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Warner Bros company hit out at Dublin start-up 'like a ton of bricks' over Scooby brand name
ScoobyBox has had to change its brand name to BusterBox after trademark issues with a Warner Bros company.
The new project helping parents develop their kids' emotional resilience
Education Desty, a software development start-up is rolling out mentors in schools to get children to use its programme.
This start-up prints 3D hands for disabled kids so they can feel like superheroes
“The hands can have a magical ability to make a kid feel good about his or her special hand or arm, and give them some confidence.”
How a 22 year old turned a crazy idea into a company seeking $2 million
He realised the enormous potential that social media held in the area of freestyle rap.
Bored of seeing the same old thing when you start up a browser? Change it
If you want to make it a little more useful the next time you start up your browser.
Snapchat turned down a $3bn offer from Facebook. Good call: it's now worth $19bn
All those snaps are adding up.
These maps show Ireland's third level spin-off companies - but what do they tell us?
The country’s spin outs all in one place – but what do they need to survive?
The Big Idea: The Dublin education company building a global audience of 1 million students
Examtime is just 18 months old, but already is making waves in the education world by putting students first.
This Galway husband and wife team found a new purpose for drones - saving lives
Disaster Tech Lab uses drone mounted sensors to search for survivors using WiFi signals.
A flip-flop company crowdfunded $10,000 in ONE hour
Willi Footwear wants to make sure your thongs never break on you again.
10 pieces of insufferable tech jargon we must destroy
Stop disrupting us with your gamification-based start up.
Create-your-own-video-ad company wins start-up award
Viddyad praised for originality and potential by judges at ESB Spark of Genius award during Web Summit.
Weird Wide Web: Self-driving cars, printed weapons and is the NSA watching you?
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
Column: Childcare is the main obstacle for women getting into business
If we want more women to become entrepreneurs and help rebuild the economy, then a national childcare scheme is needed, says Sarah Nic Lochlainn.
Archaeologist brings Ireland's heritage to life in new audio guide
Irish archaeologist Neil Jackman says wanted to “create something positive” when he found himself unemployed – and so he rounded up a talented team to bring Ireland’s history to life.
Ten 'stand out' start-ups selected for business support programme
Each of the ten teams selected will be provided with mentoring from world-class industry experts and €15,000 seed funding.
So, what exactly is Pinterest? (And why is everyone paying attention to it?)
Pinterest is the next big social network apparently – but what exactly is it? Here’s our handy cut-out-and-keep guide.
22-year-old founder of social networking site found dead
Ilya Zhitomirskiy set up Diaspora with three other New York University students in 2010 as an ‘anti-Facebook’.