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# tech - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Opinion: Securing the world’s data - Ireland’s rising role as a global data hub
# Business Matters
# Business Matters

Opinion: Securing the world’s data - Ireland’s rising role as a global data hub

Dec 29th 2020, 7:30 AM 12,648 Views 7 Comments

Ireland is a well-placed host for the world’s data, explains Jacky Fox of Accenture, but we need to seize all future opportunities.

# tech - Friday 11 December, 2020

Taskforce had 'positive' discussions with Data Protection Commission about vaccine tracking system
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Taskforce had 'positive' discussions with Data Protection Commission about vaccine tracking system

Dec 11th 2020, 11:34 AM 6,616 Views 5 Comments

A company to provide the IT system is expected to be selected shortly.

# tech - Thursday 10 December, 2020

France slaps fines of €100 million on Google and €35 million on Amazon over advertising cookies
# Cookies
# Cookies

France slaps fines of €100 million on Google and €35 million on Amazon over advertising cookies

Dec 10th 2020, 8:35 AM 15,199 Views 25 Comments

The data watchdog said users were “either insufficiently informed or never informed” of cookies being placed on their computers.

# tech - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

US government sues Google over its 'illegal monopoly' on internet search and advertising services
# Tech
# Tech

US government sues Google over its 'illegal monopoly' on internet search and advertising services

Oct 20th 2020, 5:45 PM 23,488 Views 62 Comments

The case is one of the country’s biggest antitrust lawsuits in decades.

# tech - Saturday 11 July, 2020

Amazon says email telling employees to delete TikTok from their phones 'sent in error'
# Tech
# Tech

Amazon says email telling employees to delete TikTok from their phones 'sent in error'

Jul 11th 2020, 12:04 PM 16,523 Views 20 Comments

Amazon cited “security risks” from the China-owned service in the email.

# tech - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Tech has been the driving force behind the taxi industry’s evolution and it's not slowing down
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Tech has been the driving force behind the taxi industry’s evolution and it's not slowing down

Jan 15th 2020, 11:24 AM 745 Views 1 Comment

Drivers and traditional companies have been thinking on their feet to keep up with new apps.

# tech - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Treating lung disease to smart toy tech: where Ireland is spending €65m to disrupt tech
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Treating lung disease to smart toy tech: where Ireland is spending €65m to disrupt tech

Dec 12th 2019, 2:16 PM 482 Views 0 Comments

We take a closer look at some of the projects being backed by the government’s disruptive tech fund.

# tech - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

US delays Huawei ban for up to 90 days, while founder says the firm 'can't be isolated'
# Tech
# Tech

US delays Huawei ban for up to 90 days, while founder says the firm 'can't be isolated'

May 21st 2019, 7:18 AM 17,913 Views 37 Comments

The founder of the Chinese technology giant has said that it “can’t be isolated”.

# tech - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Love at first like: Facebook to add 'secret crush' feature as part of revamp of social network
# Get Connected
# Get Connected

Love at first like: Facebook to add 'secret crush' feature as part of revamp of social network

May 1st 2019, 8:21 AM 17,454 Views 20 Comments

The company is planning an overhaul of its app and website.

# tech - Friday 26 April, 2019

Facebook says whatever fine it faces over password breach is matter for Irish data watchdog
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Facebook says whatever fine it faces over password breach is matter for Irish data watchdog

Apr 26th 2019, 6:06 PM 10,382 Views 21 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner has launched a statutory inquiry into Facebook’s password storage breach.

# tech - Friday 1 February, 2019

Apple fixes bug that allowed FaceTime users to listen to a person before they answer call
# Privacy
# Privacy

Apple fixes bug that allowed FaceTime users to listen to a person before they answer call

Feb 1st 2019, 3:51 PM 6,922 Views 0 Comments

In some cases, users could also watch a person before they answered the FaceTime call.

# tech - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Tech giants are turning Dublin into one of Europe’s hottest property markets
# Silicon Docks
# Silicon Docks

Tech giants are turning Dublin into one of Europe’s hottest property markets

Dec 9th 2018, 6:00 PM 32,115 Views 62 Comments

A PwC report has ranked the capital as a top city for real estate investment and development.

# tech - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Amazon says customers' email addresses were exposed
# Website Glitch
# Website Glitch

Amazon says customers' email addresses were exposed

Nov 21st 2018, 9:15 PM 18,526 Views 12 Comments

Customers in Europe and the US were affected.

# tech - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Crowley Carbon is building a developer team in Sofia because Dublin talent is too costly
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Crowley Carbon is building a developer team in Sofia because Dublin talent is too costly

Nov 10th 2018, 5:30 PM 19,409 Views 19 Comments

The Bulgarian capital is providing the energy tech firm a more cost-effective way to scale.

# tech - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Facebook is moving into AIB's Ballsbridge HQ and could bring 5,000 more jobs
# D4 4 Lyfe
# D4 4 Lyfe

Facebook is moving into AIB's Ballsbridge HQ and could bring 5,000 more jobs

Nov 8th 2018, 10:41 AM 26,080 Views 63 Comments

The tech giant has had its international headquarters in Ireland since 2009.

# tech - Sunday 4 November, 2018

The Irish for... 'Why the naming of new technologies in Irish can be more controversial than with English'
# Column
# Column

The Irish for... 'Why the naming of new technologies in Irish can be more controversial than with English'

Nov 4th 2018, 8:45 AM 22,409 Views 59 Comments

Darach Ó Séaghdha talks us through the Irish words for emerging technology, including ‘computer’, ‘selfie’ and ‘spam’, exploring their roots and meaning.

# tech - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Google fired 48 for sexual harassment in past two years
# Sexual Harassment
# Sexual Harassment

Google fired 48 for sexual harassment in past two years

Oct 25th 2018, 10:37 PM 19,164 Views 26 Comments

The company said it is taking an “increasingly hard line” against the behaviour.

# tech - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Technology firm Voxpro announces creation of 400 jobs in Cork
# Jobs Jobs Jobs
# Jobs Jobs Jobs

Technology firm Voxpro announces creation of 400 jobs in Cork

Oct 17th 2018, 7:43 AM 13,257 Views 21 Comments

The announcement will bring the total number of Voxpro jobs in Cork and Dublin to 3,000.

# tech - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Here's what you need to know about Apple's three new iPhones
# Technology
# Technology

Here's what you need to know about Apple's three new iPhones

Sep 13th 2018, 7:32 AM 39,335 Views 80 Comments

The company has also launched an upgraded smartwatch that detects falls.

# tech - Friday 24 August, 2018

US tech firm to add 350 jobs in Dublin
# QUALTRICS
# QUALTRICS

US tech firm to add 350 jobs in Dublin

Aug 24th 2018, 7:58 AM 21,812 Views 37 Comments

The move will more than double Qualtrics’ workforce here.

# tech - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Hundreds of customers still in dark as Click.ie is up and running again
# Liquidation
# Liquidation

Hundreds of customers still in dark as Click.ie is up and running again

Aug 16th 2018, 12:05 AM 35,839 Views 15 Comments

The website reappeared online last week.

# tech - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

WhatsApp bans under 16s from using its app in Europe
# New Data Rules
# New Data Rules

WhatsApp bans under 16s from using its app in Europe

Apr 25th 2018, 8:04 AM 30,229 Views 30 Comments

The previous minimum age was 13 years old.

# tech - Sunday 1 April, 2018

This Irish man sees thousands of startup pitches a year - here's how to get his attention
# Techstars
# Techstars

This Irish man sees thousands of startup pitches a year - here's how to get his attention

Apr 1st 2018, 6:30 PM 15,134 Views 12 Comments

After selling his Datahug business for €12 million, Connor Murphy is leading one of Techstars’ Berlin accelerators.

# tech - Sunday 25 February, 2018

An Irish answer to Amazon's same-day delivery has bagged €650k from investors
# Webringg
# Webringg

An Irish answer to Amazon's same-day delivery has bagged €650k from investors

Feb 25th 2018, 3:30 PM 34,415 Views 13 Comments

Dublin startup WeBringg has raised funding from several private investors – but it needs more.

# tech - Saturday 24 February, 2018

How tech firms outside Dublin are luring staff away from the capital
# Beyond The Pale
# Beyond The Pale

How tech firms outside Dublin are luring staff away from the capital

Feb 24th 2018, 12:30 PM 23,857 Views 19 Comments

Companies in Cork, Limerick and Galway are targeting workers increasingly priced out of Ireland’s main city.

# tech - Saturday 13 January, 2018

How a brain-like computer could be used to mark exams
# Young Scientist
# Young Scientist

How a brain-like computer could be used to mark exams

Jan 13th 2018, 5:30 PM 10,097 Views 5 Comments

It’s almost as accurate as a human.

# tech - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Facial recognition used to publicly shame jaywalkers and toilet paper thieves in China
# The Future Is Here
# The Future Is Here

Facial recognition used to publicly shame jaywalkers and toilet paper thieves in China

Oct 21st 2017, 10:30 AM 14,964 Views 45 Comments

Facial recognition is being used in a whole host of ways in China, and police say it is making the country safer.

# tech - Friday 1 September, 2017

Beyond Silicon Docks: How a hot market for tech jobs is driving hubs across rural Ireland
# Technology
# Technology

Beyond Silicon Docks: How a hot market for tech jobs is driving hubs across rural Ireland

Sep 1st 2017, 2:22 PM 5,459 Views 0 Comments

Plus we look at the most in-demand roles in tech right now.

# tech - Monday 21 August, 2017

Elon Musk backs call for killer robots to be banned
# Artificial Intelligence
# Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk backs call for killer robots to be banned

Aug 21st 2017, 8:44 AM 20,128 Views 38 Comments

“We do not have long to act. Once this Pandora’s box is opened, it will be hard to close.”

# tech - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Google sacks worker who said women don't fill tech jobs due to 'biological issues' in internal memo
# Sexism Row
# Sexism Row

Google sacks worker who said women don't fill tech jobs due to 'biological issues' in internal memo

Aug 8th 2017, 7:45 AM 24,294 Views 139 Comments

US media reports have said that the employee was removed from their position after violating the company code of conduct.

# tech - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Google won't have to pay €1 billion tax in France - because its Irish subsidiary is not taxable there
# Tax Compliant
# Tax Compliant

Google won't have to pay €1 billion tax in France - because its Irish subsidiary is not taxable there

Jul 12th 2017, 10:16 PM 17,432 Views 19 Comments

A French court ruled in favour of the search engine giant today.

# tech - Saturday 27 May, 2017

There are hundreds of piracy-enabling gadgets for sale on Facebook, despite a ban
# Kodi
# Kodi

There are hundreds of piracy-enabling gadgets for sale on Facebook, despite a ban

May 27th 2017, 5:00 PM 17,456 Views 39 Comments

The boxes are often tweaked to give customers access to pirate TV and film content.

# tech - Saturday 13 May, 2017

This gadget will sound an alarm if your charger overheats
# Firemole
# Firemole

This gadget will sound an alarm if your charger overheats

May 13th 2017, 8:00 AM 23,273 Views 33 Comments

It recently won an innovation award.

# tech - 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 7,168 Views 12 Comments

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

# tech - Monday 1 May, 2017

Easy ways to stop your phone battery from ruining your day
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

Easy ways to stop your phone battery from ruining your day

May 1st 2017, 12:50 PM 12,593 Views 3 Comments

Does your battery stress you out? Then read on for a solution.

# tech - 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 12,696 Views 59 Comments

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

# tech - Thursday 27 April, 2017

PayPal workers to be offered new roles or voluntary redundancy
# Dublin And Dundalk
# Dublin And Dundalk

PayPal workers to be offered new roles or voluntary redundancy

Apr 27th 2017, 7:39 PM 30,212 Views 24 Comments

It’s believed about 60 employees will be affected by the changes.

# tech - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

It's time to take this evening off using your phone*
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

It's time to take this evening off using your phone*

Apr 19th 2017, 12:50 PM 12,855 Views 19 Comments

*As best as you can – that’s what we’re asking on the third day of the first week of the process.

# tech - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Banning laptops on flights was prompted by 'credible' reports of potential IS attacks
# US-bound
# US-bound

Banning laptops on flights was prompted by 'credible' reports of potential IS attacks

Mar 22nd 2017, 1:32 PM 9,689 Views 17 Comments

Affected airlines have until Saturday to implement the restrictions.

# tech - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

TVs used to spy on people? Tech industry keen to reassure public following Wikileaks hack
# Very Smart Tvs
# Very Smart Tvs

TVs used to spy on people? Tech industry keen to reassure public following Wikileaks hack

Mar 8th 2017, 7:03 PM 15,032 Views 36 Comments

Apple, Microsoft and Samsung have all said they’re looking into the report.

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