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Why IoT and data security need to go hand in hand

Why IoT and data security need to go hand in hand

With smart cities and 5G coming down the line, security needs to be top of the agenda when it comes to the Internet of Things, writes Aoife Valentine

Journey to the centre of the business

Journey to the centre of the business

Ireland is an established data hub, but as the evolution of next-generation data centres continues apace and the impact of cloud, co-location and virtualisation is felt, where will the data centre sector take enterprise IT? Jason Walsh reports

Motormouth Musk wants to retain top billing

Motormouth Musk wants to retain top billing

The controversial Tesla supremo had vowed to rein himself in on Twitter, but already he appears to be breaking his promise

Scurri chief says Brexit is a ‘win-win-win’ scenario for the company whatever happens

Scurri chief says Brexit is a ‘win-win-win’ scenario for the company whatever happens

Rory O’Connor is adamant that his firm’s systems can cope with Brexit at ‘the flick of a switch’, even in a no-deal situation

All eyes on Huawei after Mobile World Congress

All eyes on Huawei after Mobile World Congress

Huawei steals Samsung thunder with foldable phone

Huawei steals Samsung thunder with foldable phone

Huawei’s handsets are knocking it out of the park at every level

Yet another wake-up call for YouTube

Yet another wake-up call for YouTube

The video platform has been accused of facilitating paedophiles who are searching for content that exploits children. It needs to act to target the culprits

Gadget watch: Pet-tracking app has no bite

Gadget watch: Pet-tracking app has no bite

Setting up the V-Pet took a long time. The app has to connect to Bluetooth, GPS and wifi. Once all that was done, the app proved remarkably unhelpful in troubleshooting problems

Firms being held to actual ransom by a new wave of cyber criminals

Firms being held to actual ransom by a new wave of cyber criminals

Ransomware attacks - when a company’s data is encrypted and they are blackmailed for the key - is now a $1 trillion industry, and attacks are on the rise, writes Emmet Ryan

Australian political hack should concern democracies worldwide

Australian political hack should concern democracies worldwide

Ireland’s concentration of high-profile data centres makes us, too, a potential target for state actors, warns expert

Fold war: Samsung's bid to be the king of cool

Fold war: Samsung's bid to be the king of cool

With the release of the $1,980 Galaxy Fold, Samsung challenges Apple’s claim to premium pricing and unleashes, in what looked like a mature market, the same kind of race that Apple started with the first iPhone

Brexit divides make British MPs' Facebook unity stand out

Brexit divides make British MPs' Facebook unity stand out

There are basically no dissenting voices in the British political system to statements from MPs that Mark Zuckerberg had failed to show 'leadership or responsibility'

Connected Podcast: Máire Walsh of Enterprise Ireland

Connected Podcast: Máire Walsh of Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland's Máire Walsh joins Emmet Ryan to talk about what Irish tech firms need to do to expand into the US market

Retraining workers to beat skills shortage

Retraining workers to beat skills shortage

One tech company has found a solution to the shortage of qualified people in the sector by upskilling its non-technical staff for engineering roles, writes Emmet Ryan

Tech sector also has a squeezed middle

Tech sector also has a squeezed middle

It’s great to have a start-up hub, but small tech firms have no homes to go to when they take their stabilisers off