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BBC Three Ceases Broadcasting, Moves Online

Thirteen years after it began broadcasting, the BBC’s youth oriented TV channel BBC Three stopped broadcasting yesterday. Instead, it is to continue as an online service, offering about 4 hours a week of new content, available on-demand via the BBC iPlayer, and YouTube. It’s a significant milestone in the move away from ‘linear’ TV, meaning programmes streamed sequentially in a ‘channel’ […]

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Outbox Incubator for Startups Led by Girls – An Interview with Anne-Marie Imafidon [Audio]

Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 17:49; 10MB; MP3. A ground-breaking approach for young women who want to create Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) based companies launched in London on Tuesday. Run by the award-winning social enterprise, Stemettes, the ‘Outbox Incubator’ program will give teenage girls the […]

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Twitter launches online #JobFair

Twitter is hosting its first European #JobFair, a Twitter owned initiative taking place across Europe for one day, on Tuesday 24th February. Dozens of companies from Ireland, the UK, the Netherlands, France and Germany will take to Twitter to answer Q&A’s, give their top tips for hiring and share secrets every candidate is looking for. […]

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Irish Online Shoppers Use Parcel Motel to Overcome ‘UK-Only’ Delivery Restrictions

Parcel Motel, the round-the-clock delivery service for online shoppers has released research detailing the savings available to online shoppers when shopping on UK websites. The preference for shopping on UK websites was shown to be prevalent amongst online shoppers, with over 50% of Irish adults shopping regularly* online on UK websites. The reasons behind these […]

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UK Air Traffic Visualised

If you fly a lot you might develop an interest in how the entire thing works. From the types of airplanes, the services they offer to the technology behind it all. But what about the actual air traffic itself? The hundreds of planes that fly over our heads every day? The UK’s National Air Traffic Services […]

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New Doctor Who Game Teaches Kids to Code [Video]

The BBC has launched a new computer game featuring The Doctor and a friendly Dalek, and aimed at teaching kids how to code. Unfortunately, it’s only available in the UK, where it can be downloaded from cbeebies.com/cbbc/ from tomorrow. It’s a great idea though, and a welcome continuation of the BBC tradition of promoting computing, dating back to […]

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