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Invested: Five tech trends to watch

From big data to security and social media, technology sectors are driven by the cycles of innovation – this makes for exciting opportunities, even when the rest of the economy is having a wobble, writes Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

21st February, 2016

A couple of recent sales of Irish firms reflected global trends in investment. Soundwave and Trustev’s sales were part of increased investment in entertainment and security software worldwide.

Those sales came after a slowdown at the back end of 2015, which Abel Nevarez, an analyst with IHS, told The Sunday Business Post may be seasonal but also merits attention. “Overall, 2015 was a good year for funding in the tech sector. It was...

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