Google has launched a new fitness app for Android phones that allows users to keep track of their activity levels and monitor their fitness goals.
Digital Life 29.Oct.2014 10:43
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Ireland has retained the top position for the quality of its foreign direct investment and is the top ranking destination for ‘added value’, according to the IBM 2014 Global Location Trends report.
Business 29.Oct.2014 10:43
In a surprising turnaround for the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has called on his followers to accept the theories of evolution and the Big Bang, dismissing the notion that God is a ‘magician’.
Innovation 29.Oct.2014 10:31
The battle for mobile wallet supremacy looks to be intensifying, as new reports suggest US retailer consortium the Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX) will fine members for accepting Apple Pay.
Digital Life 29.Oct.2014 09:44
Limerick brothers John and Patrick Collison’s Silicon Valley e-payments start-up Stripe is going from strength to strength and has just hired former Google X division executive Claire Johnson as its new head of operations.
Start-ups 29.Oct.2014 08:10
Google has created a colourful new doodle to honour French sculptor, painter and filmmaker Niki de Saint Phalle, whose 84th birthday would have been today.
Digital Life 29.Oct.2014 07:46
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Digital Life 29.Oct.2014 07:28
An unmanned Antares rocket delivering supplies to the International Space Station exploded just seconds after lift-off at a launch pad on Wallops Island, Virginia.
Innovation 29.Oct.2014 07:05
Facebook is indeed an almost fully fledged mobile beast, with mobile ads accounting for 66pc of revenues in the third quarter. The company reported revenues of US$3.2bn and a net profit of US$806m for the quarter.
Business 28.Oct.2014 20:51
At the Innovation Ireland Forum, experts from Intel, ESB, TSSG and UCD Earth Institute discussed the remarkable potential of the internet of things (IoT), as well as the security and privacy challenges of a connected world.
Innovation 28.Oct.2014 18:50
The Innovation Ireland Forum 2014 brought together some of the brightest minds in industry, academia and entrepreneurship to discuss the future of technology in our society.
Innovation 28.Oct.2014 18:14
Experts in design and consumer experience from companies such as TechShop, Airbnb, Kano and Paul Cocksedge Studio will be on the panel at this weekend’s upcoming Hardware Hackathon in Dublin.
Start-ups 28.Oct.2014 17:20
While the Gamergate online movement continues to draw attention, a new data mining study suggests 25pc of accounts tweeting about it have been created in the last two months.
New Media 28.Oct.2014 17:10
At Friday’s Innovation Ireland Forum in Dublin, the first panel discussion revolved around research funding and STEM education in Ireland.
Innovation 28.Oct.2014 16:54
Top telcos’ technical response to the Irish Government’s National Broadband Plan reveals an ambition to surpass proposed EU speeds, and even reach up to 2.5Gbps in rural areas in the coming years.
Comms 28.Oct.2014 16:30