Messagebird employs nearly 250 employees with offices in Amsterdam, London, Hamburg, San Francisco, Shanghai and Sydney

Messagebird, a Dutch messaging company is to create 50 jobs in the Republic of Ireland over the next two years with the opening of a new office in Dub(...)

Ireland comes in fourth place behind Israel, the US and Sweden in terms of capital invested per capita in technology in Atomico research. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland has the fastest growing IT worker population in Europe, but the United Kingdom remains the leading destination for tech talent despite Brexit,(...)

Attendees of  Slush  working  in privacy pods during the   event in Helsinki, Finland,  in 2016.  Photograph:  Getty Images

It may not be as big as Web Summit, and the location certainly isn’t as balmy as Lisbon, but Slush, a Finnish tech conference which gets under way on (...)

Mattias Ljungman, above, who created Atomico with Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstrom, remains hopeful that tech gorillas will emerge in Europe

Europe’s tech sector is on track for a record level of investment this year but poor access to late-stage capital is keeping it from creating independ(...)

Event organiser Alexander Theuma, founder of SaaScribe was keen to draw a distinction between SaaStock and other tech conferences, most notably the Web Summit

A conference focused on software as a service (SaaS) that promises to introduce the next wave of SaaS superstars to Ireland is to take place in Dublin(...)

H&M has moved into Zara-owner Inditex’s ‘fast fashion’ space by offering a bigger turnover of styles. Photograph: Susana Vera/Reuters

The families behind Zara-owner Inditex and H&M will need to fend off fast-moving competitors if they are to replicate online the winning formulae(...)

Skype negotiated a deal with the Luxumbourg tax authorities.

Internet phone giant Skype negotiated a deal with Luxembourg’s tax authorities involving intellectual property held by an Irish subsidiary being li(...)

Desperate Housewives actress and angel investor Eva Longoria, who has been confirmed as a speaker at this year’s Web Summit. Photo: Bloomberg

Desperate Housewives actress Eva Longoria, supermodel Lily Cole and Oscar winning visual effects specialist Tim Webber have been confirmed as speak(...)

First Tuesday founder and chief executive of Ariadne Capital, Julie Meyer. Matt Kavanagh / The Irish Times

Governments invest far too much energy in who or what company is paying either too little or too much tax and should instead focus on the economic hea(...)

JP Dumas (left) and Mike Darnell, Appy Hotel based in Hong Kong, at the opening day of the Web Summit. Photo: Dara Mac Dónaill

The scale of change technology is going to bring to the business model is unlike anything we’ve ever seen before, Facebook vice-president Nicola Mende(...)

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