Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg has announced pay increases for contract staff.

Facebook is increasing pay and benefits for contract workers and people employed through third-party companies.The new standards include a minimum wag(...)

Dave Goldberg: he changed nappies, did laundry and spent time with his wife and children every day. Photograph: Johannes Simon/Getty Images

Dave Goldberg, a 47-year-old tech entrepreneur, chief executive of the online polling firm Survey Monkey and a father of two, died suddenly on May (...)

Angela Ahrendts, the former chief executive officer of London-based fashion retailer Burberry Group, was awarded $82.6 million in 2014. (Photograph: Peter Foley/Bloomberg)

Angela Ahrendts, Apple Inc.’s senior vice president of retail and online stores, was the highest-paid female executive in the US last year. The former(...)

A part of the signage at the main gate of The Walt Disney Co. is pictured in Burbank, California. Walt Disney Co reported a 7 per cent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher advertising  sales and affiliate fees in its media networks business and an increase in spending by visitors at its theme parks. Photograph: Reuters/Fred Prouser

Walt Disney reported second-quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates, bolstered by improving results at its theme-park and merchandise units in a (...)

A file image of Dave Goldberg, husband of Sheryl Sandberg, who died over the weekend. Photograph: Getty  I

SurveyMonkey chief executive Dave Goldberg died Friday from a head injury while exercising at a resort in Mexico, the local prosecutor’s office said o(...)

David Goldberg and his wife, Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg. Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

David Goldberg, the chief executive of online questionnaire company SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, d(...)

A file photograph dated July 12th, 2013 shows Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook., and husband David Goldberg, chief operating officer of SurveyMonkey. Photograph: EPA/ANDREW GOMBERT

SurveyMonkey CEO and husband of Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, Dave Goldberg, died unexpectedly on Friday night, his brother Robert(...)

Will it be Woz? Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is on the shortlist to be immortalised in wax at San Francisco’s Madame Tussauds. Photograph: Tony Avelar/Bloomberg News

Some of Silicon Valley’s most prominent technology figures have been waxing lyrical on Twitter this past week. Or at least, they’ve been getting excit(...)

“Lean in”, urges corporate queen Sheryl Sandberg (above). Meanwhile, at least one very successful female  has discovered workplace  laziness has major benefits. Photograph: Pascal Lauener/ Reuters

The other day I had a drink with a university friend who is one of the busiest women I know. For years she has been holding down a big job in a big(...)

John Herlihy of Google photographed at their Barrow Street Dublin Headquarters in Ireland. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / THE IRISH TIMES

This extract from a new book - Silicon Docks: The Rise of Dublin as a Global Tech Hub - details how one of the area’s landmark tenants was lured to(...)