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# 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?

# web-summit - Thursday 31 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Life-enhancing cubes, Facebook for pets, and more Web Summit start-ups Technology

WATCH: Life-enhancing cubes, Facebook for pets, and more Web Summit start-ups

We spoke to start-ups at the international conference to see what they had on offer.

Elon Musk’s advice to Enda Kenny on fostering Ireland’s digital economy

His three top tips: Encourage engineering courses in university, support start-ups better, develop talent.

AOL chief issues battle cry at Web Summit

“AOL missed the marketplace,” admits Tim Armstrong in Dublin but shares the lessons the company has learned.

# web-summit - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Create-your-own-video-ad company wins start-up award

Viddyad praised for originality and potential by judges at ESB Spark of Genius award during Web Summit.

From The Score Tony Hawk got beat down by an Irish teenager in a game of rock, paper, scissors today The Birdman

Tony Hawk got beat down by an Irish teenager in a game of rock, paper, scissors today

Your skateboard can’t help you here, T-Hawk.

Irish company wins world distribution rights to skateboarding doc

Wildcard Distribution announced their coup at the Web Summit today, which skateboarding hero Tony Hawk is attending.

This is what the Nasdaq bell ringing in Dublin looks like

Taoiseach Enda Kenny became the first person to ever ring the opening bell in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

Tech leaders gather for start of Dublin Web Summit

A total of 10,000 people will be in attendance with venture capitalists looking to invest.

# web-summit - Monday 28 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach to take part in “fireside discussion” with PayPal founder Web Summit

Taoiseach to take part in “fireside discussion” with PayPal founder

Enda Kenny, two billionaires and a fireside chat. What more could you want?

# web-summit - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Column: Why are so few computer science graduates getting jobs?

The Government and higher education system could be nurturing our potential world-changers much more effectively, writes Paddy Cosgrave.

# web-summit - Monday 30 September, 2013

Call for tech companies to enter €25,000 competition

Entries for the ESB Spark of Genius competition have been extended to Wednesday, with tech start-ups eligible to win the prize.

# web-summit - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie NASDAQ bell to ring in Ireland for the first time Web Summit

NASDAQ bell to ring in Ireland for the first time

Millions of people will watch the NASDAQ stock market open live from the Dublin Web Summit.

# web-summit - Saturday 20 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: We know Ireland has talent – why stop it from growing? Opinion

Aaron McKenna: We know Ireland has talent – why stop it from growing?

Ireland’s ‘knowledge economy’ is actually waiting to happen, writes Aaron McKenna.

# web-summit - Friday 19 October, 2012

Mozilla CEO says Google is a “frenemy”

Gary Kovacs says that while Mozilla, which created Firefox, gets most of its revenue from Google, the two companies are still eyeing each other carefully.

# web-summit - Thursday 18 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Egyptian revolutionary: why online activism can work Web Summit

Egyptian revolutionary: why online activism can work

Wael Ghonim tells Irish audience how he applied digital marketing strategies to Facebook campaign that helped spark uprising in Egypt last year.

SmartThings beats major competition to take Web Summit startup award

A major coup for the company, the award comes with a €100,000 prize.

Web summit hears: Sex please, you’re Irish Web Summit This post contains videos

Web summit hears: Sex please, you’re Irish

Cindy Gallop, founder of Make Love Not Porn, wants Irish people to share their real-life sex videos to counter the myths of online porn (and to make some money while they’re at it).

Digital head wants “all of RTÉ” to convert to online

Múirne Laffan tells Dublin Web Summit that RTÉ need to “work together” with other media outlets as online become priority.

# web-summit - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Web Summit: Credit and debit cards could become a thing of the past Web Summit

Dublin Web Summit: Credit and debit cards could become a thing of the past

In the future people will want to be able to make payments directly from their current account using their phone, rather than a card, the Dublin Web Summit heard today.

Smartphone explosion – and 10 other predictions your business should know

AOL’s Digital Prophet David Shing was speaking at the Dublin Web Summit today.

Coder Dojo founder, aged 20, honoured at Web Summit Web Summit This post contains videos

Coder Dojo founder, aged 20, honoured at Web Summit

James Whelton has become the youngest ever social entrepreneur to be made a fellow of the Ashoka foundation.

Europe’s largest technology conference to begin in RDS today

Over 3,000 people are expected at the RDS for the Dublin Web Summit, thought to be worth €12m to the local economy.