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# companies - Friday 28 January, 2011

Aer Lingus dispute could be resolved within days

Cabin crew’s trade union and airline management agree to Labour Relations Commission intervention in the ongoing dispute.

Dublin businesses strike bargain to get 20 per cent off insurance premiums

Umbrella group for city centre traders does deal to cut cost of insurance for its 2,500 members after slow shopping year.

Kindle ebook sales now higher than paperbacks on Amazon

Website sells 115 Kindle ebooks for every 100 paperbacks.

# companies - Thursday 27 January, 2011

Aer Lingus meeting may see breakthrough in dispute

Tomorrow’s meeting mediated by IBEC and ICTU could help resolve the ongoing dispute between management and cabin crew.

# companies - Wednesday 26 January, 2011

Aer Lingus cancels 14 flights over cabin crew dispute

Passengers hoping to travel with Aer Lingus today have been warned of disruptions after the airline cancels 14 flights.

# companies - Tuesday 25 January, 2011

From The Daily Edge Google Talk? Former chief executive Schmidt considers TV GChat

Google Talk? Former chief executive Schmidt considers TV

Eric Schmidt – who only stepped down as Google’s CEO five days ago – is eyeing up a CNN talk show, say reports.

Meeting between Aer Lingus staff and management cancelled

A disciplinary process was due to start today for airline staff refusing to work to new rosters but the first meeting has been cancelled – meanwhile Aer Lingus warns of possible disruptions to flights.

# companies - Monday 24 January, 2011

From Business ETC 15 facts about McDonald's that will blow your mind

15 facts about McDonald's that will blow your mind

The fast food restaurant has more visitors per day than the population of Britain and Ireland combined and it hires one million people a year in the US…

# companies - Thursday 20 January, 2011

Google news: Eric Schmidt out, Larry Page in

Schmidt is stepping down as CEO of Google, and company has announced Larry Page will take over the position.

From Business ETC PayPal Christmas boost sends eBay income up 24% EBay

PayPal Christmas boost sends eBay income up 24%

The online auction site reports better-than-expected earnings for the fourth quarter, on the bank of surging PayPal use.

Final stage of Corrib pipeline approved

An Bord Pleanála has approved an application for the final section of the Corrib pipeline.

Cork-based software firm to create 150 new jobs

Quest Software will make new jobs over the next three years in finance, software development and sales.

Aer Lingus dispute continues, 34 flights cancelled

As many as 2,700 passengers hoping to travel between Dublin, the UK and continental Europe will face disruptions today.

# companies - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

From The Daily Edge 100 entrepreneurs who made millions without a college degree College Can Wait

100 entrepreneurs who made millions without a college degree

The top US business folk who carved their own path to the American Dream…

Dispute leads to cancellation of 10 Aer Lingus flights

Several scheduled flights have been cancelled because of a dispute between Aer Lingus and trade union staff.

# companies - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

Santander CEO banned from banking by Spanish court

Alfredo Sáenz is sentenced to eight months in jail, and banned from banking for life. His response? ‘I’m going nowhere.’

Naas staff vote to accept Superquinn redundancy deal

52 of the 103 staff at Superquinn in Naas will be offered jobs elsewhere, with the rest facing compulsory redundancy.

From Business ETC Ryanair appeals Spanish court ruling on boarding card fees Ryanair

Ryanair appeals Spanish court ruling on boarding card fees

The airline says the ruling of a Spanish court – which said the €40 fee for reissuing boarding cards was illegal – was “bizarre”.

# companies - Monday 17 January, 2011

From Business ETC Jobs to take medical leave of absence from Apple Apple

Jobs to take medical leave of absence from Apple

The Apple CEO – who formerly had pancreatic cancer – says his board has given him some time off for medical reasons.

# companies - Saturday 15 January, 2011

From Business ETC 60 Dublin jobs at risk over DFDS route closure Jobs

60 Dublin jobs at risk over DFDS route closure

As many as 200 jobs could be lost a DFDS, with 60 of those at risk based in Dublin.

From Business ETC BP sign deal with Russia to drill in the Arctic Fossil Fuels

BP sign deal with Russia to drill in the Arctic

BP has teamed up with Russian state-owned oil company Rosneft to explore for natural gas and oil off the Siberian coast.

# companies - Tuesday 11 January, 2011

40 jobs to be created by AA Ireland

The insurer and motoring organisation will take on 40 new staff at its Dublin HQ, in its insurance and rescue divisions.

'Social Network' settlement set for return to court

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss and Divya Narendra say their $65m Facebook setlement was based on the wrong share value.

# companies - Monday 10 January, 2011

BANK OF IRELAND has confirmed that it has completed the sale of its Asset Management division to State Street Global Advisors for a fee of about €57m. The deal, announced last October, will boost the bank’s capital reserves by about €40m, according to a statement. The division, previously known as Bank of Ireland Asset Management, will now form part of State Street Global Advisors Ireland Ltd.

# companies - Sunday 9 January, 2011

VHI to increase corporate premiums VHI

VHI to increase corporate premiums

The changes to corporate premiums are expected to take place in March.

# companies - Thursday 6 January, 2011

Apple opens doors to new App Store for Mac App Store

Apple opens doors to new App Store for Mac

The new store – the equivalent of the iTunes store, but for Mac software – may help Apple make further dents in the PC market.

So much for branding: Starbucks drops name from logo

The coffee company marks its move into supermarkets by dropping its name – and the word ‘coffee’ – from its branding.

# companies - Wednesday 5 January, 2011

Jobs to go at Britvic and HMV

The drinks group and record chain will seek job cuts in Ireland: the former reviewing its trade, the latter hit by downloads.

Superquinn to shut Naas store

Trade union to hold ‘intensive talks’ with supermarket over fate of its 100 employees

# companies - Tuesday 4 January, 2011

Multi-nationals created 11,000 jobs: IDA

Last year, multi-national companies created almost 11,000 jobs in Ireland – more than double the figure in 2009.

# companies - Monday 3 January, 2011

Facebook value now at $50bn after Goldman Sachs investment

Goldman Sachs invests $450m in Facebook for a 0.9% stake – putting Mark Zuckerberg’s company at a total value of $50bn.

# companies - Wednesday 29 December, 2010

Shell hope for “20 or more Corribs” in Irish waters – WikiLeaks

A senior Shell official told the US Embassy second-in-command that there could be hundreds of billions worth of gas off Irish shores.

# companies - Tuesday 21 December, 2010

ESB buys Northern energy company in €1.4bn deal

The £1.2bn takeover deal is completed, despite the opposition of Unionist politicians resenting an all-Ireland energy company.

# companies - Monday 20 December, 2010

Pilots' hours to be limited in new EU law

European safety agency puts forward plans to cap pilot’s duty hours – that’s both flying and waiting time – to a maximum of 14 hours a day, or 12 at night. Pilots’ unions say that is still an exhausting schedule.

# companies - Sunday 19 December, 2010

15 surprising facts about McDonald’s

Did you know that McDonald’s sells more than 75 hamburgers per second? Then read on…

# companies - Thursday 16 December, 2010

Bowler to retire as chair of Irish Life & Permanent

Bowler to retire as chair of Irish Life & Permanent

Gillian Bowler will step down from the helm of Irish Life & Permanent once her successor has been appointed.

# companies - Monday 13 December, 2010

Twitter considering Dublin as European HQ - reports

Google and Facebook already have their European bases in Ireland – and now the microblogging site could follow.

Hewlett Packard to create 105 jobs in Galway

The computer and printer manufacturer will create posts in software engineering and recruitment will begin straight away.

Amazon says site downtime not caused by ‘hacktivist’ group

The online retailer – which went down for 30 minutes last night – says its disruption was the cause of a technical fault.

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