Harvard business theorist, Clayton Christensen, who published the landmark disruption book, The Innovators Dilemma. Photograph: John Lamparski/Getty Images

The Irish Times has teamed up with AIB to launch the AIB Start-up Academy, a new initiative to support entrepreneurs across Ireland. The Academy pr(...)

A prototype of a Google driverless car. Google Inc is building cars that don’t have steering wheels, accelerator pedals or brake pedals. photograph: reuters/google inc/handout via reuters

Human error is the culprit in 93 per cent of vehicle crashes – including the pile-up last weekend that left comedian Tracy Morgan in critical conditio(...)

Engineers at Palantir Technologies, surrounded by multiple monitors and interesting personal decor, at the company offices in Palo Alto, California. Photograph: Peter DaSilva/The New York Times

Palantir Technologies will not help you share, message, pin, post or chat. It does not exist to make you more social or connected, or even to help adv(...)

Advertising has become the backbone of the internet economy

Last week, I wittingly clicked on a banner ad for the first time in my life. Not only that, I proceeded to take out my credit card, type in my (...)

eBay said chief executive John Donahoe received $13.8 million in total compensation last year, a 53 per cent drop from 2012, when he was granted a large stock award. Photograph: Alan Betson

eBay, the largest online marketplace, said chief executive John Donahoe received $13.8 million in total compensation last year, a 53 per cent d(...)

Long gone logos (from top): Digital Equipment Corporation; Sun; Silicon Graphics; Netscape; Burroughs; RCA; and Control Data Corporation

They were some of the biggest, most powerful, most innovative and most influential companies of the digital age. Many were big Irish employers (...)

Facebook  chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is to sell 41.4 million shares worth about $2.3 billion to pay a tax bill. Photo: PA Wire

Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is to sell 41.4 million shares worth about $2.3 billion to pay a tax bill, as part of an offering(...)

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(...)

Steve Ballmer greets host Ryan Seacrest at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 2012. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Steve Ballmer is an imposing man. He is tall. He is solid. He is loud (his foghorn voice does not have a sotto voce setting). For a big guy, he also c(...)