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#Web Summit

# web-summit - Sunday 9 November, 2014

These are some of the things TripAdvisor is cooking up in its new Dublin office

The man in charge of new products at the world’s biggest travel site says he is “really confident” its reviews are fair.

# web-summit - Saturday 8 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge All of Ireland completely fell in love with Eva Longoria on the Late Late last night Eva So Keen

All of Ireland completely fell in love with Eva Longoria on the Late Late last night

She’s smart and fun. Can we be friends with her?

One of these 5 Irish startups from the Web Summit could be the Next Big Thing

Anyone for an app that trawls your friends’ Facebook pages to pick out the perfect gift?

# web-summit - Friday 7 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Hear Eva Longoria try to say ‘Tayto crisps’ in an Irish accent Top O' The Mornin'!

Hear Eva Longoria try to say ‘Tayto crisps’ in an Irish accent

The actress talked about her trip to Ireland on Seth Meyers’ chat show last night.

# web-summit - Thursday 6 November, 2014

From The Score ‘We’re here to take over’ – Cathal Pendred confirmed for Boston card Them Apples

‘We’re here to take over’ – Cathal Pendred confirmed for Boston card

Conor McGregor and Paddy Holohan are already on the 18 January bill in TD Garden.

From TheJournal.ie CEO of Web Summit says if dodgy WiFi not fixed ‘we won’t be in this country much longer’ Is That A Threat?

CEO of Web Summit says if dodgy WiFi not fixed ‘we won’t be in this country much longer’

Around 22,000 people attended the event which is worth an estimated €100 million to the Irish economy.

From The Score Rio: I sometimes think I’d like to be a manager, then I see the look on Harry’s face Management Material

Rio: I sometimes think I’d like to be a manager, then I see the look on Harry’s face

The QPR defender is ready for life after football.

From The Score What the GAA can learn from rugby players and their ‘dual careers’ Career Advice

What the GAA can learn from rugby players and their ‘dual careers’

Former Cork hurler Donal Óg Cusack says life off the field is as important as life on it.

# web-summit - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

From The Score Donal Óg disagrees that GAA is on the way to turning professional Pay For Play

Donal Óg disagrees that GAA is on the way to turning professional

Eugene McGee may have predicted that pay for play is on the cards but the GPA chairman takes another view.

From The Score Rio Ferdinand’s first thoughts on Roy Keane – ‘this guy is crazy’ His Name Is Rio

Rio Ferdinand’s first thoughts on Roy Keane – ‘this guy is crazy’

The QPR defender was in Dublin at the Web Summit this afternoon.

No time for Web Summit? Here’s 17 startup pitches… in less than 2 minutes

But you won’t get to see Eva Longoria this way.

This is why so many A-listers want to appear on Funny or Die

Funny or Die CEO Dick Glover explains how it manages to get so many comedians, actors and public figures to appear on its comedy videos.

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From The Score ‘I’ve never read Moneyball’ says the man whose work inspired the book Stats

‘I’ve never read Moneyball’ says the man whose work inspired the book

Bill James also argues that, despite their proliferation, statistics can still give sports organisations an advantage

From TheJournal.ie The man behind Movember on why not-for-profit is a ‘bullsh*t term’ Mo Money

The man behind Movember on why not-for-profit is a ‘bullsh*t term’

And how a four-man operation used fun – rather than fear tactics – to become a global fundraising juggernaut.

From The Score Could a device the size of a euro coin radically improve concussion identification? Head Games

# web-summit - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Big business and governments need to ‘step up’ and support startups as customers

One venture capitalist explains why Apple is still exciting – but your bank never will be.

Start-ups, investors and Eva Longoria – Day 1 of the Web Summit Good Crowd This post contains images

Start-ups, investors and Eva Longoria – Day 1 of the Web Summit

Dublin’s Web Summit being held in the RDS opened to huge crowds today.

From The Daily Edge Eva Longoria got more than 100 packs of Tayto delivered to her room Ms Tayto
From The Score The future of sports broadcasting: Is the multi-billion euro rights war here to stay? Web Summit 2014

The future of sports broadcasting: Is the multi-billion euro rights war here to stay?

TV sports rights are worth a reported €20 billion globally each year.

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Forget multinationals… Why the real future is in ‘very small business’

GoDaddy’s Steven Aldrich says small-time operators can solve a “crisis of meaning” in the world’s workforce.

From The Score ‘Some people enjoy a soap opera’ – Manchester United director Richard Arnold Stretford Enders

‘Some people enjoy a soap opera’ – Manchester United director Richard Arnold

Arnold says performance on the field wont necessarily impact the popularity of the club off it.

From TheJournal.ie ‘The most Irish thing ever’: WiFi trouble at Dublin’s Web Summit Morto

‘The most Irish thing ever’: WiFi trouble at Dublin’s Web Summit

Over 16,000 devices were connected to the wifi at the RDS today.

From The Score Guy Easterby explains how Leinster use rugby technology to stay ahead of the pack Web Summit 2014

Guy Easterby explains how Leinster use rugby technology to stay ahead of the pack

Leinster’s team manager was speaking at the Sport Summit stage at the Web Summit in Dublin today.

From The Score How focusing on one sport at a young age can harm your child’s chance of being a superstar Web Summit 2014

How focusing on one sport at a young age can harm your child’s chance of being a superstar

Sports Gene author David Epstein was speaking at the 2014 Web Summit today.

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From The Daily Edge Guinness got a sneaky dig in at Web Summit’s Wi-Fi problems today Sly Dig
From TheJournal.ie Kenny: Me ringing the Nasdaq bell should encourage emigrants to come home Web Summit

Kenny: Me ringing the Nasdaq bell should encourage emigrants to come home

The Taoiseach rang the bell at the Web Summit in Dublin today.

From The Daily Edge 9 truly bonkers things that could only happen at the Web Summit Web Summit

9 truly bonkers things that could only happen at the Web Summit

From coloured sheep to “wearable tech for dogs”.

‘Don’t poison the well’ – Oculus chief tells rivals not to release bad VR products

The virtual reality company said that it reached out to rivals to ensure that they release as good a product as possible, while their own product is months away.

# web-summit - Monday 3 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Eva Longoria has basically done every single tourist activity in Dublin today Book Of Kells

Heading to the Web Summit tomorrow? Here’s how to prepare

If you’re heading to the Web Summit and haven’t put any plans together yet, here’s what to keep in mind.

# web-summit - Monday 27 October, 2014

From The Score Ferdinand and McGregor among speakers confirmed for Web Summit Box Office

Ferdinand and McGregor among speakers confirmed for Web Summit

Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley will also appear at next month’s event.

# web-summit - Sunday 26 October, 2014

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.

# web-summit - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From The Score Baseball stats guru Bill James to speak at Web Summit in Dublin Moneyball

Baseball stats guru Bill James to speak at Web Summit in Dublin

If you like your sports lathered in statistics, then James is your man.

# web-summit - Thursday 24 July, 2014

# web-summit - Thursday 8 May, 2014

The Summit is hiring, but check your degree, especially where you got it from

The Summit’s website lists a number of past speakers who have dropped out of education such as Twitter’s Jack Dorsey or Tumblr’s David Karp.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should a degree have a different weight depending on where it’s from? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a degree have a different weight depending on where it’s from?

The Dublin Web Summit is giving different credits to degrees from different institutions. Do you agree with this?

# web-summit - Friday 29 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Fallon brothers and Paddy Cosgrave honoured at Eircom Spiders Web Heroes

Fallon brothers and Paddy Cosgrave honoured at Eircom Spiders

A Belfast foundation that helps young people through sport also claimed two awards on the night.

# web-summit - Saturday 9 November, 2013

How an Irish student scored an interview with David Carr

Timely tweet attracted attention of high-profile New York Times journalist – and he gave her some career advice to boot.

# web-summit - Friday 1 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Fascinating Web Summit start-ups you need to hear about Web Summit

Fascinating Web Summit start-ups you need to hear about

Need an app that makes children help out around the house? Or one that allows you browse the internet on your phone without a data connection?

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