Technology (Ireland)

In Praise of Vulnerable Travel – Interview With Lois Pryce

Lois Pryce is an adventurer, travel writer, and TEDx talker whose second book, Revolutionary Ride, is available now. Simon Cocking caught up with …

Ireland

Catching the wave: harnessing Ireland’s water power

Offshore wind is seen as the current ‘most immediate’ contributor to meeting Ireland’s 2030 renewable energy targets

Wind Farm

As Industry Leaders Back Blockchain Hubs, Should Governments Follow Suit?

<b>By Nikola Stojanow and Marion Vogel of æternity</b><p>Blockchain technology has undoubtedly peaked the interest of government administrations across the …

Ireland

NUI Galway Students Develop Website to Tackle Child Obesity

Wednesday, 18 July, 2018: Five students from the MSc in Information Systems Management course at NUI Galway have developed and launched the website …

Ireland

Jack Nicklaus-designed luxury golf course for Belfast

A top-end multi-million pound luxury golf course designed by golfing legend Jack Nicklaus could be coming to Northern Ireland.<p>It is understood that …

City Politics

€173m invested in research by Science Foundation

€173 million was invested in research here by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) last year, the organisation's annual report shows.<p>SFI's activities …

Tech Trends

AA Ireland to host major conference on the social impact of new car technology

How prepared is Ireland for the next wave of motoring technology, such as self-driving cars? What are the social, legal and regulatory challenges and …

Ireland

Crypto the WonderDog – E73 – Using Blockchain to bring transparency to giving – Jeff Hood CO-FOUNDER Vantage Token

E73 – Using Blockchain to bring transparency to giving – Jeff Hood CO-FOUNDER Vantage Token Global Outsourcing Executive Jeff has spent over 18 years …

Ireland

Virgin Media screens fan favourite ‘Grease’ in Drive-In Series across Ireland

<b>Grease to be shown on Europe’s largest mobile LED screen in towns across the country as part of Virgin Media’s Drive-In Movie Series to celebrate</b> …

Ireland

Decentralized Autonomous Organizations with Christian Kameir of Sustany Capital – Crypto the WonderDog Show

The DAO (organization).<p>A decentralized autonomous organization (DAO), sometimes labelled a decentralized autonomous corporation (DAC), is an …

Blockchain

81% of all ICOs are scams – and other ICO facts that you should know

by Krista Krumina ICOs have been on the rise since 2013. The first token sale (also known as ICO) was held by Mastercoin in July 2013. Then, a year …

Cryptocurrency

Kaspersky and DS Virgin Racing announce first-ever Formula E ‘art car’ after drivers wear customized helmets in New York

A customised helmet by street artist D*Face was unable to propel DS Virgin Racing driver Sam Bird to the Formula E title as Jean-Eric Vergne scoops …

Ireland

Can blockchain make the smart home concept accessible for anybody?

Written by Armand Doru Domuta The advancement of technology has been one of humanity’s most important endeavors so far, and even after many years of …

Ireland

SilverCloud Health launches first evidence-based online solution focused on assisting those with mental health and financial difficulties

Global health tech company, SilverCloud Health has launched the first to market online therapeutic solution to address the global crisis relating to …

Mental Health

Irish Tech News Interview with Jeremy Millar, Consensys Chief of Staff

On June 11 ITN and Genaro Network’s Luke Sheehan met with Jeremy Millar, Chief of Staff at Ethereum-centered blockchain company Consensys, after the …

Ireland

Crypto regulation: Step aside, bureaucrats, let the market do its job!

Written by Mart Parve Now that the crypto business, and ICOs in particular, have become kind of a big thing, the regulators are leaning in heavily. …

Cryptocurrency

Virtual Reality Performers Bring Social Media Alive

#SOCIALMEDIALIVE – a festival of everything that’s now, that’s new and all in the flesh at the RDS on October 25th, 2018 Wednesday, 18th July 2018: …

Social Media

Who will be the Best in the Business at the Spider Awards this year?

The Spider Awards launch their new brand while keeping the focus on digital excellence. The Spider Awards, Ireland’s longest standing technology …

Ireland

Integrate cinema-style tech into the living room with style

The living room is often both the cosy, central entertainment space for families and the stylish showcase of the home for guests. So, integrating a …

Ireland

Acumen Announces the Launch of SPARTA.AERO a Paradigm Shift in Aviation Asset Management

Acumen Aviation (“Acumen”) has announced the launch of its new revolutionary asset management IT platform, SPARTA.AERO. This platform promotes …

Ireland

SMBC Aviation Capital sponsors Éirloop

-Ireland’s entry to Elon Musk’s SpaceX Hyperloop Competition- Dublin, July 18th 2018: SMBC Aviation Capital, the leading aircraft leasing company …

Ireland

Lessons in Leadership: 12 Key Concepts, review

Lessons in Leadership: 12 Key Concepts, by John Adair is available to buy here. Designed to challenge and inspire anyone who is seeking a deeper …

Leadership

Why AI will not outsmart us

<b>Opinion: artificial intelligence will continue to do great things, but only for limited rather than general tasks</b><p>Artificial intelligence systems …

Artificial Intelligence

Australia scientists develop melanoma blood test

Australian researchers said they have developed a blood test for melanoma in its early stages, calling it a "world first" breakthrough that could …

Cancer

Women in Blockchain – Meet Liina, BDO of Black

“As soon as I heard the concept I thought?—?oh okay, they’re really onto something here. We can absolutely move insurance to a new era by changing …

Ireland

40% of people have first memories that are made up

40% of people have a fictional first memory, psychologists have found

Tech Trends

NUI Galway Spin-Out Loci Orthopaedics Raises €2.75 Million in Funding

NUI Galway-based medical device spin-out company, Loci Orthopaedics have announced today the closing of a €2.75 million seed round investment to …

Ireland

The First Live Patient-Focused Healthcare Blockchain Network Embleema launched today

Embleema, today emerged from stealth, to launch the public beta release of its patient-driven, HIPAA-compliant, personal health records Blockchain. …

Digital Health

Noam Morginstin the CEO and Co-Founder of Exigence appears on this episode of the Irish Tech News Podcast

Noam talks about his background, what Exigence does, what a critical incident is, and how companies can better manage critical incidents. Noam also …

Ireland

C4 investigation into content moderation at Facebook

Facebook moderators were instructed not to remove extreme, abusive or graphic content from the platform even when it violated the company's …

Internet