Fab.com began as a gay social network before it pivoted into an e-commerce site selling everyday design products like tables, clocks and posters.

PCH, the technology supply chain business founded by Liam Casey, is in talks to acquire Fab, an online design product retailer for a reported $15 mill(...)

Drop will also sell in Harvey Norman, with a price of €99.95

Drop, a Dublin-based start-up which has created an iPad-connected kitchen scale that guides users through recipes, looks set to become an internationa(...)

Maryrose Simpson: one of the finalists for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur

A report by Sir George Cox for the UK Treasury in 2005 started with definitions of three key ingredients that could enhance business competitiveness: (...)

Liam Casey, Founder, PCH, waits to go on the centre stage at the Web Summit. Photograph: Naoise Culhane/Sportsfile

Liam Casey, founder of $1 billion turnover PCH, has predicted that a smart city sensor project demonstrated at the Dublin Web Summit could be rolled o(...)

PCH’s Liam Casey says if US companies  put more resources in Ireland, people become more qualified and skilled.

Liam Casey, founder of $1 billion turnover PCH International, has said Ireland’s knowledge boxes will create an “environment focused on innovation”. (...)

Works on a prototype at the last hardware hackathon at DCU in September.

A three-day design and hardware hackathon will kick off in DCU this weekend. The aim is to encourage collaboration among industrial designers and Inte(...)

Digital kitchen scale innovator Ben Harris (left), chief executive of Drop, with members of the AIB and Frontline Ventures teams, celebrates AIB’s €2 million seeding

AIB has provided €2 million for a new investment fund to support 20 high-potential start-up technology ventures in Ireland. The AIB Discovery Progr(...)

Silicon Valley 50: at the  event this week were (from left) president of ITLG John Hartnett; ITLG chairman Craig Barrett; Rob Leslie of Sedicii Innovations, receiving the ITLG/Irish Times Innovation Award; and John Stanton, president of Silicon Valley Global Partners. Photograph: Chris Ryan, Views of the World Silicon Valley 50:  (from left) president of ITLG John Hartnett, ITLG chairman Craig Barrett, Rob Leslie of Sedicii Innovations, receiving the ITLG/Irish Times Innovation Award, and John Stanton, president of Silicon Valley Global Partners. Photograph: Chris Ryan, Views of the World

Long before there was an Intel or an Apple, Ireland was building links to Silicon Valley. Sunnyvale – now best known as the home of Yahoo and Palm – w(...)

Speakers at the concluding panel discussion at the September event will include PCH founder Liam Casey. Photograph: David Sleator

PCH International is to host Ireland’s first dedicated hardware hackathon for the Internet of Things, as part of a drive to find the “next big thing i(...)

Many commuters make the daily trip between the People’s Republic of China into Hong Kong

Crossing the border from Shenzhen into Hong Kong is no longer an exercise in gauging contrasts between the highly developed economy and the fast em(...)