Firefox is attempting to bring virtual reality (VR) to the widest audience possible as it releases an early build of its WebVR Firefox Nightly and Developer browser versions for use with the Oculus Rift.
New Media 26.Jan.2015 11:58
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After many trials and tribulations, bitcoin appears to be heading for mainstream acceptance following the opening of its first licensed US exchange.
Business 26.Jan.2015 11:25
The viagogo Group is doubling its workforce in Ireland after opening a new operations centre in Limerick.
Careers 26.Jan.2015 11:19
Facebook is testing a new ‘Lite’ version of its Android app specially tailored for low-end mobile devices in emerging markets.
New Media 26.Jan.2015 11:08
This week in gadget treatments, a baby gets the Batman treatment, a skateboard gets the electric treatment and a worm gets the robot treatment.
Digital Life 26.Jan.2015 10:30
Those who say ‘the truth is out there’ will now be able to live the lives of Fox Mulder or Dana Scully by searching through 130,000 pages relating to UFOs gathered under FOI requests.
New Media 26.Jan.2015 10:17
Hacking group ‘The Lizard Squad’ has attacked the official website of Malaysia Airlines.
Enterprise 26.Jan.2015 09:56
WikiLeaks is turning the screw against Google by sending an open letter to the internet search giant, protesting the reasons it handed the NSA emails from Google staff in March 2012.
Enterprise 26.Jan.2015 09:14
Musician Zoë Keating has revealed she was told to sign on to YouTube’s new Music Key service otherwise her channel would be blocked and she would lose all YouTube’s monetisation options.
Digital Life 26.Jan.2015 08:13
Four lords today will propose changes to the Snooper’s Charter upheld by UK Prime Minister David Cameron, which aims to give intelligence agencies greater powers to snoop on encrypted communications.
Comms 26.Jan.2015 07:30
Gigglebit is Siliconrepublic’s daily dose of the funny and fantastic in science and tech, to help start your day on a lighter note.
Digital Life 26.Jan.2015 07:00
A digest of the top business technology news stories from the past week, beginning with Hutchison Whampoa confirming talks to buy mobile carrier O2 UK for €13.5bn.
Business 26.Jan.2015 06:00
Cloud storage player Box’s IPO on the New York Stock Exchange yesterday was a roaring success, with shares closing the day at US$23.23, up 66pc, giving the company a market value of US$2.7bn.
Business 24.Jan.2015 10:27
Gigglebit is Siliconrepublic’s daily dose of the funny and fantastic in science and tech, to help start your day on a lighter note. Today US President Barack Obama’s State of the Nation becomes a Songify the News mix.
Digital Life 24.Jan.2015 10:10