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# internet - Monday 13 February, 2017

The US company behind 'half the world's busiest websites' is bringing its European HQ to Cork
# Software
From Business ETC
# Software

The US company behind 'half the world's busiest websites' is bringing its European HQ to Cork

Feb 13th 2017, 8:27 AM 503 Views 0 Comments

Nginx plans to recruit more than 100 staff in the southern city.

# internet - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Bank of Ireland says 'vulnerable and elderly customers' won't be affected by latest changes
# Phone Banking
# Phone Banking

Bank of Ireland says 'vulnerable and elderly customers' won't be affected by latest changes

Feb 11th 2017, 3:00 PM 23,586 Views 31 Comments

Customers will be told to use online banking or a self-service option when accessing certain services.

# internet - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

'I got kicked out of my office, couldn't afford my rent and moved home – but I knew I'd start again'
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From Business ETC
# Insights

'I got kicked out of my office, couldn't afford my rent and moved home – but I knew I'd start again'

Feb 7th 2017, 6:02 PM 119 Views 0 Comments

After his IT security business folded, this entrepreneur made the unlikely jump into making pocket squares.

A landmark Dublin court case could decide the future of online privacy in Europe
# Data And Security
From Business ETC
# Data And Security

A landmark Dublin court case could decide the future of online privacy in Europe

Feb 7th 2017, 12:44 PM 218 Views 0 Comments

Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems says Ireland should stop Facebook’s data transfers to the US.

# internet - Friday 3 February, 2017

Irish mobile marketing firm Zamano to wind down 'existing business lines'
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

Irish mobile marketing firm Zamano to wind down 'existing business lines'

Feb 3rd 2017, 11:52 AM 553 Views 0 Comments

The public company said new payments rules were having a ‘significant impact’ on business.

# internet - Sunday 22 January, 2017

A massive undersea cable will be built between Dublin and Paris
# Cable Guys
# Cable Guys

A massive undersea cable will be built between Dublin and Paris

Jan 22nd 2017, 8:45 AM 36,115 Views 43 Comments

The system is scheduled to be ready for service in late 2018.

# internet - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

The Irish state has helped an artificial intelligence company raise a huge $50m
# Software
From Business ETC
# Software

The Irish state has helped an artificial intelligence company raise a huge $50m

Jan 18th 2017, 11:17 AM 393 Views 0 Comments

InsideSales.com plans to open an office in Ireland and create more than 120 jobs here.

# internet - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Sisters behind Irish fashion startup Opsh step down after falling victim to the 'investment chasm'
# Opsh
# Opsh

Sisters behind Irish fashion startup Opsh step down after falling victim to the 'investment chasm'

Jan 15th 2017, 9:45 AM 59,626 Views 33 Comments

The company has received nearly €1 million in funding.

# internet - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Sisters behind fashion startup Opsh step away after falling victim to the 'investment chasm'
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

Sisters behind fashion startup Opsh step away after falling victim to the 'investment chasm'

Jan 10th 2017, 6:25 PM 2,474 Views 0 Comments

The company has received nearly €1 million in funding.

The name Yahoo could soon be no more
# Change On The Verizon
# Change On The Verizon

The name Yahoo could soon be no more

Jan 10th 2017, 12:36 PM 15,466 Views 15 Comments

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, co-founder David Filo and four other directors currently on the company’s 11-member board will resign.

Spending in brick-and-mortar stores has fallen for the third month in a row
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

Spending in brick-and-mortar stores has fallen for the third month in a row

Jan 10th 2017, 1:01 AM 273 Views 0 Comments

Irish consumers flock away from the high street to spend online instead.

# internet - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Trump: 'No computer is safe - if you have something important, write it out'
# President-elect
# President-elect

Trump: 'No computer is safe - if you have something important, write it out'

Jan 1st 2017, 1:37 PM 20,511 Views 87 Comments

Trump rarely uses email or computers despite his frequent tweeting.

# internet - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

A new Sligo digital hub is looking to keep emigrants back for Christmas at home
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

A new Sligo digital hub is looking to keep emigrants back for Christmas at home

Dec 28th 2016, 3:52 PM 1,019 Views 0 Comments

The facility, which will have super-fast broadband, is set to officially open early in the new year.

# internet - Friday 23 December, 2016

'Running a startup is a bit of a selfish move. Every relationship sort of takes a backseat'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'Running a startup is a bit of a selfish move. Every relationship sort of takes a backseat'

Dec 23rd 2016, 3:21 PM 104 Views 0 Comments

This entrepreneur learned you need to pace yourself and not go all guns blazing when setting up a business.

A late surge will see Christmas retail sales match last year's levels
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

A late surge will see Christmas retail sales match last year's levels

Dec 23rd 2016, 1:01 AM 147 Views 0 Comments

Retail Excellence Ireland says mild weather has impacted the sale of winter clothing.

# internet - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

7 ways the government says it will fix broadband access in Ireland
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

7 ways the government says it will fix broadband access in Ireland

Dec 20th 2016, 6:41 PM 11,991 Views 55 Comments

The government’s plan to speed up and deliver broadband services has been repeatedly delayed.

# internet - Monday 19 December, 2016

Apple claims it is a 'convenient target' as EU to publish full ruling on Irish taxes
# Policy
From Business ETC
# Policy

Apple claims it is a 'convenient target' as EU to publish full ruling on Irish taxes

Dec 19th 2016, 9:55 AM 70 Views 0 Comments

The EU ruled that Ireland struck a tax deal with the tech giant worth up to €13 billion over a decade.

# internet - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Like clockwork, Jobs.ie racks up multimillion-euro profits
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

Like clockwork, Jobs.ie racks up multimillion-euro profits

Dec 15th 2016, 11:06 AM 335 Views 0 Comments

The jobs website had another good year in 2015.

# internet - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Netflix has a new rival as Amazon's streaming service launches in Ireland
# Media And Arts
From Business ETC
# Media And Arts

Netflix has a new rival as Amazon's streaming service launches in Ireland

Dec 14th 2016, 11:34 AM 541 Views 0 Comments

The service will be available to Irish customers for €2.99 a month for the first six months.

# internet - Monday 12 December, 2016

Poll: Does it matter where brands advertise?
# Marketing
From Business ETC
# Marketing

Poll: Does it matter where brands advertise?

Dec 12th 2016, 3:00 PM 567 Views 0 Comments

A string of companies have pulled ads from right-wing news site Breitbart recently.

Twitter names new Irish boss amid mounting losses and global job cuts
# Social Media
From Business ETC
# Social Media

Twitter names new Irish boss amid mounting losses and global job cuts

Dec 12th 2016, 9:44 AM 915 Views 0 Comments

Sinéad McSweeney is taking over from Mark Little as managing director of Twitter’s Irish operations.

# internet - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Why Irish firms are willing to fork out thousands of euro for catchy web addresses
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

Why Irish firms are willing to fork out thousands of euro for catchy web addresses

Dec 10th 2016, 4:01 PM 1,575 Views 0 Comments

Several companies have paid five-figure sums for .ie names, while global prices reach into the millions.

Inside the little-known company that brought broadband to dozens of Irish towns
# Enet
# Enet

Inside the little-known company that brought broadband to dozens of Irish towns

Dec 10th 2016, 2:00 PM 16,891 Views 4 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Limerick broadband provider Enet.

# internet - Friday 9 December, 2016

'Never do business with your friends. You end up losing them'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'Never do business with your friends. You end up losing them'

Dec 9th 2016, 3:01 PM 65 Views 0 Comments

This golf enthusiast started out building railways in Africa and at 76 has set up another company.

# internet - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Inside the little-known company that brought broadband to dozens of Irish towns
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

Inside the little-known company that brought broadband to dozens of Irish towns

Dec 7th 2016, 3:00 PM 1,774 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Limerick broadband provider Enet.

# internet - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Virgin Media says restoring internet for customers is 'top priority'
# Not Working
# Not Working

Virgin Media says restoring internet for customers is 'top priority'

Dec 6th 2016, 10:57 PM 57,596 Views 78 Comments

Outages have been reported in various locations across the country.

Eir only became aware of a potential security breach after reading about it online
# Data And Security
From Business ETC
# Data And Security

Eir only became aware of a potential security breach after reading about it online

Dec 6th 2016, 10:19 AM 417 Views 0 Comments

The company will contact 130,000 customers after at least 2,000 modems were compromised.

# internet - Sunday 4 December, 2016

The man who brought Ticketmaster to Ireland started off selling tickets in a record shop
# Pioneer
# Pioneer

The man who brought Ticketmaster to Ireland started off selling tickets in a record shop

Dec 4th 2016, 7:20 AM 13,053 Views 16 Comments

Tommy Higgins sold Ticketshop to the US ticketing company in 2002.

# internet - Friday 2 December, 2016

'When it’s your name over the door, you tend to take things personally'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'When it’s your name over the door, you tend to take things personally'

Dec 2nd 2016, 3:01 PM 222 Views 0 Comments

This retailer reveals how eBay helped his Donegal department store cut its teeth in e-commerce.

# internet - Thursday 1 December, 2016

The head of Twitter Ireland is on the move again - just six months after taking the job
# Mark Little
# Mark Little

The head of Twitter Ireland is on the move again - just six months after taking the job

Dec 1st 2016, 5:00 PM 28,173 Views 11 Comments

The former RTÉ journalist, who founded social media agency Storyful, decided against a move to the US.

Mark Little is leaving Twitter Ireland - six months after taking over as its new boss
# Social Media
From Business ETC
# Social Media

Mark Little is leaving Twitter Ireland - six months after taking over as its new boss

Dec 1st 2016, 1:41 PM 1,642 Views 0 Comments

The former RTÉ journalist, who founded social media agency Storyful, decided against a move to the US.

# internet - Monday 28 November, 2016

Ireland is about to have its busiest-ever day for online shopping
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

Ireland is about to have its busiest-ever day for online shopping

Nov 28th 2016, 10:47 AM 209 Views 0 Comments

Spending by Irish consumers on Cyber Monday is expected to hit €53 million this year.

The man who brought online ticketing to Ireland says today's founders give up too soon
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

The man who brought online ticketing to Ireland says today's founders give up too soon

Nov 28th 2016, 1:01 AM 1,246 Views 0 Comments

But Tommy Higgins thinks entrepreneurs should pass on their knowledge to the next generation.

# internet - Saturday 26 November, 2016

The Irish Internet Association is here to stay, what comes next is a different story
# Internet
# Internet

The Irish Internet Association is here to stay, what comes next is a different story

Nov 26th 2016, 10:00 AM 8,195 Views 12 Comments

Stakeholders recently warned that the cash-strapped body was ‘on its deathbed’.

Dublin ranks as one of Europe's best startup hubs - with some of the worst digital infrastructure
# Digital Watch
# Digital Watch

Dublin ranks as one of Europe's best startup hubs - with some of the worst digital infrastructure

Nov 26th 2016, 8:45 AM 10,187 Views 11 Comments

The Irish capital placed in the top 10 for both new and fast-growing businesses.

The woman who helped build Primark reveals why the store doesn't sell online
# Penneys
# Penneys

The woman who helped build Primark reveals why the store doesn't sell online

Nov 26th 2016, 7:10 AM 40,701 Views 5 Comments

Breege O’Donoghue, who worked at the clothing chain for 37 years, also shared her career highlights.

# internet - Thursday 24 November, 2016

The Irishman who took a punt on Skyscanner is set to win from its €1.7bn sale
# Flying Form
# Flying Form

The Irishman who took a punt on Skyscanner is set to win from its €1.7bn sale

Nov 24th 2016, 10:48 PM 39,110 Views 16 Comments

Ray Nolan was an early investor in the billion-euro travel site that was sold to Chinese firm Ctrip.

The Irishman who took a punt on Skyscanner is set to win from its €1.7bn sale
# Hospitality
From Business ETC
# Hospitality

The Irishman who took a punt on Skyscanner is set to win from its €1.7bn sale

Nov 24th 2016, 10:21 AM 946 Views 0 Comments

Ray Nolan was an early investor in the billion-euro travel site that was sold to Chinese firm Ctrip.

# internet - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

The woman who helped build Primark reveals why the store doesn't sell online
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

The woman who helped build Primark reveals why the store doesn't sell online

Nov 23rd 2016, 8:00 PM 24,808 Views 0 Comments

Breege O’Donoghue, who worked at the clothing chain for 37 years, also shared her career highlights.

The Irish Internet Association looks for new purpose after members vote to save it
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

The Irish Internet Association looks for new purpose after members vote to save it

Nov 23rd 2016, 4:31 PM 264 Views 0 Comments

Stakeholders recently warned that the cash-strapped body was ‘on its deathbed’.