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The new Echo is a better looking device than its predecessor, thanks in large part to its various fabric coverings. Now, there’s a new option
Swiss watchmakers have long resisted the siren call of ecommerce. While many of their products sold online – you can find everything from Swatch to
We might finally know how ocean-sized deposits of water hundreds of kilometres below Earth’s surface are getting there: a spongy sort of clay that is bringing it underground
Affordable, plentiful and clean hydrogen fuel could offer the greatest way for us to ditch our internal combustion engine cars, but the cost of its
Independent watchmaker Defakto creates some stunning timepieces via its regular collection, but it has a new limited series that is particularly eye-catching. The new Defakto
The latest start-ups from University College Dublin (UCD) will be showcased at the 2017 UCD VentureLaunch Accelerator Programme showcase and awards event on 29 November,
Researchers want to enlist surfers, scuba divers and anglers to monitor hard-to-reach areas vulnerable to climate change
— Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
History has sadly taught us that the most rapid technology upheavals and revolutions occur during wartime. The First World War saw an acceleration in the
The steep decline in sperm counts is an opportunity to finally dispel the idea that fertility is primarily a women’s issue
It’s an exciting time to work in fintech, particularly with the rise of blockchain. If you want a career in fintech, a blockchain lab might
This year’s STEM gift guide reflects the boom in ‘educational’ techie toys — featuring programmable and controllable robots of all stripes and shapes, as well
Satellite TV and broadband player Sky is entering the fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) business in Ireland after striking a landmark deal with Siro.
Sky already provides broadband
Firing 50 solid rocket fuel motors within 10 milliseconds of an IED blast temporarily makes the vehicle weigh 120 tons, freezing it in place and
In a suitable kick-start for its 17th National Enterprise Week, Bank of Ireland has officially opened its new Startlab incubator on Camden Street in Dublin.
For graduates, the first company they work for will give them an expectation of the journey on which they are about to embark.
In an exciting move, Cisco has announced it is to invest $1bn in a new venture to help more cities become smart, in an initiative called
The boundaries set for human impacts on the planet are deeply flawed and only encourage us to keep pushing towards them, warns Stuart Pimm
A study using video cameras attached to the backs of whales has shown how they switch laterality when feeding
Amazon’s newest Kindle Oasis arrived like the answer to a timely question – mostly because I happened to request an update to the device right
Before an expected announcement this evening (20 November) on the future home of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), Dublin has decided to pull out of
The UpGuard Cyber Risk Team revealed late on Friday 17 November that three publicly downloadable cloud storage servers on AWS contained a huge quantity of
The recent documentary The Farthest showcased the incredible decades-long journey of the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 spacecraft as they venture into interstellar space where
Ed Ansett has more than 30 years experience working as an electrical engineer in the construction industry, and has spent the better part of two
With China now accounting for almost half of the global smartphone marketshare, companies such as Xiaomi are trying to assert dominance in the hotly contested
Today (20 November), Intel has announced that 100pc of the electricity supplied to its Leixlip campus in 2016 was generated from indigenous renewable resources, making
On 17 November, the German Federal Network Agency or Bundesnetzagentur, announced the ban on children’s smartwatches that have one-way monitoring functions, according to German newspaper Deutsche
AIB has invested in cross-border B2B payments player TransferMate in a move aimed at reducing international payments costs for business customers.
TransferMate was founded in 2010
Google’s relentless pursuit of injecting speed into the lives of its users continues unabated.
10 years ago, a search about the weather would result in
The highest energy cosmic rays and neutrinos that rain down on Earth may come from white dwarf stars being devoured by black holes
Science Week: Why we need to talk more about science
It’s Science Week in Ireland, but just how strong is the nation’s grasp of
Immedis, a company which specialises in global payroll technology and employment tax service, has disclosed that it will create 80 new positions across their offices in
Bank of Ireland’s Startlab on Camden Street is being touted as the newest vibrant fintech hub in Dublin, and we’ve managed to get a sneak
Quad9 is a collaboration between IBM, Packet Clearing House and the Global Cyber Alliance.
A non-profit organisation, Quad9’s DNS (Domain Name System) aims to check
Endometriosis causes symptoms of mental health problems in mice, and the one in ten women who have the condition are more likely to have depression
In what turned out to be a ‘penalty shoot-out’ of a voting process, the Dutch city of Amsterdam has won out as the new host
Around three minutes of brain stimulation is all it takes to change people’s love of music, and even how much money they’re willing to spend
It is a truth universally acknowledged that for the vast majority of jobs, you have to use a computer for most (if not all) of
Dublin applications-to-person (A2P) SMS platform player Anam has raised an undisclosed sum in the form of debt financing from BMS Finance.
The loan will enable
Today (20 November), Invest NI revealed that a number of SMEs in Omagh and Fermanagh intend to invest £1.5m in order to increase their market share
Blockchain as a technological concept promises some pretty extraordinary things, whether it be giving a person with no identity tangible proof of their existence
After its visit to Pluto, the New Horizons spacecraft is travelling through the Kuiper belt towards what seems to be one rock – but what
A German regulator has banned domestic sales of children’s smartwatches that have a listening function — warning that parents have been using the devices to
Ann O’Dea, CEO and co-founder of Silicon Republic, and founder of leading sci-tech event Inspirefest, has won the Outstanding Contribution to the Digital Sector award
“Retail traders who work alone and part-time often with other careers are 10 times less likely to be profitable than the professional traders who have
Some 2,500 youngsters from 66 countries brought to Costa Rica robots designed to solve sustainability challenges
— Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
A new grand unified theory seems to unite electromagnetism and the weak and strong nuclear force without resorting to supersymmetry
When it comes to balancing, Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin is a class act.
Not only does she expertly bring science and maths to the
Interxion is a leading European provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centres, and supports more than 1,500 customers through 45 data centres across 11
Yesterday (16 November), the European Investment Bank (EIB) confirmed a record commitment for an urban Ireland investment programme in Limerick city.
The bank is committing
Blue tits were 5 times less likely to stay faithful if one partner had to wait more than 3 days for the other to arrive