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Mark Zuckerberg controls more than 51 per cent of Facebook votes,  despite owning only about 14% of the company.   Photograph: Bloomberg

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg faced a significant rebellion from ordinary shareholders, with more than a quarter voting against their(...)

Patrick Collison, chief executive officer and co-founder of Stripe (left) with borther John Collison, president and co-founder. “The internet economy is so vast and so much smaller than it will be,” said Patrick Collison.

With only 5 per cent of global commerce taking place online at present there is still a huge growth opportunity for payments firm Stripe, according to(...)

Billions of dollars were wiped off the value of Tesla stock after the company’s chief executive, Elon Musk, ignored questions from two analysts during the recent earnings conference call. Photograph: VCG/VCG via Getty Images

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has long been lauded as a visionary, but investors in the electric car maker have endured a torrid time lately, with m(...)

The US start-up visa programme passed during Barack Obama’s presidency of the US has been under assault since the election of President Donald Trump. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

The US start-up visa, passed with much fanfare during the twilight of Barack Obama’s presidency, was supposed to draw thousands of foreign entrepreneu(...)

A tie-wearing Mark Zuckerberg gets the press horde treatment on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday. Photograph: Leah Millis/Reuters

In numbers: Russian punishment 7 Number of Russian oligarchs hit by a new wave of US sanctions, with the protectionist White House taking a break fr(...)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: his performance at the combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearing is unlikely to sway senators who want to regulate the global social media giant. Photograph:  Alex Wong/Getty Images

Wearing a suit and Facebook-blue tie rather than his usual jeans, hoodie and trainers, Facebook CEO and chairman Mark Zuckerberg wisely decided to dre(...)

Declan Ganley with his dog Tootsie at his home near Tuam, Co Galway. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

If Declan Ganley is so rich, I growl to myself, then why can’t he build a proper driveway? I’m struggling up the crater-strewn lane that Google Maps h(...)

Facebook: when the virtual world was young a simple man named Mark Zuckerberg had a simple dream to create a website through which he could meet and rate chicks. Photo illustration: Chris Jackson/Getty

A long time ago, when the virtual world was young, a simple man named Mark Zuckerberg had a simple dream to create a website through which he could me(...)

Stripe chief executive Patrick Collison: “We have a great national strength in being outward-looking.” Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Stripe, the fast-growing online payments company established by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, is to open an engineering hub in Dublin (...)

European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager delivers a speech during the 2017 Web Summit in Lisbon. Photograph:  Patricia De Melo Moreira/AFP/Getty Images

Margrethe Vestager has announced she is taking another look at Apple’s tax affairs after hitting out at technology companies for undermining democracy(...)

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