Saturday May 23, 2015
The US Senate has rejected legislation aimed at reforming NSA intelligence gathering, a blow to President Barack Obama and others who support ending the bulk collection of Americans' telephone records.
Friday May 08, 2015
A round-up of national and international news.
Thursday May 07, 2015
A US appeals court has ruled that the National Security Agency's massive collection of phone records of Americans is illegal, saying it exceeds the scope of what Congress authorised.
Tuesday March 24, 2015
A case gets under way today in the European Court of Justice on the extent to which US tech giants based in Ireland, such as Facebook, Google and Microsoft, should be allowed to transfer the personal data of users to the United States.
Tuesday March 10, 2015
CIA researchers have worked for nearly a decade to break the security protecting Apple phones and tablets, investigative news site The Intercept has reported, citing documents obtained from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Monday February 23, 2015
Eddie Redmayne and Julianne Moore won the Best Actor and Actress awards at the 87th Academy Awards, while 'Birdman' was crowned Best Picture.
Friday February 20, 2015
US and British intelligence agencies reportedly hacked into a major manufacturer of SIM cards to gain access to large amounts of data worldwide.
Tuesday February 03, 2015
The number of mortgage approvals in Ireland rose by 43.6% last year to 26,576, according to latest figures from the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland.
Thursday January 29, 2015
Ulster Bank is believed to be speeding up the sale of the lender's remaining Irish loans as the UK parent decides to cut its losses and wind up its toxic loans unit early.
Tuesday December 16, 2014
Apple, eBay and Amazon have joined forces with Microsoft in the software company's legal battle with the US government over access to customer data stored in Ireland.