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#Innovation

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Ireland “risks lagging behind” by not having CERN membership
# Innovation
# Innovation

Ireland “risks lagging behind” by not having CERN membership

Jan 20th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,510 Views 51 Comments

Sean Kelly MEP said that membership would turn Ireland into a ‘global hub’ for leading innovators.

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Dec 12th 2013, 11:05 PM 15,786 Views 10 Comments

Today everybody’s talking about the sale of Bord Gáis Energy, garda recruitment and the response of the ‘fake’ deaf interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s memorial.

68 new jobs announced in two multinationals
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

68 new jobs announced in two multinationals

Dec 9th 2013, 11:45 AM 12,819 Views 19 Comments

A British company will create 30 jobs next year and a firm in Cork has already begun recruiting for 38 new positions.

Watch: The dual-screen device that's both smartphone and eReader
# Dual-screen
# Dual-screen

Watch: The dual-screen device that's both smartphone and eReader

Dec 5th 2013, 5:15 PM 12,171 Views 32 Comments

The YotaPhone’s dual-screen functionality allows users to check notifications without waking up the smartphone.

Tongue piercing lets paralysed people drive wheelchairs
# Invention
# Invention

Tongue piercing lets paralysed people drive wheelchairs

Nov 27th 2013, 9:31 PM 14,301 Views 16 Comments

Electric-powered wheelchairs can be operated by issuing commands with a magnetic tongue piercing.

Oireachtas committee to discuss measures to boost job creation in the not-for-profit sector
# Jobs Committee
# Jobs Committee

Oireachtas committee to discuss measures to boost job creation in the not-for-profit sector

Nov 19th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,189 Views 6 Comments

Several groups will appear before the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs later this afternoon.

€10m R&D innovation centre officially opened in Limerick
# Development
# Development

€10m R&D innovation centre officially opened in Limerick

Nov 15th 2013, 7:16 AM 5,270 Views 2 Comments

The €10million also includes expansion of facilities at Cook Medical’s Limerick plant.

Ratoath College named Global Microsoft Mentor School
# Innovation
# Innovation

Ratoath College named Global Microsoft Mentor School

Nov 10th 2013, 10:15 AM 11,865 Views 11 Comments

The school in County Meath is the only Irish school to be selected.

Apple's earnings fall again despite strong iPhone sales
# Technology
# Technology

Apple's earnings fall again despite strong iPhone sales

Oct 29th 2013, 10:37 AM 8,360 Views 40 Comments

Apple’s market value has plunged by about 25 per cent, or $160 billion, this year after three straight quarters of contraction.

Proposals on new online copyright laws presented to Government
# Copyright
# Copyright

Proposals on new online copyright laws presented to Government

Oct 29th 2013, 8:51 AM 7,324 Views 26 Comments

A new Copyright Council of Ireland has been recommended with the proposals saying that linking must be protected by legislation.

Reebok develops futuristic 'smart cap' to protect athletes from brain damage
# Health
From The42
# Health

Reebok develops futuristic 'smart cap' to protect athletes from brain damage

Oct 18th 2013, 7:30 AM 1,361 Views 2 Comments

The cap determines the severity of hits to the head.

Intel chooses Ireland to design new micro chip
# Kildare
# Kildare

Intel chooses Ireland to design new micro chip

Oct 4th 2013, 10:26 AM 8,276 Views 45 Comments

The Quark SoC X1000 and the Galileo board were both designed at the company’s plant in Leixlip in Co Kildare.

The urinals in this Mayo bar have an interesting new re-design
# Innovation
From The42
# Innovation

The urinals in this Mayo bar have an interesting new re-design

Sep 18th 2013, 11:07 PM 8,317 Views 9 Comments

Look away now Dublin fans!

Sports reporter gets 41 Seinfeld references into one broadcast
# Innovation
From The42
# Innovation

Sports reporter gets 41 Seinfeld references into one broadcast

Sep 10th 2013, 3:52 PM 2,469 Views 2 Comments

How many of them can you spot?

Student makes inventive use of a school bus to take a holiday
# Busman's Holiday
# Busman's Holiday

Student makes inventive use of a school bus to take a holiday

Sep 1st 2013, 5:30 PM 17,787 Views 21 Comments

Why didn’t we think of that?

Eye-tracking technology used to hone new Irish sport stars
# Eyes Down
# Eyes Down

Eye-tracking technology used to hone new Irish sport stars

Aug 25th 2013, 5:30 PM 9,743 Views 8 Comments

Turns out ‘keeping your eye on the ball’ is not necessarily the best way to up your game…

IBM's 'Deep Thunder' system could be used in Dublin to predict flash floods
# Dublin City
# Dublin City

IBM's 'Deep Thunder' system could be used in Dublin to predict flash floods

Aug 3rd 2013, 4:35 PM 9,076 Views 19 Comments

It’s hoped the new micro-forecasting technology could be helpful in developing an early-warning system for vulnerable businesses and householders.

Google, Alta Vista, JumpStation...Dublin to host summit on history of web search
# Innovation
# Innovation

Google, Alta Vista, JumpStation...Dublin to host summit on history of web search

Jul 27th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,031 Views 15 Comments

Dublin will next week play host to some of the internet’s pioneers as it hosts a conference celebrating 20 years of web searching.

Salesforce.com to add 100 jobs at new Dublin office
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Salesforce.com to add 100 jobs at new Dublin office

Jul 24th 2013, 12:41 PM 7,608 Views 17 Comments

The company, which was in the top 20 of Fortune’s Best Companies to work for, says the jobs will be in the areas of sales, marketing, IT and customer support.

Is this the cleverest toilet door to ever exist?
# Potty Brain
From The Daily Edge
# Potty Brain

Is this the cleverest toilet door to ever exist?

May 13th 2013, 2:34 PM 3,917 Views 2 Comments

So smart. So so smart.

Irish to compete in €1 million satellite ideas competition
# Satellite
# Satellite

Irish to compete in €1 million satellite ideas competition

Apr 3rd 2013, 7:15 AM 5,499 Views 16 Comments

The top prize is €1 million and the prestigious title of ‘Galileo Master’.

WATCH: Bubba Watson has an ingenious idea - golf hover carts
# Innovation
From The42
# Innovation

WATCH: Bubba Watson has an ingenious idea - golf hover carts

Apr 2nd 2013, 7:01 PM 3,876 Views 4 Comments

Is it real or a belated April Fools’ prank? Judge for yourself.

New DCU Innovation Campus to create more than 200 jobs
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

New DCU Innovation Campus to create more than 200 jobs

Jan 21st 2013, 11:32 AM 4,963 Views 6 Comments

Minister Richard Bruton said the aim of the new campus is to attract new Cleantech enterprises and drive growth in the green economy.

Oireachtas to question newspapers over 'paying for linking'
# Links
# Links

Oireachtas to question newspapers over 'paying for linking'

Jan 5th 2013, 1:58 PM 8,903 Views 32 Comments

Labour TD Seán Kenny is asking the National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI) to appear before an Oireachtas committee to explain its stance on linking.

3D printing: this is what happens next
# Innovation
# Innovation

3D printing: this is what happens next

Nov 4th 2012, 5:00 PM 16,164 Views 36 Comments

One US start-up finds that the potential to make any design come to life as a physical object is huge.

What could Irish businesses learn from those in Singapore?
# Innovation
# Innovation

What could Irish businesses learn from those in Singapore?

Oct 16th 2012, 6:45 AM 5,343 Views 22 Comments

An ESRI study has compared the two countries as examples of countries where the number of patents is above average.

Taoiseach announces new American-Irish partnership
# USA!USA!USA!
# USA!USA!USA!

Taoiseach announces new American-Irish partnership

Oct 12th 2012, 10:00 PM 11,506 Views 70 Comments

i360medical and the Cleveland Clinic and its Innovation Alliance have joined forces after being introduced by Enterprise Ireland.

What are they doing with that analogue space?
# WHITE NOISE
# WHITE NOISE

What are they doing with that analogue space?

Sep 16th 2012, 8:45 AM 9,976 Views 23 Comments

Your TV white space could be used by mobile phone operators or filled with wifi frequencies. Here’s what the experts think.

Column: ‘You need passion to be an inventor’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘You need passion to be an inventor’

Sep 8th 2012, 1:00 PM 188 Views 7 Comments

People are amazingly inventful, creative and resourceful – they have just forgotten that they are says Irish inventor, Jane Ni Dhulchaointigh.

Careers clinic: How some graduates use innovative 'campaigns' to land a job
# Innovation
# Innovation

Careers clinic: How some graduates use innovative 'campaigns' to land a job

Aug 22nd 2012, 7:30 AM 6,867 Views 2 Comments

Multimedia campaigns, networking events, online pitches and a ‘Hire Me’ t-shirt: David Wogan decided to treat his job search as a mass-marketing project.

Ireland's space programme: what Irish tech developments are heading out of this world?
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Ireland's space programme: what Irish tech developments are heading out of this world?

Aug 4th 2012, 8:30 AM 5,017 Views 4 Comments

From exercising in space to 3D animations, here’s how Ireland is contributing to global research for future space missions.

Piracy case against megaupload founder is a threat to internet innovation, says Apple's Wozniak
# Piracy
# Piracy

Piracy case against megaupload founder is a threat to internet innovation, says Apple's Wozniak

Jun 27th 2012, 10:28 AM 3,788 Views 4 Comments

“It’s just kind of ridiculous what they did to his life”: Apple co-founder supports Kim Dotcom.

Why do China's leaders love visiting Shannon?
# Clare To There
# Clare To There

Why do China's leaders love visiting Shannon?

Feb 23rd 2012, 11:32 AM 7,214 Views 16 Comments

Newswhip’s Paul Quigley discovers how Shannon, Co Clare helped invent modern China.

UCD 'spin-out' companies plan more than 50 jobs by end of 2013
# UCD
# UCD

UCD 'spin-out' companies plan more than 50 jobs by end of 2013

Feb 22nd 2012, 12:17 PM 1,889 Views 0 Comments

The new companies have come about from research undertaken at the Dublin university.

Ireland above EU average for innovation - study
# Innovation
# Innovation

Ireland above EU average for innovation - study

Feb 9th 2012, 10:03 PM 2,918 Views 12 Comments

A Europe-wide study rated us highly for research and skills – but noted a lack of financial support for innovative products.

Column: A response to Sean Sherlock's Drivetime interview on #SOPAIreland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: A response to Sean Sherlock's Drivetime interview on #SOPAIreland

Jan 25th 2012, 8:15 PM 39 Views 38 Comments

Paul Quigley, founder of news story-tracking website Newswhip, analyses the arguments made by the junior minister yesterday in favour of a new online copyright law.

The 5 innovations that will change our lives in 5 years...
# Predictions
# Predictions

The 5 innovations that will change our lives in 5 years...

Dec 21st 2011, 7:20 AM 6,490 Views 17 Comments

… That’s according to IBM’s annual market and societal trends analysis.

15 gadgets that are changing the tech world
# Inspect Our Gadets
From The Daily Edge
# Inspect Our Gadets

15 gadgets that are changing the tech world

Nov 20th 2011, 10:00 AM 9,644 Views 14 Comments

Here’s a bunch of stuff you wish you had.

Mexican club put players’ Twitter handles on back of jerseys
# Innovation
From The42
# Innovation

Mexican club put players’ Twitter handles on back of jerseys

Nov 2nd 2011, 2:25 PM 283 Views 0 Comments

Club de Fútbol Jaguares de Chiapas have indicated that the move demonstrates how they are “conscious of the age we live in”.