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Fallon brothers and Paddy Cosgrave honoured at Eircom Spiders
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Fallon brothers and Paddy Cosgrave honoured at Eircom Spiders

Nov 29th 2013, 11:35 AM 5,685 Views 2 Comments

A Belfast foundation that helps young people through sport also claimed two awards on the night.

Fascinating Web Summit start-ups you need to hear about
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Fascinating Web Summit start-ups you need to hear about

Nov 1st 2013, 3:45 PM 9,283 Views 13 Comments

Need an app that makes children help out around the house? Or one that allows you browse the internet on your phone without a data connection?

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.

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

Oct 30th 2013, 5:38 PM 3,825 Views 2 Comments

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

Irish company wins world distribution rights to skateboarding doc
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Irish company wins world distribution rights to skateboarding doc

Oct 30th 2013, 3:11 PM 11,293 Views 34 Comments

Wildcard Distribution announced their coup at the Web Summit today, which skateboarding hero Tony Hawk is attending.

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.

Taoiseach to take part in "fireside discussion" with PayPal founder
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Taoiseach to take part in "fireside discussion" with PayPal founder

Oct 28th 2013, 11:40 AM 8,702 Views 40 Comments

Enda Kenny, two billionaires and a fireside chat. What more could you want?

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.

Call for tech companies to enter €25,000 competition
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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.

NASDAQ bell to ring in Ireland for the first time
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NASDAQ bell to ring in Ireland for the first time

May 22nd 2013, 4:58 PM 6,189 Views 13 Comments

Millions of people will watch the NASDAQ stock market open live from the Dublin Web Summit.

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

Oct 20th 2012, 8:15 AM 26 Views 6 Comments

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

Mozilla CEO says Google is a "frenemy"
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Mozilla CEO says Google is a "frenemy"

Oct 19th 2012, 6:45 AM 6,411 Views 13 Comments

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.

Egyptian revolutionary: why online activism can work
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Egyptian revolutionary: why online activism can work

Oct 18th 2012, 7:45 PM 2,625 Views 4 Comments

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

SmartThings beats major competition to take Web Summit startup award
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SmartThings beats major competition to take Web Summit startup award

Oct 18th 2012, 6:45 PM 5,428 Views 2 Comments

A major coup for the company, the award comes with a €100,000 prize.

Web summit hears: Sex please, you're Irish
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Web summit hears: Sex please, you're Irish

Oct 18th 2012, 5:10 PM 23,966 Views 64 Comments

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).

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

Oct 18th 2012, 7:15 AM 7,514 Views 20 Comments

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

Dublin Web Summit: Credit and debit cards could become a thing of the past
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Dublin Web Summit: Credit and debit cards could become a thing of the past

Oct 17th 2012, 8:20 PM 9,929 Views 14 Comments

In the future people will want to be able to make payments directly from their current account using their phone, rather than a card, the Dublin Web Summit heard today.

Smartphone explosion - and 10 other predictions your business should know
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Smartphone explosion - and 10 other predictions your business should know

Oct 17th 2012, 6:00 PM 21,267 Views 57 Comments

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

Coder Dojo founder, aged 20, honoured at Web Summit
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Coder Dojo founder, aged 20, honoured at Web Summit

Oct 17th 2012, 3:35 PM 10,987 Views 14 Comments

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

Europe's largest technology conference to begin in RDS today
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Europe's largest technology conference to begin in RDS today

Oct 17th 2012, 6:45 AM 4,592 Views 2 Comments

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