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# digital - Saturday 20 July, 2019

From The42 Free-to-air, subscriptions and the 'digital space' - What future for the Six Nations? Broadcasting

Free-to-air, subscriptions and the 'digital space' - What future for the Six Nations?

IRFU CEO Philip Browne says the competition has to “embrace the change.”

# digital - Monday 23 July, 2018

'800 million people globally could be made redundant by technology over the next ten years'

Partnering with the big technology companies to implement a digital apprenticeship scheme would be game changing for Ireland’s economic prospects, writes Gary Gannon.

# digital - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Stephen Rae stepping down as INM group editor-in-chief

Rae was group editor-in-chief for five years.

# digital - Monday 4 December, 2017

It's an end of an era for Sinn Féin as An Phoblacht ceases publication

An Phoblacht has been in production in its current form since 1970.

# digital - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Explainer: What is Bitcoin, and why is it making headlines again?

Mark Karpeles, former CEO of collapsed Bitcoin exchange MtGox, went on trial this week over the disappearance of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of the virtual currency.

# digital - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

The skills you need to stay ahead of the workplace robot

There are two things that you’ll need to know to make sure you’re more useful than robots – for at least another year.

# digital - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Bill O'Herlihy's wish granted as Irish Film Board changes its name

The change was given the seal of approval the week before he died.

# digital - Thursday 19 March, 2015

UPC has launched its own streaming service...

But Netflix it ain’t. And you may have to pay extra for it.

# digital - Saturday 24 January, 2015

From dial-up to The Devil Wears Prada: How the internet helped this writer's career

Sophia Stuart’s career began when the internet was taking its first steps, and her fascination with it took her all over the world.

# digital - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Don't have time to make it to the shops? These digital gifts may help you out

And you won’t have to wrap them either so win-win.

# digital - Monday 10 November, 2014

Opinion: How to find razor-sharp focus in the age of distraction

You can be productive and creative – but first you need to focus.

# digital - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Love old ads? A whole load of them are set to be archived

Several organisations have been awarded funds from the BAI to archive old programming, music and advertisements.

# digital - Friday 19 September, 2014

What I learned: striving for the paperless classroom

Tablet computers could soon replace books – but it’s not as simple as just adding iPads.

# digital - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Microsoft begins cleaning up the Windows store by removing 1,500 fake apps from it

The company promises to remove more apps which mislead users and crack down on fake and scam apps.

# digital - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Apple's iPhone 6 faces a big pricing problem around the world

Relatively poorer customers can’t afford it – and they’re turning to Android.

# digital - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man creates stunning ad to sell his piece of sh*t car One Careful Owner

Man creates stunning ad to sell his piece of sh*t car

It’s a sweet little 1999 number.

# digital - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Sorry, country folk: Still a huge divide between urban and rural internet speeds

At the launch of UPC’s second Irish Digital Report, the Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte said that there was still a “significant divide” between the quality of internet service provided in urban and rural Ireland.

# digital - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Irish businesses are among the EU's best for selling abroad online

It’s one of a number of details conatined in EU-wide research on digital habits.

# digital - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Students get chance to show off digital skills with launch of Future 8 Awards

The competition, which is open to children and teenagers aged 7 – 17, features eight categories and promises that each main prize will be a “money-can’t-buy experience.”

# digital - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

The rate of cybercrime is on the rise, with some firms losing nearly €4 million because of it

The study from PWC found that cybercrime in Ireland has risen from 24 per cent to 45 per cent since 2011.

# digital - Monday 7 April, 2014

Claremorris to become the first fibre town in Ireland

The service, which is expected to be completed by August, will provide all local businesses in the area with internet speeds of 250Mb/s (31.25MB/s.

# digital - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Column: The lack of positive content for young people in digital media is a real concern

Digital technology can give incredibly positive opportunities, but there has to be a concerted effort to get the best out of the medium, writes Brian O’Neill.

# digital - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Fancy a move to Central Okanagan? Hundreds of Canada, Australia & NZ jobs on offer today

Yes, Central Okangan… It’s not as remote as it sounds.

# digital - Monday 10 March, 2014

Neil Young set to release his own hifi music player on Kickstarter

The PonoPlayer will have 128GB of storage, which the makers say is enough to save between 100 to 500 high-quality albums, and will be made available for pre-order later this week.

# digital - Thursday 6 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge This iconic logo will be disappearing from cinemas tomorrow At The Movies

This iconic logo will be disappearing from cinemas tomorrow

Take a last look at the Carlton branding iron.

# digital - Monday 3 March, 2014

Column: Children don't understand the consequences of sexting

Children as young as 10 have engaged in ‘sexting’ – sending explicit images or texts to another person — but they are distanced from the reality of what they are doing, writes Dr Maureen Griffin.

# digital - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Most young adults would sacrifice their TV and laptop ahead of their smartphone

A survey from O2 Media found that 70 per cent of respondents say their smartphone is their “first or most important screen.”

# digital - Monday 27 January, 2014

Column: Sorry politicians, you can’t avoid social media – people no longer accept being ‘talked at’

The political class have realised the importance of a digital economy – but, they also need to realise the importance of building a digital democracy, writes Niall Devitt.

# digital - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Irish creatives take on the future of film and media-making

Technology and creative experts are meeting at the Digital Biscuit event this week – and the producer of Borgen will be among them.

From The Daily Edge This is what Fight Club would have looked like if Tyler Durden hadn't been there First Rule

This is what Fight Club would have looked like if Tyler Durden hadn't been there

Because he actually wasn’t there, y’see?

# digital - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Will 2014 be the year of wearable tech?

The growing use of embedded wearable devices is spawning a massive industry geared to fitness, health and other goals.

# digital - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Column: Want to break into the digital sector... but aren't sure how?

Several people working in the digital sector in Dublin share their impressions of the industry – and give some career advice to those wanting to pursue a path in that area.

# digital - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Man purchases €75,000 car using only bitcoin

The Tesla Model S Performance is believed to be the first car to be purchased using the digital currency.

# digital - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Don't panic: How to undo a sent email in Gmail

You’ll have to be quick though.

# digital - Saturday 16 November, 2013

How Google Glasses might change photography for good See Here This post contains images

How Google Glasses might change photography for good

The quality might not yet be able to replicate great photography – and it solves some practical challenges of taking a good pic.

# digital - Monday 7 October, 2013

Column: Improve your prospects of getting a job in Ireland’s digital sector

Ireland’s vibrant tech scene offers young Irish people a wealth of opportunities. Stephen McIntyre – Twitter’s Head of Sales/Operations for Europe, Middle East and Africa – shares some industry tips.

# digital - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Column: RTÉ's future plans are missing one vital ingredient: you.

The public service broadcaster’s just-published five-year strategy is not short on ambition, but it may point towards an organisation more ready to forge commercial partnerships than embrace its public, writes Mark Cullinane.

# digital - Monday 23 September, 2013

Why do people wait in line forever just to buy an iPhone?

This great short film stays up all night to ask that question. “I think you have to be a little crazy to wait in line.”

# digital - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Enda Kenny to take part in his first webcasted roundtable discussion

Taoiseach will meet with Irish businesses “to explore the growth, challenges and potential jobs opportunities arising from trading online”. And he wants you to join the conversation on Twitter.

# digital - Monday 15 July, 2013

Ireland and the Internet: Crunching the numbers

How many people in Ireland do you think have never been online?

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