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Five arrested over Anonymous attacks
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Five arrested over Anonymous attacks

Jan 27th 2011, 2:23 PM 1,257 Views 0 Comments

UK police say they have arrested five men, aged between 15 and 26, in connection with the online activist group supporting WikiLeaks. Anonymous has also attacked Fine Gael’s site.

First Irish political party iPhone app launched
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First Irish political party iPhone app launched

Jan 26th 2011, 9:17 PM 2,944 Views 0 Comments

Social media election campaigning getting seriously underway as Labour’s election app hits iTunes.

Cloud computing could create 20,000 Irish jobs - Microsoft
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Cloud computing could create 20,000 Irish jobs - Microsoft

Jan 25th 2011, 8:34 AM 1,658 Views 1 Comment

A report compiled by Goodbody and commissioned by Microsoft says Ireland’s cloud computing base could be the ‘next IFSC’.

Lawyers ask Twitter to campaign for jailed Chinese user
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Lawyers ask Twitter to campaign for jailed Chinese user

Jan 11th 2011, 7:59 AM 399 Views 0 Comments

A Chinese woman was sent to a Labour camp for retweeting a sarcastic anti-Japanese message – and lawyers want help.

Fine Gael website breach: party statement in full
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Fine Gael website breach: party statement in full

Jan 10th 2011, 1:51 PM 611 Views 0 Comments

The full text of the party’s statement on the “hacking crime” that saw the details of almost 2,000 people compromised.

Apple opens doors to new App Store for Mac
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Apple opens doors to new App Store for Mac

Jan 6th 2011, 2:47 PM 555 Views 0 Comments

The new store – the equivalent of the iTunes store, but for Mac software – may help Apple make further dents in the PC market.

10 reasons why 3D TV just won't take off
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10 reasons why 3D TV just won't take off

Jan 4th 2011, 4:14 PM 1,458 Views 3 Comments

Business Insider remains convinced that 3D TV is done for. Check out their reasons why…

Assange: I'm the victim of a smear campaign
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Assange: I'm the victim of a smear campaign

Dec 17th 2010, 9:41 AM 471 Views 0 Comments

The WikiLeaks founder says the sexual assault allegations against him are part of attempts to discredit him and his site.

'Secret' grand jury assembled for WikiLeaks trial
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'Secret' grand jury assembled for WikiLeaks trial

Dec 13th 2010, 2:50 PM 638 Views 0 Comments

Julian Assange’s lawyer tells al-Jazeera that a grand jury in Virginia is considering criminal charges for WikiLeaks.

Amazon says site downtime not caused by ‘hacktivist’ group
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Amazon says site downtime not caused by ‘hacktivist’ group

Dec 13th 2010, 10:00 AM 388 Views 0 Comments

The online retailer – which went down for 30 minutes last night – says its disruption was the cause of a technical fault.

4chan hackers abandon attacks on WikiLeaks 'opponents'
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4chan hackers abandon attacks on WikiLeaks 'opponents'

Dec 11th 2010, 4:49 PM 4,031 Views 0 Comments

The Anonymous gathering of ‘hacktivists’ instead decide to spread WikiLeaks’ documents as much as is possible.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested in UK
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested in UK

Dec 7th 2010, 12:50 PM 1,175 Views 0 Comments

The controversial WikiLeaks editor will appear at a Magistrates court this afternoon in relation to sexual assault claims.

Chinese officials forced Google censorship after searching for themselves - WikiLeaks
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Chinese officials forced Google censorship after searching for themselves - WikiLeaks

Dec 6th 2010, 12:15 PM 497 Views 0 Comments

China ramped up pressure on Google to censor its results after senior officials searched for their own names, a leaked cable says.

'Twitter joke trial' convict to appeal to High Court
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# Twitter Joke Trial

'Twitter joke trial' convict to appeal to High Court

Nov 24th 2010, 5:14 PM 291 Views 0 Comments

Paul Chambers has opted to appeal his conviction for “menace”, after joking about bombing an English airport on Twitter.

Facebook will launch integrated email service on Monday
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Facebook will launch integrated email service on Monday

Nov 12th 2010, 3:23 PM 383 Views 0 Comments

The next step in Facebook’s war for global domination: an integrated email product for every user.

Xbox Kinect already hacked
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Xbox Kinect already hacked

Nov 12th 2010, 12:13 PM 323 Views 0 Comments

Hacker wins $3,000 prize after creating drivers for Microsoft’s motion detection device.

Third time unlucky: iPhone alarm bug strikes in America
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Third time unlucky: iPhone alarm bug strikes in America

Nov 8th 2010, 3:38 PM 933 Views 0 Comments

The same bug that caused Irish iPhone owners to wake an hour late last week strikes for the third time – this time, in the US.

Revenue uses Google Earth to check up on tax evaders
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Revenue uses Google Earth to check up on tax evaders

Nov 7th 2010, 1:06 PM 1,635 Views 0 Comments

Internet site could be very useful tool for Revenue Commissioners in their search for evidence of undeclared wealth.

Ireland awakens… an hour late, thanks to iPhone glitch
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Ireland awakens… an hour late, thanks to iPhone glitch

Nov 1st 2010, 9:33 AM 855 Views 0 Comments

You got an extra hour in bed yesterday… and if you have an iPhone, you may have stolen another one.

Trial RTÉ digital TV service launched
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Trial RTÉ digital TV service launched

Oct 29th 2010, 3:03 PM 562 Views 0 Comments

Minister Eamon Ryan says digital switchover in 2012 could net Ireland €500m by allowing more mobile and broadband services.

You can have an iPhone 4 in any colour you want, as long as it's black
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You can have an iPhone 4 in any colour you want, as long as it's black

Oct 27th 2010, 2:51 PM 256 Views 0 Comments

…because the white one is delayed again.

Russia's 'spam kingpin' goes missing - and junk falls 20% in a month
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# Junk Email

Russia's 'spam kingpin' goes missing - and junk falls 20% in a month

Oct 27th 2010, 11:24 AM 332 Views 0 Comments

Emails selling ‘V1agra’ and ‘h0t w0m3n’ fall by 20% in a month after a leading professional spammer goes on the run.

Bill Gates' wife completely bans Apple products from home
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# Microsoft

Bill Gates' wife completely bans Apple products from home

Oct 24th 2010, 3:43 PM 793 Views 0 Comments

Now THAT’S brand loyalty. Melinda Gates says there’s no room for anything Apple in the house – even an iPod.

Google shares skyrocket on back of massive revenue jump
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Google shares skyrocket on back of massive revenue jump

Oct 15th 2010, 3:56 PM 240 Views 0 Comments

Shares jump by almost 10% after the company announces a 32% increase in profits for the third quarter.

Facebook makes Skype, Bing deals
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Facebook makes Skype, Bing deals

Oct 15th 2010, 2:11 PM 408 Views 0 Comments

But will Microsoft’s latest social network integration put pressure on Google?

Facebook and Microsoft's Bing launch 'social search'
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Facebook and Microsoft's Bing launch 'social search'

Oct 14th 2010, 11:12 AM 281 Views 0 Comments

Users of Microsoft’s search engine will be given results including content their friends have ‘Liked’ on Facebook.

Church defection website suspends service over legal vagueness
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Church defection website suspends service over legal vagueness

Oct 12th 2010, 3:18 PM 1,844 Views 0 Comments

CountMeOut.ie puts itself on hold because of “lack of clarity” over whether the church now acknowledges defections.

Google: supporter of odd inventions?
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Google: supporter of odd inventions?

Oct 12th 2010, 2:39 PM 668 Views 0 Comments

A self-driving car is just the latest in Google’s strange investments…

Microsoft unveils Windows 7 phones
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Microsoft unveils Windows 7 phones

Oct 11th 2010, 8:42 PM 227 Views 0 Comments

Nine new smartphone devices will be launched later this month and early in November.

Google reveals latest innovation: cars that drive themselves
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Google reveals latest innovation: cars that drive themselves

Oct 11th 2010, 11:56 AM 525 Views 0 Comments

The company has been working on automated cars that pull data from Google Maps to drive where you want.

New smartphone utility shows properties owned by NAMA
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New smartphone utility shows properties owned by NAMA

Oct 8th 2010, 5:55 PM 975 Views 0 Comments

‘NAMAland’ uses your iPhone or Android’s camera and GPS to show you if nearby property is publicly owned.

UAE and BlackBerry resolve security dispute
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UAE and BlackBerry resolve security dispute

Oct 8th 2010, 2:09 PM 204 Views 1 Comment

Research In Motion reaches an agreement with the Emirates to avoid having the handsets banned from the country.

Hacker collective uncovers 'blacklisted' Google Instant terms
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# Censored

Hacker collective uncovers 'blacklisted' Google Instant terms

Oct 6th 2010, 5:23 PM 294 Views 0 Comments

Exploiting the new ‘Google Instant’, users discover search terms that Google deliberately keeps blank.

Microsoft to enter tablet race before Christmas
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Microsoft to enter tablet race before Christmas

Oct 5th 2010, 4:04 PM 186 Views 0 Comments

Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer says there’ll be tablets running Windows on sale by the end of 2010.

Irishman shows the world the dangers of Stuxnet
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Irishman shows the world the dangers of Stuxnet

Oct 5th 2010, 3:29 PM 773 Views 0 Comments

You might not have heard of Stuxnet – but after seeing this video you might get a little bit nervous about it.

Google unveils alternative image format for faster downloading
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Google unveils alternative image format for faster downloading

Sep 30th 2010, 8:10 PM 278 Views 0 Comments

Forget JPEG, GIF or PNG: meet Google’s WebP format, which it says can make files lighter without losing detail.

Is this the device to beat the iPad?
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Is this the device to beat the iPad?

Sep 28th 2010, 3:02 PM 327 Views 0 Comments

Research In Motion, the manufacturers of the BlackBerry, launch the PlayBook: a business-focused tablet machine.

Facebook explains epic late-night outage
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Facebook explains epic late-night outage

Sep 24th 2010, 3:58 PM 279 Views 0 Comments

The 150-minute downtime was down to a process correcting an error, which threw up an error, which it tried to correct…

China may have been spying on Gmail accounts
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China may have been spying on Gmail accounts

Sep 24th 2010, 12:57 PM 262 Views 0 Comments

Gmail users begin to see red banners on their pages warning them that IP addresses in China were attempting to log in.

Australian teen to blame for Twitter's JavaScript meltdown
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Australian teen to blame for Twitter's JavaScript meltdown

Sep 22nd 2010, 4:01 PM 375 Views 0 Comments

A 17-year-old Australian whizkid was to blame for the ‘onMouseOver’ issues that plagued the microblogging site.

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