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# Money Money Money

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Apple is hogging almost all of the profits made by smartphones
92% of global profits to be exact.
IRFU remain tight-lipped on reported €50m Vodafone deal
The IRFU won’t comment on record-breaking sponsorship deal.
Is MMA really 'bigger than boxing' as one former UFC champion claims?
We take a look at the numbers.
The first time Greece defaulted was more than 2,000 years ago
Here’s 11 things you might not have known about their economy.
Wait, the Carolina Panthers have paid Cam Newton how much?
The quarterback signed a big-money contract extension with the Carolina Panthers on Tuesday.
One dad-to-be is an awful lot happier today... €500k happier
He was part of a €2 million Lotto syndicate.
The Irish minimum wage? It could be worse, you could live in Mexico...
Ireland’s low pay standard finishes quite high up the OECD rankings.
Man wins nearly $1 million after entering poker tournament by mistake
How’s that for luck?
P Diddy and Mark Wahlberg have made a $250,000 bet on Mayweather v Pacquiao
Small fry for the lads, to be fair.
Facebook Messenger's new money-transfer idea faces a number of problems
It has a long way to go before it becomes the norm.
This is why Snapchat fully deserves a €16 billion valuation
While jokes about it may still fly around, Snapchat has become so much more than just a picture messaging app.
Twitter's biggest problem? The way that people think about it
Oh, and the fact that it needs to make money.
Here's the stupid amount of money Manchester United would have to pay to re-sign Ronaldo
They won’t find it down the back of the couch.
Manchester United climb to second on football's rich list despite missing out on the Champions League
Real Madrid continue to rule European football, however.
'Cheaper petrol would mean higher taxes' - Department of Finance
It’s one or the other, apparently.
Opinion: Are you SURE you'd like to be a millionaire?
Whether through hard graft or pure chance, the life of the super-rich isn’t all rosy.
Gareth Bale's agent has said that Manchester United outbid Real Madrid for the player
The 25-year-old moved to Santiago Bernabeu from Tottenham in a world-record £86 million deal in the summer of 2013 but could have commanded even more to go to Old Trafford.
Even average Premier League players earn more in a week than we do in a year
And there are a lot of average Premier League footballers.
Bargain of the year spotted in Dunnes, Dundalk
Here's how much Christmas will cost you this year*
*According to one survey, at least.
Joan Burton says family of four will pay less than €200 water charges (but that's only her view)
The government has moved to insist there have been “no final decisions” in relation to water charges after Burton gave specifics in the Dáil this afternoon.
Opinion: Does money really buy happiness?
A recent trip down the Revenue office got me thinking…
€80 million ... That's how much could be raised by hiring 100 extra tax staff
A fully trained auditor can bring in €800,000, according to Finance Minister Michael Noonan.
Adding it up: Budget 2015 in numbers
1, 2, 3, 4, €500.
Facebook Messenger could soon allow you to send money to your friends
A hidden payments service was found in the current version of Facebook’s messaging app, allowing users to transfer cash via debit card.
This guy wants you to fund the 'money gun' - a gun that shoots money
It’s what we’ve all been waiting for.
'A gun to our head': Dublin City Council votes to cut LPT rate by 15%
To keep TV fans interested, there was even a reference to The Wire during what proved to be a lively debate.
Two raids and four arrests as gardaí investigate money laundering in Cork
The two men and two women are being questioned in different stations around the city.
McIlroy, Horschel neck and neck in the race for FedEx Cup $10 million
WATCH: 25-foot eagle helps McIlroy into a share of the lead in the penultimate round of the FedEx Cup playoffs.
Here's what Apple reportedly spent on the new U2 album
Hint: It’s a LOT.
This is the smile of a man whose company will float at $24.3 billion
Chinese marketplace Alibaba will debut on Wall Street in two weeks time.
Falcao and Di Maria herald United's age of excess
Manchester United can’t have imagined replacing Alex Ferguson would cost so much.
Check your wallet. There was one winner of the €4m lotto jackpot
The winning ticket was sold in an An Post shop on King Street in Bury Street, Ballina in County Mayo.
Money makes people mean - here's how Monopoly proves it
This experiment put people in a rigged game and asked how they felt the game went.
Opinion: I'm already worried about how I'll pay for my children to go back to school
Our children’s education must not depend on their parents’ ability to pay.
We're saving more - but say the government isn't encouraging us
The proportion of people saving regularly increased to 41% from 35% last month, says the Savings Index.
Why aren't all musicians getting paid for playing at Irish festivals this summer?
Musicians are joining together to begin a discussion on payment and ‘two-tier’ treatment at festivals. Here’s what they told us.
How many new millionaires were created last year?
There’s a total of 13.7 million households with $1 million or more in the back pocket around the world at the moment.
USI says 'internship culture' to blame for low graduate wages
Union president Joe O’Connor said that schemes such as JobBridge had led to “a very, very employer friendly market”.
Everything you need to know about what it will cost you to go to hospital
Going private, going public or have a medical card? How much is it going to set you back?