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Time for Amazon to be clearer with customers

Time for Amazon to be clearer with customers

Amazon and other tech giants are constantly talking down to their users. It’s time for them to think about losing the stabilisers

Keeping a tight rein on AI

Keeping a tight rein on AI

Microsoft Ireland boss Cathriona Hallahan is not worried about terminator-style robots taking over the world, but she is still calling for greater regulation of AI, writes Emmet Ryan

Gadget watch: A real power play as Huawei unveils phone of the year

Gadget watch: A real power play as Huawei unveils phone of the year

The battery is the selling point for the Chinese giant - and it is a whopper

Profit warning for VR Education as PS4 launch is delayed

Profit warning for VR Education as PS4 launch is delayed

Twitter's personal push paying off

Twitter's personal push paying off

Twitter warned in its July earnings report of a continued drop in user numbers as a result of efforts to clean up its service and stricter privacy rules in Europe. The company said those trends would continue

Collison needs to keep the message simple

Collison needs to keep the message simple

Just being against proposed homeless tax is not enough from Stripe founders

Taking stock of Saas technology

Taking stock of Saas technology

The SaaStock conference hears that scale is the name of the game for software as a service, as established businesses try to avoid drowning in a sea of start-ups

Facebook can only restore its reputation if it makes changes at the top

Facebook can only restore its reputation if it makes changes at the top

Teamwork on hiring drive as 85 new jobs set for Belfast

Teamwork on hiring drive as 85 new jobs set for Belfast

Space billionaires face competition from China

Space billionaires face competition from China

President Xi Jinping has loosened the government’s monopoly on space launches, fuelling the formation of small domestic companies with ambitions to challenge Musk’s SpaceX, Bezos’ Blue Origin, and Branson’s Virgin Galactic

Huawei becoming the third force

Huawei becoming the third force

With every launch comes a new challenge to the establishment

Bank of Ireland is building robots, but not as we know them

Bank of Ireland is building robots, but not as we know them

Robotic software to speed up interactions and transactions is being produced in an innovative space in Cabinteely.

Like people, AI has to be taught not to discriminate

Like people, AI has to be taught not to discriminate

The recent Amazon recruiting debacle shows that, ultimately, artificial intelligence relies on its human creators for its values

Google's hard road of hardware

Google's hard road of hardware

Being the hardware increases your chances of being the software

Backup or bust up

Backup or bust up

With the volume of data growing for each business and data regulations having greater importance, reassessing your backup strategy is key, writes Quinton O’Reilly