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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Expansion

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# status quo
Leinster's O'Connor believes Pro12 expansion is not a good idea
The Australian believes the Italian clubs’ involvement is good for the international game.
# Growth
Could two London-based clubs join the Pro12 in the near future?
The league’s organisers say no discussion have taken place yet.
# cover your ears
Dublin's Viking Splash Tours are heading for Europe...
# Expansion
The app that wants to help reduce your phone bill has arrived on iPhone
The Irish-made KillBiller was originally available on Android, but its iPhone app has been officially released.
# lynked in
Having taken off like a train here, the Irish Hailo has its sights set on the UK
Lynk taxis are looking to hit the British market with a €25 million expansion.
# Read all about it
Now you have another place to read
Irish publications have now been added to Google Play Newsstand alongside international content.
# platform
The reason why Facebook wanted people to get Messenger is now clearer
It’s now a platform, and Facebook has big plans for it.
# breaking ground
Kitman Labs breaking into US sports market after excelling in Irish rugby
We spoke to Stephen Smith, one of the company’s co-founders, about their growth in the States.
# stay classy planet
Minted Netflix is aiming for global domination
The online streaming service is planning to speed up its expansion as total subscribers passed 57 million in 2014
# Expansion
Why the next step for Hailo involves people without smartphones
The taxi service is setting their sights on both the corporate and hospitality industries, the latter only requiring guests to receive notifications via SMS.
# Expansion
Japan win race to host new Super Rugby franchise
The JRFU has beaten off competition from Singapore to become the preferred candidate for the 18th team.
# Thanks Penneys
Primark strikes deal with Sears to open its first US stores
Seven, in fact. Thanks Penneys… or, eh, Sears…
# Expansion
Facebook ads are going to follow people around the web with Atlas launch
The launch of Atlas, its new ad platform, will allow advertisers to target demographics on desktop, mobile and other sites, but the company says that users’ identities will remain anonymous.
# action shots
HTC plans to compete against GoPro with its own action camera
The RECamera, which is expected to be announced early next month, will work underwater and be able to capture slow-motion video clips.
# cv at the ready
Deloitte is hiring 100 new staff
The financial firm also has opportunities for graduates and undergraduates.
# home ground
Leinster announce plans to expand RDS to 25,000 capacity
A budget of €20 million has been set for the redevelopment of the Dublin stadium.
# Water Supply
Expansion of Leixlip Water Treatment Plant means more water for Dublin
The reservoir supplies water for over 130,000 customers in the Greater Dublin area.
# Expansion
Now Facebook is letting anyone download its Snapchat-inspired app
Slingshot, which requires people to send images and videos first before they can view a message, has been released worldwide on iOS and Android.
# Operating System
Samsung takes first steps away from Android by announcing first Tizen smartphone
Tizen is Samsung’s homegrown operating system which will make its debut on the Samsung Z in Russia later this year.
# currency converter
Stripe goes global by letting users get paid in any currency
The company, founded by Limerick brothers John and Patrick Collison, will allow businesses to accept payments from more than 130 different currencies.
# Expansion
Digicel plans €500m investment as Denis O'Brien targets 'massive push' in 2014
In an interview with the Financial Times, O’Brien said that an expected $650m dividend from the company to him “hasn’t been paid yet”.
# Airline
Aer Lingus Regional creates 20 new jobs with Shannon expansion
The airline said that the expansion was directly related to the abolition of the travel tax.
# winter schedule
Aer Lingus Regional adds 50 extra UK flights including new route to Newcastle
The airline also announced the addition of 10,000 seats to London Southend due to increased popularity with the route.
# Expansion
NFL to play three games in London in 2014
Jaguars, Falcons and Raiders to all host a game next season.
# Jobswatch
Over 180 jobs announced across the country
The jobs were announced in three food companies and a gaming systems support firm.
# Jobs
Kildare Village outlet expansion to create 380 retail jobs
The development will also create 120 construction jobs.
# Expansion
200 new jobs under Aer Lingus long haul expansion
Christoph Mueller, Chief Executive, Aer Lingus, said that the airline’s transatlantic business “goes from strength to strength”.
# Lidl
Irish businessman may lead Lidl expansion into US
The MD of Lidl Ireland has been tasked with conducting an analysis of the market to see if entering it would be feasible.
# On Yer Bike
With over 5 million journeys made so far, Dublinbikes scheme set for expansion
Twenty-nine new jobs will be created by the expansion.
# WeddingsOnline
.ie to .in: Irish weddings website launches in India launched its new Indian sister site in Mumbai yesterday as it aims to break into a major market.
Law firm in Ireland sets up 'German Group'
A&L Goodbody says that “significant” German business interaction with Ireland led them to set up dedicated German-speaking department.
# Expansion
Goodell: 'NFL considering increasing the number of playoff teams'
New structure could allow 16 of 32 teams reach the postseason.
# 24 teams
SPL clubs vote unanimously to move to 2-tier system
Representatives for each of the clubs and the league’s chief executive, Neil Doncaster, met at Hampden Park on Monday afternoon.
# Jobswatch
Contracting PLUS announces expansion, 17 new Irish jobs
The accounting firm will create 30 new jobs in total, 17 of which will be in their Irish offices in Dublin and Cork, following a buyout of foreign investors.
# Jobswatch
Two companies announce new jobs in Dublin and Dun Laoghaire
Sixt rent a car and arvato Finance have both created new jobs, it was announced today.
# fake of the day
Corporate Takeover of the Day
Starbucks give away free branded sleeves to ‘upgrade’ your non-Starbucks coffee. Ah now.
# ikeatown
Ikea to build a new district in German city
The mini-city will have shops, flats and office space for thousands of people.
# i do
Irish start-up buys UK wedding business, which provides information to people planning weddings, bought the UK-based wedding business.
# Jobs
Jobs announced in Cork as jobseekers roadshow begins
The National Jobseekers Roadshow kicked off today in Dublin and Cork – and Cpl has some recruitment tips for those interested. Meanwhile, M/A-COM Technology Solutions has announced 30 new jobs in Cork.
# josbwatch
Apple to create 500 jobs at Cork operation
The jobs will be added in the next year and a half.