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# tech - Saturday 16 November, 2013

How Google Glasses might change photography for good
# See Here
# See Here

How Google Glasses might change photography for good

Nov 16th 2013, 5:00 PM 16,185 Views 19 Comments

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

# tech - Monday 11 November, 2013

13 technological feelings you'll never feel again
# Dot Matrix
From The Daily Edge
# Dot Matrix

13 technological feelings you'll never feel again

Nov 11th 2013, 9:30 PM 41,550 Views 110 Comments

RIP your anguish, frustration and joy.

Is this the best cycling invention ever? The invisible bike helmet is here
# Invention
# Invention

Is this the best cycling invention ever? The invisible bike helmet is here

Nov 11th 2013, 7:07 PM 90,615 Views 116 Comments

Two women have invented the world’s first invisible bike helmet. Would you buy one?

# tech - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Facebook helps family separated by war reunite decades later
# Guatemala
# Guatemala

Facebook helps family separated by war reunite decades later

Nov 10th 2013, 10:30 AM 9,869 Views 12 Comments

Civil war tore Guatemala apart for over 30 years – and even these reunited siblings are still missing a brother and two sisters.

# tech - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Irish app offers payment each time your phone rings
# Pay Phone
# Pay Phone

Irish app offers payment each time your phone rings

Nov 3rd 2013, 7:44 PM 3,875 Views 3 Comments

You must download ringtone from brands but creators hope phone users will be enticed by monetary rewards.

14 famous business books summarised for your reading list
# Quick Reads
# Quick Reads

14 famous business books summarised for your reading list

Nov 3rd 2013, 6:30 PM 21,500 Views 28 Comments

Helpful?

Damien Kiberd: Jihad against Junior Cert is bizarre
# Damien Kiberd
# Damien Kiberd

Damien Kiberd: Jihad against Junior Cert is bizarre

Nov 3rd 2013, 8:30 AM 86 Views 87 Comments

Rather than tackle these rather basic issues of numeracy and literacy, we are meddling with exam systems which may not be a problem at all.

# tech - Thursday 31 October, 2013

WATCH: Life-enhancing cubes, Facebook for pets, and more Web Summit start-ups
# Technology
# Technology

WATCH: Life-enhancing cubes, Facebook for pets, and more Web Summit start-ups

Oct 31st 2013, 8:23 PM 6,412 Views 7 Comments

We spoke to start-ups at the international conference to see what they had on offer.

Elon Musk's advice to Enda Kenny on fostering Ireland's digital economy
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

Elon Musk's advice to Enda Kenny on fostering Ireland's digital economy

Oct 31st 2013, 7:46 PM 11,327 Views 54 Comments

His three top tips: Encourage engineering courses in university, support start-ups better, develop talent.

AOL chief issues battle cry at Web Summit
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

AOL chief issues battle cry at Web Summit

Oct 31st 2013, 3:33 PM 8,661 Views 5 Comments

“AOL missed the marketplace,” admits Tim Armstrong in Dublin but shares the lessons the company has learned.

# tech - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Create-your-own-video-ad company wins start-up award
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

Create-your-own-video-ad company wins start-up award

Oct 30th 2013, 5:45 PM 8,253 Views 2 Comments

Viddyad praised for originality and potential by judges at ESB Spark of Genius award during Web Summit.

This is what the Nasdaq bell ringing in Dublin looks like
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

This is what the Nasdaq bell ringing in Dublin looks like

Oct 30th 2013, 1:32 PM 12,995 Views 68 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny became the first person to ever ring the opening bell in Ireland.

Tech leaders gather for start of Dublin Web Summit
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

Tech leaders gather for start of Dublin Web Summit

Oct 30th 2013, 8:38 AM 5,921 Views 15 Comments

A total of 10,000 people will be in attendance with venture capitalists looking to invest.

# tech - Monday 28 October, 2013

The best astronomy apps for amateur stargazers
# Heavenly Bodies
# Heavenly Bodies

The best astronomy apps for amateur stargazers

Oct 28th 2013, 6:30 PM 16,968 Views 25 Comments

If you want to decipher the skies, these 11 apps are worth a look.

Where are the kings of 1990s dot-com bubble now?
# Dotcom Bubble
# Dotcom Bubble

Where are the kings of 1990s dot-com bubble now?

Oct 28th 2013, 12:30 PM 22,602 Views 13 Comments

Some are doing better than expected – some are working for the company they once could have bought at a bargain.

# tech - Sunday 27 October, 2013

The 10 simplest brands in the world...
# Consumers
# Consumers

The 10 simplest brands in the world...

Oct 27th 2013, 5:00 PM 49,350 Views 60 Comments

…And why that simplicity is one factor in their success.

# tech - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

8 things you always wish would hurry up
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From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Meteor

8 things you always wish would hurry up

Oct 22nd 2013, 3:31 PM 35,021 Views 69 Comments

Come on, come ON.

# tech - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Apple sends event invites amid rumours of iPad update
# Gadgets
# Gadgets

Apple sends event invites amid rumours of iPad update

Oct 15th 2013, 7:24 PM 9,793 Views 18 Comments

“We still have a lot to cover,” said the tech firm.

# tech - Saturday 12 October, 2013

From 1900 to 2013: The evolution of outer space on the big screen
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

From 1900 to 2013: The evolution of outer space on the big screen

Oct 12th 2013, 5:00 PM 16,557 Views 19 Comments

From a man on the moon to space wonderlust, black holes and incredible aliens.

# tech - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Column: Why are so few computer science graduates getting jobs?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why are so few computer science graduates getting jobs?

Oct 6th 2013, 8:45 AM 4,116 Views 95 Comments

The Government and higher education system could be nurturing our potential world-changers much more effectively, writes Paddy Cosgrave.

# tech - Friday 4 October, 2013

This woman says she’s voice of Siri – and a voice expert agrees
# She Told You
# She Told You

This woman says she’s voice of Siri – and a voice expert agrees

Oct 4th 2013, 3:01 PM 27,519 Views 55 Comments

Susan Bennett who spent a month in a recording studio in July 2005 – but didn’t know what her voice would be used for.

Intel chooses Ireland to design new micro chip
# Kildare
# Kildare

Intel chooses Ireland to design new micro chip

Oct 4th 2013, 10:26 AM 8,256 Views 45 Comments

The Quark SoC X1000 and the Galileo board were both designed at the company’s plant in Leixlip in Co Kildare.

# tech - Thursday 3 October, 2013

75 new jobs announced in Irish tech firm
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

75 new jobs announced in Irish tech firm

Oct 3rd 2013, 2:15 PM 7,411 Views 64 Comments

The company started in a two-person office in Dublin in 1997 and now has over 400 employees worldwide.

# tech - Monday 30 September, 2013

Call for tech companies to enter €25,000 competition
# Seed Capital
# Seed Capital

Call for tech companies to enter €25,000 competition

Sep 30th 2013, 6:37 PM 5,868 Views 5 Comments

Entries for the ESB Spark of Genius competition have been extended to Wednesday, with tech start-ups eligible to win the prize.

# tech - Monday 23 September, 2013

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

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

Sep 23rd 2013, 8:15 PM 11,681 Views 41 Comments

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.”

Struggling BlackBerry sold for $4.7 billion
# Berry Good
# Berry Good

Struggling BlackBerry sold for $4.7 billion

Sep 23rd 2013, 7:45 PM 9,914 Views 21 Comments

The move comes three days after BlackBerry announced it was laying off 40 per cent of its workforce.

# tech - Friday 30 August, 2013

Nintendo launches 3DS successor...minus the 3D
# Gaming
# Gaming

Nintendo launches 3DS successor...minus the 3D

Aug 30th 2013, 4:16 PM 841 Views 2 Comments

Nintendo has taken a step backwards in order to come forwards, scrapping the 3D function on its handheld system.

# tech - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Column: Irish regulators will soon be at the forefront of questions about data protection
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Irish regulators will soon be at the forefront of questions about data protection

Aug 27th 2013, 7:30 PM 71 Views 9 Comments

Global tech firms in Ireland bring responsibilities as well as benefits; Facebook’s base in Dublin means Irish regulators will be the forefront of new questions surrounding privacy and data protection, writes Dan Hayden.

Surge in number of women seeking start-up funding
# Enterprise Ireland
# Enterprise Ireland

Surge in number of women seeking start-up funding

Aug 27th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,403 Views 20 Comments

Enterprise Ireland has just released its latest funding initiative as part of a drive to boost the number of high potential start-ups being led by women.

# tech - Thursday 22 August, 2013

New iPhone could be gold, scratch resistant and have a fingerprint scanner
# Apple
# Apple

New iPhone could be gold, scratch resistant and have a fingerprint scanner

Aug 22nd 2013, 1:32 PM 23,758 Views 98 Comments

Apple is reported to be releasing two new iPhones in September – the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C.

# tech - Sunday 4 August, 2013

13-year-old Waterford programmer in NY Apple Store keynote speech
# Jordan Casey
# Jordan Casey

13-year-old Waterford programmer in NY Apple Store keynote speech

Aug 4th 2013, 1:01 PM 16,036 Views 29 Comments

The young entrepreneur is CEO of his own games company, and started writing code when he was nine.

# tech - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

6 ways social media can improve your road trip
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# Sponsored By The AA

6 ways social media can improve your road trip

Jul 30th 2013, 4:45 PM 12,135 Views 10 Comments

Do you bring along your smartphone when you hit the road?

# tech - Friday 26 July, 2013

Open thread: What's on your Christmas tech wishlist?
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# Sponsored By Currys

Open thread: What's on your Christmas tech wishlist?

Jul 26th 2013, 12:06 PM 42 Views 0 Comments

# tech - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Eircom pulls the plug on MusicHub
# Streaming
# Streaming

Eircom pulls the plug on MusicHub

Jul 2nd 2013, 9:45 PM 17,376 Views 41 Comments

Eircom says the music streaming and download service is “not a core business activity”.

# tech - Monday 1 July, 2013

Remember Geocities? Now you can recreate it
# ASL?
From The Daily Edge
# ASL?

Remember Geocities? Now you can recreate it

Jul 1st 2013, 8:00 PM 4,078 Views 2 Comments

Let’s break out the Comic Sans and get our guestbook on.

# tech - Sunday 30 June, 2013

How some tech companies use numbers to make eye-popping claims
# Smart Economy
# Smart Economy

How some tech companies use numbers to make eye-popping claims

Jun 30th 2013, 9:15 AM 10,360 Views 11 Comments

We’re not saying there isn’t some basic truth in them but…

# tech - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Weird Wide Web: Tofu-loving robots, Quantified Selves, and an antisocial network
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Tofu-loving robots, Quantified Selves, and an antisocial network

Jun 23rd 2013, 11:00 AM 4,254 Views 0 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# tech - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Weird Wide Web: Pizza, glass tweets, and a text pest
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Pizza, glass tweets, and a text pest

May 12th 2013, 11:30 AM 7,393 Views 0 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# tech - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Microsoft to update Windows 8 in bid to address complaints and confusion
# Windows 8
# Windows 8

Microsoft to update Windows 8 in bid to address complaints and confusion

May 7th 2013, 2:15 PM 10,783 Views 52 Comments

The changes, part of a software package given the codename “Blue”, won’t be released to consumers and businesses until later this year

# tech - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Weird Wide Web: Atoms, bad dancing and a very odd shower scene
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Atoms, bad dancing and a very odd shower scene

May 5th 2013, 11:30 AM 10,083 Views 3 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.