If you’re not paying, you’re the product, so the saying goes. It’s time to re-evaluate our pact with the tech giants that has driven the
A mind-reading device can answer questions in your head. It works by picking up signals sent from your brain when you think about saying something
We knew that the centre of the Milky Way was home to a supermassive black hole. But now we’ve also spotted evidence of 10,000 smaller
A congestion charge in Stockholm not only cut levels of air pollution, it halved the number of children admitted to hospital with asthma attacks
Mini brains with a blood supply have been made in the lab for the first time. They may lead to a better understanding of the
New OECD report says that the risk of jobs being handed over to artificial intelligence is a lot lower than previously forecast
Apple has hired John Giannandrea, Google’s former chief of search and artificial intelligence (AI), as part of the company’s efforts to boost its AI arm.
The Teslasuit is fitted with components that produce electric shocks that make your muscles twitch and is designed to help you immerse yourself more deeply in virtual reality video
As I speak with Claire Lee, she is buzzing after attending an event last week in San Francisco with former First Lady Michelle Obama. She
Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched the Dragon cargo capsule aboard a Falcon 9 rocket, which was packed with three tonnes of supplies for the International Space
Google has achieved the 100pc renewable energy target that it committed to more than a year ago.
The internet giant’s senior vice-president of technical infrastructure, Urs
Over the past few days, a number of reports have surfaced alleging that journalists working for Independent News & Media (INM) have had emails accessed
We all have different experiences with colleagues. Sometimes they can be like a family away from your own family, and sometimes they can be quite
The city has spent the past two weeks restoring online services disrupted by ransomware that held encrypted data hostage
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Facebook says it has suspended 138 Facebook pages, 65 Instagram accounts and 70 Facebook accounts controlled by Russia-linked propaganda outfit, the Internet Research Agency. The
The recent Cambridge Analytica scandal has made millions of people around the world hyper-sensitive to what data our phones are collecting, especially when it comes
Brendan Foley is the director of creative and user experience (UX) at 8 West Consulting.
An accomplished leader in digital strategy and UX design with
An estimated 200 coders, developers, designers, businesspeople and entrepreneurs from technology, banking and academia, amongst other sectors, are to come together in the name of
Four start-ups are to battle it out for a €10,000 innovation prize in the 2018 Bolton Trust/PwC Innovation Awards later this month.
The four start-ups
Next time you apply for a job, will people or algorithms screen your application? Chances are it’ll be the latter, with technological advancements reducing the
At least 100 new jobs are to be created by broadband satellite player Viasat in Dublin over the next few years.
The company, which already
The very headquarters of video streaming website YouTube in San Bruno, California, came under attack from a lone female carrying a gun yesterday (3 April).
Bowhead whales are such talented singers they can make two sounds simultaneously, and they invent new songs every year
England is to get specialist cancer diagnosis centres, which aim to more quickly diagnose people who have non-specific symptoms like weight loss and fatigue
Antarctica has lost an area of underwater ice about as large as the entire county of Leitrim over a period of seven years.
In the past week, LGBTQ dating app Grindr received major criticism for its handling of private user health data, and the company has since agreed
We waste $22 billion in gold from electronics that are tossed out instead of recycled. A new technique uses ultrasound to harvest that precious metal
Technology has had such a massive influence on the world we know today. There are now multiple generations that have grown up not knowing what
A tiny dot of light in a photograph captured by the Hubble space telescope is the most distant individual star ever seen that is not
Governments are dithering over whether to limit climate change to 1.5°C or 2°C, but it seems the stricter target would avoid food shortages and major
Environmentalist Mark Lynas, who once destroyed GM crops and then made headlines by ending his opposition, is stepping up his call for reason to triumph
Since BMS first announced its intention to construct a new facility at Cruiserath, Dublin 15, the Irish pharmaceutical industry has watched its development with intense
Dozens of giant dinosaur footprints have been uncovered off the coast of what is now the Isle of Skye, which researchers say are 170m years
It has been six years since the National Broadband Plan (NBP) was first unveiled by former Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte to build a communications system
Grindr is a popular dating app within the LGBTQ community and has more than 3.6m daily active users across the globe. Many of these users
The Cambridge Analytica affair has polarised Silicon Valley, with Apple and Facebook in firm opposition.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has hit back at comments made
Ahead of International Women’s Day 2018, women came together at a networking event at Dogpatch Labs hosted by Mastercard Ireland’s Women’s Leadership Network to discuss
Intel stock fell 9pc yesterday (2 April) as reports emerged that Apple is planning to use its own chips in Mac computers from 2020 onwards.
The idea of a robot methodically hunting you down isn’t the most pleasant of concepts. A metal-bodied being zooming after you at up to 25
I recently received a review unit of the Embrace Smart Mirror . It’s essentially a 24-inch Android tablet mounted behind a roughly 40-inch mirror. It
Fish and seafood are normally fairly environmentally friendly, but it takes so much fuel to catch some species that their carbon footprint is as big as that
Language matters. This is especially true in the world of STEM education. The words we use to talk about the concepts, policies and content that
Eighteen years on from the first human genome sequence, we are finally getting a glimpse of what genetically tailored medicine might look like
As the shift to SaaS-based offerings continues, more and more businesses have begun to transition communication services like voice and messaging to the cloud, in