YouTube has made the switch from Adobe Flash to HTML5 videos after several years of trials and testing.
New Media 28.Jan.2015 11:04
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Marketed as the most secure smartphone on the market, the Blackphone has had to quickly fix a serious vulnerability that allowed it to be accessed with the help of a relatively simple SMS hack.
Enterprise 28.Jan.2015 10:53
Kaspersky Labs has discovered remarkably similar codes in the recently revealed ‘QWERTY’ malware and Regin, an espionage tool discovered last year and linked to the Five Eyes Alliance.
Enterprise 28.Jan.2015 10:05
A solar system has been discovered that draws many similarities with our own, the difference being, this one is the oldest one ever discovered at 11.2bn-years-old.
Innovation 28.Jan.2015 09:44
Dublin entrepreneur Patrick Leddy’s next-generation marketing company Pulsate has landed a US$1.2m investment in a round that includes PayPal and Dunnhumby Ventures as investors.
Start-ups 28.Jan.2015 08:51
Snapchat can now offer users more than their friends' hastily taken photos following the roll out of its new 'Discover' feature which offers updates from news outlets.
New Media 28.Jan.2015 08:39
Yahoo! is to spin out its 15pc stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba into a separate entity SpinCo. Last night Yahoo! reported US$1.2bn in revenues, which includes US$254m in mobile ad revenue.
Business 28.Jan.2015 08:25
The Apple Watch is “right on schedule” and will ship in April, Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed last night. In what has to be the first time an Apple CEO confirmed a shipping date, Cook said his expectations “are very high.”
Digital Life 28.Jan.2015 07:22
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Innovation 28.Jan.2015 07:00
The Apple juggernaut keeps on rolling as the Californian tech giant has just posted first quarter revenues of US$74.6bn and profits of US$18bn after selling a whopping number of iPhones and iPad devices.
Business 27.Jan.2015 21:46
A team of researchers from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) in the US are claiming to have discovered the ‘switch’ that could make us thirsty regardless of when we have last had a drink.
Innovation 27.Jan.2015 17:42
Six early-stage start-ups have been selected to take part in Accenture Ireland’s inaugural FinTech Innovation Lab Dublin.
Start-ups 27.Jan.2015 17:20
The network that underpins all mobile communications in the world has been compromised, and it’s up to mobile operators to sort it out.
Comms 27.Jan.2015 16:59
A collaborative research project with teams from Cork, Northern Ireland and the US are aiming to develop a solar-powered carbon emission converter that would turn waste product into useable fuel.
Clean Tech 27.Jan.2015 16:54
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has revealed an ambitious plan to end over-zealous surveillance by the NSA, beginning with a campaign to get tech firms to harden their systems against surveillance or tapping.
Enterprise 27.Jan.2015 16:31