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The shock from WeWork’s failed IPO last month has been echoing back through the private markets. Photograph: Timothy A Clary/AFP/Getty

What price growth? In a period when many companies have looked to juice their earnings by cutting costs rather than investing in the future, tech has(...)

Patrick Collison, chief executive of Stripe, Hideo Shimada, chairman of Sumitomo Mitsui Card Company, and Daniel Heffernan, head of Stripe’s Japanese operations

Stripe, the payments firm established by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison in 2009, has officially opened for business in Japan and said the(...)

Mark Hurd, one of two chief executives at Oracle (with Safra Catz), was bullish about the future to the press,  saying:  “Our revenue rate is increasing as we get bigger.”    Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

‘Is there anything left?” A question posed by a journalist to an Oracle executive this week during a briefing at Oracle’s annual OpenWorld conference (...)

  SXSW festival in Austin, Texas recently. Photograph: Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for AXE

A new Austin-Dublin pipeline for start-ups moved a step closer with the signing of a memorandum of understanding at the recent South by Southwest (SXS(...)

Stanford mathematics graduates and Robinhood founders Vlad Tenev and Baiju Bhatt

Up to half a million people have already signed up for Robinhood’s zero-fee stock trading service, it has raised $16 million (€12.8m) in venture capit(...)

Larry Ellison, chairman of Oracle Corp., speaks during the Oracle OpenWorld 2014 conference in San Francisco, California. Photograph: Reuters

KARLIN LILLINGTON in San FranciscoIn his second keynote at Oracle’s annual OpenWorld user conference here, company founder and chair Larry Ellison put(...)