The Summit

Web Summit Full Schedule Published

The full schedule for Web Summit was published earlier today. The event will be held across several stages in the RDS with each stage being devoted to a different theme (well, sort of): Center Stage (sic) – keynotes etc Enterprise Builders Machine Marketing Music Sport Library Food Cinema According to Web Summit head man Paddy Cosgrave […]

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Amazon Losses Jump as Fire Phone Flops

#455597934 / Shares in Amazon Inc fell 11% in after-hours trading last night after the company reported a net loss of $437 million or 95c per share for the third quarter of 2014, up from $41 million or 9c per share for the same period last year. Net sales continued to grow, increasing 20% to $20.58 billion […]

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Ello Locks In its Ad-Free Promise to Users

Ello, the social network which promises to “never sell your data” has moved to reassure users of its bona fides by incorporating as a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC). A Public Benefit Corporation has a charter which commits it to specific goals and values beyond mere profit. The charter is binding on the company, and remains in effect, even […]

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Mullen calls for ‘Track-my-Crime’ service in Ireland

Independent University Senator Rónán Mullen has called on the Minister for Justice to introduce an online system for victims of crime to follow the progress of Garda investigations. Speaking in the Seanad today, Senator Mullen asked for a progress report on the implementation of the EU Crime Victims directive and urged the Minister for Justice, […]

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Galway Startup Weekend is November 14-16

Galway’s first Startup Weekend will be held from Friday 14th to Sunday 16th November 2014. Co-organiser John Breslin of NUI Galway has been in touch with the details: Startup Weekend is a non-profit, community-building event that brings together entrepreneurs of different backgrounds, including software developers, marketers, designers, and other enthusiasts. They gather to to pitch ideas, form […]

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The Summit

Web Summit Ticket Price will Double Tomorrow

With just under two weeks to go to Web Summit 2014, ticket prices are set to double tomorrow. Some tickets are still available for €658 ex VAT, but late booking charges will apply from Friday. The schedule of speakers and events has been published Meanwhile, organisers have confirmed that the Nasdaq Bell will be rung at the Summit again this […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on Show at Carphone Warehouse

The new Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is officially launched in Ireland today, but it went on show yesterday at Carphone Warehouse Samsung Experience Stores in Dublin and Cork. The Note 4 is squarely aimed at the increasingly popular ‘phablet’ market. While the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Galaxy Alpha offer a more mainstream smartphone setup, […]

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Firefly Friends is Tops in Realex Fire Web Awards

The Realex Fire Web Awards was held last night at the Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin. Prizes were awarded in 32 categories with the overall Best Website in Ireland title going to Firefly Friends, which also took the honours in the “Most Beautiful”, “Most Responsive” and “eCommerce Trading International” categories. Organised by Damien Mulley, the event was presented by […]

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