The company’s shares rose 5.8 per cent to $115.22 in after-hours trading. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Facebook reported a better-than-expected 51.9 per cent rise in quarterly revenue as its increasingly popular mobile app and push into live video conti(...)

€16.99: The Binman’s Guide to Marketing by Oisin Browne

Oisin Browne is a marketer who learned much about doing business by working for the City Bin company. He scored a big hit on Amazon with his best-sell(...)

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump  gestures to the crowd during an appearance on NBC’s  Today Show in Rockefeller Plaza in New York. Photograph: Peter Foley/EPA

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump sided on Thursday with those criticising a controversial new North Carolina law requiring transgender p(...)

Opponents of a new state law that restricts transgender bathroom use and pre-empts local governments from creating their own anti-discrimination policies at a counter-rally across the street from a rally for proponents of the new law, outside the the North Carolina State Capitol in Raleigh earlier this month. File photograph: Ray Whitehouse/New York Times

North Carolina business leaders on Tuesday called for a repeal of a new state law they blamed for mounting economic losses as opponents of the legisla(...)

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band.

Bruce Springsteen has canceled a concert in North Carolina this weekend in protest of the state’s new law on gay and transgender rights, becoming perh(...)

PayPal isn’t at all bothered to have Saudi Arabia as one of the countries in which it offers its services.Photograph: Alan Betson

This week’s topic is hypocrisy in the corporate world. Oh, I know – we could be here forever. That’s why I have narrowed down that vast category to (...)

Digital economy: “Of the estimated €6 billion spent online annually by Irish consumers, 60 to 70 per cent goes overseas.”

There are more than 200,000 small and medium-sized businesses in Ireland, but a massive 92 per cent of these can’t process sales online. Furthermore, (...)

PayPal vice-president Louise Phelan is among the speakers at the “Leadership for a Sustainable World” conference taking place in Kildare this week.

Waterford Institute of Technology’s €2.8 million eDigiregion project has opened a call for innovative ideas related to information and communications (...)

PayPal’s vice president of global operations (EMEA) Louise Phelan: “ many of the roles we create are suitable for unemployed people whom we recruit from the live register.” .

PayPal has announced the creation of 100 new jobs at its global operations centre in Dublin. The company says the positions, which will be filled by (...)

 Testing the  Samsung Gear VR glasses at the Samsung  stand during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

Every conference needs a buzzword or phrase. In recent years, smart, connected and social all got their turn in the spotlight, as executive after exec(...)