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(...)

'If we want to be a proper player in the globalised world, we need to offer globally recognised education not just for the kids of potential foreign executives but for Irish children too.' Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

One of the opportunities Brexit offers this country is that multinational companies, which might have invested in the UK, are now more likely to look (...)

Denis O’Brien appears to be taking on his mission  with an almost quasi-religious zeal. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

When Denis O’Brien announced last October that he wanted revenue sharing agreements with Google and Facebook or he would block their ads from Digicel(...)

Denis O’Brien:  argued that the refusal by Facebook and Google to share their revenues with telcos such as Digicel was holding back investment in developing countries. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Denis O’Brien, the founder of Digicel, accused Google of peddling “canards” and of giving “two fingers” to telco operators in the ongoing industry de(...)