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Bono and The Edge’s backing of Convoy  is by no means the first tech investment made by the musicians. Photograph: EPA

On on-demand trucking technology company backed by U2 frontman Bono and lead guitarist The Edge has raised $198 million (€ 167 million) through the sa(...)

Bono and The Edge have emerged as investors Convoy, a start-up that helps connect trucking companies with freight shippers

U2 frontman Bono and lead guitarist The Edge have emerged as backers of Convoy, an on-demand trucking technology company, whose other investors includ(...)

Google has an 88 per cent market share in search advertising. Facebook (including Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp) controls more than 70 per cent of media on mobile devices. Amazon has a 70 per cent share of the ebook market.

Last week, I opened my credit card bill and got a shock: $909 in charges from the App store that I didn’t recognise. First, I thought I’d been hacked.(...)

Alex Austin (left), chief executive of Branch Metrics, which is trying to create a universal web address that would work across apps as well as the web. Across Silicon Valley, companies from tiny start-ups to titans such as Google and Facebook are bringing the same simplicity of the web browser to smartphones by teaching apps to talk to one another.

Navigating the internet used to mean painstakingly typing the exact address you wanted into your computer. The web browser and the search engine simpl(...)

The Forbes family, an emblem of American wealth and pioneer of business journalism, is giving up control over the media empire it cultivated for almos(...)

California governor Jerry Brown claimed Ireland’s ‘creative accounting’ had lured computing giant Apple. Photograph: Jim Wilson/The New York Times

California governor Jerry Brown said Ireland had attracted so much of the business of computer, phone and tablet maker Apple, which is based in the We(...)

The guitar company plans today to name Bono and the Edge from U2 to its board

Few guitar makers can claim the same perch in the rock music pantheon as Fender, whose Stratocasters and Telecasters have been favoured by musicians a(...)

Venture capital investment in the US has just had its worst quarter in the last two and half years, according to a report this month from Dow J(...)