Europe Code Week saw Ireland hold 508 coding events, miles ahead of larger countries such as France, which held 233, Spain, which held 238 events, Germany, which held 68, and the UK, which hosted 54 events.
Innovation 20.Oct.2014 16:55
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Long before its particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider, CERN has been undertaking thousands of hours of scientific research, many of which have been photographed and are being put online.
Innovation 20.Oct.2014 16:46
Despite the uproar about U2’s new album Songs of Innocence not so innocently landing in people’s iTunes without their permission, it seems the band’s frontman Bono has been on your iOS device all along.
Digital Life 20.Oct.2014 16:19
Travel website TripAdvisor is launching a daily coding competition that will take place at next month’s Web Summit in Dublin aimed at rewarding and recognising coding talent.
Careers 20.Oct.2014 15:52
The Irish are seemingly the most polite users of mobile phones in the world, at least according to new research that has analysed the use of mobile phones internationally.
Digital Life 20.Oct.2014 13:09
Belfast-based DisplayNote Technologies, a builder of software that enables real-time collaboration across all devices, has raised €1.25m in Series A funding from the Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Venture Fund.
Start-ups 20.Oct.2014 12:59
Facebook has sent a strongly worded letter to the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) after the organisation obtained a woman’s images and used them to create a fake profile on the social network.
New Media 20.Oct.2014 12:28
A new video collating millions of the internet’s IP addresses has shown that for the vast majority of the world, the internet does indeed sleep, but not so much in North America and Western Europe.
Comms 20.Oct.2014 12:28
Lack of early stage funding is the top barrier to growth, according to two-thirds of start-ups in Ireland. Scaling support and the struggle to attract skilled staff are also barriers to growth.
Start-ups 20.Oct.2014 11:36
As part of its VentureLabs accelerator, the NDRC is calling on science-based start-ups to take part in the programme and has promised €100,000 in funding to accepted applicants.
Start-ups 20.Oct.2014 11:29
Users of Vodafone’s RED Extra plan are about to get a nice entertainment boost to accompany long winter nights after the mobile operator forged a deal with Netflix.
Digital Life 20.Oct.2014 11:19
After much anticipation, the Siding Spring comet made its close fly-by of Mars but scientists now fear that last year’s ending of the comet spotting programme could lead to an earthbound comet being missed.
Innovation 20.Oct.2014 11:00
Technology giant IBM is to pay US$1.5bn to offload an unprofitable chip-manufacturing unit to Globalfoundries Inc.
Business 20.Oct.2014 10:53
In our round-up of the weekend’s best tech reads, MacWorld Expo is going on hiatus, a 13-year-old boy with autism has become best friends with Siri, and Marc Andreessen on diversity in Silicon Valley.
Business 20.Oct.2014 10:34
A look at gadget happenings, as details of Google’s new Chromecast are found, an Indiegogo campaign is creating a wristphone, and a new ‘Swiss Army’ charger aims to make charging easier.
Digital Life 20.Oct.2014 10:30