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Business - Yesterday’s News

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Business - Friday 28 September, 2018

Facebook says that up to 50 million of its accounts have been breached

The social media giant says the breach is something that is “incredibly important”.

Elon Musk is being sued by US authorities over his controversial go-private tweet

Musk tweeted that he was considering taking car maker Tesla private.

Draft guidelines on urban development 'facilitate developers at expense of public'

The issue of height restrictions often comes up when discussing urban sprawl.

Business - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Revenue has scrapped its LoCall system in favour of landlines to reduce costs for mobile customers

1890 numbers are only treated as low cost options for calls from landlines.

Unemployment set to drop again but Brexit could have negative impact on Irish growth

The ESRI said a neutral Budget may be the best option next month.

Business - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Michael O'Leary hits out at Matt Cooper's unauthorised biography of him

His publisher Penguin Random House said it stands over the book.

Michael Kors goes shopping and picks up Versace for €1.83 billion

Versace was the brainchild of the late designer Gianni Versace.

Poll: Should there be cancer warnings on alcohol products? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be cancer warnings on alcohol products?

The proposal is expected to be dropped.

The founders of Instagram are leaving the company amid reports of clashes with Facebook execs

Facebook bought Instagram in 2012 for $1 billion.

Business - Monday 24 September, 2018

Poll: Should companies be forced to hand a percentage of ownership to their employees? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should companies be forced to hand a percentage of ownership to their employees?

This proposal is included at the British Labour conference today.

Business - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Comcast to buy Sky for £30.45 billion, outbidding Fox

The future of Sky’s ownership has been uncertain for nearly two years.

A bid to keep GAA fan haunt the Big Tree serving on match days has been blocked

The site is being turned into a hotel, but publican Louis Fitzgerald wanted to keep the beer garden open.

Following a three-year feud with Cork council, Starbucks has closed its Patrick Street store

The Irish operators of the coffee chain have opened numerous unauthorised outlets in recent years.

Business - Friday 21 September, 2018

A driverless public transport vehicle is to take to the streets of Dublin for the first time today

The EZ10 electric vehicle will run along a route of nearly one kilometre.

Italy's competition watchdog is investigating Ryanair's hand luggage charge

The watchdog described hand luggage as an “essential” item for travellers.

Business - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Mandatory security requirements introduced to protect companies against cyber attacks

The requirements will apply to service providers in sectors such as digital communications, transport, drinking water supply and healthcare.

A retail worker got a €2,500 payout after claims he was subjected to a 'beard vendetta'

The man said his employer broke workplace laws in its ‘punitive action’ against him over his facial hair.

Business - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Apple pays over the €14.3bn due to Ireland - but the minister again denies that it's owed

Ireland is appealing the EU Commission that Apple was in receipt of illegal state aid.

Workers across all salary levels paying more tax than they did 10 years ago

The net pay of single income earners on €35,000 is down 3% or €964 compared to 2008.

Trump slaps tariffs on another $200bn worth of Chinese imports

The tariffs include a bewildering variety of products from baseball gloves to bamboo mats.

Business - Monday 17 September, 2018

After branding battle, Conor McGregor will call his whiskey Proper No. Twelve

The MMA fighter’s new product will initially launch in Ireland and the US.

Business - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Farmers struggling to pay bills, call on retailers to increase price of milk

The IFA has said the low prices offered in some shops are “unsustainable”.

Business - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Westminster committee says Irish fishermen must stay away from NI waters unless deal is done

At present, Irish-registered vessels are permitted to fish off Northern Ireland shores.

Fast-food chain sees 'huge' opportunities in Dublin - despite competition and high rent

The UK-based franchise has pushed back the launch of its first Irish outlet until early next year.

Business - Friday 14 September, 2018

Volkswagen is ending production of the iconic Beetle

The German carmaker will end production next year.

Business - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Ryanair cabin crew are pushing ahead with 'the biggest strike in the company's history'

Staff across mainland Europe will stage a stoppage on 28 September.

Here's what you need to know about Apple's three new iPhones

The company has also launched an upgraded smartwatch that detects falls.

'It's Catch 22': Former members frustrated as main ESB union refuses to confirm that they've left Exclusive

Former Connect members numbering in ‘the hundreds’ were recently expelled by Siptu at the request of its sister union.

Business - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Conor McGregor's plan to release a Notorious whiskey brand has been iced

The MMA superstar dropped a trademark bid after running into opposition from an Irish beer brand.

Pat Kenny to stay with Newstalk for at least another two years

Veteran broadcaster Pat Kenny has signed a contract extension with Newstalk.

Gardaí arrest four in crackdown on illegal TV streaming

The Garda Criminal Assets Bureau has also sought to freeze bank accounts worth €84,000.

Business - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Companies linked to Denis Desmond and Mario Rosenstock fined over incorrect tax declarations

A medical consultant, a fisherman and a locksmith also featured on the quarterly list of tax defaulters.

Business - Thursday 6 September, 2018

350 jobs being created by pharma company in Galway

The Chanelle Group makes health products for both animals and humans.

Business - Sunday 2 September, 2018

HSE awards €800,000 contract to set up post-abortion phone helpline

Registered charity One Family has won the contract to set up the helpline.

Business - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Head of main ESB union faced no-confidence motion after pay talks - one that was never acted upon

More than 50% of electrical union TEEU’s ESB technician members expressed no confidence in Paddy Kavanagh in March 2017.

Business - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

An Post CEO: 'Every community of over 500 people will have a post office'

David McRedmond rejected claims that post office closures are an attack on rural Ireland.

Business - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Business - Monday 27 August, 2018

Over half of the 70,000 workers at Walt Disney World are to vote on $15 minimum wage

The increase would apply to unionised workers at the park and would bring the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

Business - Friday 24 August, 2018

US tech firm to add 350 jobs in Dublin

The move will more than double Qualtrics’ workforce here.

Business - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Government to launch automatic enrolment into pension plans for all citizens by 2022

The consultation process for the proposed automatic enrolment of all citizens into pension plans has now been launched and will last until 4 November.