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Research is about taking on challenges head-on, says Tyndall researcher

Jun 14, 2016 04:00 pm

So you’ve decided you want a career in research. What’s your next step?

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Home Grow Hero emerges as winner of Startup Weekend Dublin

Jun 14, 2016 03:55 pm

Home Grow Hero, an internet of things-based start-up concept aimed at helping consumers grow plants with the help of wireless sensors and apps, emerged as the winner of the Startup Weekend in Dublin.

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Cork native returns to take up helm as president of UCC

Jun 14, 2016 02:35 pm

Prof Patrick O’Shea, a Corkman and a graduate of UCC who is currently the chief research officer at the University of Maryland where he oversees a $500m budget, is to be the next president of UCC.

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Ireland’s first internet of things network goes live nationwide

Jun 14, 2016 02:14 pm

A low-power Sigfox network for the internet of things (IoT) has been rolled out across Ireland in less than eight months by VT Networks. The network aims to connect up to 1m devices, from security sensors to factory and farm machinery and more.

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12 amazing things we learned from Apple’s WWDC 2016 keynote

Jun 14, 2016 01:07 pm

As usual, 2016’s Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) keynote contained a mix of the expected and unexpected, with a whole new MacOS Sierra and a massive iOS 10 update coming our way.

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Oracle seeking candidates with ambition, belief and a desire to grow

Jun 14, 2016 11:16 am

Oracle is experiencing exponential growth, and seeks employees who can match that with their own desire for growth, as well as a healthy dose of ambition and belief.

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Huawei Mate S review: A phone that ticks all the boxes

Jun 14, 2016 11:00 am

The Huawei Mate S might not be getting all the glitz and glamour attention of the P9, but this phone packs a serious punch, without the price point of some flagship models.

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5 reasons why Microsoft may have paid over the odds for LinkedIn

Jun 14, 2016 09:19 am

Microsoft’s $26bn acquisition of LinkedIn yesterday stunned the tech world, but is it really one of Microsoft’s shrewdest moves?

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DiaNia Technologies co-founder: ‘Grab opportunities with both hands’

Jun 14, 2016 08:50 am

When you start planning your future, figuring out your career is a big part of it. But deciding what you want to do is one thing, and achieving it another.

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Karl Landsteiner Google Doodle celebrates discoverer of blood groups

Jun 14, 2016 08:25 am

A new Google Doodle celebrates what would have been the 148th birthday of Karl Landsteiner, the Austrian-American biologist and physician whose discovery of blood groups saved millions of lives.

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