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New Media 19.Aug.2014 07:00
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A new start-up boot camp based in Barcelona, Spain, specifically for companies working on technology involved with the internet of things (IoT) and big data, is now accepting applications.
Start-ups 18.Aug.2014 15:49
US space agency NASA has taken a further step in developing enormous solar sails for longer-lasting and more efficient absorption of solar energy capable of being used on spacecraft and near-Earth stations.
Clean Tech 18.Aug.2014 14:45
Data protection solutions provider Proofpoint, Inc is to create 94 new jobs in Belfast on the back of a stg£6m investment to broaden the distribution and support networks for its suite of products.
Careers 18.Aug.2014 14:21
In our round-up of the weekend’s top tech news, we look at stories on those employed by the growing sharing economy in the US and Verizon’s copper customers, among others.
Business 18.Aug.2014 10:55
Despite the vast majority of North Korea’s citizens restricted from accessing the internet, IPs located within government buildings appear to be downloading UK TV and pornography.
Comms 18.Aug.2014 10:38
Three weeks and 60,000km later, a robot named hitchBOT made out of household items has hitchhiked its way across Canada, having relied entirely on the kindness of strangers.
Innovation 18.Aug.2014 10:00
A look at gadget happenings, as Sony’s Xperia Z2 survives six weeks underwater, and crowdfunders race to pay for Skully’s smart motorcycle helmet.
Digital Life 18.Aug.2014 09:53
One mother and app designer has created an app that shuts down a child’s phone until he or she returns a call from their parent.
New Media 18.Aug.2014 09:12
As more students who had undertaken this year’s Leaving Cert applied for STEM subjects in college, the number of points required for science has risen by 10 to 515.
Innovation 18.Aug.2014 08:38