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Decline in satisfaction with broadband speeds

    Decline in satisfaction with broadband speeds

Irish broadband is still stuck in the slow lane, while many consumers are in the dark over whether they are getting the speeds they are actually paying for, according to

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Pure Telecom’s €1.75m deal enables DSM to create 15 jobs

    Pure Telecom’s €1.75m deal enables DSM to create 15 jobs

Pure Telecom has announced it has signed a €1.75 million two-year deal with sales agency DSM. The deal will allow DSM to recruit 15 sales representatives, who will be tasked

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Carlow tech company opens new Chicago office

    Carlow tech company opens new Chicago office

Security specialist company Netwatch is set to open a new office in Chicago. The move will create 15 new jobs in the area. The company has chosen Chicago as its

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Nova Leah to create 50 new jobs in Dundalk

    Nova Leah to create 50 new jobs in Dundalk

Medical device security firm Nova Leah has announced plans to recruit 78 people to its workforce over the next four years. Around 50 of those roles will be based in

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Sandyford to drive Dublin as Smart City

    Sandyford to drive Dublin as Smart City

Sandyford has been pinpointed as a Smart Region capable of driving Dublin on as a Smart City at Ireland’s first Smart Cities Summit in Leopardstown. The Summit, which was organised

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HealthBeacon to create 20 jobs

    HealthBeacon to create 20 jobs

Dublin-based digital health company HealthBeacon has announced the creation of 20 jobs, which will aim to bring the company’s headcount to 37. The new positions will support the launch of

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The Future of Food Tech Innovation

    The Future of Food Tech Innovation

“We are moving towards a time when anyone, anywhere can order anything,” according to Amanda Roche Kelly, Managing Director of JUST EAT in Ireland. “Consumers are looking for quick, innovative

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Technology M&A – Trends and Themes

    Technology M&A – Trends and Themes

“The overall pace of M&A in the tech sector is at record levels,” according to Rory O’Sullivan, a managing director at Pagemill Partners, a division of Duff & Phelps, which

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Just 29% of Irish people believe schools are providing necessary digital skills

    Just 29% of Irish people believe schools are providing necessary digital skills

A survey commissioned by Ricoh Ireland has found that just 29% of Irish people believe schools are equipping children with the necessary skills for the digital era. It also revealed

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Equinix appoints Kevin O’Connor as Channel Manager in Ireland

    Equinix appoints Kevin O’Connor as Channel Manager in Ireland

Interconnection and data centre company Equinix has announced the appointment of Kevin O’Connor as channel manager for Ireland. Kevin will be responsible for the management of Equinix Ireland’s channel business

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OpenJaw Technologies to double workforce

    OpenJaw Technologies to double workforce

Irish travel software company OpenJaw Technologies has announced plans to double its global workforce from 230 to 450 employees in the next three years, with at least 50 of the

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Ibec calls for response to cyber attacks

    Ibec calls for response to cyber attacks

Commenting on last weekend’s unprecedented international cyber attacks, Ibec’s Head of Digital Policy, Erik O’Donovan said: “While Ireland appears to have been spared so far in the wave of cyber

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Virgin Media Business partners with TechConnect Live 2017

    Virgin Media Business partners with TechConnect Live 2017

TechConnect Live, Ireland’s largest technology event, is delighted to confirm Virgin Media Business as the event’s headline sponsor for 2017. Ireland’s best business broadband provider is the perfect partner for

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Path to GDPR – practical steps to take

    Path to GDPR – practical steps to take

Information security company Ward Solutions will host a seminar on June 9th in the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland (RCPI), Kildare Street, Dublin 2, to outline the practical steps

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€10m upgrade planned by Bank of Ireland

    €10m upgrade planned by Bank of Ireland

Bank of Ireland is planning to spend €10 million on upgrading its branch network. Works will include opening a new branch in Cherrywood, south Dublin this September. The Bank also

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Cork Airport launches tech competition

    Cork Airport launches tech competition

Cork Airport has launched a competition to invite tenders from the tech community in Cork under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) initiative. The competition, in partnership with Enterprise Ireland,

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Datapac provides Walsh Whiskey Distillery with customised ERP solution

    Datapac provides Walsh Whiskey Distillery with customised ERP solution

Datapac has announced the implementation of a customised ERP solution for Walsh Whiskey Distillery. The new system unifies Walsh Whiskey Distillery’s different departments, providing increased oversight and streamlining the company’s

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Trinity College plans €1bn tech & enterprise campus

    Trinity College plans €1bn tech & enterprise campus

A startup incubator in Dublin run by Boston-based Cambridge Innovation Centre (CIC) is set to be included in a €1bn technology and enterprise campus being planned by Trinity College. The

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Immedis acquires US international payroll company Expaticore

    Immedis acquires US international payroll company Expaticore

Payroll technology and employment tax services firm Immedis has announced a $10 million acquisition of US international payroll company, Expaticore. Expaticore has an established international client base and a proven

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BorgWarner adds new production line for electric vehicle technology

    BorgWarner adds new production line for electric vehicle technology

Hybrid and electric vehicle (EV) technology company BorgWarner has announced a €10 million investment in capital equipment and a €1.5 million investment in its facility in Tralee to expand the

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Globoforce Dublin headquarters expansion to create 100 jobs

    Globoforce Dublin headquarters expansion to create 100 jobs

Social recognition solutions company Globoforce has unveiled its new 45,000 sq ft Dublin headquarters at Park West, Dublin 12 and announced the creation of 100 jobs over the next three

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DCU researchers develop space sensors for European Space Agency

    DCU researchers develop space sensors for European Space Agency

Three Irish companies have successfully won contracts to develop satellite and communications systems to the European Space Agency (ESA). The three companies are Enbio, InnaLabs, and Pilot Photonics. Enbio has

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42% of Irish businesses have no plan to handle data breaches

    42% of Irish businesses have no plan to handle data breaches

Information security company Ward Solutions has found that 42% of Irish businesses don’t have a crisis management plan to implement in the event of a data compromise. The finding was

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Ricoh Ireland donates to Temple Street Hospital

    Ricoh Ireland donates to Temple Street Hospital

Ricoh Ireland it has donated print and document management devices worth more than €175,000 to Temple Street Children’s University Hospital.

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Meat Technology Ireland launched

    Meat Technology Ireland launched

Meat Technology Ireland, a strategic research and innovation base in beef and sheep meat processing in Ireland, has been launched

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CWSI signs €2m deal with UK mobile network

    CWSI signs €2m deal with UK mobile network

Irish-owned security systems firm CWSI has signed a deal worth €2 million a year with a UK mobile network. CWSI

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Extra 300,000 premises to get high speed broadband

    Extra 300,000 premises to get high speed broadband

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten has announced that an additional 300,000 premises across Ireland will be

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Two thirds of Irish workers unable to work from home during transport strikes

    Two thirds of Irish workers unable to work from home during transport strikes

Hundreds of thousands of people around Ireland have been affected by the recent and ongoing public transport strikes, with many unable

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Asavie opens new HQ in Kuala Lumpur

    Asavie opens new HQ in Kuala Lumpur

Irish IoT platform provider Asavie has announced the opening of a new regional headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and the

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Damovo announces new Dublin jobs

    Damovo announces new Dublin jobs

Technology company Damovo has announced 30 new roles at its Global Services Centre in Dublin. Recruitment is underway for the

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Minister for Jobs launches VODAFONE & SIRO National Gigabit Hub Initiative

    Minister for Jobs launches VODAFONE & SIRO National Gigabit Hub Initiative

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor has launched Vodafone and SIRO’s national Gigabit Hub Initiative, which aims

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Robots could affect 30% of UK jobs, says PwC

    Robots could affect 30% of UK jobs, says PwC

According to a study by PwC, robotics and artificial intelligence could affect almost a third of UK jobs by the

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Datapac awarded HP Inc. Partner of the Year for UK and Ireland

    Datapac awarded HP Inc. Partner of the Year for UK and Ireland

Datapac, a leading technology solutions and services provider in Ireland, today announced that it has been awarded HP Inc. Partner

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Apple unveils new iPad and iPhones

    Apple unveils new iPad and iPhones

Apple has updated its iPad line and dropped the “Air” branding as it boosts the specs on its mid-tier product.

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Paul Synnott appointed as a Director of Esri Ireland

    Paul Synnott appointed as a Director of Esri Ireland

Esri Ireland, a global leader in Geographic Information’s Systems (GIS), has appointed Paul Synnott to its board of directors. In his

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Irish woman making waves in Silicon Valley

    Irish woman making waves in Silicon Valley

Northern Ireland born Sarah Friar has been appointed the first independent board member at Slack, the business communications platform. Friar

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€6.7m EU boost to improve bathing waters in Ireland and Wales

    €6.7m EU boost to improve bathing waters in Ireland and Wales

A €6.7 million EU-backed initiative to combat the effects of pollution on bathing waters in Wales and Ireland has been

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Controversial online lottery website launches in Ireland

    Controversial online lottery website launches in Ireland

Lottoland, a website that allows users play lotteries in other jurisdictions, has launched in Ireland. Based in Gibraltar and headed

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Reluctance among asset management sector to adapt to technological advances

    Reluctance among asset management sector to adapt to technological advances

A new study from PwC has reported that Brexit and digital technology will reshape the asset and wealth management industry,

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Dublin City Council announces €100k of innovation procurement funding to increase cycling in city

    Dublin City Council announces €100k of innovation procurement funding to increase cycling in city

Four companies have been each awarded €25,000 Phase 2 funding to develop smart technology solutions to help increase bicycle usage,

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Apple Pay mobile payment service launches in Ireland

    Apple Pay mobile payment service launches in Ireland

Apple Pay allows people using certain Apple mobile devices to pay for goods and services in thousands of retail outlets

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Windows loses ground as Android OS battles for top spot

    Windows loses ground as Android OS battles for top spot

Windows might be the leading operating system around the world thanks to its presence on desktop PCs and laptops but

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Autism App Scoops Top Business Bootcamp Award

    Autism App Scoops Top Business Bootcamp Award

A talented group of teenagers from Galway, Cork, Kilkenny, Offaly and Dublin claimed the winning spot at the 2017 BT

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Companies Invited to Tender for €30,000 to Support Energy Innovations

    Companies Invited to Tender for €30,000 to Support Energy Innovations

The FREED Project is inviting applications from companies, SME’s or start-ups to develop innovative energy technologies, the Western Development Commission

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R&D Tax Credits and the Knowledge Development Box: An insight into Ireland’s ICT Sector

    R&D Tax Credits and the Knowledge Development Box: An insight into Ireland’s ICT Sector

Post provided by Mazars. Ireland has one of the highest concentrations of digital technology activity and employment within the OECD

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Mobile Technologies to Create 150 Jobs in Drogheda

    Mobile Technologies to Create 150 Jobs in Drogheda

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor announced on Wednesday that Mobile Technologies Inc. (MTI) is to hire

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SEAI Invites Businesses to Energy Saving Solutions Show

    SEAI Invites Businesses to Energy Saving Solutions Show

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is inviting businesses to come to the Energy Show 2017, taking place at

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BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp Kicks Off

    BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp Kicks Off

Some of the best young business minds in the country are getting ready to be put through their paces at

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Smart Factory to Launch MES Data Entry Stations

    Smart Factory to Launch MES Data Entry Stations

Post Provided by Smart Factory. Smart Factory is to launch a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) range of mobile and fixed data

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Irish Companies to Showcase at Mobile World Congress 2017

    Irish Companies to Showcase at Mobile World Congress 2017

Fourteen client companies will showcase their communications technology solutions on the Ireland Pavilion at Mobile World Congress which takes places

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Microsoft to Hire 600 People in Dublin

    Microsoft to Hire 600 People in Dublin

Microsoft announced on Friday plans to hire 600 people, according to IDA Ireland. Following the selection of Dublin as the

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OncoMark Secures €2.1 Million Investment to Commercialise Breast Cancer Diagnostic Test

    OncoMark Secures €2.1 Million Investment to Commercialise Breast Cancer Diagnostic Test

OncoMark, a University College Dublin (UCD) spin-out company, announced on Wednesday that it has secured €2.1 million to fund the commercialisation

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Phase Two Extension of ‘The Mill’ Enterprise Hub Opens in Drogheda

    Phase Two Extension of ‘The Mill’ Enterprise Hub Opens in Drogheda

The Minister for Small Business, Pat Breen, officially opened the Phase two extension of The Mill in Drogheda, County Louth,

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The Benefits of R&D Tax Credits and the Knowledge Development Box for the Construction Sector

    The Benefits of R&D Tax Credits and the Knowledge Development Box for the Construction Sector

Post provided by Mazars. From building technologies and enhanced decision-making systems, the advances in both digital technology and connectivity with

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BrowserStack to Establish International Headquarters in Dublin

    BrowserStack to Establish International Headquarters in Dublin

Mobile and web testing platform BrowserStack has operationalized its devise Mobile Data Center in Dublin, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

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Shard Capital Launches Venture Capital Fund

    Shard Capital Launches Venture Capital Fund

Shard Capital Partners LLP announcesd on Thursday the launch and first closing of the Suir Valley Venture Fund of Suir

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Accenture Launches R&D Hub ‘The Dock’, Announces 300 Jobs

    Accenture Launches R&D Hub ‘The Dock’, Announces 300 Jobs

Accenture announced on Friday plans to hire more than 300 technology and design professionals in Ireland this year. This includes

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Taoglas Secures €633,000 Funding From European Space Agency

    Taoglas Secures €633,000 Funding From European Space Agency

Taoglas secured €633,000 funding  from the European Space Agency (ESA), Minister of State for Training, Skills & Innovation John Halligan announced

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