Business ETC uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 16 °C Thursday 30 October, 2014

Technology - Today’s News

Remember Bono said he helped bring Google and Facebook to Ireland? Well, he did

He has connections, and the IDA uses them.

From TheJournal.ie Apple CEO Tim Cook comes out, says he is ‘proud to be gay’ Equality

Apple CEO Tim Cook comes out, says he is ‘proud to be gay’

The 53-year-old businessman says he wants to trade-in his privacy to help others.

YouTube videos are going to look amazing from now on

The site has quietly rolled out 60fps videos, which will allow for smoother, higher-quality videos.

Samsung’s year goes from bad to worse as profits continue to plunge

Weak smartphone sales and increased competition meant the company recording its smallest quarterly profit in three years.

Technology - Yesterday’s News

Soon after completing its Facebook deal, Whatsapp’s CEO has no plans to make money

For now, his only concern is to grow its userbase and bring voice calls to the app early next year.

Here are the uses for private browsing that you might not have thought of

Its uses extend beyond visiting sites you don’t want saved.

Facebook has some big plans for the next ten years

Artificial intelligence and augmented reality, anyone?

SPONSORED

Nintendo surprises everyone by making money again 1up

Nintendo surprises everyone by making money again

And the videogame giant could be on track to post its first annual profit in four years.

A small Irish firm is the reason why you may never be able to buy an Apple iWatch

And the company is keeping very quiet about any talks with the US tech behemoth.

Would you pay to avoid Youtube ads? You may get the choice soon

YouTube is working on an ad-free subscription service, which would allow users to avoid ads for a set fee.

Technology - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Why is Zuckerberg so happy? Mobile ads have helped Facebook profits surge

Facebook said that it made $802 million in profit for shareholders on revenue of $3.2 billion.

From TheJournal.ie Hungary is trying to tax internet use – Hungarians aren’t having it Freedom Isn't Free

Hungary is trying to tax internet use – Hungarians aren’t having it

The EU has called it a “terrible idea.”

Google challenges Apple HealthKit with its own fitness app

Google Fit will sync with all Android Wear devices and can bring health and fitness information from different services and apps together.

SPONSORED

Twitter share drop: It may be evolving, but not fast enough and nothing like Facebook

Analysts say investors want to see more rapid change at the social network.

Technology - Monday 27 October, 2014

Facebook Like button inventor has explained why there will never be a Dislike one

Turns out, disliking something is pretty negative.

IMAGES: Take a look at the ginormous servers that power Google

This is where your sneaky table quiz questions go.

Never read the T&C for any services? This will bring you up to speed

Since most people gloss over terms and agreements, you could probably do with a roundup instead.

Technology - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Review: Is the Lumia 735 the selfie phone you always wanted? The Competition This post contains images

Review: Is the Lumia 735 the selfie phone you always wanted?

With Microsoft’s vision in full swing, the Lumia 735 is catering for the selfie market, but is its efforts enough to set itself apart in a crowded field?

Jordan Casey is expanding his tech start-up – right after he does his Junior Cert

We spoke with the 14-year-old CEO ahead of his appearance at the Web Summit.

Weird Wide Web: Anonymous chat rooms, an unusual umbrella and an iPod for dogs

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

Thinking of getting your child a smartphone? Here’s what you should consider

The children and teens of today might be more tech savvy, but that doesn’t mean you should automatically get them a smartphone.

Technology - Saturday 25 October, 2014

7 technologies that will change sex forever Wow

7 technologies that will change sex forever

The fantastical is closer than you think.

From The Daily Edge No, it’s not just you, Twitter is down R U Ok Twitter

No, it’s not just you, Twitter is down

The Wichita timeline….

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring: a new game from the makers of Angry Birds, a portal for borrowing e-Books from your local library, and a brand new old-school chat room.

Technology - Friday 24 October, 2014

WATCH: This ad for Sony’s 4K HDTV is unbelievably beautiful

Watching Winning Streak on this thing would be a religious experience.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Demystifying the ‘Internet of Things’ Second Internet Revolution

Column: Demystifying the ‘Internet of Things’

The second internet revolution will be all about linking to physical objects to monitor and collect information.

From TheJournal.ie The artist who injected his wife with horse blood is in Dublin Bleeding Art

The artist who injected his wife with horse blood is in Dublin

The Science Gallery has a new exhibition but it’s not for the faint-hearted…

Technology - Thursday 23 October, 2014

IMAGES: RIP Nokia mobile phones (1987-2014) We Hardly Knew Ye This post contains images

IMAGES: RIP Nokia mobile phones (1987-2014)

Why do the good die young?

This team is trying to create 3D audio for virtual reality

THRIVE, which is based in TCD, has been working on creating immersive 3D audio for the good part of a decade and now they’re bringing it to virtual reality.

Someone just bought an Apple computer for $905,000

Someone just bought an Apple computer for $905,000

But not just ANY Apple computer…

Technology - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Review: Should the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact be your next phone? Pros And Cons This post contains images

Review: Should the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact be your next phone?

Compact in both name and nature, but does it have what it takes to outclass its rivals?

Here’s how you should rescue a soaking wet smartphone*

*For those of us not lucky enough to own a waterproof or water-resistant device.

1 2 3 4 5
Advertisement