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€500k Naval Service deal for Voyager IP

€500k Naval Service deal for Voyager IP

Custom hats from Leitrim to the world

Custom hats from Leitrim to the world

Leitrim milliner Jennifer Wrynne started her fashion career as a visual merchandiser, working for Louis Vuitton in Brown Thomas.

Up Periscope . . . and Meerkat

Up Periscope . . . and Meerkat

Live streaming poses a huge danger to sporting rights-holders. So how are they going to stay one step ahead of state-of-the-art technology?

Core Media adapts to changing market

Core Media adapts to changing market

The country's biggest media buying agency has a 24 per cent market share and now has ten companies under its umbrella.

On the Spot: Jonathan Courtenay

On the Spot: Jonathan Courtenay

What is your job?

The dying art of sportswriting

The dying art of sportswriting

Sportswriting has become a dying art, with proper stories not being told as they should be

Swiss chocolate maker Lindt reports increase in sales

Swiss chocolate maker Lindt reports increase in sales

Chocolate maker Lindt & Sprüngli Group has reported a 17.4 per cent increase in sales to 1.4 billion Swiss francs for the first half of 2015, with its acquisition of US confectionery company Russell Stover driving growth.

How to trade up

How to trade up

New mortgage rules designed to stabilise the property market were introduced earlier this year. So how do you move up the housing ladder, and can you do it even when shackled to a home that lost value during the financial collapse, asks Margaret Higg

Media and marketing: Serial success

Media and marketing: Serial success

The success of crime podcast Serial has spiralled so much that its creator is now fair game for parody on Saturday Night Live

New netflix customers on back of popular content

New netflix customers on back of popular content

Internet TV service Netflix saw its subscriber numbers grow to 65.6 million in the second quarter, with growth driven by programmes such as Orange Is the New Black.

DigitalFood.ie turns over €50k in first month

DigitalFood.ie turns over €50k in first month

Johnson & Johnson's slackening second quarter sales

Johnson & Johnson's slackening second quarter sales

Healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson reported a dip in sales last week, with sales of $17.8 billion for the second quarter of 2015 – down 8.8 per cent on the same period a year earlier.

Death of Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata

Death of Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata

Satoru Iwata, the chief executive of Japanese video gaming giant Nintendo, died last week, after a long battle with cancer.

Nokia considers return to mobile phone market

Nokia considers return to mobile phone market

Finnish company Nokia has indicated that it may re-enter the mobile phone market next year via a partnership arrangement. The company’s phone business was bought by Microsoft last year.

Dwelling house exemption will help avoid CAT

Dwelling house exemption will help avoid CAT

As up to one-third of family assets now pass to the taxman upon inheritance, there are strategies to deal with succession anxiety