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# data - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Is the data on your phone secure? Here's how to make sure it is
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

Is the data on your phone secure? Here's how to make sure it is

May 2nd 2017, 12:50 PM 7,133 Views 12 Comments

Security is always a major concern but you have the tools to help prevent the worst from happening.

# data - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Have questions about your phone bill or contract? Let us put them to an expert
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

Have questions about your phone bill or contract? Let us put them to an expert

Apr 30th 2017, 10:30 AM 12,678 Views 59 Comments

We’ll be holding a Facebook Live event on Wednesday where your questions will be put to the consumer expert.

# data - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Some of Three's customers wrongly told they've spent hundreds on internet services
# Oops
# Oops

Some of Three's customers wrongly told they've spent hundreds on internet services

Apr 25th 2017, 6:02 PM 24,536 Views 38 Comments

The phone service provider said the messages were sent in error and the issue has been resolved.

# data - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Lucrative Lions: Gatland's squad earning €1.8m more per season than All Blacks
# Salary Gap
From The42
# Salary Gap

Lucrative Lions: Gatland's squad earning €1.8m more per season than All Blacks

Apr 20th 2017, 2:17 PM 14,423 Views 6 Comments

New data has detailed some interesting differences between the sides.

# data - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Private investigator gave information from Social Protection Department to insurance companies
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Private investigator gave information from Social Protection Department to insurance companies

Apr 11th 2017, 1:08 PM 20,930 Views 18 Comments

Over 1,400 data protection complaints were made in 2016, up from 932 in 2015.

Two cases of patient records left on car roofs among 212 HSE data breaches
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Two cases of patient records left on car roofs among 212 HSE data breaches

Apr 11th 2017, 9:02 AM 13,612 Views 19 Comments

A medical device containing patients’ personal information was sent for repair to a company in the UK by Saolta University Hospital Group.

# data - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Work remotely? It might make you more stressed and affect your sleep
# Office
# Office

Work remotely? It might make you more stressed and affect your sleep

Feb 15th 2017, 4:00 PM 13,075 Views 11 Comments

It can also make you vulnerable to unpaid overtime, according to a UN study.

# data - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Analysis: Where have Ireland's 36 tries over the last year come from?
# Data
From The42
# Data

Analysis: Where have Ireland's 36 tries over the last year come from?

Feb 4th 2017, 7:55 AM 16,244 Views 20 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side are heavily reliant on their lineout as a source for their scores.

# data - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Driverless cars - another step towards Big Brother?
# Self Drive
# Self Drive

Driverless cars - another step towards Big Brother?

Dec 31st 2016, 1:00 PM 11,497 Views 70 Comments

Data is the new oil,” Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich said last month.

# data - Friday 9 December, 2016

Text messages are on the way out - but we're eating up huge amounts of data
# WhatsApp
# WhatsApp

Text messages are on the way out - but we're eating up huge amounts of data

Dec 9th 2016, 10:43 AM 28,614 Views 45 Comments

The new ComReg report also found that Ireland is expensive for home broadband, but relatively cheap for mobile bills.

As Ireland's smart cities develop, a government report warns of data security needs
# My Privacy
# My Privacy

As Ireland's smart cities develop, a government report warns of data security needs

Dec 9th 2016, 6:05 AM 5,872 Views 7 Comments

How much of our data are we willing to compromise for an easier life and a more efficient city?

# data - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Britain wants to fine porn sites for letting under-18s visit
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Britain wants to fine porn sites for letting under-18s visit

Dec 3rd 2016, 8:10 AM 9,547 Views 12 Comments

Critics say the approach could open a door to fraudsters.

# data - Thursday 17 November, 2016

'It's not social to be on social media': The Irishman moving off-the-grid for a happier life
# Disconnected
# Disconnected

'It's not social to be on social media': The Irishman moving off-the-grid for a happier life

Nov 17th 2016, 6:05 AM 20,175 Views 27 Comments

An RTÉ documentary airing tonight explores how much our digital fingerprint is telling the world about us.

# data - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

These are the areas in Ireland with the slowest and fastest broadband speeds
# Breakdown
# Breakdown

These are the areas in Ireland with the slowest and fastest broadband speeds

Nov 15th 2016, 6:03 AM 50,761 Views 76 Comments

The slowest is Legan in Longford, while the fastest is Drimnagh in Dublin 12.

# data - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Google's Irish boss thinks government departments need to be more like Estonia
# Data Collection
# Data Collection

Google's Irish boss thinks government departments need to be more like Estonia

Oct 2nd 2016, 6:55 AM 14,359 Views 23 Comments

The eastern European country has been quick to embrace new technology.

# data - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Sex could be great for ageing women's health - but risky for older men
# Ageing Action
# Ageing Action

Sex could be great for ageing women's health - but risky for older men

Sep 6th 2016, 6:52 PM 27,348 Views 30 Comments

That’s according to researchers, who have analysed data from over 2000 people.

# data - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

You're going to start seeing more of these new USB ports from now on
# Now You C Me
# Now You C Me

You're going to start seeing more of these new USB ports from now on

Aug 3rd 2016, 8:00 PM 31,389 Views 21 Comments

USB Type-C ports and cables are slowly becoming a standard feature for devices, and they’re here to stay.

# data - Friday 24 June, 2016

Did opinion polls get it wrong - again?
# Polls Apart
# Polls Apart

Did opinion polls get it wrong - again?

Jun 24th 2016, 12:23 PM 11,889 Views 28 Comments

Not really.

# data - Monday 25 April, 2016

Kitman Labs is the company with the real-life Moneyball factor
# Data
From The42
# Data

Kitman Labs is the company with the real-life Moneyball factor

Apr 25th 2016, 8:23 AM 6,629 Views 1 Comment

The startup, now based in San Francisco, counts legendary baseball manager Billy Beane as an advisor.

# data - Friday 8 April, 2016

Irish drone register allowed access to personal details of 2,000 members
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Irish drone register allowed access to personal details of 2,000 members

Apr 8th 2016, 6:03 AM 13,532 Views 21 Comments

The Irish Aviation Authority said the error was down to a technical issue which has now been resolved.

# data - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

This headband could help athletes avoid the worst damage from concussions
# Prevention
# Prevention

This headband could help athletes avoid the worst damage from concussions

Mar 23rd 2016, 9:46 AM 16,763 Views 7 Comments

By monitoring the severity of concussions, the BrainBAND aims to prevent long-term injuries from developing.

# data - Thursday 10 March, 2016

You leave a data trail everywhere you go. Creepy? Maybe, but it's the world we live in
# Opinion
# Opinion

You leave a data trail everywhere you go. Creepy? Maybe, but it's the world we live in

Mar 10th 2016, 8:00 AM 891 Views 22 Comments

We need to be aware of our personal data trails, and how they can be used, writes Brian Mac Namee.

# data - Monday 29 February, 2016

The new way US tech giants are going to handle your data is almost in place
# Finishing Touches
# Finishing Touches

The new way US tech giants are going to handle your data is almost in place

Feb 29th 2016, 3:21 PM 12,764 Views 4 Comments

The EU and US have released details of their Privacy Shield agreement, designed to replace its previous data transfer agreement Safe Harbour.

# data - Monday 22 February, 2016

Facebook's plans to take over the world are taking two steps forward
# Ambition
# Ambition

Facebook's plans to take over the world are taking two steps forward

Feb 22nd 2016, 11:55 AM 13,429 Views 14 Comments

Virtual reality is the major focus but it’s also looking at ways to help people deal with more data-intensive services like video.

# data - Sunday 21 February, 2016

What if we could call the election result before it even happens?
# Opinion
# Opinion

What if we could call the election result before it even happens?

Feb 21st 2016, 8:00 PM 137 Views 58 Comments

David Higgins has spent the past year building a statistical model which he hopes will accurately predict the outcome of the general election next week.

# data - Sunday 31 January, 2016

Here’s how much it will cost if the state becomes a living wage employer
# Pay Me My Money Down
# Pay Me My Money Down

Here’s how much it will cost if the state becomes a living wage employer

Jan 31st 2016, 6:05 AM 20,696 Views 52 Comments

The suggested wage at €11.50 per hour, based on the Civil Service 37 hour standard net working week, equates to an annual salary of €22,203.

# data - Sunday 29 November, 2015

Ireland's missing people: The numbers behind the heartbreak
# Gone
# Gone

Ireland's missing people: The numbers behind the heartbreak

Nov 29th 2015, 9:30 PM 71,682 Views 25 Comments

We’ve been examining the stats behind the thousands of missing persons reports made in Ireland.

# data - Friday 20 November, 2015

There are 6 different types of phone users... Which one are you?
# Sponsored By ID
# Sponsored By ID

There are 6 different types of phone users... Which one are you?

Nov 20th 2015, 5:17 PM 59,998 Views 17 Comments

Let’s find out.

# data - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

What exactly is the 'other' section in your phone's storage space for?
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

What exactly is the 'other' section in your phone's storage space for?

Nov 4th 2015, 12:00 PM 205,913 Views 7 Comments

It has a purpose, honest.

# data - Monday 26 October, 2015

Breakdown: These are the sectors that employed 126,000 people in the past 3 years
# Action Plan For Jobs
# Action Plan For Jobs

Breakdown: These are the sectors that employed 126,000 people in the past 3 years

Oct 26th 2015, 7:45 AM 18,142 Views 34 Comments

Fourteen sectors are included in the data, which shows an increase in the number of people employed in each industry.

# data - Monday 7 September, 2015

This is how you take control of your privacy on Windows 10
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

This is how you take control of your privacy on Windows 10

Sep 7th 2015, 7:31 PM 13,575 Views 18 Comments

It’s been out for more than a month now but if you are concerned about what data is being shared, here’s how to change that.

# data - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Asylum and refugees: How Ireland compares to the rest of the world
# Cé Mhéad Fáilte
# Cé Mhéad Fáilte

Asylum and refugees: How Ireland compares to the rest of the world

Sep 5th 2015, 7:48 PM 77,078 Views 124 Comments

A new analysis of official figures, by TheJournal.ie.

# data - Friday 21 August, 2015

Spotify was heavily criticised for its new privacy policy, but was it deserved?
# Terms And Conditions Apply
# Terms And Conditions Apply

Spotify was heavily criticised for its new privacy policy, but was it deserved?

Aug 21st 2015, 7:05 PM 7,494 Views 5 Comments

The company apologised for the changes, but is it as bad as people are making it out to be?

# data - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Hackers have released 32 million people's details stolen from an affair website
# Ashley Madison
# Ashley Madison

Hackers have released 32 million people's details stolen from an affair website

Aug 19th 2015, 7:28 AM 29,646 Views 46 Comments

They had stolen the data a month ago.

# data - Friday 14 August, 2015

The next general election? You should trust the bookies a lot more than the opinion polls...
# Opinion
# Opinion

The next general election? You should trust the bookies a lot more than the opinion polls...

Aug 14th 2015, 8:00 AM 251 Views 77 Comments

The polls got things badly wrong prior to the UK general election, and this is a trend that’s set to continue argues John Byrne.

# data - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Should you bother ejecting a USB drive properly?
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

Should you bother ejecting a USB drive properly?

Jul 22nd 2015, 12:16 PM 24,753 Views 18 Comments

You’re regularly nagged about it when you don’t but is it any harm to just take it out manually?

# data - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Here's why every flight you take is obsessively monitored
# Eyes In The Sky
# Eyes In The Sky

Here's why every flight you take is obsessively monitored

Jul 21st 2015, 6:05 AM 27,508 Views 9 Comments

An engine alone, for example, is likely to have as many as 5,000 elements monitored every second.

# data - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Social welfare screw-up left lone parent without child benefit
# Cut Off
# Cut Off

Social welfare screw-up left lone parent without child benefit

Jul 12th 2015, 7:30 AM 17,433 Views 71 Comments

The parent’s benefit payments were stopped after a screw-up involving someone else’s PPS number.

# data - Friday 3 July, 2015

You might care about your online privacy... but would you pay for it?
# Opinion
# Opinion

You might care about your online privacy... but would you pay for it?

Jul 3rd 2015, 6:00 PM 43 Views 20 Comments

Would you pay for any the services you can currently use for free if it meant you had more privacy?

# data - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

It's change of mind time for the CAO – but do students really know what they're getting into?
# Opinion
# Opinion

It's change of mind time for the CAO – but do students really know what they're getting into?

Jul 1st 2015, 11:00 PM 610 Views 7 Comments

What makes one student successful when another fails? In answering this question, we’re not using one valuable resource: data.