Microsoft’s attempt to create a multimedia entertainment console for people’s living rooms appears to have failed after the company admitted it is to close Xbox Entertainment Studios to focus on gaming.
Business 18.Jul.2014 10:25
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Google marks Nelson Mandela Day with a Doodle celebrating what would have been the former South African president’s 96th birthday.
Digital Life 18.Jul.2014 10:23
Not content with just creating the Oculus Rift headset, Oculus VR is now looking to expand into motion-sense handheld hardware, as well what it’s calling a “more immersive experience”.
Digital Life 18.Jul.2014 09:40
The value of investment in Irish companies in 2013 under the Enterprise Ireland Seed and Venture Capital Programme has risen 9pc to €59m. The number of Irish companies that benefited increased 12pc to 94 firms.
Start-ups 18.Jul.2014 08:00
IT leaders should remember the lessons they learned during the bad times and use these lessons to ensure they maximise their budgets during a period of growth, says SMBC Aviation Capital’s head of IT Lavinia Morris.
Enterprise 18.Jul.2014 07:35
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New Media 18.Jul.2014 07:10
Dr Niamh Shaw wants to go to space, and the scientist-turned-performer is making a show about it.
Innovation 18.Jul.2014 07:00
In the aftermath of its acquisition of Nokia’s Devices and Services business, Microsoft has begun a restructuring plan that will see 18,000 jobs cut, or 14pc of its global workforce.
Business 17.Jul.2014 19:15
A new report examining distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks in the first half of 2014 has shown that incidents are increasing exponentially at 20Gbps.
Enterprise 17.Jul.2014 16:48
The new stg£6.8m Advanced Engineering Competence Centre in Belfast will focus on developing innovative solutions in the advanced engineering sector and aim to transform research into commercial success.
Innovation 17.Jul.2014 16:00
Charles Darwin’s written documentation about his five-year journey to and from the Galapagos Islands, which inspired his theory of evolution, has been made available online.
New Media 17.Jul.2014 15:17
Amazon accidentally leaked the first indication it is to launch a monthly subscription service called Kindle Unlimited that will give unlimited access to Kindle books and audiobooks.
New Media 17.Jul.2014 12:07
“It's like Instagram and WhatsApp had a love child!” That’s how Soundwave CEO Brendan O’Driscoll describes the next-generation Soundwave app that went live today with new messaging features.
New Media 17.Jul.2014 11:45
In what is claimed to be a world first, the Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) has begun piloting a scheme to allow people to plan for the end of their life online.
Digital Life 17.Jul.2014 10:31
Ireland’s official singles chart is catching up with the times and will now include streaming data in its rankings.
Digital Life 17.Jul.2014 10:06