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Finding their own software voices

Finding their own software voices

Two very different Irish companies are reaping the benefits of working with speaker technology devices like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri

Fexco keeps its Kerry cool as it faces down era-defining change

Fexco keeps its Kerry cool as it faces down era-defining change

The global payments firm is reaping the benefits of being ahead of the fintech curve – and its head of global payments says it’s planning to take EU reforms to payment services in its stride

Gadget watch: Room for a view

Gadget watch: Room for a view

Google bets big on game streams

Google bets big on game streams

Google’s plan to create a Netflix of video games could wildly change the market if it succeeds, but has it bitten off more than it can chew?

Lyft is finally ready for the spotlight

Lyft is finally ready for the spotlight

Lyft announcing its IPO could mark a big change in the balance of power between it and its main competitor Uber.

What a tangled web the world has woven

What a tangled web the world has woven

Last week saw the 30th anniversary of the world wide web, but creator Tim Berners-Lee is decidedly underwhelmed by what we’ve done with it

‘World’s most innovative business’ makes Dublin key part of global expansion plans

‘World’s most innovative business’ makes Dublin key part of global expansion plans

Cloud software firm ServiceNow is launching a major Irish recruitment drive as it sets up a permanent docklands office

A small but very powerful contender

A small but very powerful contender

Get your nerd on for Pi Day

Get your nerd on for Pi Day

The day just happens to also be the birthday of Albert Einstein

Connected Podcast: Aoife Mulqueen of Vodafone

Connected Podcast: Aoife Mulqueen of Vodafone

Aoife Mulqueen of Vodafone Ireland joins Emmet Ryan on the big show to talk about how companies need to think broader about how they hire and retain staff

Zuck says it best when he says nothing at all

Zuck says it best when he says nothing at all

The Facebook boss, Mark Zuckerberg’s latest blog post went to great lengths to tell us very little of value or interest. It’s time the social media giant cut to the chase

How a savvy security company cleaned up by pivoting to the smarthome market

How a savvy security company cleaned up by pivoting to the smarthome market

Irish firm HomeSecure is shrewdly supplying what multinationals like Hive and Nest might not, writes Emmet Ryan

BT bootcamp fires up with aim of turning young scientists into future entrepreneurs

BT bootcamp fires up with aim of turning young scientists into future entrepreneurs

The secondary school students were split into six groups of five people and assigned projects ranging from electric magnetic driving to rain gauges, to solar self-panel and replacing micro beads

Dark mode is here to sort of save us from sore eyes

Dark mode is here to sort of save us from sore eyes

Sleep is a thing we all need, not an option

Beyond box ticking

Beyond box ticking

Ireland has a skills shortage and a deeper pool of talent is the solution. Emmet Ryan meets the people showing that diversity isn’t just about doing the right thing, it’s what’s best for business