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Security Watch: On the defensive

Security Watch: On the defensive

Dearbhla Gavin examines how unified threat management is proving increasingly popular with small businesses.

Buyers Guide: Ultrabooks

Buyers Guide: Ultrabooks

If your work takes you out of the office on a regular basis, you’ll know just how much of a hindrance a heavy or cumbersome laptop can be. But going thin and light doesn’t mean sacrificing capability, as Stephen Errity’s round-up of the latest ultra

The harbour authority goes paperless and gets mobile with iPad

The harbour authority goes paperless and gets mobile with iPad

It’s one of two types of days for Captain Brian Sheridan. As both harbour master and deputy chief executive at Port of Galway, his time is often split between delivering presentations and walking the docks in his high visibility, weatherproof gear.

Security: Adapting to tough times

Security: Adapting to tough times

With our smart devices playing a central role in our personal and work lives, the corporate world has had to adapt to our preferences with BYOD (bring your own device) policies, writes Aoife Valentine

ICT skills: Mobility  the key to modern ICT

ICT skills: Mobility the key to modern ICT

The term ‘mobile workforce’ might elicit visions of smartphone and tablet-using executives rushing from meeting to meeting, but there is another sense in which workers can be mobile, writes Jason Walsh.

Cover Story: Putting TV on an even bigger pitch

Cover Story: Putting TV on an even bigger pitch

It’s not just lone rangers making it big on YouTube: studios have jumped on board and made it their primary focus.

Video Conferencing: Video links: from office to home and back again

Video Conferencing: Video links: from office to home and back again

The increased use of personal video is boosting demand for greater enterprise availability, writes Deirdre Cashion.

Irish tech firms dial M for mobile world congress

Irish tech firms dial M for mobile world congress

Local companies will rub shoulders with Sony and Samsung at mobile tech conference in Barcelona

Disrupt or die: the clichés ring true here

Disrupt or die: the clichés ring true here

Eoin Dowling is the chief executive of Boxfish, which develops technology that captures data from television shows, movies and other video broadcasts to allow searches and alerts. In March last year, it raised $5 million from Dublin-based venture cap

A bigger bundle all wrapped up

A bigger bundle all wrapped up

To carve out more market share, Ireland’s telco companies are planning on bundling mobile, landline, broadband and TV in one consumer package. But will customers fall for quad-play?

Which firm looks set to be the next Snapchat?

Which firm looks set to be the next Snapchat?

Investors fund new apps in the hope they will catch on as a global phenomenon before the developers burn through their capital. So who’s getting close?

The Gadget Guy: How to make apps your business

The Gadget Guy: How to make apps your business

I wrote this article while hiding in the toilet above my shop in Dublin’s Aungier Street, trying with only some degree of success to clear my mind of the burgeoning to-do list that I know every small business owner out there can relate to. Most of us

Jane Ruffino Enterprise Ireland looks at companies to create maximum return on investment. That return isn’t always jobs

Jane Ruffino Enterprise Ireland looks at companies to create maximum return on investment. That return isn’t always jobs

Last week, Enterprise Ireland held an event at Dublin Castle to showcase the start-ups it has supported over the last year.

Feminism is, in part, about opportunity, not an opening for tech guys’ opportunism

Feminism is, in part, about opportunity, not an opening for tech guys’ opportunism

Tech may or may not have a ‘woman problem’, but tech feminism definitely has a man problem.

Chip and win

Chip and win

An Irish firm is winning big in US and European sporting leagues, thanks to wearable technology which allows coaches to monitor player performance