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    The Business Saturday 30 August 2014

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    A weekly look at the world of business and personal finance with Richard Curran
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    The Economics of ISIS

    Much has been said about the brutality of ISIS, or the Islamic State as they're now known, and their infamous beheading of American journalist James Foley. But where does the group get the finance for these activities? To discuss we're joined by security analyst Tom Clonan, and Ian Black, Middle Eastern Editor of The Guardian.
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    John Maguire

    John McGuire is something of a poster boy for Ireland's property market in the mid 2000s. He owned a mortgage brokerage, First Credit and he was also the front man of the RTE show "I'm an Adult Get me out of Here", which gave advice to people who wanted to get on the property market. John joins us in studio.
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    How To Build A Billion Dollar App

    If you've ever used your phone to check your bank account, a bus time or to play Angry Birds, you've probably wished you could come up with simple app, make a fortune and retire to the South of France. George Berkowski is the man who crafted the popular Hailo app, and he's just written a book called "How To Build A Billion Dollar App".
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    The Typewriter Trade

    Many people,, including Oscar winning actor Tom Hanks, recently declared their love of the typewriter, a passion which led Hanks to build his own app, replicating the experience on a tablet. But can the virtual ever replace the traditional? We visited Joe Molloy's shop on Dorset St in Dublin to find out.

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