Technology - Today’s News
Andy Rubin was responsible for turning Android into one of the biggest mobile platforms globally as well as for Google’s recent push into robotics.
Its net loss for the half year ballooned to nearly €794 million, causing it to replace its mobile chief and cut staff in its global smartphone unit by 15%.
The intersection between our ‘virtual’ and physical worlds is enriching our daily lives – from entertainment, to energy, transport, healthcare and diet.
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Technology - Yesterday’s News
Phishing is surprisingly lucrative.
Professor Des Higgins was named the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds this year.
What were you doing when you were nine?
Targets and backing for the renewable-energy sources should end after 2020, the state supplier says.
Microsoft has unveiled its challenger to Apple Health and Google Fit while Nintendo looks to develop a device that will monitor a user’s fatigue and map their sleep.
He has connections, and the IDA uses them.
The 53-year-old businessman says he wants to trade-in his privacy to help others.
The site has quietly rolled out 60fps videos, which will allow for smoother, higher-quality videos.
Weak smartphone sales and increased competition meant the company recording its smallest quarterly profit in three years.
Technology - Wednesday 29 October, 2014
The new partnership will use Twitter’s data to help businesses identify trends and better understand its customers.
For now, his only concern is to grow its userbase and bring voice calls to the app early next year.
Its uses extend beyond visiting sites you don’t want saved.
Artificial intelligence and augmented reality, anyone?
And the videogame giant could be on track to post its first annual profit in four years.
And the company is keeping very quiet about any talks with the US tech behemoth.
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
Facebook said that it made $802 million in profit for shareholders on revenue of $3.2 billion.
The EU has called it a “terrible idea.”
Google Fit will sync with all Android Wear devices and can bring health and fitness information from different services and apps together.
*Provided you use Bing, that is.
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Technology - Monday 27 October, 2014
This is where your sneaky table quiz questions go.
Since most people gloss over terms and agreements, you could probably do with a roundup instead.
Technology - Sunday 26 October, 2014
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?
We spoke with the 14-year-old CEO ahead of his appearance at the Web Summit.
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
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
This was the week in business.
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
The brunch selfies are next…
The second internet revolution will be all about linking to physical objects to monitor and collect information.
The Science Gallery has a new exhibition but it’s not for the faint-hearted…