The Irish-headquartered company said it expanded across all its markets last year and is eyeing further growth. Construction project management company PM Group continues to expand its operations with 500 new jobs planned this year worldwide. PM Group said 300 of these positions will be located in Ireland, where the company is headquartered. Recruitment for…

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The decision marks a major win for SpaceX as it can now expand its Starlink internet service to a wider range of customers. The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has authorized SpaceX to provide its Starlink satellite internet to moving vehicles, including cars, trucks, boats and aircraft. The FCC said there was a public interest…

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The Shannon-based project aims to integrate unmanned and conventional aircraft operations to modernize air traffic management in Europe. A European consortium based in Shannon has received EU funding to develop a flight ecosystem for drones and help integrate unmanned aircraft into our airspace. Coordinated by Future Mobility Campus Ireland (FMCI), this consortium will carry out…

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There were complaints about ‘obstacles’ to unsubscribing from Amazon Prime, such as complicated menus, garbled wording, confusing choices and warnings. Amazon has pledged to make it easier for users to cancel their Prime subscription to comply with EU rules, following complaints from a number of consumer groups. The tech giant will now allow EU and…

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Kaspersky said the SessionManager malware is difficult to detect and is still deployed in about 90 percent of targeted organizations. According to Kaspersky Lab, a new malware has been discovered within Microsoft’s Internet Information Services (IIS), which has been used to access servers belonging to governments and other agencies around the world. The Russian cybersecurity…

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Synch Payments has taken another step towards launching its app after receiving the green light from the Irish competition watchdog. Synch Payments, the mobile app venture launched by major Irish banks to take on Revolut and N26, has appointed an Italian paytech company as its platform and service provider. Synch said the selection of a…

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The W3C said it needed a new structure to meet demand at a faster pace and address ‘urgent internet problems’. The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), a community that develops open standards for Internet growth, is taking steps to become a non-profit organization of public interest by next year. The W3C said the launch as…

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Founded in 2011, Entrepreneur First’s portfolio has grown to more than 500 companies, which together are worth more than $ 10 billion. London-based investor Entrepreneur First has raised $ 158 million in a Series C round of financing, with the support of some of the world’s biggest tech founders. The funding round included participation from…

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Airbnb said there has been an annual drop of 44 per cent in party reports globally since the ban was introduced, with more than 6,600 guests suspended last year. Airbnb has made banning parties permanent, noting a significant drop in unauthorized party reports globally since the measure was introduced in 2020. The platform said it…

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The latest round of funding has more than tripled the rating of the communications company in the workplace. Software company Workvivo has raised € 20.8 million in a Series B financing round to spur the next phase of its journey and further develop its platform. The final round of financing was led by investment firm…

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