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Tech - Yesterday’s News

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Tech - Yesterday’s News

'Digital gangsters' at Facebook knowingly violated data privacy and 'bullied' other tech companies

A report by the UK government has examined the tech giant’s role in spreading fake news.

Tech - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Goodbye woofs and meows, hello doggie translators: Here's the future of being a great pet owner

Could tech help you converse with your pet? Hear more in our new podcast.

Tech - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Dublin office block The Reflector goes on sale for €155m

Savills says the building has “impressive water frontage”.

Tech - Sunday 10 February, 2019

New fabric automatically cools or insulates based on its environment

Before people realise they’re getting hot, the garment could already be cooling them down.

Tech - Friday 8 February, 2019

'We will not allow any graphic images of self-harm, such as cutting on Instagram'

The CEO of the company says it needs to do more.

Amazon's Jeff Bezos publishes threats from National Enquirer about sexts to his mistress

The tabloid previously reported on Bezos’ affair, leading to his divorce.

Tech - Friday 1 February, 2019

Apple fixes bug that allowed FaceTime users to listen to a person before they answer call

In some cases, users could also watch a person before they answered the FaceTime call.

Tech - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Bug allows Facetime users to listen to and, in some cases, watch a person before they answer call Apple This post contains videos

US charges Huawei in technology theft and sanctions violations, angering China

China has claimed there are “strong political manipulations” behind the case.

Tech - Friday 25 January, 2019

Facebook wants to merge Messenger with WhatsApp and Instagram

Facebook said that it would make connecting easier for users, while critics said that it was a way of circumventing regulations.

Tech - Monday 21 January, 2019

Facebook to hire 1,000 more people in Ireland in 2019

The jobs will be across a number of areas.

Tech - Friday 18 January, 2019

Tesla to lay off thousands of employees due to 'very difficult' road ahead

“Our products are too expensive for most people,” Elon Musk said.

Tech - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Children who own mobile phones at younger age perform worse in reading and maths tests

New research has found that four in 10 children in Ireland own a mobile phone by the age of nine.

Tech - Saturday 12 January, 2019

These are the most visited pages on Wikipedia in 2018

Royals, football and films. Some things don’t change.

SpaceX to lay off 10% of workforce due to 'extraordinarily difficult challenges'

The company employs over 6,000 people.

Tech - Friday 4 January, 2019

Poll: Do you plan to cut down on screen time in 2019? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you plan to cut down on screen time in 2019?

Many people spend several hours a day on smartphones and other devices.

Tech - Thursday 3 January, 2019

At least 3,226 user records compromised in Luas cyber attack

The records of those who had signed up for the Luas newsletter had been compromised, Transdev said this afternoon.

Tech - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Electric car sales double but this SUV was the most popular new car in Ireland in 2018

Overall, new car sales fell last year by 4.4%.

Tech - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

'Unless parents cure their own smartphone addiction, they won't be able to cure their kids'

An expert says parents need to lead by example.

Tech - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

'State-of-the-art' Russian robot unveiled as man in robot costume Shambot This post contains videos

'State-of-the-art' Russian robot unveiled as man in robot costume

The ‘robot’ was shown dancing and singing on Russia’s main TV news channel.

Tech - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Sick of doing the dishes? Ask the dishes to do themselves: Here's what the future of cleaning up looks like

Tech is turning housework into less work. Hear more in our latest podcast.

Tech giants are turning Dublin into one of Europe’s hottest property markets

A PwC report has ranked the capital as a top city for real estate investment and development.

Tech - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

These were the most popular hashtags on Twitter in Ireland this year

Data from the company shows how 2018 was another year for political discussion on the platform.

Tech - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Now you can finally limit how often you use apps on your phone

Here’s how to use Screen Time if you’re an iOS user.

Here's what Nasa's InSight lander has been up to this week

We have the details on what its next few weeks will be like.

Tech - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Here are the first photos of Mars from the InSight explorer

A lovely sight this grim morning.

Tech - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Some people are paying 'on the double' for phone insurance

Companies don’t give enough information about benefits and how to make a claim, the Central Bank has said.

Departing Facebook communications chief takes blame for PR firm controversy

Elliot Schrage taking the hit for the controversy is seen by some as convenient, since he previously said he was leaving the company.

Tech - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Amazon says customers' email addresses were exposed

Customers in Europe and the US were affected.

Tech - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Major Facebook outage as users experience problems loading social media site

Users have been experiencing problems all morning.

Irish users may actually be starting to use their smartphones a little bit less

A new survey suggests people are attempting to address ‘our addiction to smartphones’.

Tech - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Rewind that dream, I missed a bit: Hear about the future of sleep in our latest podcast

Tracy Tough finds out what’s coming next for your eight hours of ZZZZs.

Tech - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Facebook is moving into AIB's Ballsbridge HQ and could bring 5,000 more jobs

The tech giant has had its international headquarters in Ireland since 2009.

Tech - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Google's Dublin employees stage walkout over company's treatment of women Sexual Harassment This post contains videos

Google's Dublin employees stage walkout over company's treatment of women

Last week Google said it had fired 48 employees in the past two years as a result of sexual harassment allegations.

Tech - Sunday 21 October, 2018

'There's very little talent': How Ireland's blockchain firms are trying to fix staff shortages

The rapid growth of the nascent technology means universities are still playing catch-up.

Tech - Thursday 18 October, 2018

The advance of cashless tech is not just about ease, it's also about millennials dispelling notions

Early adopters making trends seem cool encourages others to get on board.

Tech - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

We're exposed to potential threats via email every day - here's how to spot malicious messages

The most sinister of cyber-attacks are often simply delivered, writes Richard Lambe.

Tech - Monday 15 October, 2018

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer aged 65 RIP

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer aged 65

The billionaire founded the software giant with Bill Gates in the 1970s.

Tech - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Ray D'Arcy rubbishes fake news Facebook posts that say he 'invested $5 million in Bitcoin'

D’Arcy says he is bemused by the posts.

Tech - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Facebook management to be called before Oireachtas Committee over 'alarming' security breach

Yesterday it emerged that up to 50 million accounts were affected this week after a flaw on the social network was exploited by hackers.

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