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Web Summit Founder Paddy Cosgrave opens the 2014 Summit. Image: CC-BY Web Summit

Silicon Valley CEOs Evacuated by Dublin Fire Brigade as Web Summit gets Underway

The CEOs of Dropbox and Evernote were among a group of about 50 high profile technology figures who were evacuated from the home of Paddy Cosgrave last night after his chimney caught fire. The Web Summit founder told the story as he opened the 3-day event on the main stage, welcoming the thousands of attendees to the RDS in Dublin. […]

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Does the DPC have the Resources to Regulate the World?

The Irish Data Protection Commisioner is investigating Adobe in relation to last year’s theft of source code and data from 38 million customers.  PC Pro Magazine reports that this is in response to complaints from UK residents about spam being received on email accounts that had been exclusively used for Adobe registration. GigaOm points out […]

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Scanner Pro for iPhone / iPad Free This Week

While Apple’s “12 Days of Gifts” app has been nice, though quite mixed, some of the best deals on iPhone apps are available from the developers themselves. Several people have been sharing links to Scanner Pro, which is currently free. What is it? It basically turns your iOS device into a portable scanner. You can […]

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Dropbox Acquires Mailbox

Dropbox has announced the acquisition of Mailbox. Mailbox view the acquisition as being a way for them to grow faster. Mailbox launched recently and has garnered a lot of media attention, so being “snapped up” so quickly is interesting. You might have expected someone else to get them, as Damien Mulley commented: Woah Dropbox buys […]

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Kim Dotcom at the Mega launch event

Mega Launch Event – Video

Yesterday Kim Dotcom launched Mega. The new service was launched exactly one year after MegaUpload was shutdown by the US government The new service is being run out of New Zealand and will be competing against the likes of Dropbox and Google Drive. In the first 24 hours the new service reported hundreds of thousands […]

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