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File image of  Mark Zuckerberg,  chief executive of Facebook, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, US. File photograph: Tom Brenner/The New York Times

US president Donald Trump hosted Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for a private dinner at the White House in October. NBC News revealed the meeting, whic(...)

The heightened attention to the vast amount of data Google already holds to support its consumer advertising business prompts inevitable questions about how information belonging to companies such as Ascension is treated. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

A whistleblower reveals a secret transfer involving the personal data of tens of millions of people and a big tech company. Expressions of outrage fol(...)

A tie-wearing Mark Zuckerberg gets the press horde treatment on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday. Photograph: Leah Millis/Reuters

In numbers: Russian punishment 7 Number of Russian oligarchs hit by a new wave of US sanctions, with the protectionist White House taking a break fr(...)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: his performance at the combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearing is unlikely to sway senators who want to regulate the global social media giant. Photograph:  Alex Wong/Getty Images

Wearing a suit and Facebook-blue tie rather than his usual jeans, hoodie and trainers, Facebook CEO and chairman Mark Zuckerberg wisely decided to dre(...)

Teckro uses information retrieval and machine learning technologies to improve the speed and accuracy of clinical trial conduct

Limerick-based life sciences tech company Teckro has raised $10 million (€8.3 million) in a Series B round with investors including the founder and fo(...)

Peter Thiel at his Manhattan home: “Whatever the superficialities of Trump might be, he was more authentic than the other politicians.” Photograph: The New York Times

Let others tremble at the thought that Donald Trump may go too far. Peter Thiel worries that Trump may not go far enough. “Everyone says Trump is go(...)

Craig and Annie Stoll, owners of Pizzeria Delfina in Palo Alto: restaurants in the area are increasingly struggling as rents soar. Photograph: Jason Henry/The New York Times

You know something strange is going on when the mayor of a city complains that there are too many jobs. You know something stranger still is happening(...)

 Terry Bollea, known as Hulk Hogan, sits in court during his trial against Gawker Media, in  Florida last March. Photograph:  Reuters

Gawker Media has hired bankers to weigh options after receiving multiple approaches by rivals to acquire the online news group founded by Nick Denton,(...)

Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal:  is an investor in companies including Airbnb, the big-data company Palantir, the spaceflight provider SpaceX and payments company Stripe, four of the most valuable tech companies in Silicon Valley today. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/PA Wire

The ride-hailing app Uber, the Irish-founded payment start-up Stripe, the apartment rental site Airbnb, and other darlings of the next generation of S(...)

Engineers at Palantir Technologies, surrounded by multiple monitors and interesting personal decor, at the company offices in Palo Alto, California. Photograph: Peter DaSilva/The New York Times

Palantir Technologies will not help you share, message, pin, post or chat. It does not exist to make you more social or connected, or even to help adv(...)