General Motors will today announce a huge investment in its factories that will create or keep around 1,000 jobs.

Minister Halligan announces €34.5m in funding for Technology Initiative

Minister John Halligan announces €34.5M in funding for the Technology Transfer Strengthening Initiative

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200 new jobs for Galway and Dublin

Up to 200 new jobs are on the way for Galway and Dublin.

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Rolls-Royce agrees £671m payment to settle corruption claims

Rolls-Royce has agreed to pay £671 million to British, US and Brazilian authorities to settle bribery and corruption claims.

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The latest Samsung folding smartphone concept looks awesome

Images have surfaced on social media in China that show a smartphone folding out into a tablet.

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Microsoft to make it easier to work across different computers in Windows 10

A new feature is being trailed in virtual assistant Cortana.

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Nissan is to test driverless cars in the UK

The Japanese car giant is to demonstrate its autonomous technology next month.

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43 new jobs for Galway

Steeltech Sheds have announced 43 new jobs in Galway.

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Survey predicts the proportion of the workforce that will move in 2017

Not what employers want to hear…

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Index shows Irish construction ended 2016 on a high with firms 'strongly optimistic'

The Irish construction sector ended 2016 on a positive note, according to the Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index.

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IBEC seeks bending of State aid rules

An IBEC group representing the food and drink sector wants EU State aid rules to be changed so the Government can financially support companies through Brexit.

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Pound slumps to three-month low against dollar after 'hard Brexit' reports

The pound slumped to its lowest point for more than three months after reports that Theresa May is heading for a "hard Brexit".

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Facebook introduces measures to tackle fake news in Germany

Facebook is introducing measures to tackle the spread of fake news in Germany, months before the country holds a national election.

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O’Brien Fine Foods to buy Faughan Foods

O’Brien Fine Foods have announced they are to buy Faughan Foods, the cooked meats division of Hogan’s Farm.

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Theresa May expected to announce UK's exit from single market this week

British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to announce the UK will leave the single market, the customs union and European Court of Justice - unless the European ...

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Watch these lucky gamers get first dibs on Nintendo Switch

But what do they think of the new console – and the Mario Kart game?!

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Moody's agrees to pay US $864m over low-risk ratings leading up to financial crisis

The world's second-largest credit ratings agency has agreed to pay nearly $864m to settle US government and state claims that it gave inflated assessments to risky ...

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US stock indexes end mostly higher on solid bank earnings

Banks led US stock indexes mostly higher on Friday, propelling the Nasdaq composite index to its fourth record high this week.

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Everything you need to know about the first Nintendo Switch games

Super Mario, Zelda and Splatoon are all making the jump to the new system.

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Renault faces emissions probe in France

French magistrates are investigating possible fraud by carmaker Renault involving its diesel emissions controls, in the wake of the Volkswagen emissions cheating ...

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Emergency cash available, Ulster bank tells customers with delayed payments

Ulster Bank says emergency cash is available for customers whose payments have been delayed.

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Commercial property market booming with commercial rents on the rise

Commercial rents are set to rise according to a new report by Cushman & Wakefield Research.

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Giant arms, virtual cow-milking and a struggling translator: What everyone's saying about Nintendo Switch

The Switch goes on sale on March 3 – here’s why everyone is going mental for it.

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Nintendo Switch: When it will be released, what you can do with it and how much it will cost

The Switch is Nintendo’s first home video game console since the Wii U.

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49% jump in construction jobs

Figures show a 49% increase in jobs in the construction, architecture and property sectors.

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US stocks fall as banks and other financial firms struggle

Banks and other financial companies have led US stocks slightly lower, wiping out much of the market's gains from a day earlier.

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Instagram to begin placing video ads within its Stories feature

Video and image-based ads will be placed into the app feature.

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Concerns about how lenders are engaging with Help to Buy scheme

Concerns are being raised about how lenders engage with the Help to Buy scheme, which more than 1,100 people have applied for.

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Android Wear 2.0: Google's next-generation smartwatches are on their way

The latest Google software for its wearables will launch next month.

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Alphabet has killed off its solar-powered drone project

One of the firm’s biggest so-called ‘moonshot ideas’ is no more.

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52% think they're in the wrong career

A new survey shows 52% of people believe they are in the wrong career.

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Using autofill could give away more information than you intend

One researcher has found a flaw with the time-saving online tool.

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Your Windows PC could soon lock itself when you step away from it

Microsoft is believed to be working on a smart screen locking feature.

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HTC sparks new smartphone war as it announces AI-powered U Ultra and U Play

The Taiwanese firm has completely overhauled its flagship smartphone range for 2017.

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200 Pfizer employees vote for industrial action in dispute over pensions

More than 200 Pfizer workers in Cork have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action in a dispute over employee pensions, writes Pádraig Hoare.

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US stock indexes close higher after boost from energy companies

Energy companies have led US stocks slightly higher, nudging the Nasdaq to its fifth record-high close in a row.

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Six VW executives face charges

The US Department of Justice has announced charges against six executives at Volkswagen.

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Volkswagen to pay $4.3 fine after admitting charges in emissions scandal

Car giant Volkswagen has pleaded guilty to three charges in the US in connection with the emissions scandal and will pay a $4.3 billion US dollar penalty.

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Bus Éireann 'facing insolvency'

Bus Éireann has warned the company is facing insolvency in the next 18 months.

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Could Apple be working on a pair of mixed reality smart glasses?

Claims in the US suggest glasses could be the next wearable market Apple moves into.

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Is the Windows 10 blue screen of death changing?

Beta users are now seeing a different coloured error screen.

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The classic Stylophone synth is making a comeback

The portable toy synth has been updated for 2017.

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Brexit costs Irish food exports €570m in 2016

Brexit is thought to have impacted heavily on the Irish economy last year according to Bord Bia.

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Volkswagen close to agreeing US emissions scandal settlement

Car giant Volkswagen has said it is in "advanced talks" with US authorities on a proposed settlement that contains 4.3 billion dollars in criminal and civil fines ...

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Spotify offers Barack Obama the chance to become its 'President of Playlists'

The soon-to-be unemployed president may be back in work quicker than expected.

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5 of the best mindfulness apps you need in your life

These should definitely be on your phone screen in 2017.

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Volkswagen has unveiled the all-electric minibus of the future

It’s expected to be available by 2020.

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Yahoo to change name and slash board if Verizon deal agreed

Tech giant Yahoo is to adopt a new corporate identity and slash the size of its board if the proposed US$4.8bn sale of its digital services to Verizon Communications ...

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Irish consumers moving online for Christmas shopping

Irish consumers went on an online shopping spree before Christmas according to new figures.

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