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Gadget Guru: Up and atom on wheels

Gadget Guru: Up and atom on wheels

Emmet Ryan's tech tips

Has the climate change penny dropped for Big Tech?

Has the climate change penny dropped for Big Tech?

Eleven thousand scientists last week signed a letter declaring a climate emergency – and many tech giants took notice, albeit because it suits them to do so

Privacy takes centre stage at Web Summit

Privacy takes centre stage at Web Summit

Speakers at the Lisbon event looked at online dangers to democracy and the challenges posed by cryptocurrencies, writes Emmet Ryan

Johnson’s post-Brexit Britain must be ‘Singapore on steroids’

Johnson’s post-Brexit Britain must be ‘Singapore on steroids’

British entrepreneur Martin Sorrell, a leading Remain supporter, expects Britain to adopt a “Singapore on steroids” approach to Brexit should the Conservatives win the upcoming election

US data giant Segment hopes to create 150 new jobs in Dublin

US data giant Segment hopes to create 150 new jobs in Dublin

Segment, which has 50 staff at its EMEA headquarters in Dublin, started the office as it saw new opportunities arise while the business was scaling

Democracy ‘may not survive’ fake news onslaught

Democracy ‘may not survive’ fake news onslaught

Facebook tells International Grand Committee it cannot be ‘truth police for the entire world’

Facebook was never going to capitalise on its rebrand

Facebook was never going to capitalise on its rebrand

The social media giant's unveiling of a shouty new logo could hardly have come at a worse time

Software industry awards shortlist revealed

Software industry awards shortlist revealed

It’s definitely awards season as 29 entries have been shortlisted for the Technology Ireland Software Industry Awards 2019

OSSM secures €200,000  Scope Ophthalmics deal

OSSM secures €200,000 Scope Ophthalmics deal

Dublin-based software business OSSM Cloud Solutions has secured a €200,000 deal to provide a NetSuite ERM solution to eyecare business Scope Ophthalmics

A curious mix at ConverCon

A curious mix at ConverCon

Now in its third year, ConverCon, the conversational interface conference, hosted a sold-out crowd at Dublin’s Light House Cinema on October 17

PMI awards ceremony shortlist announced

PMI awards ceremony shortlist announced

My tech life: John Beckett of ChannelSight

My tech life: John Beckett of ChannelSight

John Beckett is chief executive of ChannelSight, a digital content activation business in Dublin

A digital surge by the Shannon

A digital surge by the Shannon

Limerick’s tech scene has been Ireland’s best-kept secret for years, but now the city is ready to step into the spotlight. Emmet Ryan meets the people making waves

The measured athlete

The measured athlete

Technology can tell us more than ever before about the performance of professional and amateur athletes. Alex Meehan meets an Irish company driving innovation in the sector, and asks what the tech can do for you

Conversation starters

Conversation starters

Róisín Kiberd takes a look what’s happening in the growing market for video-conferencing tech