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7 things that happened to us on the world's first Pokemon Go 5K training run

What happens when you combine circuit training, a 5K run and Pokemon Go?

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Facebook's solar-powered Aquila drone has completed its first flight

Powered by the sun, the drones will stay in the air for months at a time and beam down internet signal to millions.

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The BMW Titan concept is designed to break the land speed record

The Titan design uses the hydrodynamics of a shark.

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PokeVision is the Pokemon-finding website you've been dreaming of

Catching them all just got a little bit easier.

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Smart stitches that can monitor wounds in real time are being developed

Special threads that can carry electricity and send back real-time data are being tested in the US.

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The last VCR will be made in Japan this month

The end of a recording era is upon us.

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UK economy slumps 'at fastest rate since financial crisis' after Brexit vote

The UK economy has slumped at its fastest rate since the financial crisis in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union, a report said.

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Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley 'accountable' for 'appalling' work conditions

"The evidence we heard points to a business whose working practices are closer to that of a Victorian workhouse than that of a modern, reputable High Street retailer." ...

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Consumers feeling more uncertain about their futures - survey

A survey on consumer sentiment in Ireland shows that people are feeling increasingly uncertain about their futures.

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Applications surge for third-level construction courses

There has been a surge in students applying for courses in construction, according to this year's CAO figures.

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'Owner' of file-sharing website charged with copyright infringement

US prosecutors have charged the alleged owner of one of the world's largest file-sharing websites with distributing millions of copies of copyrighted films, music, ...

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Ireland’s 26.3% growth figure questioned by NTMA

One of Ireland's most senior financial officials has confirmed international investors have contacted this country due to widespread concern and disbelief at last ...

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Ireland sees 13% increase in tourists numbers in 2015

Eight million tourists visited Ireland in 2015 according to Fáilte Ireland.

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Facebook Messenger has a billion monthly users

The app has also racked up some impressive stats with 17 billion photos being sent every month.

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HSBC trader bailed in US currency exchange fraud probe

A top trader at banking giant HSBC has been released on bail after he was arrested by FBI agents and charged with fraudulently rigging a $3.5bn currency exchange ...

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A fan that stops you from getting sweaty armpits is exactly what you need during a heatwave

Bizarre clip-on gadgets are here to solve your perspiration problem.

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New SME bank publishes first annual report

The Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) today published its first Annual Report along with a midyear 2016 update.

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Keep calm and carry on over interest rates, says Bank of England policymaker

A Bank of England policymaker has said it is too early to slash interest rates until there is more evidence of an economic hit from the Brexit vote and said rate-setters ...

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Chartered accountants in Leinster now paid almost €110,000, research finds

The average salary package for a Chartered Accountant in Leinster has risen by 9% in the last year to €109,756 according to new research published today.

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Everything you need to know about Elon Musk's Tesla 'Master Plan, Part 2'

It’s all about sustainable living, autonomous driving, car-sharing and heavy-duty transport.

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Banker arrested as part of £2.7bn wire fraud investigation

HSBC's head of global foreign exchange cash trading has been arrested and charged in the US for allegedly conspiring to commit wire fraud on a £2.7bn transaction.

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Report urges 'relentless efforts' to make Ireland more competitive

Ireland needs "relentless efforts" to make us more competitive, according to a new report.

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Former UFC star Cathal Pendred opens salad store

Salad chain Chopped is creating 30 jobs in Dublin with the opening a new outlet in Blanchardstown.

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Senior HSBC executive held on wire fraud conspiracy charges

HSBC's head of global foreign exchange cash trading has been arrested and charged in the US for allegedly conspiring to commit wire fraud.

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See the epic space battles that await in No Man's Sky

The universe explorer is only a few weeks away.

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Uber reveals plans to make its maps - and your pick-up - much better

The ride-sharing app has a new satellite imaging partner.

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Parents are getting confused by the coding jargon their kids are using

The new tech-based aspects of the school curriculum are catching out some parents.

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Union anger as Bank of Ireland closes branches in the North

The Bank of Ireland is closing eight branches in the North.

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Gamers are selling their high level Pokemon Go accounts on eBay

Turns out catching them all could be more lucrative than we first thought.

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Here is the underwater drone you've always wanted

Now the skies have been covered, drones are heading underwater.

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Earnings statement sees Volkswagen share price soar

Volkswagen shares have soared after the German car giant revealed its first-half earnings before charges related to its emissions scandal were "significantly higher" ...

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Business uncertainty 'risen markedly' in UK since Brexit vote, says Bank of England

The Bank of England said business uncertainty had "risen markedly" since the Brexit vote - but there was "no clear evidence" of a sharp economic slowdown.

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Twitter shares the top tweeted emojis by country

The UK is unsurprisingly a bit fed up.

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£2.5m retail and fuel forecourt to be built near Belfast Airport

A £2.5m retail and fuel forecourt is to be built near Belfast International Airport.

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Now anyone can apply to get a Twitter 'blue tick'

Now anyone has the chance to become ‘blue tick official’ on the social media site.

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Microsoft's latest financial results are a big thumbs up for the cloud

Giving up on smartphones and focussing on software and services is starting to pay off for the tech giant.

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The Museum of London is recreating the Great Fire of London using Minecraft

Three different maps, available to download, will tell the story of the fire.

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Mark Zuckerberg has challenged Neymar to a game of keepy-ups on Facebook

The Brazil and Barcelona star has accepted, although he says he needs training.

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The slimmer Xbox One S will launch in the UK on August 2

The next major console is just a couple of weeks away.

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Construction industry wants to be rid of 'cowboy builders'

The construction industry has called for a statutory register to get rid of “cowboy builders”, writes Elaine Loughlin, political reporter in Glenties.

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Activists warn Pokemon Go players in Bosnia to watch out for land mines

The country is one of the most heavily mined in the world.

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RTÉ reports €2.8 million deficit for 2015

Despite receiving an operating profit of €14 million (EBITDA) in 2015, the station blames the negative impact of foreign currency on the deficit,

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Primark opens two new US stores

Primark has opened two more stores in the US, bringing the total number of Primark stores in America to five.

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Mercedes has built a driverless bus, and it's already driven through Amsterdam

It’s not just Google cars we could see on the road.

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Lorry makers handed record EU fine over price-fixing

The European Union has imposed its biggest ever cartel fine, worth €2.93bn, on several of Europe's top lorry producers.

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Unite calls for €11.50 per hour 'living wage', as think-tank recommends €9.25

A representative from the Unite trade union has called for the minimum wage to be raised to €11.50 per hour.

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Nintendo overtakes Sony after launch of Pokémon Go

Nintendo's value has more than doubled since it launched Pokémon Go two weeks ago.

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