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‘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 “(...)

Billionaire John Catsimatidis used Clearview to surveil shoppers at a grocery store he owns, and to identify a man he saw on a date with his daughter. Photograph: the New York Times

One Tuesday night in October 2018, John Catsimatidis, the billionaire owner of the Gristedes grocery store chain, was having dinner at Cipriani, an up(...)

Alex Lazarow author of Out-Innovate

Silicon Valley’s traditional hold on the global innovation agenda is increasingly being challenged by so-called frontier innovation, where entrepreneu(...)

Column’s “truth” button: instead of liking a post, you can rate it as true or not.

The creator of the original “like” button (the one on Vimeo, not Facebook) has plans for a new social network and an entirely new interaction: the “tr(...)

File image of  Mark Zuckerberg,  chief executive of Facebook, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, US. File photograph: Tom Brenner/The New York Times

US president Donald Trump hosted Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for a private dinner at the White House in October. NBC News revealed the meeting, whic(...)

Sam Altman (left) who manages the company OpenAI, and Satya Nadella, the chief executive of Microsoft, which is investing $1 billion in OpenAI.

Microsoft has pumped $1 billion (€892 million) into Silicon Valley’s most ambitious artificial intelligence research group in pursuit of the ultimate (...)

Laura Deming: ‘The idea was to starve a worm, mutate it, and then laser its gonads off, which increases the worm lifespan by 60 per cent’

Laura Deming is early for the interview in the restaurant in San Francisco’s hip Mission district, bent over a book. Bathed in the light streaming thr(...)

One Building on Lower Grand Canal Street, Stripe’s European HQ, will be sold for nearly €50m to an international investor

The sale of the European headquarters of Stripe at the One Building on Dublin’s Lower Grand Canal Street has been agreed in an off-market transaction (...)

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