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Today’s News

How one Irish sports-technology startup is taking it to the likes of Adidas

Playertek thinks it can help everyone train like a pro.

These are the Windows 10 features you should know about

It looks familiar but there are many new things you can do with the latest version of Windows.

From TheJournal.ie Ikea has created the kitchen of 2025 — and there’s no cooker or fridge High Tech
From TheJournal.ie Well holy God: Marty McFly’s Hoverboard is now a reality (sort of) We Don't Need Roads
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Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie The good times are back – This taxi app will bring champagne right to your door Notions

The good times are back – This taxi app will bring champagne right to your door

The service has launched in London and it’s not as pricey as you’d think.

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring an accessible way to start learning to code, a messaging app with silent video and some new life in old birds.

How did ice-cream sellers cope with the worst July ever summoned by Mother Nature?

One company we talked to has even taken to using Irish rainwater as a key ingredient in its sorbets.

Now Irish workers can build up their holidays when they’re long-term sick

You can also carry over the leave you’ve build up, for up to 15 months.

Friday 31 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Anglo officials jailed for trying to hide accounts connected to Sean FitzPatrick Guilty

Some of Apple’s most prominent fans really don’t like Apple Music

And they’re going public with their criticism.

From TheJournal.ie The Central Bank is limiting how much you can save in a Credit Union Dispute

The Central Bank is limiting how much you can save in a Credit Union

Irish Credit Unions have said new rules will damage their competitiveness.

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Facebook’s solar-powered laser drone masterplan is starting to take shape From Above This post contains videos

Facebook’s solar-powered laser drone masterplan is starting to take shape

The drones will beam down internet from 90,000 feet.

Google Glass is quietly making a comeback but not in the way you’d expect

It’s thinking more about functionality instead of style.

300 new jobs as Tipperary plant that lay vacant for 4 years to reopen

Amneal Pharmaceuticals has taken over the Johnson & Johnson facility.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland could have fewer jobs next year unless urgent action is taken Competitiveness

Ireland could have fewer jobs next year unless urgent action is taken

While there have has been big growth, there is still plenty to worry about.

Thursday 30 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie What’s Eurostat’s problem with Irish Water? … How long have you got? The Full Decision

What’s Eurostat’s problem with Irish Water? … How long have you got?

The full decision from Eurostat has been revealed. Irish Water looks to be a “heavily subsidised public monopoly” the agency says.

From TheJournal.ie Cowen and I don’t meet much, people might think we’re up to no good – Fintan Drury Anglo

Cowen and I don’t meet much, people might think we’re up to no good – Fintan Drury

Drury – a longtime friend of the former FF Taoiseach and a non-exec director of Anglo – has been talking to the Banking Inquiry.

Solitaire is back on Windows but it’s going to cost you

That’s right, it’s a freemium game.

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From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s railways could be the next up for privatisation… Private Practice

Ireland’s railways could be the next up for privatisation…

The government is reportedly coming under pressure from the Union’s competition branch to put our rail services out to international tender.

Cash pool for female startup founders needed to ‘end discrimination against women’

An Oireachtas committee wants a €25 million fund set aside for female entrepreneurs.

From TheJournal.ie Ryan Tubridy is leaving 2FM for Radio 1 Ryan Airing Elsewhere

Ryan Tubridy is leaving 2FM for Radio 1

RTÉ has confirmed the move. His new show starts on Monday 7 September.

An Uber for helicopters? It’s happening, thanks to U2′s former travel booker

Want to fly from your New York hotel to the airport for around $200? There’s an app for that.

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From TheJournal.ie Clarkson, Hammond and May have a new show – but Irish viewers won’t be able to see it Amazon Prime

Clarkson, Hammond and May have a new show – but Irish viewers won’t be able to see it

It’ll be streaming on Amazon Prime from next year. Amazon Prime isn’t available here.

From The Daily Edge What’s Amazon’s impressive streaming service and why can’t you get it in Ireland? UPC

Samsung is going to lower the price of its phones to compete with the iPhone

The company is considering adjusting the price for the S6 and S6 Edge after sales disappoint.

Varoufakis could face treason charges for planning alternative currency

His immunity to prosecution as a member of parliament must be revoked first.

This boss sold his company for a fortune – then gave his staff over €200,000 each

Nevzat Aydin said he was setting a “bad example” for other employers.

Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Why Richard Branson isn’t a good role model for would-be startup founders

Budding entrepreneurs need to have more realistic goals.

From TheJournal.ie People from the north-west and farmers are Ireland’s worst tax offenders Naughty Farmers

People from the north-west and farmers are Ireland’s worst tax offenders

A new report by the RTÉ Investigations Unit digs into the tax misdemeanours of the Irish public.

Don’t want to wait for Windows 10 to arrive? Here’s how to speed up the process

If you’re getting impatient, you can get it sooner rather than later.

From TheJournal.ie Tired performances all round as David Drumm controversy casts shadow over Banking Inquiry Banking Inquiry

Tired performances all round as David Drumm controversy casts shadow over Banking Inquiry

Mary Harney and John Gormley were the latest former politicians to brave the banking inquiry gauntlet this afternoon.

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Three graphs that sum up Ireland’s broken property system

The country’s population has hit a 150-year high – but there aren’t enough homes being built.

You can be really lazy now when wishing someone a happy birthday on Facebook

You can be really lazy now when wishing someone a happy birthday on Facebook

It only requires you to reply with a single number.

From TheJournal.ie New film studio set to bring some Hollywood glamour to Limerick Troy Studios

New film studio set to bring some Hollywood glamour to Limerick

The studio aims to cater for major international projects.

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