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Scale of tech industry in Ireland may require second data protection chief, says TD

Scale of tech industry in Ireland may require second data protection chief, says TD

Ireland may need more than one data protection commissioner to regulate all the social media and technology companies with headquarters here, according to the [...] Read full article: Scale of tech industry in Ireland may re...→

Scale of tech industry in Ireland may require second data protection chief, says TD

Scale of tech industry in Ireland may require second data protection chief, says TD

Ireland may need more than one data protection commissioner to regulate all the social media and technology companies with headquarters here, according to the [...] Read full article: Scale of tech industry in Ireland may re...→

S&P pays $44bn for IHS Markit as financial-data providers race for scale

S&P pays $44bn for IHS Markit as financial-data providers race for scale

Like their consumer-tech counterparts, market-information providers want to lock clients into self-contained ecosystems Read full article: S&P pays $44bn for IHS Markit as financi...→

Cannabis companies use AI tech to create purer, stronger weed as industry booms

Cannabis companies use AI tech to create purer, stronger weed as industry booms

The cannabis industry has grown rapidly in recent years as a raft of countries relax their drug laws. Now, AI is helping to engineer and develop personalised m [...] Read full article: Cannabis companies use AI tech to create...→

Coronavirus in Ireland: Pub closures are baseless, say industry chiefs

Coronavirus in Ireland: Pub closures are baseless, say industry chiefs

The government “does not trust” pubs to operate responsibly and is creating baseless restrictions to keep them closed over Christmas, an industry body has said [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Ireland: Pub closures are...→

Inventors design high-tech helmets for Covid protection

Inventors design high-tech helmets for Covid protection

For two months, Yezin Al-Qaysi has been riding the Toronto subway wearing a huge black "mad helmet". Read full article: Inventors design high-tech helmets for C...→

Zuckerberg and Dorsey warn against stripping tech firms of protection

Zuckerberg and Dorsey warn against stripping tech firms of protection

Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey and Sundar Pichai, the CEOs of Facebook, Twitter and Google, will testify on Wednesday before the Senate Commerce Committee. Read full article: Zuckerberg and Dorsey warn against strip...→

Thousands of jobs threatened by new pub restrictions in Northern Ireland, industry warns

Thousands of jobs threatened by new pub restrictions in Northern Ireland, industry warns

Thousands of jobs will be lost due to new restrictions on pubs and restaurants in Northern Ireland, the industry has warned. Read full article: Thousands of jobs threatened by new pub ...→

Department for Education in ‘direct breach’ of data protection law – watchdog

Department for Education in ‘direct breach’ of data protection law – watchdog

The Information Commissioner’s Office has issued 139 recommendations for improvement at the department. Read full article: Department for Education in ‘direct brea...→

Coronavirus in Ireland: Construction industry records sharpest ever drop in output

Coronavirus in Ireland: Construction industry records sharpest ever drop in output

Ireland’s construction industry recorded its sharpest drop in output ever between April and June, worse even than during the height of the financial crisis.The [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Ireland: Construction ind...→

Coronavirus in Ireland: Drinks industry calls for clear road map on reopening pubs

Coronavirus in Ireland: Drinks industry calls for clear road map on reopening pubs

The government needs to publish social-distancing guidelines needed for the reopening of thousands of pubs “as soon as possible”, a drinks group has said.Patri [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Ireland: Drinks industry ...→

Tech giants given 12 months to meet new child privacy protection rules

Tech giants given 12 months to meet new child privacy protection rules

Code forces firms to make young people a priority from the design up or face enforcement action, including fines. Read full article: Tech giants given 12 months to meet new ...→

Coronavirus: Delay to reopening Northern Ireland wet pubs 'a catastrophic blow' for the industry

Coronavirus: Delay to reopening Northern Ireland wet pubs 'a catastrophic blow' for the industry

Bar owners, including one who estimates he has lost £100,000 during lockdown, have reacted with dismay to a delay in the reopening of drink-only pubs. Read full article: Coronavirus: Delay to reopening Northern...→

Northern Ireland fishing industry remains in the dark as Brexit approaches

Northern Ireland fishing industry remains in the dark as Brexit approaches

With just five weeks to go until the UK finally leaves the EU, Northern Ireland's fishing industry is still seeking clarity on how it will operate from January [...] Read full article: Northern Ireland fishing industry remain...→

Big tech has been allowed to trample the news industry for too long

Big tech has been allowed to trample the news industry for too long

Newspaper and magazine sales keep on falling as more and more people choose to consume journalism digitally on smartphones, laptops and tablets, yet fewer than [...] Read full article: Big tech has been allowed to trample the...→

Another data protection domino falls

Another data protection domino falls

Amid the clamour of the most contentious US presidential election in living memory, a milestone data protection vote went almost unnoticed.The passage of propo [...] Read full article: Another data protection domino falls...→

How using data and tech speeded response to Covid-19

How using data and tech speeded response to Covid-19

Digital transformation of business highlighted in broad range of businesses, from healthcare to legal technology Read full article: How using data and tech speeded response...→

The sky’s the limit on fines for data protection breaches

The sky’s the limit on fines for data protection breaches

Geoffrey Howe had a long and distinguished career but never entirely escaped his close friend Denis Healey’s jibe that being on the receiving end of his speech [...] Read full article: The sky’s the limit on fines for data pr...→

Big tech earnings, US economic data, early voters pour in for US presidential election

Big tech earnings, US economic data, early voters pour in for US presidential election

Big tech companies reported mixed earnings for the most recent quarter, and Donald Trump is pointing to strong third-quarter GDP days before the US presidentia [...] Read full article: Big tech earnings, US economic data, ear...→

The battle over 11,500 lines of code that could change the tech industry

The battle over 11,500 lines of code that could change the tech industry

One of the most important copyright cases to rock the technology industry is playing out in America's top court between Google and Oracle Read full article: The battle over 11,500 lines of code tha...→

Cineworld to shut all 128 of its cinemas in the UK and Ireland as industry becomes 'unviable' - reports

Cineworld to shut all 128 of its cinemas in the UK and Ireland as industry becomes 'unviable' - reports

Cineworld is set to shut all 128 of its theatres in the UK and Ireland as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic according to reports. Read full article: Cineworld to shut all 128 of its cinemas...→

Big tech firms may be handing Hong Kong user data to China

Big tech firms may be handing Hong Kong user data to China

Allegation follows new law that lets Hong Kong ask for sensitive data if deemed to threaten national security Read full article: Big tech firms may be handing Hong Kong ...→

'They cannot be forgotten': Gary Lightbody calls for support as Northern Ireland live events industry faces collapse

'They cannot be forgotten': Gary Lightbody calls for support as Northern Ireland live events industry faces collapse

Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody is backing is a campaign by the live events industry in Northern Ireland calling for Government support to prevent its coll [...] Read full article: 'They cannot be forgotten': Gary Lightbo...→

The UK tech industry has a diversity problem

The UK tech industry has a diversity problem

If there’s one thing we’ve learnt through lockdown, it’s that we all need more tech skills. “You’re on mute,” will most certainly go down as the phrase of 2020 [...] Read full article: The UK tech industry has a diversity pro...→

Alarming data on the cost of Covid in Northern Ireland, but also reasons for hope

On seemingly every front, the economic statistics with regard to the impact of Covid look bad for Northern Ireland. Read full article: Alarming data on the cost of Covid in No...→

What are the child protection measures tech firms must follow by next year?

What are the child protection measures tech firms must follow by next year?

Companies have 12 months to ensure they adhere to the data regulator’s Age Appropriate Design Code. Read full article: What are the child protection measures t...→

Ministers accused over data protection during pandemic

Ministers accused over data protection during pandemic

A number of MPs have signed a letter to Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham to raise their concerns. Read full article: Ministers accused over data protection d...→

Maajid Nawaz scrutinises morals of tech industry amid Apple slavery row

Maajid Nawaz scrutinises morals of tech industry amid Apple slavery row

After reports that Apple are lobbying against an anti-slave labour bill, Maajid Nawaz urged the public remain skeptical. Read full article: Maajid Nawaz scrutinises morals of tech ...→

Tech giants face new competition regime to tackle data and advertising dominance

Tech giants face new competition regime to tackle data and advertising dominance

It comes as a report warned that news publishers face an ‘existential threat’ from dominant tech giants. Read full article: Tech giants face new competition regime ...→

The heartbreaking data which shows scale of child poverty crisis in North East

The heartbreaking data which shows scale of child poverty crisis in North East

Alarming figures have revealed the growing number of children living below the poverty line in the majority of the North East parliamentary constituencies Read full article: The heartbreaking data which shows scale...→

Relief for airline after UK’s data protection regulator cuts penalty to £20m...

Relief for airline after UK’s data protection regulator cuts penalty to £20m... The new British Airways boss will be tasked with rebuilding the UK national car [...] Read full article: Relief for airline after UK’s data prote...→

Coronavirus in Ireland: Aviation industry ‘will not recover until 2024’

Coronavirus in Ireland: Aviation industry ‘will not recover until 2024’

The Irish aviation sector has lost 25 years of growth and there’s no guarantee that cancelled routes will re-emerge “overnight” after the pandemic, the head of [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Ireland: Aviation industr...→

Energy industry gurus target fledgling Scottish tech firms with multi-million fund

Two top energy industry entrepreneurs are looking to provide a shot in the arm for fledgling Scottish technology enterprises after launching a multi-million-po [...] Read full article: Energy industry gurus target fledgling S...→

Under-threat Northern Ireland music industry is not going down without a fight

At the beginning of the year Sean Pagel was looking forward to spending the summer at a string of festivals with Liam Gallagher. Read full article: Under-threat Northern Ireland music indu...→

£50 voucher plan to help boost Northern Ireland tourism industry proposed

£50 voucher plan to help boost Northern Ireland tourism industry proposed

A plan to boost Northern Ireland's struggling tourism industry could see households handed £50 vouchers. Read full article: £50 voucher plan to help boost Northern ...→

Second Northern Ireland Nightingale facility in case of 'full scale coronavirus assault'

Second Northern Ireland Nightingale facility in case of 'full scale coronavirus assault'

The Health Minister has announced plans for a second Nightingale hospital in Northern Ireland in case of a second surge of Covid-19. Read full article: Second Northern Ireland Nightingale faci...→

Multi-billion pound scale of Treasury pandemic money for Northern Ireland becomes clearer

The Treasury’s spending on tackling the pandemic in Northern Ireland is so vast that it has seen government spending almost double from that normally required [...] Read full article: Multi-billion pound scale of Treasury pa...→

'A scale never seen before': Industry body say offshore workers should be routinely tested for coronavirus

'A scale never seen before': Industry body say offshore workers should be routinely tested for coronavirus

OFFSHORE workers should be routinely tested for Covid-19 to speed up the recovery from the pandemic, the industry body has said. Read full article: 'A scale never seen before': Industry bo...→

S&P pays $44bn for IHS Markit as financial-data providers race for scale

S&P pays $44bn for IHS Markit as financial-data providers race for scale

Like their consumer-tech counterparts, market-information providers want to lock clients into self-contained ecosystems Read full article: S&P pays $44bn for IHS Markit as financi...→

Maajid Nawaz scrutinises morals of tech industry amid Apple slavery row

Maajid Nawaz scrutinises morals of tech industry amid Apple slavery row

After reports that Apple are lobbying against an anti-slave labour bill, Maajid Nawaz urged the public remain skeptical. Read full article: Maajid Nawaz scrutinises morals of tech ...→

Big tech has been allowed to trample the news industry for too long

Big tech has been allowed to trample the news industry for too long

Newspaper and magazine sales keep on falling as more and more people choose to consume journalism digitally on smartphones, laptops and tablets, yet fewer than [...] Read full article: Big tech has been allowed to trample the...→

Coronavirus in Ireland: Pub closures are baseless, say industry chiefs

Coronavirus in Ireland: Pub closures are baseless, say industry chiefs

The government “does not trust” pubs to operate responsibly and is creating baseless restrictions to keep them closed over Christmas, an industry body has said [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Ireland: Pub closures are...→

The heartbreaking data which shows scale of child poverty crisis in North East

The heartbreaking data which shows scale of child poverty crisis in North East

Alarming figures have revealed the growing number of children living below the poverty line in the majority of the North East parliamentary constituencies Read full article: The heartbreaking data which shows scale...→

How using data and tech speeded response to Covid-19

How using data and tech speeded response to Covid-19

Digital transformation of business highlighted in broad range of businesses, from healthcare to legal technology Read full article: How using data and tech speeded response...→

Inventors design high-tech helmets for Covid protection

Inventors design high-tech helmets for Covid protection

For two months, Yezin Al-Qaysi has been riding the Toronto subway wearing a huge black "mad helmet". Read full article: Inventors design high-tech helmets for C...→

Big tech earnings, US economic data, early voters pour in for US presidential election

Big tech earnings, US economic data, early voters pour in for US presidential election

Big tech companies reported mixed earnings for the most recent quarter, and Donald Trump is pointing to strong third-quarter GDP days before the US presidentia [...] Read full article: Big tech earnings, US economic data, ear...→

Zuckerberg and Dorsey warn against stripping tech firms of protection

Zuckerberg and Dorsey warn against stripping tech firms of protection

Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey and Sundar Pichai, the CEOs of Facebook, Twitter and Google, will testify on Wednesday before the Senate Commerce Committee. Read full article: Zuckerberg and Dorsey warn against strip...→

Relief for airline after UK’s data protection regulator cuts penalty to £20m...

Relief for airline after UK’s data protection regulator cuts penalty to £20m... The new British Airways boss will be tasked with rebuilding the UK national car [...] Read full article: Relief for airline after UK’s data prote...→

The battle over 11,500 lines of code that could change the tech industry

The battle over 11,500 lines of code that could change the tech industry

One of the most important copyright cases to rock the technology industry is playing out in America's top court between Google and Oracle Read full article: The battle over 11,500 lines of code tha...→

Department for Education in ‘direct breach’ of data protection law – watchdog

Department for Education in ‘direct breach’ of data protection law – watchdog

The Information Commissioner’s Office has issued 139 recommendations for improvement at the department. Read full article: Department for Education in ‘direct brea...→

Energy industry gurus target fledgling Scottish tech firms with multi-million fund

Two top energy industry entrepreneurs are looking to provide a shot in the arm for fledgling Scottish technology enterprises after launching a multi-million-po [...] Read full article: Energy industry gurus target fledgling S...→

Big tech firms may be handing Hong Kong user data to China

Big tech firms may be handing Hong Kong user data to China

Allegation follows new law that lets Hong Kong ask for sensitive data if deemed to threaten national security Read full article: Big tech firms may be handing Hong Kong ...→

Coronavirus in Ireland: Construction industry records sharpest ever drop in output

Coronavirus in Ireland: Construction industry records sharpest ever drop in output

Ireland’s construction industry recorded its sharpest drop in output ever between April and June, worse even than during the height of the financial crisis.The [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Ireland: Construction ind...→

Second Northern Ireland Nightingale facility in case of 'full scale coronavirus assault'

Second Northern Ireland Nightingale facility in case of 'full scale coronavirus assault'

The Health Minister has announced plans for a second Nightingale hospital in Northern Ireland in case of a second surge of Covid-19. Read full article: Second Northern Ireland Nightingale faci...→

Alarming data on the cost of Covid in Northern Ireland, but also reasons for hope

On seemingly every front, the economic statistics with regard to the impact of Covid look bad for Northern Ireland. Read full article: Alarming data on the cost of Covid in No...→

Tech giants given 12 months to meet new child privacy protection rules

Tech giants given 12 months to meet new child privacy protection rules

Code forces firms to make young people a priority from the design up or face enforcement action, including fines. Read full article: Tech giants given 12 months to meet new ...→

'A scale never seen before': Industry body say offshore workers should be routinely tested for coronavirus

'A scale never seen before': Industry body say offshore workers should be routinely tested for coronavirus

OFFSHORE workers should be routinely tested for Covid-19 to speed up the recovery from the pandemic, the industry body has said. Read full article: 'A scale never seen before': Industry bo...→

Ministers accused over data protection during pandemic

Ministers accused over data protection during pandemic

A number of MPs have signed a letter to Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham to raise their concerns. Read full article: Ministers accused over data protection d...→

Northern Ireland fishing industry remains in the dark as Brexit approaches

Northern Ireland fishing industry remains in the dark as Brexit approaches

With just five weeks to go until the UK finally leaves the EU, Northern Ireland's fishing industry is still seeking clarity on how it will operate from January [...] Read full article: Northern Ireland fishing industry remain...→

Cannabis companies use AI tech to create purer, stronger weed as industry booms

Cannabis companies use AI tech to create purer, stronger weed as industry booms

The cannabis industry has grown rapidly in recent years as a raft of countries relax their drug laws. Now, AI is helping to engineer and develop personalised m [...] Read full article: Cannabis companies use AI tech to create...→

Tech giants face new competition regime to tackle data and advertising dominance

Tech giants face new competition regime to tackle data and advertising dominance

It comes as a report warned that news publishers face an ‘existential threat’ from dominant tech giants. Read full article: Tech giants face new competition regime ...→

Another data protection domino falls

Another data protection domino falls

Amid the clamour of the most contentious US presidential election in living memory, a milestone data protection vote went almost unnoticed.The passage of propo [...] Read full article: Another data protection domino falls...→

The sky’s the limit on fines for data protection breaches

The sky’s the limit on fines for data protection breaches

Geoffrey Howe had a long and distinguished career but never entirely escaped his close friend Denis Healey’s jibe that being on the receiving end of his speech [...] Read full article: The sky’s the limit on fines for data pr...→

Thousands of jobs threatened by new pub restrictions in Northern Ireland, industry warns

Thousands of jobs threatened by new pub restrictions in Northern Ireland, industry warns

Thousands of jobs will be lost due to new restrictions on pubs and restaurants in Northern Ireland, the industry has warned. Read full article: Thousands of jobs threatened by new pub ...→

Coronavirus in Ireland: Aviation industry ‘will not recover until 2024’

Coronavirus in Ireland: Aviation industry ‘will not recover until 2024’

The Irish aviation sector has lost 25 years of growth and there’s no guarantee that cancelled routes will re-emerge “overnight” after the pandemic, the head of [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Ireland: Aviation industr...→

Cineworld to shut all 128 of its cinemas in the UK and Ireland as industry becomes 'unviable' - reports

Cineworld to shut all 128 of its cinemas in the UK and Ireland as industry becomes 'unviable' - reports

Cineworld is set to shut all 128 of its theatres in the UK and Ireland as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic according to reports. Read full article: Cineworld to shut all 128 of its cinemas...→

Under-threat Northern Ireland music industry is not going down without a fight

At the beginning of the year Sean Pagel was looking forward to spending the summer at a string of festivals with Liam Gallagher. Read full article: Under-threat Northern Ireland music indu...→

'They cannot be forgotten': Gary Lightbody calls for support as Northern Ireland live events industry faces collapse

'They cannot be forgotten': Gary Lightbody calls for support as Northern Ireland live events industry faces collapse

Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody is backing is a campaign by the live events industry in Northern Ireland calling for Government support to prevent its coll [...] Read full article: 'They cannot be forgotten': Gary Lightbo...→

£50 voucher plan to help boost Northern Ireland tourism industry proposed

£50 voucher plan to help boost Northern Ireland tourism industry proposed

A plan to boost Northern Ireland's struggling tourism industry could see households handed £50 vouchers. Read full article: £50 voucher plan to help boost Northern ...→

The UK tech industry has a diversity problem

The UK tech industry has a diversity problem

If there’s one thing we’ve learnt through lockdown, it’s that we all need more tech skills. “You’re on mute,” will most certainly go down as the phrase of 2020 [...] Read full article: The UK tech industry has a diversity pro...→

Coronavirus in Ireland: Drinks industry calls for clear road map on reopening pubs

Coronavirus in Ireland: Drinks industry calls for clear road map on reopening pubs

The government needs to publish social-distancing guidelines needed for the reopening of thousands of pubs “as soon as possible”, a drinks group has said.Patri [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Ireland: Drinks industry ...→

Multi-billion pound scale of Treasury pandemic money for Northern Ireland becomes clearer

The Treasury’s spending on tackling the pandemic in Northern Ireland is so vast that it has seen government spending almost double from that normally required [...] Read full article: Multi-billion pound scale of Treasury pa...→

What are the child protection measures tech firms must follow by next year?

What are the child protection measures tech firms must follow by next year?

Companies have 12 months to ensure they adhere to the data regulator’s Age Appropriate Design Code. Read full article: What are the child protection measures t...→

Coronavirus: Delay to reopening Northern Ireland wet pubs 'a catastrophic blow' for the industry

Coronavirus: Delay to reopening Northern Ireland wet pubs 'a catastrophic blow' for the industry

Bar owners, including one who estimates he has lost £100,000 during lockdown, have reacted with dismay to a delay in the reopening of drink-only pubs. Read full article: Coronavirus: Delay to reopening Northern...→

S&P pays $44bn for IHS Markit as financial-data providers race for scale

S&P pays $44bn for IHS Markit as financial-data providers race for scale

Like their consumer-tech counterparts, market-information providers want to lock clients into self-contained ecosystems Read full article: S&P pays $44bn for IHS Markit as financi...→

Northern Ireland fishing industry remains in the dark as Brexit approaches

Northern Ireland fishing industry remains in the dark as Brexit approaches

With just five weeks to go until the UK finally leaves the EU, Northern Ireland's fishing industry is still seeking clarity on how it will operate from January [...] Read full article: Northern Ireland fishing industry remain...→

Maajid Nawaz scrutinises morals of tech industry amid Apple slavery row

Maajid Nawaz scrutinises morals of tech industry amid Apple slavery row

After reports that Apple are lobbying against an anti-slave labour bill, Maajid Nawaz urged the public remain skeptical. Read full article: Maajid Nawaz scrutinises morals of tech ...→

Cannabis companies use AI tech to create purer, stronger weed as industry booms

Cannabis companies use AI tech to create purer, stronger weed as industry booms

The cannabis industry has grown rapidly in recent years as a raft of countries relax their drug laws. Now, AI is helping to engineer and develop personalised m [...] Read full article: Cannabis companies use AI tech to create...→

Big tech has been allowed to trample the news industry for too long

Big tech has been allowed to trample the news industry for too long

Newspaper and magazine sales keep on falling as more and more people choose to consume journalism digitally on smartphones, laptops and tablets, yet fewer than [...] Read full article: Big tech has been allowed to trample the...→

Tech giants face new competition regime to tackle data and advertising dominance

Tech giants face new competition regime to tackle data and advertising dominance

It comes as a report warned that news publishers face an ‘existential threat’ from dominant tech giants. Read full article: Tech giants face new competition regime ...→

Coronavirus in Ireland: Pub closures are baseless, say industry chiefs

Coronavirus in Ireland: Pub closures are baseless, say industry chiefs

The government “does not trust” pubs to operate responsibly and is creating baseless restrictions to keep them closed over Christmas, an industry body has said [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Ireland: Pub closures are...→

Another data protection domino falls

Another data protection domino falls

Amid the clamour of the most contentious US presidential election in living memory, a milestone data protection vote went almost unnoticed.The passage of propo [...] Read full article: Another data protection domino falls...→

The heartbreaking data which shows scale of child poverty crisis in North East

The heartbreaking data which shows scale of child poverty crisis in North East

Alarming figures have revealed the growing number of children living below the poverty line in the majority of the North East parliamentary constituencies Read full article: The heartbreaking data which shows scale...→

How using data and tech speeded response to Covid-19

How using data and tech speeded response to Covid-19

Digital transformation of business highlighted in broad range of businesses, from healthcare to legal technology Read full article: How using data and tech speeded response...→

Inventors design high-tech helmets for Covid protection

Inventors design high-tech helmets for Covid protection

For two months, Yezin Al-Qaysi has been riding the Toronto subway wearing a huge black "mad helmet". Read full article: Inventors design high-tech helmets for C...→

The sky’s the limit on fines for data protection breaches

The sky’s the limit on fines for data protection breaches

Geoffrey Howe had a long and distinguished career but never entirely escaped his close friend Denis Healey’s jibe that being on the receiving end of his speech [...] Read full article: The sky’s the limit on fines for data pr...→

Big tech earnings, US economic data, early voters pour in for US presidential election

Big tech earnings, US economic data, early voters pour in for US presidential election

Big tech companies reported mixed earnings for the most recent quarter, and Donald Trump is pointing to strong third-quarter GDP days before the US presidentia [...] Read full article: Big tech earnings, US economic data, ear...→

Zuckerberg and Dorsey warn against stripping tech firms of protection

Zuckerberg and Dorsey warn against stripping tech firms of protection

Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey and Sundar Pichai, the CEOs of Facebook, Twitter and Google, will testify on Wednesday before the Senate Commerce Committee. Read full article: Zuckerberg and Dorsey warn against strip...→

Relief for airline after UK’s data protection regulator cuts penalty to £20m...

Relief for airline after UK’s data protection regulator cuts penalty to £20m... The new British Airways boss will be tasked with rebuilding the UK national car [...] Read full article: Relief for airline after UK’s data prote...→

Thousands of jobs threatened by new pub restrictions in Northern Ireland, industry warns

Thousands of jobs threatened by new pub restrictions in Northern Ireland, industry warns

Thousands of jobs will be lost due to new restrictions on pubs and restaurants in Northern Ireland, the industry has warned. Read full article: Thousands of jobs threatened by new pub ...→

The battle over 11,500 lines of code that could change the tech industry

The battle over 11,500 lines of code that could change the tech industry

One of the most important copyright cases to rock the technology industry is playing out in America's top court between Google and Oracle Read full article: The battle over 11,500 lines of code tha...→

Coronavirus in Ireland: Aviation industry ‘will not recover until 2024’

Coronavirus in Ireland: Aviation industry ‘will not recover until 2024’

The Irish aviation sector has lost 25 years of growth and there’s no guarantee that cancelled routes will re-emerge “overnight” after the pandemic, the head of [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Ireland: Aviation industr...→

Department for Education in ‘direct breach’ of data protection law – watchdog

Department for Education in ‘direct breach’ of data protection law – watchdog

The Information Commissioner’s Office has issued 139 recommendations for improvement at the department. Read full article: Department for Education in ‘direct brea...→

Cineworld to shut all 128 of its cinemas in the UK and Ireland as industry becomes 'unviable' - reports

Cineworld to shut all 128 of its cinemas in the UK and Ireland as industry becomes 'unviable' - reports

Cineworld is set to shut all 128 of its theatres in the UK and Ireland as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic according to reports. Read full article: Cineworld to shut all 128 of its cinemas...→

Energy industry gurus target fledgling Scottish tech firms with multi-million fund

Two top energy industry entrepreneurs are looking to provide a shot in the arm for fledgling Scottish technology enterprises after launching a multi-million-po [...] Read full article: Energy industry gurus target fledgling S...→

Big tech firms may be handing Hong Kong user data to China

Big tech firms may be handing Hong Kong user data to China

Allegation follows new law that lets Hong Kong ask for sensitive data if deemed to threaten national security Read full article: Big tech firms may be handing Hong Kong ...→

Under-threat Northern Ireland music industry is not going down without a fight

At the beginning of the year Sean Pagel was looking forward to spending the summer at a string of festivals with Liam Gallagher. Read full article: Under-threat Northern Ireland music indu...→

'They cannot be forgotten': Gary Lightbody calls for support as Northern Ireland live events industry faces collapse

'They cannot be forgotten': Gary Lightbody calls for support as Northern Ireland live events industry faces collapse

Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody is backing is a campaign by the live events industry in Northern Ireland calling for Government support to prevent its coll [...] Read full article: 'They cannot be forgotten': Gary Lightbo...→

£50 voucher plan to help boost Northern Ireland tourism industry proposed

£50 voucher plan to help boost Northern Ireland tourism industry proposed

A plan to boost Northern Ireland's struggling tourism industry could see households handed £50 vouchers. Read full article: £50 voucher plan to help boost Northern ...→

Coronavirus in Ireland: Construction industry records sharpest ever drop in output

Coronavirus in Ireland: Construction industry records sharpest ever drop in output

Ireland’s construction industry recorded its sharpest drop in output ever between April and June, worse even than during the height of the financial crisis.The [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Ireland: Construction ind...→

The UK tech industry has a diversity problem

The UK tech industry has a diversity problem

If there’s one thing we’ve learnt through lockdown, it’s that we all need more tech skills. “You’re on mute,” will most certainly go down as the phrase of 2020 [...] Read full article: The UK tech industry has a diversity pro...→

Second Northern Ireland Nightingale facility in case of 'full scale coronavirus assault'

Second Northern Ireland Nightingale facility in case of 'full scale coronavirus assault'

The Health Minister has announced plans for a second Nightingale hospital in Northern Ireland in case of a second surge of Covid-19. Read full article: Second Northern Ireland Nightingale faci...→

Coronavirus in Ireland: Drinks industry calls for clear road map on reopening pubs

Coronavirus in Ireland: Drinks industry calls for clear road map on reopening pubs

The government needs to publish social-distancing guidelines needed for the reopening of thousands of pubs “as soon as possible”, a drinks group has said.Patri [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Ireland: Drinks industry ...→

Alarming data on the cost of Covid in Northern Ireland, but also reasons for hope

On seemingly every front, the economic statistics with regard to the impact of Covid look bad for Northern Ireland. Read full article: Alarming data on the cost of Covid in No...→

Multi-billion pound scale of Treasury pandemic money for Northern Ireland becomes clearer

The Treasury’s spending on tackling the pandemic in Northern Ireland is so vast that it has seen government spending almost double from that normally required [...] Read full article: Multi-billion pound scale of Treasury pa...→

Tech giants given 12 months to meet new child privacy protection rules

Tech giants given 12 months to meet new child privacy protection rules

Code forces firms to make young people a priority from the design up or face enforcement action, including fines. Read full article: Tech giants given 12 months to meet new ...→

What are the child protection measures tech firms must follow by next year?

What are the child protection measures tech firms must follow by next year?

Companies have 12 months to ensure they adhere to the data regulator’s Age Appropriate Design Code. Read full article: What are the child protection measures t...→

'A scale never seen before': Industry body say offshore workers should be routinely tested for coronavirus

'A scale never seen before': Industry body say offshore workers should be routinely tested for coronavirus

OFFSHORE workers should be routinely tested for Covid-19 to speed up the recovery from the pandemic, the industry body has said. Read full article: 'A scale never seen before': Industry bo...→

Coronavirus: Delay to reopening Northern Ireland wet pubs 'a catastrophic blow' for the industry

Coronavirus: Delay to reopening Northern Ireland wet pubs 'a catastrophic blow' for the industry

Bar owners, including one who estimates he has lost £100,000 during lockdown, have reacted with dismay to a delay in the reopening of drink-only pubs. Read full article: Coronavirus: Delay to reopening Northern...→

Ministers accused over data protection during pandemic

Ministers accused over data protection during pandemic

A number of MPs have signed a letter to Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham to raise their concerns. Read full article: Ministers accused over data protection d...→