Ten nuggets of knowledge to take away for the weekend, including: 24 female founders crashing the tech party; Facebook moves UK ad sales to the UK for tax transparency; and Oculus founder challenges Apple to make a better Mac.
The tech scene is the place to be in business these days, and these female founders refuse to be left out in the cold.
The CEO of $3.2bn a year daily deals site Groupon Rich Williams says the company is at its heart a data-driven business focused on empowering local businesses all over the world to win new customers through a combination of mobile, location and context.
Following intense pressure from the UK government, Facebook’s operations in the country is to stop routing its biggest advertising clients through Ireland, therefore keeping millions of pounds within the UK’s coffers.
The NDRC Female Founders programme is open for applications, with €55,000 worth of investment up for grabs.
Our poor long-suffering mothers are up for their annual day of appreciation this Sunday (6 March), when Mother’s Day dawns, which will see bunches of flowers and badly-cooked breakfasts being presented to mothers all over the country.
Kryptonite might not prove as fictional as you once thought, with a new theory put forth to create the only thing known to down Superman.
NASA’s imperious Hubble Telescope has just destroyed the cosmic distance record, successfully measuring the farthest-away galaxy ever seen in the universe.
Throwing a particularly barbed comment towards Apple, Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey has said the virtual reality (VR) headset, the Oculus Rift, won’t work on Mac until Apple releases “a good computer”.
IBM scientists have finally cracked the code to creating an efficient means of measuring temperature at the smallest possible scale, promising big things for future computing and scientific research.
To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March, some of the leading women within the Irish gaming industry will come together at DogPatch Labs in Dublin to highlight what women are bringing to the table in game development.
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