There’s little point ignoring it any longer. With just over two weeks to go til December 25th, the Christmas Season is well and truly upon us. Between now and then we’re going to aim to sprinkle a little festive cheer and advent advice. We’ll talk books and food, we’ll bring you food advice and maybe even some seasonal songs and poetry. But we start with something altogether more practical. There’s no doubt that a whole array of gadgets, gizmos and technical trinkets will be make up a considerable amount of many Christmas stockings this Christmas. But buying the right gadget ...
After more than 70,000 customers of the supermarket SuperValu, and more than 8,000 at the insurance firm Axa were affected by the LoyaltyBuild credit card hack, both AIB and Permanent TSB have now confirmed that there is some evidence of possible fraud on cards that were involved in the breach. A statement from Ulster Bank and Bank of Ireland said there was no evidence of credit card fraud arising from the cyber attack. Sean was joined by Adrian Weckler, technology editor with the Irish Independent.
The New York Stock Exchange is bracing itself for a busy day Thursday as Twitter launches its much anticipated Twitter IPO. Traditionally, tech stocks are exchanged on the Nasdaq, but since the mess that was the Facebook launch in 2012, this move to the NYSE is significant. Sean was joined by Adrian Weckler, technology editor with the Irish Independent.
Household and family structures are changing in modern Ireland. The nuclear model of Mum and Dad and the 2.5 children is no longer the only model. Colm O’Gorman Amnesty International, Adrian Weckler, Technology editor of Independent Newspapers, Denise Charlton Immigrant Council of Ireland, and Senator Averil Power give their own personal experiences and have a general discussion on the way family structures have changed.
The company behind mobile operator 3 Ireland is set to buy its rival 02 Ireland. Spain's Telefonica is cash strapped and looking to sell 02 Ireland to help reduce massive debts. If 3 buys 02, it will move from being a mobile minnow to big fish. Adrian Weckler, Technology Editor with the Sunday Business Post tells us more.