Meg Whitman: “You can always go faster than you think you can.” Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

You can always go faster than you think you can. Those are not my words. They are the words of Meg Whitman, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise chief executiv(...)

Members of the public beside a mural in Dublin’s Temple Bar area by street artist SUMS supporting a yes vote in the marriage equality  referendum. Niall Carson/PA Wire

One of the more unusual aspects of the marriage referendum was the decision of a number of US multinationals with significant operations here to enter(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he would confirm the Government’s commitment to keep the cost-base under control and contain public spending when he met existing and potential investors at Davos on Thursday. Photograph: Collins

Ireland’s economy would have fared better if it had been permitted by the European Central Bank to burn private debt holders, Nobel Prize-winning eco(...)

An electronic stock board  in Tokyo, Japan. Photograph: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

Concern about the global economy overshadowed the World Economic Forum in Davos yesterday as global stock markets hit fresh lows amid renewed alarm ab(...)

 US actor Leonardo DiCaprio at the Crystal Award Ceremony on the eve of the opening of the 46th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland. Photograph: EPA

Global leaders arrived in Davos last night for the start of the World Economic Forum amid increasing concerns about the health of the global economy,(...)

Adapt, the centre for digital content technology won the research award via Science Foundation Ireland. Photograph: Getty Images

A research centre that helps pull together digital content has received funding worth €50 million from the State and from private industry. Adapt, th(...)

So, you’re interested in buying a Tesla, the sleek, highly-engineered electric car from the Silicon Valley firm co-founded by tech entrepreneur Elon M(...)

 [from left to right] James O’Connor, Microsoft, Louise Phelan, Paypal, Martin Shanahan, IDA, Enda Kenny, Taoiseach, Eamonn Sinnott, Intel , Sharon McCooey, Linkedin, Stephen McIntyre, Twitter at an American Chamber World of Talent event to showcase current job vacancies in US Multinationals in Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

US multinationals in Ireland are expected to create an additional 14,000 jobs here over the next 24 months, according to the American Chamber of Comm(...)

Number26 chief financial officer Maximilian Tayenthal outlined why  Ireland was chosen as the latest market.

Fintech start-up Number26, which has developed a current account specifically for the smartphone, will be available in Ireland from today. The Berlin(...)

John Lunn of  Braintree: “Who enjoys shopping for toilet paper? No one. Why not just let a machine do that for you?” Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile/Web Summit

You may not have heard of Braintree, but you’ve almost certainly heard of their customers – Airbnb, Uber, Pinterest and LivingSocial. Braintree provi(...)