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Tech - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Facebook ordered to pay $500 million in Oculus Rift theft case

The lawsuit claimed Oculus founder Palmer Luckey developed the virtual reality gear using source code illegally obtained from the gaming firm.

Co Clare 'loner' avoids jail after posting photos of 19 local teenage girls to porn site

Evan Meehan was ordered to seek professional help.

Irish tech executives say Trump's travel ban 'makes no sense morally or economically'

Stripe and Intercom are matching public donations made to the American Civil Liberties Union.

Tech - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

An Irishman's joke BBC breaking news ticker has become a huge meme

It sums up the horror of every news story these days.

A new app wants to help you find car parking space in Dublin

The app also maps your route to the parking space.

Tech - Monday 30 January, 2017

Ireland's first legit drone drop landed on a boat at the weekend

The drone delivered medical supplies and food to the boat in Dun Laoghaire.

Tech - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Babestation TV models are coming to Mayo (but the minister won't be meeting them)

A spokesperson for the minister said he will “absolutely not” attend a meeting.

Tech - Monday 23 January, 2017

Samsung confirms faulty batteries led to exploding phones

The South Korean manufacturer lost billions in profit as a result of the phon

Tech - Friday 20 January, 2017

Security experts concerned about data collected by popular beauty filter app

The app has hundreds of millions of users – but are they aware of the permissions they have agreed to?

Tech - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Watch: SpaceX rocket makes textbook touchdown on droneship Pitch Perfect This post contains videos

Watch: SpaceX rocket makes textbook touchdown on droneship

The landing comes four months after a costly launchpad explosion of a SpaceX rocket.

Tech - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Whatsapp denies claims of a 'backdoor' into the messages of its 1 billion users

The Facebook owned company has flatly denied a report by The Guardian.

Tech - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Watch: The bizarre moment US news network C-Span was 'taken over' by Russia Today Moscow Calling This post contains videos

Watch: The bizarre moment US news network C-Span was 'taken over' by Russia Today

Russia Today is the Moscow-backed English language new network.

Amazon to create 100,000 full-time jobs in US in next 18 months

Donald Trump is claiming to have played a role in the move.

Robots should be given legal status as 'electronic persons' and fitted with 'kill switches' - EU

An EU committee has made a raft of recommendations about the future of AI.

The science of the Cork accent: This year's BT Young Scientist expo is already turning heads

From skateboard equations to cancer research, the BT Young Scientist continues to break records and open doors.

Tech - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Snapchat shrugs off Brexit fears to choose London over Dublin for new HQ

Facebook, Google and LinkedIn all previously chose Ireland for their EMEA base.

Tech - Saturday 7 January, 2017

China wants to go back to the moon and it could happen as soon as next year

The country has plans to get to Mars by 2020.

Tech - Friday 6 January, 2017

Dublin's Port Tunnel is getting a new system to catch people speeding

The cameras calculate car speed based on how long it takes motorists to get through the tunnel.

Tech - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Apple boss Tim Cook will NOT be coming to Leinster House

Cook was invited to speak before the Oireachtas Finance Committee.

Tech - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Donald Trump tweets backing of Julian Assange and mocks US intelligence agencies Allies This post contains videos

Donald Trump tweets backing of Julian Assange and mocks US intelligence agencies

The US President-elect continues to defy conventions.

Tech - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

These are the easiest smartphone games to play with one hand

Or if you want to hold a cup of tea or coffee while you play. Your choice really.

Tech - Monday 2 January, 2017

Problems with your phone? Here are the most common causes

If you take some pre-emptive measures now, it can save you a lot of trouble.

Tech - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Want to get a bargain in the January sales? Don't jump in headfirst

Just because something you like is on sale doesn’t necessarily mean it’s worth getting.

Even the head of Google couldn't answer one of their interview questions

You’re the captain of a ship that finds treasure…

Tech - Friday 30 December, 2016

The world's highest bridge is more than four Spires tall and it just opened in China Don't Look Down This post contains videos

The world's highest bridge is more than four Spires tall and it just opened in China

Dublin’s Spire is 120m high, this new bridge stands at over half a kilometre.

Tech - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Struggling to get a good night's sleep? Ditch those alarm apps for a start

Sleep hygiene is a priority for our tech-obsessed society in 2017.

The internet is full of free stuff and these are the ones worth downloading

Cause everyone likes free, useful stuff, right?

Amazon's 'Alexa' device could have evidence on the death of a man found in a hot tub

Prosecutors want Amazon to see if there are potential clues on the device.

Tech - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Poll: How many TV shows do you make sure to catch every week? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How many TV shows do you make sure to catch every week?

What shows do you mark on your scheduled?

Need to keep the kids entertained? These apps will help

And you can do it without them accessing other parts of your phone or tablet.

Tech - Monday 26 December, 2016

Own a drone? These tips will help you take great photos with one

For one, don’t ever shoot in JPEG. It’s not worth it.

Looking through old family photos? Here's a simple way of digitising them

Make sure you never lose that cherished photo of you with a bowl cut, giving the peace sign.

Tech - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Did you get a drone for Christmas? Don't fly it straight away

You should check a few things first before you go on your maiden flight.

Tech - Saturday 24 December, 2016

In need of a good party game? These smartphone apps will help liven things up

Who would have thought your smartphone could be useful for party games.

Tech - Friday 23 December, 2016

Here are ways you can privately share photos with your friends and family

Not everyone wants to use Facebook or email to share their special moments.

Tech - Thursday 22 December, 2016

It's official - Facebook makes you miserable, according to new research

People’s emotional life improves significantly when they quit the social network for a week, a study found.

Uber has put the brakes on its self-driving cars in California

Self-driving Uber cars were being tested in defiance of a state order to halt the programme.

Tech - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Want an easy way to improve your outdoor photos? HDR can help

In certain situations, it can solve the brightness problem that outdoor photos can suffer from.

Tech - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

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We have an exciting opportunity coming up for bright new talent.

Dublin could be getting 800 new solar-powered smart rubbish bins Litter This post contains videos

Dublin could be getting 800 new solar-powered smart rubbish bins

The bins compact the litter so they can hold more.