TECHNOLOGY

The UK’s unprecedented Brexit decision has many far-reaching consequences that have been analysed at length in the past few years as the deadline to leave the single market draws ever closer. It’s a decision that will send seismic waves...
Our oceans are awash with plastic after decades of careless waste management, but companies across the globe have promised to drastically cut the amount they use with plans to switch to more environmentally friendly biodegradable plastic instead. Now Ireland...
Mark Nagurski has parlayed his previous experience running CultureTech festival in Derry into a new start-up. MakeMatic offers training videos for teachers in digital education. Here, he divulges what MakeMatic is all about. How did you get started on this path? Two...
Artificially intelligent agents (AIs) will soon work alongside human workers, according to the latest annual tech report from Accenture. And, according to Accenture Technology Vision 2018 report which surveyed business and IT executives around the world, firms will need...
As we’ve come to learn when talking about those involved in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) is that the idea that it is just for straight, white men is from a bygone era. In its place is one...
Monaghan-based manufacturing firm Combilift will open a new €50m global headquarters and manufacturing facility in Annahagh, bring 200 new jobs to the area. As one of the biggest employers in Monoghan, Combilift is a global manufacturer of multi-directional forklifts....
Digital intelligence platform New Relic has revealed this morning (26 April) that it will open a new European headquarters in Dublin and create 200 jobs. The firm is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland. The company provides deep...
Cancer Trials Ireland has been a leading light for cancer research since its establishment as the All-Ireland Cooperative Oncology Research Group in 1996. In the two decades since, research and innovation has accelerated and patient attitudes towards clinical trials...
The idea of starting up is something that must permeate the DNA of Bournemouth residents. The town itself is a kind of start-up because before it was founded in 1810 by Lewis Tregonwell, it was a deserted heathland that...
According to figures from Virgin Media, a start-up called Ruban.ie that encourages people to shop local in their community is topping the leaderboard for Irish entries in the Small Business category of the Voom Pitch 2018 competition. It is...