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Do you suffer from Selfitis?
Do you suffer from Selfitis?

Do you suffer from Selfitis?

Selfitis, that is the obsessive talking of selfies, - for the non generation Z and millennial readers a selfie is the taking of a self-portrait, usually taken with a digital camera – now a...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:07:28
Vodafone service issue resolved as customers able to send and receive text messages
Vodafone service issue resolved as customers able to send and receive text messages

Vodafone service issue resolved as customers able to send and receive text messages

A number of Vodafone customers experienced connection difficulties with the mobile service on Thursday....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:54:07
Qualtrics partners with Irish cancer research charity Breakthrough to help raise €500,000
Qualtrics partners with Irish cancer research charity Breakthrough to help raise €500,000

Qualtrics partners with Irish cancer research charity Breakthrough to help raise €500,000

The Dublin-based software company Qualtrics has announced a partnership with the Irish cancer research charity, Breakthrough Cancer Research (Breakthrough) in a bid to invest €500,000 in a...
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:32:38
Google it: What Ireland searched for in 2017
Google it: What Ireland searched for in 2017

Google it: What Ireland searched for in 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, the Google Year in Search results provide a telling snapshot of what caught our attention over the past 12 months....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:19:47
Uber stays on road in London as licence appeal date set
Uber stays on road in London as licence appeal date set

Uber stays on road in London as licence appeal date set

Uber will defend its right to operate in London in court next year after the app was deemed unfit to run a taxi service and stripped of its licence in its most important European market....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Bitcoin is the future say Winklevosses
Bitcoin is the future say Winklevosses

Bitcoin is the future say Winklevosses

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, thought to be among the largest holders of Bitcoin, said the advent of futures is just the beginning of a phase of greater acceptance for the cryptocurrency t...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Tech Review: Devialet brings high-fidelity quality to wifi world
Tech Review: Devialet brings high-fidelity quality to wifi world

Tech Review: Devialet brings high-fidelity quality to wifi world

Our post-hifi era makes it easier and cheaper to get music - all you need is your phone, a Spotify subscription and a Bluetooth speaker. But there's a catch which comes in the form of a di...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:30:00
UK city gives Uber boost with U-turn on licence ban after 'productive' talks
UK city gives Uber boost with U-turn on licence ban after 'productive' talks

UK city gives Uber boost with U-turn on licence ban after 'productive' talks

The northern English city of Sheffield has lifted a suspension on Uber's operating licence after it provided satisfactory answers to questions about the taxi app's management, in a boost t...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:30:00
South Korea considers taxing cryptocurrencies
South Korea considers taxing cryptocurrencies

South Korea considers taxing cryptocurrencies

South Korea has said it may tax capital gains from cryptocurrency trading as global regulators worried about a bubble, with Australia's central bank chief warning of a 'speculative mania" ...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Google defies Chinese ban with new AI research hub
Google defies Chinese ban with new AI research hub

Google defies Chinese ban with new AI research hub

Google has said it is opening an artificial intelligence (AI) research centre in China to target the country's local talent, even as the US search firm's products remain blocked in the cou...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:30:00
To the rescue: eight last-minute executive tech Christmas gifts to buy
To the rescue: eight last-minute executive tech Christmas gifts to buy

To the rescue: eight last-minute executive tech Christmas gifts to buy

Like to leave it late to get the worker bee in your life their Christmas tech gift? We have you covered. Here are eight good choices that will delight any executive on Christmas morning....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Adrian Weckler: What not to buy... the Grinch gadgets that could really ruin Christmas
Adrian Weckler: What not to buy... the Grinch gadgets that could really ruin Christmas

Adrian Weckler: What not to buy... the Grinch gadgets that could really ruin Christmas

Gadgets make great gifts. But not always. Here are eight tech devices you should definitely avoid getting loved ones this Christmas....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:30:00
How 'playbooks' can prevent remote working staff becoming estranged
How 'playbooks' can prevent remote working staff becoming estranged

How 'playbooks' can prevent remote working staff becoming estranged

In this startup diary I'm documenting my decisions as I go....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Twitter threads makes it easier for users to stitch lots of tweets together
Twitter threads makes it easier for users to stitch lots of tweets together

Twitter threads makes it easier for users to stitch lots of tweets together

Twitter has made it easier to thread tweets....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:29:59
France proposes age-of-consent rule for Facebook users
France proposes age-of-consent rule for Facebook users

France proposes age-of-consent rule for Facebook users

All French children under the age of 16 will have to seek parental approval to open an account on Facebook or any other social network under draft legislation presented on Wednesday....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:41:15
Tech workers all over the world are moving to this Irish city for a better life
Tech workers all over the world are moving to this Irish city for a better life

Tech workers all over the world are moving to this Irish city for a better life

An Irish city has emerged as a popular destination for workers in the tech industry looking for better career opportunities....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:09:52
Facebook to book ad revenue locally instead of re-routing it via Dublin HQ amid political pressure
Facebook to book ad revenue locally instead of re-routing it via Dublin HQ amid political pressure

Facebook to book ad revenue locally instead of re-routing it via Dublin HQ amid political pressure

Social media giant Facebook said on Tuesday it would start booking advertising revenue locally instead of re-routing it via its international headquarters in Dublin although the move is un...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:44:08
Famous 'rooftopper' (26) falls to death while making selfie video of skyscraper dare
Famous 'rooftopper' (26) falls to death while making selfie video of skyscraper dare

Famous 'rooftopper' (26) falls to death while making selfie video of skyscraper dare

A young Chinese climbing enthusiast's fatal fall from a skyscraper while making a selfie video on a €12,700 "rooftopping" dare has spurred warnings by state media against the perils of liv...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:30:11
Chaos as Bitcoin has debut on Wall Street
Chaos as Bitcoin has debut on Wall Street

Chaos as Bitcoin has debut on Wall Street

Bitcoin futures surged as much as 26pc in their debut session on Cboe Global Markets's exchange, triggering two temporary trading halts designed to calm the market. Initial volume exceeded...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 02:30:00
New Whatsapp feature will let users respond to group chat messages privately
New Whatsapp feature will let users respond to group chat messages privately

New Whatsapp feature will let users respond to group chat messages privately

WhatsApp has created a new messaging option called Reply Privately....
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:37:12
Google Maps update makes it much harder to miss your bus stop - even when you're sleepy
Google Maps update makes it much harder to miss your bus stop - even when you're sleepy

Google Maps update makes it much harder to miss your bus stop - even when you're sleepy

Google Maps is set to become far more useful for people who use public transport....
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:17:33
Huawei partner with Trinity College for research project as firm expands Irish operations
Huawei partner with Trinity College for research project as firm expands Irish operations

Huawei partner with Trinity College for research project as firm expands Irish operations

Huawei has established a new research partnership with Trinity College as part of its growing R&D footprint in Ireland....
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:26:52
Uber's appeal against decision not to renew London licence to be heard next spring
Uber's appeal against decision not to renew London licence to be heard next spring

Uber's appeal against decision not to renew London licence to be heard next spring

Uber's appeal against Transport for London's decision not to renew its licence will be heard in the spring....
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:51:41
Apple's core business is looking as sweet as ever
Apple's core business is looking as sweet as ever

Apple's core business is looking as sweet as ever

One of the founders of Apple, Steve Jobs, was often asked about his formula for success. His advice was to always keep things simple. In answer to one query, Jobs remarked: "I think if you...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Cryptocurrencies being used for 'made to order' online child sex abuse, warns Unicef
Cryptocurrencies being used for 'made to order' online child sex abuse, warns Unicef

Cryptocurrencies being used for 'made to order' online child sex abuse, warns Unicef

Paedophiles are using cryptocurrencies to enable child trafficking and 'made to order' online child sex abuse, a Unicef report has found....
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Top bank employs robot to give investment advice
Top bank employs robot to give investment advice

Top bank employs robot to give investment advice

In just over six months, Danske Bank has attracted 11,500 clients to an investment service provided by a robot....
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Dramatic redesign for Instagram as it launches its biggest changes to profiles since 2013
Dramatic redesign for Instagram as it launches its biggest changes to profiles since 2013

Dramatic redesign for Instagram as it launches its biggest changes to profiles since 2013

Instagram has launched radical new changes to profiles, described as being the most dramatic since 2013....
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 10:00:00
Decawave named the one to watch at chip 'Oscars'
Decawave named the one to watch at chip 'Oscars'

Decawave named the one to watch at chip 'Oscars'

Irish semiconductor company Decawave has been named as the "startup to watch" at a major Silicon Valley award ceremony....
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 18:00:00
Andy Murray invests in tech start-ups
Andy Murray invests in tech start-ups

Andy Murray invests in tech start-ups

Tennis star and former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has injected cash into two UK tech start-ups as part of a £1.98m (€2.3m) investment round....
Sat, 09 Dec 2017 11:00:00
Ask Adrian: Our tech editor tackles your trickiest technology problems
Ask Adrian: Our tech editor tackles your trickiest technology problems

Ask Adrian: Our tech editor tackles your trickiest technology problems

Q I have a lot of CD audiobooks collected over the years. I like to listen to them when travelling but it's getting harder to find portable CD players. Is there any way of making them digi...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Bitcoin surges almost 70pc this month to a record high of $16,000
Bitcoin surges almost 70pc this month to a record high of $16,000

Bitcoin surges almost 70pc this month to a record high of $16,000

Bitcoin touched $16,000 for the first time yesterday, extending its advance this month to almost 70pc as concerns mounted that the cryptocurrency's rapid rise masks risks....
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Businesses blame poor broadband for lack of web presence
Businesses blame poor broadband for lack of web presence

Businesses blame poor broadband for lack of web presence

One in five Irish businesses that don't have an online presence say they are being kept offline by poor broadband....
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Bitcoin price surges past $15,000 after gaining almost a fifth in one day
Bitcoin price surges past $15,000 after gaining almost a fifth in one day

Bitcoin price surges past $15,000 after gaining almost a fifth in one day

The value of bitcoin surged past $15,000 (£11,218) for the first time ever on Thursday as the cryptocurrency’s incredible run continued full steam. By late morning in London, the price was...
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:31:44
Startup diary: The best (and the worst) of times to start tech firm
Startup diary: The best (and the worst) of times to start tech firm

Startup diary: The best (and the worst) of times to start tech firm

We live in wonderful times. A technology startup has never been easier to launch. The online tools have never been more powerful, and the knowledge has never been more accessible. You lite...
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Tech stock rally is tipped to resume after sell-off
Tech stock rally is tipped to resume after sell-off

Tech stock rally is tipped to resume after sell-off

Investors wondering how long the distaste for technology stocks will last may be asking the wrong question....
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Fuji printer is an instant hit for your pin-up shots
Fuji printer is an instant hit for your pin-up shots

Fuji printer is an instant hit for your pin-up shots

Be honest: when is the last time you printed off a photo you really like from your phone or social feed? If you're like me, it's something you're constantly 'about to get around to'. But t...
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Price is right as much-loved Nokia returns with flagship smartphone
Price is right as much-loved Nokia returns with flagship smartphone

Price is right as much-loved Nokia returns with flagship smartphone

A flagship smartphone? Nokia? Yep, you read that right. The king of nineties and noughties mobile phones is back with a device that it hopes will return us to considering it in same conver...
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Smart thinking from Vodafone for best device of year
Smart thinking from Vodafone for best device of year

Smart thinking from Vodafone for best device of year

If you're looking for a budget smartphone that performs beyond its price tag, Vodafone's new Smart V8 is my choice as the best device of the year....
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Nissan teams up with games maker to road test self-driving ride share service in 2018
Nissan teams up with games maker to road test self-driving ride share service in 2018

Nissan teams up with games maker to road test self-driving ride share service in 2018

Nissan Motor Co and Japanese gaming software maker DeNA said this week they plan to begin public tests of their self-driving ride-sharing service in Japan next year....
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Our festive future: virtual hugs and 3D-printed food
Our festive future: virtual hugs and 3D-printed food

Our festive future: virtual hugs and 3D-printed food

It is the stuff of Christmas future: 3D-printed dinners and LED wallpaper displaying wintry scenes could be part of festive seasons to come....
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Facebook to TDs: We can't keep an eye on all content
Facebook to TDs: We can't keep an eye on all content

Facebook to TDs: We can't keep an eye on all content

Facebook has once again deflected responsibility for controlling content on its platform - saying abusive or offensive content must be reported to it before it is taken down....
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 02:30:00
'Social media is bad for your mental health': Star Wars actress
'Social media is bad for your mental health': Star Wars actress

'Social media is bad for your mental health': Star Wars actress

'Star Wars' actress Daisy Ridley has said social media is "highly unhealthy for people's mental health"....
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 02:30:00
'You're the platform and you have to do something about it' - Senator calls out Facebook over online abuse
'You're the platform and you have to do something about it' - Senator calls out Facebook over online abuse

'You're the platform and you have to do something about it' - Senator calls out Facebook over online abuse

Fine Gael Senator Catherine Noone has called out Facebook on abusive and offensive comments being left on its site, saying it is their responsibility to monitor and remove them....
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Social media shaming can be force for good when used properly
Social media shaming can be force for good when used properly

Social media shaming can be force for good when used properly

Have you ever lost your temper with a customer service representative, or argued with your partner in a restaurant? If so, you could become a YouTube celebrity....
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Bitcoin closes in on $13,000 mark as prices continue to soar
Bitcoin closes in on $13,000 mark as prices continue to soar

Bitcoin closes in on $13,000 mark as prices continue to soar

Bitcoin is closing in on $13,000 (€11,000), in what is set to be another milestone in the cryptocurrency's meteoric rise....
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 12:44:11
Wood you believe it: mobile devices could be powered by forest residue
Wood you believe it: mobile devices could be powered by forest residue

Wood you believe it: mobile devices could be powered by forest residue

Mobile phone speakers and motion detectors in cars and video games may soon be powered by electricity generated from low-cost biomaterials, according to new research....
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Smartphone addiction? Irish people check their phones 57 times a day
Smartphone addiction? Irish people check their phones 57 times a day

Smartphone addiction? Irish people check their phones 57 times a day

Nine in ten Irish people now either own or have smartphone access, with the ‘grey’ tech market expected to become a growth segment for mobile retailers....
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 09:04:37
From #Ophelia to #COYBIG, here are the top Irish twitter trends of 2017
From #Ophelia to #COYBIG, here are the top Irish twitter trends of 2017

From #Ophelia to #COYBIG, here are the top Irish twitter trends of 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, social network site Twitter has been looking back on the stories that had us tweeting....
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 07:45:06
YouTube to have 10,000-strong team of moderators by 2018 in content crackdown
YouTube to have 10,000-strong team of moderators by 2018 in content crackdown

YouTube to have 10,000-strong team of moderators by 2018 in content crackdown

Google will "significantly" increase the number of staff tracking down extremist, violent and predatory content posted on YouTube to more than 10,000 by next year, the video site's boss ha...
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 06:56:12
Government will begin collecting €13bn Apple tax bill early next year
Government will begin collecting €13bn Apple tax bill early next year

Government will begin collecting €13bn Apple tax bill early next year

The Government will start to collect around €13bn in disputed back taxes from US tech giant Apple early next year....
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 02:30:00
How to boost your wifi signal using a bit of tin foil
How to boost your wifi signal using a bit of tin foil

How to boost your wifi signal using a bit of tin foil

You can improve your wifi signal at home without resorting to an expensive aerial by using tin foil, researchers have found....
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Bitcoin is a 'dangerous illusion'
Bitcoin is a 'dangerous illusion'

Bitcoin is a 'dangerous illusion'

The chairman of France's market regulator has denounced bitcoin as a "dangerous illusion" and a tool for criminals, siding firmly against the cryptocurrency as its value climbed further pa...
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Apple agrees to start paying €13bn tax bill early 2018 - a year after deadline
Apple agrees to start paying €13bn tax bill early 2018 - a year after deadline

Apple agrees to start paying €13bn tax bill early 2018 - a year after deadline

Apple is expected to start paying up to €13bn in back taxes into an escrow account in the first quarter of 2018, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said....
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 14:31:41
How twins who sued Facebook cashed in on payout to become Bitcoin billionaires
How twins who sued Facebook cashed in on payout to become Bitcoin billionaires

How twins who sued Facebook cashed in on payout to become Bitcoin billionaires

Twin brothers who sued Mark Zuckerberg, claiming he stole the idea for Facebook, are worth more than $1bn (€840m) after capitalising on the astonishing rise in Bitcoin....
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 14:12:42
A beginner's guide to buying bitcoin and avoiding scams
A beginner's guide to buying bitcoin and avoiding scams

A beginner's guide to buying bitcoin and avoiding scams

The value of bitcoin hit a new record high of $11,879.80 over the weekend, and mainstream interest in the cryptocurrency has skyrocketed....
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 13:43:10
Bitcoin dips below $11,000 after setting another record high
Bitcoin dips below $11,000 after setting another record high

Bitcoin dips below $11,000 after setting another record high

Bitcoin dipped back under $11,000 on Monday, coming off a record high just shy of $11,800 it hit on Sunday after a surge from less than $1,000 at the start of the year....
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 13:31:43
Take a look inside Facebook's new 247,000 sq ft office in central London
Take a look inside Facebook's new 247,000 sq ft office in central London

Take a look inside Facebook's new 247,000 sq ft office in central London

Social media giant Facebook has opened a new office in London....
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 10:23:04
Linkedin lets your boss keep tabs on what you’re posting online
Linkedin lets your boss keep tabs on what you’re posting online

Linkedin lets your boss keep tabs on what you’re posting online

Linkedin is telling people’s bosses about what they’re posting online....
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 08:47:04
WhatsApp messages sent on smuggled phone by detained refugee win major journalism award
WhatsApp messages sent on smuggled phone by detained refugee win major journalism award

WhatsApp messages sent on smuggled phone by detained refugee win major journalism award

A podcast made from 5,000 WhatsApp messages sent on a smuggled smartphone by a refugee on the Australian-run Manus Island detention centre has won an award for excellence in journalism....
Sun, 03 Dec 2017 14:00:00
Instagram has finally created a Regram button
Instagram has finally created a Regram button

Instagram has finally created a Regram button

Instagram is working on several potentially huge new features....
Sun, 03 Dec 2017 10:00:00
Tech executives launch Dublin graphene firm
Tech executives launch Dublin graphene firm

Tech executives launch Dublin graphene firm

A co-founder of Dublin tidal energy firm OpenHydro and a former factory manager of computer chip giant Intel are aiming to manufacture high volumes of the so-called 'wonder material' graph...
Sun, 03 Dec 2017 18:00:00
Blackberry ordered to pay Nokia $137m to settle dispute amid wrangle over patents
Blackberry ordered to pay Nokia $137m to settle dispute amid wrangle over patents

Blackberry ordered to pay Nokia $137m to settle dispute amid wrangle over patents

An arbitration court has ordered smartphone pioneer BlackBerry to pay $137m to Nokia to settle a payment dispute - as the Canadian company said it would pursue a separate patent infringeme...
Sun, 03 Dec 2017 18:00:00
How to rival Dublin's tech scene
How to rival Dublin's tech scene

How to rival Dublin's tech scene

How should places outside Dublin compete for tech investment? This continues to be a big issue. Dublin soars, others struggle....
Sun, 03 Dec 2017 18:00:00
Firms urged to join 'Crypto Coast' project to cash in on Bitcoin boom
Firms urged to join 'Crypto Coast' project to cash in on Bitcoin boom

Firms urged to join 'Crypto Coast' project to cash in on Bitcoin boom

Ireland already has the Silicon Docks and the Digital Hub, and may soon have its own 'Crypto Coast' - a regional hub located in the scenic south-east set up to attract fintech startups and...
Sun, 03 Dec 2017 18:00:00
Facebook 'blocking 99pc of terrorist content' with AI
Facebook 'blocking 99pc of terrorist content' with AI

Facebook 'blocking 99pc of terrorist content' with AI

Facebook says that it removing 99pc of content from terrorist groups such as Isil and Al Qaeda before it reaches Facebook users....
Sat, 02 Dec 2017 14:00:00
Ask Adrian: Our tech editor tackles your trickiest technology problems
Ask Adrian: Our tech editor tackles your trickiest technology problems

Ask Adrian: Our tech editor tackles your trickiest technology problems

Q My wife and I are in our eighties and we recently got a flat-screen TV, but the sound isn't strong enough. We're looking for a ­speaker to let us hear it properly but don't want to make ...
Sun, 03 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Musk's Tesla sets new battery record - but it's about to be broken
Musk's Tesla sets new battery record - but it's about to be broken

Musk's Tesla sets new battery record - but it's about to be broken

Billionaire Elon Musk defied his doubters yesterday, beating a self imposed 100-day deadline to install the world's biggest battery in the Australian outback....
Sat, 02 Dec 2017 02:30:00
How bitcoin's bubble could yet be burst
How bitcoin's bubble could yet be burst

How bitcoin's bubble could yet be burst

Bitcoin and bubble have become virtually synonymous in the minds of many sceptics during this year's breathtaking rally. While the digital currency has defied doomsday prophecies, the part...
Fri, 01 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Google paid €164m tax on €19.4bn profit
Google paid €164m tax on €19.4bn profit

Google paid €164m tax on €19.4bn profit

Google paid just €164m in tax last year despite a gross profit of €19.4bn being declared....
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 02:30:00
Another Angle: Telecom giants' threat to 'net neutrality' could see price hikes for access
Another Angle: Telecom giants' threat to 'net neutrality' could see price hikes for access

Another Angle: Telecom giants' threat to 'net neutrality' could see price hikes for access

Ireland in five years time. Eir, Virgin and Sky have announced their new internet packages....
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 02:30:00
Tech review: Huawei's Mate 10 Pro is a phone-toting workaholic's dream with great battery life, a standout camera and a keen price
Tech review: Huawei's Mate 10 Pro is a phone-toting workaholic's dream with great battery life, a standout camera and a keen price

Tech review: Huawei's Mate 10 Pro is a phone-toting workaholic's dream with great battery life, a standout camera and a keen price

It isn't as flashy looking as rivals from Apple or Samsung. But if you prize battery life highly, Huawei's Mate 10 Pro is one of the most compelling flagship phones of the year. In the thr...
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 02:30:00
Bubble warnings as Bitcoin surges past $10,000 mark
Bubble warnings as Bitcoin surges past $10,000 mark

Bubble warnings as Bitcoin surges past $10,000 mark

Bitcoin surpassed $10,000 for the first time and continued higher, taking this year's price surge to elevenfold even as warnings multiply that the largest digital currency is an asset bubb...
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 02:30:00
Tech market has reached critical point in evolution
Tech market has reached critical point in evolution

Tech market has reached critical point in evolution

Ambitious Irish technology entrepreneurs pursuing global expansion opportunities are increasingly looking to partner with growth equity specialists to access the capital and expertise need...
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 02:30:00
Startup survival guide: ditch the Ireland-first mentality and go global to maximise impact
Startup survival guide: ditch the Ireland-first mentality and go global to maximise impact

Startup survival guide: ditch the Ireland-first mentality and go global to maximise impact

If you're an Irish startup, you should go after the global market from day one. It's tempting to just focus on the home market to begin with, because you know the Irish market, you have co...
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 02:30:00
Google sales surge sees Irish turnover rise to €26bn - but tax is capped at €164m
Google sales surge sees Irish turnover rise to €26bn - but tax is capped at €164m

Google sales surge sees Irish turnover rise to €26bn - but tax is capped at €164m

Google has posted a surge in the revenues and profits it reports in Ireland....
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 14:54:12
Any Apple Mac computer can be easily broken into
Any Apple Mac computer can be easily broken into

Any Apple Mac computer can be easily broken into

Any Apple computer can be easily broken into with a few simple key presses, security researchers have found....
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 08:33:19
Facebook paid just €30m tax in Ireland despite earning €12bn
Facebook paid just €30m tax in Ireland despite earning €12bn

Facebook paid just €30m tax in Ireland despite earning €12bn

Facebook paid just €30m in tax in Ireland on revenue of €12.6bn last year....
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 02:30:00
Hundreds of Dublin landlords could face punitive measures under new clampdown on Airbnb planning abuses
Hundreds of Dublin landlords could face punitive measures under new clampdown on Airbnb planning abuses

Hundreds of Dublin landlords could face punitive measures under new clampdown on Airbnb planning abuses

Hundreds of Dublin homeowners using Airbnb to rent out their properties may face punitive action under a new initiative to clampdown on abuses of planning....
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 02:30:00
National Broadband plan facing further possible delays as 'shovels in the ground' unlikely to happen until mid-2018
National Broadband plan facing further possible delays as 'shovels in the ground' unlikely to happen until mid-2018

National Broadband plan facing further possible delays as 'shovels in the ground' unlikely to happen until mid-2018

The National Broadband is facing further delays with regional authorities being informed that construction work may not begin until the middle of next year....
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 21:20:26
WhatsApp update lets you watch YouTube videos and message at the same time
WhatsApp update lets you watch YouTube videos and message at the same time

WhatsApp update lets you watch YouTube videos and message at the same time

WhatsApp’s latest update fixes two annoying issues....
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 13:59:08
Uber, Tinder, Snapchat and other top apps have secret trackers that monitor you
Uber, Tinder, Snapchat and other top apps have secret trackers that monitor you

Uber, Tinder, Snapchat and other top apps have secret trackers that monitor you

Popular smartphone apps contain hidden trackers that can secretly monitor everything you do, researchers have found....
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 12:14:33
Central banks wary of cryptocurrencies as Bitcoin surges
Central banks wary of cryptocurrencies as Bitcoin surges

Central banks wary of cryptocurrencies as Bitcoin surges

Eight years since the birth of Bitcoin, central banks around the world are increasingly recognising the potential upsides and downsides of digital currencies....
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 02:30:00
Facebook to expand artificial intelligence to help detect users with suicidal intent
Facebook to expand artificial intelligence to help detect users with suicidal intent

Facebook to expand artificial intelligence to help detect users with suicidal intent

Facebook will expand its pattern recognition software to other countries after successful tests in the US to detect users with suicidal intent, the world's largest social media network sai...
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 16:32:04
Bitcoin's steep rise shows no signs of stopping - but experts warn cryptocurrency has reached bubble territory
Bitcoin's steep rise shows no signs of stopping - but experts warn cryptocurrency has reached bubble territory

Bitcoin's steep rise shows no signs of stopping - but experts warn cryptocurrency has reached bubble territory

Bitcoin's vertiginous ascent showed no signs of abating on Monday, with the cryptocurrency soaring to another record high just a few percent away from $10,000....
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 12:53:03
AI is likely to destroy humans – Elon Musk
AI is likely to destroy humans – Elon Musk

AI is likely to destroy humans – Elon Musk

Elon Musk believes it’s highly likely that artificial intelligence (AI) will be a threat to people....
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 08:49:43
Beware of snipers: Online merchants being hammered by phoney reviews on Amazon
Beware of snipers: Online merchants being hammered by phoney reviews on Amazon

Beware of snipers: Online merchants being hammered by phoney reviews on Amazon

Mike Molson Hart, who sells toys on Amazon's marketplace, realised earlier this month that something was amiss....
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 02:30:00
Even banks can't stop the digital technology surge
Even banks can't stop the digital technology surge

Even banks can't stop the digital technology surge

The world's historians, who worked hard this year to mark the 500th anniversary of the start of the Reformation, probably found themselves spending more time explaining the critical import...
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 02:30:00
Imagine planning to spend €300m on broadband service
Imagine planning to spend €300m on broadband service

Imagine planning to spend €300m on broadband service

Sean Bolger's Imagine Communications is planning to spend €300m expanding a fixed wireless broadband network after an initial soft launch of the service around the country exceeded expecta...
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 02:30:00
YouTube promises to stop disturbing trend in its comments section
YouTube promises to stop disturbing trend in its comments section

YouTube promises to stop disturbing trend in its comments section

YouTube says that it will act to stop a disturbing trend sweeping over its site....
Sun, 26 Nov 2017 10:00:00
Facebook wins elections vote
Facebook wins elections vote

Facebook wins elections vote

'This will be the first election fought on social media.' Even if Fine Gael and Fianna Fail pull back from a Christmas election, this is a phrase we hear more and more....
Sun, 26 Nov 2017 18:00:00
Berber closes social enterprises matchmaking site
Berber closes social enterprises matchmaking site

Berber closes social enterprises matchmaking site

Dublin-born entrepreneur Philip Berber has closed Enable Impact, an online investment platform for social enterprises that he founded in 2015. The entrepreneur, who is based in Austin, Tex...
Sun, 26 Nov 2017 18:00:00
How to delete your old Facebook and Twitter posts so they don't come back to haunt you
How to delete your old Facebook and Twitter posts so they don't come back to haunt you

How to delete your old Facebook and Twitter posts so they don't come back to haunt you

Several well-known figures have been found to have posted offensive comments online in the past, and the same thing could easily happen to you....
Sat, 25 Nov 2017 13:44:12
Five wearable tech items we can expect to embrace in (and transform) our lifetimes
Five wearable tech items we can expect to embrace in (and transform) our lifetimes

Five wearable tech items we can expect to embrace in (and transform) our lifetimes

Wearable technology is not a new phenomenon, with the most well known product the FitBit having its first release in 2013, but the industry has not yet realised its full potential....
Sat, 25 Nov 2017 09:57:28
Ask Adrian: Our tech editor tackles your trickiest technology problems
Ask Adrian: Our tech editor tackles your trickiest technology problems

Ask Adrian: Our tech editor tackles your trickiest technology problems

Q I would like to download movies from the internet for us to bring on holiday for our kids' tablets. I know of people who have illegal downloads on USB keys but I don't want to get involv...
Sun, 26 Nov 2017 02:30:00
YouTube taking 'aggressive stance' against inappropriate comments on videos featuring children
YouTube taking 'aggressive stance' against inappropriate comments on videos featuring children

YouTube taking 'aggressive stance' against inappropriate comments on videos featuring children

YouTube are planning to introduce stricter guidelines to ensure parents and children are protected on their platform....
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:09:37
Samsung Galaxy S9 expected to fix the S8’s biggest issue
Samsung Galaxy S9 expected to fix the S8’s biggest issue

Samsung Galaxy S9 expected to fix the S8’s biggest issue

Samsung is expected to fix the worst thing about the Galaxy S8 with the upcoming Galaxy S9....
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:37:37
Tech firms on track to raise more than €1bn in record venture capital haul
Tech firms on track to raise more than €1bn in record venture capital haul

Tech firms on track to raise more than €1bn in record venture capital haul

Irish-based tech firms look set to raise more than €1bn in venture cash this year, according to new industry figures from the Irish Venture Capital Association (IVCA)....
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 02:30:00
Uber set to escape Irish fines after worldwide data breach
Uber set to escape Irish fines after worldwide data breach

Uber set to escape Irish fines after worldwide data breach

Ireland's data regulator will not take any immediate action against the taxi-hailing service Uber despite the online giant admitting a massive data breach affecting 57 million people world...
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 02:30:00
Tap more than your feet as charities and buskers go digital
Tap more than your feet as charities and buskers go digital

Tap more than your feet as charities and buskers go digital

The days of fumbling for change to give to a street charity may be coming to an end....
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 02:30:00
The Ultimate Wish-list: The 50 best gadgets of 2017
The Ultimate Wish-list: The 50 best gadgets of 2017

The Ultimate Wish-list: The 50 best gadgets of 2017

What’s the gadget of the year? Is it the iconic iPhone X? Or a smartwatch? Or a drone? Or something else entirely? With Black Friday upon us, now is a good time to look at the cream of thi...
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 02:30:00
 
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