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Gonzalo Martin-Villa, Global Director of Wayra, Telefonica Digital; An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD; and Tony Hanway, CEO, Telefonica Ireland pictured at the launch of Wayra Ireland in 2012

Wayra Ireland Accelerator Programme to Shut Down

Wayra, Telefónica’s startup accelerator, has announced that it will close its academy in Dublin this June, once the current cohort of nine startups has completed the programme. The decision was confirmed by the Managing Director of Wayra Ireland, Karl Aherne, in an email to the organisation’s email subscribers this morning. Telefónica has today confirmed that Wayra Ireland will close on May […]

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Eircom Announces Price Increases

Eircom has announced plans to implement a number of price changes for residential and business customers. The changes will be reflected in customer bills from mid April onwards and the company is notifying all impacted customers in writing. The changes are across three main areas, including monthly subscription fees for bundles, call set up fees and […]

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Video thumbnail for youtube video Children React To Old Computers

Children React To Old Computers

It’s 2014. My mobile phone is more powerful by several multiples than the first desktop computer I bought. These days we interact with computers quickly and relatively easily and it’s getting easier and more intuitive all the time. For those of us who grew up in the 1970s and 1980s we’ve lived through the evolution […]

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Carphone Warehouse Launch Partnership with Lycamobile

Carphone Warehouse have announced a new partnership today which allows them to offer Lycamobile to their customers. With the addition of Lycamobile Carphone Warehouse are now able to offer Irish customers a choice of 6 different mobile networks. I’ll be honest, I didn’t know much about Lycamobile, though I think I’d seen some advertising for […]

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Buy Gaming Credits With Your Mobile

If you’re a pay as you go mobile phone user and a gamer then this new service might suit you. Buy Game Points is a new service from Phonovation that launched recently. It does exactly what you’d expect it to do – it lets you buy points for Xbox Live using your mobile phone. At […]

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Comreg Warn Businesses About VOIP Phone Hacks

The Irish communications regulator, ComReg, has issued a warning to Irish businesses about PBX hacking. Apparently Irish businesses are being targetted by hackers who are then able to abuse business phone systems to make phone calls and run up massive bills. Comreg report that they’ve had over 16 cases reported to them in the last […]

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