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Fantasia Virtual Announces Third & Final Wave of 2020 Titles!

Fantasia Virtual announces third & final wave of 2020 titles! The Fantasia Film Festival has unveiled a massive new assortment of feature films in the third and final wave of its virtual 24th edition, along with details on scheduled panels, talks, tributes and special events including a masterclass with horror maestro John Carpenter and more! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[],...
Tags: Horror, Movies, Fantasia Film Festival, Movie News


Ireland: Establishing An Investment Firm In Ireland Under MIFID - Maples Group

In this update, we explain the application process to establish an investment firm in Ireland under MiFID.
Tags: News, Ireland, Maples Group


Ireland: Corporate Tax 2020 - Maples Group

Luxembourg continues to be a global leader as a platform for international business, investment funds, and cross-border financing. At the outset of COVID-19
Tags: News, Ireland, Luxembourg, Maples Group


TikTok announces first data center in Europe

TikTok, the Chinese video sharing app that’s found itself at the center of a geopolitical power struggle which threatens to put hard limits on its global growth this year, said today it will build its first data center in Europe. The announcement of a TikTok data center in the EU also follows a landmark ruling by Europe’s top court last month that put international data transfers in the spotlight, dialling up the legal risk around processing data outside the bloc. TikTok said the forthcoming ...
Tags: Security, Social, Cloud, Facebook, Apps, Europe, UK, Microsoft, Privacy, China, Russia, India, Disney, US, Social Media, Tech


Ireland: Ireland Update: Significant Compensation Awarded To Employee With A Disability For Failure To Make Reasonable Accommodation - Walkers

An employee who alleged that she had been discriminated against on the grounds of disability and had been constructively dismissed when she was forced to retire...
Tags: News, Ireland


Ireland: Muhammad Tayyad V Rilta Environmental Limited [2020] IEHC 251 - Beale & Co

In a recent decision, the High Court confirmed the position in relation to Section 12 of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board Act 2003 and the preservation of evidence thereunder.
Tags: News, High Court, Ireland, Beale, Muhammad Tayyad, Rilta Environmental Limited


These shoes are made from apples

Sampla is a sustainable footwear startup from Ireland, and in their current Kickstarter campaign, they're offering a new pair of animal-friendly shoes made from … apples?! Rethinking the classic tennis shoe, the upper material of our shoe is made from a vegan material called AppleSkin. It is made using repurposed apple waste from the juice industry in Italy. The other components of the shoe were carefully selected. Organic and recycled materials were consciously chosen where possible. Nice, simp...
Tags: Post, News, Shoes, Sustainability, Ireland, Italy, Kickstarter, Veganism, Nice, Apples, Footwear, Sampla, Faux Leather, Oh My God Shoes, Appleskin


TikTok doubles down in Europe with new $500 million Irish data center as it faces being hounded out of the US

TikTok announced Thursday it's setting up a new €420 million ($498 million) data center in Ireland. The data center is slated to open in early 2022, and will house user data from TikTok's European users. This comes just as TikTok is having to brace itself against hiving off its US business. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As TikTok faces getting squeezed out of the US, the company appears to be shoring up its European operations. In a blog post on Thursday, TikTok's global...
Tags: Europe, UK, London, Microsoft, Singapore, US, Trends, Eu, Bbc, Ireland, New Zealand, Switzerland, Dublin, Trump, Reuters, Cloutier


TikTok to splurge €420m on Ireland data centre to get Euro-data into Europe by 2022

Nothing but love for regulators, but nothing for hyperscalers despite previous Google Cloud entanglement Controversial made-in-China social network TikTok has announced it intends to “establish a new data centre in Ireland, and our first data centre in Europe” and will spend “approximately €420million” on the project.…
Tags: Google, Europe, China, Software, Ireland, Tiktok


Do Drop in...

Nipping in from the staycation deckchair, and the August sabbatical from longer bookish posts, with a post each Thursday-ish to make sure you are all alright, and this week to share my remedy if anyone is having a bout of the glums. I had a mild episode on Tuesday which I think might be about occasionally realising I can’t just hop on a plane to New Zealand and see Offspringette, all compounded by the fact that it’s her birthday today, but it’s not just me. These days you very quickly realise i...
Tags: Books, England, Ireland, 2020, New Zealand, Baron, Catholic, Waterstones, Yugoslavia, Laker Airways, County Mayo, Dovegreyreader, Rose Macaulay, Elizabeth von Arnim, Handheld Press


TikTok to open $500m data centre in Ireland

The firm says the move represents its "long-term commitment to Europe".
Tags: News, Ireland


Hedge funds are using these 10 alt-data sources to gain an investing edge and keep track of the coronavirus' impact

With companies revising their forecasts, and governments scrambling to put out up-to-date statistics, more investors are turning to alternative data to gauge the impact of the coronavirus.  The top datasets identified by BattleFin's Tim Harrington include supply-chain tracking information, social-media-sentiment analysis, and web-traffic data. "Traditional information and data isn't timely enough," the founder of Eagle Alpha said. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. This story...
Tags: Japan, Congress, China, Amc, US, Trends, Ireland, Harrington, Pandher, Kumi, Kilduff, Tim Harrington, Cognovi Labs, WorldQuant, Emmett Kilduff, Eagle Alpha


Washington Post’s Theater Critic Ends Up With A Hairdressing Degree (What Twitter Hath Wrought, Part MMMDCLXII)

Peter Marks: “Some people warn that you enter the bilious environs of social media at your peril. But I say, power up your device and be Zen about whatever transpires. Because you just might innocently scroll down one morning and end up with an honorary doctorate in hairdressing from a large chain of salons in Ireland.” – The Washington Post
Tags: Art, Washington Post, People, Ireland, Peter Marks, 08.04.20


US tech needs a pivot to survive

James Stranko Contributor James Stranko is a writer and independent advisor to American tech companies expanding abroad. He was on the founding team of Fuel, McKinsey’s practice serving VC firms and pre-IPO tech leaders. Daire Hickey Contributor Share on Twitter Daire Hickey is managing partner of 150Bond, a strategic advisory firm based between New York and Dublin, and co-founder of ...
Tags: Apple, Startups, TC, Column, Europe, New York, Privacy, Opinion, Government, China, Germany, US, Tech, Eu, European Union, Policy


Bank of Ireland aims to cut 1,400 jobs in UK and Ireland

The bank has suffered losses related to Covid-19 repayment breaks.
Tags: UK, News, Ireland, Bank of Ireland


Ireland: Global Vantage: Risk Transfer On Construction Projects In The Wake Of The Coronavirus Pandemic - Beale & Co

Construction projects carry inherent risks, and the allocation and management of these risks is often a key area of contention when negotiating international ...
Tags: News, Ireland


Coronavirus live news: global death toll passes 700,000; French government warns 'do not lower your guard'

US health secretary Alex Azar to visit Taiwan in veiled attack on China; Trump flounders in interview; France could lose control ‘any time’Australia suffers its deadliest day of pandemic‘We’re fighting a ghost’: six months on victories over virus remain fragileTrump on the ropes over Covid-19 figures in TV interviewUK coronavirus updates – live 9.58am BST France has again reported more than 1,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the previous 24 hours. There are now 184 active clusters unde...
Tags: Europe, Science, France, China, US, World news, US news, Taiwan, Ireland, Infectious Diseases, Donald Trump, Trump, Micheal Martin, Alex Azar, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


Youth, grannies, structure, funding: How Ireland can build on memorable England win

Ireland's rebuilding paid dividends at the Ageas Bowl, but can that win be a launchpad?
Tags: England, Sport, Ireland, Cricket


Ireland: Law In Lockdown: A Trainee Perspective - Beale & Co

It is undeniable that the coronavirus pandemic has been an unprecedented time for all.
Tags: News, Ireland, Beale


England v Ireland: What we learned from hosts' series win

Why Eoin Morgan is still crucial for England, how David Willey seized his chance, and what next for James Vince?
Tags: England, News, Ireland, Eoin Morgan, David Willey, James Vince


England v Ireland: Paul Stirling stars as tourists win third ODI in Southampton

Watch the best of Paul Stirling and Andrew Balbirnie's superb stand of 214 as Ireland stun England in a thrilling third one-day international.
Tags: England, News, Ireland, Southampton, Paul Stirling, Andrew Balbirnie


Paul Stirling, Andy Balbirnie set up famous chase as Ireland hunt down 329

Ireland's batting comes good at the last as they emulate Bangalore heroics with record chase
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Cricket, Bangalore, Paul Stirling Andy Balbirnie


England v Ireland: Tourists chase 329 to win third ODI in Southampton

Ireland stun England in a thrilling third one-day international, completing a chase of 329 with one ball to spare in Southampton.
Tags: England, News, Ireland, Southampton


Ireland chase 329 to stun England with Stirling and Balbirnie scoring centuries

Ireland stun England in a thrilling third one-day international, completing a chase of 329 with one ball to spare in Southampton.
Tags: England, News, Ireland, Stirling, Balbirnie


England v Ireland: Ireland beat England by seven wickets

Kevin O'Brien hits the winning run as Ireland beat England by seven wickets in the third ODI at the Ageas Bowl.
Tags: England, News, Ireland, Kevin O Brien


Coronavirus: Ireland's pubs and hotel bars to stay closed

The Irish government has decided not to move to Phase 4 of its Covid-19 recovery plan, due on 10 August.
Tags: News, Ireland


England v Ireland: Paul Stirling hits successive sixes off Saqib Mahmood

Paul Stirling hits successive sixes in a Saqib Mahmood over as Ireland attempt to chase 329 to beat England in the third ODI at the Ageas Bowl.
Tags: England, News, Ireland, Paul Stirling, Saqib Mahmood


England v Ireland: Eoin Morgan hits 100 against Ireland

England captain Eoin Morgan hits 106 off 84 balls including 15 fours and four sixes against Ireland in the third ODI at the Ageas Bowl.
Tags: England, News, Ireland, Eoin Morgan


England v Ireland: Eoin Morgan hits an 'enormous six on way to century

England skipper Eoin Morgan hits an "enormous" six that Mark Adair has to retrieve from the concourse during his innings of 106 off 84 balls against Ireland in the third ODI at the Ageas Bowl.
Tags: England, News, Ireland, Eoin Morgan, Mark Adair


Ireland bowl first as Mark Adair and Tom Curran come into starting line-ups

Visitors switch tactics in bid for consolation victory on fresh pitch at Ageas Bowl
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Cricket, Tom Curran, Mark Adair