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Drones-Eye-View over the site of Electric Picnic 2016

Beautiful Sunrise over Electric Picnic 2016 [Drone Video]

Electric Picnic gets underway tomorrow in Stradbally, Co Laois, just down the road from Blacknight‘s Carlow HQ. Alan O’Reilly of Carlow Weather was up early this morning to get a drone’s eye view of the sunrise, as the festival site stands ready to rock! [youtube]https://youtu.be/wgg4pqtzoiY[/youtube]   Anyone planning to do the same should note that a no-fly zone […]

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Milky way and big antenna dish at Very Large Array New Mexico USA. Powerful telescope for astronomy searching

Rare Conjunction of Jupiter and Venus Tonight

August has been a spectacular month for astronomy, with a livelier than usual Perseids meteor shower, and five planets visible in the evening sky. Early tonight, one of the most impressive and rare sights will be visible just after sunset, as Venus and Jupiter will appear to almost touch, as space.com reports. Of course in reality the two […]

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BUILTINCORK Seeks Feedback on Future Events

BUILTINCORK, the startup network for the southern city, has put out a call to its members, friends, and anyone in the wide community of startups and those who follow them, to let them know what kind of events they’d like to see on the programme in the months ahead. BUILTINCORK was founded in 2015 by a bunch of people […]

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New Star Trek Series & Complete Archive Comes to Netflix

Netflix and CBS Studios International have announced a landmark international licensing agreement for the new “Star Trek” television series. Netflix will be the exclusive premiere home of “Star Trek” in 188 countries (excluding the US and Canada). Each episode of the new series will be available globally within 24 hours of its U.S. premiere. Additionally, all […]

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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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15-6-2016
HAILO PASSES 100,000 BUSINESS JOURNEYS IN IRELAND
HAILO TO TARGET BUSINESS COMMUNITY AS IT GEARS UP FOR FURTHER
GROWTH IN IRISH MARKET
Picture shows from left Clare Dillon, StartUp Programme Lead, Microsoft; and Tim Arnold,GM, Hailo in Ireland, as Hailo, Ireland’s leading transport app, 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
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Hailo stated that it now has over 500 business accounts, including Twitter, HSBC, PTSB, Paddy Power,
Morgan McKinley and Core Media. It said that 1 in 15 jobs on the Hailo network are now Hailo for
Business jobs, highlighting the significance of the Hailo for Business service in the Irish market.
Hailo said that one of the key pillars for growth in the Irish market in 2016 and beyond involves
growth in the business travel sector. Hailo for Business was an obvious step for the company, which
has been in the Irish market for nearly 4 years and has continued to grow rapidly in the consumer
segment. Hailo now carries 45,000 passengers every day and has over 600,000 registered users. Hailo
has completed over 13 million jobs since launch in 2012, carrying over 20 million passengers.
Further info: Niall Carson,Head of Sales,e: niall.carson@hailocab.com, m: +353 (0) 877533888
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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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