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.
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 President, Michael D. Higgins, addressed a crowd of 300 young people in his official residence, Áras an Uachtaráin, as part of his Being Young and Irish campaign. The President encouraged young people to share their vision for Ireland's future.
DataSift has added Wikipedia as a data source in its Social Data Platform, allowing companies to track mentions of products and services in real-time on the internet's largest user collaborated encyclopedia.
Netwatch, an established security company that specialises in crime prevention technologies, has developed a surveillance technology that can distinguish between human and non-human activity, greatly reducing the number of false alarms issued to key holders, security guards and members of the police force.
This miniature camera, currently being developed by a research group at IAMAS, Japan, allows you to frame scenes using your fingers - just as you would form a rectangle with your hands to help decide the composition of a particular shot.
Pottermore, an "online reading experience built around the world of Harry Potter", launched in beta yesterday after some delays. As well as becoming a destination where fans of the book series can interact with the brand, Pottermore also includes a digital book store where all seven Harry Potter novels are sold exclusively in digital form - crucially bypassing traditional publisher and online retailers alike.