Big win for Europe
A moment ago, Intel´s CEO Pat Gelsinger announced the start of high-volume manufacturing on the Intel 4 process technology at Fab 34 in Leixlip, Ireland.
Money spent in Ireland
AMD plans to invest $135 million in strategic research and development projects in Ireland over the next four years.
User data made public
Ireland's Data Protection watchdog the DPC has fined Meta €265 million for failing to safeguard the personal data of more than half a billion users of its Facebook service.
12 data breach notifications
Ireland's data regulator said it was slapping an $18.7 million fine on Facebook parent Meta Platforms after an inquiry confirmed 12 data breach notifications in 2018.
And they don’t even pay much tax
Big Tech companies drawn to Ireland due to sweeteners and tax benefits are draining the country's power grids to power their data centres.
"Double-Irish" tax arrangement
Just in case you wonder about the sort of money that Google was funnelling through Ireland and Bermuda in 2019, the figure is $75.4 billion.
Irish say we don’t trust you
A European Union privacy regulator has sent Facebook a preliminary order to suspend data transfers to the US about its EU users.
Turd’s a charm
Apple’s primary regulator in the European Union, Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), has opened a third privacy investigation into the Fruity Cargo Cult.
Part of its data-centric plans
Chipzilla is talking about manufacturing expansion at its three main sites – Oregon, Ireland and Israel.
Denmark, Ireland and Sweden block French moves
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire's efforts to get the European Union colleagues around a new tax on tech giants have stalled.