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Consultants for Intel have told Kildare County Council that the firm has already invested $12.5 billion on its site at Leixlip and the firm is seeking a 10-year planning permission for its new application. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The way is clear for Intel to get the go-ahead for its planned $4 billion (€3.5 billion) manufacturing fabrication (FAB) facility at its Leixlip plant(...)

Kenny’s Bookshop in Galway was online long before Jeff Bezos set up Amazon

Viewed through a certain prism, the threat the online retail revolution poses for Irish businesses is terrifying and deadly. With internet giants doin(...)

Liam Casey grew up on a dairy farm in County Cork but has grown his technology company PCH into a business with a $1.1bn turnover.

Creating a drone or internet-connected kitchen scale is hard, particularly when it involves manufacturing in China. Things get easier when you meet(...)

“You’re absolutely right that we don’t make money on certain customers on day one, but on the average customer, on day one, we make money,” said Oisin Hanrahan, co-founder and chief executive of Handy, one of the largest on-demand home cleaning start-ups.

Jet. com, a well-funded new shopping site, opened to the public last week and celebrated the debut by sending reporters a big box of swag. I got a T-s(...)

Usage of the app had been in decline

Last summer, employees at the startup Secret gathered in their new offices in downtown San Francisco, waiting for the founders to address the company(...)

Fab.com is a design based ecommerce site selling everything from beds to carpet tiles to gadgets.

PCH, the technology supply chain business founded by Liam Casey, has acquired US-based ecommerce design website Fab. com. The acquisition is part of P(...)

The big one: Snapchat  is now raising money that could value the company at as much as $19 billion. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

What a difference a year makes. Less than 12 months after investors valued Snapchat, the red-hot messaging app, at about $10 billion, the startup is a(...)

Fab.com began as a gay social network before it pivoted into an e-commerce site selling everyday design products like tables, clocks and posters.

PCH, the technology supply chain business founded by Liam Casey, is in talks to acquire Fab, an online design product retailer for a reported $15 mill(...)

A few years ago, officials and executives in New York proclaimed their ambition: to build the city into a powerful hotbed for tech innovation and since then money has poured into the city’s tech sector. But no New York start-up has been a breakout hit, the sort of blockbuster with a multibillion-dollar valuation that has become so commonplace in Silicon Valley.  Photograph:   EPA/Gary Hershorn

Predicting that your city will be the next Silicon Valley is simple. But actually making it the next Silicon Valley is something else entirely – as Ne(...)