Technology (UK)

Increase in numbers of Irish customers shopping online

Brexit is driving more businesses to identify themselves as 'Irish' online.<p>New data from Ireland's 'ie. domain' shows the company experienced a 6% …

News (Ireland)

What Is ‘Dunkirk’? Everything You Need To Know About the World War II Battle

Christopher Nolan is back with a brand new film this weekend and it’s already earning rave reviews from critics. <i>Dunkirk</i> is a tightly constructed ode …

Military History

The First International Robot Olympics: Pictures

South Korea

Hyundai's Ioniq goes on sale in Northern Ireland

Hyundai's new plug-in hybrid goes on sale in Northern Ireland this month.<p>The Ioniq, which has an official range of 680 miles, is priced from £24,995 …

Electric Vehicles

Ditching diesel won’t clear the air

Arguments about the environmental benefits of petrol or diesel engines are outdated.<p>In Arizona, you can do it for 5 minutes, and longer when it gets …

Environment

RegTech Companies in Europe

RegTech Companies in Europe Driving Down Compliance Costs to Enable Innovation<p>July 14, 2017  By : Dhruv Khurjekar<p>In the financial services …

FinTech

Teenager shot three times in the legs in Belfast

<b>A teenage boy has been shot three times in the legs in a gun attack in west Belfast.</b><p>The attack took place in Downfine Gardens at about 22:50 BST on Thursday.<p>A police spokesperson said the 17-year-old's injures were not believed to be life-threatening, but added this was "a brutal and horrific …

Three Times

Estonia one of the digital elites of the world

According to the Digital Evolution Index 2017, Estonia is one of the digital elites of the world, characterised by high levels of digital development …

Innovation

Europe shows how Africa's tech hubs can thrive

We must lobby our governments to emulate France, even in a small way.

Innovation

Pictures of the Week 7.6.17

Mosul

Google’s DeepMind Turns to Canada for Artificial Intelligence Boost

Google’s high-profile artificial intelligence unit has a new Canadian outpost.<p>DeepMind, which Google bought in 2014 for roughly $650 million, said …

Artificial Intelligence

VR Architecture NI | Web Design Northern Ireland | Virtual & Augmented Reality Tours | VR Belfast

Creative & Immersive Digital Studio<p>Our Work<p>We have worked with clients across various industries, from architecture to manufacturing, healthcare to …

Web Design

Scottish AI Biotech Recruits Another Pharma Partner in €37M Deal

Scottish AI Biotech Recruits Another Pharma Partner in €37M Deal<p>Evelyn Warner on 03/07/2017<p>Deals & Finance<p><b>After Sanofi recruited Exscientia in a</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

Ian McConnell: Hopeful signs as Scotland aims to capitalise on march of technology

There also seems little doubt that the pace of change is accelerating dramatically. And it is crucial for Scotland, for the prosperity of all of its …

Innovation

Introducing PlayStation 4's newly updated TV & video experience, launching today - PlayStation.Blog.Europe

Whatever your favourite video content– movies or TV, live sports or gaming clips – now you can easily find it on your PlayStation 4. Today we’re …

PlayStation 4

Google Fined 2.3B Euros in EU

Google Fined 2.42B Euros For Shopping Search Practices<p>/ June 28, 2017 at 7:30 AM / Technology, Technology News<p>Google has been hit with a 2.42B Euro …

Google

Various Retailers Have Set Up Preorder Pages For The SNES Classic, But Getting One Will Still Be Tough

Nintendo has promised to deliver far more stock of the SNES Classic than the nearly impossible to find NES Classic, but retailers are already scrambling to set up a way to get the glorious little systems packed full of wonderful games into the hands of consumers at the suggested retail price.<p>In the …

Shigeru Miyamoto

CEOs go bullish on growth prospects

More than 90 percent of CEOs in China are confident about the growth outlook of their companies, a higher percentage than their global counterparts, …

CEOs

Google "respectfully disagrees" with €2.42 billion fine

Google expected to be punished by the European Union for anticompetitive shenanigans, but it didn't expect a slap this hard: €2.42 billion, the …

Google

Ukraine cyber attack spreads to India, United Kingdom, Russia, Spain

Experts believed the virus could be a ransomware attack similar to last month’s WannaCry hacking.<p>A massive cyber attack, which began with Ukraine’s …

India News

Google Hit With $2.7 Billion Fine By European Antitrust Monitor

Support the news<p>The European Commission has fined Google 2.42 billion euros ($2.72 billion) after finding that the company used its dominant search …

Google

Scottish areas worst for broadband speeds, says Which?

<b>Orkney, followed by Shetland and Highland, have come bottom of a table ranking UK local authority areas by broadband speeds.</b><p>Tamworth, Reading and Adur have the fastest connections, according to the research by consumer group Which?<p>Dundee City is the only Scottish area to have made it into the top …

News (Scotland)

Northern Ireland gets £150m for ultrafast broadband roll-out

Northern Ireland will receive £150m from the UK government over the next two years to support the roll-out of ultra-fast broadband across the country.<p>…

Business Technology

Scottish areas worst for broadband speeds, says Which?

<b>Orkney, followed by Shetland and Highland, have come bottom of a table ranking UK local authority areas by broadband speeds.</b><p>Tamworth, Reading and Adur have the fastest connections, according to the research by consumer group Which?<p>Dundee City is the only Scottish area to have made it into the top …

Scotland

Australia to seek greater powers on encrypted messaging at 'Five eyes' meeting

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia said on Sunday it will push for greater powers to tackle the use of encrypted messaging services used by terrorists and criminals at an upcoming meeting of ministers from the "Five Eyes" intelligence network.<p>The United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New …

News

Around 100 Nisa stores in Northern Ireland to be part of UK Sainsbury's mega-deal

A deal to sell convenience brand Nisa — which has more than 100 shops in Northern Ireland — to Sainsbury's could be an "oven-ready solution" to the …

UK News

How to Electrify a New England Road Trip

Smart cars are a trendy reality. You may have seen those award-focused commercials for the Chevrolet BOLT EV, championing its designation of 2017 North America Car of the Year. Last February, I took its cousin, the Chevrolet Volt, out for a test drive. On an early summer weekend, my friend Megan …

Road Trips

The first virtual reality gaming centre in Northern Ireland has opened in county Armagh. Alt Esc is the brainchild of Chris Canavan and he has introduced the first of its kind to a unit in the Centrepoint Complex on the Portadown Road in Lurgan. It has been six months in the making and despite ongoing work, […]

The first virtual reality gaming centre in Northern Ireland has opened in county Armagh.<p>Alt Esc is the brainchild of Chris Canavan and he has …

Virtual Reality

Pictures of the Week 6.16.17

Entertainment Industry

Victorians’ ‘virtual reality’ showcased in photographs at ruined abbey

The Victorian version of virtual reality is being showcased at one of the UK’s most stunning ruined abbeys, English Heritage has said.<p>Visitors to …

England