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Irish Schools Compete to Design a Satellite in a Can

How big is a satellite? Well it doesn’t need to be any bigger than a drink can, according to the organisers of a competition for Irish schools, launched today by former NASA astronaut Greg Johnson. Colonel Johnson is President and Executive Director for the Centre for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), which manages the US National Laboratory […]

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Netflix Earnings Dissappoint as HBO Announces Streaming Service

Netflix shares fell 26% percent yesterday as subscriptions faltered. The company said that their forecasts had not taken into account the full impact of the subscription price increase introduced by the company earlier in the year. That impact was not felt until Q3, they claimed because of “the large positive reception to Season Two of Orange is the […]

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Satellite Broadband can Cut the Digital Divide [Audio]

Today’s podcast is an interview with Patrick Sullivan, an economic development consultant who has worked on broadband strategy in Wales and Ireland. He’s part of a partnership of organisations behind Project SABER (SAtellite Broadband for European Regions), which is making the case for satellite broadband as part of the solution to reducing the digital divide. Click on […]

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