How Google Images can help you research your family history like never before
Why you can’t judge a social network by its number of users
BBC investigation doubts value of Facebook advertising
Irish PM to NYSE: We can become the cloud computing capital of the world
Two tourists capture stunning murmuration of starlings above Ireland’s longest river
Monthly Archives: October 2011
Google Maps will charge some heavy users from 2012
From the beginning of 2012 Google is set to charge websites which make heavy calls to its Google Maps service, the company announced.
Chrome set to overtake Firefox globally before end of November
Google Chrome is poised to become the world’s second most popular web browser by the end of November as it overtakes the current seed Mozilla Firefox, suggests trends data.
Snap + Tweet brings image recognition to Twitter (and beta tests across Dublin)
Mobimage brings image recognition to Twitter (and beta tests the technology across Dublin City)
Mozilla Foundation establishing a community in Ireland, here’s how to get involved
The Mozilla Foundation, the non-profit organisation behind the world’s second most popular web browser Mozilla Firefox, are in the process of establishing a community here in Ireland. The organisation are inviting anyone that may want to get involved in the Mozilla movement to an event that will take place in Dublin this Wednesday, November 2nd.
How to use the web to scare yourself stupid this Halloween
As Halloween approaches we have collected some of the scariest sources online.
Redeem & Get announced as the winner of this year’s Spark of Genius Award
Redeem & Get has been announced as the winner of the ESB Electric Ireland Spark of Genius Award and will now receive a business support package worth €40,000 and an investment offer of €100,000 from ACT Venture Capital.
Dublin Web Summit: European VCs & angel investors are still behind but catching up with US
Facebook and native smartphone apps are the future of gaming and media, but it is too early to tell if Google+ can succeed in this space, according SoundCloud and Wooga’s CEOs.
RTÉ Player arriving on the iPhone and iPad before Christmas
Aisling McCabe, director of platform development at RTÉ, took to the stage at the Dublin Web Summit this evening to announce RTÉ’s plans to launch RTÉ Player iPhone and iPad app in the coming months. More specfically, before Christmas.
More details announced of the 2011 F.ounders event: YouTube, LinkedIn, Skype to attend
With the Dublin Web Summit in full swing Paddy Cosgrave has announced more details of the F.ounders event which is running until Saturday.
“Think big and start lean,” industry leaders advise entrepreneurs at the Dublin Web Summit #dws7
Think big, start lean, and create a strong brand; that was the message for entrepreneurs and technology start-ups this morning at the seventh Dublin Web Summit.
Five Irish start-ups shortlisted for Spark of Genius award
The names of the five start-ups shortlisted for the final round of the ESB Electric Ireland Spark of Genius Award have been announced and will now go head-to-head at tomorrow’s Dublin Web Summit to win a support package worth €40,000 and an investment offer of €100,000.
What information has your government asked Google to delete?
Google publishes its transparency report covering the first six months of 2011, what has your government asked to be deleted?
Shortlist for this year’s eircom Spiders announced
Following the Irish Web Awards held in the Mansion House, Dublin last Saturday night, the shortlist for this year’s eircom Spider Awards has been announced. The awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, November 10th at the Convention Centre, Dublin, and will be hosted by well-known comedian and media personality Dara O’Briain.
Competition: Who wants to win a €50 Groupon Ireland voucher?
We have a €50 groupon.ie voucher to give away to one luck reader, do you want it?