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# data - Thursday 14 January, 2021

What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us about Ireland's third wave?
# WEEKLY DATA
# WEEKLY DATA

What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us about Ireland's third wave?

Updated Thu 7:15 PM 54,394 Views 38 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan said this week “we are seeing early signs of progress” but said we should expect hospitalisations, ICU admissions and deaths to increase “day on day”.

# data - Friday 8 January, 2021

What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us about Ireland's third wave?
# Third Wave
# Third Wave

What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us about Ireland's third wave?

Jan 8th 2021, 4:00 PM 53,451 Views 36 Comments

Ireland is in a “serious phase” of its current surge, according to the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET).

# data - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Big increase in number of Irish adults wearing fitness trackers in 2020, study finds
# Data
From The42
# Data

Big increase in number of Irish adults wearing fitness trackers in 2020, study finds

Dec 23rd 2020, 8:00 PM 21,473 Views 15 Comments

The findings of the study were produced byTeneo Sport and Sponsorship Index.

# data - Monday 21 December, 2020

Covid-19 in the UK - What do the stats tell us about the current situation?
# Britain
# Britain

Covid-19 in the UK - What do the stats tell us about the current situation?

Dec 21st 2020, 3:15 PM 26,483 Views 15 Comments

The country has seen a new variant of coronavirus spread through parts of London, the south-east and Wales.

HSE's disease surveillance centre receives €3m funding boost for 43 permanent roles
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE's disease surveillance centre receives €3m funding boost for 43 permanent roles

Dec 21st 2020, 12:05 AM 25,986 Views 12 Comments

The HPSC is Ireland’s specialist agency for the surveillance of communicable diseases.

# data - Friday 18 December, 2020

With restrictions easing ahead of Christmas, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?
# COVID19 DATA
# COVID19 DATA

With restrictions easing ahead of Christmas, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?

Updated Dec 18th 2020, 10:00 AM 55,426 Views 39 Comments

Ireland’s 14-day incidence rate has increased by more than 10% since last Thursday.

# data - Friday 11 December, 2020

10 days into Level 3, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?
# COVID19 DATA
# COVID19 DATA

10 days into Level 3, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?

Updated Dec 11th 2020, 9:45 AM 64,869 Views 34 Comments

We’ve broken down the latest Covid-19 data – and what it means for the weeks ahead.

# data - Thursday 10 December, 2020

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

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

Dec 10th 2020, 8:35 AM 15,108 Views 25 Comments

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

# data - Friday 4 December, 2020

As Ireland reopens, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?
# Level 3
# Level 3

As Ireland reopens, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?

Dec 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 31,706 Views 19 Comments

Ireland’s 14-day incidence rate has dropped by 27% in the past 14 days.

# data - Friday 27 November, 2020

What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us as we prepare to leave Level 5?
# Covid19
# Covid19

What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us as we prepare to leave Level 5?

Updated Nov 27th 2020, 11:30 AM 53,575 Views 37 Comments

Ireland’s national incidence rate has dropped by 22% in the past 14 days.

# data - Friday 20 November, 2020

Four weeks into Level 5, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?
# Data
# Data

Four weeks into Level 5, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?

Updated Nov 20th 2020, 9:00 AM 55,155 Views 88 Comments

HPSC data shows that the 14-day incidence rate in a number of counties is rising.

# data - Friday 13 November, 2020

Halfway through Level 5, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?
# Level 5
# Level 5

Halfway through Level 5, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?

Updated Nov 13th 2020, 10:40 AM 70,767 Views 73 Comments

Ireland’s 14-day incidence rate has dropped by over 50% in the past two weeks.

# data - Friday 6 November, 2020

Two weeks into Level 5, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Two weeks into Level 5, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?

Updated Nov 6th 2020, 10:30 AM 50,163 Views 43 Comments

Ireland’s all-important R-number has fallen again to below 1.

# data - Friday 30 October, 2020

One week into Level 5, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

One week into Level 5, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?

Updated Oct 30th 2020, 9:00 AM 85,923 Views 75 Comments

Public Health officials have cautioned that it is too early to say if any trend has emerged.

# data - Friday 23 October, 2020

How this week's Covid-19 data compares to last week
# Covid19
# Covid19

How this week's Covid-19 data compares to last week

Updated Oct 23rd 2020, 10:00 AM 51,884 Views 26 Comments

On day one of Level 5 let’s look at the spread of Covid-19 in Ireland – and how the data compares with last week.

# data - Monday 19 October, 2020

Data Protection Commission investigating Instagram over handling of children's personal data
# Instagram
# Instagram

Data Protection Commission investigating Instagram over handling of children's personal data

Oct 19th 2020, 4:11 PM 12,250 Views 4 Comments

The Data Protection Commission launched an investigation last month following a number of complaints.

# data - Friday 16 October, 2020

Ballyjamesduff in Cavan has highest Covid-19 incidence rate, Ballyfermot-Drimnagh has highest in Dublin

Ballyjamesduff in Cavan has highest Covid-19 incidence rate, Ballyfermot-Drimnagh has highest in Dublin

Oct 16th 2020, 12:35 PM 50,530 Views 33 Comments

Ireland’s 14-day incidence rate overall now stands at 206.7 cases per 100,000.

# data - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Data in detail: Over 100,000 tests, 238 hospitalised cases, a rising 5-day incidence
# Covid19
# Covid19

Data in detail: Over 100,000 tests, 238 hospitalised cases, a rising 5-day incidence

Oct 15th 2020, 3:11 PM 62,171 Views 48 Comments

NPHET is meeting this afternoon to consider additional Covid-19 restrictions.

# data - Monday 12 October, 2020

Privacy activist Max Schrems challenges DPC probe of Facebook EU-US data transfers
# High Court
# High Court

Privacy activist Max Schrems challenges DPC probe of Facebook EU-US data transfers

Oct 12th 2020, 4:45 PM 13,671 Views 0 Comments

The case was heard before the High Court today.

# data - Friday 18 September, 2020

US bans TikTok and WeChat, citing national security reasons
# China
# China

US bans TikTok and WeChat, citing national security reasons

Sep 18th 2020, 2:37 PM 21,429 Views 30 Comments

Downloads of the apps will be banned from Sunday onwards.

# data - Thursday 17 September, 2020

14 deaths in September, 77,000 tests, a rising 14-day incidence rate: Here's where Ireland stands as winter approaches
# Covid19
# Covid19

14 deaths in September, 77,000 tests, a rising 14-day incidence rate: Here's where Ireland stands as winter approaches

Sep 17th 2020, 12:05 AM 45,525 Views 64 Comments

We’ve put together the latest statistics – and how to find them – on how Covid-19 is spreading in Ireland and what that means.

# data - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Facebook told it can no longer send user data from EU to US
# Data Protection Commission
# Data Protection Commission

Facebook told it can no longer send user data from EU to US

Sep 10th 2020, 8:47 AM 21,282 Views 32 Comments

The social media giant said the Data Protection Commission told it the key mechanism it uses to transfer data to the US “cannot in practice be used”.

# data - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Workers who walk or cycle to work less likely to be in receipt of illness benefit, new figures show
# Commuters
# Commuters

Workers who walk or cycle to work less likely to be in receipt of illness benefit, new figures show

Sep 9th 2020, 4:16 PM 21,912 Views 50 Comments

Those on lower salaries were also more likely to be in receipt of illness benefit.

New data shows 2,018 Covid-19 outbreaks in private homes
# Covid19
# Covid19

New data shows 2,018 Covid-19 outbreaks in private homes

Sep 9th 2020, 11:18 AM 25,401 Views 35 Comments

The total number of workplace outbreaks is 85, including 31 in meat processing plants.

# data - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Trump sets deadline for TikTok owner to sell US assets
# China
# China

Trump sets deadline for TikTok owner to sell US assets

Aug 15th 2020, 11:07 AM 22,324 Views 56 Comments

It remains unclear what the TikTok orders mean for the app’s 100 million users in the US.

# data - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

EU launches 'in-depth' probe of Google's bid for Fitbit
# Competition
# Competition

EU launches 'in-depth' probe of Google's bid for Fitbit

Aug 4th 2020, 2:36 PM 15,934 Views 3 Comments

There is concern that acquiring Fitbit’s user data will strengthen Google’s position in targeted advertising.

# data - Friday 26 June, 2020

HSE's contact tracing app will be wound down in 90 days if it's deemed ineffective
# Data
# Data

HSE's contact tracing app will be wound down in 90 days if it's deemed ineffective

Jun 26th 2020, 3:50 PM 14,895 Views 13 Comments

The app will record if a user is in close contact with another user by exchanging anonymous codes.

# data - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Climate change could put more than 60,000 homes at risk of coastal flooding by 2050
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Climate change could put more than 60,000 homes at risk of coastal flooding by 2050

May 21st 2020, 9:37 AM 17,669 Views 70 Comments

Dublin, Louth and Clare are expected to be the most affected counties.

# data - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Are others really breaking the shutdown rules? Or is it just our perception?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Are others really breaking the shutdown rules? Or is it just our perception?

May 12th 2020, 7:00 AM 39,586 Views 44 Comments

Behavioural expert Dr Shane Timmons says our internal bias can dictate our perception of shutdown compliance.

# data - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Deal with broadband providers to help students learn at home doesn't cover Zoom website

Deal with broadband providers to help students learn at home doesn't cover Zoom website

May 7th 2020, 3:00 PM 17,140 Views 15 Comments

Many third-level institutions and schools are using video calling to home school during the crisis.

# data - Friday 10 April, 2020

The Explainer: What does the data tell us about Ireland's fight against coronavirus?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What does the data tell us about Ireland's fight against coronavirus?

Apr 10th 2020, 3:52 PM 38,010 Views 27 Comments

We speak to two experts about the issue.

Mobile and broadband capacity ramps up to deal with sharp surge in voice and data traffic
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Mobile and broadband capacity ramps up to deal with sharp surge in voice and data traffic

Apr 10th 2020, 7:00 AM 26,080 Views 47 Comments

There has been increased pressure on the networks as more people work from home and connect with loved ones.

# data - Monday 24 February, 2020

Supreme Court to refer Graham Dwyer data retention appeal to the EU's Court of Justice
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Supreme Court to refer Graham Dwyer data retention appeal to the EU's Court of Justice

Updated Feb 24th 2020, 1:17 PM 50,280 Views 0 Comments

Chief Justice Frank Clarke said the three central questions in the case “each involve difficult issues”.

# data - Friday 21 February, 2020

Your crash course in... the EU's grand plans for 'technological sovereignty'
# Deeptech
# Deeptech

Your crash course in... the EU's grand plans for 'technological sovereignty'

Feb 21st 2020, 2:41 PM 330 Views 0 Comments

The European Commission unveiled a slate of proposals this week on data rules and AI.

# data - Friday 29 November, 2019

Power-hungry data centres are here to stay - what does that mean for Ireland's renewable targets?

Power-hungry data centres are here to stay - what does that mean for Ireland's renewable targets?

Nov 29th 2019, 11:05 AM 310 Views 1 Comment

The energy industry is “due for a change”. That could bring an opportunity.

# data - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Meet the man behind Diaceutics, the data company helping people access life-saving drugs
# Interview
# Interview

Meet the man behind Diaceutics, the data company helping people access life-saving drugs

Nov 7th 2019, 11:01 AM 317 Views 1 Comment

Peter Keeling took the Belfast company public in March and is changing testing for precision medicine.

# data - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Analysis: How the threat of red cards could be favouring teams who offload
# Jouez
From The42
# Jouez

Analysis: How the threat of red cards could be favouring teams who offload

Oct 9th 2019, 5:30 PM 8,965 Views 25 Comments

Eoin Toolan examines the All Blacks’ support play to explain their effectiveness in offloading.

# data - Friday 4 October, 2019

Facebook warned that new privacy rules could aid terrorism and child abuse
# Message Encryption
# Message Encryption

Facebook warned that new privacy rules could aid terrorism and child abuse

Oct 4th 2019, 11:37 AM 11,583 Views 15 Comments

The social media network has been dogged by several privacy scandals in recent years.

# data - Friday 16 August, 2019

Department told to destroy documents belonging to 3.2 million citizens it kept after PSC applications
# Data Retention
# Data Retention

Department told to destroy documents belonging to 3.2 million citizens it kept after PSC applications

Aug 16th 2019, 12:07 AM 34,708 Views 81 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner has found that there is no lawful basis for retaining information from PSC applications.

# data - Friday 2 August, 2019

Department seeks judicial review after watchdog rules child benefit data collection unlawful
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Department seeks judicial review after watchdog rules child benefit data collection unlawful

Aug 2nd 2019, 6:00 AM 13,376 Views 0 Comments

It comes after an individual made a complaint about the repeated requests to provide information to claim child benefit.

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