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Tech - Yesterday’s News

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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.

Snapchat is set to go public and is valued at over €20 billion

The platform is used by over 100 million people a day.

Tech - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg among users accidentally declared dead by Facebook

Media reports indicated that some two million errant memorials were posted on profile pages.

Dublin firm's technology used in new device that cured paralysis in monkeys

Scientists are excited about what this could mean for humans.

Tech - Friday 11 November, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Tributes paid to musician Leonard Cohen, trade unions’ growing unrest, and Armistice Day – it’s the Evening Fix.

After a stumbling start, Web Summit looks at home in Portugal

Cosgrave’s event might have become too big to fail.

Tech - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

World leaders congratulate President Elect Donald Trump, while Hillary Clinton concedes defeat – it’s the Evening Fix.

Tech - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

More strike action looming on the horizon, and the final act of the US election – it’s the Evening Fix.

Tech - Monday 7 November, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Teacher strikes still on, garda strikes called off, and US election predictions – it’s the Evening Fix.

Tesco Bank freezes 20,000 UK accounts after fraud attack

Tesco Ireland confirmed that none of the 27,000 Irish Tesco Bank customers were impacted by the attack.

Tech - Sunday 6 November, 2016

The Galaxy S8 smartphone will have artificial intelligence that can order food for you

By simply asking the phone, it will perform tasks.

Ryanair promises in-air Wi-Fi 'in the next year or two' - and that's only the start of its tech plans

The airline’s head of development says the company missed many opportunities during years of ‘IT neglect’.

"Hack-back vendors" and private security firms could be used to fight cybercrime

The debate around how to strike back against hackers is ongoing around the world.

Tech - Friday 4 November, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

The public sector’s unrest, an investigation into Mary Robinson’s library and Fifa charge Ireland – it’s the Evening Fix.

French teen gets suspended jail term for naming wifi network after Islamic State

His lawyer says he will fight the sentence.

Tech - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

The saga is over: Gawker and Hulk Hogan settle for $31 million

The invasion-of-privacy case revolved around a sex tape posted on Gawker.com.

Tech - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Over a million people checked in on Facebook in solidarity with Indian Reservation protests

The protests have attracted support from some high-profile actors such as Mark Ruffalo and Shailene Woodley.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

The bodies of an elderly couple found in Mayo, talks ongoing to avert garda strikes, and the battle for Mosul begins – it’s the Evening Fix.