Digital Desk

Digital Desk

Hollywood uncovered

Hollywood uncovered

Film director Peter Bogdanovich's new book takes a stardust-strewn walk down memory lane.

Take comfort in a high-class family estate

Take comfort in a high-class family estate

Take 5 . . .FAMILY ESTATES A recent article on the Volvo S80 provoked quite a response from readers in the market for a large family car.

Tiny, sleek, sexy and dangerous

Tiny, sleek, sexy and dangerous

The current popularity of portable music players is phenomenal.

India delivers red carpet treatment

India delivers red carpet treatment

Travel in style through northern India, where an array of heritage palaces, exotic cuisine and architectural splendours await, writes Niamh Connolly.

Mesmerising Auster is rich and varied

Mesmerising Auster is rich and varied

Few writers alive could pull off what Paul Auster has managed to achieve in his novels.

Cinema: The Invincibles, The Forgotten, Christmas with the Kranks

Cinema: The Invincibles, The Forgotten, Christmas with the Kranks

Pixar Studios, the master of popular animation, is set to have another hit with The Incredibles, a superhero spoof that alternates pacey action with the satire of a suburban sitcom.

Deals Of the week

Deals Of the week

Leave the cities behind this Christmas and make a break for the midlands.

ICT Ireland Calls For PC Tax Incentives

ICT Ireland Calls For PC Tax Incentives

ICT Ireland, the technology lobby group affiliated to Ibec, has called for a "tax incentive'' to boost PC penetration in the home. It has reaffirmed its opposition to tinkering with the corporate tax rate ahead of next month's budget.

ERP delivers for Palletxpress

ERP delivers for Palletxpress

PalletXpress is a new distribution company that provides an overnight delivery service using a network of independent hauliers.

Honeynet zones in on Hackers

Honeynet zones in on Hackers

Over two weeks last month, wireless honeynets were deployed throughout Dublin, in the hope of understanding how hackers gain access to these networks and what activity they carry out once inside.

Dempsey talks tough - but will he use the big stick?

Dempsey talks tough - but will he use the big stick?

What, if anything, will the government reshuffle mean for Ireland's legislative technology, communications and e-government agendas? Noel Dempsey probably doesn't know the difference between wimax and wi-fi.

Oracle executive blasts e-government plan

Oracle executive blasts e-government plan

The government's plan to have all public services available online by next year is a “big mistake", according to a senior executive at software maker Oracle.