Up to 5,500 households were surveyed on wealth, debt, income and consumption.

Previous research underestimates total value of deposits by about two-thirds

Youtube said it would be forced to give content from a small number of large companies priority on its platform as the proving copyright would be too much for most independent creators to instantly demonstrate.

Company warns of drastic impact if law requiring copyright checks comes in

The Growth Stage is the first digital platform to do so, and it is aimed at companies looking for $10 million or more in funding.

Platform helps private companies raise investment capital from regulated institutions

Pure Telecom chief executive Paul Connell: “We want every community in the country to have access to high-speed internet”

Agreement to access BT infrastructure will open Pure to 1.8m potential customers

King tries to reignite Candy Crush addiction

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Short answer? Yes. But it might look more than a little familiar

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Recovery of money draws line under European action against the State

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Pepper is selling its residential loans to concentrate on loan servicing business

Mark Quinn, managing director with EMR. “This investment represents the culmination of targeted execution and tremendous teamwork.”

Company is recruiting electricians, engineers and project managers

Eir is bring hundreds of customer servcies roles back in-house.

Move comes amid drive to bring customer services back in-house

Tech Tools: New rugged smartwatch pitches its price a little more affordable

The  Pixel Slate tablet. Photograph: Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg

Tech Tools: Pixel Slate

Across Europe, 65 per cent of organisations say they expect AI to have an impact on their core business in the future. Photograph: Getty Images

Three-quarters of Irish companies in planning mode but yet to adopt tech into business

Oliver Hynes, HUB Controls chief executive. The company with US expansion plans is targeting sales of €10 million by the end of next year

IT Tallaght-based smart home energy company eyes sales of €10m by end of next year

A study published earlier this year found Apple Watch could detect abnormal heart rhythms with an accuracy rate of 97 per cent. Photograph: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP

Technology can profoundly transform the healthcare sector, but trust is still a big issue

The Wacom Bamboo Slate comes in an A4 and an A5 size.

Tech Review: neat handwriting essential but special paper not required

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US tops WEF list for the first time in a decade

The Kx platform will analyse data generated by ‘smart factory’ sensors

Chinese phone maker Huawei has unveiled a new phone with invisible speakers and an in-screen fingerprint reader.

Company chief Richard Yu describes Mate 20 Series as most powerful and intelligent one yet

LotusWorks  financial director Gerard Sproule; marketing director Emer Conroy; chief executive Fergal Broder; and human resources director Mark Butler

Founder Fergal Broder to stay on as chief executive and shareholder

Fortnite: it’s all about being the last one standing.

The rules for parents keep changing, but there are some steps you can take

Goodbye, Google+. Photograph: Beck Diefenbach/Reuters

Facebook isn’t the only one who has had issues

The Google Pixel 3 XL. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

An excellent camera, plus Android Pie: will it persuade people to part with their cash?

Handy Technologies’ Oisín Hanrahan. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy / Sportsfile

Business was cofounded by Irishman Oisín Hanrahan

The results of the analysis may be troubling for first-time buyers, who have an average budget of about €315,000 for their home. Photograph: iStock

House buyers spend up to 25% more n the south side of Dublin

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Drug targets tumour cells, leading to fewer side effects

CIX chief executive Jerry Sweeney.

Bandwidth at data centre increases 500%

Shares in the owner of the Cuisine de France brand in Ireland have slumped by as much as 87 per cent in the past three and a half years

Baked goods group’s largest shareholder says scale of the equity raise is ‘excessive’

Siobhan Talbot, group managing director of Glanbia, said the deal complemented Glanbia’s existing portfolio. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Deal will see global nutrition company increase its exposure to lifestyle consumers

Overstock.com’s director of software development David Kenny, software developer Sophia Price,  senior software tester Stephen O’Connor and development team lead Lucia Macari. Photograph: James Connolly

Move will triple company’s headcount in Ireland

Surface Pro 6: priced from €1069.

Tech Tools: New model 67 per cent more powerful than its predecessor, claims company

Tech tools: What better place to test this tough fitness tracker than Killruddery?

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New apps and products digitise accounts, make filing easier and store documents

Accenture’s  new  report found security teams were identifying 70 per cent of attempted attacks. Photograph: Getty Images

Attacks being identified faster as businesses taking cyber security more seriously

Oliver Hynes, HUB Controls chief executive. The company was a previous finalist in The Irish Times Innovation awards

HUB Controls creates smart energy products for the home including a smart thermostat

The new device is the result of six years of development and €27.5 million in investment.

Airwrap styler curls, waves and blow-dries hair

Donal Murphy, CEO of DCC plc and Barry Sheridan of Irish Men’s Shed with and Darren Ryan, CEO of Social Entrepreneurs Ireland

Projects range from sustainability and home sharing to mental health awareness

One Wilton Park.

Letting is ‘milestone’ for firm’s plans for development in the area

Need a way to while away your weekend? Fifa 19 may be it.

Clerys is to be redeveloped. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Former workers reached settlement with Natrium that cleared way for development

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McCoss has worked with Providence since 2017 as non-executive director

Peter O Malley and Galen Lowney. They founded Advisable.com in 2017

Irish-founded firm uses technology developed in-house to match companies with freelance marketing specialists

Tech tools: Bigger screen, better speakers and a smarthome hub make a difference

First Circle is looking to address what it says is the undersupply of short-term working capital and trade finance to SMEs in the Philippines and southeast Asia. Photograph: Getty Images

Fintech start-up uses technology to lend to small and medium-sized enterprises primarily in the Philippines

Huawei P20 Pro smartphone. Photograph: Marlene Awaad/Bloomberg

We compare models by Samsung, Apple, Huawei and Sony

Hero 7, €430

In-camera video stabilisation technology enables judder-free footage and more besides

 Battery life hasn’t been improved significantly, meaning it will lag behind the Samsung Galaxy Watch. Photograph: Stephen Lam/Reuters

Exercise tracking, heart monitor and fall detection – all on a bigger screen

City Block 3 includes office and private rental accommodation.

Company bought Dublin site with partners AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets and Cain International

Strikes have hit forward bookings but passenger traffic at Ryanair rose in September. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

Passenger traffic rises 6% in September

The first Google Doodle.

More than 2,000 colourful illustrations have been published over the years

Patrick Collison, chief executive of Stripewith John Collison, president and co-founder. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Collison brothers' new hub joins existing facilities in Dublin, Seattle and San Francisco

Tech Tools: Mini version of the original PlayStation console has 20 games preloaded

Tech Tools: Make your noisy bedmate shift position, handsfree

Prof Brian Fitzgerald, director of Lero, the SFI Irish Software Research Centre: “People . . . have observed how artificial intelligence and machines have replaced bank staff and supermarket checkout operators.” Photograph: Sean Curtin

Science Foundation Ireland finds high levels of fear in workplace about disruption by AI

WeWork’s offices at Iveagh Court, Dublin

WeWork and other such firms want a looser, more collaborative approach to work

Apple’s new devices have improved camera and battery, and the Max has a bigger screen

Photograph: Francois Lenoir/File Photo/Reuters

New pay structures, local contracts among concessions given to staff

Petrel Resources recorded an operating loss of €104,000 for the period to June 30th, compares with €207,000 in the previous year. Photograph: iStock

Oil explorer looking to re-enter Iraq after first-half focus on Porcupine

The new Watch: More screen with a slightly increased casing Photograph: Bloomberg

More usable, more refined and less fiddly

The iPhone Xs and the iPhone Xs Max

An impressive camera and Apple promises longer battery time

The iPhone Xs Max comes with dual cameras on the rear, is water resistant up to two metres and has wireless charging.

Tech Tools: Apple Xs Max offers 6.5-inch super Retina display

Series 4 of Apple’s smartwatch: bigger watch face.

Tech Tools: Series 4 gives you a bigger display and boosted health capabilities

Alex Hobbs, chairman and Sarah-Jane Larkin, director general, Irish Venture Capital Association. The IVCA has urged the Government to act following weak investment figures. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennell Photography

Call for Government action after funding falls 9% to €453m in first six months of 2018

Review: It’s sleek and light – handy if you drop it on your face. But the price is a bit steep

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But company said its portfolio generation was 9% below budget

New Century House in the IFSC.

Property firm bought IFSC building for €47m in 2014

Brian Lee, cofounder and chief executive of Freshly Chopped, which is planning to create 150 jobs in 10 new stores before Christmas.

New stores planned for Ireland, Britain and Cyprus before Christmas

“We decided that Dublin was the best location for EquiLend’s new EU-based entity.” Illustration: Getty Images

Irish entity will allow financial services company to serve its European clients

Green Reit profit for the year to June 30th rose 11 per cent. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Property investor eyes logistics opportunities as investment manager gets €20m in fees

Chief executive David Whelan and chief operating officer Sandra Whelan. Photograph: Shane O’Neill

Firm’s €4.1m pretax loss includes IPO-related costs as sales rise 30% to €300,000

Andrew Day, chief executive of Keywords Studios. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Firm announces another purchase, with Brighton’s TrailerFarm the latest target

Trilogy Technologies co-founder  Edel Creely said the Zinopy deal would be “transformational” for her company.

Deal will see creation of group with annual revenue above €20 million

Roomba i7+: hoovers the dust and dirt out of the bin as the cleaner docks.

Tech Tools: Roomba’s latest robot cleaner makes life a little easier

Polaroid OneStep+: You can trigger the shutter by clapping your hands.

Tech Tools: Use with smartphone permits modern use of vintage technology

There are two options for using the Flip: wall mount, if it will be a fixture in your meeting room permanently; or a wheeled stand that you can use to push it around from room to room.

Tech review: At €2,700, this digital flipchart doesn’t come cheap

Elva Carri, Pamela Newenham and Áine Mulloy of GirlCrew: ‘We discovered many women in Dublin were looking to climb the career ladder, change jobs or set up their own business, and were unsure how’

Bumble, GirlCrew and Women’s Inspire Network are powering the networking revolution

Learn the basics of yoga at home with the Daily Yoga app. Photograph: iStock

From yoga and guided meditation apps to a personal journal, here are our top picks

UN deputy secretary-general Amina Mohammad; ChangeX’s Niamh McKenna; Geraldine Byrne Nason, Irish Amabassador to the UN; and ChangeX founder Paul O’Hara. Photograph:  Allen Kiely

Company aims to mobilise 20 million new projects around UN’s goals for 2015 to 2030

Ian Curley (right) was appointed chairman of Malin in July.

Company says it will focus on core assets, which account for more than 70% of portfolio

Panasonic’s   HD605N headphones boasts  20 hours of playback from a single charge

Features include three noise-cancelling modes and Bluetooth connection

At €349, the phone is the most affordable in the HTC range but it still has much to offer

From left: iCabbi cofounders Niall O’Callaghan, Technical Director; Gavan Walsh, chief executive; and  Bob Nixon, sales director. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Transport technology firm aims to fill 60 job vacancies immediately

Voice bot pilot service uses advanced AI to respond to phone queries on tax clearance

The Surface Go  slots in below the Surface laptop and Surface Pro in the  family of devices

Review: It’s small, light and does the job on the go.

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Branch out with your browser choice

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Some of the milestones Chrome has passed over the years

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Popular browser also improves password management and adds customisation features

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Total value of Irish portfolio now stands at more than €100m

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Sector shakes off slower growth in new export business

On a monthly basis, production rose 3.3% compared with June, with the modern sector rising 4.5%.  Photograph: Getty Images

Decline led by chemical, pharma and computer equipment sectors, which fell 8.4%

A space gray iPhone X and black iPhone 7.

A new name, a bigger size and a better camera could be on the cards

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Partnership extended to supporting French institution Banque Palatine

Ryanair cancelled more than 500 flights due to ATC shortages and industrial action.  Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Airline grapples flight cancellations due to industrial action, ATC shortages

The Clayton and Maldron chains are owned by hotel operator Dalata. Occupancy in its Dublin hotels increased from 82.3 per cent to 86.2 per cent in the first six months of this year.

Hotel operator close to deal to sell 69 residential units on Tara Towers Hotel site

Countingup’s CTO Mike Moate and CEO Tim Fouracre. The company secured €2.5m in its latest funding round

Firm aiming to build accounting bank for one million entrepreneurs raises €2.5m in funding

Keep dreaming: Instadreamer  claims its device gives you control of your dreams

Instadreamer claims it can take you to a world where you can control your dreams

Innovative bag features a light inside, wireless charger, back-view camera and more

The Roadie 2 has a rechargeable battery so you’ll get a lot of strings tuned before you have to power it up again.

Device that attaches to tuning pegs can tune a variety of stringed instruments

Stop bill shock before it starts

The new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 smartphone and S-Pen stylus

Company is also preparing to launch its latest smartwatch, dubbed Galaxy Watch

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