From 31 of the best Irish start-ups and entrepreneurs to cutting-edge innovation, we cover all the important areas in the sci-tech world this week.
1. Which of these 31 start-ups has what it takes to impress Google?
Spoiled for choice, Google has selected 31 start-ups and entrepreneurs to compete in this year’s Adopt a Startup accelerator – but who are they?
2. Brian Caulfield interview: ‘Ireland’s great for start-ups, tough for entrepreneurs’
It’s time to end Ireland’s CGT and share options scandal, urges Draper Esprit’s Brian Caulfield.
3. Career Zoo workshops will introduce tech jobseekers to the industry
Jobseekers will get an interactive insight into some of the biggest sectors in tech at Career Zoo’s new workshops.
4. Facebook encourages users to go ‘as Gaeilge’ for SnaG
Barbara Nic Dhonnacha reports from the launch of Seachtain na Gaeilge 2017 at Facebook’s Dublin HQ.
5. Delivering a ‘double whammy’ against ovarian cancer
Prof Tracy Robson is collaborating with Almac Discovery on a new, potentially multitasking cancer treatment. Claire O’Connell investigates.
6. Interxion to ‘power on’ €28m data centre in west Dublin
The data centre industry in Ireland continues to thrive, says Interxion’s Tanya Duncan.
7. Bringing blockchain to the world of food traceability
TechWatch’s Emily McDaid spoke to Brendan Smyth of Arc-net, a food traceability start-up that uses blockchain to ensure authenticity.
8. A single typo brought Amazon Web Services to a grinding halt
Amazon has learned a valuable lesson after a costly outage of its Amazon Web Services was found to be caused by a single typo.
9. On the Vodafone enterprise product team, no two days are the same
Do you aspire to lead a department some day? How confident are you about what that entails?
10. How to write a killer LinkedIn summary
We all know how painstaking it can be to write a cover letter. Your LinkedIn summary can be just as daunting but, in today’s society, it can be even more important.