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#Dublin Web Summit

From TheJournal.ie Looks like the Web Summit was doing quite well in Dublin Paddy Cash

Looks like the Web Summit was doing quite well in Dublin

Back when the event’s organisers and the government were still friends, at least.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny was sent a last minute invite to the Web Summit but he won't be going along Thanks But No Thanks

Enda Kenny was sent a last minute invite to the Web Summit but he won't be going along

There’s been some confusion about whether the Taoiseach had been invited.

From TheJournal.ie Web Summit paid only €1.3 million for Lisbon move Going Going Gone

Web Summit paid only €1.3 million for Lisbon move

Co-founder Paddy Cosgrave made the announcement the event was leaving Dublin today.

From The42 Ferdinand and McGregor among speakers confirmed for Web Summit Box Office

Ferdinand and McGregor among speakers confirmed for Web Summit

Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley will also appear at next month’s event.

From TheJournal.ie Would an appearance by Eva Longoria convince you to attend the Dublin Web Summit? Conference

Would an appearance by Eva Longoria convince you to attend the Dublin Web Summit?

The actress and angel investor will be speaking at the event, which is taking place in November.

From TheJournal.ie There's (dubious) speculation online that the Web Summit will be bought by SXSW Sxsw Dublin?

There's (dubious) speculation online that the Web Summit will be bought by SXSW

‘Just rumours’ says the company.

From TheJournal.ie The Summit is hiring, but check your degree, especially where you got it from Trinners For Winners

The Summit is hiring, but check your degree, especially where you got it from

The Summit’s website lists a number of past speakers who have dropped out of education such as Twitter’s Jack Dorsey or Tumblr’s David Karp.

From TheJournal.ie 'No evidence' why The Summit treats graduates differently - HEA Hierarchy

'No evidence' why The Summit treats graduates differently - HEA

The minimum grade requirement for job applicants is different depending where someone graduated.

From TheJournal.ie The CEO of Facebook-owned Oculus VR will be speaking at this year's Web Summit Oculus Rift

The CEO of Facebook-owned Oculus VR will be speaking at this year's Web Summit

Limerick-native Patrick Collison, founder and CEO of payments company Stripe, and the co-founder of Paypal, Max Levichin, will also speak at the event, now known as The Summit.

From TheJournal.ie Elon Musk's advice to Enda Kenny on fostering Ireland's digital economy Web Summit

Elon Musk's advice to Enda Kenny on fostering Ireland's digital economy

His three top tips: Encourage engineering courses in university, support start-ups better, develop talent.

From TheJournal.ie AOL chief issues battle cry at Web Summit Web Summit

AOL chief issues battle cry at Web Summit

“AOL missed the marketplace,” admits Tim Armstrong in Dublin but shares the lessons the company has learned.

From The42 'Hurlboard' created to welcome skate legend Tony Hawk to Dublin Skateboard

'Hurlboard' created to welcome skate legend Tony Hawk to Dublin

But how does The Birdman do under a high dropping ball, Ger?

From The42 Tony Hawk got beat down by an Irish teenager in a game of rock, paper, scissors today The Birdman

Tony Hawk got beat down by an Irish teenager in a game of rock, paper, scissors today

Your skateboard can’t help you here, T-Hawk.

From TheJournal.ie This is what the Nasdaq bell ringing in Dublin looks like Web Summit

This is what the Nasdaq bell ringing in Dublin looks like

Taoiseach Enda Kenny became the first person to ever ring the opening bell in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Tech leaders gather for start of Dublin Web Summit Web Summit

Tech leaders gather for start of Dublin Web Summit

A total of 10,000 people will be in attendance with venture capitalists looking to invest.

From TheJournal.ie Cole, Cork-opoly and grocery shopping: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Cole, Cork-opoly and grocery shopping: The week in numbers

How much does it cost to bring football into disrepute on Twitter? And how do NAMA’s accounts look?

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: We know Ireland has talent – why stop it from growing? Opinion

Aaron McKenna: We know Ireland has talent – why stop it from growing?

Ireland’s ‘knowledge economy’ is actually waiting to happen, writes Aaron McKenna.

From TheJournal.ie Mozilla CEO says Google is a "frenemy" Web Summit

Mozilla CEO says Google is a "frenemy"

Gary Kovacs says that while Mozilla, which created Firefox, gets most of its revenue from Google, the two companies are still eyeing each other carefully.

From TheJournal.ie Egyptian revolutionary: why online activism can work Web Summit

Egyptian revolutionary: why online activism can work

Wael Ghonim tells Irish audience how he applied digital marketing strategies to Facebook campaign that helped spark uprising in Egypt last year.

From TheJournal.ie Web summit hears: Sex please, you're Irish Web Summit This post contains videos

Web summit hears: Sex please, you're Irish

Cindy Gallop, founder of Make Love Not Porn, wants Irish people to share their real-life sex videos to counter the myths of online porn (and to make some money while they’re at it).

From TheJournal.ie Digital head wants "all of RTÉ" to convert to online Web Summit

Digital head wants "all of RTÉ" to convert to online

Múirne Laffan tells Dublin Web Summit that RTÉ need to “work together” with other media outlets as online become priority.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Smartphone explosion - and 10 other predictions your business should know Web Summit

Smartphone explosion - and 10 other predictions your business should know

AOL’s Digital Prophet David Shing was speaking at the Dublin Web Summit today.

From TheJournal.ie Coder Dojo founder, aged 20, honoured at Web Summit Web Summit This post contains videos

Coder Dojo founder, aged 20, honoured at Web Summit

James Whelton has become the youngest ever social entrepreneur to be made a fellow of the Ashoka foundation.

From TheJournal.ie Europe's largest technology conference to begin in RDS today Dublin Web Summit

Europe's largest technology conference to begin in RDS today

Over 3,000 people are expected at the RDS for the Dublin Web Summit, thought to be worth €12m to the local economy.

From TheJournal.ie 5 unusual startups pitching at the Dublin Web Summit Startups

5 unusual startups pitching at the Dublin Web Summit

Electric Ireland’s sponsoring a contest for start-ups at next month’s summit. Here’s some of the odder entries.

From TheJournal.ie Column: How my school computer club turned into a worldwide movement Opinion

Column: How my school computer club turned into a worldwide movement

Cork teenager James Whelton set up CoderDojo to teach fellow students about computers – then watched it explode. He tells his story.

From TheJournal.ie Column: We have the tech entrepreneurs - now we need to keep them here Opinion

Column: We have the tech entrepreneurs - now we need to keep them here

Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy wants to press his own government to support Irish tech start-ups – without attaching too many strings.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

In tonight’s Fix: Ireland goes to the polls, markets embrace the Greece deal, how much you’ll pay for an iPhone 4S, and just what DID cause Monday night’s flooding?

From TheJournal.ie Tech leaders land in the city for Dublin Web Summit DWS7 This post contains images

Tech leaders land in the city for Dublin Web Summit

Day one of the Dublin Web Summit brought some positivity to the capital as global tech leaders shared their wisdom.

From TheJournal.ie Angry Birds CEO coming to Dublin for web summit Social

Angry Birds CEO coming to Dublin for web summit

Mikael Hed will join senior execs from LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube at the second annual Dublin Web Summit.

From TheJournal.ie Our story: TheJournal.ie’s Jennifer O’Connell at the Dublin Web Summit Dublin Web Summit

Our story: TheJournal.ie’s Jennifer O’Connell at the Dublin Web Summit

Want to know how it all started? Watch our founding editor’s presentation on TheJournal.ie’s beginnings, the changing nature of news and where we are today.

Did you have a pint with Mark Zuckerberg last night?

The Facebook founder is in Dublin to visit the company’s European HQ. He reportedly went for some drinks in the city last night, and may attend a Facebook-hosted Bell X1 gig tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Monday Take 5

Take 5: Monday

Five things you need to know: No Valentine for Merkel from Enda, McWilliams regrets opening the door to Brian Lenihan (literally), and a dash to hospital for a Grammy reporter.