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Leaders’ Questions & Answers

Leaders’ Questions & Answers

Hannah O’Brien has six big questions for six experts

My Tech Life: Claire Fitzpatrick of Consensys

My Tech Life: Claire Fitzpatrick of Consensys

Claire Fitzpatrick is strategic operations director with Consensys Ireland. Prior to joining the blockchain technology business last year, she spent ten years in the telecoms sector, and is a chartered accountant, writes Emmet Ryan

Huawei will be hit hard by Google apps blow

Huawei will be hit hard by Google apps blow

Regular users in the West will struggle to get past the lack of YouTube, Gmail and other apps as the US government’s restrictions start to bite the Chinese phone-maker hard

GadgetWatch: Swot up on the top gadgets for college

GadgetWatch: Swot up on the top gadgets for college

School pupils are already back in the swing of things, but third-level students are only starting to get ready for the coming year. We’ve put together a guide to gadgets that should come in handy for anyone looking to hit the ground running this term

Tiktok chooses Ireland for European growth push

Tiktok chooses Ireland for European growth push

Owned by $75 billion Chinese tech giant Bytedance, Tiktok has fast become one of the world’s most downloaded apps

Beeb, what are you doing?

Beeb, what are you doing?

The UK's public service broadcaster has announced plans to launch its own digital assistant software

Huawei unveils €70 million Irish research investment

Huawei unveils €70 million Irish research investment

The Chinese telecoms giant, which directly employs about 250 staff across the country, said the investment would be spread between its offices in Dublin, Cork and Athlone

Huawei on war footing as Ren goes over the top

Huawei on war footing as Ren goes over the top

The boss of the Chinese phone giant is ramping up the bombast ahead of a crunch period for the company’s global prospects

Xtremepush works its Magic to make Gartner’s prestigious list

Xtremepush works its Magic to make Gartner’s prestigious list

Set up in 2014, Xtremepush is a mobile software business that tackles a problem that has been around as long as apps themselves: how do you get people to use them once they have been downloaded?

Out of the mouths of babes: Soapbox Labs

Out of the mouths of babes: Soapbox Labs

Frustrated by literacy apps for young children that just didn’t work, Soapbox Labs’ founder Patricia Scanlon devoted two years to designing one that did

Watch-as-you go with your own private theatre

Watch-as-you go with your own private theatre

Crowdfunded in all of five minutes (albeit with only a $15,000 goal, although it has more than quadrupled that), Dreamglass promises an on-the-move HD theatre

Catch the bad guys in HD

Catch the bad guys in HD

The Nest Cam IQ is well built, painless to use and offers the quality of imagery you would want from any form of security camera

Blurred lines detract from the big picture

Blurred lines detract from the big picture

The reason that the Epson EF-100W gets three stars, and not four teetering on five, is that lack of HD oomph

Google and Mozilla curtail Kazakhstan's browser monitoring efforts

Google and Mozilla curtail Kazakhstan's browser monitoring efforts

The Kazakh government wants to launch a surveillance operation against its own citizens and neither Google nor Mozilla are having that

It’s small and speedy, but be ready to shell out

It’s small and speedy, but be ready to shell out

The speed of the HP Elitebook x360 1030 G3 is tremendous and beats everything in its class save for the Macbook Pro, which slaughters all comers when it comes to getting things done