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Alphabet has drawn protests from shareholder governance experts. Photograph: Reuters

Google’s parent company Alphabet is set to face smouldering shareholder unhappiness over corporate governance at its annual meeting on Wednesday. Thr(...)

Patrick Collison said he and his brother John have been able to scale back their involvement in Stripe because they trust their executive team. Photograph: Reuters

If you bought something online in the last year, the odds are pretty high that the transaction was processed by Stripe, the San Francisco startup foun(...)

Jeff Bezos: his fortune has surpassed $80 billion for the first time, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Photograph:  Alex Wong/Getty Images

A surge in afterhours trading for Amazon. com added $3.3 billion to the fortune of Jeff Bezos, putting him less than $5 billion away from becoming the(...)

A spokesperson for Area 120 told The Irish Times: “We aren’t conducting interviews at the moment, but can reach out again when the time is right.” Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Author Mark Twain once said that reports of his death had been greatly exaggerated and this seems to be the case with Google’s famous “20 per cent tim(...)

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When Uber Technologies was raising venture capital in 2013, it was one of the hottest deals around - and no one was more eager to write a check than B(...)

Feeding the gigantic tarpon at Saba Rockin the British Virgin Islands. Photograph: Alan Betson

“I’m not getting off the boat, and I’m definitely not getting into the sea if there are fish in there,” the seven-year-old declared. That’s a bit of a(...)

“As multibillion dollar companies took hold in our world, many people naively assumed – for no real reason – that tech companies would always do with “right” thing.” From left are, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Alphabet chief executive Larry Page, Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, US vice president-elect Mike Pence, and president-elect Donald Trump. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP Photo

The ongoing farce that is Donald Trump’s series of “transition” meetings at his penthouse palace in Manhattan featured a meeting on Wednesday made up (...)

Tech leaders including  Larry Page,  Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos, Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and Tesla’s Elon Musk are expected to meet with  Donald Trump on Wednesday. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

Google is racing to hire more conservatives for its lobbying and policy arm, trying to get a foothold in president-elect Donald Trump’s Washington af(...)

Silicon Valley: where lunch is on the company

One Saturday afternoon, I was sitting on the sofa in my San Francisco apartment, spooning out the insides of an avocado. I had bought it in the conve(...)

Craig and Annie Stoll, owners of Pizzeria Delfina in Palo Alto: restaurants in the area are increasingly struggling as rents soar. Photograph: Jason Henry/The New York Times

You know something strange is going on when the mayor of a city complains that there are too many jobs. You know something stranger still is happening(...)

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