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Good News! The 2012 IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook places Ireland number one in the world for skilled labour. Over 13,000 new jobs were created in 2011, according to the Irish Development Agency (IDA).

Cloud storage giant Dropbox is to establish an international headquarters in Dublin. The company's cloud service is used by more than 100m people across a variety of mobile devices.  The investment marks Dropbox’s first move outside the US and the will create a number of new jobs.

Dropbox to locate international HQ in Dublin - Careers | siliconrepublic.com - Ireland's Technology News Service

Cloud storage giant Dropbox is to establish an international headquarters in Dublin. The company, whose cloud service is used by more than 100m people across a variety of mobile devices, includes U2's Bono and the Edge as investors.

US COMPANY MANDIANT is to set up an engineering and security operations centre in Dublin, leading to the creation of 100 jobs. The positions will be in the areas of software engineering and security operations, as well as quality engineering, product development and administration.  The new facility will also serve as Mandiant’s euro-based security operations centre, where they are looking to hire information technology and security operations expertise.

IT security company creates 100 jobs in Dublin

US firm Mandiant is to set up a second home in Dublin.

A free Wi-Fi initiative will start to roll out in 12 locations for Dublin City dwellers on Jan 31, 2013. The locations are Smithfield, Temple Bar Square, Wolf Tone Square, St Patrick's Park, Henry Street, Grafton Street, Merrion Square, Clarendon Street, Barnardos Square, the frontage to the Convention Centre, O'Connell Street Plaza/GPO and outside Dublin City Council on Wood Quay.

Dublin City to launch 12 free Wi-Fi hotspots tomorrow - Comms | siliconrepublic.com - Ireland's Technology News Service

A free Wi-Fi initiative will start to roll out for Dublin City dwellers tomorrow, as Dublin City Council is launching 12 free Wi-Fi hotspots, including along Grafton Street, in Merrion Square and in Smithfield.

300 new jobs in Dublin and Cork announced by international firm HubSpot and internet security firm FireEye. Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton said the announcement was a 'great boost'.

300 new jobs in Dublin and Cork announced by international firm HubSpot and internet security firm FireEye. Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton said the announcement was a 'great boost'.

Great news! Social networking giant Facebook is to create 100 new jobs in Dublin, where it already employs 400 people at its international HQ.    Facebook’s Dublin office employs staff in a broad range of roles, including user operations, advertising, sales, policy and safety.

Facebook to create 100 jobs in Dublin in new investment - Careers | siliconrepublic.com - Ireland's Technology News Service

Social networking giant Facebook is to create 100 new jobs in Dublin, where it already employs 400 people at its international HQ.

AN TAOISEACH ENDA Kenny will announce 260 new jobs for Cork and Dublin during his US engagements on March 21, 3013.  Yahoo! said it will add 200 positions to its workforce at the firm’s Dublin Operations Centre. Recruitment will take place over the next 12 months for roles in customer support, technology, operations, HR and finance.  McAfee is to establish a global R centre of excellence in Cork, creating up to 60 high-quality jobs.

Kenny in the USA: 260 new jobs for Cork and Dublin

Good new from two established internet and cyber security firms this morning. Yahoo! is to expand its Dublin operations, while McAfee will establish a global R&D centre of excellence in Cork.

Irish e-learning portal wins major deal in China to teach English Language skills to potentially 30 million people

Irish e-learning portal wins major deal in China to teach potentially 30m people - Portfolio | siliconrepublic.com - Ireland's Technology News Service

Dublin-based e-learning portal Onwards Learning has secured an agreement with China's Central Institute for Vocational and Technical Education (CIVTE) to develop and run an English language e-learning and teaching portal.

Dublin’s Grand Canal Square, just south of the River Liffey, is known as Googletown. In 2011, Google, which employs more than 2,500 people in Ireland, bought the neighborhood’s 15-story Montevetro building. Nearby is Facebook’s  European headquarters, along with outposts for LinkedIn, Yahoo!, and other US technology companies, some of them Dublin fixtures for over a decade. They’ve been drawn to expand there by the strapped government’s flat 12.5% corporate tax rate.  Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Tech Companies Love Dublin's Tax Rates

U.S. firms help boost an Irish economy with few bright spots