Monday July 20, 2015
A Spanish judge has asked Europe's top court if online taxi-hailing app Uber is a "mere transport service" or a digital service, as the US start-up claims, in a case that could set a precedent for legal battles across the continent.
Friday May 08, 2015
Sterling bounced back to its highest level in a week last night and had its most dramatic one day jump in six years after it became apparent that there would not be long drawn out negotiations on the formation of the next UK government.
Wednesday February 18, 2015
Snapchat is reportedly looking to raise as much as $500m in a new funding round that would value the mobile messaging company at up to $19bn.
Tuesday February 03, 2015
Accenture is to create 250 new posts here between now and the end of August, which will bring its Irish workforce to 1,850.
Thursday January 29, 2015
A round-up of news from at home and abroad.
Tuesday January 20, 2015
With 1.35 billion users of its Internet social network, Facebook would rank as the world's second-most populous nation if it were a country.
Wednesday December 24, 2014
South Korean prosecutors brought charges this morning against the US founder and CEO of smartphone cab service Uber and his Korean partner for operating an illegal taxi service, the latest in a string of bad publicity for the firm.
Saturday September 27, 2014
A driver for the popular car-hailing service Uber has been charged with seriously injuring a passenger by hitting him over the head with a hammer in the US.
Tuesday September 16, 2014
The controversial but popular car pick-up service Uber has claimed a victory in Germany after a court threw out an injunction levelled against its operations in Europe's biggest economy.
Wednesday August 13, 2014
Uber, the mobile app that connects passengers with private cars for hire, says it has doubled the size of its business in Dublin since it launched its low-cost UberX service in June.