Our tech start-up of the week this week is KonnectAgain, a new online platform with the goal of helping both institutions and alumni reconnect.
Start-ups 30.Aug.2014 08:00
Dublin: 31.08.2014 07.15AM
We take a look back at some of the biggest gadget news this month and look ahead at what’s to come.
Digital Life 29.Aug.2014 16:00
Two secondary schools in Dublin – Mount Anville and St Vincent’s Castleknock College – are in the vanguard of adoption of the new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 hybrid computer, which they will use to replace laptops.
Digital Life 29.Aug.2014 12:33
Low fares airline Ryanair has made it easier to book flights and choose seats via smartphones with a new update to its iPhone and Android app.
New Media 29.Aug.2014 12:05
Three and Eircom have signed a new 4G network-sharing agreement, one of the conditions imposed by the European Commission when it green-lighted Three’s €850m acquisition of the O2 network from Telefónica.
Comms 29.Aug.2014 11:37
Microsoft has revealed that Destiny, the next blockbuster game from Bungie, is now available for pre-order and pre-download ahead of its launch on 9 September.
Digital Life 29.Aug.2014 11:13
University College Dublin (UCD) spin-out Kinesis Health Technologies has invented a wearable device that reduces falls by older adults by up to 40pc. The device is available for sale in Ireland, the UK, the US and Canada.
Start-ups 29.Aug.2014 10:46
Thirty-two Irish companies in telecoms, e-learning, IT for healthcare and financial services are joining Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton, TD, on a trade and investment mission to Australia.
Business 29.Aug.2014 10:02
Megan Smith, vice-president at internet search giant Google’s test research arm Google X, is reportedly a top candidate for the US government’s chief technology officer job.
Careers 29.Aug.2014 09:41
Look out Amazon, there’s another company testing drones to deliver goods – internet search giant Google has secretly been putting its autonomous aerial vehicles through its paces for the past two years.
Innovation 29.Aug.2014 09:11
Dublin-based electricity provider Pinergy is to create 46 new jobs in Tipperary and Limerick.
Careers 29.Aug.2014 08:41
While its revenues fell 6pc to €1.2bn for the full year, Eircom says its revenue declines are slowing. The telecoms operator reported its eighth consecutive quarter of EBITDA stability.
Business 29.Aug.2014 07:49
Prof Mary Cannon is exploring risk factors in young people for later psychosis, and she is among the top researchers globally in the field.
Innovation 29.Aug.2014 07:00