Ten nuggets of knowledge to take away for the weekend, including: Dublin as Europe’s start-up go-to location; Siri’s sassy remarks; and UPC renames as Virgin.
Ireland’s Government harbours ambitions to make Ireland the go-to place in Europe for start-ups.
Cable TV and broadband player UPC is to be renamed Virgin Media in Ireland, the company confirmed today (28 August).
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Liam Casey’s PCH has joined forces with pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to jointly develop and accelerate the next wave of consumer health hardware start-ups.
For the first time ever more than 1bn people used Facebook in a single day — that’s one in seven people on Earth, according to Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Ahead of this weekend’s George Boole Bicentenary Celebration at University College CorK (UCC), director for the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC), Dr Ken Ford, said he believes that artificial intelligence (AI) shouldn’t imitate humans, but aid them.
The Intel Women in Technology scholarship programme this week opened to applications from female students across a range of science, engineering and technology courses.
Apple’s big event on 9 September is expected to include the launch of the iPhone 6s, the follow up to the immensely successful iPhone 6. But if you want early information, Siri’s not willing to play ball.
One of the growing number of 3D-printing organisations aimed at aiding people missing limbs, Limbitless, has launched a crowdfunding project to help send its devices to Syria.
The countdown is on for Apple fanatics to finally see what the company’s iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will bring, but current rumours suggest that the company is bumping up its camera hardware.
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