Digital oversight: there has to be a minimum Bill of rights protecting people so they don’t have to go to court to get defamatory or unlawfully damaging content taken down. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

“As of September 28th, 2015 at 01:52pm Eastern Standard Time, I do not give Facebook or any entities associated with Facebook permission to use my pic(...)

U2 on stage. File photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

People who bought standing tickets for U2’s upcoming concerts in Dublin and paid for them with Bank of Ireland Visa cards may have to jump through add(...)

The move signals the end of a relationship between the credit card provider and the bank, which dates back more than 40 years

Bank of Ireland has ended its long-standing relationship with credit card company Visa and has started making contact with hundreds of thousands of it(...)

Google’s Sundar Pichai: it appears that seemingly minor details, ranging from a person’s economic background to whether or not he has a daughter, can be predictive of a chief executive’s tenure

New Google chief executive Sundar Pichai is Indian, comes from a humble background, is married, and has a daughter and a son. Readers might ask: so wh(...)

Going to college has always been expensive, and the advent of free fees hasn’t really changed this. Indeed the rising cost of accommodation, plus a he(...)

UnionPay: its days of domination may be under threat after a complaint in 2012 by the United States to the World Trade Organisation

The Chinese payment system UnionPay, operated by the People’s Bank of China and owned by the about 85 domestic banks, which dominates the credit card (...)

CGI of Block H in Central Park, Leopardstown: it will be completed in December 2016

Green REIT has moved swiftly to find tenants for the last available vacant office space at Central Park in Leopardstown, Dublin 18, completing contrac(...)

PennyOwl aims to teach children about money management

Children’s pocket money app PennyOwl has raised $1.3 million in funding, in a seed round that included support from Flipside Investments’ Richard Font(...)

The biggest share price gains for Visa and MasterCard over the past year have come in response to Chinese government policies that open the local payment card market to foreign players.  Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Global bank card operators including Visa and MasterCard can seek licences to clear domestic Chinese payments starting today, following a long-running(...)

With summer holidays fast approaching, it’s time to get your money organised. It may be one of the least exciting aspects of a visit abroad, but a lit(...)