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Tech - Yesterday’s News

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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.

Tech - Friday 17 February, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg wants Facebook to be a 'global community'

In a wide-ranging post of nearly 6,000 words, Zuckerberg said Facebook can play a role in bringing people together.

Tech - Thursday 16 February, 2017

This is the county with the worst broadband access in Ireland

Just over a third of the premises in Roscommon have access to high-speed broadband.

Tech - Saturday 11 February, 2017

India could be the home of the next Mark Zuckerberg

Success stories include Flipkart, Amazon’s rival in India, and online supermarket Big Basket.

Tech - Friday 10 February, 2017

Irish gamblers are the third biggest losers in the world

Online gambling is the biggest source of the losses.

Tech - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Wikipedia bans Daily Mail links as references

A spokesperson for the Daily Mail said it had “banned all its journalists from using Wikipedia as a sole source in 2014 because of its unreliability”.

Tech - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Facebook launches 'community help' feature to aid people dealing with disasters or tragedies

The feature, which will be initially launched in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India and Saudi Arabia, is a continuation of the site’s ‘safety check’ application.

Tech - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

'We just couldn't keep up with what the phone could do' - The trouble of keeping kids safe online

Mobile phones and teenagers’ internet habits have changed dramatically over the past decade.

Tech - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Dublin's getting a new 'free-flowing think space' for creatives

The Brickhouse co-working space will open its doors in April and will be for small businesses and individuals.

Tech - Saturday 4 February, 2017

The company making lots of money out of the chaos Trump's tweets cause in the corporate world Trump And Dump This post contains videos

The company making lots of money out of the chaos Trump's tweets cause in the corporate world

The Trump & Dump bot is designed to make stock trades based purely on who Trump has been tweeting about.

Tech - Friday 3 February, 2017

Snapchat seeking $3 billion as it plans to sell shares on stock market

The fast-growing social network boasts 158 million daily users.

Demand for .ie websites falls in Ireland - but is on the rise internationally

Leinster registered the greatest number of new .ie domains in 2016.

Tech - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Almost two billion people are on Facebook now

Facebook said it made a net profit of $3.7 billion in the fourth quarter of last year.

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.