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A tie-wearing Mark Zuckerberg gets the press horde treatment on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday. Photograph: Leah Millis/Reuters

In numbers: Russian punishment 7 Number of Russian oligarchs hit by a new wave of US sanctions, with the protectionist White House taking a break fr(...)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: his performance at the combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearing is unlikely to sway senators who want to regulate the global social media giant. Photograph:  Alex Wong/Getty Images

Wearing a suit and Facebook-blue tie rather than his usual jeans, hoodie and trainers, Facebook CEO and chairman Mark Zuckerberg wisely decided to dre(...)

Declan Ganley with his dog Tootsie at his home near Tuam, Co Galway. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

If Declan Ganley is so rich, I growl to myself, then why can’t he build a proper driveway? I’m struggling up the crater-strewn lane that Google Maps h(...)

Facebook: when the virtual world was young a simple man named Mark Zuckerberg had a simple dream to create a website through which he could meet and rate chicks. Photo illustration: Chris Jackson/Getty

A long time ago, when the virtual world was young, a simple man named Mark Zuckerberg had a simple dream to create a website through which he could me(...)

Stripe chief executive Patrick Collison: “We have a great national strength in being outward-looking.” Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Stripe, the fast-growing online payments company established by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, is to open an engineering hub in Dublin (...)

European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager delivers a speech during the 2017 Web Summit in Lisbon. Photograph:  Patricia De Melo Moreira/AFP/Getty Images

Margrethe Vestager has announced she is taking another look at Apple’s tax affairs after hitting out at technology companies for undermining democracy(...)

Attendees at the Web Summit in Lisbon.

Asana, the productivity management application established by Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz, sees a bright future for its Irish operations as i(...)

Stripe founders Patrick and John Collison. The San Francisco-headquartered online payments firm, which employs more than 500 people globally, already operates in 25 countries.

Stripe, the fast-growing online payments firm established by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, has launched in six more European countries.(...)

Stripe co-founders Patrick and John Collison.

Stripe, the fast-growing online payments firm established by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, has acquired Indie Hackers for an undisclose(...)

Irish man Peter Johnson, founder and chief executive of Lystable: latest expansion round brings Lystable’s Series A funding to $21 million

Lystable, a San Francisco-headquartered start-up founded by Irish man Peter Johnson, has raised a further $10 million (€9.27 million) and announced pl(...)

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