A mid-level solar flare lashed out of the sun on 24 August and US space agency NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory captured an image of the event in all its blazing glory.
Innovation 01.Sep.2014 17:19
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NUI Galway is challenging primary and secondary school students across Ireland to create videos on science topics for the ReelLIFE SCIENCE competition and perhaps win more than €3,000 in prizes.
Innovation 01.Sep.2014 16:37
Rising confidence is pushing salaries for professionals in the digital and web sector upward. The latest salary survey from Prosperity reveals the battle to retain good talent has also led to the return of the counter offer.
Careers 01.Sep.2014 16:20
In our employer insights series, we return to Dropbox Dublin to check out their new office space and find out more about this fast-growing company’s culture.
Careers 01.Sep.2014 16:00
A new Dublin-based start-up USofIreland has been formed to tackle the lack of an export focus among Irish arts and crafts creators and in doing so could become a kind of Etsy for the Irish-American diaspora.
Start-ups 01.Sep.2014 15:31
Cristina Luminea’s e-learning venture ThoughtBox will become the Ireland and UK partner for EuropeanPioneers, a €4.5m EU-supported accelerator.
Start-ups 01.Sep.2014 14:56
More than half a million donations have been made in Ireland by people taking part in the latest social media craze, the ice bucket challenge.
New Media 01.Sep.2014 13:01
After a second quarter of softer-than-expected demand, market research company IDC has lowered its forecast for the number of tablet computers to ship in 2014 to 233m.
Digital Life 01.Sep.2014 12:22
BT Ireland chief executive Colm O’Neill has been appointed chairman of The Ibec Telecommunications and Internet Federation (TIF).
Comms 01.Sep.2014 11:43
In its quest to increase its number of users, microblogging site Twitter has introduced a new streamlined sign-up flow that includes recommendations and subject preferences.
New Media 01.Sep.2014 11:11
As many as 70 jobs will be lost later this year with the closure of Drogheda, Co Louth-based printed circuit board (PCB) maker Rexxam.
Business 01.Sep.2014 07:50
In our round-up of weekend tech stories, Apple has signed NFC deals with Visa, MasterCard and American Express, Uber and Lyft’s rivalry, and NASA is testing 3D-printed rocket components.
Business 01.Sep.2014 07:31
A digest of the top business technology news stories from the past week, beginning with the news 32 Irish tech firms have joined a trade and investment mission to Australia.
Business 01.Sep.2014 06:00