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Curiosity rover remains the selfie king of our solar system

Oct 04, 2016 03:58 pm

NASA’s Curiosity rover has once again taking a break from its Mars-based digging brief, sending a selfie image back to Earth to give us all location envy.

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Big bet on science of small: SFI awards €6m nano funding to UCD

Oct 04, 2016 03:20 pm

World-renowned nano scientist Fengzhou Fang to lead nanotech manufacturing research at UCD.

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Tyndall to address challenges facing IoT future at Technology Days

Oct 04, 2016 03:17 pm

The Tyndall National Institute wants to bring IoT to the forefront with the upcoming Technology Days conference due to be held on 11 October in Croke Park, Dublin.

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Google calling on schoolkids to Doodle their way to fame

Oct 04, 2016 02:35 pm

The annual Doodle 4 Google competition is open for entries, with kids ranging from junior infants right up to sixth year encouraged to sketch their way onto Google’s homepage.

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BlackBee and SOSV create $200m global accelerator fund

Oct 04, 2016 02:24 pm

BlackBee Investments and SOSV plan to invest in 700 tech companies worldwide through the Accelerator Note 1 fund.

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Vodafone plans to increase Irish workforce to 2,000 employees

Oct 04, 2016 01:24 pm

On the back of increasing infrastructural expansion, Vodafone has announced a host of new technology jobs that will, when filled, bring the company’s headcount above 2,000.

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Insurance industry urged to embrace digital and analytics

Oct 04, 2016 01:04 pm

Ireland’s troubled insurance industry has been urged to embrace digital transformation and use data insights to better serve customers and come up with fairer prices.

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The future of carriers may lie in non-carrier moves

Oct 04, 2016 12:13 pm

Mobile network operators face challenges from all over the telecoms industry, with undercutting a constant threat. So maybe some traditionally non-carrier moves could help.

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3 physicists share Nobel Prize for unlocking secrets of exotic matter

Oct 04, 2016 11:21 am

Physicists David J Thouless, F Duncan M Haldane and J Michael Kosterlitz have been jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for their efforts in unlocking the secrets of mysterious, exotic matter.

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Cork team find new natural antibiotic candidate in mackerel

Oct 04, 2016 10:09 am

A team of researchers from Cork is attempting to prevent the possible devastation brought on by a post-antibiotic era with a new arsenal of natural alternatives.

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