Aaron Rogan

Aaron Rogan

High insurance premiums ‘an existential threat’ to community activities, say voluntary groups

High insurance premiums ‘an existential threat’ to community activities, say voluntary groups

Over 30 members of a group representing community and voluntary organisations, charities and social enterprises attended a specially convened meeting last Tuesday to discuss the threat they were facing from increased insurance premiums

Irish gambler was involved in disputed bet that sparked £1m court case

Irish gambler was involved in disputed bet that sparked £1m court case

Bet365 and Megan McCann settled the case for less than £200,000 last week, according to a report on a gambling trade website

Boxing too clever? 'Loot boxes' spark concerns

Boxing too clever? 'Loot boxes' spark concerns

‘Loot boxes’ are fast becoming online gaming’s largest revenue source. But studies indicate they trigger addictive behaviour in children and are gambling by another name

Ryan ‘hopeful’ that Zuckerberg  will attend ‘fake news’ hearing

Ryan ‘hopeful’ that Zuckerberg will attend ‘fake news’ hearing

Zuckerberg has been criticised for not engaging directly with the international grand committee on disinformation and ‘fake news’, which is made up of politicians from nine parliaments

Ireland’s Alt Right: The people building an empire online

Ireland’s Alt Right: The people building an empire online

Extremist right-wing groups are skilfully using social media to build an audience and stoke fears that Ireland is being overrun by non-Irish hordes. These ultra-nationalists are being aided by some unlikely bedfellows

Dublin Pride reviews Google links over YouTube row

Dublin Pride reviews Google links over YouTube row

Dublin Pride festival director Jed Dowling will be contacting the National LGBT Federation after a board member of the group questioned Google’s suitability as a 'platinum sponsor' of the event

The Road to Hell: The Wicklow computer whiz caught up in the Silk Road drug sting

The Road to Hell: The Wicklow computer whiz caught up in the Silk Road drug sting

Last June, Gary Davis was at Body and Soul Festival. This summer, the young Wicklow man, who has Asperger’s syndrome, is in a New York jail. Newly-unsealed documents show how he became a central figure in the Silk Road drug scam on the Dark Web

Firms hit by rising premiums say that online companies are ‘claims harvesting’

Firms hit by rising premiums say that online companies are ‘claims harvesting’

Businesses facing rising insurance costs believe that a group of online companies are “claims h...

Donohoe and IDA urge Apple, Google to lobby OECD on tax rules

Donohoe and IDA urge Apple, Google to lobby OECD on tax rules

Paschal Donohoe and the IDA have urged multinationals based in Ireland to lobby the OECD on propo...

Google is accused of double standards in Pride row

Google is accused of double standards in Pride row

Social media giant criticised over claims it allows homophobic harassment on YouTube

Google Dublin ‘tells workers’ not to unionise

Google Dublin ‘tells workers’ not to unionise

Siptu hears that temps, vendors and contractors working for the tech giant are ‘nervous’ about joining a union and have been told ‘don’t do that’ by managers

How Google reaps the data dividend

How Google reaps the data dividend

Google is using our intimate and personal data to make money from advertisers. But if campaigners have their way, the web giant won’t be doing it for much longer

Businesses ‘reaching the endgame’, says insurance reform group

Businesses ‘reaching the endgame’, says insurance reform group

Convenience stores, play centres, local festivals and pubs are being threatened by premium hikes

EY criticised after boardroom gender gap report doubled actual numbers

EY criticised after boardroom gender gap report doubled actual numbers

A report by accountancy firm EY, which claimed that 31 per cent of Irish board members are women,...

Bookies body: gambling industry should be forced to pay into addiction fund

Bookies body: gambling industry should be forced to pay into addiction fund

Bookmakers who refuse to pay into a fund to deal with addiction should have their licences revoke...