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In his opening address to Digital Summit Dublin, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said new questions were being raised around the development and applications of AI and machine learning. Photograph: Aoife Moore/PA Wire

The Digital Summit Dublin, now in its third year, is probably one of the more interesting Irish technology gatherings you’ve never heard of. With high(...)

RTÉ has appointed the corporate finance arm of KPMG to review its strategic options for 2RN, its transmission network business, the Sunday Times repor(...)

Heather Humphreys: in call to Google said ‘Ireland had already been successful in reducing the burden on platforms’. Photograph: Eric Luke

Ireland achieved “significant improvements” to European copyright reforms to “allay the concerns” of Google and other major technology firms, a Minist(...)

Photograph: Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters

The first change to copyright law in the EU in almost two decades is designed to give artists, musicians and publishers a better chance of being paid (...)

The European Union said Google abused its market dominance. Photograph: Getty

The European Union has fined Google €1.49 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules with its search advertising, saying it misused its dominant positio(...)

Google says that rather than helping Europe’s creative and digital economy, Article 13 of the EU copyright directive will hold it back.

Responding to the finalised text for the EU copyright directive, Google says that rather than helping Europe’s creative and digital economy, it will h(...)

Platforms such as Google’s YouTube will be legally responsible for the user-generated material they host in the EU and will have to obtain licences from rights-holders to show their material.

The first change to copyright law in the EU in almost two decades is designed to give artists, musicians and publishers a better chance of being paid (...)

Individuals have the right to request delistings, but Google refuses more than they approve (56 per cent), according to Google’s published reports. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

On Tuesday, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) listened to arguments from Ireland and other parties over the scope of an important European Union dat(...)

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg testifies before the US Senate Intelligence Committee. Photograph: Getty

Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook, has admitted to US senators that the company has been “too slow” to spot Russia’s attempts t(...)

Android is the operating system used in more than 80 per cent of the world’s smartphones and is vital to the group’s future revenues as more users rely on mobile gadgets for search services

Google has been fined €4.3 billion by the European Commission for the abuse of its dominant market position by its Android mobile phone operating syst(...)

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