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# data - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Parents registering their kids for GP care were shown other people's details
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Parents registering their kids for GP care were shown other people's details

Jun 16th 2015, 4:13 PM 15,418 Views 17 Comments

The website for the new system has been beset with problems since it went live yesterday.

# data - Monday 15 June, 2015

Facebook is going to build a €200 million data centre in Meath
# First Data
# First Data

Facebook is going to build a €200 million data centre in Meath

Jun 15th 2015, 7:39 AM 18,027 Views 37 Comments

It will create hundreds of jobs.

# data - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Police are poking around Fifa's headquarters again
# Seizure
# Seizure

Police are poking around Fifa's headquarters again

Jun 10th 2015, 7:34 PM 7,339 Views 6 Comments

‘IT data’ has been seized.

# data - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Apple's CEO delivered a scathing attack on Facebook and Google
# No Holding Back
# No Holding Back

Apple's CEO delivered a scathing attack on Facebook and Google

Jun 3rd 2015, 9:20 AM 12,839 Views 21 Comments

Tim Cook criticised companies that trade off data for free services, saying privacy is being “attacked on multiple fronts.”

# data - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Photocopies of college students' passports left in a skip on busy street
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Photocopies of college students' passports left in a skip on busy street

Apr 23rd 2015, 10:37 PM 31,465 Views 17 Comments

The college says all of the sensitive information has been recovered.

# data - Monday 13 April, 2015

To thee I do wed: A century of marriage in Ireland
# The Big Day Through The Ages
# The Big Day Through The Ages

To thee I do wed: A century of marriage in Ireland

Apr 13th 2015, 7:00 AM 40,359 Views 174 Comments

How was it when your parents and grandparents got hitched? And how does today’s Ireland compare?

# data - Friday 10 April, 2015

Ireland must join CERN – for our economy and our future
# Opinion
# Opinion

Ireland must join CERN – for our economy and our future

Apr 10th 2015, 6:00 PM 155 Views 51 Comments

With CERN membership, Ireland’s brightest minds would be able to work on some of the most advanced projects in the world.

You'll need to hand over your PPS number if you want the water grant
# Data
# Data

You'll need to hand over your PPS number if you want the water grant

Apr 10th 2015, 11:30 AM 16,291 Views 173 Comments

But the Department will be securely storing the details.

# data - Friday 3 April, 2015

Now the government is requesting user data from Snapchat
# Requests
# Requests

Now the government is requesting user data from Snapchat

Apr 3rd 2015, 8:49 AM 13,711 Views 15 Comments

Snapchat revealed the data as part of its first transparency report.

# data - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

This is how you keep your data usage under control
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

This is how you keep your data usage under control

Apr 1st 2015, 12:04 PM 23,387 Views 43 Comments

Especially if you have a limited plan and don’t want to pay extra.

# data - Friday 6 March, 2015

Every version of Windows is at risk from this 1990s bug
# Freak Out
# Freak Out

Every version of Windows is at risk from this 1990s bug

Mar 6th 2015, 4:52 PM 12,958 Views 8 Comments

A patch is on the way.

# data - Thursday 5 March, 2015

This house produces more energy than it uses

This house produces more energy than it uses

Mar 5th 2015, 6:29 PM 4,252 Views 0 Comments

The one-bedroom home comes with its own semi-indoor garden.

# data - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Who owns our digital fingerprints?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Who owns our digital fingerprints?

Feb 19th 2015, 9:45 AM 74 Views 37 Comments

Think about your day 15 years ago; you could have gone about your business leaving almost no trace of yourself. Not anymore, data is changing our world.

# data - Friday 13 February, 2015

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks last weekend?
# Battle Zone
From The42
# Battle Zone

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks last weekend?

Feb 13th 2015, 10:00 AM 24,513 Views 22 Comments

The likes of Mike Ross, Paul O’Connell and Tommy O’Donnell were mightily busy at Stadio Olimpico.

# data - Saturday 7 February, 2015

'We know more about the cows in the field than the children in our schools'
# POD
# POD

'We know more about the cows in the field than the children in our schools'

Feb 7th 2015, 7:15 AM 10,668 Views 23 Comments

Parents are voicing their concerns over the Primary Online Education being rolled out in schools across the country.

# data - Friday 6 February, 2015

NSA sharing data with British spies was illegal... but it's not going to stop
# Spooks
# Spooks

NSA sharing data with British spies was illegal... but it's not going to stop

Feb 6th 2015, 10:46 PM 7,097 Views 18 Comments

Here’s why.

Vodafone lost 278 customers A DAY in 2014
# See Ya
# See Ya

Vodafone lost 278 customers A DAY in 2014

Feb 6th 2015, 5:11 PM 28,893 Views 118 Comments

The telecoms giant is struggling to compete in the 4G data pack market here

# data - Friday 30 January, 2015

Contentious flu drug DOES work, latest trials show
# Trials
# Trials

Contentious flu drug DOES work, latest trials show

Jan 30th 2015, 3:07 PM 15,848 Views 25 Comments

It reduces the length of symptoms, new research shows.

# data - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Minister: Keeping data on students until they're 30 is 'reasonable'
# Privacy
# Privacy

Minister: Keeping data on students until they're 30 is 'reasonable'

Jan 29th 2015, 7:07 PM 10,817 Views 79 Comments

The minister said she is satisfied the time limit doesn’t need to be changed – for now, at least.

# data - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

The Data Protection Commissioner is "improving its reach"
# Data Protection Day
# Data Protection Day

The Data Protection Commissioner is "improving its reach"

Jan 28th 2015, 11:10 AM 9,430 Views 8 Comments

There are concerns that our laws are not keeping up with the pace of technology.

# data - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Investigation launched after thousands of personal documents found on side of road
# Galway
# Galway

Investigation launched after thousands of personal documents found on side of road

Jan 27th 2015, 8:26 PM 27,246 Views 22 Comments

Confidential documents were scattered on the Tuam to Athenry road.

# data - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Mother of cancer victim claims HSE 'revealed sensitive detail' about daughter's medical card refusal
# Data
# Data

Mother of cancer victim claims HSE 'revealed sensitive detail' about daughter's medical card refusal

Jan 21st 2015, 6:30 AM 16,450 Views 33 Comments

The mother of a nine-year-old girl has claimed a statement from the executive revealed private details.

# data - Monday 19 January, 2015

It's official: Your Facebook feed knows you better than your family
# Status Update
# Status Update

It's official: Your Facebook feed knows you better than your family

Jan 19th 2015, 5:25 PM 10,976 Views 23 Comments

The robots are taking over.

# data - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Did you pay your TV licence last year? A lot of people in Kerry didn't
# Data
# Data

Did you pay your TV licence last year? A lot of people in Kerry didn't

Jan 17th 2015, 1:22 PM 26,961 Views 77 Comments

Due to the size of the city, Dublin topped new figures on summonses.

# data - Monday 12 January, 2015

An Post warned by Data Protection Commissioner over customers' bank account details
# Tv License
# Tv License

An Post warned by Data Protection Commissioner over customers' bank account details

Jan 12th 2015, 6:45 AM 8,685 Views 11 Comments

A bank statement containing financial information was previously requested when signing up for a TV license direct debt.

# data - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Minister to reconsider keeping data on school children until they're 30
# Database
# Database

Minister to reconsider keeping data on school children until they're 30

Jan 8th 2015, 1:57 PM 8,511 Views 50 Comments

The Department’s plans for a national database have come under fire.

# data - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Department's plan to collect data on every child a 'worrying overreach of the State'
# Pps Numbers
# Pps Numbers

Department's plan to collect data on every child a 'worrying overreach of the State'

Jan 7th 2015, 1:35 PM 16,403 Views 115 Comments

The information could be until the child is 30.

# data - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Opinion: Embarrassing photos posted online? There are ways of having them removed...
# Embarrassing Pictures
# Embarrassing Pictures

Opinion: Embarrassing photos posted online? There are ways of having them removed...

Jan 6th 2015, 1:09 PM 1,142 Views 9 Comments

In the age of smartphones, embarrassing pictures of our more indiscreet behaviour can have a way of haunting us.

# data - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Sony Pictures is being sued by former employees over private info leak
# More Headaches
# More Headaches

Sony Pictures is being sued by former employees over private info leak

Dec 17th 2014, 10:10 AM 4,734 Views 11 Comments

Two former employees are filing the lawsuit on behalf of others in a similar situation, and described the leaks as ‘an epic nightmare.’

# data - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Explainer: Why IBM could hold the keys to smarter apps and services
# AI
# AI

Explainer: Why IBM could hold the keys to smarter apps and services

Dec 13th 2014, 6:30 PM 6,745 Views 6 Comments

Its artificial intelligence Watson is one of the most powerful devices out there, but how will it tie into our day-to-day lives?

# data - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Sony fights back against hackers by attacking sites sharing its stolen data
# Fight Fire With Fire
# Fight Fire With Fire

Sony fights back against hackers by attacking sites sharing its stolen data

Dec 11th 2014, 2:32 PM 10,153 Views 34 Comments

The company is reportedly trying to disrupt downloads of its stolen files by launching Denial of Service attacks on torrent sites.

# data - Monday 24 November, 2014

Ex-Garda working as a PI illegally obtained info from PULSE
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Ex-Garda working as a PI illegally obtained info from PULSE

Nov 24th 2014, 6:01 PM 14,495 Views 0 Comments

Information from PULSE and from the ESB was provided to the investigator, who was trying to trace people for a number of credit unions.

# data - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Privacy shouldn't be sacrificed for safety from crime, survey finds
# Concerns
# Concerns

Privacy shouldn't be sacrificed for safety from crime, survey finds

Nov 20th 2014, 9:47 AM 4,205 Views 8 Comments

The findings come from Microsoft which is currently involved in a legal battle concerning a US warrant for emails stored on Irish servers.

# data - Saturday 15 November, 2014

These are the challenges faced in making our cities smarter
# Big Data
# Big Data

These are the challenges faced in making our cities smarter

Nov 15th 2014, 4:00 PM 4,812 Views 1 Comment

Numerous cities across the world, including Dublin, are engaging with projects that will make their cities smarter, but what are the concerns?

# data - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Facebook simplifies its privacy policy so that you might actually read it this time
# Easy Reading
# Easy Reading

Facebook simplifies its privacy policy so that you might actually read it this time

Nov 13th 2014, 5:29 PM 5,431 Views 4 Comments

The shortened policy also hints towards its long-rumoured payments transfer service, but you still won’t have much control over how your data is used.

# data - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Samaritans seeks legal advice over controversial new 'suicide prevention app'
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Samaritans seeks legal advice over controversial new 'suicide prevention app'

Nov 5th 2014, 2:25 PM 7,322 Views 9 Comments

The ‘Radar’ app allows users to monitor people they follow on Twitter.

# data - Thursday 30 October, 2014

The week in the property market in 3 graphics
# Gaffs
# Gaffs

The week in the property market in 3 graphics

Oct 30th 2014, 6:16 PM 2,638 Views 1 Comment

The statistical breakdown you should look at if you’re thinking of stepping onto the property ladder.

# data - Monday 27 October, 2014

IMAGES: Take a look at the ginormous servers that power Google
# Journey To The Centre Of The Earth
# Journey To The Centre Of The Earth

IMAGES: Take a look at the ginormous servers that power Google

Oct 27th 2014, 11:00 AM 18,385 Views 27 Comments

This is where your sneaky table quiz questions go.

# data - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

New scandal: 10 Irish Water customers had their bank details sent to their landlords
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

New scandal: 10 Irish Water customers had their bank details sent to their landlords

Oct 22nd 2014, 6:35 AM 126,054 Views 243 Comments

“It’s an absolute shambles,” one affected customer said, after waiting on the phone for an hour to speak to Irish Water’s customer care team.

# data - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Why are 'unlimited' data plans not actually unlimited?
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

Why are 'unlimited' data plans not actually unlimited?

Oct 15th 2014, 12:00 PM 29,314 Views 58 Comments

Two words: fair usage.