The humble rubber band could soon become a hi-tech wearable sensor with the addition of the wonder material graphene that could have a number of uses, from healthcare to fashion.
Innovation 20.Aug.2014 10:12
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Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has decided to step down from the company’s board to focus on basketball and teaching, and enjoy the benefits of being a chief shareholder.
Business 20.Aug.2014 09:18
Flimsy age restrictions aren’t keeping digital natives from accessing online content, so are child-friendly accounts from Google et al the answer?
New Media 20.Aug.2014 07:49
The US military’s research and development wing DARPA is looking to change the 100-year-old design of the tank from one based on heavy armour to faster hi-tech vehicles.
Innovation 20.Aug.2014 07:30
Samsung Electronics America has agreed to acquire Quietside, a distribution channel for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) products, for an undisclosed sum.
Business 19.Aug.2014 15:47
The presiding judge of the Berlin Administrative Court today has suspended a ban on Uber’s mobile ride-sharing app ‘until further notice’.
Business 19.Aug.2014 13:01
Irish-born musician and enigmatic DJ Aphex Twin has released details of his first album in 13 years - that are only accessible through the Tor anonymous browser.
New Media 19.Aug.2014 12:39
Just when you thought the furore over Flappy Bird had gone, its creator Dong Nguyen has shown off his latest creation, Swing Copters, which makes an annoying game even more annoying.
Digital Life 19.Aug.2014 12:03
Businesses and public-sector bodies in Ireland have one more month to prepare for e-Day, the day Government departments and offices, local authorities and State agencies will no longer issue or accept cheques.
Business 19.Aug.2014 10:59
After months of speculation, the first images and details of video-sharing site YouTube’s music subscription service, YouTube Music Key, have been showcased online.
Digital Life 19.Aug.2014 10:21
Wi-Fi network operator Bitbuzz has reported an 11pc year-on-year increase in revenue to €1,102,153 for the first half of 2014, driven by demand for Wi-Fi in hotel rooms.
Business 19.Aug.2014 09:51
Alexandre Ferreira, head of SharePoint development at Storm Technology, tells us why he chose Ireland as a place to live and work, and how he has found greater balance between the two.
Careers 19.Aug.2014 09:50