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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 around the country where contactless payments are accepted. They will also be able to use the system to pay for purchases on participating apps and websites. The Apple Pay Irish launch comes two-and-a-half years after […]

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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 it is increasingly being overshadowed by Google’s mobile OS. New data from webs analytics firm StatCounter shows Android’s global market share hit 37.4% last month, just behind Windows on 38.6%.
Launched in September 2008, Android now […]

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Ergo Re:Thinks Managed Print and So Should You

    Ergo Re:Thinks Managed Print and So Should You

As Ireland’s leading cloud and managed services provider, Ergo excels in matching technology to business needs and has been helping organisations achieve their strategic goals for more than 23 years. Print and document management have always been core to what we do. Taking care of more than 700 million prints and copies per annum and […]

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Industry 4.0 finds increasing application in production

    Industry 4.0 finds increasing application in production

Digitalisation is the key to networked, flexible production of the future.
The implementation of Industry 4.0 is an ongoing process that involves challenges, but also offers great potential for the automation industry – Festo recognised this at an early stage. The key elements of industrial digitalisation are the individual components, which communicate with each other within […]

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Is EPR Still Hot?

    Is EPR Still Hot?

Business software, accounting, workflow, process management and MRP. There was a time when we’d shout it from the rooftops, but nowadays, we’re less inclined to make that much noise. For some of us, these terms, albeit, part of our lexicon, are enough to make us dizzy, or perhaps even put us to sleep.
It was probably […]

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Vodafone to increase Irish workforce to 2,000 in latest recruitment drive

    Vodafone to increase Irish workforce to 2,000 in latest recruitment drive

Vodafone Ireland has announced the creation of 60 new technology and digital specialist positions over the next year to 18 months, bringing their total number of employees in Ireland to 2,000.
Already, 25 of these new roles have been filled this year to date following significant investment from the company in its IT infrastructure and customer […]

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EMIT helps Depaul increase network security and save money

Pictured at the announcement that EMIT has implemented a comprehensive managed IT security service for Depaul, powered by Dell SonicWALL, are (L-R): Eamon Moore, managing director, EMIT; Niamh Townsend, general manager, Dell Ireland; and Aoife Watters, director of finance and corporate services, Depaul.
EMIT, a leading Irish business productivity and technology firm, today announces its implementation […]

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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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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 debate how Food and Drink companies are increasingly making the move towards creating a smarter business. More and more data is available throughout the food factory and across the whole […]

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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 destination to pursue a career in technology was launched on Monday.
A goal of 3,000 technology professionals coming to the country from abroad each year will see […]

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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 enjoy powerful keynote talks from leading Irish and global corporations, technology companies , entrepreneurs and investors, plus start up pitches  from the hottest startups,  all […]

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Kellton Tech to establish its EMEA HQ in Drogheda, creating 100 jobs

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, today announced that Kellton Tech Solutions Limited, a global IT company, is to establish its EMEA headquarters in Drogheda, Co. Louth, creating 100 jobs over five years.The development is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation through IDA Ireland.
Kellton Tech enables businesses to make […]

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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 led by Dublin and London-based private equity fund Causeway Capital alongside 500 Startups, will be used to expand’s the company’s sales and marketing capability.
The firm, which is based in the Digital Hub, is planning to double its workforce […]

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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 to invest in up to 20 European companies.
The fund called Atlantic Bridge III, will focus on scaling Irish and European companies in high growth enterprise technology in the areas of big data, internet of things, robotics […]

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Alere to create 40 jobs in Galway

Medical technology company Alere is to triple the size of its operations in Galway, which will result in the creation of 40 new jobs.
The company’s Ballybrit operation oversees the processing and delivery of medical diagnostic tests, and already employs over 100 people.
Following its expansion, the company will manage more than 150 million tests at its […]

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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 demand for its cloud products and services.
Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella has focused on cloud services and mobile applications on slower growth in its traditional software business.
Companies moving much of their information technology off premises, […]

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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 Support, have announced they will merge and their planned expansion will include the creation of up to 100 jobs over the next three years.
Another two technology companies, meanwhile, have announced the creation of 60 jobs in Cork […]

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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 new design and testing site is said by Taoglas to be the first facility of its kind in North America.
The company’s technology helps enable machine-to-machine and Internet of Things communication.
Among the applications are connecting vehicles to […]

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AIB Seed Capital backed iCabbi with UK and US expansion

Richard Watson, investment manager, Dublin BIC and Gavan Walsh, founder and CEO, iCabbi
Dublin BIC today announces dispatch technology company iCabbi is targeting €15M annual recurring revenue (ARR) within two years with expansion in the UK and US. The company has seen exponential growth of 300% in the past year on the back of seed funding […]

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Renault-Nissan to launch cars with self-driving technology

Renault and Nissan’s partnership will launch more than ten cars with self-driving technology over the next four years in the US, Europe, China and Japan, the alliance’s leader has announced.
Vehicles with self-driving technology will debut this year, said Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Renault and chairman of the Renault-Nissan alliance.
The cars will have a feature called […]

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Google teams up with Ford to build self-driving cars

    Google teams up with Ford to build self-driving cars

Google and Ford partner up to create a joint venture to build self-driving vehicles with Google’s technology. The contract manufacturing deal, if finalised, is expected to come during the annual International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas during the first week of January.
By pairing with Google, Ford gets a massive boost in self-driving software development; while […]

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DCU Alpha to support 800 jobs and 100 companies

    DCU Alpha to support 800 jobs and 100 companies

DCU Alpha, formerly known as DCU Innovation Campus, has announced that it plans to support 100 companies and 800 jobs over the next three years.
The innovation cluster, which houses over 30 companies and 350 jobs, has announced its new plan with a focus on Internet of Things (IoT) technology.
Irish start-up Neosfar has announced the creation […]

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Cork Science Festival is designing the future for budding scientists and engineers

Cork Science Festival 2015 takes place from 9- 20 November
Now in its 11th year, Cork Science Festival 2015, features a line-up of events in schools across Cork City and County and open days at City Hall from 9-20 November.
This year’s theme ‘Design Your Future’ encourages children of all ages to be inspired and get involved […]

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MedinIreland 2015 highlights- Ireland’s medtech evolution

An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, Eadaoin Ledwidge, Connexicon Medical and 5 year old Tara Burns helping to demonstrate Connexicon’s topical Tissue Adhesive with Terence O’Rourke, Chairman, Enterprise Ireland and Julie Sinnamon, CEO, Enterprise Ireland
The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, today opened Enterprise Ireland’s showcase for medical device and diagnostic products, MedinIreland 2015. The biennial event, being […]

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Denso scanners in use at Musgraves saves time by half

The Denso BHT-1100 scanner has recently been introduced in the Musgrave NI stores, SuperValu and Centra. The Denso BHT-1100 has proven to be highly reliable and accurate and the feedback by managers and employees has been thoroughly positive.
“Our experience with the Denso scanners has been outstanding. We can use them in the sales area, store rooms […]

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Artificial Intelligence firm Nuritas raises €3m in record first-round financing

Dr. Nora Khaldi founder of Nuritas
The Dublin-based food data-mining start-up firm, Nuritas, has raised just under €3m from a range of global investors.
These include the Singapore-based New Protein Capital, a specialist food and agri-tech investment firm, and Ali Partovi, a Silicon Valley-based early investor who also backed Dropbox and Facebook.
Nuritas has broken the Irish record […]

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Galway rewarded 10 new jobs as IT company TitanHq expands

    Galway rewarded 10 new jobs as IT company TitanHq expands

TitanHq has announced it is expanding it’s business in Galway by creating 10 new jobs, this news comes a month after the company rebranded itself from SpamTitan.
TitanHq the email and web security firm, has had huge success since opening in 1999 and has grown significantly in recent years.
“TitanHQ has pursued very rapid growth […]

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Minister White announces €3.5million in Government funding to three Irish marine energy firms

 
Minister Alex White announced Government funding of €3.5million to three Irish marine energy firms for the development and testing of new ocean energy technologies.
The announcement, made at a major European conference on ocean energy taking place in Dublin today, will see the three companies –  Ocean Energy, SeaPower and GKinetic  – receive funding from the […]

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Find out the latest technology trends at the SolutionsPT Roadshow

Industrial IT solutions provider, SolutionsPT, is hosting a special event in Ireland focusing on ‘The Evolution of Industrial IT’.
Taking place on Wednesday 4th November at the K Club in Kildare, the Irish leg of the roadshow will provide best practice guidance for designing industrial IT infrastructures, with topics covering resilience, security and system flexibility.
This year, […]

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€3.3m in funding for Dublin based tech firm ChannelSight

ChannelSight, an Irish-founded tech firm, has received a €3.3 million investment to scale operations in Europe and the US.
The funding round was led by Nauta Capital, with ACT Venture Capital participating and also supported by Enterprise Ireland.
ChannelSight chief executive John Beckett said the funding will allow the Dublin-based e-commerce company to grow at a faster pace in […]

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Sage announces new Dublin centre as cornerstone of its European strategy

Europe’s second largest technology company Sage announces the opening of a new Sandyford base and the creation of 300 jobs.
The Dublin Centre will serve the European market for Sage, the world’s leading small business accounting, payments and payroll solutions provider.
These new centres will provide digitally-driven sales and support for its global products. It will enhance the […]

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Applications now open for Accenture’s FinTech Lab

Today during the Startup Gathering it was announced that applications are now open for Accenture’s latest Fintech Innovation Lab.
The Lab is supported by key players in the finance industry such as Allied Irish Bank, Bank of Ireland, Citi, Fexco, State Street, Realex Payments, Ulster Bank and Credit Suisse, as well as tech giant Google.
Irish start-ups, in […]

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Dell reportedly in talks with EMC for one of biggest ever tech mergers

    Dell reportedly in talks with EMC for one of biggest ever tech mergers

Dell, the world’s third largest personal computer maker, is in talks to buy data storage company EMC, a person familiar with the matter said, in what could be one of the biggest technology deals ever.
Dell is also talking to banks to finance an all-cash offer for the Hopkinton, Massachusetts-based company, the person told Reuters on […]

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Irish energy R&D projects secure €18m EU funding in the last year

 
Since last year, Irish energy research projects have successfully secured €18m in EU funds for Ireland.  That is according to the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) who today launched a joint publication with Enterprise Ireland entitled “Building on Ireland’s Energy Research Performance”.  The report showcases academic and industry exemplars successfully leading and participating in […]

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