Irish fight back at tax allegations

The Irish government is getting angry that the US and UK are blaming its tax laws for the antics of multinational IT companies.

Apple avoids paying a heap of tax

Apple is going to explain to the US government how it managed to keep billions of dollars in profits in Irish subsidiaries to pay little or no taxes to any government.

Eurocrats gang up on US firm

It is starting to look like Google's tax avoidance days might be coming to a close after France and Germany have joined the UK in demanding that the search engine start paying its share.

Google in trouble with alien governments. Again

Search engine Google's attempts to avoid paying tax in cash-strapped Britain have been grassed up to the press by its customers.

Europe v Facebook to launch legal challenge

Privacy campaign group Europe v Facebook has announced plans to challenge the Irish data protection authority over its findings on Facebook's data collection practices.

Apple slated for tiny overseas tax payments

Apple has become the latest company to come under fire over its tax arrangements, after the revelation that it pays only a tiny amount on its massive overseas earnings.

Facebook turns off facial recognition in Europe

Facebook has shuttered its facial recognition feature in Europe, following last year's report from the Irish Data Protection Commissioner.

Facebook agrees to privacy changes after Irish audit

Facebook's agreed to make several changes to its privacy policies following the publication of a critical report from the Irish Data Protection Commissioner.

Facebook under investigation for holding deleted data

Facebook's facing a possible €100,000 fine from the Irish authorities for holding data that users have deleted.

Industry heavyweights & startups converge at the TM Forum in Dublin

Walking into a mobile trade show, you’re immediately hit with company names you recognize from everyday tech life. 

Amazon outage down to hardware failure, not DDoS

Amazon's European websites were down for a short period yesterday, in what the company says was a hardware failure in its European data center.

Online Irish census helps people trace their ancestry

If everybody that claims to be 'basically, Irish' really is, then it's hard to believe the rest of the world was inhabited two hundred years ago. Like the true cross, there seems to be rather more of it about than is quite plausible.