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  • Vodafone IoT connections grow 35% year-on-year April 23, 2019
    Vodafone has seen their global connections for Internet of Things (IoT) technology grow 35%. The company is seeing steady growth in IoT across all sectors and it is only anticipated to rise. By 2027, 5.4 billion IoT connections are predicted worldwide. Debbie Power, IoT country manager at Vodafone Ireland says “Adoption of IoT technologies has […]
  • Samsung pushes back Galaxy Fold release to ‘run further internal tests’ April 23, 2019
    After announcing over the weekend that it was delaying Galaxy Fold launch events in Hong Kong and Shanghai this week, the electronics giant has now also reportedly pushed back the release date of its next-generation handset following a flurry of poor reviews and problems with the device. The Wall Street Journal initially reported that the Fold […]
  • Intuity acquires Office Technology April 23, 2019
    Intuity Technologies has acquired of Dublin-based managed print services company Office Technology Ltd. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Office Technology brand and management team will remain in place. The combined entity will support and partner over 2,000 customers all over Ireland, the UK and the USA. The group turnover last year […]
  • Microsoft’s Sets interface appears dead for now April 23, 2019
    Microsoft appears to have put Microsoft Sets, the tabbed redesign of Windows, on hold, though it’s uncertain whether it’s been killed outright. Rich Turner, a senior product manager at Microsoft responsible for the Windows Console, tweeted on Saturday that “the Shell-provided tab experience is no more, but adding tabs is high on our to do […]
  • HealthBeacon’s Lara Kelly on IoT in hospitals April 23, 2019
    The Internet of Things is changing the way we manage our health. This week Niall Kitson talks with Lara Kelly, the head of the data and analytical team at HealthBeacon, a company that has developed a connected sharps box. To never miss an episode of TechRadio subscribe, comment and rate us on iTunes, Soundcloud, Stitcher, […]
  • No island is an island April 23, 2019
    I’m always interested to see stories concerning people outside Dublin and the larger urban centres such as Galway, Cork and Limerick, doing what they can to give other parts of Ireland a fighting chance when it comes to retaining people in their own environs, especially if it involves technology. This is mainly because they serve […]
  • Shimmer launches second version of NeuroLynQ neuromarketing platform April 23, 2019
    Global leaders in wearable technology for research applications, Shimmer, have announced version 2.0 if its NeuroLynQ biometrics neuromarketing platform. Scientifically validated galvanic skin responses (GSR) allows the non-conscious emotional response an audience has to stimuli to be monitored. Version 2.0 features an all new analytics module. GSR, or skin conductance, refers to changes in sweat […]
  • AI and Automation could displace 46,000 jobs by 2023 April 23, 2019
    According to a government report, AI and automation are putting 46,000 jobs at risk over the next five years. A lack of ICT talent in Ireland also threatens employment growth. As it stands, 12,000 jobs are expected to go unfilled in the sector over the next two years. Reports also claim that one third of […]
  • NCI wins EU Big Data funding award for pharmaceutical analytics research April 23, 2019
    National College of Ireland’s cloud competency centre has secured €1.1 million in funding from CHRIST-ERA, for their pharmaceutical data analytics and cloud computing project. Each year, CHIST-ERA calls for research proposals on important topics. In 2017, the brief was ‘Big Data and process modelling for smart industry.’ Answering CHIST-ERAs call, NCI’s cloud competency centre was […]
  • US fashion rental company announces 150 software jobs for Galway April 23, 2019
    Rent the Runway the company that created the world’s first living, sustainable wardrobe by enabling women to rent versus buy their clothing, has selected Galway for its first international technology office, creating 150 jobs in software enginggering and development. The project is supported by IDA Ireland. The new operation will be the first for Rent […]