Search giant Google reported fourth quarter revenues of US$18.1bn for the fourth quarter as the online advertising cash machine continued to spew out cash. The company reported a profit of US$4.76bn for the quarter.
Business 29.Jan.2015 21:52
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Unbeknownst to many, a French coder has been attempting to make the smallest playable chess computer game and has succeeded with his 487 byte game, BootChess.
Digital Life 29.Jan.2015 17:16
The European Southern Observatory (ESO) has captured in stunning new images the menacing cometary globule designated CG4, sometimes referred to as the ‘mouth of the beast’.
Innovation 29.Jan.2015 16:16
A new €1.6m fund provided by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and the Irish Government will provide crucial funding for 39 initiatives that are aiming to put STEM at the forefront of Ireland’s future generations.
Innovation 29.Jan.2015 15:32
Eugene Hillary, director of international operations at Tableau Software, discusses the company’s need for multilingual employees who are passionate about data.
Careers 29.Jan.2015 15:00
Semiconductor company Qualcomm has cut its financial outlook for the current financial year on the back of the loss of a ‘large customer’ for one of its products, the Snapdragon 810 processor.
Business 29.Jan.2015 14:27
The growth of crops for biofuels is detrimental to the environment in some ways, and only adds to the food crisis around the world, a report released this morning suggests.
Clean Tech 29.Jan.2015 12:11
Ireland’s first dedicated banking hackathon will take place this weekend at the NDRC in Dublin. Organised by Ulster Bank, it aims to bring together more than 120 coders, designers, mentors and investors.
Start-ups 29.Jan.2015 12:00
Galway-based med-tech start-up Capsos Medical has raised €2.2m in funding from the AIB Seed Capital Fund to pioneer its new treatment for unblocking arteries.
Start-ups 29.Jan.2015 11:47
A new SURE tax incentive to help people start their own businesses and a 60pc increase in ICT graduates are key measures of the latest step in Ireland’s plan to achieve full employment by 2018.
Careers 29.Jan.2015 11:16
A new software update for DJI-made drones will see all flights disabled around not just the White House in Washington, DC, but also the thousands of airports in the US.
Digital Life 29.Jan.2015 11:06
A mysterious QR code projected onto the front of Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and dotted around campus has taught a significant number of people a valuable lesson in securing your own data.
Enterprise 29.Jan.2015 10:23
Messaging platform Slack has bought Screenhero, bringing voice chat and the ability for multiple users to work on one screen into its suite of services.
Business 29.Jan.2015 10:15
ICON, a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical-device industries, is creating a new global innovation hub in Ireland, bringing 200 jobs for the country.
Careers 29.Jan.2015 10:10
Google is fighting back against accusations of cosying up to governments by denying it did nothing to prevent the US government from gaining access to the data of three of its employees.
Enterprise 29.Jan.2015 09:46
Working much like they already do on iOS devices, Microsoft’s Office applications have been given a full release on Android tablets.
New Media 29.Jan.2015 08:31