Ten nuggets of knowledge to take away for the weekend, including: Netflix shock move to shut down VPN users; Dublin teen’s cancer breakthrough, and Ireland is home of the cloud.
Netflix, which recently went live in 190 countries worldwide, is to get tough on users of proxy services like VPNs that bypass country restrictions to access more film and TV content.
Many Irish start-ups are now dealing in medtech, a growing industry in which innovation can have a profound impact.
Renuka Chintapalli is making discoveries about the biology of cancer – and she’s still only 16.
Ireland is now the first choice in Europe for many tech giants’ expansions based on a proven track record, especially in cloud.
The acquisition of EE by BT, which brings together the UK’s largest fixed telecoms business and the UK’s largest mobile telecoms business, has been cleared by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).
A delegation of anti-terrorism officials from the White House has called on tech companies in Silicon Valley to come up with tools to help defeat radicalisation.
It’s been 15 years since Wikipedia first graced our computer screens, and in that time there have been millions upon millions of edits to articles, with the site revealing its top 15 most-edited articles to mark its birthday.
British astronaut Time Peake will today (15 January) boldly go where no British person has gone before as he exits the International Space Station (ISS) on his first spacewalk.
The largest supernova ever witnessed by astronomers is underway, above your head, as you read this. The radiation spewing out equates to that of “hundreds of billions of suns”.
An image surfaced online recently that caught us way off guard. What was merely a loving family photo looked incredibly odd and hard to decipher. Why? Well, perspective, of course. It seems optical illusions are everywhere, you just have to look.
Netflix cat image via Shutterstock
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