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Eir hits back and accuses government of inflating figures in broadband row

Eir hits back and accuses government of inflating figures in broadband row

Government claims 81,000 premises would face higher connection charges under Eir’s bid. Telecoms firm maintains number would be closer to 9,000 under its €1 billion proposal.

Amazon Web Services in a bullish mood at Re:Inforce

Amazon Web Services in a bullish mood at Re:Inforce

Amazon's chief information security officer came out to a packed hall in Boston’s Convention and Exhibition centre to talk about a need to end scaremongering in IT security

Libra could be Facebook's path to messaging profits

Libra could be Facebook's path to messaging profits

Facebook has more than 1.5 billion users on both WhatsApp and Messenger yet makes almost no money from the messaging services

A nervy few days ahead for Huawei and all in handset market

A nervy few days ahead for Huawei and all in handset market

Whether it brings good news or bad, the G20 Summit in Osaka should provide the Chinese phone giant with some answers as to what its future might hold

Gadget watch: Instant gratification overload

Gadget watch: Instant gratification overload

The newest addition to its Instax cameras range, Fujifilm's Mini LiPlay takes images that can be developed instantly

One-Zero is back in the game with focus on fans

One-Zero is back in the game with focus on fans

Patrick Haslett wants to build an international sports business conference where premium speakers will address the decision-makers in the sports industry

Peak podcast? We haven’t even reached base camp

Peak podcast? We haven’t even reached base camp

All ages are tuning into podcasts, creating a worldwide market opportunity to create podcasts in Ireland for global consumption

How Autodesk is creating tomorrow’s world today

How Autodesk is creating tomorrow’s world today

Prakash Kota of the software firm behind AutoCAD is confident that, rather than taking away people’s jobs, automated design can actually create new ones

Blockchain experts see some value in Facebook’s new cryptocurrency

Blockchain experts see some value in Facebook’s new cryptocurrency

Unlike other forms of cryptocurrency such as bitcoin and ethereum, libra’s value will be linked to a basket of conventional currencies

Google sees an opportunity amidst Huawei’s struggles

Google sees an opportunity amidst Huawei’s struggles

Just as Huawei is dealing with its political issues, Google is ready to launch Pixel 4 - and its sneak announcement is coming from a place of unbridled confidence

Facebook's new crypto-currency needs more friends

Facebook's new crypto-currency needs more friends

The social media giant announced on Tuesday that it had signed up 27 partners to develop and administer Libra, a digital medium of exchange for use on its apps and beyond

Huawei braces for massive drop in international sales

Huawei braces for massive drop in international sales

China’s largest technology company is reported to be crunching internal estimates and exploring options including pulling the latest model of its marquee overseas label, the Honor 20

Busting the myths about blockchain

Busting the myths about blockchain

Claire Fitzpatrick of Consensys is spreading the gospel about a technology that she insists will soon be ubiquitous

Huawei grins and bares it as it prays for a break

Huawei grins and bares it as it prays for a break

Chinese phonemaker Huawei is putting on a brave face, but its impasse won’t be solved until Donald Trump and Xi Jinping meet later this month

The future of secure online retail is at hand

The future of secure online retail is at hand

Are you selling online? Then you need to get ready for strong customer authentication