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The chairman of the Irish parliament's finance committee has led a vote which has decided Apple will not face any questions over its tax practices in the country, according to The Guardian. The Irish Parliament originally agreed to conduct a tax inquiry into Apple's practices in the country after...

July 4th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Think you're carrying a tad too much debt? Spanish telecom giant Telefónica wants to reduce its red ink to 47 billion euros ($62 billion) by the end of the year, so it's decided to sell its Irish mobile and broadband business to Hutchison Whampoa's Three for 850 million euros ($1.1 billion)...

June 24th 2013 at 8:37am 0 Comments
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Summer is the prime season for European cyclists, whether they're racing the Tour de France or just embarking on voyages of self-discovery. It's a good thing, then, that Google Maps' biking directions have reached six more European countries. Those in France, Ireland, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxem...

May 27th 2013 at 6:31pm 0 Comments
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Ireland has responded to criticism from Senater Carl Levin (D-Mich.) that Irish tax laws allowed Apple to avoid playing taxes on tens of billions of dollars in profits using Irish subsidiaries. So what did Ireland have to say for itself? In a statement to RTE, Ireland's national broadcast network...

May 21st 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Netflix scored a big coup with its semi-exclusive Disney deal late last year, but the newly expanded content didn't reach everybody in one shot -- just ask the British and Irish, who've been left high and dry so far. To viewers' relief, the companies have mended that gap with immediate availabilit...

May 13th 2013 at 10:26am 0 Comments
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The Irish government has announced that it will be dropping support for Blackberrys in favor of iPhones and Android devices, according to SiliconRepublic. The move affects Teachta Dála's (TD's) in the lower house of the Oireachtas (the Irish Parliament). The government has decided that i...

December 14th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments