Aaron Rogan

Aaron Rogan

Paddy Power Betfair using secret tests in effort to tackle problem gamblers

Paddy Power Betfair using secret tests in effort to tackle problem gamblers

Paddy Power Betfair is conducting secret tests on problem gamblers as it attempts to change its a...

Cashing in on direct provision

Cashing in on direct provision

The direct provision system, which processes asylum seekers in this country, is a lucrative business for those who run it. But who exactly owns these firms, and how much money do they make?

Lazy lawmaking passes the buck to Facebook

Lazy lawmaking passes the buck to Facebook

The giant social network is scrambling to atone for years of failures on fake news, but current Irish law isn’t giving it much to work with

How betting firms play the odds for winners and losers

How betting firms play the odds for winners and losers

Ireland’s self-regulated gambling industry monitors its customers closely for betting patterns – but it is coming under increasing scrutiny over how it uses that information

Airbnb hosts to be given Fáilte certification

Airbnb hosts to be given Fáilte certification

Move comes as restrictions on short-term letting kick in

Intercom had no HR team before complaints of sexual harassment

Intercom had no HR team before complaints of sexual harassment

The billion-dollar Irish tech company at the centre of sexual harassment allegations did not have...

Upgrade our venue or pay, Cosgrave tells Lisbon Web Summit’s contract with host city revealed

Upgrade our venue or pay, Cosgrave tells Lisbon Web Summit’s contract with host city revealed

Lisbon city council will have to pay compensation to the Web Summit if it does not upgrade a conf...

Ex Paddy Power CEO: gambling firms ‘preying on vulnerable’

Ex Paddy Power CEO: gambling firms ‘preying on vulnerable’

The co-founder of the betting giant Paddy Power has said the failure by the gambling industry to ...

Dixon’s US trip aimed to show Ireland no soft touch

Dixon’s US trip aimed to show Ireland no soft touch

The Data Protection Commissioner says she wants the sanctions she imposes on tech companies to have ‘precedential value’

Chinese giant Huawei looks to hire staff here amid 5G controversy

Chinese giant Huawei looks to hire staff here amid 5G controversy

Smartphone firm ramps up strategy to become world’s leading cloud platform in five years, as US wages diplomatic war over alleged security risks

Google’s Dublin workers asked to work on US drone warfare project

Google’s Dublin workers asked to work on US drone warfare project

An Irish software engineer who quit over the Pentagon contract said that managers asked her to help develop a system to keep US Department of Defense data classified on Google systems

Facebook braced for first fines from under-fire Irish data watchdog

Facebook braced for first fines from under-fire Irish data watchdog

Inquiry at ‘advanced stage’ as Facebook admits it must be held to account

Facebook admits gaps in its efforts to stop election interference

Facebook admits gaps in its efforts to stop election interference

Facebook only has fact-checking partners for 14 of the 24 EU languages in place ahead of next mon...

Trampled under foot: Can small bookies survive the betting tax hike?

Trampled under foot: Can small bookies survive the betting tax hike?

Odds are that Paschal Donohoe’s move to raise the betting tax to 2 per cent of turnover will have independent operators falling out of the running

Amazon sought clarity on changes to data centre planning rules

Amazon sought clarity on changes to data centre planning rules

Tech giant lobbied government to delay planning rules for data centres, which will not come into force until later this year