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# 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 18,154 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 13,581 Views 17 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 77,922 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 7,502 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 29,664 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 264 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 24,759 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 27,535 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 17,444 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 46 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 632 Views 7 Comments

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

# 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 15,425 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 18,049 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 7,345 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 12,887 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 31,476 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 41,616 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 173 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 16,311 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 13,841 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 23,403 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 12,964 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 4,258 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 79 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 24,547 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 10,679 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 7,102 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 28,915 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 15,864 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 10,825 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 9,442 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 27,428 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 16,470 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 10,981 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 27,018 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 8,706 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 8,547 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 16,438 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 1,206 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 4,740 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.’