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# technology - Thursday 27 January, 2011

Five arrested over Anonymous attacks
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

Five arrested over Anonymous attacks

Jan 27th 2011, 2:23 PM 1,257 Views 0 Comments

UK police say they have arrested five men, aged between 15 and 26, in connection with the online activist group supporting WikiLeaks. Anonymous has also attacked Fine Gael’s site.

# technology - Wednesday 26 January, 2011

First Irish political party iPhone app launched
# GE11
From Business ETC
# GE11

First Irish political party iPhone app launched

Jan 26th 2011, 9:17 PM 2,944 Views 0 Comments

Social media election campaigning getting seriously underway as Labour’s election app hits iTunes.

# technology - Tuesday 25 January, 2011

Cloud computing could create 20,000 Irish jobs - Microsoft
# Cloud Computing
# Cloud Computing

Cloud computing could create 20,000 Irish jobs - Microsoft

Jan 25th 2011, 8:34 AM 1,658 Views 0 Comments

A report compiled by Goodbody and commissioned by Microsoft says Ireland’s cloud computing base could be the ‘next IFSC’.

# technology - Tuesday 11 January, 2011

Lawyers ask Twitter to campaign for jailed Chinese user
# Twitter Prisoner
# Twitter Prisoner

Lawyers ask Twitter to campaign for jailed Chinese user

Jan 11th 2011, 7:59 AM 399 Views 0 Comments

A Chinese woman was sent to a Labour camp for retweeting a sarcastic anti-Japanese message – and lawyers want help.

# technology - Monday 10 January, 2011

Fine Gael website breach: party statement in full
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Fine Gael website breach: party statement in full

Jan 10th 2011, 1:51 PM 611 Views 0 Comments

The full text of the party’s statement on the “hacking crime” that saw the details of almost 2,000 people compromised.

# technology - Thursday 6 January, 2011

Apple opens doors to new App Store for Mac
# App Store
# App Store

Apple opens doors to new App Store for Mac

Jan 6th 2011, 2:47 PM 555 Views 0 Comments

The new store – the equivalent of the iTunes store, but for Mac software – may help Apple make further dents in the PC market.

# technology - Tuesday 4 January, 2011

10 reasons why 3D TV just won't take off
# 3D TV
# 3D TV

10 reasons why 3D TV just won't take off

Jan 4th 2011, 4:14 PM 1,459 Views 0 Comments

Business Insider remains convinced that 3D TV is done for. Check out their reasons why…

# technology - Friday 17 December, 2010

Assange: I'm the victim of a smear campaign
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Assange: I'm the victim of a smear campaign

Dec 17th 2010, 9:41 AM 471 Views 0 Comments

The WikiLeaks founder says the sexual assault allegations against him are part of attempts to discredit him and his site.

# technology - Monday 13 December, 2010

'Secret' grand jury assembled for WikiLeaks trial
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

'Secret' grand jury assembled for WikiLeaks trial

Dec 13th 2010, 2:50 PM 638 Views 0 Comments

Julian Assange’s lawyer tells al-Jazeera that a grand jury in Virginia is considering criminal charges for WikiLeaks.

Amazon says site downtime not caused by ‘hacktivist’ group
# Amazon
# Amazon

Amazon says site downtime not caused by ‘hacktivist’ group

Dec 13th 2010, 10:00 AM 389 Views 0 Comments

The online retailer – which went down for 30 minutes last night – says its disruption was the cause of a technical fault.

# technology - Saturday 11 December, 2010

4chan hackers abandon attacks on WikiLeaks 'opponents'
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

4chan hackers abandon attacks on WikiLeaks 'opponents'

Dec 11th 2010, 4:49 PM 4,032 Views 0 Comments

The Anonymous gathering of ‘hacktivists’ instead decide to spread WikiLeaks’ documents as much as is possible.

# technology - Tuesday 7 December, 2010

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested in UK
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested in UK

Dec 7th 2010, 12:50 PM 1,175 Views 0 Comments

The controversial WikiLeaks editor will appear at a Magistrates court this afternoon in relation to sexual assault claims.

# technology - Monday 6 December, 2010

Chinese officials forced Google censorship after searching for themselves - WikiLeaks
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Chinese officials forced Google censorship after searching for themselves - WikiLeaks

Dec 6th 2010, 12:15 PM 497 Views 0 Comments

China ramped up pressure on Google to censor its results after senior officials searched for their own names, a leaked cable says.

# technology - Wednesday 24 November, 2010

'Twitter joke trial' convict to appeal to High Court
# Twitter Joke Trial
From The Daily Edge
# Twitter Joke Trial

'Twitter joke trial' convict to appeal to High Court

Nov 24th 2010, 5:14 PM 291 Views 0 Comments

Paul Chambers has opted to appeal his conviction for “menace”, after joking about bombing an English airport on Twitter.

# technology - Friday 12 November, 2010

Facebook will launch integrated email service on Monday
# Facebook Mail
# Facebook Mail

Facebook will launch integrated email service on Monday

Nov 12th 2010, 3:23 PM 383 Views 0 Comments

The next step in Facebook’s war for global domination: an integrated email product for every user.

Xbox Kinect already hacked
# Xbox
# Xbox

Xbox Kinect already hacked

Nov 12th 2010, 12:13 PM 323 Views 0 Comments

Hacker wins $3,000 prize after creating drivers for Microsoft’s motion detection device.

# technology - Monday 8 November, 2010

Third time unlucky: iPhone alarm bug strikes in America
# Wake Up!
# Wake Up!

Third time unlucky: iPhone alarm bug strikes in America

Nov 8th 2010, 3:38 PM 933 Views 0 Comments

The same bug that caused Irish iPhone owners to wake an hour late last week strikes for the third time – this time, in the US.

# technology - Sunday 7 November, 2010

Revenue uses Google Earth to check up on tax evaders
# Tax Evasion
# Tax Evasion

Revenue uses Google Earth to check up on tax evaders

Nov 7th 2010, 1:06 PM 1,639 Views 0 Comments

Internet site could be very useful tool for Revenue Commissioners in their search for evidence of undeclared wealth.

# technology - Monday 1 November, 2010

Ireland awakens… an hour late, thanks to iPhone glitch
# Oops
# Oops

Ireland awakens… an hour late, thanks to iPhone glitch

Nov 1st 2010, 9:33 AM 855 Views 0 Comments

You got an extra hour in bed yesterday… and if you have an iPhone, you may have stolen another one.

# technology - Friday 29 October, 2010

Trial RTÉ digital TV service launched
# Digital TV
# Digital TV

Trial RTÉ digital TV service launched

Oct 29th 2010, 3:03 PM 562 Views 0 Comments

Minister Eamon Ryan says digital switchover in 2012 could net Ireland €500m by allowing more mobile and broadband services.

# technology - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

You can have an iPhone 4 in any colour you want, as long as it's black
# Apple
# Apple

You can have an iPhone 4 in any colour you want, as long as it's black

Oct 27th 2010, 2:51 PM 258 Views 0 Comments

…because the white one is delayed again.

Russia's 'spam kingpin' goes missing - and junk falls 20% in a month
# Junk Email
From The Daily Edge
# Junk Email

Russia's 'spam kingpin' goes missing - and junk falls 20% in a month

Oct 27th 2010, 11:24 AM 332 Views 0 Comments

Emails selling ‘V1agra’ and ‘h0t w0m3n’ fall by 20% in a month after a leading professional spammer goes on the run.

# technology - Sunday 24 October, 2010

Bill Gates' wife completely bans Apple products from home
# Microsoft
From The Daily Edge
# Microsoft

Bill Gates' wife completely bans Apple products from home

Oct 24th 2010, 3:43 PM 808 Views 0 Comments

Now THAT’S brand loyalty. Melinda Gates says there’s no room for anything Apple in the house – even an iPod.

# technology - Friday 15 October, 2010

Google shares skyrocket on back of massive revenue jump
# Online Advertising
# Online Advertising

Google shares skyrocket on back of massive revenue jump

Oct 15th 2010, 3:56 PM 242 Views 0 Comments

Shares jump by almost 10% after the company announces a 32% increase in profits for the third quarter.

Facebook makes Skype, Bing deals
# Tech Deals
# Tech Deals

Facebook makes Skype, Bing deals

Oct 15th 2010, 2:11 PM 408 Views 0 Comments

But will Microsoft’s latest social network integration put pressure on Google?

# technology - Thursday 14 October, 2010

Facebook and Microsoft's Bing launch 'social search'
# Social Search
# Social Search

Facebook and Microsoft's Bing launch 'social search'

Oct 14th 2010, 11:12 AM 281 Views 0 Comments

Users of Microsoft’s search engine will be given results including content their friends have ‘Liked’ on Facebook.

# technology - Tuesday 12 October, 2010

Church defection website suspends service over legal vagueness
# CountMeOut.ie
# CountMeOut.ie

Church defection website suspends service over legal vagueness

Oct 12th 2010, 3:18 PM 1,844 Views 0 Comments

CountMeOut.ie puts itself on hold because of “lack of clarity” over whether the church now acknowledges defections.

Google: supporter of odd inventions?
# Google
# Google

Google: supporter of odd inventions?

Oct 12th 2010, 2:39 PM 669 Views 0 Comments

A self-driving car is just the latest in Google’s strange investments…

# technology - Monday 11 October, 2010

Microsoft unveils Windows 7 phones
# Smartphones
# Smartphones

Microsoft unveils Windows 7 phones

Oct 11th 2010, 8:42 PM 227 Views 0 Comments

Nine new smartphone devices will be launched later this month and early in November.

Google reveals latest innovation: cars that drive themselves
# Autopilot
# Autopilot

Google reveals latest innovation: cars that drive themselves

Oct 11th 2010, 11:56 AM 525 Views 0 Comments

The company has been working on automated cars that pull data from Google Maps to drive where you want.

# technology - Friday 8 October, 2010

New smartphone utility shows properties owned by NAMA
# BaNAMA Republic
# BaNAMA Republic

New smartphone utility shows properties owned by NAMA

Oct 8th 2010, 5:55 PM 975 Views 0 Comments

‘NAMAland’ uses your iPhone or Android’s camera and GPS to show you if nearby property is publicly owned.

UAE and BlackBerry resolve security dispute
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

UAE and BlackBerry resolve security dispute

Oct 8th 2010, 2:09 PM 204 Views 1 Comment

Research In Motion reaches an agreement with the Emirates to avoid having the handsets banned from the country.

# technology - Wednesday 6 October, 2010

Hacker collective uncovers 'blacklisted' Google Instant terms
# Censored
From The Daily Edge
# Censored

Hacker collective uncovers 'blacklisted' Google Instant terms

Oct 6th 2010, 5:23 PM 295 Views 0 Comments

Exploiting the new ‘Google Instant’, users discover search terms that Google deliberately keeps blank.

# technology - Tuesday 5 October, 2010

Microsoft to enter tablet race before Christmas
# Microsoft
# Microsoft

Microsoft to enter tablet race before Christmas

Oct 5th 2010, 4:04 PM 186 Views 0 Comments

Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer says there’ll be tablets running Windows on sale by the end of 2010.

Irishman shows the world the dangers of Stuxnet
# Stuxnet
# Stuxnet

Irishman shows the world the dangers of Stuxnet

Oct 5th 2010, 3:29 PM 773 Views 0 Comments

You might not have heard of Stuxnet – but after seeing this video you might get a little bit nervous about it.

# technology - Thursday 30 September, 2010

Google unveils alternative image format for faster downloading
# WebP
# WebP

Google unveils alternative image format for faster downloading

Sep 30th 2010, 8:10 PM 278 Views 0 Comments

Forget JPEG, GIF or PNG: meet Google’s WebP format, which it says can make files lighter without losing detail.

# technology - Tuesday 28 September, 2010

Is this the device to beat the iPad?
# PlayBook
# PlayBook

Is this the device to beat the iPad?

Sep 28th 2010, 3:02 PM 327 Views 0 Comments

Research In Motion, the manufacturers of the BlackBerry, launch the PlayBook: a business-focused tablet machine.

# technology - Friday 24 September, 2010

Facebook explains epic late-night outage
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook explains epic late-night outage

Sep 24th 2010, 3:58 PM 280 Views 0 Comments

The 150-minute downtime was down to a process correcting an error, which threw up an error, which it tried to correct…

China may have been spying on Gmail accounts
# Gmail
# Gmail

China may have been spying on Gmail accounts

Sep 24th 2010, 12:57 PM 262 Views 0 Comments

Gmail users begin to see red banners on their pages warning them that IP addresses in China were attempting to log in.

# technology - Wednesday 22 September, 2010

Australian teen to blame for Twitter's JavaScript meltdown
# Twitter Attack
# Twitter Attack

Australian teen to blame for Twitter's JavaScript meltdown

Sep 22nd 2010, 4:01 PM 375 Views 0 Comments

A 17-year-old Australian whizkid was to blame for the ‘onMouseOver’ issues that plagued the microblogging site.

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