Tipperary student triumphs in Deloitte competition

Tipperary student Philip Hayes has been named by Deloitte as the 2012 winner of its Top Technology Talent competition.

9th June, 2012
Judging panel member Paddy Holahan, technology and business entrepreneur; Brendan Jennings, managing partner, Deloitte; and the winner of the Deloitte Top Technology Talent Competition, Philip Hayes. Photo: Jason Clarke

Tipperary student Philip Hayes has been named by Deloitte as the 2012 winner of its Top Technology Talent competition.

Hayes's winning idea was a project called Goforagoo.com, a new social networking website that explored aspects of user interaction on a virtual and physical level, as opposed to current social networks which concentrate solely on the virtual world.

The site would utilise technologies such as Web 2.0, cloud computing and location-based services and organise users' details...

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