from eBay. PayPal will trade under the stock s(...)

eBay posted earnings per share of $0.77 in April for the quarter to March-end

Online auction site eBay is expected to report second-quarter earnings this Thursday. Analysts expect the e-commerce giant to report earnings per shar(...)

‘There would almost certainly be numerous specific impacts on consumers.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

There is going to be a lot of talk about “Brexit” over the next 12 months or so, and the impact a British exit from the EU would have on Ireland. (...)