Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer has declared “we are not satisified” after the internet giant posted a 4pc decline in second-quarter revenue, from US$1.13m in the year-ago quarter to US$1.08m.
Business 16.Jul.2014 10:45
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After much criticism, Google+ has given up on its requirement for people signing up to the social network to use their real name.
New Media 16.Jul.2014 10:35
Samsung has reportedly completed a deal to acquire SmartThings, the start-up behind an easy and open smart-home platform, for US$200m.
Business 16.Jul.2014 10:22
Alan Mulally, the former president and CEO of Ford Motor Company and the man once tipped to be a frontrunner in Microsoft’s search for a new CEO has joined internet search giant Google’s board of directors.
Business 16.Jul.2014 09:23
Apple has forged a global partnership with IBM in a move that will open the Californian technology player up to opportunities in the lucrative enterprise space and see IBM sell iPhones and iPads optimised for enterprise mobility.
Enterprise 16.Jul.2014 07:09
With estimates forecasting that another 1bn users will be online by 2017, this infographic examines global connectivity in terms of the changes already indicated by growing trends.
Comms 16.Jul.2014 06:28
Almost five months to the day that the Google Chromecast went on sale in the UK, the streaming dongle is now officially on sale in Ireland from the Google Play Store.
Digital Life 15.Jul.2014 19:00
London-based start-up accelerator Seedcamp has raised US$30m in funding from global investors to evolve its accelerator model to achieve the goal of creating US$1bn businesses across Europe.
Start-ups 15.Jul.2014 16:36
A shortage of people with skills in Java, Android and iOS development willing to work on a permanent basis is contributing to a boom in IT contracting in Ireland, a prominent IT recruiter revealed.
Careers 15.Jul.2014 15:51
Microsoft’s Cortana artificial intelligence (AI) personal assistant for Windows Phone 8.1 is about to get a whole lot smarter, thanks to the software giant’s decision to integrate academic data within its Bing search engine.
Digital Life 15.Jul.2014 14:46
A science experiment designed by students from Limerick has left the planet aboard a rocket heading for the International Space Station (ISS), to study the effects of microgravity on concrete.
Innovation 15.Jul.2014 13:01
Hutchison Whampoa’s mobile subsidiary Three Ireland has formally concluded its €850m acquisition of O2 Ireland from Telefónica, making Three effectively the second largest mobile operator in Ireland.
Comms 15.Jul.2014 12:35
So far this month, some of the world’s largest military contractors have been showcasing their future tech both for the near and far future, including a plane that splits into three, a self-healing plane, and Boston Dynamic’s robot dog.
Innovation 15.Jul.2014 12:31
Consumer electronics giant Samsung has its eyes firmly on the smart home and is joining forces with ARM, NEST and other tech firms to design a radio protocol called Thread for the smart home from the ground up.
Comms 15.Jul.2014 12:09