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(...)

 eBay headquarters in San Jose, California: the company is scheduled to spin off its PayPal transactions business in the third quarter. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

EBay says it has sold its 28.4 per cent equity stake in Craigslist back to the online classified advertising company. With the sale, all litigation be(...)

James Morrissey, co-owner of New York’s hip Irish bar, where the Guinness is in a créme de menthe cocktail and the look is your mammy’s good room circa 1960.

An Irish bar where you can’t get a pint of Guinness sounds a bit like a McDonald’s that doesn’t serve quarter pounders, but such things exist. To be f(...)

Teamwork currently employs about 50 people and hopes to add 40 more by the end of this year, according to Donal Cahalane.

Cork-based software company Teamwork is set to nearly double its staff between now and Christmas, according to its vice president of growth and market(...)

Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg has announced pay increases for contract staff.

Facebook is increasing pay and benefits for contract workers and people employed through third-party companies.The new standards include a minimum wag(...)

Elon Musk, co-founder and chief executive  of Tesla Motors, speaks during the unveiling of the company’s “Powerwall’ in Hawthorne, California. Photograph: Tim Rue/Bloomberg

There are few more fascinating figures in business today than Elon Musk, the PayPal co-founder who has gone on to specialise in attention-grabbing tra(...)

Profits at the online auction company rose beyond expectations thanks in part to anticipated smooth split from PayPal. Photograph: Bloomberg

Shares at EBay rose the most in four months after the company said it was on track for a “smooth separation” of its PayPal business and that profit(...)

European competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager in Brussels, where the EU charged Google with abusing its dominant position as Europe’s top search engine. Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images

in Brussels The European Commission formally accused Google of abusing its dominance in the internet shopping space.It also initiated a separate inve(...)

Alibaba handles more e-commerce than Amazon and eBay combined

Alibaba’s quarterly revenue fell short of analysts’ expectations, showing signs of a slowdown in the Chinese e-commerce company’s scorching growth.Ali(...)

EBay is cutting 2,400 positions, buying back shares and entering into a standstill agreement with activist investor Carl Icahn. Photo: Getty Images

EBay has declined to say whether Irish workers will be affected by its decision to cut 2,400 jobs.The company overnight announced plans to reduce its (...)