Irish Hotline Report on Illegal Online Material – ‘No Room for Complacency’

The ISPAI Hotline.ie Annual Report for 2015 was launched this morning by David Stanton TD, Minister of State at the Department of Justice & Equality, at an event held in in Dublin. Hotline.ie is Ireland’s national reporting service for the Internet, established in 1999 and run by the Internet Service Providers Association of Ireland (ISPAI) in cooperation with An Gárda Síochána and […]

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The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD is pictured with Karl Flannery, CEO of Storm Technology and Chair of the Tech/Life Ireland Delivery Group, at the launch of Tech/Life Ireland, a new national initiative to brand Ireland as a top destination to pursue a career in technology.

Tech/Life Ireland: A New Initiative to Attract Tech Professionals

Tech/Life Ireland, a new national initiative to brand Ireland as a top destination to pursue a career in technology, was launched today by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD. Tech/Life Ireland is funded by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and will be delivered in partnership with Enterprise Ireland, IDA […]

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Web Search Surge for ‘Irish Passport’ after Brexit Result Shock

Analysis of Google Trends shows that UK searches for the term ‘Irish passport’ have surged since the shocking news was confirmed early this morning, that Britain has voted to leave the EU. Our British friends do like to travel abroad, especially to Spain, France, and the Mediterranean on holiday. Some of them retire to enjoy the benefits […]

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IIA Net Visionary Awards Nominations Now Open

This year’s Irish Internet Association (IIA) Net Visionary Awards are now open for business. As always it’s 100% free to enter the Net Visionaries. This year’s event will again be held in the RDS in Dublin. Here’s the official release: The dot ie Net Visionary Awards 2016, one of the most hotly-contested awards for digital […]

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Mark Little is the new MD of Twitter EMEA

Twitter EMEA MD Steps Down, Replaced by Mark Little

Stephen McIntyre, the Managing Director of Twitter EMEA based in Dublin, has announced that he is stepping down to join Frontline VC, a venture capital firm based in Dublin and London, as a partner. He will be replaced at the head of Twitter’s Dublin-based EMEA organisation by Mark Little, the former RTÉ journalist and entrepreneur […]

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Hailo Ireland Passes 100,000 Business Journeys

Hailo Ireland has today announced that it has passed 100,000 journeys on its Hailo for Business platform in Ireland. The announcement was made at a Hailo/The Dean business breakfast this morning, which focused on scaling technology businesses in the Irish market.   Ireland’s leading transport app, Hailo revealed that it now has over 500 business accounts, […]

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Encryption at the Heart of New Apple File System (APFS)

Yesterday’s Apple World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) announced a range of enhancements to its software development platforms, including a completely new filesystem, Apple File System (APFS), to succeed HFS+ which has been in use since 1998. Embed from Getty Images Times have changed since the days of spinning hard drives and floppy disks, and APFS is designed to reflect that. The […]

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Microsoft Buys LinkedIn for $26.2bn. From left: Jeff Weiner, CEO LinkedIn; Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft; Reid Hoffman, chairman and co-founder of LinkedIn.

Microsoft Buys LinkedIn for $26.2bn

Microsoft and LinkedIn have announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft buys LinkedIn for $196 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion, inclusive of LinkedIn’s net cash. LinkedIn will retain its distinct brand, culture and independence. Jeff Weiner will remain CEO of LinkedIn, reporting to Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft. […]

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Artist's rendering of Apple Campus Two, which is under construction

Apple ‘Juice’! Will New Apple Energy Subsidiary Sell to Consumers?

Apple has set up a new subsidiary company called Apple Energy LLC to manage the sale of surplus energy from its new headquarters in Cupertino, California. Apple Campus 2, dubbed the ‘Spaceship’ for its futuristic architecture, is currently under construction (as we showed last week), and apparently on schedule to meet Tim Cooke’s promise that the […]

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