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Tech - Yesterday’s News

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Tech - Yesterday’s News

We're exposed to potential threats via email every day - here's how to spot malicious messages

The most sinister of cyber-attacks are often simply delivered, writes Richard Lambe.

Tech - Monday 15 October, 2018

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer aged 65 RIP

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer aged 65

The billionaire founded the software giant with Bill Gates in the 1970s.

Tech - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Ray D'Arcy rubbishes fake news Facebook posts that say he 'invested $5 million in Bitcoin'

D’Arcy says he is bemused by the posts.

Tech - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Facebook management to be called before Oireachtas Committee over 'alarming' security breach

Yesterday it emerged that up to 50 million accounts were affected this week after a flaw on the social network was exploited by hackers.

Tech - Friday 28 September, 2018

Elon Musk is being sued by US authorities over his controversial go-private tweet

Musk tweeted that he was considering taking car maker Tesla private.

Tech - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

The founders of Instagram are leaving the company amid reports of clashes with Facebook execs

Facebook bought Instagram in 2012 for $1 billion.

Tech - Monday 24 September, 2018

'This is not the right choice' - Catherine Byrne speaks, but no word on whether she'll support Eoghan Murphy tomorrow

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy is facing a motion of no confidence in the Dáil tomorrow evening.

Tech - Friday 21 September, 2018

A driverless public transport vehicle is to take to the streets of Dublin for the first time today

The EZ10 electric vehicle will run along a route of nearly one kilometre.

Tech - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Mandatory security requirements introduced to protect companies against cyber attacks

The requirements will apply to service providers in sectors such as digital communications, transport, drinking water supply and healthcare.

Tech - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Apple pays over the €14.3bn due to Ireland - but the minister again denies that it's owed

Ireland is appealing the EU Commission that Apple was in receipt of illegal state aid.

Tech - Friday 14 September, 2018

Poll: How often do you buy a new phone? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How often do you buy a new phone?

Three new iPhones were launched during the week.

Tech - Thursday 13 September, 2018

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

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

Tech - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Gardaí arrest four in crackdown on illegal TV streaming

The Garda Criminal Assets Bureau has also sought to freeze bank accounts worth €84,000.

Tech - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Twitter's Jack Dorsey tells US Senate that platform does not operate on basis of 'political ideology'

It comes after Donald Trump accused technology firms of “censorship” and suppressing conservative voices.

Tech - Thursday 30 August, 2018

'It's too easy to use trucks in attacks': Irish team aiming to prevent vehicles being used by terrorists

Researchers from WIT are among those working on an EU-funded project to help find uses for Europe’s new GPS system.

Tech - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Robot referees and genetically engineered 'super athletes': Here's the future of sport

The Sunday Game could look very different ten or twenty years from now.

Tech - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Arms maker Kalashnikov has created a retro-looking electric car to rival Tesla

The brand is best known for its AK-47 machine gun.

Tech - Monday 20 August, 2018

Viral video showing scarily realistic human-looking robot debunked as fake

The video clocked up millions of views as Twitter users feared that artificial intelligence had gone too far.

Tech - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Former employees claim Click.ie sold 'faulty' phones Exclusive

The company has denied the allegation.

Tech - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Reboot of controversial website Click.ie led by the company's former boss Exclusive

Ex-staff members have said they are “livid” with the development.

Tech - Thursday 16 August, 2018

'Paddy Cosgrave was wrong to invite Le Pen - and wrong to use Northern Ireland in his justification'

David McCann, an expert on the politics of peace, can not equate Marine Le Pen with the stakeholders of Northern Ireland.

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

The website reappeared online last week.

Tech - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Twitter suspends personal account of Infowars' host Alex Jones

It comes a week after Twitter said it would not follow other social media companies in banning Jones from its platform.

Tech - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Google records people's movements even when told not to

The privacy issue affects some two billion Android users and hundreds of millions of iPhone users worldwide.

Tech - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Samsung releases new Galaxy smartphone with a promise of 24-hour battery life

Samsung suffered a 22% drop in sales in the second quarter of the year.

Tech - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Elon Musk sends Tesla stock price soaring with a tweet On The Up This post contains videos

Elon Musk sends Tesla stock price soaring with a tweet

The controversial CEO says he’s considering taking the company private.

Tech - Monday 30 July, 2018

The department claims it remains on track but what's happening with the National Broadband Plan?

SSE pulled out of the tendering process yesterday.

Tech - Saturday 28 July, 2018

British MPs want a levy on social media sites to stem fake news

A leaked report makes the suggestion.

Tech - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Silicon Valley looks to Africa as a new tech frontier

Many African governments have given the tech titans an enthusiastic welcome.

Tech - Friday 20 July, 2018

Minister tells Facebook he is 'appalled and disgusted' over harmful content

Naughten said that the company needed a “step change” in their practices.

Tech - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Zuckerberg says Holocaust denial is 'deeply offensive' after criticism over comments

The Facebook CEO said posts denying the Holocaust took place would not be removed automatically from the social media platform.

Tech - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Calls for fines and gardaí after undercover report about Facebook moderation in Dublin Dispatches This post contains videos

Calls for fines and gardaí after undercover report about Facebook moderation in Dublin

Channel 4′s Dispatches programme sent a reporter to record training.

Tech - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Tech - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Intel CEO resigns over 'past consensual relationship' with an employee

Chief Financial Officer Bob Swan will serve as interim chief executive.

Tech - Monday 18 June, 2018

Addiction to video games is now a recognised illness

Those who suffer have trouble controlling their behaviours around gaming.

Tech - Friday 15 June, 2018

Trump announces tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods

He warned of “additional tariffs” should China retaliate with countermeasures.

Tech - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Dixons Carphone yet to determine if Irish customers affected by major cyber attack

The attack attempted to compromise 5.9 million customer payment cards.

Tech - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Virgin 'working to resolve' issues affecting mobile customers

Some customers have had no service since this afternoon.

Tech - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Abortion legislation expected to be law by January 2019

The first Dáil sitting since the country voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment takes place this afternoon.

Tech - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

'I'm sorry' - Facebook boss faces European lawmakers

“And that goes for fake news, foreign interference in elections or developers misusing people’s information.”

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