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Wheat prices decline despite  Black Sea exports flashpoint

Mon, 08/14/2023 - 10:54
Russia said it fired on a cargo vessel over the weekend to stop the ship for checks

Apple supplier Foxconn cautious amid slower demand for smartphones

Mon, 08/14/2023 - 10:54
Apple supplier Foxconn beat estimates for second-quarter earnings thanks to a booming artificial intelligence sector but retained a cautious outlook ...

Irish construction slows unexpectedly as input costs rise 

Mon, 08/14/2023 - 00:05
Employment levels rose in July from June, indicating that builders may be preparing for better times ahead

'Some inflation alarms are ringing again' for ECB interest rates

Sun, 08/13/2023 - 18:30
Money-markets currently price a 40% chance of a quarter point hike from the ECB in September

9+10=21 — Artificial intelligence researchers show dangerous flaws in generative AI systems

Sun, 08/13/2023 - 18:21
Project backed by the White House aims to find ways to rein in problems increasingly associated with large language models

Eoghan O’Mara Walsh: North America delivers for Irish tourism this summer  

Sun, 08/13/2023 - 17:30
To the great frustration of the industry, there is still no Irish data on international visitor numbers

Peter Brown: AI-driven big tech stocks are ridiculously over valued and are set for a slide

Sun, 08/13/2023 - 17:30
The US tech-heavy Nasdaq index has climbed 27% since the start of the year and the broader S&P 500 is up 15%.However, the same seven stocks are ...

Employers are juggling business priorities with hybrid choices

Sat, 08/12/2023 - 09:15
Over 69% of employers in North have offered hybrid working to staff; 28% are set to change their hybrid offering, with some already offering incentives to return to the office

Irish shares join in Europe-wide sell-off as ECB rate hike worries return

Fri, 08/11/2023 - 17:54
Investors fear the ECB will keep rates at elevated levels

Cáit Caden: Workers and employers set for a standoff over remote working

Fri, 08/11/2023 - 17:30
With Zoom telling employees to return to the office, the issue of remote working is rearing its head again, writes Cáit Caden

Demand is soaring for cloud services, says Servecentric chief

Fri, 08/11/2023 - 17:28
Irish-owned cloud firm Servecentric has doubled its cloud capacity and is on track to reach €5m in turnover by end 2023

Nissan Ireland owner Cedar takes over Renault's Irish operations 

Fri, 08/11/2023 - 17:21
Renault’s Irish distribution operations are set to be formally transferred to the owner of Nissan Ireland, according to an announcement by Cedar ...

Accumulated profits at Vogue Williams' firm surge to €1.5m

Fri, 08/11/2023 - 16:48
On the back of touring and podcast success with My Therapist Ghosted Me!

Russia’s war economy on track to recover from sanctions hit

Fri, 08/11/2023 - 16:24
The Bank of Russia recently upgraded its full-year growth forecast to 1.5% to 2.5% for 2023

Officials warned AIB share sale would reignite senior banker pay debate

Fri, 08/11/2023 - 15:40
State's shareholding in the bank has dropped below 50%

San Francisco vote gives tech firms approval for robotaxis roll-out

Fri, 08/11/2023 - 15:12
Waymo will be permitted to drive at speeds of up to 65 miles per hour and in inclement weather, while Cruise will be limited to 35 miles per hour and will not be allowed to drive when weather does not permit

Chinese EV makers heed rallying call to unite and overtake Tesla

Fri, 08/11/2023 - 15:08
Competitors take to Weibo to hail Byd's video calling on China to 'demolish the old legends' and achieve world-class car brands

WhatsApp Ireland sees profits increase after cutting provisions set aside for fines

Fri, 08/11/2023 - 13:22
The company employs 80 people with the cost of salaries and bonuses during 2022 coming to €9.15m

UK economy's surprise strength puts more Bank of England rate hikes on table

Fri, 08/11/2023 - 10:57
The central bank itself had pencilled in growth of 0.1% for the second quarter

Start-up accelerator and Stripe backer more competitive than ever as acceptance rate falls below 1%

Fri, 08/11/2023 - 09:47
In addition to Stripe, the group has worked with global companies including AirBnB and Reddit, and has received 44,000 applications so far this year, its most ever