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At the FinTech Innovation Lab Dublin launch were (from left) Enterprise Ireland’s Kevin Sherry; Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton; Dublin’s commissioner for start-ups Niamh Bushnell and Alastair Blair, Accenture Ireland

Consultancy firm Accenture will today launch a Dublin-based accelerator programme, aimed at supporting start- ups in the financial technology field(...)

Webvan’s founder Louis Borders:  experienced entrepreneur

In 1999, the start-up Webvan launched in the US with the intention of becoming the grocery service for online shoppers. It climbed to a multibillio(...)

Liam Casey, founder of PCH International, which sells product development and supply chain management services

Understanding the technologies powering digital change and the role of governance and risk in the digital age will be among the topics explored at the(...)

Technology jobs are key at this year’s Career Zoo. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

More than half of the 10,000 attendees expected to attend this weekend’s Career Zoo jobs fair are seeking opportunities in the tech sector, according (...)

  The names of Ian Poulter of England, Stephen Gallacher of Scotland and Lee Westwood of England are positioned in the final line-up of the European team as European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley of Ireland announces his three captain’s picks during a press conference at Wentworth. Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images
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  • September 2, 2014, 13:53

RORY McILROY (Northern Ireland). Age 25. Caps 2 (2010, 2012). Record Won 4 Lost 3 Halved 2. Majors 4 (2011 US Open, 2012 US PGA, 2014 Open, 2014 US (...)

CRH are truly Irish - many of the other companies pushing FDI to the USA are as American as baseball but based here for tax reasons. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

To paraphrase the old saying about statistics; it is a case of lies, dammed lies and surveys in the constant battle for mobile investment. A case in p(...)

 Corkman Brian McCarthy lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where he is Accenture’s global lead for information and analytics strategy. He has advised Bank of America, Coca Cola, American Express and GE on how to get more out of their data. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

From the moment you wake your movements are under scrutiny. With the volume of data created by individuals growing at an unprecedented rate, leading c(...)

Representing Ireland in Bangkok next month are Sam Browne, Christopher Costigan, Niamh Ryan, Daniel Gilligan and Matthew Collins. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Not all young debaters morph into table-thumping, supercilious hecklers once they get behind the lectern. A survey last year found that more than h(...)

Tom Nimmo, Alex Depledge and Jules Coleman, founders of home cleaning start-up

In 2005, venture capital firm Accel Partners bet $12.2 million (€9 million) on a website run by college dropout Mark Zuckerberg. That was Facebook and(...)

According to the Accenture survey, the customer satisfaction rate is at 31%, down from 36% last year

When it comes to customer disservice, it never ceases to amaze how stupid some companies can be. They spend millions of euro on glossy advertising (...)

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