Snapchat is near a round of funding at a valuation of about $10 billion from investors including venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers

Snapchat is said to be near a round of funding at a valuation of $10 billion from investors including venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield(...)

Top left, Nike x Liberty collaboration; bottom left, Adidas Stan Smith trainers; right, Dior’s Fusion trainers

Blame Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook has taken over our social lives, and, if conspiracy theorists are correct, can also record us over the phone. The e(...)

Lots of tech companies have forced us to realise the truth of the maxim that “if you’re not paying for a product, you’re not the customer, you are the product”

Last week, like millions of others, I had to install a smartphone app I really didn’t want to download. A friend had sent me a message about meeting f(...)

Facebook’s ‘obligation to be happy’ is the converse of the “right to be forgotten” that Google was accused of trampling over. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Evgeny MorozovFacebook’s quarterly earnings, released last month, have surpassed most market expectations, sending its stock price to an all-time high(...)

Snapchat’s mobile application enables users to send photos and messages to one another that typically vanish within seconds of being read.

A year after rebuffing a $3 billion takeover proposal from Mark Zuckerberg, Snapchat is in talks to raise money from Alibaba, according to sources. Th(...)

Facebook founder and chief executiveMark Zuckerberg. The social network’s quarterly earnings topped $2.9 billion, crushing estimates. Photo: Reuters

Mark Zuckerberg is staring down naysayers who hammered Facebook’s stock after its debut two years ago. Facebook shares are poised to reach a new high (...)

Garrett Cassidy, MD Circle Internet Financial and Peter Oakes former Central Bank Director, making the first bitcoin  transaction in Krust, Dublin’s first Bitcoin Bakery in Aungier Street with delighted co-owners Robert Kramer and Garret Flower and manager Brant Wihlidal (middle). Photograph: Alan Betson

The country’s first bakery to accept bitcoins completed its first transaction yesterday in Dublin with a former director of the Central Bank of Ire(...)

Kate Robertson: chairman of French advertising giant Havas

Preparations have kicked off in earnest for the Ireland’s turn to stage the One Young World global conference for young social entrepreneurs, which(...)

Tom Nimmo, Alex Depledge and Jules Coleman, founders of home cleaning start-up Hassle.com.

In 2005, venture capital firm Accel Partners bet $12.2 million (€9 million) on a website run by college dropout Mark Zuckerberg. That was Facebook and(...)

Meeting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was a highlight of Michael Sayman’s internship with the social media giant. But there are financial rewards too, and it has become standard for US based engineering interns to snag free housing, transportation and salaries of more than $6,000 a month.

Facebook rolled out the red carpet for Michael Sayman when the social network hired him for a job that started last month, including flying him out to(...)