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Opinion: Securing the world’s data - Ireland’s rising role as a global data hub
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Opinion: Securing the world’s data - Ireland’s rising role as a global data hub

Dec 29th 2020, 7:30 AM 12,581 Views 7 Comments

Ireland is a well-placed host for the world’s data, explains Jacky Fox of Accenture, but we need to seize all future opportunities.

Taskforce had 'positive' discussions with Data Protection Commission about vaccine tracking system
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Taskforce had 'positive' discussions with Data Protection Commission about vaccine tracking system

Dec 11th 2020, 11:34 AM 6,597 Views 5 Comments

A company to provide the IT system is expected to be selected shortly.

France slaps fines of €100 million on Google and €35 million on Amazon over advertising cookies
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France slaps fines of €100 million on Google and €35 million on Amazon over advertising cookies

Dec 10th 2020, 8:35 AM 15,165 Views 25 Comments

The data watchdog said users were “either insufficiently informed or never informed” of cookies being placed on their computers.

US government sues Google over its 'illegal monopoly' on internet search and advertising services
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US government sues Google over its 'illegal monopoly' on internet search and advertising services

Oct 20th 2020, 5:45 PM 23,464 Views 62 Comments

The case is one of the country’s biggest antitrust lawsuits in decades.

Amazon says email telling employees to delete TikTok from their phones 'sent in error'
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Amazon says email telling employees to delete TikTok from their phones 'sent in error'

Jul 11th 2020, 12:04 PM 16,507 Views 21 Comments

Amazon cited “security risks” from the China-owned service in the email.

Tech has been the driving force behind the taxi industry’s evolution and it's not slowing down
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# Startups And Tech

Tech has been the driving force behind the taxi industry’s evolution and it's not slowing down

Jan 15th 2020, 11:24 AM 682 Views 1 Comment

Drivers and traditional companies have been thinking on their feet to keep up with new apps.

Treating lung disease to smart toy tech: where Ireland is spending €65m to disrupt tech
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# Startups And Tech

Treating lung disease to smart toy tech: where Ireland is spending €65m to disrupt tech

Dec 12th 2019, 2:16 PM 472 Views 0 Comments

We take a closer look at some of the projects being backed by the government’s disruptive tech fund.

US delays Huawei ban for up to 90 days, while founder says the firm 'can't be isolated'
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# Tech

US delays Huawei ban for up to 90 days, while founder says the firm 'can't be isolated'

May 21st 2019, 7:18 AM 17,890 Views 35 Comments

The founder of the Chinese technology giant has said that it “can’t be isolated”.

Love at first like: Facebook to add 'secret crush' feature as part of revamp of social network
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# Get Connected

Love at first like: Facebook to add 'secret crush' feature as part of revamp of social network

May 1st 2019, 8:21 AM 17,430 Views 20 Comments

The company is planning an overhaul of its app and website.

Facebook says whatever fine it faces over password breach is matter for Irish data watchdog
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Facebook says whatever fine it faces over password breach is matter for Irish data watchdog

Apr 26th 2019, 6:06 PM 10,352 Views 21 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner has launched a statutory inquiry into Facebook’s password storage breach.

Apple fixes bug that allowed FaceTime users to listen to a person before they answer call
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Apple fixes bug that allowed FaceTime users to listen to a person before they answer call

Feb 1st 2019, 3:51 PM 6,898 Views 0 Comments

In some cases, users could also watch a person before they answered the FaceTime call.

Tech giants are turning Dublin into one of Europe’s hottest property markets
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Tech giants are turning Dublin into one of Europe’s hottest property markets

Dec 9th 2018, 6:00 PM 32,085 Views 62 Comments

A PwC report has ranked the capital as a top city for real estate investment and development.

Amazon says customers' email addresses were exposed
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# Website Glitch

Amazon says customers' email addresses were exposed

Nov 21st 2018, 9:15 PM 18,516 Views 12 Comments

Customers in Europe and the US were affected.

Crowley Carbon is building a developer team in Sofia because Dublin talent is too costly
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# Startups And Tech

Crowley Carbon is building a developer team in Sofia because Dublin talent is too costly

Nov 10th 2018, 5:30 PM 19,380 Views 19 Comments

The Bulgarian capital is providing the energy tech firm a more cost-effective way to scale.

Facebook is moving into AIB's Ballsbridge HQ and could bring 5,000 more jobs
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# D4 4 Lyfe

Facebook is moving into AIB's Ballsbridge HQ and could bring 5,000 more jobs

Nov 8th 2018, 10:41 AM 25,885 Views 63 Comments

The tech giant has had its international headquarters in Ireland since 2009.

The Irish for... 'Why the naming of new technologies in Irish can be more controversial than with English'
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The Irish for... 'Why the naming of new technologies in Irish can be more controversial than with English'

Nov 4th 2018, 8:45 AM 22,182 Views 59 Comments

Darach Ó Séaghdha talks us through the Irish words for emerging technology, including ‘computer’, ‘selfie’ and ‘spam’, exploring their roots and meaning.

Google fired 48 for sexual harassment in past two years
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# Sexual Harassment

Google fired 48 for sexual harassment in past two years

Oct 25th 2018, 10:37 PM 19,150 Views 26 Comments

The company said it is taking an “increasingly hard line” against the behaviour.

Technology firm Voxpro announces creation of 400 jobs in Cork
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Technology firm Voxpro announces creation of 400 jobs in Cork

Oct 17th 2018, 7:43 AM 13,211 Views 21 Comments

The announcement will bring the total number of Voxpro jobs in Cork and Dublin to 3,000.

Here's what you need to know about Apple's three new iPhones
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Here's what you need to know about Apple's three new iPhones

Sep 13th 2018, 7:32 AM 39,301 Views 80 Comments

The company has also launched an upgraded smartwatch that detects falls.

US tech firm to add 350 jobs in Dublin
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# QUALTRICS

US tech firm to add 350 jobs in Dublin

Aug 24th 2018, 7:58 AM 21,791 Views 37 Comments

The move will more than double Qualtrics’ workforce here.

Hundreds of customers still in dark as Click.ie is up and running again
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# Liquidation

Hundreds of customers still in dark as Click.ie is up and running again

Aug 16th 2018, 12:05 AM 35,809 Views 15 Comments

The website reappeared online last week.

WhatsApp bans under 16s from using its app in Europe
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# New Data Rules

WhatsApp bans under 16s from using its app in Europe

Apr 25th 2018, 8:04 AM 30,196 Views 28 Comments

The previous minimum age was 13 years old.

This Irish man sees thousands of startup pitches a year - here's how to get his attention
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# Techstars

This Irish man sees thousands of startup pitches a year - here's how to get his attention

Apr 1st 2018, 6:30 PM 15,120 Views 12 Comments

After selling his Datahug business for €12 million, Connor Murphy is leading one of Techstars’ Berlin accelerators.

An Irish answer to Amazon's same-day delivery has bagged €650k from investors
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# Webringg

An Irish answer to Amazon's same-day delivery has bagged €650k from investors

Feb 25th 2018, 3:30 PM 34,406 Views 13 Comments

Dublin startup WeBringg has raised funding from several private investors – but it needs more.

How tech firms outside Dublin are luring staff away from the capital
# Beyond The Pale
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# Beyond The Pale

How tech firms outside Dublin are luring staff away from the capital

Feb 24th 2018, 12:30 PM 23,811 Views 19 Comments

Companies in Cork, Limerick and Galway are targeting workers increasingly priced out of Ireland’s main city.

How a brain-like computer could be used to mark exams
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# Young Scientist

How a brain-like computer could be used to mark exams

Jan 13th 2018, 5:30 PM 10,083 Views 5 Comments

It’s almost as accurate as a human.

Facial recognition used to publicly shame jaywalkers and toilet paper thieves in China
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# The Future Is Here

Facial recognition used to publicly shame jaywalkers and toilet paper thieves in China

Oct 21st 2017, 10:30 AM 14,939 Views 45 Comments

Facial recognition is being used in a whole host of ways in China, and police say it is making the country safer.

Beyond Silicon Docks: How a hot market for tech jobs is driving hubs across rural Ireland
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Beyond Silicon Docks: How a hot market for tech jobs is driving hubs across rural Ireland

Sep 1st 2017, 2:22 PM 5,443 Views 0 Comments

Plus we look at the most in-demand roles in tech right now.

Elon Musk backs call for killer robots to be banned
# Artificial Intelligence
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# Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk backs call for killer robots to be banned

Aug 21st 2017, 8:44 AM 20,111 Views 38 Comments

“We do not have long to act. Once this Pandora’s box is opened, it will be hard to close.”

Google sacks worker who said women don't fill tech jobs due to 'biological issues' in internal memo
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# Sexism Row

Google sacks worker who said women don't fill tech jobs due to 'biological issues' in internal memo

Aug 8th 2017, 7:45 AM 24,265 Views 138 Comments

US media reports have said that the employee was removed from their position after violating the company code of conduct.

Google won't have to pay €1 billion tax in France - because its Irish subsidiary is not taxable there
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# Tax Compliant

Google won't have to pay €1 billion tax in France - because its Irish subsidiary is not taxable there

Jul 12th 2017, 10:16 PM 17,408 Views 19 Comments

A French court ruled in favour of the search engine giant today.

There are hundreds of piracy-enabling gadgets for sale on Facebook, despite a ban
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# Kodi

There are hundreds of piracy-enabling gadgets for sale on Facebook, despite a ban

May 27th 2017, 5:00 PM 17,427 Views 39 Comments

The boxes are often tweaked to give customers access to pirate TV and film content.

This gadget will sound an alarm if your charger overheats
# Firemole
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# Firemole

This gadget will sound an alarm if your charger overheats

May 13th 2017, 8:00 AM 23,243 Views 33 Comments

It recently won an innovation award.

Is the data on your phone secure? Here's how to make sure it is
# Live A Better Life
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# Live A Better Life

Is the data on your phone secure? Here's how to make sure it is

May 2nd 2017, 12:50 PM 7,144 Views 12 Comments

Security is always a major concern but you have the tools to help prevent the worst from happening.

Easy ways to stop your phone battery from ruining your day
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# Live A Better Life

Easy ways to stop your phone battery from ruining your day

May 1st 2017, 12:50 PM 12,571 Views 3 Comments

Does your battery stress you out? Then read on for a solution.

Have questions about your phone bill or contract? Let us put them to an expert
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# Live A Better Life

Have questions about your phone bill or contract? Let us put them to an expert

Apr 30th 2017, 10:30 AM 12,682 Views 59 Comments

We’ll be holding a Facebook Live event on Wednesday where your questions will be put to the consumer expert.

PayPal workers to be offered new roles or voluntary redundancy
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# Dublin And Dundalk

PayPal workers to be offered new roles or voluntary redundancy

Apr 27th 2017, 7:39 PM 30,171 Views 24 Comments

It’s believed about 60 employees will be affected by the changes.

It's time to take this evening off using your phone*
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# Live A Better Life

It's time to take this evening off using your phone*

Apr 19th 2017, 12:50 PM 12,834 Views 19 Comments

*As best as you can – that’s what we’re asking on the third day of the first week of the process.

Banning laptops on flights was prompted by 'credible' reports of potential IS attacks
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# US-bound

Banning laptops on flights was prompted by 'credible' reports of potential IS attacks

Mar 22nd 2017, 1:32 PM 9,628 Views 17 Comments

Affected airlines have until Saturday to implement the restrictions.

TVs used to spy on people? Tech industry keen to reassure public following Wikileaks hack
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# Very Smart Tvs

TVs used to spy on people? Tech industry keen to reassure public following Wikileaks hack

Mar 8th 2017, 7:03 PM 15,012 Views 36 Comments

Apple, Microsoft and Samsung have all said they’re looking into the report.

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