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New initiative aims to bring IT talent to Ireland

With backing from the likes of Google, Facebook and Twitter, a new initiative, Make IT in Ireland, is hoping to increase the country's profile as a high-tech hub.

Claudia Fan Munce

IBM Venture Capital Group chief turns talent hunt global

The managing director of IBM Venture Capital Group, Claudia Fan Munce, says that bright new start-ups are appearing all over the world, and her team is hitting the road to find them.

Can the Philippines keep BPO crown

Can the Philippines keep BPO crown?

The Philippines has experienced exponential growth in its business process outsourcing sector in recent years, but the country's underdeveloped infrastructure is in danger of limiting its growth in the sector in the future.

Kenyan government commissions country's first technology city

The Kenyan government has given the go-ahead to construct east Africa's first business and technology park.

Software publishing sector takes a hit in 2012

Global FDI in the software publishing sector is down in 2012, compared to 2011.

Antigua and Barbuda stays ahead of the digital game

Antigua and Barbuda stays ahead of the digital game

Antigua and Barbuda was a pioneering player in the online gaming industry, and can list a host of successes among its homegrown tech businesses. Now the launch of the country's Government Assisted Technology Endeavour looks set to enhance its reputation in the information and communications technology sector.

Angola seeks diversity to cure its oil headache

Angola seeks diversity to cure its oil headache

Angola, one of Africa's economic success stories over the past decade, is keen to diversify its economy beyond oil. But are investors interested?

High-tech boost for Barcelona

While FDI into Spain has decreased in the first nine months of 2012 when compared with the same period in 2011, Barcelona has experienced a significant increase in FDI in this period.

Growing investment in the Irish software sector

There has been a growing number of FDI projects in the Irish software sector since 2003, with US-based firms leading the way.

Traverse City cashes in on its aesthetic charms

Being located close to what has recently been named as the most beautiful place in the US has brought tourists flocking to Traverse City. However, as the city's mayor explains, there is much more to the area than a pretty face.

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