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Datalex sees double-digit revenue growth

Software company Datalex has seen its revenue grow 17% in for the six months to the end of June, as it took revenue of $24.4m (€21.8m). The Irish company, which provides

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Apple granted permission for €850m data centre in Galway

Tech giant Apple has been granted permission by An Bord Pleanala to build an €850m data centre in Co Galway. The 24,500 square metre data centre, an administration building and associated

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EMIT helps Depaul increase network security and save money

EMIT, a leading Irish business productivity and technology firm, today announces its implementation of a comprehensive managed IT security service for Depaul. Powered by Dell SonicWALL, the service provides Depaul

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PTC Creates 50 Jobs in Dublin

PTC plans to create 50 new jobs in Dublin in 2018. The firm focuses on technologies in the Internet of Things. The company will set up a new research development office and investment supported by IDA Ireland.

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Kaseya opens new EMEA headquarters in Dublin creating 10 jobs

Enterprise software player Kaseya, has opened a new Dublin based EMEA headquarters, employing 10 more tech jobs. The bigger office at Custom House Plaza in Dublin will house 40 employees, with room

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iDirect Establishes Engineering and Innovation Center in Ireland

Satellite ground infrastructure provider will tap into technology-rich Killarney region to create more than 30 specialized engineering jobs over the course of 5 years.

Herndon, Va. July 5 – VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology and a company of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced it will establish an Engineering and Innovation Centre in Killarney, Ireland. The facility will help to create new engineering jobs in a technology-rich region of the world. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.

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Join over 1000 delegates at the annual IT Food and Drink Summit in Birmingham

The Food and Drink IT Summit’s annual gathering will be taking place on July 5th in the Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham. The Summit will provide a timely platform to discuss and

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Government launches new €1.9m initiative to attract tech talent to Ireland

The government has launched a new initiative that will see €1.9m invested into attracting top tech talent to Ireland. Tech/Life Ireland, a new national initiative to brand Ireland as a top

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Pilz Ireland acquires site to build a campus supporting expansion of operations in Ireland

Operating in Ireland since 1998 Automation Technology company Pilz Ireland has recently finalised the purchase of a site adjacent to its existing facility from the IDA in the Cork Business

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A New Supercomputer is Created in Ireland

Ireland has a new fastest supercomputer, owned by an unnamed software company. The computer was made by Hewlett-Packard and it runs at about 365.9 Teraflops per second.

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CoderDojo Hosts Coolest Projects Awards at the RDS

This past weekend, the RDChosted the fifth CoderDojo Coolest Projects Awards.

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Poor Broadband Harms Small Buisnesses

According to a recent survey, nearly 1/5th of small enterprises in Ireland do not have an online presence.

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Digital Global Summit 2017 will be Hosted in Dublin

    Digital Global Summit 2017 will be Hosted in Dublin

It has recently been announced that Dublin will host a new Digital Global Summit that will take place May 10th and the 11th of 2017.

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Fleetmatics Creates Dublin Based Jobs

Fleetmatics has recently announced that they plan to create 75 jobs based in Dublin by 2018.

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Dublin Eye Clinic Offers New Laser Eye Surgery Procedure

    Dublin Eye Clinic Offers New Laser Eye Surgery Procedure

Wellington Eye Clinic has recently become the first optic clinic to utilize a new procedure for laser vision correction in the Republic of Ireland.

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CS and STEM learning in schools hampered due to lack of resources

Fundamental reform in Ireland’s education system is needed if the digital skills gap evident in Irish society is to be met, a senior academic from Trinity College Dublin said today.

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Irish Tech firms raise €237m in venture capital funding

Technology firms in Ireland have raised €237m in venture capital funding in the first quarter of 2016, almost double that of last year, according to the latest VenturePulse figures from

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Irish companies not providing adequate cyber security training – new research from Data Solutions

More than half of Irish companies don’t provide regular cyber security training to staff, a new survey commissioned by Data Solutions has found1. The leading Irish IT solutions distributor found

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BT to invest £6bn in UK network upgrade

London-based broadband provider BT said it would spend £6 billion on rolling out superfast fibre and 4G mobile connections in the next three years. This comes as the company reported a better

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Eir reports rise in revenue

Eir has reported a rise in revenue and earnings for the three months to the end of March. The telecom company’s revenues  were up 3% to €321m, with earnings before

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Intel’s Irish workforce to be affected by job cuts

Intel is set to cut hundreds of jobs from its Irish workforce as part of a global restructuring by the computer chip giant. A week ago the company announced that it

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Tech Connect Live, Ireland’s Largest Technology Event

Tech Connect Live, Ireland’s largest technology event takes place in the RDS in Dublin on Wednesday the 25th of May. Visitors to the 2016 Conference will get the chance to

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Toshiba takes $2.3 billion writedown

Japan’s Toshiba Corp said on Tuesday that it booked an impairment charge of $2.3 billion for the past financial year on U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse, a much-anticipated move to address

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Obelisk Group secures €6m investment

Obelisk Group has secured a €6m investment to help fund the expansion of its telecommunications and power infrastructure sectors in

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Life Sciences in Ireland Prepare for Industry 4.0

Manufacturing software specialists, Seabrook Technology Group, is hosting the first Preparing for Industry 4.0 conference for life sciences industries in

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Microsoft reports poor results

Microsoft has reported results that fell short of analysts’ expectations, showing its high-profile cloud business cannot quite make up for

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Merck to create 70 jobs for Cork

70 new jobs are to be created at Merck in Co. Cork. The announcement comes after the medical science and

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Ness Supports Alfresco Software within the Enterprise Content Management Market

Ness Software Engineering Services (SES), a leading provider of software product engineering services, today revealed how it has contributed to

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Intel to cut 12,000 jobs worldwide

Tech giant Intel has announced that it will cut 12,000 jobs of its 107,300 strong workforce worldwide. The company currently employs around

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Slack to create 80 jobs at new Dublin hub

Slack is to create 80 jobs in Dublin over the next two years, bringing its workforce to 180 employed in Dublin. The company

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HUBER+SUHNER meets future capacity needs with launch of IANOS® fiber management system at Data Centre World [RealWire]

Leading international manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity, HUBER+SUHNER, today announced the launch of IANOS®: a

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Microsoft backs new EU-US Privacy Shield

Microsoft has become the first United States tech giant to sign up for the EU-US Privacy Shield. The company has

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Intercom lands $50m investment creating 100 new jobs forDublin

Intercom has closed a new funding round of $50m and will create 100 new jobs for Dublin after raising. The massive

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Bizimply completes €2m funding round

Bizimply, the Irish technology firm has completed a €2 million funding round to support its recent growth plans to double its workforce. The funding

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Atlantic Bridge confirms €140m fund in European technology companies

Global Technology Fund Atlantic Bridge has launched a €140 million fund aimed at European technology companies with potential global market scalability. The Dublin-based company plans

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Facebook to expand its Dublin workforce by 200

    Facebook to expand its Dublin workforce by 200

Facebook is to grow its Dublin workforce by expanding the number of people it employs in Dublin by 200. The new jobs will

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Zamano Full-year revenues up 22.3%

    Zamano Full-year revenues up 22.3%

Zamano the Dublin based mobile messaging, payments and marketing company, has recorded a 22% rise in revenue to €24.3m for

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Computer program beats world Go champion

Google’s AlphaGo computer program has won the first of five matches against one of the world’s top players of a

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Magnet Networks buys Imagine’s retail business division

Telecom and cloud services provider, Magnet Networks, has acquired the Irish retail business division of Imagine Communications Group in an all-cash

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Survey shows: 59% of medtech firms in Ireland increased sales in 2015

Ireland’s reputation as a major global hub for the medtech sector has grown in stature in recent years with 18

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Heidelberg to present “Simply Smart” at Drupa

Packaging is in the spotlight at Drupa where Heidelberg is exhibiting under the banner “Simply Smart” in Hall 1. A

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Canon’s new i-SENSYS LBP151dw saves space and time for small workplaces

Canon, world leader in imaging solutions, today announces the launch of the new i-SENSYS LBP151dw single function printer (SFP).  The

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Asavie and Eir team up to bring IoT to Irish firms

Asavie, an enterprise mobility management firm, and Eir Business, the telecoms provider, have launched IoT Connect, a new service that

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Facebook a valuable ally to the wireless industry

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has tried to extend an olive branch to mobile phone companies, on which the popular social network

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Branson to unveil “Virgin Galactic SpaceShip 2”

Richard Branson is set to unveil the new Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo as the company pushes ahead in the race to

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Deniel Ek:”Spotify saved the music industry from decline”

Founder of the digital music service Spotify, Daniel Ek, claims his firm to have saved the music industry from constant

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Nokia posts strong network result

Finland’s Nokia has today reported better than expected profits for its mainstay telecom network equipment business. But the company also warned

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Viacom to sell Snapchat ads in multi-year deal

Viacom is said to be extending its deal with Snapchat which will allow it to sell advertising on the mobile

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Mexican Ambassador visits CONNECT Centre

The Mexican Ambassador to Ireland, Mr Carlos García De Alba, has praised the FORGE project at the CONNECT Centre in

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Corporate Integration of Virtual Reality for the Future opened

On Friday, January 22, 2016 the VR Center was presented for the first time to a select audience, namely to

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WhatsApp reaches 1 billion users

WhatsApp has reached one billion users, making the messaging app one of the most commonly-used internet services in the world.

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Virgin takes flight with first ever 360 TV ad on Apple TV

Virgin Media has become the first brand to have a traditional TV advertisement in 360 degree on the Apple TV

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40 jobs at Dublin e-learning firm

Forty new positions have been announced at Irish education technology company Shaw Academy. The company, which provides online learning services, has

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Microsoft beats forecast on cloud demands

Technology corporation, Microsoft has reported quarterly revenue and profit that beat analysts’ expectations, driven by aggressive cost cutting and growing

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160 technology jobs for Galway, Cork

160 jobs have been announced by technology companies in Galway and Cork. Two technology companies in Galway, Ice Cube and Tec

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Google agrees £130m tax deal in the UK

Internet giant Google has agreed a £130 million deal with the UK taxman to pay money it has owed for

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Donald Rumsfeld has created a Solitaire app

The award for most unlikely app developer of 2016 might already be wrapped up after former US secretary of defence

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Irish Taoglas opens new centre in US

Enniscorthy-based Taoglas, an Irish technology firm which specialises in wireless antennas, is opening a $2m facility in San Diego. The

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