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: July 2012
Downing Street available to tour on Street View
Similar to its showcase of The White House three months ago, the British Prime Minister’s Office at Number 10 Downing Street is now available to view on Google Street View.
Meet Carve Cases – Wooden iPhone cases made in Ireland
Last month we covered a good-news story about an investment competition with a difference. Emerging startups were invited to pitch their ideas on Twitter using the hashtag #20000yoyos and two winners would be chosen just weeks later, each receiving €10,000 to help get their idea off the ground.
Facebook building mobile engineering team in London
Facebook is building a new engineering team in London that will work on “key areas” like mobile and platform announced Philip Su earlier today, the new lead of engineering at Facebook’s London offices.
Contract mobile customers double monthly data usage in less than a year
Contract mobile customers in the UK on Three’s network have doubled their monthly data usage in less than a year, according to a release from the operator.
100′s of Irish blogs nominated for this October’s Blog Awards. Is yours?
Grafton Media has been named as the headline sponsor of Blog Awards Ireland 2012, an event that will celebrate the best of Irish blogging and, at the same time, assemble blogging communities together from all over the island at the Osprey Hotel in Naas this autumn.
Two years on, how is the .CO domain doing? #infographic
It’s been two years since the public launch of the .CO domain – so how has the domain of choice for start-ups done. This infographic shows.
YouTube adds face blurring technology to encourage online activism
YouTube has added face blurring technology to its post-processing toolset in a bid to encourage greater visual anonymity online, a feature that is says will be particularly beneficial to those involved in human rights activism.
First speakers at this year’s Dublin Web Summit announced
The first set of speakers at this year’s Dublin Web Summit have been announced; a list that consists mostly, and quite purposely, of female entrepreneurs in tech as founder Paddy Cosgrave attempts to highlight this growing demographic.
Countdown to Ireland’s digital TV switchover begins
In exactly 100 days Ireland’s television network will no longer be broadcast in analogue form, instead replaced by digital, marking the most significant change in Ireland’s broadcast history since the coming of colour television in 1969.
Irish wedding start-up acquires established UK business
Irish wedding start-up Mrs2be.ie has purchased similarly-named and suited Welsh company Mrs2.be.com to help bring its brand to an international audience.
Smartphones, tablets and the slow decline of the PC
Consumers’ lack of interest in PCs and the growth of smartdevices mean the days of the PC are numbered, but can ultrabooks curb the trend?
Why did Twitter spend 9 weeks redeveloping its site for pre-smartphone devices?
Twitter has released a major update to its mobile site, which now supports pre iPhone and Android browsers and devices, but why? We take a look.