• Break it to make it September 22, 2017
    While at VMWorld Europe 2017 in Barcelona a couple of weeks ago, I met a man with an interesting job. I admit that it isn’t often you see the words ‘VMworld’ and ‘interesting job’ in the same sentence. His job was product manager at Login VSI. Again, I accept that the words ‘product manager’ don’t […]
  • Connected health champion receives NovaUCD 2017 Innovation Award September 22, 2017
    The NovaUCD 2017 Innovation Award was presented to UCD Dean of Physiotherapy Prof Brian Caulfield for his championing of a connected health ecosystem in Ireland. The award was presented during an event today held at NovaUCD, in recognition of Prof Caulfield’s successful commercialisation of research, undertaken at UCD’s School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports […]
  • The communication conundrum September 22, 2017
    Communication. It’s something we do all the time and we think we are pretty good at it. In fact, just the other day I heard someone say that a unique capability of our species is to be able to communicate complex ideas to many at once, primarily through story telling. “Whether it is the hoary […]
  • TechBeat: Digital transformation—delivering on the promise, with quality September 22, 2017
    Digital transformation is high on the agenda of every business in country, with dire warnings for those who do not get on this particular trend. Or is it? TechBeat, in association with Comtrade, polled 133 Irish IT professionals to see where Irish organisations are on digital transformation journey, and what it means for them. The […]
  • Scientists give biometric security systems the (fake) finger September 22, 2017
    Researchers have fabricated a wearable fake fingertip that is able to fool biometric security systems.The spoof digit end features a number of properties found in human skin, and is being used to test the two main types of fingerprint reader. Most readers are either optical or capacitive. Optical readers use light rays to capture an […]
  • Trilogy’s Edel Creely appointed Ibec president September 22, 2017
    Employers representative body Ibec has appointed Trilogy Technologies gorup managing director Edel Creely as its new president. Since establishing Trilogy Technologies in 2009, Creely has successfully grown the company into one of the leading IT managed services providers in the Irish market. She has a degree in Engineering from Trinity College Dublin, and has been […]
  • Circle opens global HQ in Dublin September 22, 2017
    Payments app developer Circle Pay has opened a new global HQ in Dublin to house their growing team. The company also announced plans to grow the base to 30 employees by the end of March 2018. Circle Pay’s customer growth in Europe has reached 800% and payments volume has grown by more than 700% in […]
  • Legally cyborg with Shane P. McNamee September 22, 2017
    Do you have a licence for that hydraulic hand? Should doctors consider mechanical devices as ‘heroic measures’? Can your employer decide how you should be rebuilt after an accident on the job? This week Niall Kitson explores these ideas and more with legal researcher Shane P. McNamee. To never miss an episode of TechRadio subscribe, […]
  • Oracle eases cloud path with new programmes, licence uses September 22, 2017
    Organisations that have wanted to move to the cloud have found difficulties with complexity and costs traded off against flexibility, according to Oracle. To help cloud buyers tackle these issues the company has new programmes that lower costs “by delivering increased automation and flexibility, and enable customers to get more value from their existing Oracle […]
  • Edge computing and how it’s changing the network September 22, 2017
    Edge computing allows data produced by Internet of Things (IoT) devices to be processed closer to where it is created instead of sending it across long routes to data centres or clouds. Doing this computing closer to the edge of the network lets organisations analyse important data in near real-time—a need of organisations across many […]