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Irish company lets you pay for Xbox purchases using your mobile phone
Irish mobile services company Phonovation has expanded its mobile payments service to include the purchase of Xbox LIVE Gold membership and Microsoft Points. Microsoft Points are the universal coin with which users can purchase games, movies and TV shows on their Xbox.
Facebook to hire about 100 new staff for European Headquarters this year
As Facebook looks to hire 100 new employees in 2013 it has released a video showing what it’s like to work in their European Headquarters in Dublin.
UK government to lead international “fight back” against cyber espionage
The British Government is to fund a 21 century Station X, to counter international cyber attacks from hostile nations.
The highs and lows of Accelerator Programs for entrepreneurs #interview
More start-ups are applying to accelerator programs but are they still worth it, can they really help entrepreneurs? We speak with Luke Deering to see.
Things I realized when using a Google Chromebook for the first time
As Chromebooks go online in more countries we ask, are the criticisms of the devices still valid? We review one of the devices to see how usable they are.
Is Microsoft going to piss off every web developer with the release of IE11?
Early reports of Internet Explorer 11 suggest that Microsoft is going to take away web developers’ abilities to target the browser for specific CSS edits.
European regulators may investigate Apple for ‘antitrust’ practices
The European Commission has launched an antitrust investigation into Apple, after it received unofficial complaints that the company’s contracts for selling iPad & iPhone are uncompetitive.
Google hands responsibility for Android to its Chrome department as Andy Rubin resigns
Andy Rubin, the co-founder of Android and Google’s Senior Vice President of Mobile, has resigned and is to be replaced by Sundar Pichai, the head of Chrome.
Why Google, Twitter, Facebook & others need to fill thousands job vacancies in Ireland
In Ireland , Google, Microsoft, Oracle, Symantec, Twitter, PayPal, and Intel need to fill thousands of jobs, and they’re looking over sees for applicants.
Unprecedented recruitment campaign from Twitter, Google, Facebook & others to entice tech talent to Dublin
Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Oracle, Symantec, Twitter, and Intel launch a major joint recruitment campaign because they need you to work for them in Dublin.
Google calls on governments to be transparent about how & why they request access to citizens’ data
Google has asked international governments to be more open with how they use legal means to get access to users’ information. The call comes as Google releases its latest Transparency Report, which shows a steady increase in governments’ requests for users’ data.
PlayStation 3 surpasses Xbox 360 in number of shipped units for first time
As Sony officially ends production of the PlayStation 2 and all eyes shift towards the two big next-generation game consoles expected to be announced and possibly made available before the end of the year, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox 720, Sony’s current console, the PlayStation 3, is making headlines of its own.
How to track Santa online with Google & NORAD using the web, smartphone apps, & social media
Google, Bing & NORAD have launched their annual tradition of tracking Santa Claus- here’s how you can track Saint Nick online & on your phone this Chrsitmas
Dropbox in the bag for Dublin as the cloud storage company announces Irish offices
Dropbox has announced that it will open its first office outside of the US in Dublin City, Ireland. Dropbox Dublin will develop the company’s multilingual marketing and sales departments.
Playstation 3 & Xbox 360 sales trounce Nintendo’s Wii U during Black Friday
In a bad sign for Nintendo Sony’s six year old Playstation 3 console outsold Nintendo’s brand new Wii U in the US during the week of Black Friday. And that’s not the only problem Nintendo has this season.