A new report from Verizon Communications has found that 87pc of all spying done online originated from governments in 2013, and increasingly from Eastern Europe.
Enterprise 24.Apr.2014 17:03
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Facebook is continuing its expansion into multiple sectors with the acquisition of the fitness tracking app Moves for an undisclosed sum.
Business 24.Apr.2014 16:03
CoderDojoGirls is celebrating its first birthday. Mentors Sarah Doran and Niambh Scullion told Claire O’Connell what they have learned about getting girls coding.
Innovation 24.Apr.2014 15:38
Facebook is launching a new service called FB Newswire featuring hand-picked, journalist-verified stories that will be powered by Irish company Storyful. Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp acquired Storyful in December for €18m.
New Media 24.Apr.2014 15:33
Three bank clerks from Lloyds TSB in the UK are alleged to have attempted to steal stg£2m from the bank’s computer system by plugging a hardware device into a colleague’s computer.
Enterprise 24.Apr.2014 15:02
Rare pieces of art created by legendary American artist Andy Warhol have been recovered from a number of Amiga disks, many of which feature his signature, digitised during 1985.
New Media 24.Apr.2014 14:36
To mark the international Girls in ICT Day, Neelie Kroes, vice-president of the European Commission with responsibility for Europe’s Digital Agenda, has released a video message to encourage more girls and women to pursue tech careers.
Careers 24.Apr.2014 13:55
Hundreds of Twitter users appear to have been hijacked on Wednesday night after they began noticing tweets relating to ‘miracle diet pills’ and other spam-like material.
Enterprise 24.Apr.2014 12:52
Working with 27,000 banks, 36m different payment points and aiming to connect with the world's 1.9bn smartphones, MasterCard’s head of international markets Ann Cairns insists the company is a technology player first and foremost.
Business 24.Apr.2014 12:36
The National Library of Ireland (NLI) is continuing the push towards greater digitisation of its enormous collection with the launch of a new catalogue of 10,500 historic images.
New Media 24.Apr.2014 12:01
SSX, the stock exchange specifically for start-ups that opened last year, has become the world’s first stock exchange to accept bitcoin as a funding method for investing in start-ups offering shares.
Start-ups 24.Apr.2014 11:23
Gurbaksh Chahal, the CEO of IPO-hopeful advertising company RadiumOne, has walked away from more than 40 felony charges arising from the alleged beating of his girlfriend during a 30-minute attack in a San Francisco, California, apartment.
Business 24.Apr.2014 11:13
Cork-based technology firm VConnecta has signed up its first live customers for its cloud and mobile-based canvassing tool in Nevada, where primary Congressional elections are taking place in June and a general election will be held in November.
Start-ups 24.Apr.2014 10:50
Zynga’s founder Mark Pincus has decided to relieve himself of management duties at the struggling social gaming company, taking up a more distant role as non-executive chair and turning his attention to other investments.
Business 24.Apr.2014 10:17
Between 160 and 180 construction jobs are in the pipeline after IDA Ireland signed contracts to build new facilities in Athlone and Waterford to attract technology and advanced manufacturing investments.
Careers 24.Apr.2014 10:11