Jelly takes queries and finds, not results, but people who are informed and willing to answer

Biz Stone has moved on from Twitter and – up until last week – from Jelly, a people-powered search engine of sorts. Three years later he announces wha(...)

Outgoing Twitter chief executive Dick Costolo’s impending departure has been influenced by investors unhappy with stagnant user growth and the absence of profit. Photograph: Richard Perry/The New York Times

Some shock waves went through Silicon Valley this week when Twitter chief executive Dick Costolo abruptly announced he was stepping down. The microbl(...)

US ambassador to Ireland Kevin O’Malley announcing details of Ireland’s involvement in the SXSWi festival, which  start on March 13th in Austin, Texas

The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, will be speaking at this year’s South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) festival in Texas, along with Irish entrepreneurs(...)

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg speaking at the social netoworking site’s Dublin office.

The success of Dublin’s so-called Silicon Docks is a combination of enlightened public policy and the blind luck of good timing. This extract from (...)

Vivienne Harr (centre)  ringing the bell at the New York Stock Exchange when Twitter went public with  actor Patrick Stewart (right). Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

At Silicon Valley’s Techmanity conference, the crowds hadn’t only come to see actor Jared Leto lecture about entrepreneurship and a Weezer concert tha(...)

Potential investors in Twitter have been left in the dark about key facts. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Files

A tweet running to 135 characters was all it took late on Thursday to launch one of the year’s biggest financial stories: that Twitter has taken the(...)