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: 18 °C Monday 6 July, 2015

Technology - Today’s News

This is the Nintendo PlayStation that never saw the light of day

Both Sony and Nintendo had a partnership during the early 90s, but disagreements over licensing saw them go their separate ways.

Technology - Yesterday’s News

Your next WiFi hotspot won’t be in your home but your car

And it’s something that car manufacturers are starting to include in their vehicles as part of the connected car movement.

VR’s arrival is now closer than ever but what’s it all about? TechKnowHow This post contains a poll

VR’s arrival is now closer than ever but what’s it all about?

The first real headsets will start arriving at the end of 2015/early 2016, and it could bring benefits far beyond gaming.

From These are the international (and Irish) Mark Zuckerbergs you need to know about Business Boys

Technology - Saturday 4 July, 2015

How you deal with car crashes is going to change pretty soon

As car manufacturers focus more on services around the car, the concept of first response will change with it.

From This camera’s zoom is pretty mind-boggling Zooooooooom

A tech company has invented an algorithm to prove photos like this are fake

No, Sarah Palin wasn’t really toting a firearm in an American-flag bikini.

5 apps worth downloading this week

Scanning documents, hide and seek and slicing sheep.


From This robot can build a house in just two days Brickies

This robot can build a house in just two days

It could make bricklayers a thing of the past.

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Greek debts, Cowen’s apologies and a startup’s big clean-up.

Technology - Friday 3 July, 2015

Sections of Reddit have been shut down over a protest

Moderators started the protest after one of the site’s key staff members was dismissed without providing a reason.

An Irish woman’s ‘Hailo for cleaners’ has just been bought for €32 million

Hassle is the leader in on-demand cleaning in the UK and Ireland.

Technology - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Reserved a copy of Windows 10? You might not get it on the release date

Microsoft is releasing the update in phases, starting off with those involved with its Windows Insider programme.

Google apologises after app mistakenly tags black people as ‘Gorillas’

A Google representative said it was “appalled and genuinely sorry that this happened.”

From A teenager has invented a clock that wakes you up with your favourite smells Wakey Wakey

A teenager has invented a clock that wakes you up with your favourite smells

An 18-year old has invent SensorWake, the world’s first olfactory alarm clock that wakes you up with smell.

Technology - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Android phone having problems? Here’s how to activate safe mode

Handy for when your phone ends up becoming a little too slow for your liking.

These online casino games are really paying off

Dublin-based KamaGames is working on “aggressive” global expansion.

Technology - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

The EU decides on net neutrality rules, but not everyone is happy with it

Critics have said the introduction of ‘specialised services’ could end up creating a fast-lane for internet traffic.

Sony wants to raise €3.2 billion so your phone can take better pictures

The company hopes to return to long-term profit by boosting its production on image sensors for smartphone and digital cameras.

Apple Music is launching today. This is what you need to know

Apple wants to make a dent in the market, but it has a number of obstacles facing it in its quest for dominance.

Technology - Monday 29 June, 2015

From Your day will be one second longer tomorrow Grand Stretch

Your day will be one second longer tomorrow

It could make some computers go a little weird.

Technology - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Here’s 11 ways to make your computer run faster

And all without breaking the bank.

How co-working offices are changing the way we do business

Shared workspaces can lead to great things – as long as everyone keeps the noise down.

Technology - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Why ridesharing has run into some major roadblocks in Ireland

The movement is a global phenomenon – but here it has stalled before even getting started.

What the heck is DuckDuckGo and why is it growing in popularity?

The search engine that focuses on privacy has slowly built up a reputation by word of mouth.

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a clever way to use the cloud for security, and an intriguing murder mystery.

Technology - Thursday 25 June, 2015

From Taylor Swift has now decided to let Apple stream her latest album Change Of Heart

Taylor Swift has now decided to let Apple stream her latest album

The company announced it will paying artists for customers free streaming after Swift penned an open letter earlier this week.

It might not feel like it, but Ireland has the second fastest internet in the world

But our peak speeds aren’t too great.

One of the biggest games this year just had a disastrous release on PC

The PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight has been pulled from stores until a fix is released.

Technology - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From Is this the hoverboard we’ve all been waiting for? The Slide

Is this the hoverboard we’ve all been waiting for?

Lexus has shown off one in a new ad campaign.

Samsung laptops are blocking Windows updates leaving them open to attack

A piece of software blocks Windows updates, which regularly include important security updates.

How to get your computer to shut up when it starts playing videos you don’t want to watch

Because sometimes you’ll need a bit of peace and quiet.

Technology - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

One of Gmail’s best experimental features has been made official

Undo send had been an experimental feature since 2009, but now is as good a time as any to activate it.

You can’t buy adult eBooks in Germany until after 10pm

It’s been ruled that an old law for adult films applies to eBooks.

Facebook can recognise you in photos even if it can’t see your face

Its new experimental algorithm is able to recognise people with 83% accuracy.

From Forget phones, Samsung’s developing a truck that could help reduce road deaths Taking Risks This post contains videos

Technology - Monday 22 June, 2015

Microsoft caused some confusion over who exactly gets Windows 10 for free

You still need an official version of Windows 7 and 8.1 to be eligible.

1 2 3 4 5