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The chief executive of the IDA has said it is hard to see how a digital tax makes sense.
Posted: January 22, 2020, 4:03 pm
The Prince of Wales met teenage activist Greta Thunberg in Davos today, after telling world leaders "we simply cannot waste any more time" in the battle to save the planet.
Posted: January 22, 2020, 3:23 pm
Tesla shares hit $100 billion for the first time today, triggering a payout plan that could be worth billions for Elon Musk, founder and chief of the electric carmaker.
Posted: January 22, 2020, 2:56 pm
Climate change has been the number one topic for discussion this week the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Posted: January 22, 2020, 2:45 pm
Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Alphabet and its Google subsidiary, said that healthcare offers the biggest potential over the next five to 10 years for using artificial intelligence to improve outcomes.
Posted: January 22, 2020, 1:03 pm
British carmaker Jaguar Land Rover said today it will cut around 10% of the workforce at its Halewood factory in England as it changes shift patterns to boost efficiency at the site.
Posted: January 22, 2020, 12:56 pm
Luxury fashion label Burberry has today upgraded its full-year sales forecast as demand for Riccardo Tisci's new collections in Europe and mainland China offset a slump in Hong Kong.
Posted: January 22, 2020, 12:43 pm
Incoming BP chief executive Bernard Looney plans to expand the company's climate targets and is considering overhauling the structure of the oil and gas major in one of the biggest shake-ups in its 111-year history.
Posted: January 22, 2020, 12:08 pm
Britain and the European Union are capable of reaching a long-term trade deal covering both goods and services by the end of this year, the UK finance minister Sajid Javid said today.
Posted: January 22, 2020, 11:15 am
US President Donald Trump has relaunched a major trade offensive against Europe, threatening to hit the EU with damaging auto tariffs if Europeans failed to agree a long-delayed trade deal.
Posted: January 22, 2020, 11:14 am
The growth in connected devices in our homes is causing increasing safety and security concerns
Posted: January 22, 2020, 10:49 am
Dublin Airport contributed a total of €9.8 billion in Gross Value Added (GVA) to the Irish economy - equivalent to more than 3% of the national economy - a new study has found.
Posted: January 22, 2020, 10:36 am
Workers face many challenges at present, from climate change and technology to income and gender inequality - topics which all feature at Davos 2020.
Posted: January 22, 2020, 10:16 am
Gillian Tans, chairwoman of digital travel company, said many of the topics the company is concerned about, including sustainable travel and technology, are featured on the agenda for Davos 2020.
Posted: January 22, 2020, 9:40 am
The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum rolls on in the Swiss ski resort of Davos.
Posted: January 22, 2020, 8:55 am
Boeing has officially pushed back the timeframe for the 737 MAX to return to the skies, sending its shares plunging and overshadowing an earlier announcement of a first flight of the delayed 777X plane.
Posted: January 22, 2020, 8:17 am
International Business Machines has forecast full-year profit above market expectations after reporting surprise growth in quarterly revenue.
Posted: January 22, 2020, 8:00 am
Mike Coupe will step down as CEO of Sainsbury's at the end of May after six years at the helm.
Posted: January 22, 2020, 7:56 am
British fashion retailer Ted Baker said today that inventory on its balance sheet was overstated by £58m, more than double its preliminary estimate.
Posted: January 22, 2020, 7:44 am
Netflix said last night that it added millions of new subscribers globally over the past quarter as it prepared up for a tougher competitive landscape, but scaled back its outlook for early 2020.
Posted: January 22, 2020, 7:40 am


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