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# online - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From Business ETC Heartbleed causes massive online scare – but don’t change your passwords just yet Heartbleed

Heartbleed causes massive online scare – but don’t change your passwords just yet

Google sites such as GMail and YouTube are clear, the company says.

# online - Monday 31 March, 2014

From Business ETC Fancy an iPad with that pint? This Cork pub is now providing them for its customers to use IPub

Fancy an iPad with that pint? This Cork pub is now providing them for its customers to use

O’Sullivans Bar in Douglas, Cork has set up three iPads which customers can use to browse the web and catch up on the news.

# online - Friday 28 March, 2014

Government departments urged to use social media and communicate online

The government departments have been criticised for not utilising social media to inform the public about their work.

Online counselling website receives HSE support

The Engage programme from Turn2Me will comprise of eight weeks of free professional counselling

# online - Friday 21 March, 2014

From Business ETC Imagine finding €87mn ‘in an old wallet’. Bitcoin exchange MtGox did just that Back Of The Sofa

Imagine finding €87mn ‘in an old wallet’. Bitcoin exchange MtGox did just that

The Tokyo-based digital currency had previously lost 850,000 coins worth nearly €368 million.

Ceasing online animal sales would make it harder to find ‘unscrupulous dealers’

The DSPCA said it’s a serious problem but DoneDeals.ie claims removing ads for these sales would drive the marker underground.

# online - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Another sad product of emigration, funerals can now be streamed online

The business hopes to offer a practical solution to Irish people that have emigrated who can’t return home.

# online - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Open thread: What invention would you most like to see?

Be as creative as you like.

Poll: Are you too reliant on the internet? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you too reliant on the internet?

Do you get panicked if you can’t check your emails or your exact location?

# online - Monday 24 February, 2014

One in ten students have cyberbullied another

New research also shows that three quarters of parents do not check their children’s online activity every day.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your week.

# online - Friday 21 February, 2014

From Business ETC Turns out a lot of people binge-watched House of Cards last weekend Staying In

Turns out a lot of people binge-watched House of Cards last weekend

A new study found that between 5 – 15 per cent of Netflix’s 44 million subscribers sampled at least one episode from the show last weekend.

# online - Sunday 16 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Couples reach Facebook low 85 days after declaring “in a relationship” It's Complicated

Couples reach Facebook low 85 days after declaring “in a relationship”

It’s Facebook’s world. We just live in it.

# online - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Column: We need a better (not just a safer) internet for kids

Children need to be taught about online safety – but we must also develop internet content specifically for children to give them opportunities to use the internet in creative and innovative ways, writes Simon Grehan.

# online - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Column: Facebook’s early childhood was… complicated.

Our relationship with Facebook has waxed and waned over these years as we oscillate between loving, adoring and depending on it, to needing to self-impose several ‘breaks’ from it as it drives us crazy, writes Colman Noctor.

# online - Thursday 30 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Essential tips for buying Garth Brooks tickets online this morning Verified By Visa

# online - Friday 24 January, 2014

Social media: the good, the bad and the ugly

The Dáil discussed all aspects of social media this afternoon, from how Skype is keeping Irish families in touch at a time of emigration to the effects of cyberbullying.

# online - Monday 20 January, 2014

From Business ETC Amazon gain patent allowing it to ship goods before you order them Clairvoyance

Amazon gain patent allowing it to ship goods before you order them

The patent would allow Amazon to deliver goods it believes you will order based on your shopping and search history.

# online - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Plastic bullets fired as hundreds protest Turkey internet restrictions

Critics say the planned new laws would expand the government’s already tight grip on the web.

# online - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

TD wants tougher controls of online currencies such as Bitcoin

Patrick O’Donovan has written to the Oireachtas Communications Committee asking them to investigate anonymous internet payments made possible by digital currencies.

# online - Friday 10 January, 2014

Column: Gentleman and genius – remembering ‘internet elder’ Aaron Swartz

I met Aaron at Harvard when he was 24. It was immediately clear that he was not only a genius, but also a gentleman who was wise beyond his years.

# online - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

From Business ETC Facebook’s auto-play video ads are arriving this week TV Ads

Facebook’s auto-play video ads are arriving this week

The first video ads are expected to appear on both desktop and smartphones later this week.

From Business ETC Pen-making Donegal schoolboys worth ‘a million’ Entrepreneurs

Pen-making Donegal schoolboys worth ‘a million’

Not quite in euro, but they’re getting there.

# online - Friday 13 December, 2013

Unemployed man launches roadside placard campaign

Brendan Coleman said he will continue to wear the placard at Newland’s Cross in Dublin until he is employed.

# online - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

From Business ETC Ulster Bank apologises as customers unable to withdraw cash from ATMs Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank apologises as customers unable to withdraw cash from ATMs

The bank is saying tonight that if customers have been left out of pocket as a result, the issue will be “put right”.

# online - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Charity warns public about ‘illicit puppy traders’ selling online

The charity estimates there are more than 10,000 dogs and puppies for sale online on any given day.

# online - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Two thirds of students say they know someone who died by suicide

Half of the 1,400 young people surveyed said they had witnessed bullying online, while a large number admitted saying things on the internet that they never would in person.

# online - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

TY course leaves it up to teenagers to teach their peers about internet etiquette

Young Minds Online is being trialled in by pupils in Galway, and sees them being encouraged to be “ambassadors for best practice” online.

# online - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Online programme helps children with dyslexia and reading issues

The programme can also help adults who have reading difficulties.

# online - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

One in five Irish teens have accessed content that disturbed them — survey

The new study also reveals that many Irish teenagers are keeping their parents in the dark regarding their online activity.

# online - Monday 4 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Woman who dressed as Boston Marathon victim faces job loss and death threats Costume

Woman who dressed as Boston Marathon victim faces job loss and death threats

The 22-year-old has received rape and death threats online

# online - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Proposals on new online copyright laws presented to Government

A new Copyright Council of Ireland has been recommended with the proposals saying that linking must be protected by legislation.

# online - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# online - Friday 18 October, 2013

From Business ETC Revenue increase at Google driven by the number of “paid clicks” Google

Revenue increase at Google driven by the number of “paid clicks”

Google Inc. earned nearly $3 billion during the three months ending in September.

# online - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

It’s now illegal to post nude pics online of your ex… in California

No more “revenge” porn for embittered exes.

# online - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 12 signs you are staying up too late on the internet Internetland

12 signs you are staying up too late on the internet

Yes, you. You on the sofa there.

# online - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

From Business ETC Staffing levels in Irish advertising industry remain at pre-recession levels Advertising

Staffing levels in Irish advertising industry remain at pre-recession levels

The IAPI says that staff reduction hasn’t been as bad as feared.

# online - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Twitter introduces new ‘report tweet’ button

The move comes after a number of high-profile women said they had received abusive messages on the social networking site.

# online - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

From Business ETC Paddy Power profits up 12 per cent in first half of 2013 Quids In

Paddy Power profits up 12 per cent in first half of 2013

A battering at Cheltenham hit betting shops, but betting firm Paddy Power has still made €77 million in profit so far this year.

# online - Monday 26 August, 2013

Time to act on bullying before tragedy hits primary schools, says expert

Marion Flanagan has said that there needs to be an approach involving parents, schools and the children themselves to tackle bullying.

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