The former CEO of Uber, is the largest individual shareholder, with 8.6 per cent of shares, and will be the undisputed winner of the day

They are the spoons full of sugar that make the bitter taste of capitalism go down. When billion-dollar technology startups go public, the media tends(...)

‘Mindfulness proponents do not get much bigger than Arianna Huffington’ Photograph: Reuters/Ruben Sprich

Not that long ago, an almost unknown American academic named Andrew Hafenbrack was sitting in a Berlin hotel room, idly scrolling through his emails a(...)

Orla Veale: “We’ve seen continuous growth since launch. We’ve also successfully attracted a mix of SMEs and large multinational clients”

Orla Veale combined her business, creative and technical skills to set up Conker, a marketing company focused on the health and wellness sectors. Wha(...)

The Toulouse bath by Waterloo Bathrooms, www.waterloo.ie. Price from €5,499

A deep, hot bath has long been regarded as one of life’s genuine luxuries and some people simply can’t function without them. The designer Tom Ford ta(...)

Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi:  was last seen entering the Saudi  diplomatic mission in Istanbul on October 2nd.

Business group Ibec has cancelled a conference involving the Saudi ambassador to Ireland over the presumed killing of a dissident journalist in the Sa(...)

Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla and SpaceX, hasn’t been having a great few weeks. There was the bizarre – and totally unfounded – tweet callin(...)

‘Huffington Post’ founder Arianna Huffington was close to Travis Kalanick

When Arianna Huffington was invited to join the board of Uber, she and chief executive Travis Kalanick talked for more than four hours – and she cooke(...)

Bill Gurley was instrumental in pushing for Travis Kalanick, Uber’s chief executive, to step down. Photograph: Reuters

The departure of one of Uber’s earliest investors from its board late on Wednesday added fresh turmoil to the San Francisco-based transportation compa(...)

Uber has faced one crisis after another, including claims that it mishandled the medical records of a rape victim, a lawsuit over trade secrets theft and a raft of executive departures

Tech companies love to blather on about their values. Usually these are just bits of fluff – such as “fun” (Salesforce) or “be passionate” (Zappos). B(...)

Arianna Huffington: last week David Bonderman interrupted Huffington, his fellow Uber director, to make a crass joke. He got his facts wrong.  There was nothing for it: the 74-year-old billionaire had to go. Photograph: Ruben Sprich/Reuters

Last week David Bonderman dropped the mother of all clangers. In the middle of a discussion about Uber’s sexist culture, he let slip a crass joke abou(...)

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