This week’s career memes pay cheeky tribute to systems engineers, those professionals responsible for the integration of elements such as software, mechanics and electronics into a coherent and effective system.
Careers 22.Apr.2014 06:00
Dublin: 25.04.2014 03.37AM
A look at this week’s gadget happenings, as Amazon announces its first smartphone, Toshiba is to launch its first 4K laptop, and Samsung puts a 60pc mark-up on the Galaxy S5 smartphone.
Digital Life 21.Apr.2014 10:30
A digest of the top business technology news stories from the past week, beginning with the news that eight new companies have joined the Digital Hub enterprise cluster in Dublin.
Business 21.Apr.2014 06:00
We take a look at some of the most-viewed and most-shared videos on the web. This week features a witty air steward, kids baffled by a Walkman, an alternative ending for Frozen, a ghost car, a surprising salsa and more.
New Media 20.Apr.2014 11:29
You should never judge your enemy until you’ve walked a mile in his shoes. Because after doing so, you’ll be a mile further away from him and you’ll have his shoes. And you should never plan a web project without walking a mile in the shoes of your customers.
New Media 19.Apr.2014 08:00
A search engine, known as Grams, which allows people to search for a whole range of illegal items on the ‘deep web’, has been gaining attention online and worrying authorities.
Digital Life 18.Apr.2014 16:10
A candidate for Dun Laoghaire in next month’s Irish local elections, Ossian Smyth, has become the first politician on the island of Ireland to accept bitcoin donations. He said the cryptocurrency has the potential to bring more transparency to politics in Ireland.
Business 18.Apr.2014 15:21
Police officers raided a house in Peoria, Illinois, in connection with a parody Twitter account of the town’s mayor, Jim Ardis, and in what the local police described as an “internet crime”.
New Media 18.Apr.2014 15:01
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to invest €2bn in funding for low-carbon renewable-energy projects across the European Union.
Clean Tech 18.Apr.2014 13:03
Customer communications software provider VoiceSage is investing more than €100,000 in a new graphical interface for its technology platform. The company has awarded the contract to Cork firm Granite Digital.
Enterprise 18.Apr.2014 12:22
The IRFU has signed a partnership deal with Canadian technology company myplayXplay following the successful trial of its streaming-video technology during the recent RBS 6 Nations Championship.
New Media 18.Apr.2014 12:02
By 2020, the world’s population is expected to reach 7.6bn, while the number of internet-connected devices is expected to reach 50bn. This infographic looks at the growth of this internet of things and explores the barriers to its integration.
Digital Life 18.Apr.2014 11:18
A new Irish start-up called Pulsate is harnessing the marketing potential of Apple’s low-powered wireless indoor positioning technology iBeacon. Among the first brands to try the technology in Ireland is Heineken.
Start-ups 18.Apr.2014 11:11
Astronomers have discovered the first Earth-size planet orbiting a star in the habitable zone. The planet – Kepler-186f – has been described as an ‘Earth-cousin’ and was found using the Kepler space telescope.
Innovation 18.Apr.2014 10:31
Pathé News, one of the oldest newsreel film companies in the world, has put up its 85,000 video collection online, featuring some fascinating looks at the 20th century.
New Media 18.Apr.2014 09:45