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Dublin: 6 °C Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Tech - Saturday 22 April, 2017

No Facebook, no WhatsApp: Three things we learned from a digital detox

Housemates Dermot and Darren decided to undertake a digital detox to try and spur them on to use their phone less. As part of our Live A Better Life series, they tell us what they learned.

Tech - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Google weaves storytelling, AI and 3D imagery to create 'stunning' new Earth app Immerse Yourself This post contains videos

Google weaves storytelling, AI and 3D imagery to create 'stunning' new Earth app

“You can literally carry the whole world in your pocket,” said Google’s Gopal Shah.

Tech - Monday 17 April, 2017

New wireless cameras to revolutionise care of premature babies

The skin sensors currently used to monitor vital signs in babies born prematurely generate false alarms in up to 90% of cases.

Tech - Friday 14 April, 2017

Here's what you need to know about Eir's record fine from the telecoms watchdog

The company blamed the weather for delivering poor phone services in 2015.

Tech - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Burger King advert tricked into telling customers the food contains 'cyanide' and 'rat meat' Whopper Mistake This post contains videos

Burger King advert tricked into telling customers the food contains 'cyanide' and 'rat meat'

The interactive ad voice-activates the google search on a phone but pranksters edited the Whopper’s wikipedia entry.

Tech - Monday 10 April, 2017

'Zero prospect' of recovery after Great Barrier Reef decimated by the heat and Cyclone Debbie

The damage caused by Cyclone Debbie could be severe, say scientists.

Tech - Friday 7 April, 2017

Community Employment places to be expanded as Varadkar calls them 'essential' and 'worthwhile'

The minister says the schemes “do work that has to be done”.

US abandons lawsuit to unmask owner of anti-Trump Twitter account

The American Civil Liberties Union said this was a “big victory for free speech and right to dissent”.

Tech - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Germany to fine tech giants up to €50 million for hate speech and fake news

A Syrian refugee recently lost a court case after he was targetted by Facebook trolls over a photo with Angela Merkel.

Over 300 jobs being created at IT firm in Dublin

The jobs will be filled over the next three years.

Tech - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Donald Trump has moved from Android to iPhone

Trump had been using an older Android device, belived to be a Samsung.

Tech - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Dublin man who used Darknet to download 300 child abuse images avoids jail

The judge said that while it was an “odious crime” the number of images was not high relative to other cases.

Tech - Sunday 26 March, 2017

UK government demand access to WhatsApp messages after London attack

It’s been reported that the 52-year-old Briton who killed four people in Westminster used WhatsApp moments before the assault.

Tech - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Meet the gym owner who moved back in with his parents to launch an Airbnb for cars

Vehicle rental startup Fleet is due to launch in Ireland next month.

Tech - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Wikileaks releases CIA hacks of Apple devices (that users can't undo)

Security experts say the exploits are plausible, but suggest they pose little threat to typical users as they require physical access to devices.

Tech - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Chicago police investigate alleged rape of teen streamed on Facebook

Police chief Eddie Johnson was approached by the girl’s mother who showed him graphic photos of the incident.

Banning laptops on flights was prompted by 'credible' reports of potential IS attacks

Affected airlines have until Saturday to implement the restrictions.

'One million tonnes of food are wasted in Ireland each year, people know that's wrong'

FoodCloud, an organisation helping to combat this, has gone from strength to strength in the last five years.

Tech - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Here are the new updates Apple announced this morning

Apple just announced a load of new products today.

Tech - Sunday 19 March, 2017

In Youghal, one businessman prays for storms to test his high-speed 'stealth boats'

Cork firm Safehaven Marine sells its vessels as far afield as the Middle East and Asia.

Tech - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Chaos at gaming event in Dublin as crowd queues for hours before being turned away

Gamercon has been accused of selling more tickets than Dublin’s Convention Centre can legally hold.

Tech - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

The family at the centre of THAT viral interview are back for another one Happy Families This post contains videos

The family at the centre of THAT viral interview are back for another one

The kids steal the show once more.

Tech - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Why Samsung's 360 camera is perfect... if you're a Samsung fanboy

Review: The Gear 360 is a nice piece of kit, but will only work with a select few high-end Samsung smartphones.

Tech - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Assange accuses CIA of 'devastating incompetence' and warns he has a lot more info to leak

US officials told CNN that a federal criminal investigation was being opened into the leak.

Tech - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

TVs used to spy on people? Tech industry keen to reassure public following Wikileaks hack

Apple, Microsoft and Samsung have all said they’re looking into the report.

Tech - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here are the main stories this morning as we get into the middle of the week.

Apple Pay is now available in Ireland Rockin' Cashless This post contains videos

Apple Pay is now available in Ireland

You can now tap your iPhone like a contactless card.

Tech - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Trinity breakthrough means a computer hard-disk’s capacity could be increased by 1,000

The discovery could revolutionise computing as we know it.

Tech - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Tech - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

A family-owned cake maker has raised over €6m for a new factory in Tallaght

Broderick’s makes bars and cakes sold in coffee shops and retail stores.

Tech - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Apple is changing the iPhone's charging port again

The switch to a USB-C port would put the Apple product on par with others across the industry.

Tech - Monday 27 February, 2017

'No Drone Zone': Dublin Airport launches campaign to safeguard flying space

There were 856 cases worldwide where drones got close to an aircraft between 2013 and 2015.

Poll: Should sex education deal with sexting and pornography? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should sex education deal with sexting and pornography?

Should they be part of the curriculum?

Back from the dead: Nokia relaunches the iconic 3310

The iconic phone was relaunched alongside three new smartphones from Nokia.

Tech - Friday 24 February, 2017

British extremist gets 5-year jail term over hate crimes on social media

Evidence against Creighton included an image of Hitler posted online alongside the message “kill the Muslims”.

Tech - Thursday 23 February, 2017

A US judge has ruled you have a right to know all these actors' ages

The Screen Actors Guild thinks publishing actor’s ages leads to discrimination.

Tech - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Galway mathematicians have found a way of making Batman's cape

NUI Galway mathematicians’ research makes Batman that bit more real.

Russia accused of cyberattacks in another election - This time in France

Supports of Emmanuel Macron say he is being targeted.

Poll: Do you get dragged into doing work while off-duty? Always On This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you get dragged into doing work while off-duty?

A new study has shown its contributing to people’s stress.

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