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How Google Glasses might change photography for good
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How Google Glasses might change photography for good

Nov 16th 2013, 5:00 PM 16,187 Views 19 Comments

The quality might not yet be able to replicate great photography – and it solves some practical challenges of taking a good pic.

13 technological feelings you'll never feel again
# Dot Matrix
# Dot Matrix

13 technological feelings you'll never feel again

Nov 11th 2013, 9:30 PM 41,554 Views 110 Comments

RIP your anguish, frustration and joy.

Is this the best cycling invention ever? The invisible bike helmet is here
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Is this the best cycling invention ever? The invisible bike helmet is here

Nov 11th 2013, 7:07 PM 90,623 Views 116 Comments

Two women have invented the world’s first invisible bike helmet. Would you buy one?

Facebook helps family separated by war reunite decades later
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Facebook helps family separated by war reunite decades later

Nov 10th 2013, 10:30 AM 9,869 Views 12 Comments

Civil war tore Guatemala apart for over 30 years – and even these reunited siblings are still missing a brother and two sisters.

Irish app offers payment each time your phone rings
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Irish app offers payment each time your phone rings

Nov 3rd 2013, 7:44 PM 3,876 Views 3 Comments

You must download ringtone from brands but creators hope phone users will be enticed by monetary rewards.

14 famous business books summarised for your reading list
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14 famous business books summarised for your reading list

Nov 3rd 2013, 6:30 PM 21,500 Views 28 Comments

Helpful?

Damien Kiberd: Jihad against Junior Cert is bizarre
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Damien Kiberd: Jihad against Junior Cert is bizarre

Nov 3rd 2013, 8:30 AM 89 Views 87 Comments

Rather than tackle these rather basic issues of numeracy and literacy, we are meddling with exam systems which may not be a problem at all.

WATCH: Life-enhancing cubes, Facebook for pets, and more Web Summit start-ups
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WATCH: Life-enhancing cubes, Facebook for pets, and more Web Summit start-ups

Oct 31st 2013, 8:23 PM 6,413 Views 7 Comments

We spoke to start-ups at the international conference to see what they had on offer.

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

Oct 31st 2013, 7:46 PM 11,344 Views 54 Comments

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

AOL chief issues battle cry at Web Summit
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AOL chief issues battle cry at Web Summit

Oct 31st 2013, 3:33 PM 8,668 Views 4 Comments

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

Create-your-own-video-ad company wins start-up award
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Create-your-own-video-ad company wins start-up award

Oct 30th 2013, 5:45 PM 8,255 Views 2 Comments

Viddyad praised for originality and potential by judges at ESB Spark of Genius award during Web Summit.

This is what the Nasdaq bell ringing in Dublin looks like
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This is what the Nasdaq bell ringing in Dublin looks like

Oct 30th 2013, 1:32 PM 12,998 Views 68 Comments

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

Tech leaders gather for start of Dublin Web Summit
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Tech leaders gather for start of Dublin Web Summit

Oct 30th 2013, 8:38 AM 5,923 Views 15 Comments

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

The best astronomy apps for amateur stargazers
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# Heavenly Bodies

The best astronomy apps for amateur stargazers

Oct 28th 2013, 6:30 PM 17,022 Views 25 Comments

If you want to decipher the skies, these 11 apps are worth a look.

Where are the kings of 1990s dot-com bubble now?
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# Dotcom Bubble

Where are the kings of 1990s dot-com bubble now?

Oct 28th 2013, 12:30 PM 22,618 Views 13 Comments

Some are doing better than expected – some are working for the company they once could have bought at a bargain.

The 10 simplest brands in the world...
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The 10 simplest brands in the world...

Oct 27th 2013, 5:00 PM 49,350 Views 60 Comments

…And why that simplicity is one factor in their success.

8 things you always wish would hurry up
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8 things you always wish would hurry up

Oct 22nd 2013, 3:31 PM 35,023 Views 69 Comments

Come on, come ON.

Apple sends event invites amid rumours of iPad update
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Apple sends event invites amid rumours of iPad update

Oct 15th 2013, 7:24 PM 9,794 Views 18 Comments

“We still have a lot to cover,” said the tech firm.

From 1900 to 2013: The evolution of outer space on the big screen
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From 1900 to 2013: The evolution of outer space on the big screen

Oct 12th 2013, 5:00 PM 17,158 Views 19 Comments

From a man on the moon to space wonderlust, black holes and incredible aliens.

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

Oct 6th 2013, 8:45 AM 4,162 Views 95 Comments

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

This woman says she’s voice of Siri – and a voice expert agrees
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# She Told You

This woman says she’s voice of Siri – and a voice expert agrees

Oct 4th 2013, 3:01 PM 27,524 Views 55 Comments

Susan Bennett who spent a month in a recording studio in July 2005 – but didn’t know what her voice would be used for.

Intel chooses Ireland to design new micro chip
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# Kildare

Intel chooses Ireland to design new micro chip

Oct 4th 2013, 10:26 AM 8,259 Views 45 Comments

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

75 new jobs announced in Irish tech firm
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75 new jobs announced in Irish tech firm

Oct 3rd 2013, 2:15 PM 7,411 Views 64 Comments

The company started in a two-person office in Dublin in 1997 and now has over 400 employees worldwide.

Call for tech companies to enter €25,000 competition
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# Seed Capital

Call for tech companies to enter €25,000 competition

Sep 30th 2013, 6:37 PM 5,868 Views 5 Comments

Entries for the ESB Spark of Genius competition have been extended to Wednesday, with tech start-ups eligible to win the prize.

Why do people wait in line forever just to buy an iPhone?
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Why do people wait in line forever just to buy an iPhone?

Sep 23rd 2013, 8:15 PM 11,682 Views 41 Comments

This great short film stays up all night to ask that question. “I think you have to be a little crazy to wait in line.”

Struggling BlackBerry sold for $4.7 billion
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Struggling BlackBerry sold for $4.7 billion

Sep 23rd 2013, 7:45 PM 9,917 Views 21 Comments

The move comes three days after BlackBerry announced it was laying off 40 per cent of its workforce.

Nintendo launches 3DS successor...minus the 3D
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Nintendo launches 3DS successor...minus the 3D

Aug 30th 2013, 4:16 PM 842 Views 2 Comments

Nintendo has taken a step backwards in order to come forwards, scrapping the 3D function on its handheld system.

Column: Irish regulators will soon be at the forefront of questions about data protection
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Column: Irish regulators will soon be at the forefront of questions about data protection

Aug 27th 2013, 7:30 PM 75 Views 9 Comments

Global tech firms in Ireland bring responsibilities as well as benefits; Facebook’s base in Dublin means Irish regulators will be the forefront of new questions surrounding privacy and data protection, writes Dan Hayden.

Surge in number of women seeking start-up funding
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# Enterprise Ireland

Surge in number of women seeking start-up funding

Aug 27th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,403 Views 20 Comments

Enterprise Ireland has just released its latest funding initiative as part of a drive to boost the number of high potential start-ups being led by women.

New iPhone could be gold, scratch resistant and have a fingerprint scanner
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New iPhone could be gold, scratch resistant and have a fingerprint scanner

Aug 22nd 2013, 1:32 PM 23,758 Views 98 Comments

Apple is reported to be releasing two new iPhones in September – the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C.

13-year-old Waterford programmer in NY Apple Store keynote speech
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13-year-old Waterford programmer in NY Apple Store keynote speech

Aug 4th 2013, 1:01 PM 16,041 Views 29 Comments

The young entrepreneur is CEO of his own games company, and started writing code when he was nine.

6 ways social media can improve your road trip
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6 ways social media can improve your road trip

Jul 30th 2013, 4:45 PM 12,138 Views 10 Comments

Do you bring along your smartphone when you hit the road?

Open thread: What's on your Christmas tech wishlist?
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Open thread: What's on your Christmas tech wishlist?

Jul 26th 2013, 12:06 PM 44 Views 0 Comments

Eircom pulls the plug on MusicHub
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Eircom pulls the plug on MusicHub

Jul 2nd 2013, 9:45 PM 17,379 Views 41 Comments

Eircom says the music streaming and download service is “not a core business activity”.

Remember Geocities? Now you can recreate it
# ASL?
# ASL?

Remember Geocities? Now you can recreate it

Jul 1st 2013, 8:00 PM 4,148 Views 2 Comments

Let’s break out the Comic Sans and get our guestbook on.

How some tech companies use numbers to make eye-popping claims
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How some tech companies use numbers to make eye-popping claims

Jun 30th 2013, 9:15 AM 10,361 Views 11 Comments

We’re not saying there isn’t some basic truth in them but…

Weird Wide Web: Tofu-loving robots, Quantified Selves, and an antisocial network
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# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Tofu-loving robots, Quantified Selves, and an antisocial network

Jun 23rd 2013, 11:00 AM 4,254 Views 0 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

Weird Wide Web: Pizza, glass tweets, and a text pest
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# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Pizza, glass tweets, and a text pest

May 12th 2013, 11:30 AM 7,393 Views 0 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

Microsoft to update Windows 8 in bid to address complaints and confusion
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Microsoft to update Windows 8 in bid to address complaints and confusion

May 7th 2013, 2:15 PM 10,783 Views 52 Comments

The changes, part of a software package given the codename “Blue”, won’t be released to consumers and businesses until later this year

Weird Wide Web: Atoms, bad dancing and a very odd shower scene
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# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Atoms, bad dancing and a very odd shower scene

May 5th 2013, 11:30 AM 10,091 Views 3 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.