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  • How advances in technology are affecting our home lives April 20, 2018
    In this digital age, our homes are becoming filled and in some cases controlled by gadgets. We can now control our TV, lights and music from apps and suddenly everyone wants a digital personal assistant. These devices are becoming a necessary part of modern life changing the way we work and live our lives in […]
  • Tech Awards flashback: robotics, automation and efficiency April 20, 2018
    The artificial intelligence an automation revolution has already had an impact in many sectors, but contact centres and helpdesks are among the most tangible. According to one MIT report, deployed robots have replaced an average of 3.4 workers. Despite such figures, the beneficial effects of automation and robotics is to take some of the drudgery […]
  • Densify appoints DataSolutions as distribution partner for Ireland, UK April 20, 2018
    Densify, a developer of machine learning cloud optimisation services, has appointed DataSolutions as a distribution partner to support expansion in Ireland and the UK. Densify’s software-as-a-service solution allows applications to become self-aware of their public cloud resource demands, perfectly and continuously matching their needs with the best cloud supply. Densify is powered by Cloe, a […]
  • The value of design thinking with Bank of Ireland’s Lesley Tully April 20, 2018
    In this extended interview originally released last year, Niall Kitson meets Bank of Ireland head of design thinking Lesley Tully to find out how business can benefit from a more creative approach to problem solving. To never miss an episode of TechRadio subscribe, comment and rate us on iTunes, Soundcloud, Stitcher, Spreacker or paste the […]
  • IT Professional’s day 2018 April 20, 2018
    The Irish Computer Society, on Monday next 23 April, celebrates all things IT pro, with IT Professional’s Day. The day will “applaud the heroes who work in technology and strive to make life easier”. Encouraging all IT pros to get involved, ICS asks professionals to commit to the IT Professional’s Code of Conduct, connect with […]
  • EC proposes new rules for faster production of evidence April 20, 2018
    The European Commission is proposing new rules which will require the providers of cloud services, email and telecoms to produce data called as evidence within six hours. The efforts are to increase the ability of law enforcement to fight crime and terrorism in the Internet age. The commission said that such rules are necessary to […]
  • Java 11 roadmap: expected new features April 20, 2018
    Now that Oracle has released Java Development Kit 10, the next version, JDK 11, is just around the corner. Due in September 2018 as part of Oracle’s new six-month release cadence for the standard edition of Java, Version 11 has just a handful of announced features so far. Java 11 is also set to lose […]
  • Hortonworks’ Data Steward Studio has an eye to GDPR uses April 20, 2018
    Hortonworks has launched a new product called Data Steward Studio (DSS) to help enterprise customers find, identify, secure and connect data for consistent governance across cloud and on-premise data lakes. The product is an extension of the vendor’s security and governance tool, Hortonworks DataPlane Services, and is aimed at helping anyone within an organisation with […]
  • ‘Crafty Irish Girl’ wins 2018 open eir Silver Surfer grand prize April 19, 2018
    Sixty-five-year-old Margaret Byrne from Tallaght, in Dublin, was names overall winner of the 2018 open eir Silver Surfer Awards at a ceremony earlier this week. She also picked up the hobbies on the net’ award. Margaret (also known as ‘The Crafty Irish Girl’ from her blog) is a crochet, knitting and jewellery maker who uses […]
  • Facebook: GDPR means ‘new privacy experiences for everyone’ April 19, 2018
    Facebook will ask all its users to make decisions about how they want advertising on the platform personalised to their interests, and whether to continue sharing religious, relationship or political information on their profiles. The company said it is making the changes first in Europe, in order to comply with the European Union’s General Data […]