According to the Financial Times, Skype plans to increase its headcount by nearly 50 percent this year. The hiring spree is an attempt by new CEO Tony Bates to inject urgency into the online telephony firm. Skype has been slow to come up with a broad “premium tier” of services for which it can charge […]
The Tánaiste and Minister for Education, Mary Coughlan TD, last month announced that Zeus, the US headquartered medical device company, is investing €10m in a 40,000sq ft expansion and creating 75 new manufacturing jobs over three years. The expansion of its facility at the IDA Business and Technology Park, Letterkenny, Co Donegal is supported by […]
21st October 2010, Dublin: Europe’s leader in ‘Content on Demand’, GoAdv has marked its rebrand to Populis (www.populis.com) with the opening of its new European headquarters in Dublin today. The company, which employs over 45 people in Ireland, is also expanding its Irish employee base at the office in Barrow Street, Dublin. Populis, which has […]
IDA Ireland today (September 2nd 2010) welcomed the announcement by AOL Global Operations Limited that it is to further expand its Dublin operation, creating an additional 20 software development positions at its Dublin Development Centre. Today’s announcement follows the company’s announcement in June that it was to create 50 software engineering positions to expand its […]
Dublin, IDA today (July 22nd 2010) welcomed a report by The National Competitiveness Council (NCC) and Forfas showing significant improvements in the cost of doing business in Ireland. The report analyses Ireland’s relative cost competitiveness performance in the areas of labour, property, utilities, and business services and also looks at the broader cost environment that directly impacts on the cost of doing business here.
The Wall Street Journal says that handset maker Nokia has launched a search for a new chief executive, according to sources. The move comes as current CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo struggles to find a strong position for the company in the high-end smartphone market. Laurie Armstrong, a spokeswoman for Nokia, said the company would not comment […]