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Technology

Day two of the Dublin Web Summit [Gallery]

Day two of the Dublin Web Summit has ended with another great line-up of speakers and startup presentations. The Electric Ireland Spark of Genius competition came to a close with SmartThings announced as the overall winner and recipient of a €100,000 cash prize. Here's our image round-up of the second and final day of the Dublin Web Summit.
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Business

Deregulation of Electric Ireland could mean lower energy bills for struggling Irish households

The Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) yesterday announced the decision to deregulate Electric Ireland, the re-branded energy supply business of the ESB, which could potentially mean lower energy bills for struggling Irish households. From April 4 Electric Ireland residential electricity prices will no longer be regulated - something that business customers have experienced since October of last year.