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X loses lawsuit against Israeli data-scraping company

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 16:31
A US judge dismissed a lawsuit in which Elon Musk's X Corp accused an Israeli data-scraping company of illegally copying and selling content, and selling tools that let others copy and sell content, from the social media platform.

Capital Markets Union still an aspiration - McGuinness

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 16:07
The European Commissioner with responsibility for financial services has urged financial leaders in Ireland to get to grips with the issue of Capital Markets Union.

OpenAI plans to announce Google search competitor

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 15:49
OpenAI plans to announce its artificial intelligence-powered search product on Monday, according to two sources familiar with the matter, raising the stakes in its competition with search king Google.

DHL accused of trying to avoid paying worker redundancy

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 15:36
Logistics firm DHL has been accused of trying to avoid paying a substantial redundancy lump sum to a long-serving warehouseman by telling him he was to go to work at a site on the other side of Dublin - a four-hour return commute from his home.

Jaguar Land Rover seeing luxury car demand boom

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 15:01
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has achieved its highest ever yearly sales and its biggest profit in nearly a decade, as the luxury carmaker shrugs off any signs that budget-squeezed consumers have been reining in spending.

Consumers gearing up for summer, spending data shows

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 13:31
The sale of bikes, clothing and tools jumped in April, as consumers get summer ready.

Lenalea Wind Farm in County Donegal officially opens

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 13:11
The Lenalea Wind Farm in County Donegal has officially opened.

BP to expand EV charging unit in US after Tesla move

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 12:24
BP's electric charging unit is keen on expanding in the US after electric vehicle maker Tesla disbanded its EV charging team, the oil company said today.

PTSB makes changes to fixed term deposit rates

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 12:17
PTSB has announced changes to its fixed term deposit rates for all personal and business customers.

Account problems and billing issues top CRU complaints

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 12:07
The Commission for Regulation of Utilities said today it received a total of 31,517 contacts from energy and water customers last year, an increase of 1% from 2022.

New car sales speed up by 10% in April - CSO

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 11:27
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that in the first four months of this year, 13% of all new cars licensed for the first time were electric compared with 17% the same time last year.

C&C delays publication of its full year results

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 09:48
Drinks group C&C said today that the publication of its full year results, which had been scheduled for May 23, has been deferred.

UK grants security clearance for Vodafone-Three deal

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 09:03
The British government has made a final order to conditionally approve the proposed merger between Vodafone's UK operation and Hutchison's Three UK, following a detailed national security assessment of the telecom deal.

Cairn Homes sees 'exceptionally' high demand for housing

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 08:22
Homebuilder Cairn Homes said that demand for its new homes remains exceptionally high across all market segments.

I-RES REIT seeing 'exceptional demand' for rental homes

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 08:02
Irish Residential Properties REIT, the country's largest private residential landlord, said its occupancy levels remained strong during the first quarter at 99.5%, up slightly from 99.4% at the end of December.

CRH reaffirms its full year guidance

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 07:53
Building materials company CRH has reported a 2% increase in revenues for the first quarter of 2024 to reach $6.5 billion after what it called a "solid" start to the year in the seasonally least significant quarter.

BA-owner IAG's Q1 operating profit beats expectations

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 07:33
Aer Lingus and British Airways owner IAG has today reported better than expected first-quarter earnings, with an operating profit of €68m, as the group saw strong bookings and projected a busy and profitable summer.

First quarter losses at Aer Lingus in line with last year

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 07:26
Aer Lingus has reported an operating loss of €82m for the first quarter of 2024, in line with its performance the same time last year.

UK exits recession with better-than-expected GDP growth

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 07:10
Britain's economic output grew by a stronger-than-expected 0.6% in the three months to March after entering a mild recession in the second half of last year, data from the Office for National Statistics

How much does it really cost to build a new house in Ireland?

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 06:20
Depending on who you ask, where you are and what's included, it can cost from an estimated €318,365 to €461,000

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