Ten nuggets of knowledge to take away for the weekend, including: Apple data centre approved for Athenry; innovative bright young things; Ireland at heart of IoT revolution.
Irish planning body An Bord Pleanála has given the green light to Apple’s €850m data centre in Galway, originally announced in February 2015 but delayed by a series of objections.
As UNESCO celebrates International Youth Day 2016, we look back on the Future Leaders from Inspirefest and ask these bright young stars to shine a light on the road ahead.
Irish start-ups who are members of Entrepreneurs Anonymous (EntAnon) and who successfully apply for Competitive Start-up Fund finance from Enterprise Ireland will receive a €5,000 investment from the group.
If you think about the iconic US yellow school bus, well picture entire fleets of such buses in New York, Oklahoma and Texas connected to the internet of things to monitor safety and security all thanks to a feisty young Irish start-up called Davra Networks.
Mary Moloney is moving on from her role as CEO of CoderDojo following a period of impressive growth for the social enterprise. Claire O’Connell caught up with her.
Eight researchers took to the ResearchFest stage at this year’s Inspirefest, and if their research ideas prove fruitful, they could drastically change our futures for the better.
A team of researchers at the University of Birmingham has revealed a vulnerability that allows hackers to unlock and start the ignition of potentially hundreds of millions of Volkswagen vehicles using cheap radio equipment.
Trinity College Dublin is the first Irish university to join the LoRa Alliance, an international organisation encouraging the rapid deployment of the internet of things.
NASA’s most consistently entertaining space mission, the Hubble Space Telescope, has just discovered two isolated tiny dwarf galaxies heading for a ‘big city’ cluster of galaxies.
Billy West, the voice actor behind Futurama star Zapp Brannigan, has been trawling through the various infamous Donald Trump quotes of recent years. The results are fun.