Daily Archives: June 26, 2014

Five things we learned at ESOF 2014

Posted on by Will Goodbody

By Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent, in Copenhagen @willgoodbody For those addicted to science, ESOF 2014 in Copenhagen was the perfect fix. For six days, the Danish capital was transformed into a city of science, attracting around 4,500 delegates … Continue reading

Bank inquiry hobbled before it begins

Posted on by David Murphy

It is still some months before the bank inquiry will commence public hearings – but what we are learning about its scope and design gets worse by the week. The latest blow is that the investigation won’t be able to probe … Continue reading

ESOF 2014: What to expect

Posted on by Will Goodbody

By Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent @willgoodbody Robotic warfare. Big data. The Arctic. Drugs. Mining the Moon. Smart pills. Antibiotic resistance. Just a tiny handful of the weighty topics that will be grappled with in Copenhagen over the coming … Continue reading

Taxdodger News – Brussels edition

Posted on by Sean Whelan

By Economics Correspondent Sean Whelan The Brussels Economic Forum was on earlier this week: I was there hoping to hear ideas on how to refloat the European economy. Meanwhile across the road, the European Commission opened a new front on … Continue reading

Netflix and the battle for net-neutrality

Posted on by Will Goodbody

By Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent @willgoodbody The latest monthly index from movie and TV streaming, Netflix, which ranks which Internet Service Providers (ISPs) it claims provide the best prime time Netflix streaming experience in Ireland, makes interesting reading. … Continue reading

What does Wilbur Ross’ BoI sell-off mean for the taxpayer?

Posted on by David Murphy

  Many investors will be unnerved by the unexpected decision of Wilbur Ross, the billionaire US, to sell his entire stake in Bank of Ireland. His move to buy the stake three years ago rescued the company from full State … Continue reading