Google has set up an Irish-based software company that will allow users to place their calls from their PCs in Europe.
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Google is to establish an operations centre at the Eastpoint Business Park in Dublin, creating 200 jobs. The centre will look after the technology firm’s location-based products, such as Google Maps and Google Local.
What the Sunday Independent calls a “revolutionary” new boot which promises to bring comfort to the ski slopes has beaten a number of quirky Irish inventions to win the James Dyson Award For Design.
Dermot Desmond has upped his stake in online payments company Neovia to 29.8% from 28% previously to become its single biggest investor, the Sunday Tribune reports. The deal cost the Gibraltar-based tycoon around £823,000 – the London-listed public company was valued last week at €89m.
Independent quality control is a booming industry now valued at €75 billion and it isn’t difficult to see the reason for its growth over the past couple of decades. The damage product recalls can do to a brand both in terms of repeat production costs and subsequent reputation can be decimating.