Ten nuggets of knowledge to take away for the weekend, including Eir CEO wants broadband for all, voice messages on WhatsApp and inventions ahead of their time.
Eir CEO Richard Moat has said that the expected delays to the National Broadband Plan rollout are not substantial and that speed and scale will see most rural homes in Ireland receive high-speed broadband by 2019.
Next week (2 May) will mark the 497th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death. In honour of the esteemed Italian artist, polymath and inventor, we look at some of the great inventions of history that were quite simply ahead of their times.
Dublin City University (DCU) is undertaking an ambitious €230m capital development plan to transform the campus, with digital teaching spaces, on-campus accommodation, and a campus-wide digital transformation.
By blurring lines and shifting focus, new technology and how we use it is transforming financial services, inside and out
Mars is soon to welcome a new spacecraft from Earth, with SpaceX’s Dragon 2 planned to head to the red planet in 2018. But how will it work?
Some of Earth’s most-prized possessions are structures made by the human hand, and almost every one of them are under threat. But don’t worry, 3D mapping is our latest preservation too
An early-stage and very small trial of sufferers of an acute form of leukaemia has provided “exciting” results, with 93pc entering into remission.
In a major update to its Cortana artificial intelligence assistant in Windows 10, Microsoft is blocking the ability for users to use third-party search services like Google, instead ushering them in the direction of Bing.
Calling all researchers in Ireland. Get your entries in, and be in with a chance to showcase your research at Inspirefest this summer.
Reports have emerged that WhatsApp is continuing its push to handle all your daily communication needs, with a voicemail addition in the works.
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