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Asavie: ‘Aiding candidates’ transitions to Ireland is a big focus’

Mar 04, 2016 08:52 am

Asavie is a great example of a homegrown company making good. A year ago, the internet of things (IoT) connectivity company had just 40 members of staff on the books. Now, there are 90, and that’s set to grow.

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Facebook Messenger now lets users share Spotify songs and playlists

Mar 04, 2016 08:39 am

Could this be the ultimate listening party for our digital age? Eh, probably not, but you have to admit it’s pretty exciting news that Facebook’s Messenger platform now integrates with Spotify, which means users can share songs and playlists within their chat boxes.

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Oculus: We’ll support VR on Mac, if they build a good computer

Mar 04, 2016 08:16 am

Throwing a particularly barbed comment towards Apple, Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey says the virtual reality (VR) headset, the Oculus Rift, won’t work on Mac until they release “a good computer”.

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Here’s the full list of tech firms that have supported Apple in encryption fight with FBI

Mar 04, 2016 07:49 am

Apple has amassed a considerable number of supporters who have filed amicus briefs and Letters to the Court. But still there are obvious players who haven’t.

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New entrepreneurship podcast is tired of listening to white males

Mar 04, 2016 07:41 am

Sick and tired of listening to the typical white male entrepreneur talking about their experiences? Then the new BroadMic podcast might be up your street.

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Udemy CEO Dennis Yang interview: ‘coding is the key to the jobs of the future’

Mar 03, 2016 05:03 pm

Set up with a premise to help anyone learn anything, Udemy already employs 20 people in Dublin and serves over 10m users worldwide. Udemy CEO Dennis Yang warns that the global skills gap is widening and people who can code will have the real edge.

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Engineering a way to close the gender gap in STEM (infographic)

Mar 03, 2016 04:28 pm

This week is Engineers Week, an Engineers Ireland initiative that aims to inspire the next generation of engineers.

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Apple Support takes to Twitter to tweet useful tips

Mar 03, 2016 03:54 pm

Apple has created an official Twitter support account to share tips and tricks with customers.

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Persuade wider population about wonders of digital economy, urges Tech City UK CEO

Mar 03, 2016 01:57 pm

In a high-octane dialogue for YouTube video series Digital Futures, Gerard Grech offers his take on bridging the very real digital divide.

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Why would you trust robots out to kill you?

Mar 03, 2016 01:54 pm

A new quirky study has shown that humans might be placing far too much trust in robots, so much trust, in fact, that we are going to get burned.

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