Students force Facebook to cough up more user data

Facebook is giving users the chance to download more of the information that it holds about them than ever before, but the small group of Austrian law students who forced the change say the social network is still holding back.

Twitter goes to Ireland, but will it bring good jobs?

Twitter is opening an office in Dublin, which has become notorious as Europe’s haven for American technology businesses, thanks to its lenient business taxes. But can a new program in London tempt engineers to join new startups, rather than the big names?

Why Ireland Could Be An Electric Car Powerhouse

This morning the Irish government announced plans to offer electric car buyers grants of 5,000 euros ($6,815), in the country’s latest move to support a goal of having plug-in vehicles make up at least 10 percent of the national fleet by 2020.

Skill Finding Site Weedle Gets $4 Million

Weedle, a site that lets users find people who have specific skills and also pitch their own, has raised $4 million in funding. On Weedle, u…

WoW Recruits 500 Orcs In Cork As Gaming Booms

While the news industry navel gazes over its inability to charge for online content, online video games continue to laugh in the face of the…

Irish Health Clinic Search Engine Raises

Just as the advertising market goes into New Year overdrive selling detoxifying foods and gym memberships, RevaHealth, a Dublin-based search…



Irish Times’ Free Site To Launch Monday

Irish Times, which went subscription for its online site in 2003, is launching its free site this Monday…we reported on the pl…