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. (...)

Amazon.com will launch its Amazon Lending loan programme to small sellers later this year in eight more countries including China. Photograph: Bartek Sadowski/Bloomberg

Amazon. com will launch its business loan program for small sellers later this year in eight more countries including China, where credit is becoming (...)

Thousands have taken to the streets of Dublin to celebrate the annual Dublin LGBTQ Pride Parade. Rainbow flags and balloons were in evidence as dancer(...)

Alibaba now handles 80 per cent of China’s ecommerce. Photograph: Crab Hu/EPA

There is an overarching force in China with tentacles reaching deep into almost everybody’s life. That force is not the Communist Party of China, whos(...)

Goldman Sachs has ambitious plans to offer loans of a few thousand dollars to ordinary Americans and compete with Main Street banks and other lenders.(Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters)

Goldman Sachs has spent 146 years largely as the bank of the powerful and privileged. Now the Wall Street powerhouse is working on a new business line(...)