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Patrick Collison, left, chief executive and co-founder of Stripe, smiles as his brother John, president and co-founder of the Silicon Valley-based payments group, speaks during a Bloomberg interview. The company they founded is now valued at $95 billion.  Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

In 2010, two young Irish brothers pitched to Peter Thiel, an early Facebook backer and one of Silicon Valley’s most prominent venture capitalists, on (...)

Obsessing about zero Covid means emerging data about indoors versus outdoors, dosing intervals, vaccine efficacy in total or in various age groups and all of the emerging evidence about what works (or doesn’t) is neglected

Peter Thiel, co-founder of payments firm Paypal and a beneficiary of an early investment in Facebook, became prominent not just for his billions but h(...)

Aaron Hannon’s company Luminate Medical has developed a medical device designed to prevent hair loss during chemotherapy

Covid may have ramped up the challenges of getting a new business going, but it hasn’t dampened the drive of five young entrepreneurs who have pushed (...)

 Lou Dobbs, whose show on Fox Business was cancelled on Friday. Photograph: Chester Higgins Jr/New York Times

In just a few weeks in the US, lawsuits and legal threats from a pair of obscure election technology companies have achieved what years of advertising(...)

US President Donald Trump gave a full pardon to former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski sentenced for stealing a trade secret on self-driving cars months before he briefly headed Uber Technologies Inc’s rival unit.

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had given a full pardon to a former Google engineer sentenced for stealing a trade secret on self-drivi(...)

“Today’s energy revolution is green but will also lead to much cheaper electricity prices. In turn, that should boost productivity growth.”

All things considered, it would be easy to think that the future is bleak. Our tendency to use the recent past and present circumstances as the main b(...)

The question for his enablers will always come back to this. Were the tax cuts, the regulation-slashing, the right-wing “originalist” judges worth the plunge into the Trump sewer of lawlessness, nepotism and corruption? Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images

The most important thing to remember? We knew exactly who Donald Trump was. Always. Four years ago, he repeated that Hillary Clinton could be murdered(...)

‘The tech industry has overwhelmingly supported many of those most sharply proposing its regulation and break-up.’  File photo. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA

As the weeks creep towards the November US presidential election, technology companies remain in the crosshairs on both sides of the political divide.(...)

Chelsea is among the teams that works with Kitman Labs

Irish sports tech company Kitman Labs has raised $6 million (€5.1 million) from a New York-based investment firm whose managing partner previously led(...)

N26 said it had seen ’unprecedented growth’ in sign-ups from those aged 65 years and over recently

Digital-only bank N26, which claims 100,000 customers in the Republic, has raised more than over $100 million (€91.6 million) as it said it has seen “(...)

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