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From TheJournal.ie Watch: The dual-screen device that's both smartphone and eReader Dual-screen

Watch: The dual-screen device that's both smartphone and eReader

The YotaPhone’s dual-screen functionality allows users to check notifications without waking up the smartphone.

From TheJournal.ie Tongue piercing lets paralysed people drive wheelchairs Invention

Tongue piercing lets paralysed people drive wheelchairs

Electric-powered wheelchairs can be operated by issuing commands with a magnetic tongue piercing.

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas committee to discuss measures to boost job creation in the not-for-profit sector Jobs Committee

Oireachtas committee to discuss measures to boost job creation in the not-for-profit sector

Several groups will appear before the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs later this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie €10m R&D innovation centre officially opened in Limerick Development

€10m R&D innovation centre officially opened in Limerick

The €10million also includes expansion of facilities at Cook Medical’s Limerick plant.

From TheJournal.ie Ratoath College named Global Microsoft Mentor School Innovation

Ratoath College named Global Microsoft Mentor School

The school in County Meath is the only Irish school to be selected.

From TheJournal.ie Apple's earnings fall again despite strong iPhone sales Technology

Apple's earnings fall again despite strong iPhone sales

Apple’s market value has plunged by about 25 per cent, or $160 billion, this year after three straight quarters of contraction.

From TheJournal.ie Proposals on new online copyright laws presented to Government Copyright

Proposals on new online copyright laws presented to Government

A new Copyright Council of Ireland has been recommended with the proposals saying that linking must be protected by legislation.

From The42 Reebok develops futuristic 'smart cap' to protect athletes from brain damage Health

Reebok develops futuristic 'smart cap' to protect athletes from brain damage

The cap determines the severity of hits to the head.

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 The42 The urinals in this Mayo bar have an interesting new re-design Innovation

The urinals in this Mayo bar have an interesting new re-design

Look away now Dublin fans!

From The42 Sports reporter gets 41 Seinfeld references into one broadcast Innovation

Sports reporter gets 41 Seinfeld references into one broadcast

How many of them can you spot?

From TheJournal.ie Student makes inventive use of a school bus to take a holiday Busman's Holiday

Student makes inventive use of a school bus to take a holiday

Why didn’t we think of that?

From TheJournal.ie Eye-tracking technology used to hone new Irish sport stars Eyes Down

Eye-tracking technology used to hone new Irish sport stars

Turns out ‘keeping your eye on the ball’ is not necessarily the best way to up your game…

From TheJournal.ie IBM's 'Deep Thunder' system could be used in Dublin to predict flash floods Dublin City This post contains videos

IBM's 'Deep Thunder' system could be used in Dublin to predict flash floods

It’s hoped the new micro-forecasting technology could be helpful in developing an early-warning system for vulnerable businesses and householders.

From TheJournal.ie Google, Alta Vista, JumpStation...Dublin to host summit on history of web search Innovation

Google, Alta Vista, JumpStation...Dublin to host summit on history of web search

Dublin will next week play host to some of the internet’s pioneers as it hosts a conference celebrating 20 years of web searching.

From TheJournal.ie Salesforce.com to add 100 jobs at new Dublin office Jobswatch

Salesforce.com to add 100 jobs at new Dublin office

The company, which was in the top 20 of Fortune’s Best Companies to work for, says the jobs will be in the areas of sales, marketing, IT and customer support.

Is this the cleverest toilet door to ever exist?

So smart. So so smart.

From TheJournal.ie Irish to compete in €1 million satellite ideas competition Satellite

Irish to compete in €1 million satellite ideas competition

The top prize is €1 million and the prestigious title of ‘Galileo Master’.

From The42 WATCH: Bubba Watson has an ingenious idea - golf hover carts Innovation This post contains videos

WATCH: Bubba Watson has an ingenious idea - golf hover carts

Is it real or a belated April Fools’ prank? Judge for yourself.

From TheJournal.ie New DCU Innovation Campus to create more than 200 jobs Jobswatch

New DCU Innovation Campus to create more than 200 jobs

Minister Richard Bruton said the aim of the new campus is to attract new Cleantech enterprises and drive growth in the green economy.

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas to question newspapers over 'paying for linking' Links

Oireachtas to question newspapers over 'paying for linking'

Labour TD Seán Kenny is asking the National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI) to appear before an Oireachtas committee to explain its stance on linking.

From TheJournal.ie 3D printing: this is what happens next Innovation

3D printing: this is what happens next

One US start-up finds that the potential to make any design come to life as a physical object is huge.

From TheJournal.ie What could Irish businesses learn from those in Singapore? Innovation

What could Irish businesses learn from those in Singapore?

An ESRI study has compared the two countries as examples of countries where the number of patents is above average.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach announces new American-Irish partnership USA!USA!USA!

Taoiseach announces new American-Irish partnership

i360medical and the Cleveland Clinic and its Innovation Alliance have joined forces after being introduced by Enterprise Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie What are they doing with that analogue space? WHITE NOISE

What are they doing with that analogue space?

Your TV white space could be used by mobile phone operators or filled with wifi frequencies. Here’s what the experts think.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘You need passion to be an inventor’ Read Me

Column: ‘You need passion to be an inventor’

People are amazingly inventful, creative and resourceful – they have just forgotten that they are says Irish inventor, Jane Ni Dhulchaointigh.

From TheJournal.ie Careers clinic: How some graduates use innovative 'campaigns' to land a job Innovation This post contains videos

Careers clinic: How some graduates use innovative 'campaigns' to land a job

Multimedia campaigns, networking events, online pitches and a ‘Hire Me’ t-shirt: David Wogan decided to treat his job search as a mass-marketing project.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's space programme: what Irish tech developments are heading out of this world? Final Frontier

Ireland's space programme: what Irish tech developments are heading out of this world?

From exercising in space to 3D animations, here’s how Ireland is contributing to global research for future space missions.

From TheJournal.ie Piracy case against megaupload founder is a threat to internet innovation, says Apple's Wozniak Piracy

Piracy case against megaupload founder is a threat to internet innovation, says Apple's Wozniak

“It’s just kind of ridiculous what they did to his life”: Apple co-founder supports Kim Dotcom.

From TheJournal.ie Why do China's leaders love visiting Shannon? Clare To There

Why do China's leaders love visiting Shannon?

Newswhip’s Paul Quigley discovers how Shannon, Co Clare helped invent modern China.

From TheJournal.ie UCD 'spin-out' companies plan more than 50 jobs by end of 2013 UCD

UCD 'spin-out' companies plan more than 50 jobs by end of 2013

The new companies have come about from research undertaken at the Dublin university.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland above EU average for innovation - study Innovation

Ireland above EU average for innovation - study

A Europe-wide study rated us highly for research and skills – but noted a lack of financial support for innovative products.

From TheJournal.ie Column: A response to Sean Sherlock's Drivetime interview on #SOPAIreland Opinion

Column: A response to Sean Sherlock's Drivetime interview on #SOPAIreland

Paul Quigley, founder of news story-tracking website Newswhip, analyses the arguments made by the junior minister yesterday in favour of a new online copyright law.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie The 5 innovations that will change our lives in 5 years... Predictions This post contains videos

The 5 innovations that will change our lives in 5 years...

… That’s according to IBM’s annual market and societal trends analysis.

15 gadgets that are changing the tech world Inspect Our Gadets This post contains images

15 gadgets that are changing the tech world

Here’s a bunch of stuff you wish you had.

From The42 Mexican club put players’ Twitter handles on back of jerseys Innovation

Mexican club put players’ Twitter handles on back of jerseys

Club de Fútbol Jaguares de Chiapas have indicated that the move demonstrates how they are “conscious of the age we live in”.

From TheJournal.ie Column: What is the secret of Silicon Valley? And can we bring it to Ireland? Opinion

Column: What is the secret of Silicon Valley? And can we bring it to Ireland?

Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy travelled to tech central in the US to figure out if Ireland can recreate that ecosystem for innovation and success. Rule 1 – stop writing reports and just get doing.

From The42 NFL clubs to show fantasy stats on scoreboards Innovation

NFL clubs to show fantasy stats on scoreboards

The organisation will now be showing players’ stats during games, and the experiment was tested out in the New Orleans-Green Bay encounter yesterday.

From The42 Bum deal: volleyball players' backsides pushing boundaries Innovation

Bum deal: volleyball players' backsides pushing boundaries

British beach volleyball champions Zara Dampney and Shauna Mullin have signed a deal with sponsors Betfair that will see them become the first athletes to wear a quick response barcode. Where? On their bikini bottoms, of course.