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Meta Ireland to cut about 490 jobs

Facebook owner Meta is to make approximately 490 full-time employees redundant across its Irish operations. The roles are being cut from a number of teams including finance, sales, marketing, analytics, operations and engineering. Employees at Meta Ireland were notified on Wednesday they were potentially impacted by a global restructuring which was announced by CEO Mark […]

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A general view of the Xbox One, at the Violin Factory in south London, ahead of the console's release in November.

UK watchdog blocks Microsoft’s £55bn takeover of Call Of Duty firm Activision

Microsoft’s 68.7 billion dollar (£55 billion) takeover of gaming firm Activision Blizzard has been blocked by the UK competition watchdog, in a potentially fatal blow to one of the technology industry’s biggest ever deals. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said it has prevented the mammoth buyout over concerns in the cloud gaming sector. Xbox […]

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Google rival to ChatGPT begins rollout

Google has begun rolling out its rival to ChatGPT. The tech giant said it is giving some over 18s in the UK and US access to its Bard chatbot from Tuesday. The company hopes the artificial intelligence tool will be available in more countries and different languages over time. Unlike its rival, which was developed […]

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Liam Neeson Shooting Netflix Film in Donegal

Liam Neeson, Ciarán Hinds and Colm Meaney star in upcoming Netflix film “In the Land of Saints and Sinners”. The film is currently shooting in Donegal and Netflix has released a couple of “first look” images: Liam Neeson in The Land of Saints and Sinners, Image courtesy of Netflix Ciarán Hinds and Liam Neeson in […]

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