From Europe’s top 100 start-ups to the great broadband divide, we cover all the important areas in the sci-tech world this week.
Here it is, our Europe Start-up 100 list of companies to watch in 2017, in the areas of fintech, SaaS, data, web, mobile, gaming, internet of things and much more.
A campaign driven by Accenture Ireland led to the unveiling of the first portraits of women to adorn the walls of the Royal Irish Academy.
There has been a 42pc surge in the number of VDSL connections in Ireland and for the first time, VDSL has the largest share of broadband lines. But don’t be fooled – the digital divide is as wide as it ever was.
As one of his final acts in office, outgoing US president Barack Obama has ordered a full review of cyberattacks and possible foreign interventions that may have taken place during November’s presidential elections.
Irish research needs balance, funding and an interdisciplinary approach to flourish and attract the world’s greatest research talent, says IRC chair Prof Jane Ohlmeyer.
Data and technology are the new materials that will influence the future of fashion, said Fossil president and CTO in charge of connected devices, Sonny Vu.
Ireland’s successful run of consecutive European Digital Girl of the Year awards ended with Cerys Lock and Gabrijela Juric, from England and Croatia respectively, taking 2016’s prize.
Do you have an idea of what you want to do over the course of your career? Do you know how to achieve that? Hays’s Jane McNeill offers tips for completing your career bucket list.
Politics, sport and celebrity deaths were the takeaway themes from Facebook’s year in review, with elections both sides of the Atlantic topping the charts.
Google is opening up its home assistant to developers to help bridge the gap to Amazon’s Alexa service, already making waves in living rooms throughout the world.