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(...)

“I do wake up some days and wonder how this has happened,” says Julia Hartz, co-founder and president, Eventbrite. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“I wasn’t the kid with the lemonade stand,” says Eventbrite co-founder Julia Hartz, piecing together a career path that saw her move from working w(...)

Facebook has finally launched its new Snapchat-inspired Slingshot app to an international audience, more than a week after it first became availabl(...)

Tech entrepreneur Peter Thiel: confirmed as a speaker at The Summit in November

Tech entrepreneur Peter Thiel, co-founder of online giants such as PayPal as well as analytics and security firm Palantir Technologies amongst others,(...)

 Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

In 1851 two Irish emigrants Dennis J Oliver and his brother-in-law Daniel C McGlynn bought 1,700 acres 30 miles south of San Francisco and erected a g(...)

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(...)