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#apps and mobile

# apps-and-mobile - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

From Business ETC Dublin startup the first Irish firm to pitch at exclusive Google event in Silicon Valley Funding

Dublin startup the first Irish firm to pitch at exclusive Google event in Silicon Valley

Beats Medical created an app to help treat symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

From Business ETC Mobile payments are taking off as Irish consumers embrace the technology Finance

Mobile payments are taking off as Irish consumers embrace the technology

The share of people using mobile devices for payments has tripled across Europe in a year.

# apps-and-mobile - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

From Business ETC Eir claims the duty to provide phone services for all has 'unlawfully interfered' with its rights Apps And Mobile

Eir claims the duty to provide phone services for all has 'unlawfully interfered' with its rights

The former state-owned company is fighting a ComReg decision.

# apps-and-mobile - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

After taking over people's social lives, Facebook's new service is targeting their work lives

The social network wants to take on office messaging platforms like Slack.

From Business ETC Facebook has revealed how it plans to beat Slack at its own game Social Media

Facebook has revealed how it plans to beat Slack at its own game

The social media behemoth has entered the office productivity space with an aggressive pricing model.

From Business ETC Samsung has told Galaxy Note 7 owners to 'power down and stop using the device' immediately Apps And Mobile

Samsung has told Galaxy Note 7 owners to 'power down and stop using the device' immediately

The company also halted all sales and exchanges of the handset that has a tendency to catch fire.

# apps-and-mobile - Saturday 8 October, 2016

From Business ETC 'Building a team in Silicon Valley is extraordinarily difficult and expensive' Software

'Building a team in Silicon Valley is extraordinarily difficult and expensive'

Despite having its HQ in the US, Swrve’s co-founder says Ireland is the place to build a great product.

# apps-and-mobile - Friday 7 October, 2016

From Business ETC Snapchat has a $25 billion IPO in the pipeline Social Media

Snapchat has a $25 billion IPO in the pipeline

The message-sharing app could go public as early as March in the biggest US listing since 2014.

# apps-and-mobile - Monday 3 October, 2016

From Business ETC Microsoft's CEO was in Dublin today to talk about kick-starting the next industrial revolution Data And Security

Microsoft's CEO was in Dublin today to talk about kick-starting the next industrial revolution

Satya Nadella was in the Irish capital to launch his company’s new playbook for cloud computing.

# apps-and-mobile - Friday 30 September, 2016

From Business ETC 'We focused too much in Ireland so we're a year and a half behind where we could have been' Insights

'We focused too much in Ireland so we're a year and a half behind where we could have been'

The founder of an app for political canvassers wishes he targeted America sooner.

# apps-and-mobile - Thursday 29 September, 2016

From Business ETC Deliveroo needn't worry about Uber eating its lunch in Ireland any time soon Food And Drink

Deliveroo needn't worry about Uber eating its lunch in Ireland any time soon

The ride-sharing app expanded its food-delivery service to four new cities today.

# apps-and-mobile - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Apple doubles down on Ireland as it moves iTunes business to Cork

The tech behemoth is also going to merge part of its Irish and Luxembourg operations.

From Business ETC Apple doubles down on Ireland as it moves iTunes business to Cork Services

Apple doubles down on Ireland as it moves iTunes business to Cork

The tech giant is set to merge part of its Irish and Luxembourg operations.

# apps-and-mobile - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

From Business ETC This time we mean it: EU to bring in unlimited free roaming next year Internet

This time we mean it: EU to bring in unlimited free roaming next year

The Commission had suggested that consumers would only get 90 days of free roaming annually.

From Business ETC Google has muscled in on Facebook's dominance of messaging by rolling out its own smart app Apps And Mobile

Google has muscled in on Facebook's dominance of messaging by rolling out its own smart app

The search engine giant has launched ‘Allo’ on both Android and Apple systems.

Startup station Irish TV is set to be beamed into nearly half of Irish homes

The channel, which is targeted at the Irish diaspora, will soon be available on Saorview.

# apps-and-mobile - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

From Business ETC Startup station Irish TV is set to be beamed into nearly half of Irish homes Media And Arts

Startup station Irish TV is set to be beamed into nearly half of Irish homes

The channel, which is targeted at the Irish diaspora, will soon be available on Saorview.

# apps-and-mobile - Monday 19 September, 2016

From Business ETC Twitter has finally eased the restrictions on its 140-character tweet limit Social Media

Twitter has finally eased the restrictions on its 140-character tweet limit

The social media giant will no longer factor certain add-ons like links and pictures in tweets.

# apps-and-mobile - Friday 16 September, 2016

From Business ETC There's a brand new fund for Irish gaming startups to dip into Startups

There's a brand new fund for Irish gaming startups to dip into

The €500,000 kitty was announced by Enterprise Ireland today.

# apps-and-mobile - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

From Business ETC The EU is about to force WhatsApp and Skype to play by the traditional telecoms rules Apps And Mobile

The EU is about to force WhatsApp and Skype to play by the traditional telecoms rules

The proposals will also require these internet call providers to offer emergency-calling services.

From Business ETC Uber is ready to unleash its first fleet of driverless cars in the US Transport

Uber is ready to unleash its first fleet of driverless cars in the US

Four vehicles kitted out with lasers and sensors will be picking up passengers on the streets of Pittsburgh today.

# apps-and-mobile - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Michael O'Leary: 'Soon the Ryanair travel app will be bigger business than selling flights'

The airline CEO sees big changes on the way for the aviation industry.

# apps-and-mobile - Friday 9 September, 2016

From Business ETC 'Tech startups looking for funding nowadays have little excuse for not having a working product' Insights

'Tech startups looking for funding nowadays have little excuse for not having a working product'

After setting up his business in 2013, this founder talks about the lessons he learned while looking for funding and growing his company in Ireland.

From Business ETC Forget airplane mode, aviation officials don't even want passengers to turn on Samsung's new phone Apps And Mobile

Forget airplane mode, aviation officials don't even want passengers to turn on Samsung's new phone

The warning was issued by the Federal Aviation Administration following reports that Galaxy Note 7 devices were catching fire.

# apps-and-mobile - Thursday 8 September, 2016

From Business ETC Michael O'Leary: 'Soon the Ryanair travel app will be bigger business than selling flights' Travel

Michael O'Leary: 'Soon the Ryanair travel app will be bigger business than selling flights'

The airline CEO sees big changes on the way for the aviation industry.

From Business ETC Nintendo shares have skyrocketed after Apple announced Super Mario is coming to the iPhone Apps And Mobile

Nintendo shares have skyrocketed after Apple announced Super Mario is coming to the iPhone

This move is the company’s latest into the mobile gaming space following the success of Pokémon Go.

# apps-and-mobile - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

From Business ETC 'I'm not disappointed the Hailo name is disappearing. We'll be Europe's largest taxi app' Transport

'I'm not disappointed the Hailo name is disappearing. We'll be Europe's largest taxi app'

As part of our How My Business Works series we profile the Irish arm of taxi app Hailo.

# apps-and-mobile - Sunday 4 September, 2016

From Business ETC Despite signing million-euro deals, this Irish fintech startup is taking the cautious approach Apps And Mobile

Despite signing million-euro deals, this Irish fintech startup is taking the cautious approach

Rental deposits company Deposify has sealed a contract that will see its service expand to the UK.

'I was the poster boy for dot-com failure and found myself unemployed and unemployable'

For this founder, bouncing back from the tech crash came when he left for Japan.

# apps-and-mobile - Friday 2 September, 2016

From Business ETC 'I was the poster boy for dot-com failure and found myself unemployed and unemployable' Insights

'I was the poster boy for dot-com failure and found myself unemployed and unemployable'

For this founder, bouncing back from the tech crash came when he left for Japan.

# apps-and-mobile - Friday 26 August, 2016

From Business ETC 'When you start a business like ours, you think you'll be a millionaire in six months' Insights

'When you start a business like ours, you think you'll be a millionaire in six months'

This first-time founder says he wildly underestimated how long it would take to build a profitable company.

From Business ETC Uber, the world's most valuable startup, lost nearly $1.3 billion in half a year Transport

Uber, the world's most valuable startup, lost nearly $1.3 billion in half a year

The company had been fighting a costly battle for market share in China.

# apps-and-mobile - Friday 19 August, 2016

From Business ETC 'I wish I had worked out sooner that it's not that hard to start a business' Insights

'I wish I had worked out sooner that it's not that hard to start a business'

Things fell into place when this entrepreneur realised he didn’t need to be an expert in everything.

# apps-and-mobile - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

From Business ETC Snapchat is buying a search engine startup - but it's not clear why Social Media

Snapchat is buying a search engine startup - but it's not clear why

It appears the ephemeral messaging app wants to get its hands on Vurb’s staff.

From Business ETC Google has launched a new video-chat app to take on Skype Software

Google has launched a new video-chat app to take on Skype

The software giant will compete with similar services from all its major rivals.

# apps-and-mobile - Monday 15 August, 2016

From Business ETC New EU rules look set to change how WhatsApp makes money from your data Apps And Mobile

New EU rules look set to change how WhatsApp makes money from your data

Companies like Facebook and Microsoft are expected to operate under new confidentiality rules.

# apps-and-mobile - Monday 1 August, 2016

From Business ETC China's ride-hailing war has come to an end as Uber waves a white flag Transport

China's ride-hailing war has come to an end as Uber waves a white flag

The ride-sharing company has merged with its main Chinese rival to form a $35 billion juggernaut.

# apps-and-mobile - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Hailo about to become Mytaxi in Ireland after takeover by owner of Mercedes

Daimler is to acquire 60% of the London-based taxi app.

From Business ETC Hailo to rebrand as Mytaxi in Ireland after takeover by Mercedes-Benz owner Apps And Mobile

Hailo to rebrand as Mytaxi in Ireland after takeover by Mercedes-Benz owner

Daimler is to acquire 60% of the London-based taxi app.

# apps-and-mobile - Monday 25 July, 2016

From Business ETC Nintendo has taken a dive after confirming Pokémon Go won't be its gold mine Software

Nintendo has taken a dive after confirming Pokémon Go won't be its gold mine

The gaming company’s value doubled as investors got caught up in the hysteria around the title.