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Amazon is unquestionably the world’s most essential retailer, hiring 100,000 extra staff to manage its quarantine-related demand surge. Photograph: Thomas Samson/AFP via Getty Images

Contact apps that trace where we have been and who we have touched; software that tells bosses how hard we’re working from home; face masks that light(...)

WorkVivo founders John Goulding and Joe Lennon

Irish employee communications software company WorkVivo has raised $16 million (€14.7 million) in fundraising to accelerate product development as it (...)

Uber recorded $3.54bn  in total revenue for the first three months of the year, roughly in line with analyst estimates, but still posted a $2.9bn loss in the period. Photograph: Getty Images

Uber’s ride service bookings slowly recovered in recent weeks as the company expects a coronavirus-related slowdown will delay the goal of becoming pr(...)

Stripe founders Patrick and John Collins

Stripe, the online payments company founded by Irish brothers Patrick and John Collison, may be on its way to becoming a household name, but few peopl(...)

“It still sounds a little bit creepy, if you think about it – going into a car where there is no one at the steering wheel.”

As we slog through this first year of a new decade, it’s tempting to look around and wonder where all the robots are. If we go by classic science fict(...)

Patrick Collison (left) with brother John Collison. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Stripe, the online payments company founded by Limerick-born brothers Patrick and John Collison, has raised an additional $600 million (€551 million) (...)

Fast chief executive Domm Holland

Stripe, the payments company founded by Limerick-born brothers Patrick and John Collison, has led a $20 million ((€18.2 million) funding round for Fas(...)

Paul Prior: ‘Use a scoring mechanism to prioritise the list of projects and the vendors to make them happen.’

Irish companies can learn from the experiences of their international counterparts as they embark on their own digital transformation journeys, accord(...)

Supermac’s founder Pat McDonagh outside Supermac’s at the Galway Plaza. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Supermac’s impresario Pat McDonagh arrives slightly late for our meeting. There was a problem with his phone which caused him to drop in to the Kinneg(...)

When I investigated my  choices for a journey to San Francisco airport, app services like Uber were significantly more expensive  than my past costs for a shared shuttle. Photograph: Getty Images

Last December, needing to travel the 30 miles from my mother’s place to the airport in San Francisco, I did what I have done for years: booked a rides(...)

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