Within six months Facebook users should have access to greater controls over their personal data and be provide with more information about how their data is being used, according to recommendations by Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner which will affect users of the site across the world.
The Stop Online Piracy Act, SOPA, has split the technology industry. Dell, Microsoft, MacAfee and others want it passed to protect their copyrights while Google, Yahoo!, Twitter, and Facebook believe it to be a threat to the free web. But just what is SOPA?
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.