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# online - Friday 2 December, 2016

Researchers in Cork develop technology that will identify child sexual abuse images online

Current systems mean specialists have to view “traumatic and distressing” material.

# online - Thursday 24 November, 2016

The Irishman who took a punt on Skyscanner is set to win from its €1.7bn sale

Ray Nolan was an early investor in the billion-euro travel site that was sold to Chinese firm Ctrip.

# online - Friday 28 October, 2016

QUIZ: How Good A Driver Are You, Really?

Strap in. We’re going to tell you.

# online - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Enda Kenny thinks we need a 'national conversation about pornography'

The Taoiseach thinks that some ‘young minds are being tainted and corrupted’.

# online - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Saudi Arabia police arrest man for cross-dressing on Snapchat

Police said they “arrested a famous Snapchat personality who appeared in video clips dressed like women”.

# online - Friday 14 October, 2016

There's a new online tool to help house buyers compare prices

And it’s pretty easy to use. The Central Statistics Office has released the online tool to aid buyers in their quest to land a home.

# online - Friday 2 September, 2016

TV licence required to watch BBC iPlayer in the UK, but no such rules on the way for the RTÉ Player

Minister Denis Naughten is bringing forward plans to crackdown on TV licence fee evasion this autumn.

# online - Saturday 13 August, 2016

You know you can play thousands of classic games online, right?

If you’re not familiar with the Internet Archive, then you’re in for a treat.

# online - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Over half of cyberbullying cases happen to Irish children on Facebook

The survey also found that over half of cyber-bullying happens to children on Facebook.

# online - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Ghostbusters star wants Twitter to fight trolls after barrage of racist abuse

Trolls sent the actress images which compared her to a gorilla.

# online - Monday 27 June, 2016

Relying on texts to help protect your accounts is no longer a good idea

You really should be using two-step authentication, but it’s best to switch to apps dedicated to the task if you haven’t already.

# online - Friday 17 June, 2016

The internet is 25 years old in Ireland today

On 17 June 1991 Telecom Éireann delivered a leased line to the O’Reilly Institute in Trinity College Dublin (TCD).

# online - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Over half of Irish consumers get their news from social media

Radio and print have declined slightly as a new platform while social media rose.

# online - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

This Irish college is tackling a major problem with cybercrime

A talent gap exists in the area and IT Carlow claims to have the first Irish course dedicated to tackling it.

# online - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Your biggest security problem isn't whether you'll get hacked or not

It’s using the same password for all of your accounts.

# online - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Facebook and co have to remove hate speech within 24 hours - but it 'won't change the reality'

The new rules will see companies like Facebook review and remove hate speech within 24 hours of being notified.

# online - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Funding is needed 'before it's too late' - there's a surge in gambling addiction in Irish men (and women)

The numbers of people presenting with a gambling problem at Dublin’s Rutland Centre have trebled in just two years.

# online - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Poll: Are we a society of oversharers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are we a society of oversharers?

Is a livestreamed birth a step too far?

# online - Sunday 24 April, 2016

There's going to be an alternative census in Ireland this weekend

It’s all happening online, and it’s all about how people feel.

# online - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

The #A4 waist trend has seen a major backlash – here’s why

We take a look at how it all happened.

# online - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Homeless people given laptops in effort to improve access to jobs market and online connectivity

The initiative wants to help people who are cut out from the job market because they have no access to computers.

# online - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

UK man guilty of raping five women from match.com

Four of his victims complained to match.com, but the court heard that one of the complainants was told no action could be taken because he had not sent abusive messages.

# online - Sunday 7 February, 2016

From Business ETC Why this 3D printing startup is making the move towards physical stores New Horizons

Why this 3D printing startup is making the move towards physical stores

After experimenting with its first store, 3D printing fashion startup Love & Robots is looking to make it a permanent fixture in Dublin, and has an eye on further afield.

# online - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

A misogynist ‘pro-rape’ group called Return of Kings is planning a bizarre meeting in Kildare

The group argues that ‘gender equality is a myth’.

Digital can deliver vital votes – but how do politicians earn the ‘like’ love?

Nothing can beat the knock on the door – sure – but this will be the year to pay attention to the ones who don’t answer.

# online - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Poll: Does being online so much lead to fewer real life connections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does being online so much lead to fewer real life connections?

Maybe we need to switch off once in a while.

# online - Monday 18 January, 2016

80% of Irish people think they can’t control their privacy on social media

1,000 people were asked whether or not they trusted the privacy of their images online.

# online - Saturday 9 January, 2016

One in four children is sexually harassed by friends online

The best way to tackle it is by talking to children.

# online - Monday 4 January, 2016

One in five children in first class have spoken to a stranger online Internet Access This post contains videos

One in five children in first class have spoken to a stranger online

“Many young people will find ways of accessing what is forbidden to them.”

# online - Friday 18 December, 2015

Man (46) charged with harassing woman online

He is due to appear in court today.

# online - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Shopping for books for Christmas presents? Here’s some help…

Here are some of the top literary picks from 2015.

# online - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

This little girl from the Toy Show received a lot of abuse online after her appearance

Lara Reddy’s dad has spoken out about the response his daughter received online.

# online - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Enable Ireland employee ordered to remove images of children posted on Twitter

Caroline Sheehan did not appear in court.

# online - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

An Post are trying to make Christmas shopping less painful this year

But the festive dig out comes at a price….

# online - Sunday 18 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge 9 shady things everyone, EVERYONE, does online Deep Stalk

9 shady things everyone, EVERYONE, does online

We’re onto you.

# online - Sunday 4 October, 2015

From Business ETC From dorm room to global domination: The story of Facebook in pictures Social Network

From dorm room to global domination: The story of Facebook in pictures

It’s come a long way from Harvard.

# online - Friday 2 October, 2015

Is your car affected by the emissions scandal? You’ll soon be able to check online

You’ll need your car’s Vehicle Identification Number.

# online - Sunday 27 September, 2015

From Business ETC Here’s how you can really make the most out of Google Photos TechKnowHow

Here’s how you can really make the most out of Google Photos

You can do so much more than just save photos on it.

# online - Monday 14 September, 2015

Police arrest man caught speeding in Facebook video

The video shows the speedometer at 184 kilometres an hour.

# online - Friday 21 August, 2015

Should bloggers have to say when they’re being paid to advertise? Damn right they should

It’s happened in the UK. When’s it going to happen here asks Becky Johnston.

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