Denis O'Brien said Digicel did not need to proceed with the IPO and it was 'a great feeling not to need any funding'

Digicel bonds fall on back of IPO postponement

07 Oct Digicel's bonds fell by as much as 3.8%, the biggest drop since last year, after the Denis O'Brien-owned company abandoned plans to raise as much as $2bn in an IPO scheduled to price today in New York.

The case was brought over the transfer of data to the US by the Irish subsidiary of Facebook

European court online data ruling welcomed

06 Oct The Data Protection Commissioner has welcomed a ruling by the EU's highest court which found that a system enabling data transfers from the European Union to the United States by thousands of companies is invalid.

Microsoft unveiled three phones at an event in New York: The Lumia 950, the Lumia 950XL, and the Lumia 550

Microsoft unveils new smartphones and tablet

06 Oct Microsoft has unveiled a new line of Lumia smartphones, a new Surface Pro tablet and an updated version of its wearable fitness tracker, Microsoft Band, that will run on Windows 10 - its latest operating system.

Jack Dorsey is one of Twitter's co-founders and had already served as CEO until 2008

Twitter names Jack Dorsey as permanent CEO

05 Oct Twitter has named co-founder and interim chief executive Jack Dorsey as its permanent CEO, ending months of speculation about who would take the reins at the company.

T-Mobile said the data included names, addresses, birth dates, Social Security numbers, driver's licence numbers and passport numbers

Data of 15m people exposed in US T-Mobile breach

02 Oct Experian, the world's biggest consumer credit monitoring firm, has disclosed a massive data breach that exposed sensitive personal data of some 15m people who applied for service with T-Mobile in the United States.

Accenture already employs 1,800 people in Ireland

Accenture to create 200 jobs in Dublin

30 Sep Management consulting firm Accenture is to create 200 jobs over the next 12 months at a new centre for innovation in Dublin, while recruitment firm Morgan McKinley has announced plans to create 80 jobs in Ireland over the next three years.

The announcements were dominated by the new Nexus phones and new Chromecast streaming devices (Pic: Google)

Google launches range of new products

29 Sep Google has announced a range of new products, including two new phones, a new laptop tablet hybrid, an update to its Chromecast streaming device and a new audio only version of it.