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 Giana Ferguson,  of Gubbeen Cheese, has lived in west Cork for more than 40 years and is concerned   about the impact of border controls. Photograph: Emma Jervis Photography

Standing in the dairy of her 250-acre coastal farm in west Cork, Gubbeen founder Giana Ferguson ponders the future and, like so many other food produc(...)

Cosimo is an active investor in  “deeptech” companies working in areas such as blockchain, cryptocurrencies, artificial intelligence and big data.

Cosimo Ventures, led by two Irish entrepreneurs, is planning to launch a new start-up fund in the coming months. The venture-capital firm plans to ro(...)

Following the investment Oneiro is to base part of its core technology team in Dublin.

Tech investment firm Cosimo Ventures, which is co-led by two Irish entrepreneurs and has an office in Dublin, has committed $3 million for a seed inve(...)

Six-month studies showed twice-weekly workouts may help people with mild cognitive impairment. Photograph: Getty

By a certain stage in life, most people show some signs of the odd memory blip or become a little forgetful. The inevitable question often follows: (...)

Past visions of the future: Then minister for public enterprise Mary O’Rourke launches the world’s first internet television, Mitsubshi’s netset. Photograph: Maxwells

A report revealing pathetic broadband speeds in Ireland frayed tempers in business sector bodies this past week, which warned of potential job losses (...)

Mr Kalanick’s departure was linked to some Uber shareholders’ desire for an IPO. Photograph: Bloomberg

The upheaval at Uber will leave the next chief executive facing an even bigger challenge in how to solve one of the main conundrums about the company:(...)

The Obama administration has  blocked several big telecoms deals in a bid to protect competition. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

US companies have abandoned $370 billion of large deals since President Barack Obama came into power in 2009, after regulators in his administration b(...)

Michael Lewis, author of Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in New York, on Wednesday, where he discussed high-frequency trading and the structure of the US equity market with Brad Katsuyama, chief executive officer of IEX Group Inc. Photograph: Chris Goodney/Bloomberg

To explain claims of stock market rigging in the latest scandal to rock Wall Street, one US television news network resorted to a rather crude (...)

David C. McCourt: “Most businesses start from the point of view that says ‘how can I get the most [money] from my customer’? We look at it saying, ‘what can the customer afford and how then can we deliver at that price’?”

With the acquisition of e|net, Irish-American telecoms entrepreneur David McCourt reckons he and his main partner, Walter Scott of Berkshire Hathaway,(...)