The European Commission plans to create a single European market for data, hoping that pooling the region’s deep industrial expertise will help build technology powerhouses to catch up with Silicon Valley and state-backed Chinese heavyweights.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2020
To combat any doubters and reap cutting-edge rewards, we need a digital transition which is European by design and nature, writes Ursula von der Leyen.
Tue, 18 Feb, 2020
Technology solutions company Horizon8 has opened its new European headquarters in Cork today.
Fri, 06 Dec, 2019
Gerry Cox No, argues Gerry Cox
Thu, 21 Nov, 2019
DUBLIN is to be the third home in Europe for the luxury Anantara hotel brand, joining Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort in Portugal and the Anantara Villa Padierna Palace in Marbella, Spain.
Fri, 01 Nov, 2019
A leading European expert on digitisation and the right to privacy has described the responsibility of Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner in regulating tech multinationals as being “disproportionate”.
Fri, 01 Nov, 2019
Where once TV was all about quality, now, thanks to the Netflix model, the focus is on quantity. After the glory days of The Sopranos, is there anything worth watching anymore, asks
Thu, 24 Oct, 2019
Up to 30 highly-skilled staff are based there, working in software development, quality assurance, operations and inside sales. But there are plans to more than double the headcount there to around 70 over the next two years.
Mon, 21 Oct, 2019
Two music-loving sisters have come up with a unique messaging app which allows users to send a virtual hug to anyone anywhere in the world.
Sun, 15 Sep, 2019
Even the responsible role of executive vice president and chief product officer for Citrix sometimes takes a backseat to sporting events 5,000 miles away.
Tue, 10 Sep, 2019
Stripe, the €19.8bn-valued online payments company founded by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, is set to expand into eight European countries, primarily on the eastern side of the continent.
Tue, 10 Sep, 2019
A fringe messaging board was taken down after the El Paso mass shooting, but if the internet is the modern public square, should everyone have their say, asks
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019
For years, wealth and income inequalities have been rising within industrialised countries, kicking off a broader debate about technology and globalisation. But at the heart of the issue is a fundamental good that has been driving social and economic inequality for centuries: real estate, writes
Wed, 07 Aug, 2019
The Great Hack looks at the implications of the scandal involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook, writes.
Tue, 23 Jul, 2019
The project evolved from co-founder Aimée Louise Carton’s experience with mental illness.
Sun, 21 Jul, 2019
Apple boss Tim Cook has taken aim at "chaos factory" technology giants for failing to take responsibility for data breaches and privacy violations.
Mon, 17 Jun, 2019
It took a while. It always takes a while here.
Mon, 10 Jun, 2019
Just minutes into Apple’s big annual bash this week to tout its latest wares, the Trump administration stole the show from Tim Cook. The company is among four Silicon Valley titans facing possible US competition probes.
Wed, 05 Jun, 2019
Age is just a number. Or is it? For many people, the sum of their advancing years is cause for total concealment, shrouded in secrecy only to be divulged by vaguely alluding to a certain decade — thirties, forties etc.
Fri, 31 May, 2019
International law firm William Fry has opened an office in Cork because of continued growth in its Munster business, including tech and life sciences, it said.
Tue, 21 May, 2019
Impossible Foods, which makes a meatless plant-based burger and is backed by celebrities like Serena Williams and Katy Perry, said it has raised $300m (€267m) in the latest round of funding ahead of a possible initial public offering.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
If it’s any consolation to Manchester United supporters these days, the biggest and most gloried franchise in the world’s other leading team sport is in an even greater state of dysfunction.
Wed, 24 Apr, 2019
Cork business innovation hub Republic of Work (ROW) has celebrated reaching its second birthday in Cork.
Fri, 19 Apr, 2019
The Bone Collector was turned into a hit film, but Jeffery Deaver has 34 more novels under his belt, writes
Wed, 17 Apr, 2019
Gerard Pique’s focus as his team took a valuable 1-0 advantage in Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final first leg at Manchester United was particularly impressive, given the many potential distractions inside the Barcelona defender’s head.
Tue, 16 Apr, 2019
Uber Technologies has decided it will seek to sell around $10bn (€8.8bn) worth of shares in its initial public offering, according to sources.
Thu, 11 Apr, 2019
Though the tremendous power of Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon and Apple can seem beyond the control of even the most autocratic governments not even they can extend the 24-hour day.
Wed, 27 Mar, 2019
When Wrike was looking at prospective locations in the EU, Dublin found itself competing with Amsterdam, London and Berlin.
Thu, 14 Mar, 2019
Richard Bruton, the minister for communications, climate action and environment, will introduce a new Online Safety Act today to try to improve online safety and ensure that children can be protected online.
Mon, 04 Mar, 2019
The dark side of internet technology in general and Facebook — which now owns WhatsApp and Instagram — in particular have been among the many problems governments have wrestled with throughout 2018. They remain unresolved as we welcome the new year. Like the hydrogen bomb, the technology cannot be uninvented, yet legislatures around the free world struggle to find ways to curtail its destructive power.
Fri, 28 Dec, 2018
Business books of the year
Thu, 27 Dec, 2018
Dublin will suffer a drain of top management talent to Cork, Limerick, Galway and a host of international cities because of the high cost of living, an executive recruitment expert has claimed.
Thu, 29 Nov, 2018
Imagine if Apple, Google, or Microsoft, or any of those new imperialists who make Cecil Rhodes seem an avuncular philanthropist, offered to build a vast “gathering space” — a shop — in Cork’s Bishop Lucey Park, Galway’s Eyre Square, or, say, Dublin’s St Stephen’s Green.
Wed, 07 Nov, 2018
EASIER commutes and the staff’s desire to be closer to the city centre has inspired Digisoft.tv to move from Cork Airport Business Park to the Republic of Work on the South Mall.
Fri, 28 Sep, 2018
We need to talk about transcranial direct-current stimulation.
Thu, 26 Jul, 2018
Relatively quiet on the president’s trade policies so far, US businesses could soon react strongly if China flexes its full muscle power in its trade war with America, writes John Whelan.
Mon, 16 Jul, 2018
Last week, the head of Fifa’s referee committee, Pierluigi Collina claimed that 99.3% of “match-changing” decisions have been, thanks to the newly introduced Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system, called correctly at the World Cup.
Thu, 05 Jul, 2018
Most of us have heard all about the ‘gig economy’ — all those perspiring Deliveroo cyclists and exhausted Uber drivers, slaving away for pin money.
Mon, 18 Jun, 2018
With a 63% increase in employment in the last five years, and 13,000 workers currently employed in 61 IDA-supported companies, Cork is positioning itself as a city of tech supremacy.
Mon, 30 Apr, 2018
Finding billionaires in Silicon Valley isn’t hard. But tracking down members of the three-comma club at Apple is a less fruitful endeavour.
Thu, 12 Apr, 2018
Our man inside the game says that Wayne Rooney has long been finished as a top player
Mon, 02 Apr, 2018
Casting people prematurely on the career scrap heap has implications for society in the form of added costs and deprives organisations of people with skills, says.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2018
IF Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is still convinced that the people of rural Ireland want, as he puts it, “to turn every town into a city and every village into town, and railways to everywhere,” he should stop being so condescending and get out more.
Thu, 15 Feb, 2018