Marc Benioff

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Dr Elaine Sullivan, chief executive of Carrick Therapeutics. Photograph: Dave Meehan

From groundbreaking deals to promising funding rounds, the winners for October, November and December of this year’s Irish Times Business Person of th(...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  in the Congress Hall during the 49th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Photograph:  EPA/Gian Ehrenzeller

As US president Donald Trump and senior White House officials stayed away from the World Economic Forum (WEF) this week due to a partial government sh(...)

An artist’s impression of the new Salesforce Tower in Dublin’s Spencer Dock, which is being developed by Johnny Ronan and US investment group Colony Capital

Software company Salesforce has confirmed plans to create 1,500 new jobs for Dublin over the next five years. The move comes as the tech giant said i(...)

Software company Salesforce. com is planning to add as many as 1,500 jobs in Ireland, according to a person familiar with the matter. The San Francis(...)

Chris McClelland, Jonny Campbell, Ali Sisk and Kieran Graham, the co-founders and creators of Brewbot, in the company’s workshop in Portadown, Co Armagh. Photograph: Paulo Nunes dos Santos for The New York Times

One of Northern Ireland’s best-known tech entrepreneurs, Chris McClelland, has been appointed to run the IgniteNI accelerator programme for start-ups (...)

Dr Nora Khaldi founded Nuritas in 2014 and this funding makes it the first Irish biotech company to be backed by the EIB.

Dr Nora Khaldi, founder and chief science officer of Dublin biotechnology company Nuritas, has been chosen as The Irish Times Business Person of the M(...)

Bill Gates uses a jar of human faeces as a prop at the Reinvented Toilet Expo in Beijing: poor sanitation kills half a million children under the age of five annually. Photograph: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

The week in numbers: Amazonian affairs 240 US cities that initially responded, with much enthusiasm, to Amazon’s 2017 call for pitches for the honou(...)

Voters cast their midterm election ballots at the Santa Ana Methodist Church in Santa Ana, California, U.S. November 6, 2018.  REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

It’s not all about red v blue. In dozens of states, US voters cast ballots on Tuesday on issues ranging from voting rights and climate change to gun c(...)

Anyone who visits San Francisco inevitably remarks with some shock about the bayside city’s homeless problem. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

A proposition on San Francisco’s ballot on November 6th, which aims to help house the homeless by taxing businesses in the city, has become the focus (...)

Patrick and John Collison of Stripe. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The tech billionaires are turning on each other. Earlier this week, Salesforce. com founder Marc Benioff used an interview with the Guardian to call o(...)

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