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The status of Amazon’s discussions with MGM aren’t clear. Photograph: iStock

Amazon. com is in discussions to acquire the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movie studio in what would be its biggest push into entertainment yet, tech-news outl(...)

Productboard founders Daniel Hejl and Hubert Palan: More than 4,000 companies – including Microsoft, Disney, Zoom, and JCDecaux – use the tech firm’s platform.

Productboard, a Czech-founded tech company that has developed a popular product management platform, is to open an office in Dublin after raising $72 (...)

Michael Mullany of Icon Ventures: ‘Europe has established itself as a market with exceptional talent.’

Icon Ventures, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm specialising in Series B and C funding rounds, is opening an office in Dublin as it looks t(...)

The Bumble app was started in 2014 by founder Whitney Wolfe Herd, who previously co-founded Tinder. Photograph: EPA

Bumble, a dating app that lets women make the first move, is preparing for an initial public offering that could come early next year, according to pe(...)

The Fernbank scheme in Churchtown, which is currently undergoing WiredScore Home certification

WiredScore, a company that rates and certifies buildings in terms of internet connectivity, is launching a service for the build-to-rent market with 1(...)

Toast is now valued at $2.7 billion after its latest funding round.

Boston-headquartered tech company Toast is to more than treble the number of people it employs in Dublin by the end of 2020 on the back of a new $250 (...)

Pinterest has raised a total of $764 million so far from existing investors

Pinterest, a popular photo pin-up site, is in talks to raise $500 million in a round of funding that would more than double its valuation to $11 billi(...)

A female investor suggested to Sheri Atwood that she dye her blonde hair darker to be taken more seriously by venture capitalists. Atwood says the recommendation underscores an attitude in Silicon Valley that women make second-class entrepreneurs. Photograph: Beck Diefenbach/Reuters

When she started her child-support tracking business SupportPay, Sheri Atwood expected all kinds of suggestions – but not the tip she got from a fe(...)