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Paddy Cosgrave, Web Summit co-founder and chief executive: ‘Tech is turning upside down everything we thought certain’. Photograph:  AFP/Getty Images

Artificial intelligence (AI) may “be the best or worst thing to ever happen to humanity”, scientist Stephen Hawking told an audience of 60,000 techies(...)

This year’s Web Summit in Lisbon, at which “executive” attendee tickets are priced at €4,995, officially sold out on Friday.

It’s that time of the year when the winners and the wannabes gather together for the Web Summit. But after the novelty value of a sparkly new venue a(...)

The Web Summit: in the sunshine of its new Lisbon home  – temperatures are expected to reach 21 degrees during the week –  an anticipated 60,000 people are set to attend the events.

MONDAY Results: Avis Budget Group, Horizon Pharma, Jones Lang LaSalle, Mylan. Indicators: Irish Industrial production (Sep); Euro-zone composite, (...)

Web Summit chief executive Paddy Cosgrave: this year’s event in Lisbon will be “an incredible melting pot of leading minds from every corner of the globe”.

More than 60,000 people are expected to attend the Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, next week. Organisers say the event, taking place at the FIL and A(...)

Web Summit CEO Paddy Cosgrave moved the event from Dublin to Lisbon last year. Photograph: Patricia De Melo Moreira/AFP/Getty Images

Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave has said his organisation is investigating alleged cases where discounted student tickets for the upcoming technolog(...)

Liam Cunningham, who plays Davos Seaworth in ‘Game of Thrones’, will speak at the Web Summit

The company behind the Web Summit has a permanent six-bedroom “crash pad” for new employees arriving in Dublin as part of efforts to circumvent the ho(...)

Pumas: excellent at filing and photocopying. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images/Sao Paulo state fire department

In numbers: Most-liked tweets Four million Number of likes (and counting) garnered by a @BarackObama anti-racism tweet in the wake of far-right viol(...)

US president Donald Trump: Many business leaders remain on his advisory panels and councils. These include Dell’s Michael Dell, Apple’s Tim Cook, IBM’s Ginny Rometty, Corning’s Wendell Weeks and GE’s Jeff Immelt. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty

Since its arrival a decade ago, I’d wager Twitter has proven overall to be more of a thorn than a rose for most companies.  As a public-facing p(...)

 US President Donald  Trump (C) arrives beside Senior Advisor to President Trump, Jared Kushner (L) and CEO of Merck Kenneth Frazier (R), for a meeting with CEOs of manufacturing companies in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, in February . Photogrpah: Michael Reynolds/EPA

The chief executives of Intel, Merck and Under Armour have resigned from US president Donald Trump’s American Manufacturing Council, following Mr Trum(...)

“As multibillion dollar companies took hold in our world, many people naively assumed – for no real reason – that tech companies would always do with “right” thing.” From left are, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Alphabet chief executive Larry Page, Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, US vice president-elect Mike Pence, and president-elect Donald Trump. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP Photo

The ongoing farce that is Donald Trump’s series of “transition” meetings at his penthouse palace in Manhattan featured a meeting on Wednesday made up (...)

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