Climate change may be partially to blame for the creatures’ shifting schedules
For the second time, Comtrade Digital Services’ two-day conference on quality assurance (QA) and software testing will be hosted in Dublin, welcoming thought leaders, experienced
Research shows it’s not actually inequality we care about – it’s unfairness. But that fact shouldn’t be interpreted as supporting the status quo
Jonathan Downing, originally from Lurgan, is a researcher at the University of Oxford and is in his final year of a doctor of philosophy in
Some modern Yoruba people in West Africa carry DNA that suggests an ancient species of hominin lingered longer than we thought
Estonia is to become the first nation to give state-sponsored genetic advice on health and disease risks, and plans to extend the scheme to all
“FantasyTote is a weekly fantasy football betting site that stands apart from other, overly complex sites currently available in the market,” explained FantasyTote co-founder and CEO
After two years of spiralling closer and closer to Earth, the Chinese space station Tiangong-1 has come crashing through the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean
The Defense Department’s research wing is serious about putting drones into action, not just one by one but in coordinated swarms. The Offensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics
At last, a use for that industrial knitting machine you bought at a yard sale! Carnegie Mellon researchers have created a method that generates knitting
A virtual reality simulator for training junior surgeons seems to make them better equipped to cut open real patients
Dozens of high-tech phone smugglers have been apprehended by Chinese police, who twigged to the scheme to send refurbished iPhones into the country from Hong
Fog catchers can provide water for drinking or farming in rain-starved regions. A new material traps water with sticky lubricant to gather bigger drops faster
Breakthrough deal could see NI
The latest update to macOS provides support for external graphics card. Apple announced this would hit the OS last June at WWDC and now
The big news this week from an internet of things (IoT) perspective was China-based iPhone supplier Foxconn announcing it was to acquire Belkin – one
German auto manufacturers BMW and Daimler are to merge their respective car-sharing businesses in an effort to boost their competitiveness against Silicon Valley innovators in
US president Donald Trump has long expressed negativity towards Amazon and its founder, Jeff Bezos. According to The New York Times, Trump has publicly criticised
There currently exists a surfeit of self-proclaimed digital transformation experts in management consultancies, digital agencies and software development organisations. They follow in the proud tradition
Welcome back to the latest edition of the newest recurring feature to land in the Careers section: the monthly jobs round-up.
Though February had already
A new, speedy technique affords scientists the ability to visualize the brain’s myriad connections at an unprecedented level of complexity
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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the US has given the go-ahead for Elon Musk’s SpaceX to launch 4,425 internet satellites into orbit as part
What do women entrepreneurs need? A problem to solve and a solid network of supportive peers combine to make a good start, according to Helen
No object in Earth’s orbit has been so closely tracked as the defunct space lab Tiangong-1 that has spent the past few months tumbling aimlessly
Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has reported a 28pc rise in profits in 2017 to $7.3bn (47.5bn yuan) after selling some 153m smartphones worldwide.
Under Armour subsidiary MyFitnessPal yesterday (29 March) shared that data from 150m accounts for the site and app was breached in February.
Clothing company Under
Thanks to a spot of genetic hacking, silkworms can make a new form of silk not found in nature that includes a synthetic amino acid.
Facebook is being pummeled by another scandal that threatens to eclipse even the Cambridge Analytica affair, one that strikes at the heart of the creation
Problems with sleep are worryingly ubiquitous. According to the Sleep Council, close to half of us are getting six hours’ sleep or less a night,
In a major move that could eventually herald the development of offshore wind technology off the Atlantic and Irish Sea coastlines, Ireland’s incumbent electricity provider, ESB,
Newry data firm STATSports has signed a major deal worth $1.5bn (€1.1bn) with the US Soccer Federation for players to wear its performance data vests.
Companies and students who want to test an autonomous vehicle at the University of Michigan have the excellent Mcity simulated urban environment. But if
SpaceX has a green light from the FCC to launch a network of thousands of satellites blanketing the globe with broadband. And you won’t have
A few amphibian species in Panama are recovering from near-extinction, after apparently evolving resistance to the deadly chytrid fungus
The Cambridge Analytica revelations have sent shockwaves around the world, affecting the share price and public perception of Facebook, as well as creating a general
Apple just released an iOS update for your iPhone and iPad. 11.3 introduces a ton of bug fixes but also a bunch of new
We may be watching a supermassive black hole rip a star limb from limb. As it swallows bits of the star, it will release enough
Tonight (29 March), Apple is rolling out new privacy information features and an icon that will appear on devices to show you if your data
Dogs can recognise different human facial expressions, like happy or sad, and now a simple brain scan can reveal which expression a dog is looking
With the rapid growth of science and technology sectors across the globe, there are so many more sci-tech hubs dotted around.
Capital cities are of
Arizona woman Elaine Herzberg was fatally struck by one of Uber’s driverless test vehicles earlier in March, in what is believed to be the first
When monkeys interact, neurons in their brains show the same activity patterns. We may be able to harness this synchronisation to learn to work together
According to Q Advisors – a boutique investment bank with insight into the European M&A landscape – Europe is set to emerge from the shadow
Artificial intelligence has created a list of suggested April Fool’s pranks. Some seem cunning, others are completely nonsensical
Facebook’s reputation has taken a massive hit in recent days, as well as its relationship with users and advertisers.
Analyst Gene Munster told CNBC yesterday
A new bioethics report suggests restricting genomic screening of newborn children. Should it be tightly controlled, wonders Alex Pearlman
Native Americans have the highest smoking rates in the country. Some tribal members are attempting to reverse that trend in a surprising way