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Mobile reigns supreme as desktop browsing finally left behind

Nov 01, 2016 01:54 pm

The gradual increase in mobile internet browsing has seen it overtake desktop for the first time ever in October, an inevitable, yet seminal moment in the industry finally met.

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Overclocked crystal could make 3D printing 1,000 times faster

Nov 01, 2016 12:27 pm

In one of the latest breakthroughs in the exciting field of photonics, a team of researchers has developed a new beam scanning technique that could make 3D printing 1,000 times faster than current methods.

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We’re now reinventing capitalism with something called Peers Inc

Nov 01, 2016 11:48 am

What is Peers Inc? It’s putting collaboration at the core of business, using today’s technology to improve on yesterday’s industry. Robin Chase, co-founder of Zipcar, explains it better.

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Has the train already left the station for the west’s digital dreams?

Nov 01, 2016 11:00 am

Apple’s €850m data centre in Athenry – the biggest digital investment project west of the Shannon – is being held up in court. But what is really on trial is Ireland’s arcane legal and planning process, writes John Kennedy.

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Science Hack Day Dublin returns 19-20 November

Nov 01, 2016 10:49 am

One of Dublin’s biggest hackathons returns this year, with Science Hack Day Dublin taking place on 19 and 20 November - free for anyone to attend.

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Google reveals security flaw, Microsoft not one bit happy

Nov 01, 2016 10:38 am

A little over one week after first discovering a zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft, Google has revealed its own fix - though the problem remains outside of Chrome.

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Apple trying to fast-track Athenry data centre legal challenge

Nov 01, 2016 08:59 am

Following the three objections to the planned Athenry Apple data centre, the tech giant is now trying to fast-track court proceedings to prevent an 18-month hold-up to the site.

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Thinking about a career in marketing? An analytical mind is helpful

Nov 01, 2016 08:50 am

If you want to work in the ever-expanding world of tech, but you still want that perfect blend of customer service, marketing for a leading tech company is one way to do it.

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Urban Volt receives power boost with €30m Swiss funding

Nov 01, 2016 08:22 am

An Irish company that manufactures low energy LED lighting called Urban Volt has received its latest ‘power boost’ with a €30m financing deal from a Swiss environmental fund.

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Can you logic your way to €1m?

Nov 01, 2016 08:21 am

Logic is the foundation of our digital world. It’s also a handy mathematical device used for solving maths puzzles and brainteasers.

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