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# online - Saturday 11 March, 2017

# online - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Man who posed as Justin Bieber online charged with over 900 child sex offences

The charges include rape, indecent treatment of children and making child exploitation material.

# online - Thursday 16 February, 2017

This is the county with the worst broadband access in Ireland

Just over a third of the premises in Roscommon have access to high-speed broadband.

# online - Monday 13 February, 2017

Australians warned about Valentine's Day romance scams that target lonely older people

Romance scams cost victims more money than any other form of cheating.

Six ministers admit to using private email accounts like Taoiseach - but not for 'sensitive' information

An email security specialist has said that government departments need to be aware of the risks posed by this.

# online - Monday 6 February, 2017

Online games mean young children are being cyberbullied long before they get a phone

New research shows that more than one in 10 school children have been cyberbullied.

# online - Friday 13 January, 2017

Police investigating 'beheading' threats made against Arlene Foster

The threats have been condemned by former Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.

# online - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Want to get a bargain in the January sales? Don't jump in headfirst

Just because something you like is on sale doesn’t necessarily mean it’s worth getting.

# online - Thursday 29 December, 2016

# online - Friday 23 December, 2016

Here are ways you can privately share photos with your friends and family

Not everyone wants to use Facebook or email to share their special moments.

# 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 is the third most popular news outlet for online users.

# 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

Four of his victims complained to, 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.

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