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US president Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin: Mr Trump has found someone who wants to hang out with him and who understands  he is THE MOST MISTREATED PRESIDENT IN HISTORY. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty

It’s “Executive Time” and the chief executive is very busy in the residence. Too busy even to give his full attention to watching Fox & Friends an(...)

Don’t talk to me about Brexit: Theresa May takes a break from the House of Commons to attend the Farnborough airshow. Photograph: Andrew Matthews / PA

In numbers: Bezos’s billions $150 billion Amazon founder Jeff Bezos now has more than this much money, making him the richest person in modern histo(...)

A whaling station on  South Georgia.  The island has been declared rat-free after centuries of rodent devastation. Photograph: Andrew Orr/ Barcroft Images/Barcroft Media via Getty Images

Rats, those hairy rodents, purveyors of the plague and general ne’er-do-wells. For the few occupants of the little island of South Georgia in the sout(...)

Bono and The Edge have emerged as investors Convoy, a start-up that helps connect trucking companies with freight shippers

U2 frontman Bono and lead guitarist The Edge have emerged as backers of Convoy, an on-demand trucking technology company, whose other investors includ(...)

 Flipkart logo. Photograph: Reuters

Walmart is close to finalising a deal to buy a majority stake in India’s leading ecommerce company for at least $12 billion and may complete the agree(...)

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos: Donald Trump’s tweets have hit Amazon’s share prices. Photograph: Alessandro Di Marco

Donald Trump is usually a cheerleader for higher stock prices, but not in the case of Amazon. No fan of Jeff Bezos (the Amazon founder owns the anti-T(...)

 Tesla CEO and SapceX founder Elon Musk.

In a surprise appearance at SXSW Interactive 2018, renaissance man Elon Musk talked space, electric cars, how he is reinventing tunnels – because no o(...)

Jeff Bezos, chief executive officer of Amazon.com: has a personal net worth of approximately $127 billion, the collective value of 2.3 million Americans.  Photograph: Mike Kane/Bloomberg

In January, Amazon announced its “finalist” list of North American 20 cities – out of an original 238 applicants – that remain in the running to becom(...)

Michael O’Leary of Ryanair has become Ireland’s newest billionaire, according to Forbes. Photograph: Collins

High-flying Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has become Ireland’s latest billionaire, earning himself a place on Forbes’s annual billionaire ra(...)

Kenny’s Bookshop in Galway was online long before Jeff Bezos set up Amazon

Viewed through a certain prism, the threat the online retail revolution poses for Irish businesses is terrifying and deadly. With internet giants doin(...)

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