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Paddy Cosgrave, Web Summit co-founder and chief executive: ‘Tech is turning upside down everything we thought certain’. Photograph:  AFP/Getty Images

Artificial intelligence (AI) may “be the best or worst thing to ever happen to humanity”, scientist Stephen Hawking told an audience of 60,000 techies(...)

This year’s Web Summit in Lisbon, at which “executive” attendee tickets are priced at €4,995, officially sold out on Friday.

It’s that time of the year when the winners and the wannabes gather together for the Web Summit. But after the novelty value of a sparkly new venue a(...)

The Web Summit: in the sunshine of its new Lisbon home  – temperatures are expected to reach 21 degrees during the week –  an anticipated 60,000 people are set to attend the events.

MONDAY Results: Avis Budget Group, Horizon Pharma, Jones Lang LaSalle, Mylan. Indicators: Irish Industrial production (Sep); Euro-zone composite, (...)

Web Summit chief executive Paddy Cosgrave: this year’s event in Lisbon will be “an incredible melting pot of leading minds from every corner of the globe”.

More than 60,000 people are expected to attend the Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, next week. Organisers say the event, taking place at the FIL and A(...)

Web Summit CEO Paddy Cosgrave moved the event from Dublin to Lisbon last year. Photograph: Patricia De Melo Moreira/AFP/Getty Images

Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave has said his organisation is investigating alleged cases where discounted student tickets for the upcoming technolog(...)

The decision by Tinder to expand its gender identity features beyond ‘man’ and ‘woman’ in order to be more inclusive to transgender people has been “h(...)

Workers mount a board announcing Europe’s biggest tech conference, Web Summit, in Lisbon, Portugal, Photograph: REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

The tech world is focusing on Portugal this week as the Web Summit kicks off on Monday for the first time since leaving Dublin. Cofounder Paddy Cosg(...)

Eric Migicovsky of Pebble will be on stage at 1.30pm

If you do anything today, go to Nigel Eccles’s talk on the sport stage at 3.20pm. Eccles, from Co Tyrone, is the founder of fantasy sports start-up Fa(...)

 Paddy Cosgrave: founder of The Web Summit. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

This year’s Web Summit may be the last in Dublin – now where have we heard that before? Summit organiser Paddy Cosgrave clearly likes to keep local ad(...)

Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave

This year may be the last time that the Web Summit is held in Ireland, according to the event’s founder Paddy Cosgrave. Speaking at the Web Summit’s (...)

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