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From TheJournal.ie Researchers discover new security flaw in Intel chips Foreshadow

Researchers discover new security flaw in Intel chips

The flaw could let hackers pry information from supposedly secure virtual vaults in Intel chips.

From TheJournal.ie Apple confirms all Mac and iOS devices affected by Meltdown and Spectre security flaws Cyber Attack

Apple confirms all Mac and iOS devices affected by Meltdown and Spectre security flaws

The Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities could allow hackers to access sensitive data on most computers.

From TheJournal.ie People being warned to check systems as Intel reveals 'serious flaws' in its computer chips Cyber Security

People being warned to check systems as Intel reveals 'serious flaws' in its computer chips

Researchers said any fix for the bug could slow computers down by 30% or more.

From TheJournal.ie There have been lots of cyber attacks on State websites that the public aren't even aware of Think Before You Click

There have been lots of cyber attacks on State websites that the public aren't even aware of

There have been calls for the Garda cyber crime unit to be beefed up.

From TheJournal.ie Trinity breakthrough means a computer hard-disk’s capacity could be increased by 1,000 Tiny Molecules

Trinity breakthrough means a computer hard-disk’s capacity could be increased by 1,000

The discovery could revolutionise computing as we know it.

From TheJournal.ie The government brought in word processors in the 1980s - and civil servants weren't too happy Word Processing Problems

The government brought in word processors in the 1980s - and civil servants weren't too happy

One civil servant had to routinely work through lunch and late in the day to catch up on work.

From TheJournal.ie Trump: 'No computer is safe - if you have something important, write it out' President-elect

Trump: 'No computer is safe - if you have something important, write it out'

Trump rarely uses email or computers despite his frequent tweeting.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not social to be on social media': The Irishman moving off-the-grid for a happier life Disconnected

'It's not social to be on social media': The Irishman moving off-the-grid for a happier life

An RTÉ documentary airing tonight explores how much our digital fingerprint is telling the world about us.

From TheJournal.ie "Hack-back vendors" and private security firms could be used to fight cybercrime Cyber Wars

"Hack-back vendors" and private security firms could be used to fight cybercrime

The debate around how to strike back against hackers is ongoing around the world.

From TheJournal.ie This Mac malware will let hackers take over your computer Mac

This Mac malware will let hackers take over your computer

The malware is disguised as an application called EasyDoc Converter and gives an attacker complete access.

From TheJournal.ie These are some of the odder training methods used to make smarter computers Unconventional

These are some of the odder training methods used to make smarter computers

Training up artificial intelligence takes a lot of work, and it means putting it in sometimes unconventional situations.

From TheJournal.ie 'A tour to the past of 15 years ago': Turning off technology for a weekend Downing Tools

'A tour to the past of 15 years ago': Turning off technology for a weekend

A group of people will be meeting at a hotel in Donegal next weekend for a digital detox.

From TheJournal.ie Cutting-edge Irish research to help people control objects with their minds Brainwave

Cutting-edge Irish research to help people control objects with their minds

The implications are startling, from a paralysed person controlling a wheelchair to an amputee operating a prosthetic limb.

From TheJournal.ie Samsung laptops are blocking Windows updates leaving them open to attack Security

Samsung laptops are blocking Windows updates leaving them open to attack

A piece of software blocks Windows updates, which regularly include important security updates.

From TheJournal.ie Police are poking around Fifa's headquarters again Seizure

Police are poking around Fifa's headquarters again

‘IT data’ has been seized.

From TheJournal.ie When buying a laptop, what factors should you consider? TechKnowHow

When buying a laptop, what factors should you consider?

It can be confusing at the best of times, but there are a few things worth keeping in mind.

From TheJournal.ie Intel says 50 years of Moore's Law has transformed our lives Anniversary

Intel says 50 years of Moore's Law has transformed our lives

In 1965, Gordon Moore made a prediction that would set the pace for a digital revolution.

From TheJournal.ie New national DNA database to become operational this year Computers

New national DNA database to become operational this year

IT improvements for the gardaí are on the way said Minister Frances Fitzgerald.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Survival strategies for parents to get through long dark winter weekends Activities For Kids

Opinion: Survival strategies for parents to get through long dark winter weekends

On overcast, rainy weekends, it can be tough to keep them occupied.

From TheJournal.ie Irish computers are being attacked by one of the most sophisticated viruses ever Regin

Irish computers are being attacked by one of the most sophisticated viruses ever

The virus named Regin is thought to have been created by a government in the last six years.

From TheJournal.ie Apple maps and 8 other times Apple got it wrong Oops

Apple maps and 8 other times Apple got it wrong

Music subscription services? Bankrupt, sez Jobs.

From TheJournal.ie Unlock your car, share contacts or log into your computer. It's all possible with human microchipping Handy This post contains a poll

Unlock your car, share contacts or log into your computer. It's all possible with human microchipping

The microchip the size of a grain of rice can be implanted into a person’s thumb.

7 ways to astound your mates with computer wizardry

Everyone loves a shortcut.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: I’m 15 years old and I've set up my own company – here's why Digital Skills

Opinion: I’m 15 years old and I've set up my own company – here's why

We can’t continue to just lament the shortage of highly skilled IT graduates; we need to re-think the way digital skills are taught in the classroom.

These kids reacting to technology will make you feel ancient

Who do these little pups think they are?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s finally the weekend – and here’s everything you need to know as we start the day.

Jennifer Aniston learning about Windows 95 is the most 90s thing ever

No one told her and Matthew Perry life was going to be this way.

From TheJournal.ie Code-breaker who broke Nazi Enigma code given posthumous pardon Ww2

Code-breaker who broke Nazi Enigma code given posthumous pardon

Alan Turing was criminally convicted for being gay and underwent forced hormone treatment to extinguish his sex drive.

Steve Jobs' childhood home has been given historical protection

Jobs built some of his first computers in the house in Los Altos, California.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why are so few computer science graduates getting jobs? Opinion

Column: Why are so few computer science graduates getting jobs?

The Government and higher education system could be nurturing our potential world-changers much more effectively, writes Paddy Cosgrave.

From TheJournal.ie Intel chooses Ireland to design new micro chip Kildare

Intel chooses Ireland to design new micro chip

The Quark SoC X1000 and the Galileo board were both designed at the company’s plant in Leixlip in Co Kildare.

From TheJournal.ie 300 jobs to be created at new Dell bank Dell Bank Limited

300 jobs to be created at new Dell bank

The headquarters of computer giant’s latest venture into financial services will be located in Cherrywood.

From TheJournal.ie 75 new Irish jobs announced in software testing company Jobswatch

75 new Irish jobs announced in software testing company

Up to 30 of these positions are expected to be recruited before the end of this year.

From TheJournal.ie Microsoft shares surge as CEO announces he is quitting Exit Through The Windows

Microsoft shares surge as CEO announces he is quitting

Steve Ballmer says he is stepping down to allow a more “long-term” successor steer the company into the world of tablets and smartphones. Investors reacted as enthusiastically as Ballmer at a tech conference.

From TheJournal.ie One of the world's most advanced computers is only as smart as a four-year-old Artificial Intelligence

One of the world's most advanced computers is only as smart as a four-year-old

The machine scored highly in vocabulary but lacks even the basic commonsense of a young child.

From TheJournal.ie Inventor of the computer mouse dies at 88 RIP

Inventor of the computer mouse dies at 88

Doug Engelbart had the idea for the mouse back in the 1960s.

From TheJournal.ie Column: How to protect your private data in a digital world Read Me

Column: How to protect your private data in a digital world

With Snowden, Prism and national security secrets in the news, it’s clear that technology has made privacy harder to ensure. Renaat Verbruggen gives a run down of how cryptography can protect your private information.

From TheJournal.ie Kilkenny school wins award for using tech in teaching Microsoft Innovation School

Kilkenny school wins award for using tech in teaching

Principal Brian Boyle believes they are the smallest school to have achieved the ‘Microsoft Innovation School’ title.

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