Ebay’s StubHub online ticket resale service has said it was the victim of a massive international cyber fraud ring. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Ebay’s StubHub online ticket resale service has said it was the victim of a massive international cyber fraud ring, the details of which authorities p(...)

Ebay is working with Sotheby’s to make sought-after artwork, antiques and collectibles available for auction online.   Photo: Getty Images

Ebay is working with Sotheby’s to make sought-after artwork, antiques and collectibles available for auction online. The companies will begin by placi(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaks with John Hinshaw (2nd R), executive vice president of technology and Operations for Hewlett Packard and Martin Murphy (L), managing director of Hewlett Packard Ireland, at the company’s headquarters office in Palo Alto, California recently. Photograph: Josh Edelson/IDA Ireland/Handout via Reuters

The Taoiseach touched down in Silicon Valley on Wednesday June 4th on the Aer Lingus direct flight for his second official visit to the technology mec(...)

Change your Ebay password: the ecommerce site will issue an update later today after one of its databases was compromised in an online attack.  Photograph: Alan Betson /The Irish Times

Do you need to change your Ebay password? After some initial confusion, it turns out that users of the the ecommerce site should indeed log on and upd(...)

An employee at Alibaba’s headquarters on the outskirts of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s planned IPO is set to create a long list of multi-millionaires from its partners in the company. Photograph: Chance Chan/Reuters

China’s Alibaba has filed what is shaping up to be the largest technology debut in history, when the e-commerce giant makes its initial public offerin(...)

The author quotes the Chinese statesman and military commander Zhuge Liang who said, “The wise win before they fight”, saying this captures an essenti(...)

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer of Facebook, is set to issue a rallying cry for app developers at this week’s F8 conference in San Francisco to use the social network’s app building platform.Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Facebook is set to vie with Google and Apple for mobile-app makers, as it gets ready to encourage developers to use its Parse platform, thus bo(...)

Google offices in Barrow Street, Dublin. Despite having substantial operations in the UK and elsewhere, Google’s taxable presence is deemed to be in Ireland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Governments across the world are annoyed by the sight of multinationals doing business within their economies yet paying little or no tax there(...)

Representatives of Google, Microsoft, and Ebay joined experts from the big four accountancy firms, business lobby groups, civil servants from tax and finance administrations of the developed nations, trade union representatives and non-government organisations, to discuss possible changes to the global tax system. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The tax affairs of Apple and Google, both of whom use Ireland as key components of their global structures, were cited at the opening session in Pa(...)

Drawn by the virtual currency’s jump in value last year, digital prospectors turned the mining industry into an arms race as they bought expensive computing equipment and gobbled up electricity. Photograph: Jin Lee/Bloomberg

The bitcoin mining rush is sputtering. Speculators, known as miners, use powerful computers to solve complex software problems and verify transacti(...)