easyJet: results out Tuesday.  Photograph:  Mohamed el-Shahed/AFP/Getty Images
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TODAY Results: Africa Oil; Urban Outfitters. Meetings: Image networking breakfast (Marker Hotel, D2). Indicators: Euro zone inflation rate (Oct). Othe(...)

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff. The US company employs 500 in Ireland. photograph: justin sullivan/getty images

Cloud computing company Salesforce. com is due to report third quarter earnings on Wednesday, with no major surprises expected. Analysts are forecasti(...)

The digital technologies that are changing the economics and practices of traditional business – cloud computing, mobile devices, advanced data analysis and artificial intelligence – are better, cheaper and more widely available. Photograph: Stephanie Keith/Bloomberg

It is the time of year when the big technology research shops gaze into the near future to identify trends that will have the most impact on the tech (...)

Peggy Johnson of Microsoft at  the 2015 Web Summit in the RDS, Dublin. Photograph:  Paul Mohan / SPORTSFILE / Web Summit

Peggy Johnson is only half-joking when she admits she might have risked being mobbed if she had roamed the aisles at this week’s Dublin Web Summit fre(...)

Mark Hurd, co-president and co-chief executive officer of Oracle   speaks during the Oracle OpenWorld 2015 conference in San Francisco . Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

*US group Oracle scrambled to clarify its position yesterday after comments from a senior executive indicated that it was one of the first multination(...)

John Collison of Stripe who was the International and Overall winner at the awards ceremony last night in Citywest last night. The event took place in front of an audience of over 1,500 people and was broadcast live on UTV Ireland and UTV. Photograph: Maxwells

John and Patrick Collison, the boy wonders of Irish technology, have won this year’s EY Entrepreneur of the Year award. Their online payments p(...)

“As bizarre as it seems, existing evidence in the wake of Schrems suggests that only a handful of legal and business experts in the US or Europe, and very few companies, really understand EU privacy law.” Illustration: Thinkstock

Is there a contractual way for companies to get around last week’s European Court of Justice ruling on Max Schrems’s case against the Irish Data Prote(...)

NetSuite CEO Zack Nelson: announced several important new  customers, including WH Smith and Prêt à Manger

The first indication of NetSuite’s intentions came in September, when it quietly posted a job advertisement for an Ireland-based EU data centre manage(...)

Salesforce cofounders Marc Benioff and Parker Harris at Dreamforce 2015: Harris dressed as “Lightning Man” to promote the company’s new service for app developers, Lightning. Photograph: Jakub Mosur

It’s not often you get to see a millionaire tech executive in a onesie. Salesforce’s lesser known co-founder Parker Harris took to the stage at the Dr(...)

Salesforce chief executive Marc Benioff and Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick on stage at Salesforce.com’s Dreamforce conference in San Francisco. Photo: Jakub Mosur Photograph

Uber wants to make “transportation as reliable as running water,” its chief executive Travis Kalanick told Salesforce. com’s Dreamforce conference. Sp(...)