Ireland

TikTok Selects Ireland For First European Data Centre

Ireland to get another data centre after the Chinese-owned short video app TikTok announces first European server facility

1 month ago

Apple’s £11.8 Billion Irish Tax Bill Overturned

Big relief for Tim Cook. EU court overturns Apple's need to pay 13 billion euros in back tax payments to…

2 months ago

Apple Irish Back Tax Ruling Expected Next Week

Ruling in appeal against European Commission's order that Apple pay the Irish government $16 billion in back taxes due next…

2 months ago

Researchers Find Weaknesses In Apple-Google Trace Tech

Apple and Google's coronavirus contact-tracing framework fails to accurately log exposures on a commuter bus, Dublin academic study finds

3 months ago

GDPR ‘At Risk Of Failing’ Due To Lack Of Resources

Software maker argues GDPR left toothless due to lack of budget ad technical staff at European member states' data protection…

5 months ago

UK Google Accounts To Be Placed Under US Jurisdiction

Change of terms of service will see British Google accounts moved out from Irish (European Union) control and placed within…

7 months ago

European $14 Billion Tax Demand On Apple ‘Defies Common Sense’

Order for $14 billion in back taxes from Apple “defies reality and common sense”, iPad maker argues

1 year ago

Apple Heads To Court Over £11bn Bill For Back Taxes

EU's General Court to hear appeal against European Commission's record 2016 fine, itself part of a broader crackdown on low…

1 year ago

Vodafone Switches On Ireland’s First 5G Network

5G network in five city locations in the Republic of Ireland are switched on by Vodafone and Ericsson

1 year ago

Facebook EU Privacy Challenge Raises Prospect Of Data Disruption

Case opening this week in European Court of Justice could invalidate legal basis for transfer of citizens' data to any…

1 year ago

Ireland Opens Third Apple Data Protection Probe

European regulators are tightening their grip on multinationals including Apple, Facebook, Twitter and Google as stricter GDPR rules come into…

1 year ago

Google Faces Irish Advertising Probe For GDPR Compliance

Irish data protection watchdog begins investigation to see if Google is obeying GDPR with its advertising services

1 year ago

Google Shifts European Data Seat To Dublin

Google has officially designated its Irish subsidiary as being legally responsible for users' data under the GDPR, as impact of…

2 years ago

France, Germany Abandon Plans For Broad EU Digital Tax

The latest proposal would see the likes of Google and Facebook pay a 3 percent tax on advertising revenues, while…

2 years ago

Apple Cancels Plans For Galway Data Centre

Too much opposition to high tech facility that supposedly could have increased Ireland’s electricity consumption by 8 percent

2 years ago

Court Strikes Down Facebook Appeal In Landmark Privacy Case

Case is referred 'immediately' to the European Court of Justice

2 years ago

Irish PM Backs £760m Apple Athenry Data Centre As Cook Declines To Commit

Irish Prime Minister says Apple has not given firm commitment to new data centre but Dublin will do everything it…

3 years ago

DocuSign Opens Cybersecurity Centre In Dublin

DocuSign continues European expansion with cybersecurity investment in the Irish capital

4 years ago

Ireland Readies EU Appeal Over Apple Tax Demand

Irish eyes are smiling on Apple, as government readies appeal on tax ruling by European Commission

4 years ago

Apple’s Tax Stance Betrays Its Sense Of Social Importance

ANALYSIS: Apple CEO Tim Cook appears to have ignored the EC's legal argument, but even still, shouldn't Apple be paying…

4 years ago

EC Slaps Apple With £11bn Irish Tax Bill

The EC wants Irish government to recover €13bn in "illegal tax benefits" after finding Apple paid almost nothing on EU…

4 years ago

Apple Faces Giant European Tax Penalty

European Commission readies billion euro tax penalty for Apple

4 years ago

Microsoft Wins Landmark Cloud Case Over Emails Stored In Ireland

Microsoft will not be forced to hand over communications held in servers outside of the United States, a court ruled…

4 years ago

Cork Lined Up For ‘Game Changing’ £150m Data Centre

JCD Group awaits planning permission for in-demand data centre as spotlight moves away from Dublin

4 years ago

Will Apple’s Data Centre Really Increase Ireland’s Electricity Consumption By 8 Percent?

Documents sent to Galway County Council estimate Apple's Ireland data centre would dramatically increase Ireland's electricity consumption, but are the…

4 years ago

Facebook Is Doubling The Size Of Its Irish Data Centre

Facebook's County Meath data centre gets extension approval as work starts on 621,000 sq ft site

4 years ago

What Are Tech’s Biggest Companies Up To In Ireland?

On St Patrick's Day, we take a look at the biggest tech firms attracted to Ireland by talent, taxes and…

5 years ago

Schoolboy TalkTalk Hack Suspect Ends Google Legal Action

Northern Irish boy arrested over TalkTalk data breach was suing Google for alleged breach of privacy

5 years ago

Facebook To Pay Millions More In UK Tax

Sales from big advertisers will no longer will routed through Irish tax haven as pressure mounts on Facebook to pay…

5 years ago

Amazon’s Next Irish Data Centre Will Replace A Jacob’s Biscuit Factory

Amazon applies for planning permission on Tallaght site for data centre expansion

5 years ago