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From Business ETC 'We weathered the carnage of the dot-com crash and it made us more chastened in our approach' Insights

'We weathered the carnage of the dot-com crash and it made us more chastened in our approach'

The last great tech crash taught this security firm valuable lessons about having a sustainable business.

From Business ETC Bitcoin plunges as $65m of the currency disappears in a major hack Finance

Bitcoin plunges as $65m of the currency disappears in a major hack

The volatile cryptocurrency lost more than 20% of its value after the breach.

From Business ETC Amazon's soaring profits have made Jeff Bezos the world's third-richest man Internet

Amazon's soaring profits have made Jeff Bezos the world's third-richest man

The net worth of the e-commerce giant’s founder has hit a new high.

From Business ETC 'Trust is as important as ever, but it's now a product of digital technology more than faith' Opinion

'Trust is as important as ever, but it's now a product of digital technology more than faith'

Employers can find out virtually everything they need to know about a person with a few clicks.

From Business ETC The Safe Harbour pact struck down after a battle with Facebook Ireland has just gotten a successor Data And Security

The Safe Harbour pact struck down after a battle with Facebook Ireland has just gotten a successor

A new deal covering data transfer protection between the EU and US will come into effect next week.

From Business ETC A Carlow security firm has eyes for the US after raising a huge €20 million Data And Security

A Carlow security firm has eyes for the US after raising a huge €20 million

Netwatch wants to spend its latest round of investment on taking a larger chunk of the US and UK market.

From Business ETC Ireland finally has its very own Wikipedia for startups Startups

Ireland finally has its very own Wikipedia for startups

TechIreland, which has launched in beta, is a database that features 500 Irish startups and plans to add up to 2,000 by this October.

From Business ETC New EU data protection rules will have a major impact on employers - here are the key points Insights

New EU data protection rules will have a major impact on employers - here are the key points

Irish businesses need to fall in line with all of the regulations by mid-2018.

From TheJournal.ie Recruiters are selling a post-recession Ireland to expats, but it's not quite a jobs nirvana Tempted Home

Recruiters are selling a post-recession Ireland to expats, but it's not quite a jobs nirvana

While there are big vacancies in some sectors, emigrants need to be realistic about what they’re returning to.

From TheJournal.ie Defence Forces to review data rules after officer loses crucial notes Unsecure Location

Defence Forces to review data rules after officer loses crucial notes

A report from Ireland’s privacy watchdog also shows Facebook brought in new policies after ‘intense’ negotiations.

From Business ETC The Defence Forces will review its data protection rules after an officer lost crucial notes Internet

The Defence Forces will review its data protection rules after an officer lost crucial notes

A report from Ireland’s privacy watchdog also shows Facebook brought in new policies after ‘intense’ negotiations.

From Business ETC Recruiters are selling a post-recession Ireland to expats, but it's not quite a jobs nirvana Work

Recruiters are selling a post-recession Ireland to expats, but it's not quite a jobs nirvana

While there are big vacancies in some sectors, emigrants need to be realistic about what they’re returning to.

From Business ETC Facebook Ireland is beefing up its board ahead of a European data protection showdown Social Media

Facebook Ireland is beefing up its board ahead of a European data protection showdown

The company’s top privacy lawyer will become one of the company’s three local directors.

From Business ETC For this startup, getting early investors was a breeze. Next time around it was a nightmare Funding

For this startup, getting early investors was a breeze. Next time around it was a nightmare

Cybersecurity firm Barricade’s would-be backers had an abrupt change of heart.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair's head of technology thinks Big Data is 'wank' Confusing And Expensive

Ryanair's head of technology thinks Big Data is 'wank'

John Hurley says it’s too confusing and expensive – but small data sets are like ‘crack cocaine’.

From Business ETC Ryanair's head of technology thinks Big Data is 'wank' Data And Security

Ryanair's head of technology thinks Big Data is 'wank'

John Hurley says it’s too confusing and expensive – but small data sets are like ‘crack cocaine’.

From Business ETC What John Deere and other firms can teach you about the value of data Data And Security

What John Deere and other firms can teach you about the value of data

The emerging field of Big Data is changing the business of everything from cars to banks.

From TheJournal.ie Intel warns the rental housing squeeze could stall its expansion in Cork Nowhere To Live

Intel warns the rental housing squeeze could stall its expansion in Cork

The computing giant is cutting staff in Ireland – but it’s still worried about the cost of accommodation.

From Business ETC Intel warns the rental housing squeeze could stall its expansion in Cork Building And Property

Intel warns the rental housing squeeze could stall its expansion in Cork

The computing giant is cutting staff in Ireland – but it’s still worried about the cost of accommodation.

From Business ETC 6 things you need to know about Europe's new data protection laws Data And Security

6 things you need to know about Europe's new data protection laws

Irish companies will have to be in line with the regulations within two years.

From Business ETC This Dublin-based games studio will make it easier to create an army of zombies Media And Arts

This Dublin-based games studio will make it easier to create an army of zombies

Artomatix was tipped as a company to watch at a recent global gaming conference.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the Corkman whose company powered the Panama Papers investigation Data And Security

Meet the Corkman whose company powered the Panama Papers investigation

Eddie Sheehy is the head of Nuix, whose software helped make the revelations possible.

From Business ETC The Dublin analytics firm with plans to be worth €100m in just three years Data And Security

The Dublin analytics firm with plans to be worth €100m in just three years

Tommy Kearns says Xtremepush brings the ‘human element’ to communicating with customers.

From Business ETC Meet the Corkman whose company powered the Panama Papers investigation Data And Security

Meet the Corkman whose company powered the Panama Papers investigation

Eddie Sheehy is the head of Nuix, whose software helped make the revelations possible.

From Business ETC BT Ireland's boss thinks broadband delays will hurt small businesses the most Internet

BT Ireland's boss thinks broadband delays will hurt small businesses the most

The National Broadband Network may not be completed until 2022.

From Business ETC Trustev founder Pat Phelan has launched a €10m fund for Irish startups going stateside Funding

Trustev founder Pat Phelan has launched a €10m fund for Irish startups going stateside

The New York-based investment outfit is called Nohovation and it aims to spend up to €25 million in total.

From TheJournal.ie An Australian inventor has revealed himself as the creator of Bitcoin Outed

An Australian inventor has revealed himself as the creator of Bitcoin

But Craig Wright says he doesn’t want fame or fortune – he just wants to be left alone.

From Business ETC An Australian inventor has outed himself as the elusive creator of Bitcoin Internet

An Australian inventor has outed himself as the elusive creator of Bitcoin

But Craig Wright says he doesn’t want fame or fortune – he just wants to be left alone.

From Business ETC Intel has confirmed it will be cutting jobs in Ireland Work

Intel has confirmed it will be cutting jobs in Ireland

The company is downsizing as it moves away from making hardware and towards cloud computing.

From The42 Kitman Labs is the company with the real-life Moneyball factor Data

Kitman Labs is the company with the real-life Moneyball factor

The startup, now based in San Francisco, counts legendary baseball manager Billy Beane as an advisor.

From Business ETC How word of mouth brought the world's smartest computer and a Sligo company together Sport

How word of mouth brought the world's smartest computer and a Sligo company together

Orreco is working with IBM’s Watson to push the boundaries of sports analytics.

From Business ETC Kitman Labs is the company with the real-life Moneyball factor Sport

Kitman Labs is the company with the real-life Moneyball factor

The startup, now based in San Francisco, counts legendary baseball manager Billy Beane as an advisor.

From Business ETC The Kilkenny company that is looking to take on PayPal Internet

The Kilkenny company that is looking to take on PayPal

As part of our weekly How My Business Works series, we profile payments firm TransferMate.

From Business ETC Fraud is costing companies millions as cyber attacks rise Data And Security

Fraud is costing companies millions as cyber attacks rise

Irish businesses are reporting a sharp increase in cybercrime.

From TheJournal.ie 'I sold my business for €115 million but I could never see myself sitting on a beach' Apps And Mobile

'I sold my business for €115 million but I could never see myself sitting on a beach'

Realex Payments founder Colm Lyon is sinking his teeth into his new company, Fire.

From Business ETC A founder's life after selling for €115m: 'I could never see myself sitting on a beach' Apps And Mobile

A founder's life after selling for €115m: 'I could never see myself sitting on a beach'

Realex Payments founder Colm Lyon is sinking his teeth into his new company, Fire.

From Business ETC Inside the war game that lets companies play out a cyber attack Data And Security

Inside the war game that lets companies play out a cyber attack

But it comes with a harsh lesson: the hackers usually win.

From Business ETC The biggest IT security risk for a company is often its own employees Insights

The biggest IT security risk for a company is often its own employees

This is how you can mitigate against some of the main dangers.

From Business ETC Should we track people who eat too many doughnuts? Inside the murky world of tech ethics Insights

Should we track people who eat too many doughnuts? Inside the murky world of tech ethics

Fjord’s Mark Curtis talks about the next big issue that will face the sector.

From Business ETC Europe's data protection meltdown is bringing firms like this to Dublin Data And Security

Europe's data protection meltdown is bringing firms like this to Dublin

Adaptive international has established a new HQ in the Digital Hub.