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# internet - Friday 17 February, 2017

The co-founder of Ryanair has joined the board of Dublin startup FoodCloud
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

The co-founder of Ryanair has joined the board of Dublin startup FoodCloud

Feb 17th 2017, 12:49 PM 2,784 Views 0 Comments

The non-profit organisation helps businesses redistribute surplus food to charities.

# internet - Thursday 16 February, 2017

This is the county with the worst broadband access in Ireland
# Offline
# Offline

This is the county with the worst broadband access in Ireland

Feb 16th 2017, 9:30 AM 37,897 Views 55 Comments

Just over a third of the premises in Roscommon have access to high-speed broadband.

This is the county with the worst broadband access in Ireland
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

This is the county with the worst broadband access in Ireland

Feb 16th 2017, 1:00 AM 1,322 Views 0 Comments

Just over a third of the premises in Roscommon have access to high-speed internet.

# internet - Monday 13 February, 2017

The US company behind 'half the world's busiest websites' is bringing its European HQ to Cork
# Software
From Business ETC
# Software

The US company behind 'half the world's busiest websites' is bringing its European HQ to Cork

Feb 13th 2017, 8:27 AM 511 Views 0 Comments

Nginx plans to recruit more than 100 staff in the southern city.

# internet - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Bank of Ireland says 'vulnerable and elderly customers' won't be affected by latest changes
# Phone Banking
# Phone Banking

Bank of Ireland says 'vulnerable and elderly customers' won't be affected by latest changes

Feb 11th 2017, 3:00 PM 23,634 Views 33 Comments

Customers will be told to use online banking or a self-service option when accessing certain services.

# internet - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

'I got kicked out of my office, couldn't afford my rent and moved home – but I knew I'd start again'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'I got kicked out of my office, couldn't afford my rent and moved home – but I knew I'd start again'

Feb 7th 2017, 6:02 PM 128 Views 0 Comments

After his IT security business folded, this entrepreneur made the unlikely jump into making pocket squares.

A landmark Dublin court case could decide the future of online privacy in Europe
# Data And Security
From Business ETC
# Data And Security

A landmark Dublin court case could decide the future of online privacy in Europe

Feb 7th 2017, 12:44 PM 225 Views 0 Comments

Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems says Ireland should stop Facebook’s data transfers to the US.

# internet - Friday 3 February, 2017

Irish mobile marketing firm Zamano to wind down 'existing business lines'
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

Irish mobile marketing firm Zamano to wind down 'existing business lines'

Feb 3rd 2017, 11:52 AM 556 Views 0 Comments

The public company said new payments rules were having a ‘significant impact’ on business.

# internet - Sunday 22 January, 2017

A massive undersea cable will be built between Dublin and Paris
# Cable Guys
# Cable Guys

A massive undersea cable will be built between Dublin and Paris

Jan 22nd 2017, 8:45 AM 36,298 Views 43 Comments

The system is scheduled to be ready for service in late 2018.

# internet - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

The Irish state has helped an artificial intelligence company raise a huge $50m
# Software
From Business ETC
# Software

The Irish state has helped an artificial intelligence company raise a huge $50m

Jan 18th 2017, 11:17 AM 396 Views 0 Comments

InsideSales.com plans to open an office in Ireland and create more than 120 jobs here.

# internet - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Sisters behind Irish fashion startup Opsh step down after falling victim to the 'investment chasm'
# Opsh
# Opsh

Sisters behind Irish fashion startup Opsh step down after falling victim to the 'investment chasm'

Jan 15th 2017, 9:45 AM 59,710 Views 33 Comments

The company has received nearly €1 million in funding.

# internet - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Sisters behind fashion startup Opsh step away after falling victim to the 'investment chasm'
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

Sisters behind fashion startup Opsh step away after falling victim to the 'investment chasm'

Jan 10th 2017, 6:25 PM 2,505 Views 0 Comments

The company has received nearly €1 million in funding.

The name Yahoo could soon be no more
# Change On The Verizon
# Change On The Verizon

The name Yahoo could soon be no more

Jan 10th 2017, 12:36 PM 15,495 Views 15 Comments

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, co-founder David Filo and four other directors currently on the company’s 11-member board will resign.

Spending in brick-and-mortar stores has fallen for the third month in a row
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

Spending in brick-and-mortar stores has fallen for the third month in a row

Jan 10th 2017, 1:01 AM 276 Views 0 Comments

Irish consumers flock away from the high street to spend online instead.

# internet - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Trump: 'No computer is safe - if you have something important, write it out'
# President-elect
# President-elect

Trump: 'No computer is safe - if you have something important, write it out'

Jan 1st 2017, 1:37 PM 20,528 Views 87 Comments

Trump rarely uses email or computers despite his frequent tweeting.

# internet - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

A new Sligo digital hub is looking to keep emigrants back for Christmas at home
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

A new Sligo digital hub is looking to keep emigrants back for Christmas at home

Dec 28th 2016, 3:52 PM 1,031 Views 0 Comments

The facility, which will have super-fast broadband, is set to officially open early in the new year.

# internet - Friday 23 December, 2016

'Running a startup is a bit of a selfish move. Every relationship sort of takes a backseat'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'Running a startup is a bit of a selfish move. Every relationship sort of takes a backseat'

Dec 23rd 2016, 3:21 PM 109 Views 0 Comments

This entrepreneur learned you need to pace yourself and not go all guns blazing when setting up a business.

A late surge will see Christmas retail sales match last year's levels
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

A late surge will see Christmas retail sales match last year's levels

Dec 23rd 2016, 1:01 AM 149 Views 0 Comments

Retail Excellence Ireland says mild weather has impacted the sale of winter clothing.

# internet - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

7 ways the government says it will fix broadband access in Ireland
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

7 ways the government says it will fix broadband access in Ireland

Dec 20th 2016, 6:41 PM 12,010 Views 55 Comments

The government’s plan to speed up and deliver broadband services has been repeatedly delayed.

# internet - Monday 19 December, 2016

Apple claims it is a 'convenient target' as EU to publish full ruling on Irish taxes
# Policy
From Business ETC
# Policy

Apple claims it is a 'convenient target' as EU to publish full ruling on Irish taxes

Dec 19th 2016, 9:55 AM 73 Views 0 Comments

The EU ruled that Ireland struck a tax deal with the tech giant worth up to €13 billion over a decade.

# internet - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Like clockwork, Jobs.ie racks up multimillion-euro profits
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

Like clockwork, Jobs.ie racks up multimillion-euro profits

Dec 15th 2016, 11:06 AM 348 Views 0 Comments

The jobs website had another good year in 2015.

# internet - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Netflix has a new rival as Amazon's streaming service launches in Ireland
# Media And Arts
From Business ETC
# Media And Arts

Netflix has a new rival as Amazon's streaming service launches in Ireland

Dec 14th 2016, 11:34 AM 547 Views 0 Comments

The service will be available to Irish customers for €2.99 a month for the first six months.

# internet - Monday 12 December, 2016

Poll: Does it matter where brands advertise?
# Marketing
From Business ETC
# Marketing

Poll: Does it matter where brands advertise?

Dec 12th 2016, 3:00 PM 572 Views 0 Comments

A string of companies have pulled ads from right-wing news site Breitbart recently.

Twitter names new Irish boss amid mounting losses and global job cuts
# Social Media
From Business ETC
# Social Media

Twitter names new Irish boss amid mounting losses and global job cuts

Dec 12th 2016, 9:44 AM 919 Views 0 Comments

Sinéad McSweeney is taking over from Mark Little as managing director of Twitter’s Irish operations.

# internet - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Why Irish firms are willing to fork out thousands of euro for catchy web addresses
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

Why Irish firms are willing to fork out thousands of euro for catchy web addresses

Dec 10th 2016, 4:01 PM 1,592 Views 0 Comments

Several companies have paid five-figure sums for .ie names, while global prices reach into the millions.

Inside the little-known company that brought broadband to dozens of Irish towns
# Enet
# Enet

Inside the little-known company that brought broadband to dozens of Irish towns

Dec 10th 2016, 2:00 PM 16,900 Views 4 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Limerick broadband provider Enet.

# internet - Friday 9 December, 2016

'Never do business with your friends. You end up losing them'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'Never do business with your friends. You end up losing them'

Dec 9th 2016, 3:01 PM 80 Views 0 Comments

This golf enthusiast started out building railways in Africa and at 76 has set up another company.

# internet - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Inside the little-known company that brought broadband to dozens of Irish towns
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

Inside the little-known company that brought broadband to dozens of Irish towns

Dec 7th 2016, 3:00 PM 1,811 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Limerick broadband provider Enet.

# internet - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Virgin Media says restoring internet for customers is 'top priority'
# Not Working
# Not Working

Virgin Media says restoring internet for customers is 'top priority'

Dec 6th 2016, 10:57 PM 57,610 Views 78 Comments

Outages have been reported in various locations across the country.

Eir only became aware of a potential security breach after reading about it online
# Data And Security
From Business ETC
# Data And Security

Eir only became aware of a potential security breach after reading about it online

Dec 6th 2016, 10:19 AM 421 Views 0 Comments

The company will contact 130,000 customers after at least 2,000 modems were compromised.

# internet - Sunday 4 December, 2016

The man who brought Ticketmaster to Ireland started off selling tickets in a record shop
# Pioneer
# Pioneer

The man who brought Ticketmaster to Ireland started off selling tickets in a record shop

Dec 4th 2016, 7:20 AM 13,558 Views 16 Comments

Tommy Higgins sold Ticketshop to the US ticketing company in 2002.

# internet - Friday 2 December, 2016

'When it’s your name over the door, you tend to take things personally'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'When it’s your name over the door, you tend to take things personally'

Dec 2nd 2016, 3:01 PM 277 Views 0 Comments

This retailer reveals how eBay helped his Donegal department store cut its teeth in e-commerce.

# internet - Thursday 1 December, 2016

The head of Twitter Ireland is on the move again - just six months after taking the job
# Mark Little
# Mark Little

The head of Twitter Ireland is on the move again - just six months after taking the job

Dec 1st 2016, 5:00 PM 28,190 Views 10 Comments

The former RTÉ journalist, who founded social media agency Storyful, decided against a move to the US.

Mark Little is leaving Twitter Ireland - six months after taking over as its new boss
# Social Media
From Business ETC
# Social Media

Mark Little is leaving Twitter Ireland - six months after taking over as its new boss

Dec 1st 2016, 1:41 PM 1,668 Views 0 Comments

The former RTÉ journalist, who founded social media agency Storyful, decided against a move to the US.

# internet - Monday 28 November, 2016

Ireland is about to have its busiest-ever day for online shopping
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

Ireland is about to have its busiest-ever day for online shopping

Nov 28th 2016, 10:47 AM 214 Views 0 Comments

Spending by Irish consumers on Cyber Monday is expected to hit €53 million this year.

The man who brought online ticketing to Ireland says today's founders give up too soon
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

The man who brought online ticketing to Ireland says today's founders give up too soon

Nov 28th 2016, 1:01 AM 1,280 Views 0 Comments

But Tommy Higgins thinks entrepreneurs should pass on their knowledge to the next generation.

# internet - Saturday 26 November, 2016

The Irish Internet Association is here to stay, what comes next is a different story
# Internet
# Internet

The Irish Internet Association is here to stay, what comes next is a different story

Nov 26th 2016, 10:00 AM 8,210 Views 12 Comments

Stakeholders recently warned that the cash-strapped body was ‘on its deathbed’.

Dublin ranks as one of Europe's best startup hubs - with some of the worst digital infrastructure
# Digital Watch
# Digital Watch

Dublin ranks as one of Europe's best startup hubs - with some of the worst digital infrastructure

Nov 26th 2016, 8:45 AM 10,195 Views 11 Comments

The Irish capital placed in the top 10 for both new and fast-growing businesses.

The woman who helped build Primark reveals why the store doesn't sell online
# Penneys
# Penneys

The woman who helped build Primark reveals why the store doesn't sell online

Nov 26th 2016, 7:10 AM 40,728 Views 5 Comments

Breege O’Donoghue, who worked at the clothing chain for 37 years, also shared her career highlights.

# internet - Thursday 24 November, 2016

The Irishman who took a punt on Skyscanner is set to win from its €1.7bn sale
# Flying Form
# Flying Form

The Irishman who took a punt on Skyscanner is set to win from its €1.7bn sale

Nov 24th 2016, 10:48 PM 39,333 Views 16 Comments

Ray Nolan was an early investor in the billion-euro travel site that was sold to Chinese firm Ctrip.