Y Cominbator’s Demo Day typically takes place as an in-person event, although this week’s event is to be held via Zoom due to the coronavirus pandemic

A record number of Irish start-ups have been selected for the latest instalment of Y Combinator, the prestigious Silicon Valley-based accelerator prog(...)

Tech workers, like a lot of employees, do not want to go back to the office full time. Photograph: iStock

The San Francisco exodus is over already. According to data from the US Postal Service, the number of people moving out of the Bay Area is back to pre(...)

Y Combinator has funded more than 2,000 start-ups since 2005 with a typical investment of $150,000  per company

Klir, an Irish-founded compliance start-up for water utilities, is following in the footsteps of well-known tech companies like Airbnb, Stripe, and Dr(...)

Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg: he has tried to avoid the appearance of political bias. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg may intend to pursue government service while retaining control of the company, according to recently unsealed court (...)

Co-founders of Red Hat Robert Young (left)  and Marc Ewing in  1998. Photograph: Candice C  Cusic/AP

In 1998, while out in California, I received a press notification for what looked to be an unusually compelling panel at an annual conference of inter(...)

The big venture capital firms of Silicon Valley have been cultivating disruption for decades, but in the past few years, they in turn have been disrup(...)

William Campbell (L), who died this week. He is pictured with  investor Allison Butts. Photograph: Bloomberg

Bill Campbell, one of the most influential background players in Silicon Valley, who was known as “coach” there for his work advising technology indus(...)

San Francisco: “If you’re in tech, you need to go to the US in order to succeed. It’s that simple,” says Andrew Mullaney, chief technical officer of Irish Social Content Discovery Platform, NewsWhip

The success of an Irish tech firm entering the US is subject to a chicken and egg situation of the highest order. In a land where networking goes well(...)

Free Basics was presented as philanthropy but could be perceived as simply an attempt to secure customers. photograph: dado ruvic/reuters Free Basics was presented as philanthropy but could be perceived as simply an attempt to secure customers.  Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

On February 10th, Facebook board member Marc Andreessen sent out a tweet: “I now withdraw from all future discussions of Indian economics and politics(...)

Twitter shares rose to as high as $18.25 in trading before the official market opened in New York

Twitter shares jumped as much as 8.6 per cent in early trading on Monday after a report in The Information said investor Marc Andreessen and private e(...)

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