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Tech - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Cork researchers develop 'smart knee' that could speed up surgery recovery

The device remotely monitors the patient’s progress through a knee movement sensor.

Tech - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Know anyone who isn't tech-savvy? This is how you can help them this Christmas

It’s a tough job but someone has to do it.

The DUP suspends former minister as the 'ash for cash' scandal burns on

The North’s former Enterprise Minister Jonathan Bell had accused DUP figures of delaying plans to close down the scheme.

Tech - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Poll: Are you worried about the spread of fake news? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about the spread of fake news?

From Pizzagate to Trump, how real is the threat?

Tech - Friday 16 December, 2016

Spain might move its clocks back in a bid to end long working days

Its Labour Minister wants to bring Spain’s working day into line with the rest of Europe.

Tech - Thursday 15 December, 2016

This is how Facebook plans to crack down on fake news

The company said it will be focusing on the “worst of the worst” offenders and partnering with outside fact-checkers to sort honest news reports from made up stories.

Affair website Ashley Madison fined just $1.6 million for massive data breach

The settlement comes after a hacker group released what was said to be personal data on millions of people.

Tech - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Inside the little-known company that brought broadband to dozens of Irish towns

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Limerick broadband provider Enet.

Amazon is opening a bricks-and-mortar store - with no cashiers or checkouts

The Amazon Go concept involves customers having grocery bills deducted from their accounts.

An Irish cinema startup has just won an investment from Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba

Showtime Analytics will use the money to hire more staff.

Tech - Friday 9 December, 2016

Rupert Murdoch's Fox launches €13.4bn bid to finally get their hands on Sky

21st Century Fox already owns nearly 40% of Sky but wants it all.

Irish scientists mix silly putty with graphene to create ultra-sensitive health sensors

‘G-putty’ is said to be 100 times more receptive than a normal sensor and is able to detect the footsteps of small spiders.

Text messages are on the way out - but we're eating up huge amounts of data

The new ComReg report also found that Ireland is expensive for home broadband, but relatively cheap for mobile bills.

As Ireland's smart cities develop, a government report warns of data security needs

How much of our data are we willing to compromise for an easier life and a more efficient city?

Tech - Thursday 8 December, 2016

From the All Ireland Final to Chewbacca Mom - here are the most talked about things on Facebook this year

From elections to David Bowie, it has been a busy year for Facebook.

Tech - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Council uses VR to show young drivers devastation of crashes

The simulation allows drivers to watch themselves receiving medical treatment and see the full crash scene around them.

You can now pay for things using your phone (but only if it's an Android)

Two banks, KBC and AIB, will be offering the service.

Tech - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Virgin Media says restoring internet for customers is 'top priority'

Outages have been reported in various locations across the country.

Tech - Monday 5 December, 2016

Tech - Sunday 4 December, 2016

The man who brought Ticketmaster to Ireland started off selling tickets in a record shop

Tommy Higgins sold Ticketshop to the US ticketing company in 2002.

Tech - Saturday 3 December, 2016

30% of Eir broadband customers exposed to cyber attack

There are apparently hundreds of thousands of security attacks every week, but few are ever reported.

Tech - Friday 2 December, 2016

Researchers in Cork develop technology that will identify child sexual abuse images online

Current systems mean specialists have to view “traumatic and distressing” material.

Tech - Thursday 1 December, 2016

'Thousands of employees, very highly trained': Kenny pays tribute to Apple

The Taoiseach is on a three-day trip to the US, where he will meet business leaders including those from Apple and Facebook.

Tech - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Netflix users can now download films and TV shows

The company says it’s working on getting ‘the bulk’ of its content downloadable.

New rules will allow you to use Netflix or Spotify unrestricted across the EU

The measures were approved yesterday allowing “cross-border portability” of paid-for online content.

Tech - Monday 28 November, 2016

Paddy Power, Topaz and others stung for sending spam emails and texts

The companies have been ordered to pay prosecution costs and donate varying sums to charity.

Tech - Saturday 26 November, 2016

The Irish Internet Association is here to stay, what comes next is a different story

Stakeholders recently warned that the cash-strapped body was ‘on its deathbed’.

Did Pope Francis really endorse Trump? Pressure grows on Facebook and Google to reduce fake news

A group of Princeton undergrads were able to build a “fake news” classifier that they say Facebook should replicate.

Tech - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

The US Navy's brand new $4.4bn destroyer has broken down

Not the best of starts for the USS Zumwalt.

'Grindr killer' Stephen Port convicted of murdering three men with date-rape drug

Port, who brought the men to his flat in London before secretly feeding them high doses of a date rape drug, was also convicted of three rapes

Tech - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

The Irish Internet Association is 'on its deathbed' and in danger of shutting down

The fate of the organisation will be decided at a meeting today.

Tech - Monday 21 November, 2016

Accused of 'blackmailing' publishers, Adblock Plus insists its aim is to create better ads

The company, which has locked horns with giants like Facebook, is building an ‘acceptable ads exchange’.

Tech - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Scammers using Whatsapp and Daft to extort money from desperate renters

The property letting website has asked the messaging app for assistance to shut down the scam.

Hostelworld's millionaire founder has poached talent from two hot Irish startups for his new idea

Ray Nolan’s e-commerce company XSellco has recently recruited senior staff from Boxever and Storyful.

Tech - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Ireland’s Aviva clash, ‘modest’ water charges and Hamilton ‘harassment’ – it’s the Evening Fix.

Ireland to oppose Uber application to circumvent taxi regulations across EU ECJ

Ireland to oppose Uber application to circumvent taxi regulations across EU

The company’s flagship service is banned here – and the government wants to keep it that way.

Tech - Friday 18 November, 2016

Three mobile victim of 'major hack' but Irish customers 'not affected'

The company says it’s a problem affecting UK systems.

Tech - Thursday 17 November, 2016

An open letter to Mark Zuckerberg from the world’s fact-checkers (including TheJournal.ie)

Fact-checkers from around the world, including TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck, set out their stall on Facebook and fake news.

'It's not social to be on social media': The Irishman moving off-the-grid for a happier life

An RTÉ documentary airing tonight explores how much our digital fingerprint is telling the world about us.

Tech - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

VIDEO: Domino's has begun delivering pizzas by drones

Their first delivery took place in New Zealand – but a Russian company says they got there first.