New BFFs Paddy Cosgrave, left, chief executive of the  Web Summit, with deputy Prime Minister of Portugal Paulo Portas

The final day of Web Summit 2015 began with founder Paddy Cosgrave inviting an assortment of entrepreneurs, dignitaries and politicians on stage, but(...)

 Former Apple chief executive   John Sculley at the  Web Summit in the RDS, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

If we need any evidence that a reputation is often beyond anyone’s control, consider the case of John Sculley. Not many people, after all, have in r(...)

Actor and businesswoman Eva Longoria in conversation with Jemima Khan of Vanity Fair at the Web Summit in the RDS, Dublin, yesterday. Photograph: Naoise Culhane/Sportsfilet

He might be the world’s worst water salesman, but Enda Kenny has a distinct flair for touting Ireland as the most business-friendly little country in (...)

John Sculley, former CEO of  Apple (left) talks to David Carr of the New York Times on the Centre Stage of the Web Summit

Tom LyonsJohn Sculley, the former chief executive of Apple, has said that Ireland risks losing its “edge” if tax advantages for multinationals like th(...)

Last year’s Web Summit mainstage. The Web Summit for Schools will take place on the 4,500 capacity mainstage at the Web Summit this year.

The Web Summit is to run an event for secondary school students on the opening night of the technology festival. A number of high-profile speakers wil(...)

Apple Operations International, a subsidiary of Apple Inc, is seen in Hollyhill, Cork. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Reuters

Former Apple executives claim the almost tax-free status enjoyed in Ireland by the iPhone and iPad ma(...)