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# internet - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Why Stripe's billionaire Irish founder has a clock counting down how long he has to live
# Internet
# Internet

Why Stripe's billionaire Irish founder has a clock counting down how long he has to live

Aug 5th 2017, 4:00 PM 44,988 Views 24 Comments

Limerick native Patrick Collison set up the US company with his brother John.

US fantasy sports giant DraftKings is planning to launch in Ireland this year
# Flutter
From The42
# Flutter

US fantasy sports giant DraftKings is planning to launch in Ireland this year

Aug 5th 2017, 3:53 PM 4,584 Views 1 Comment

The Boston-headquartered firm has already met with government officials.

US fantasy sports giant DraftKings is planning to launch in Ireland this year
# Sports
From Business ETC
# Sports

US fantasy sports giant DraftKings is planning to launch in Ireland this year

Aug 5th 2017, 6:00 AM 1,139 Views 0 Comments

The Boston-headquartered firm has already met with government officials.

# internet - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Why Stripe's billionaire Irish founder has a clock counting down how long he has to live
# Patrick Collison
# Patrick Collison

Why Stripe's billionaire Irish founder has a clock counting down how long he has to live

Aug 3rd 2017, 3:02 PM 1,949 Views 0 Comments

Limerick native Patrick Collison set up the US company with his brother John.

# internet - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Why Stripe's billionaire Irish founder has a clock counting down how long he has to live
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

Why Stripe's billionaire Irish founder has a clock counting down how long he has to live

Aug 2nd 2017, 12:50 PM 13,952 Views 0 Comments

Limerick native Patrick Collison set up the US company with his brother John.

# internet - Thursday 27 July, 2017

'I wondered for years if I was right to leave Sydney to start a company in Cork'
# Nova Broadband
# Nova Broadband

'I wondered for years if I was right to leave Sydney to start a company in Cork'

Jul 27th 2017, 3:02 PM 1,305 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Nova Broadband.

Limerick's Enet is worth up to €200m after a US millionaire and state-backed fund team up
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

Limerick's Enet is worth up to €200m after a US millionaire and state-backed fund team up

Jul 27th 2017, 11:41 AM 707 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Infrastructure Fund is buying a majority stake in the wholesale broadband business.

# internet - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

'I wondered for years if I was right to leave Sydney to start a company in Cork'
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

'I wondered for years if I was right to leave Sydney to start a company in Cork'

Jul 26th 2017, 6:01 PM 1,311 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Nova Broadband.

# internet - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Chief Justice says courts may need to restrict social media use during trials
# Courts
# Courts

Chief Justice says courts may need to restrict social media use during trials

Jul 25th 2017, 12:01 PM 10,248 Views 48 Comments

Susan Denham said there are issues to address in order to protect the right to a fair trial in this era of social media.

# internet - Sunday 23 July, 2017

'After 10 years I wasn't enjoying the job at all. I was CEO, but I'm a nuts-and-bolts guy'
# Insights
# Insights

'After 10 years I wasn't enjoying the job at all. I was CEO, but I'm a nuts-and-bolts guy'

Jul 23rd 2017, 6:00 PM 13,039 Views 9 Comments

During his many years in startups, Jonathan Maliepaard has seen the same mistakes repeated.

# internet - Friday 21 July, 2017

'Just a taste of what is to come': Worldwide operation shuts down two huge 'dark web' markets
# Alpha Bay
# Alpha Bay

'Just a taste of what is to come': Worldwide operation shuts down two huge 'dark web' markets

Jul 21st 2017, 7:16 AM 18,154 Views 24 Comments

Underground websites AlphaBay and Hansa Market had tens of thousands of sellers.

# internet - Thursday 20 July, 2017

'After 10 years I wasn't enjoying the job at all. I was CEO, but I'm a nuts-and-bolts guy'
# Insights
# Insights

'After 10 years I wasn't enjoying the job at all. I was CEO, but I'm a nuts-and-bolts guy'

Jul 20th 2017, 2:36 PM 300 Views 0 Comments

During his many years in startups, Jonathan Maliepaard has seen the same mistakes repeated.

The gatekeeper of Ireland's '.ie' domain lost over €100,000 last year
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

The gatekeeper of Ireland's '.ie' domain lost over €100,000 last year

Jul 20th 2017, 1:00 AM 860 Views 0 Comments

However, the IE Domain Registry is confident that it’s in a “solid” financial position.

# internet - Friday 14 July, 2017

'After 10 years I wasn't enjoying the job at all. I was CEO, but I'm a nuts-and-bolts guy'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'After 10 years I wasn't enjoying the job at all. I was CEO, but I'm a nuts-and-bolts guy'

Jul 14th 2017, 3:04 PM 257 Views 0 Comments

During his many years in startups, Jonathan Maliepaard has seen the same mistakes repeated.

# internet - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Two Italian tech developers with a sweet tooth have launched Ireland's 'Just Eat for cakes'
# Bakenet
# Bakenet

Two Italian tech developers with a sweet tooth have launched Ireland's 'Just Eat for cakes'

Jul 13th 2017, 3:40 PM 526 Views 0 Comments

Online marketplace Bakenet started taking orders last month.

# internet - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Insurance broker 123.ie shed 60 staff last year on the way to a €9m profit
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

Insurance broker 123.ie shed 60 staff last year on the way to a €9m profit

Jul 11th 2017, 12:21 PM 896 Views 0 Comments

The firm is planning to pay out a major dividend to its parent company, RSA.

# internet - Sunday 9 July, 2017

After a few glitches, Facebook is confident its drones will provide internet to 4 billion people
# Aquila
# Aquila

After a few glitches, Facebook is confident its drones will provide internet to 4 billion people

Jul 9th 2017, 8:30 PM 24,284 Views 52 Comments

Around 4 billion people across the world don’t have internet access.

Two Italian tech developers with a sweet tooth have launched Ireland's 'Just Eat for cakes'
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

Two Italian tech developers with a sweet tooth have launched Ireland's 'Just Eat for cakes'

Jul 9th 2017, 6:01 PM 2,580 Views 0 Comments

Online marketplace Bakenet started taking orders last month.

# internet - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'It's going nowhere' – Naughten says the National Broadband Plan faces further delays
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

'It's going nowhere' – Naughten says the National Broadband Plan faces further delays

Jul 4th 2017, 1:20 PM 431 Views 0 Comments

The project has been marred by setbacks since it was first launched in 2012.

# internet - Friday 30 June, 2017

‘I had no income for two years – I couldn't do that to myself or my family again’
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

‘I had no income for two years – I couldn't do that to myself or my family again’

Jun 30th 2017, 2:18 PM 186 Views 0 Comments

This scientific researcher learned some tough lessons while trying to launch his fantasy sports company.

# internet - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

The EU competition watchdog has slapped Google with a record fine
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

The EU competition watchdog has slapped Google with a record fine

Jun 27th 2017, 11:27 AM 156 Views 0 Comments

The internet giant has been ordered to cough up €2.4bn.

Forget the Brexit blues, opening a base in London was an 'easy decision' for Intercom
# Software
From Business ETC
# Software

Forget the Brexit blues, opening a base in London was an 'easy decision' for Intercom

Jun 27th 2017, 11:04 AM 214 Views 0 Comments

The San Francisco-based firm expects its new office to be open this autumn.

# internet - Monday 26 June, 2017

'We own the future of travel – nobody is going to get remotely bloody close to us'
# Transport
From Business ETC
# Transport

'We own the future of travel – nobody is going to get remotely bloody close to us'

Jun 26th 2017, 7:08 PM 2,422 Views 1 Comment

Michael O’Leary claims Ryanair will ‘eliminate’ Booking.com in the next 10 years.

# internet - Friday 23 June, 2017

These are the firms flying and falling on the list of Ireland's biggest companies
# Building And Property
From Business ETC
# Building And Property

These are the firms flying and falling on the list of Ireland's biggest companies

Jun 23rd 2017, 10:40 AM 2,705 Views 0 Comments

Building group CRH led the pack, while Ryanair jumped up the ranks.

# internet - Thursday 22 June, 2017

The curious case of Paddy Cosgrave's missing chickens and the fight against corruption
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

The curious case of Paddy Cosgrave's missing chickens and the fight against corruption

Jun 22nd 2017, 3:08 PM 1,286 Views 0 Comments

The Web Summit boss had a lot to get off his chest at a press conference today.

# internet - Friday 16 June, 2017

'We're still feeling the effects of customers going bust, just walking away and stinging us'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'We're still feeling the effects of customers going bust, just walking away and stinging us'

Jun 16th 2017, 5:30 PM 701 Views 0 Comments

After decades in business, this horticulturist shares what he has learned from surviving the tough times.

# internet - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Going on holiday? Roaming charges are abolished from today
# Roam Like Home
# Roam Like Home

Going on holiday? Roaming charges are abolished from today

Jun 15th 2017, 6:01 AM 19,709 Views 26 Comments

“Eliminating roaming charges is one of the greatest and most tangible successes of the EU,” EU leaders said.

# internet - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Shoppers' in-store spending keeps sliding as bargain-hunters head online
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

Shoppers' in-store spending keeps sliding as bargain-hunters head online

Jun 13th 2017, 12:30 PM 327 Views 0 Comments

Many consumers aren’t feeling any benefit from a stronger economy.

# internet - Monday 12 June, 2017

Ticketmaster may start scoping out people's social media before allowing them to buy tickets
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

Ticketmaster may start scoping out people's social media before allowing them to buy tickets

Jun 12th 2017, 12:19 PM 279 Views 0 Comments

The firm currently sells tickets for around 8,000 events in Ireland every year.

# internet - Friday 2 June, 2017

'It's time to move on': The chairman of Eir is set to step down
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

'It's time to move on': The chairman of Eir is set to step down

Jun 2nd 2017, 1:22 PM 528 Views 0 Comments

Padraig McManus said that he intends to resign from his role later this year.

# internet - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Three telcos are in hot water over 'inappropriate' marketing slipped into contract docs
# ComReg
# ComReg

Three telcos are in hot water over 'inappropriate' marketing slipped into contract docs

Jun 1st 2017, 2:51 PM 533 Views 0 Comments

Vodafone, Eir and Sky all face possible fines from the communications watchdog.

# internet - Friday 26 May, 2017

Three telcos are in hot water over 'inappropriate' marketing slipped into contract docs
# Policy
From Business ETC
# Policy

Three telcos are in hot water over 'inappropriate' marketing slipped into contract docs

May 26th 2017, 4:58 PM 1,428 Views 0 Comments

Vodafone, Eir and Sky all face possible fines from the communications watchdog.

# internet - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'The company was surviving, but after 10 years I'd already let go emotionally'
# Kooomo
# Kooomo

'The company was surviving, but after 10 years I'd already let go emotionally'

May 25th 2017, 4:21 PM 471 Views 0 Comments

This founder spent a decade building his business and nearly sold it twice before closing the doors.

# internet - Friday 19 May, 2017

'The company was surviving, but after 10 years I'd already let go emotionally'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'The company was surviving, but after 10 years I'd already let go emotionally'

May 19th 2017, 6:02 PM 267 Views 0 Comments

This founder spent a decade building his business and nearly sold it twice before closing the doors.

# internet - Thursday 18 May, 2017

This Irish teeth-straightening startup is opening in Dublin. Next stop, Australia and Canada
# Your Smile Direct
# Your Smile Direct

This Irish teeth-straightening startup is opening in Dublin. Next stop, Australia and Canada

May 18th 2017, 5:02 PM 3,068 Views 0 Comments

As part of our new weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile Your Smile Direct.

# internet - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Stripe's Patrick Collison: 'We want to be an independent company for a long time'
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

Stripe's Patrick Collison: 'We want to be an independent company for a long time'

May 16th 2017, 3:00 PM 376 Views 0 Comments

The Limerick man said the payments provider wants to help young companies scale faster.

# internet - Monday 15 May, 2017

Poll: Would you pay a 'ransomware' demand?
# Data And Security
From Business ETC
# Data And Security

Poll: Would you pay a 'ransomware' demand?

May 15th 2017, 6:46 PM 227 Views 0 Comments

Victims in the WannaCry attack were told to hand over up to $600 to regain access to computer files.

# internet - Sunday 14 May, 2017

This Irish teeth-straightening startup is opening in Dublin. Next stop, Australia and Canada
# Health
From Business ETC
# Health

This Irish teeth-straightening startup is opening in Dublin. Next stop, Australia and Canada

May 14th 2017, 12:00 PM 5,466 Views 0 Comments

As part of our new weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile Your Smile Direct.

# internet - Thursday 4 May, 2017

NDRC has launched its first regional accelerator programme
# Galway
# Galway

NDRC has launched its first regional accelerator programme

May 4th 2017, 4:58 PM 215 Views 0 Comments

It will cater for up to 10 young firms based in the Galway area.

'I found myself in New Zealand thinking, what am I going to do with my life?'
# Studyclix
# Studyclix

'I found myself in New Zealand thinking, what am I going to do with my life?'

May 4th 2017, 4:46 PM 493 Views 0 Comments

After stints in construction and door-to-door sales, this teacher set up an online study-notes service.