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# billions - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Apple is shifting billions in cash funnelled through Ireland back to the US
# Billions
# Billions

Apple is shifting billions in cash funnelled through Ireland back to the US

Jan 18th 2018, 9:57 AM 22,460 Views 63 Comments

The iPhone maker will pay more than €30 billion in tax on the repatriation.

# billions - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Government urged to use €3.8 billion from AIB sale to 'build homes, hospitals and schools'
# Return On Investment
# Return On Investment

Government urged to use €3.8 billion from AIB sale to 'build homes, hospitals and schools'

Jun 13th 2017, 9:34 AM 11,603 Views 48 Comments

Labour leader Brendan Howlin said that the Irish people “sacrificed so much to protect our banking system”.

# billions - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Live entertainment industry 'generates €1.7 billion and creates 11,000 jobs annually'
# Live Aid
# Live Aid

Live entertainment industry 'generates €1.7 billion and creates 11,000 jobs annually'

Feb 12th 2017, 10:55 AM 8,763 Views 16 Comments

The report was based on sales by Ticketmaster Ireland over a 12-month period.

# billions - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan want to end all disease
# Pledging Billions
# Pledging Billions

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan want to end all disease

Sep 22nd 2016, 7:32 AM 14,945 Views 61 Comments

The couple have pledged $3 billion to efforts to prevent, cure or manage disease.

# billions - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Tokyo launches probe amid concerns Olympic costs could triple to a whopping €21 billion
# Billions
# Billions

Tokyo launches probe amid concerns Olympic costs could triple to a whopping €21 billion

Aug 3rd 2016, 6:03 AM 16,050 Views 15 Comments

The 2020 Games, awarded to Tokyo in 2013, have been marred by a series of embarrassing setbacks over stadium construction and the official logo.

# billions - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Facebook is growing and growing - and it has some new things in store
# By The Numbers
# By The Numbers

Facebook is growing and growing - and it has some new things in store

Jul 30th 2015, 9:13 AM 8,811 Views 7 Comments

The only way Facebook is heading is up.

# billions - Sunday 24 May, 2015

How Forever 21's founders went from pumping gas to a $6 billion fortune
# Forever Rich
# Forever Rich

How Forever 21's founders went from pumping gas to a $6 billion fortune

May 24th 2015, 10:15 AM 22,657 Views 23 Comments

The husband-and-wife duo, both 26 at the time, landed in California penniless, speaking broken English, and without college degrees.

# billions - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

The EU and Russia are on a major collision course...
# Huge Fines
# Huge Fines

The EU and Russia are on a major collision course...

Apr 21st 2015, 11:03 AM 13,087 Views 56 Comments

Over gas this time. The EU could end up fining Russian energy giant Gazprom up to €10 billion for abuse of competition…

# billions - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Facebook now has 1.39bn active users (and it's rolling in cash)
# Billions
# Billions

Facebook now has 1.39bn active users (and it's rolling in cash)

Jan 28th 2015, 9:56 PM 11,961 Views 36 Comments

The social media company’s profits have beaten expectations.

# billions - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Bank admits tax 'misconduct', but blames employees
# It's Not Us It's You
# It's Not Us It's You

Bank admits tax 'misconduct', but blames employees

Feb 26th 2014, 3:36 PM 10,508 Views 7 Comments

Switzerland’s second largest bank, Credit Suisse, said management was unaware of any wrongdoing.

# billions - Friday 4 October, 2013

IMF review says close supervision of Irish banks is essential
# Report Card
# Report Card

IMF review says close supervision of Irish banks is essential

Oct 4th 2013, 4:31 PM 4,018 Views 23 Comments

Ireland’s latest report card by the IMF also states that firm implementation of budget policies is required if Ireland wants to achieve its fiscal targets.

# billions - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Bruton defends spending the last of the nation's savings
# Pension Fund
# Pension Fund

Bruton defends spending the last of the nation's savings

Jun 15th 2013, 2:23 PM 8,796 Views 67 Comments

The final €6 billion left in National Pensions Reserve Fund is to be used to boost employment, says Richard Bruton TD.

# billions - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

9 tech trends that will make someone billions this year
# Billionaire
# Billionaire

9 tech trends that will make someone billions this year

Jan 1st 2013, 8:00 AM 12,316 Views 6 Comments

Mobile, social, cloud and big data technology were all big this year. They’ll get bigger next year and here’s how…