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# companies - Sunday 12 December, 2010

DPP set to receive major file on Anglo chiefs
# Anglo
# Anglo

DPP set to receive major file on Anglo chiefs

Dec 12th 2010, 3:33 PM 362 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are finalising the first major file to be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions on the management of Anglo.

PwC 'Hot Mail' accountants to learn fate next month
# Hot Mail
# Hot Mail

PwC 'Hot Mail' accountants to learn fate next month

Dec 12th 2010, 2:00 PM 1,910 Views 0 Comments

The three PricewaterhouseCoopers staff suspended over their sexist emails will find out next month if they will keep their jobs.

# companies - Friday 10 December, 2010

Pfizer used 'dirty tricks' to avoid Nigerian payout: WikiLeaks cables
# Pfizer
# Pfizer

Pfizer used 'dirty tricks' to avoid Nigerian payout: WikiLeaks cables

Dec 10th 2010, 4:36 PM 598 Views 0 Comments

The cables reveal that the pharmaceutical giant hired private investigators to unearth evidence of corruption on a Nigerian official in order to halt a case about an alleged unauthorized drug trial.

# companies - Thursday 9 December, 2010

Give it away now: Facebook founder joins billionaires' pledge to donate their fortunes
# Facebook
# Facebook

Give it away now: Facebook founder joins billionaires' pledge to donate their fortunes

Dec 9th 2010, 2:00 PM 474 Views 0 Comments

Mark Zuckerberg answers the call of the ‘Giving Pledge’ organised by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, a man who might have some tips for our public finances…

# companies - Tuesday 7 December, 2010

Facebook to hire 100 new staff for Dublin HQ
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Facebook to hire 100 new staff for Dublin HQ

Dec 7th 2010, 2:03 PM 1,291 Views 0 Comments

The world’s biggest social network will increase its current Dublin workforce by 50% in the coming year.

# companies - Wednesday 1 December, 2010

US firm to create 100 jobs in Galway
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

US firm to create 100 jobs in Galway

Dec 1st 2010, 4:38 PM 306 Views 0 Comments

Telecommunications company Genband will start opening positions before Christmas.

CRH announces successful $750m bond issue
# CRH
# CRH

CRH announces successful $750m bond issue

Dec 1st 2010, 1:17 PM 196 Views 0 Comments

Europe ready to declare Irish 'travel tax' illegal - Ryanair
# Travel Tax
# Travel Tax

Europe ready to declare Irish 'travel tax' illegal - Ryanair

Dec 1st 2010, 12:19 PM 887 Views 0 Comments

The low-fares airline says it has received government documents showing that the European Commission found the €10 illegal.

# companies - Monday 29 November, 2010

State may sell assets to minimise bailout loans - minister
# Conor Lenihan
# Conor Lenihan

State may sell assets to minimise bailout loans - minister

Nov 29th 2010, 11:27 AM 483 Views 0 Comments

Conor Lenihan says the state might sell off assets like the ESB or Aer Lingus – but not just yet, given the poor prices.

# companies - Friday 26 November, 2010

Eircom revenues drop by 5.6% in third quarter
# Telecoms
# Telecoms

Eircom revenues drop by 5.6% in third quarter

Nov 26th 2010, 4:55 PM 147 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s biggest phone operator sees adjusted earnings stay flat, and may have to breach agreements in the next year.

# companies - Wednesday 24 November, 2010

And now, presenting Ireland's largest financial stock: Paddy Power
# Worth A Punt?
# Worth A Punt?

And now, presenting Ireland's largest financial stock: Paddy Power

Nov 24th 2010, 12:53 PM 862 Views 0 Comments

The stock market value of the bookie is now larger than that of any of the main Irish banks.

# companies - Saturday 20 November, 2010

TEEU to debate civil disobedience motion today
# Civil Disobedience
# Civil Disobedience

TEEU to debate civil disobedience motion today

Nov 20th 2010, 11:44 AM 358 Views 0 Comments

One of Ireland’s largest trade unions, which is calling for a general election, will vote on a motion of civil unrest today.

# companies - Friday 19 November, 2010

Anglo nears completion of €500m bond buyback
# Anglo
# Anglo

Anglo nears completion of €500m bond buyback

Nov 19th 2010, 2:47 PM 361 Views 0 Comments

The nationalised lender has held a meeting with some of its bondholders hoping to buy out its bonds – with a huge haircut.

# companies - Tuesday 16 November, 2010

Apple's big iTunes' announcement: the Beatles now online
# Letting It Be
# Letting It Be

Apple's big iTunes' announcement: the Beatles now online

Nov 16th 2010, 4:24 PM 882 Views 0 Comments

The Fab Four ends decades of abstaining from having its catalogue available for download. …Is that it?

# companies - Saturday 13 November, 2010

Facebook to launch own email system next week
# Net Wars
# Net Wars

Facebook to launch own email system next week

Nov 13th 2010, 11:42 AM 468 Views 0 Comments

The system, known unofficially as the “Gmail killer, could pose a real threat to Google’s Gmail.

# companies - Friday 12 November, 2010

Bank of Ireland profit could fall up to 40%
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

Bank of Ireland profit could fall up to 40%

Nov 12th 2010, 4:05 PM 314 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s biggest lender says its profit – before crippling impairment charges – will be far lower than that of last year.

Facebook will launch integrated email service on Monday
# Facebook Mail
# Facebook Mail

Facebook will launch integrated email service on Monday

Nov 12th 2010, 3:23 PM 389 Views 0 Comments

The next step in Facebook’s war for global domination: an integrated email product for every user.

# companies - Wednesday 10 November, 2010

Google’s 1,700 Dublin employees get 10% raise and cash bonuses
# Season Of Goodwill
# Season Of Goodwill

Google’s 1,700 Dublin employees get 10% raise and cash bonuses

Nov 10th 2010, 2:38 PM 4,102 Views 0 Comments

Google CEO Eric Schmidt tells all 23,000 global employees they’re getting a raise – and $1,000 in holiday bonuses.

# companies - Monday 8 November, 2010

Credit unions may need major restructuring
# Credit Unions
# Credit Unions

Credit unions may need major restructuring

Nov 8th 2010, 4:17 PM 389 Views 0 Comments

The registrar of Credit Unions says some will not survive the downturn.

One restaurant closing every day: RAI
# Off The Menu
# Off The Menu

One restaurant closing every day: RAI

Nov 8th 2010, 10:25 AM 395 Views 0 Comments

The group says that 80 per cent of restaurants are running at a loss with a potential coat of €700m to the economy.

# companies - Friday 5 November, 2010

Anglo will have court date over Tom Browne €50m loans before Christmas
# Anglo
# Anglo

Anglo will have court date over Tom Browne €50m loans before Christmas

Nov 5th 2010, 4:17 PM 752 Views 0 Comments

Ulster Bank loses €201m between July and September
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank loses €201m between July and September

Nov 5th 2010, 11:43 AM 284 Views 0 Comments

The Irish operations of the Royal Bank of Scotland report significant losses for the third quarter.

# companies - Thursday 4 November, 2010

Pierse Construction seeks liquidator
# Construction
# Construction

Pierse Construction seeks liquidator

Nov 4th 2010, 2:33 PM 1,123 Views 0 Comments

The leading construction firm has asked the Commercial Court to appoint a liquidator.

# companies - Wednesday 3 November, 2010

Ernst & Young announce return to hiring mode

Ernst & Young announce return to hiring mode

Nov 3rd 2010, 12:05 PM 590 Views 0 Comments

One of the world’s ‘Big Four’ accountancy firms says it will resume recruitment with 300 jobs in the next 18 months.

# companies - Tuesday 2 November, 2010

AIB pauses sale of UK units after poor bids
# AIB
# AIB

AIB pauses sale of UK units after poor bids

Nov 2nd 2010, 12:18 PM 323 Views 0 Comments

Attempts to sell off the UK business bank and its NI operations fall flat.

Betfair creates 100 jobs in Dublin
# Betfair
# Betfair

Betfair creates 100 jobs in Dublin

Nov 2nd 2010, 11:26 AM 134 Views 0 Comments

# companies - Monday 1 November, 2010

New Tesco jobs for Naas
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

New Tesco jobs for Naas

Nov 1st 2010, 12:04 PM 168 Views 0 Comments

Ryanair's profit takes off despite ash cloud
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair's profit takes off despite ash cloud

Nov 1st 2010, 10:00 AM 291 Views 0 Comments

Forget Eyjafjallajokull: despite having to cancel hundreds of flights, Ryanair’s profits increased by 17%.

# companies - Friday 29 October, 2010

UK authority probes Ryanair's Aer Lingus stake
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

UK authority probes Ryanair's Aer Lingus stake

Oct 29th 2010, 3:39 PM 196 Views 0 Comments

British Office of Fair Trading investigates if Ryanair’s shareholding allows it to influence Aer Lingus and distort competition.

Microsoft profits from record first-quarter sales
# Microsoft
# Microsoft

Microsoft profits from record first-quarter sales

Oct 29th 2010, 10:50 AM 98 Views 0 Comments

Microsoft has announced a 51% rise in first-quarter profit.

# companies - Thursday 28 October, 2010

The surprising truth about what motivates us (video)
# Motivation
From The Daily Edge
# Motivation

The surprising truth about what motivates us (video)

Oct 28th 2010, 7:26 PM 330 Views 0 Comments

Mainstream business wisdom teaches us that money is the ultimate motivator. So why do people write blogs for free, volunteer and give their time to charities?

New jobs announced at Airtricity
# Jobs
# Jobs

New jobs announced at Airtricity

Oct 28th 2010, 2:02 PM 92 Views 0 Comments

Nissan recalling 2.1m cars worldwide
# Nissan
# Nissan

Nissan recalling 2.1m cars worldwide

Oct 28th 2010, 11:23 AM 106 Views 1 Comment

Car ignition problem behind car company’s recall.

BA chief to see wages take off after Iberia merger
# Willie Walsh
# Willie Walsh

BA chief to see wages take off after Iberia merger

Oct 28th 2010, 10:30 AM 260 Views 0 Comments

Former Aer Lingus head Willie Walsh will get a 12% pay rise once the tie-up is completed.

# companies - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

Ryanair will cut flights from Frankfurt base
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair will cut flights from Frankfurt base

Oct 27th 2010, 5:27 PM 207 Views 0 Comments

The airline has blamed the Germany government’s plans to introduce a €8 tourist tax for the service cut.

Bord Gáis Energy refuses to bow to name-change demands
# Electricity
# Electricity

Bord Gáis Energy refuses to bow to name-change demands

Oct 27th 2010, 3:58 PM 348 Views 0 Comments

The gas and electricity company dismisses demands from the Commission for Energy Regulation to rebrand.

You can have an iPhone 4 in any colour you want, as long as it's black
# Apple
# Apple

You can have an iPhone 4 in any colour you want, as long as it's black

Oct 27th 2010, 2:51 PM 263 Views 0 Comments

…because the white one is delayed again.

GSK agrees €542m settlement over 'defective' drugs
# GlaxoSmithKline
# GlaxoSmithKline

GSK agrees €542m settlement over 'defective' drugs

Oct 27th 2010, 9:37 AM 176 Views 0 Comments

Action over mislabelled diabetes and antidepressant drugs results in a massive settlement in the US.

# companies - Tuesday 26 October, 2010

Small firm workers take fewer sick days - survey
# Absenteeism
# Absenteeism

Small firm workers take fewer sick days - survey

Oct 26th 2010, 10:07 AM 249 Views 0 Comments

Surprise! People take fewer sick days when there are fewer other employees to cover their work.

# companies - Saturday 23 October, 2010

Irish Times loses €27.9m after ad revenue crumbles
# The Irish Times
# The Irish Times

Irish Times loses €27.9m after ad revenue crumbles

Oct 23rd 2010, 2:20 PM 921 Views 0 Comments

Irish Times Ltd saw a loss of €27.9m in 2009, as turnover fell – but the loss is still less than that of 2008.