Joan Mulvhill, CEO, Irish Internet Association with Brett Meyers, CEO, CurrencyFair. Picture: Conor McCabe Photography

CurrencyFair offers Free International Transfers to Irish Businesses

  CurrencyFair has announced that they will give a year’s worth of international money transfers without fees, to the first 500 Irish businesses to sign up with them from today, April 28. The campaign aims to help Irish businesses to grow their exports in international markets and challenge financial institutions’ current high currency rates, highlighting that many Irish businesses are […]

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James Dyson with the The Dyson Supersonic™ hair dryer

Dyson Re-Invents the Hair-Dryer

Arnotts has announced that the new Dyson Supersonic hair dryer will be exclusive to purchase from Arnotts department store from mid-June. The Dyson company made headlines today with the announcement that it has spent four years and invested £50 million in the development of the Dyson Supersonic™ hair dryer including creating a ‘state of the art’ laboratory dedicated to […]

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Láithreoir TG4, Síle Ní Bhraonáin, ag Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann i Sligeach

Anois is Féidir na Fotheidil a Mhúchadh le Aip TG4

Now you can turn off English subtitles (or choose Irish ones) on TG4’s app, and they’ve added support for Chromecast. Curtha soir ag fotheidil Bhéarla agus tú ag iarraidh an Ghaeilge a chlos ar Ros na Rún? Tá leagan nua de Aip iOS TG4 anois a thugann an rogha do dhaoine na fotheidil a roghnú nó a mhúchadh […]

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Homegrown Tech Heroes in the Spotlight at Blacknight SME Awards

Over 80 companies are finalists in The Blacknight SME Awards in Cork this weekend, and technology and innovation are at the core of many of them. Most can be found in the ‘New Business – Digital’ category which is sponsored by Microsoft Ireland, but the list also includes long established digital and online businesses which […]

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Many Bothans Died to Bring Us this Trailer for Rogue One

Rogue One is a new Star Wars film, set just before the events of the original Episode IV film, which introduced us to the Star Wars universe in 1977. It introduces another new strong female lead (will they produce the toy for this one?) – and appears to deal with the story leading to the theft of the […]

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Social Media Awards Nominations Close Monday

Does your company do social media? If so why not enter the “sockies”? The Social Media Awards nominations are currently open and the closing date has been extended until Monday next at 2pm: Nominations extended until 2pm on Monday because y'all are emailing saying you want to leave work early and get drunk today. Oh […]

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WhatsApp Turns On End To End Encryption

Earlier today WhatsApp did something pretty interesting. They turned on “end-to-end encryption” for all their users. As far as users of WhatsApp are concerned the interface and user experience hasn’t changed, though you now have the option to get “security notifications”. You can turn on this new feature via the WhatsApp mobile app by going […]

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Sad Affleck Afflicted by Batman v Superman Slump

Embed from Getty Images The difference between pre-release hype and post-release critical pasting has probably never been more stark than in the case of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and while audiences like it somewhat better than critics, the box office drop between its first and second weekends indicates that the love just isn’t there in […]

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Bohemian Rhapsody Played On A Dot Matrix Printer

If you’re old enough your first printer was probably a dot matrix one. Remember waiting for ages for those pages to print? Remember the noise? Well some creative types have managed to hack a dot matrix printer to play music and the result isn’t bad at all. Here’s a rendition of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody as […]

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