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Big Tech has its hands full with antitrust investigations and complaints growing from activists and politicians. Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure /AFP via Getty

Big Tech is stepping into a year where the only certainty is that there will be much unwelcome uncertainty. And with so many of the major technology p(...)

Amazon is unquestionably the world’s most essential retailer, hiring 100,000 extra staff to manage its quarantine-related demand surge. Photograph: Thomas Samson/AFP via Getty Images

Contact apps that trace where we have been and who we have touched; software that tells bosses how hard we’re working from home; face masks that light(...)

Big tech will win big in this pandemic. Photograph: Reuters

We’re having coffee dates on Houseparty, meetings on Hangouts, seeing the family on Zoom. Children are star jumping with Joe on YouTube, submitting th(...)

Fast chief executive Domm Holland

Stripe, the payments company founded by Limerick-born brothers Patrick and John Collison, has led a $20 million ((€18.2 million) funding round for Fas(...)

Mark Zuckerberg finds his company blamed for facilitating the subversion of democracy, genocide, the destruction of whole industries and self-harm among young people – among other things. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

In the late 19th century, the titans of American business in the Gilded Age – men such as John Rockefeller and Jay Gould – argued that as pioneers in (...)

Stripe founders John Collison and and Patrick Collison. Stripe, which was founded in 2010, is valued at $35.3 billion, having raised $1.3 billion across seven funding rounds

Stripe, the online payments company founded by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, is “ripe for an initial public offering (IPO),” according (...)

With the acquisition of the Treasury Building, Google, alongside other Silicon Docks companies, needs to do more than passively benefit from nearby city centre luxury apartment developments that few other workers can afford. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

As Google closes in on buying the former Treasury Building in Dublin – a piquant metaphor come to life for all of us – it is facing some serious but e(...)

Huawei Mate 20X 5G smartphones. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

In an impromptu question-and-answer session in late June at the White House, US president Donald Trump was asked about the nation’s efforts to block H(...)

 Tony Franco, co-founder and chief executive of SafeChain, which uses blockchain technology to prevent real-estate wire fraud and digitises property deed and title transfers.

Imagine it’s closing day on your new home. Early in the morning you get an email from the estate agent saying there has been a slight change of plan, (...)

Touchtech co-founders Shekinah Adewumi and Niall Hogan: their   software company provides advanced strong customer authentication technology for financial institutions

Stripe, the Silicon Valley company founded by Limerick-born brothers Patrick and John Collison, has acquired Irish start-up Touchtech Payments for an (...)

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