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What are the most dangerous IoT devices to own? The ones supposed to keep us safe

Nov 17, 2016 03:26 pm

What IoT devices are the worst to own from a cybersecurity perspective? New research suggests that, ironically, they are the ones that are supposed to ensure our personal security.

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Analog Devices acquires LiDAR tech to enable safer self-driving cars

Nov 17, 2016 03:06 pm

In a move to drive the autonomous vehicle future Analog Devices has acquired solid-state laser beam steering technology from Vescent Photonics.

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NI start-up Hurree raises over £200k in week-long crowdfunding campaign

Nov 17, 2016 12:38 pm

Northern Ireland-based start-up Hurree has raised £202,200 from new investors in just one week into a crowdfunding campaign.

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Russia has completely shut off its access to LinkedIn

Nov 17, 2016 12:03 pm

Russian LinkedIn users are no longer able to gain access to their accounts as of today after the business social network refused to transfer data on Russian users to servers based in the country.

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6 life science interview questions and how to respond

Nov 17, 2016 11:50 am

You can spend years perfecting your scientific skills and weeks perfecting your CV and applying for jobs. But when you get an interview, how do you make sure you land the job? Hays recruitment knows the common life science questions and how to answer them well.

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Margaret Hamilton and Grace Hopper awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

Nov 17, 2016 11:00 am

As Barack Obama enters his final few months of office, he included Margaret Hamilton and the late Grace Hopper among the 21 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Leaders’ Insights: Fiona Murphy, Frontend.com

Nov 17, 2016 09:57 am

Fiona Murphy is the co-founder and director of Frontend.com.

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Cheap, foldable bicycle helmet wins international James Dyson Award

Nov 17, 2016 09:39 am

For her foldable, recyclable bicycle helmet, New York-based graduate Isis Shiffer has been named the international winner of the James Dyson Award 2016.

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Taskee named overall winner at Startup Weekend Dublin

Nov 17, 2016 08:52 am

It was all business at the recent Startup Weekend where out of 95 entrepreneurs, 41 pitches and 10 final teams, Taskee emerged as the overall winner.

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10 women who are strong science communicators

Nov 17, 2016 08:50 am

For the final instalment of our Science 50 series, we’re taking a look at those amazing women who are not only members of the science community, but are great advocates and communicators for science.

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