John Collison

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Jack Ma, founder  of Alibaba, at the   World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on January 23th, 2019.  Photograph: EPA/Gian Ehrenzeller

When Jack Ma handed out some career advice to a group of young leaders the other day people were bowled over. “Wow,” said one after a video of the in(...)

Facebook beat expectations with its latest results. Photograph: Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images

Irish explorer Falcon Oil and Gas has found itself caught up in a South African commission of inquiry into corruption of public officials during forme(...)

Tim Berners-Lee called on governments, companies and individuals to back a new “Contract for the Web” that would have “clear and tough responsibilities for those who have the power to make it better.”

Online users are seeing their rights and freedoms threatened by big tech, according to the inventor of the World Wide Web Tim Berners-Lee. With half (...)

Monzo has nearly 800,000 active customers and employs about 300 people. It is reportedly eyeing a move into other European markets and into the US

Monzo, a UK-headquartered digital-only bank whose backers include Stripe, has officially become a so-called “tech unicorn” after securing £85 million (...)

There is certainly plenty for attendees at Web Summit to savour with 23 conferences taking place across nine main stages

With the fuss over its future now settled, Web Summit returns to Lisbon again next week bringing along more than 70,000 attendees from 170 countries t(...)

A posting made on  social media website Gab by Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect Robert Bowers shortly before the shooting. Photograph: AP Photo

Tech companies including Stripe and PayPal, have threatened to withdraw their services from Gab, a social network catering primarily to US conservativ(...)

Sean O’Sullivan: “I am very grateful to be recognised and it is a wonderful honour.”

Irish-American tech veteran and former Dragons' Den star Seán O’Sullivan is to be honoured at this year’s EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, which ta(...)

Patrick and John Collison of Stripe. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The tech billionaires are turning on each other. Earlier this week, Salesforce. com founder Marc Benioff used an interview with the Guardian to call o(...)

A group of revellers reflected in a womans sunglasses as crowds arrive for the Electric Picnic festival in Stradbally, County Laois. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

President Trump’s US tax reforms are hitting home if new figures on Irish foreign direct investment are anything to go by. Data from UN trade group Un(...)

Marc Benioff’s recent efforts to call out ultra-wealthy business leaders has caused divides in the tech industry. Photograph: Getty

Salesforce chief executive Marc Benioff has escalated his attacks on fellow San Francisco billionaires, saying they are “hoarding” money and don’t wan(...)

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