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Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg. Photograph: Stephen Lam/Reuters

If any company can take a cryptocurrency mainstream, it is Facebook. More than 2 billion people log into its family of apps and increasingly they wa(...)

Forget Swiss bank account, it might be time to consider getting this Swiss-based email service

Oh, okay. Google gave Gmail app developers the ability to read users’ emails. We already know that Gmail inboxes are scanned by non-humans for targete(...)

Patrick Coveney: said Ireland, in terms of its collective response to Brexit, had done a much better job in thinking through the possible economic consequences than Britain

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney says the UK food industry could not function without foreign workers. At an agribusiness event in Dublin on(...)

 TK Maxx and Howards Storage World at The Park, Carrickmines

Private investors recruited by securities firm Cantor Fitzgerald are set to buy an interest in a €41 million office complex. Cantor Fitzgerald is buy(...)

IFA president Eddie Downey claims he only discovered the extent of the general secretary’s remuneration 24 hours prior to his resignation. Photograph: David Sleator/Irish Times

The president of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) Eddie Downey is to step back from his role while its former chief economist Con Lucey carries(...)

Michael Pearson, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Valeant Pharmaceuticals: His methods  proved he didn’t have much patience for research and development. Photograph: Christinne Muschi/Reuters

Valeant Pharmaceuticals is a sleazy company. Although it existed before 2010, it did a deal that year that put it on the map. The deal was with Biovai(...)

IDA chief Martin Shanahan’s interview by CNBC “Squawk Box” presenter Joe Kernan.

The New York Times has described the head of the IDA, who endured a bizarre interview on American business television channel CNBC, as an “unlikely vi(...)