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# business - Friday 27 August, 2010

Unemployment to peak at 14% this year
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Unemployment to peak at 14% this year

Aug 27th 2010, 11:42 AM 237 Views 0 Comments

But will start to fall in 2011, says Ulster Bank.

# business - Thursday 26 August, 2010

Bord na Mona talks
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

Bord na Mona talks

Aug 26th 2010, 3:10 PM 247 Views 0 Comments

Change of image for credit unions?
# Credit Unions
# Credit Unions

Change of image for credit unions?

Aug 26th 2010, 1:21 PM 205 Views 0 Comments

Survey shows most union members want to shake things up.

Success! Short-term bond auction sees prices drop
# Bill Auction
# Bill Auction

Success! Short-term bond auction sees prices drop

Aug 26th 2010, 1:04 PM 196 Views 0 Comments

NTMA holds short-term bill auction to calm markets
# Bill Auction
# Bill Auction

NTMA holds short-term bill auction to calm markets

Aug 26th 2010, 10:31 AM 363 Views 0 Comments

A pre-scheduled treasury bond issue gives Ireland a chance to soothe investors’ fears.

# business - Wednesday 25 August, 2010

Google takes on Skype with phone calls built into Gmail
# Google Voice
# Google Voice

Google takes on Skype with phone calls built into Gmail

Aug 25th 2010, 7:39 PM 252 Views 0 Comments

US and Canadian users will be able to call landlines and mobiles for free with Google Voice, built into Gmail from today.

Manufacturing prices sliding down again
# Stats
# Stats

Manufacturing prices sliding down again

Aug 25th 2010, 4:37 PM 281 Views 0 Comments

Factory gate prices are up 0.9% in the last year – but are down on last month.

Treasury agency attacks S&P - so what do ratings mean?
# Debt
# Debt

Treasury agency attacks S&P - so what do ratings mean?

Aug 25th 2010, 3:35 PM 254 Views 0 Comments

The NTMA is upset – so why is it important that S&P downgraded our national debt rating?

At least the FT is entertained by our downgrade
# Financial Times
# Financial Times

At least the FT is entertained by our downgrade

Aug 25th 2010, 2:39 PM 205 Views 0 Comments

S&P downgrades Ireland’s rating. FT says: at least it’s kept us amused on a quiet day.

Is Facebook really worth €26.6 billion?
# Facebook
# Facebook

Is Facebook really worth €26.6 billion?

Aug 25th 2010, 2:18 PM 278 Views 0 Comments

The price of shares sold privately would make the site worth $33.7bn – more than most NASDAQ companies.

Aer Lingus crew call off strike
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus crew call off strike

Aug 25th 2010, 11:40 AM 276 Views 0 Comments

Today’s planned work-to-rule cancelled as union considers LRC report.

# business - Tuesday 24 August, 2010

iTunes users have PayPal accounts hacked
# ITunes Scam
# ITunes Scam

iTunes users have PayPal accounts hacked

Aug 24th 2010, 5:48 PM 217 Views 0 Comments

Users say they have lost thousands by the phishing scam targeted at iTunes and PayPal users.

Zuckerberg is not deliberately "unblockable"
# Block Zuck
# Block Zuck

Zuckerberg is not deliberately "unblockable"

Aug 24th 2010, 5:15 PM 312 Views 1 Comment

The glitch only happens when too many uses block the same person… Ouch!

CRH profits silde 77%
# CRH Report
# CRH Report

CRH profits silde 77%

Aug 24th 2010, 10:58 AM 181 Views 0 Comments

The building materials giant has blamed a sluggish construction sector on the pre-tax profit dip.

Budget cuts won't save Ireland: Nobel laureate
# Banking System
# Banking System

Budget cuts won't save Ireland: Nobel laureate

Aug 24th 2010, 9:28 AM 355 Views 0 Comments

Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz explains how only investment in education and infrastructure will bring the country out of economic crisis.

NAMA release figures for second round of Anglo loans
# BaNAMA Republic
# BaNAMA Republic

NAMA release figures for second round of Anglo loans

Aug 24th 2010, 9:09 AM 394 Views 0 Comments

And it’s not good news.

# business - Monday 23 August, 2010

DCC buys French company
# DCC
# DCC

DCC buys French company

Aug 23rd 2010, 4:31 PM 187 Views 0 Comments

CSO enquiries cost businesses up to €10.5m
# CSO
# CSO

CSO enquiries cost businesses up to €10.5m

Aug 23rd 2010, 3:53 PM 183 Views 0 Comments

Statistics body releases figures on the burden of its own enquiries.

Eurozone recovery slows down in August
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Eurozone recovery slows down in August

Aug 23rd 2010, 3:37 PM 126 Views 0 Comments

Time for transparency on mortgage rates
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Time for transparency on mortgage rates

Aug 23rd 2010, 2:52 PM 196 Views 0 Comments

Financial Regulator calls for clarity on tracker mortgages.

Is Mark Zuckerberg the only person you can't block on Facebook?
# Facebook
# Facebook

Is Mark Zuckerberg the only person you can't block on Facebook?

Aug 23rd 2010, 2:13 PM 275 Views 0 Comments

An internet campaign says something’s changed on the social networking site.

Irish bonds suffer on Anglo 'haircut' report
# Bonds
# Bonds

Irish bonds suffer on Anglo 'haircut' report

Aug 23rd 2010, 1:31 PM 302 Views 0 Comments

Second transfer of loans to NAMA puts pressure on cost of Ireland’s borrowings.

Kingspan profits up for first time in three years
# Construction
# Construction

Kingspan profits up for first time in three years

Aug 23rd 2010, 9:45 AM 350 Views 0 Comments

Company says business overseas brought in the dough.

# business - Friday 20 August, 2010

Flash video on Android is terrible
# Adobe Flash
# Adobe Flash

Flash video on Android is terrible

Aug 20th 2010, 2:30 PM 280 Views 0 Comments

Adobe’s Flash player doesn’t perform on Android

Places is Facebook’s biggest bet to date
# Facebook
# Facebook

Places is Facebook’s biggest bet to date

Aug 20th 2010, 1:41 PM 154 Views 0 Comments

Facebook’s new application.

Check Out Kim Jong-il's Favorite Luxury Brands
# North Korea
# North Korea

Check Out Kim Jong-il's Favorite Luxury Brands

Aug 20th 2010, 12:38 PM 224 Views 0 Comments

Only the best for Kim.

New wind farm to create 300 jobs in Clare
# Jobs
# Jobs

New wind farm to create 300 jobs in Clare

Aug 20th 2010, 11:47 AM 540 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s largest cooperative wind farm project gets go-ahead.

Greece to receive a further €9bn from EU
# Greece
# Greece

Greece to receive a further €9bn from EU

Aug 20th 2010, 11:45 AM 302 Views 0 Comments

As Greece sinks further into recession, the EU pledges a second tranche of loans.

# business - Thursday 19 August, 2010

Intel to buy security firm McAfee in €6bn cash deal
# Intel
# Intel

Intel to buy security firm McAfee in €6bn cash deal

Aug 19th 2010, 3:58 PM 259 Views 0 Comments

Chip manufacturer buys anti-virus giant in a huge cash-only agreement.

More criticisms of Google net neutrality plans
# Net Neutrality
# Net Neutrality

More criticisms of Google net neutrality plans

Aug 19th 2010, 11:32 AM 231 Views 0 Comments

American host Jon Stewart attacks Google’s “flip flop” on internet access, and protesters present the company with 300,000 signed petitions.

# business - Wednesday 18 August, 2010

Google allows Germans to opt out of Street View
# Germany
# Germany

Google allows Germans to opt out of Street View

Aug 18th 2010, 5:03 PM 287 Views 0 Comments

The search giant lets Germans pixelate their houses beyond recognition. Are faces next?

50 Cent - worth a lot more than you think
# Rich List
# Rich List

50 Cent - worth a lot more than you think

Aug 18th 2010, 3:16 PM 430 Views 0 Comments

Jay Z tops list of World’s Richest Rappers.

American Apparel in trouble?
# Liquidity
# Liquidity

American Apparel in trouble?

Aug 18th 2010, 2:12 PM 207 Views 0 Comments

Serious liquidity worries and a US federal subpoena for the clothing chain.

No more cuts for RTÉ top presenters
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

No more cuts for RTÉ top presenters

Aug 18th 2010, 9:54 AM 360 Views 0 Comments

The station says they’ve suffered enough

# business - Tuesday 17 August, 2010

Member states ask EU to change its accounting rules
# EU Budget
# EU Budget

Member states ask EU to change its accounting rules

Aug 17th 2010, 5:18 PM 250 Views 0 Comments

Countries say changes to accounting protocols could help cut their budget deficits.

Dreamed of holidaying with George Hook?
# George Hook
# George Hook

Dreamed of holidaying with George Hook?

Aug 17th 2010, 4:05 PM 161 Views 0 Comments

We didn’t think so, but someone must want to.

Google solution to online privacy issues
# Google
# Google

Google solution to online privacy issues

Aug 17th 2010, 3:17 PM 182 Views 0 Comments

Just change your name.

UK airport strike called off
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

UK airport strike called off

Aug 17th 2010, 10:13 AM 97 Views 0 Comments

Good news for Irish holidaymakers.

RTE: is it worth the €200m we pay?
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTE: is it worth the €200m we pay?

Aug 17th 2010, 9:28 AM 353 Views 0 Comments

On the other hand we have the RTÉ player, pod casts and several orchestras.

# business - Monday 16 August, 2010

Facebook users being scammed by rogue app
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook users being scammed by rogue app

Aug 16th 2010, 4:23 PM 207 Views 0 Comments

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