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Information Technology. The industry that deals in the manufacturing and support of computer systems.

# it - Today’s News

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# it - Yesterday’s News

40 jobs announced by Cork IT firm

Itron Inc will hire the staff in accounting and financial positions.

# it - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

60 jobs announced in Cork and Portlaoise

The jobs are IDA backed and come in the IT and telecoms sector.

# it - Monday 7 July, 2014

From Business ETC 200 jobs up for grabs as Ryanair launches digital lab High Flyers

200 jobs up for grabs as Ryanair launches digital lab

The 200 roles will cover areas like software development, marketing and innovation hackers, which will aim to develop the next generation of apps and services.

# it - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Opinion: I’m 15 years old and I’ve set up my own company – here’s why

We can’t continue to just lament the shortage of highly skilled IT graduates; we need to re-think the way digital skills are taught in the classroom.

# it - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Are women the ‘untapped answer’ to Ireland’s IT skills shortage?

A new report proposes that women could be the key to bridging the skills gap in the IT sector, but found that three quarters of females working in the industry had not planned on making it their career.

# it - Monday 24 March, 2014

Rwandan President pledges €50,000 to perfect Joanne O’Riordan’s robot

Paul Kagame told a conference in Dublin that his country would match funds being put forward by the International Telecommunication Union.

# it - Sunday 9 March, 2014

“The whole thing really started before Marie died..”: Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran on his Wicklow council bid

The partner of Marie Fleming, whose court battle ignited a national campaign on right-to-die issues, is running in the the local elections this May.

# it - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

From Business ETC 77 per cent of company data breaches are caused by employees Data Protection

77 per cent of company data breaches are caused by employees

The survey found that almost a quarter of Irish companies have experienced multiple data breaches over the past twelve months.

# it - Saturday 16 November, 2013

UK Cyber-crime unit issues urgent “ransomware” warning

The virus locks a users computer until a ransom of nearly €650 has been paid.

# it - Monday 4 November, 2013

From Business ETC More upskilling courses needed to cash in on ICT growth Technology

More upskilling courses needed to cash in on ICT growth

A Forfás report has called for more and better ICT courses and says that for social welfare changes should be introduced to encourage take-up.

# it - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

From Business ETC Good news: Over 330 new jobs announced across Ireland Jobswatch

Good news: Over 330 new jobs announced across Ireland

The jobs are across a range of sectors including software development, online security, internet and digital media.

# it - Monday 21 October, 2013

From Business ETC Banking union raises concerns as AIB considers outsourcing of 1,000 jobs IBOA

Banking union raises concerns as AIB considers outsourcing of 1,000 jobs

The IBOA says its concerned about the consequences of outsourcing for the economy as a whole, and has described proposals by AIB to outsource some IT operations as “potentially short-sighted”.

# it - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

From Business ETC Column: Irish regulators will soon be at the forefront of questions about data protection Opinion

Column: Irish regulators will soon be at the forefront of questions about data protection

Global tech firms in Ireland bring responsibilities as well as benefits; Facebook’s base in Dublin means Irish regulators will be the forefront of new questions surrounding privacy and data protection, writes Dan Hayden.

# it - Friday 16 August, 2013

From Business ETC 80 per cent of IT companies plan to hire staff in next three months Smart Economy

80 per cent of IT companies plan to hire staff in next three months

Over 70 per cent of IT companies expect revenues to rise this year, with one quarter expecting a “substantial” increase.

# it - Thursday 15 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 10 television professionals losing it on air Tee Hee This post contains videos

10 television professionals losing it on air

Sometimes it’s when you shouldn’t laugh that you need to the most.

# it - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Kilkenny school wins award for using tech in teaching

Principal Brian Boyle believes they are the smallest school to have achieved the ‘Microsoft Innovation School’ title.

# it - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

From Business ETC 24 new IT jobs created in Dundalk firm Jobswatch

24 new IT jobs created in Dundalk firm

The US multi-national works with clients in Ireland like the Road Safety Authority and the Irish Medical Council.

# it - Friday 8 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: How Google’s offices looked back in 1999 Living The Dream This post contains videos

VIDEO: How Google’s offices looked back in 1999

Through the eyes of an 11-year-old boy.

# it - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

KPMG asks staff to warn them of ‘inappropriate coverage’ of firm on net

An email has been sent to staff at the accountancy firm just weeks after a video of a young girl making repeated references to KPMG was taken down from YouTube.

# it - Friday 4 January, 2013

From Business ETC Irish businesses warned of ‘significantly increased’ IT security risks in 2013 Security

Irish businesses warned of ‘significantly increased’ IT security risks in 2013

Major security breaches at large international businesses such as Sony, LinkedIn, Global Payments and RSA are a warning to Irish businesses, says a leading security specialist.

# it - Saturday 22 December, 2012

From Business ETC Over 13,000 new companies set up in 2012 Insolvency

Over 13,000 new companies set up in 2012

It was a bad year for businesses set up in 2008 though as one third of them failed.

# it - Thursday 20 December, 2012

From Business ETC ‘Careless’ employees more of an IT security risk than hackers – survey IT Security

‘Careless’ employees more of an IT security risk than hackers – survey

A survey of nearly 300 IT professionals in Irish companies has identified their concerns about employees’ computer habits at work.

# it - Friday 2 November, 2012

From Business ETC Ulster Bank IT failure cost bank over €100 million Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank IT failure cost bank over €100 million

The company said that the operational costs reached €103m, including redress for 750,000 customers which cost €52m.

# it - Monday 20 August, 2012

Maths and IT courses see biggest surge in CAO points race

Mathematics and Physics at the University of Limerick saw the highest points surge – up by a whopping 145 points.

# it - Friday 3 August, 2012

National strategy needed to keep online spending in Ireland

According to the Digital Hub’s annual report for 2011, 75 percent of money spent online goes overseas.

# it - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

From Business ETC Significant increase in mergers and acquisitions in Q2 Deals

Significant increase in mergers and acquisitions in Q2

The value of deals in Q2 of this year totalled €378 million.

# it - Friday 13 July, 2012

From Business ETC Senator calls for introduction of technology visa Visas

Senator calls for introduction of technology visa

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames has said technology companies in Ireland are struggling to fill vacancies due to a lack of IT talent.

# it - Saturday 30 June, 2012

From Business ETC Ulster Bank branches open this weekend Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank branches open this weekend

Efforts to clear backlog of customer transactions continue.

# it - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Further 212 secondary schools to be connected to high-speed broadband

Seven shortlisted contractors have been asked to submit bids to ensure that 200 secondary schools in Galway and in 12 rural counties will be connected by the end of August.

# it - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

From Business ETC Twitter seeks to more than double Irish workforce Jobswatch

Twitter seeks to more than double Irish workforce

The microblogging site has announced 12 new roles, mostly in sales, for its international office in Dublin.

# it - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Sogeti to create 65 jobs in Dublin and Galway

The IT consultancy firm is expanding its offices in the two cities over the next three years.

# it - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Poll: Do you worry about personal information on the internet? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you worry about personal information on the internet?

Are you concerned about how your online movements might be tracked to target you commercially? Have your say here.

# it - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

From Business ETC 14 things every Google employee must do before they quit Google This post contains images

14 things every Google employee must do before they quit

If you are a software engineer, this ‘bucket list’ will particularly appeal to you…

# it - Monday 9 January, 2012

From Business ETC 100 new tech jobs at Accenture Jobswatch

100 new tech jobs at Accenture

In second Irish jobs boost today, the management consultancy is looking for IT employees around the country with varying levels of experience.

# it - Monday 19 December, 2011

From Business ETC Small and medium businesses optimistic about economic growth in 2012 Positive Outlook

Small and medium businesses optimistic about economic growth in 2012

Around a third of small and medium businesses say they expect to be more successful next year than they were this year.

# it - Monday 28 November, 2011

Dozens of jobs announced by Ammeon, Version One

Two companies, specialising in IT consulting and cloud computing software, have announced the creation of dozens of new jobs today.

# it - Monday 21 November, 2011

From Business ETC 105 new technology jobs in Limerick and Dublin Jobswatch

105 new technology jobs in Limerick and Dublin

ON Semiconductor is expanding its design centre in Limerick to create 70 positions, while Misys software will hire 35 in Dublin.

# it - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Oops… Check out Bank of America’s spectacular social media fail

Messages on a Bank of America Google Plus page questioned the bank’s reputation and made light of rising mortgage rates.

# it - Friday 30 September, 2011

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# it - Friday 23 September, 2011

From Business ETC Tech firm creates 20 new jobs in Cork Jobswatch

Tech firm creates 20 new jobs in Cork

Datapac has announced it will open a new office, with the positions being filled over the next year.

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