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# web-summit - Yesterday’s News

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# web-summit - Thursday 11 February, 2016

From Business ETC Google’s gift to Ireland is talent, not tax dollars Opinion

Google’s gift to Ireland is talent, not tax dollars

Web Summit CEO Paddy Cosgrave gives his thoughts on how startups can attract some of that talent.

# web-summit - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

From Business ETC Looks like the Web Summit was doing quite well in Dublin Paddy Cash

Looks like the Web Summit was doing quite well in Dublin

Back when the event’s organisers and the government were still friends, at least.

# web-summit - Sunday 8 November, 2015

From Business ETC The workplace of the future – where no one has a 9-to-5 job Out Of Office

The workplace of the future – where no one has a 9-to-5 job

Upwork is the world’s biggest market for Freelancers. This week we met its CEO.

# web-summit - Saturday 7 November, 2015

From Business ETC The company that lets you buy property for £50 has an eye on Ireland Give Me Land

The company that lets you buy property for £50 has an eye on Ireland

Nearly a year after its launch, London-based Property Partner has its sights on international markets.

From Business ETC These eleven-year-olds have created a device that could help prevent bullying Red Alert

These eleven-year-olds have created a device that could help prevent bullying

The BullyBug wristband was demoed at the Web Summit centre stage and has generated a lot of interest.

# web-summit - Friday 6 November, 2015

Your personal data was talked about at the Web Summit, but it looks like you might have to pay to keep it safe in the future

Privacy could become a product purchased by the rich and an unattainable luxury for the poor, writes Maria Helen Murphy.

Poll: Will the Web Summit moving to Portugal be a loss to Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will the Web Summit moving to Portugal be a loss to Ireland?

Or will another event come along?

From The42 ‘Anyone else would have a statue outside Wembley’ – Ferdinand defends under-fire Rooney MUFC

‘Anyone else would have a statue outside Wembley’ – Ferdinand defends under-fire Rooney

The former Man United defender believes Rooney will be appreciated more when he’s not around.

# web-summit - Thursday 5 November, 2015

From The42 Brian O’Driscoll is enjoying his weekends too much to even consider coaching Web Summit

Brian O’Driscoll is enjoying his weekends too much to even consider coaching

He was speaking at the final day of the Web Summit.

Paddy Cosgrave pulls out of Late Late Show appearance

The Web Summit founder’s name had appeared on a list of guests due to appear on the show tomorrow.

Paddy Cosgrave has told Dublin’s last Web Summit how excited he is about Lisbon

Web Summit CEO Paddy Cosgrave rolled out the red carpet for the event’s new hosts today.

# web-summit - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

From Business ETC The Dublin Port Tunnel was likened to this futuristic transport idea Woosh!

The Dublin Port Tunnel was likened to this futuristic transport idea

Hyperloop Tech wants to create large-scale pressurised air tubes which it believes will change transport.

From The42 The Rugby World Cup reminded Pádraig Harrington of the dangers of peaking too soon Web Summit

The Rugby World Cup reminded Pádraig Harrington of the dangers of peaking too soon

The three-time major winner was speaking today in Dublin.

What the 25-year-old Irish founder of a $5 billion company told the Web Summit

John Collison founded Stripe with brother Patrick in 2011.

Watch: RTE News broadcast a pretty awkward interview with the web summit co-founder… Painful This post contains videos

Watch: RTE News broadcast a pretty awkward interview with the web summit co-founder…

Sharon Ní Bheoláin gave Daire Hickey a bit of a grilling. And it’s not going down too well with people…

From The42 ‘I was gutted to leave my baby, but I went away with a bit of life about me and destroyed the guy’ Inspiration

‘I was gutted to leave my baby, but I went away with a bit of life about me and destroyed the guy’

Ireland’s world champion boxer gave his thoughts at the Web Summit in Dublin yesterday.

# web-summit - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

From The42 Doug Howlett: ‘2 of my best 5 rugby memories are in the red of Munster’ Looking Back

Doug Howlett: ‘2 of my best 5 rugby memories are in the red of Munster’

The former All Black spoke alongside Galway hurler Joe Canning this afternoon.

Facebook has revealed how it will help blind people ‘see’ photos

It’s very similar to 20 questions, and it’s Facebook’s way of bringing more people to its services.

From The42 ‘If you can kick a ball 20 metres in a straight line now, you are on £10,000 a week’ WIT

‘If you can kick a ball 20 metres in a straight line now, you are on £10,000 a week’

Former Man United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar was speaking at the Web Summit in Dublin today.

Here’s what €20 gets you for lunch at the Web Summit

People aren’t happy.

From Business ETC Will VR become more ubiquitous than the smartphone? This man seems to think so Takeover

Will VR become more ubiquitous than the smartphone? This man seems to think so

The founder of Oculus VR believes that VR and other similar devices will be more commonplace than smartphones today.

From The Daily Edge Here’s what €20 gets you for lunch at the Web Summit Good Food Summit

Here’s what €20 gets you for lunch at the Web Summit

People aren’t happy.

From Business ETC Web Summit founder: ‘What we received in the last four years was nothing more than hush money’ Last Hurrah

Web Summit founder: ‘What we received in the last four years was nothing more than hush money’

The relationship between the government and Paddy Cosgrave is well and truly over…

From The Daily Edge 8 excellently nerdy things to do in Dublin Dublin Geeks

8 excellently nerdy things to do in Dublin

You know you want to.

# web-summit - Monday 2 November, 2015

From Business ETC The Web Summit could make you a millionaire… just don’t bank on it Startups

The Web Summit could make you a millionaire… just don’t bank on it

The annual tech conference will be held in Ireland for the final time this year – but how have startups experienced it?

# web-summit - Sunday 1 November, 2015

From Business ETC Enda Kenny was sent a last minute invite to the Web Summit but he won’t be going along Thanks But No Thanks

Enda Kenny was sent a last minute invite to the Web Summit but he won’t be going along

There’s been some confusion about whether the Taoiseach had been invited.

# web-summit - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

A bonfire in Dublin, garda reject pay deal and the Marriage Bill gets signed into law… all the day’s big stories.

How not to win friends and influence people at the Web Summit

It’s that time of year again.

# web-summit - Sunday 18 October, 2015

‘Getting involved in a petty mudslinging match over the Web Summit is embarrassing’

A bitter war of words has erupted between the Web Summit and the Taoiseach’s office, but as the finger pointing continues this whole affair smacks of desperation and incompetence, writes Paul Allen.

# web-summit - Friday 16 October, 2015

Joan Burton is sorry the Web Summit people are leaving with their backpacks and satchels

Organisers “felt they got a better offer some place else” the Tánaiste said.

# web-summit - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Revealed: The emails that show why the Web Summit left Dublin

The summit’s founder Paddy Cosgrave said it was the company’s “absolute preference” to stay in Ireland.

# web-summit - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Innovation minister says losing the Web Summit is actually a ‘success story’

Damien English said it’s another example of an Irish company doing well internationally.

# web-summit - Thursday 24 September, 2015

The Web Summit relocation isn’t surprising, we couldn’t even keep the WiFi working

Bord Failte estimates the summit generated around €100 million in the local economy last year and this will be a significant loss. But let’s get things in perspective in economic terms, writes Angela Nagle.

# web-summit - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

From Business ETC Web Summit paid only €1.3 million for Lisbon move Going Going Gone

Web Summit paid only €1.3 million for Lisbon move

Co-founder Paddy Cosgrave made the announcement the event was leaving Dublin today.

# web-summit - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

From The42 Manchester United legend to join Tour De France winner at this year’s Web Summit Va Va Froome

Manchester United legend to join Tour De France winner at this year’s Web Summit

Edwin van der Sar and Chris Froome will speak at the Sport Summit.

# web-summit - Friday 13 February, 2015

From Business ETC David Carr gave this incredible advice to an Irish journalism student Take A Chance

David Carr gave this incredible advice to an Irish journalism student

Timely tweet attracted attention of high-profile New York Times journalist – and he gave her some good career advice. (She has since come and worked for us!)

# web-summit - Monday 8 December, 2014

From Business ETC This young entrepreneur beat over 1,100 others to be crowned Ireland’s best Going Places

This young entrepreneur beat over 1,100 others to be crowned Ireland’s best

So here’s what makes his startup a €50,000 winner…

# web-summit - Sunday 9 November, 2014

From Business ETC These are some of the things TripAdvisor is cooking up in its new Dublin office What A Trip

These are some of the things TripAdvisor is cooking up in its new Dublin office

The man in charge of new products at the world’s biggest travel site says he is “really confident” its reviews are fair.

# web-summit - Saturday 8 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge All of Ireland completely fell in love with Eva Longoria on the Late Late last night Eva So Keen

All of Ireland completely fell in love with Eva Longoria on the Late Late last night

She’s smart and fun. Can we be friends with her?

From Business ETC One of these 5 Irish startups from the Web Summit could be the Next Big Thing Zuckerberg Mk2

One of these 5 Irish startups from the Web Summit could be the Next Big Thing

Anyone for an app that trawls your friends’ Facebook pages to pick out the perfect gift?

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