A number of restrictions are in place for the in-person event in Lisbon

Web Summit returns as an in-person event to Lisbon this week with more than 40,000 people expected to converge on the Portuguese capital for the annua(...)

Tim Berners-Lee at his computer at Cern when he released the code that became the World Wide Web

Inventions are most salient with the historical changes they cause, but ranking them is more art than science. One could argue that the printing press(...)

 Tim Berners-Lee said it felt like the “natural thing” to do with an entirely digital artefact. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

The original files of the world wide web are being sold at auction by British inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee. Digitally-signed source code documents wr(...)

The financing will be use to take on additional staff across a number of areas as it looks to scale to 30 new markets

Peroptyx, a Castlebar-based machine learning company, has raised €1.7 million in a seed funding round. The start-up is chaired by physicist Dr Dennis(...)

Patrick Collison, chief executive officer and co-founder of Stripe, with John Collison, president and co-founder of Stripe Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

When Tim Berners-Lee and his colleagues were crafting the world wide web three decades ago, they left a key component incomplete. Alongside the famil(...)

Facebook’s news blackout in Australia may backfire on the social media company. Photograph: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

In the unfolding story of Facebook vs Australia, there is a narrative that casts Australia as the plucky frontrunner in a global fight against Big Tec(...)

Máirín Murphy and Ellen Ward, co-founders of Tech for Good Dublin. ‘There is a vibrant group of change-makers in Dublin who are advocates of a trustworthy and ethical approach to technology,’ says Ward

There is widespread concern about many aspects of technology, from oversharing and endless scrolling of social media apps to cyberbullying and the int(...)

World wide web inventor Tim Berners-Lee also co-founded the Web Foundation

Earlier this year the world wide web – invented by Sir Tim Berners-Lee – celebrated its 30th anniversary. This month the Web Foundation – also co-foun(...)

 Indian forces  outside a polling station during  paramilitary elections in Kulgam, south of Srinagar in 2019. Photograph:  Idrees Abbas/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

We like to complain about the toxicity of social media and talk about our plans to unplug for the holidays and just take a break from it all. On the o(...)

Tim Berners-Lee attends an event celebrating the 30th birthday of the web, at the Science Museum  in London, England. Photograph: Eamonn M McCormack/Getty Images

Last week the web turned 30. In 1989 Tim Berners-Lee’s then CERN boss Mike Sendall took a look at his proposal for a linked information management sy(...)

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