Unions in Greece have announced plans for a general strike on Thursday in protest at further tax hikes and labour reforms demanded by the country's bailout creditors.

Kodak's new smartphone launches at pop-up Soho store

The Ektra has gone on sale aimed at smartphone-using photography enthusiasts.

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HTC Vive is bringing 3D printed virtual reality art to the Royal Academy

The Virtually Real exhibition opens in January.

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This electric bike wants to power your house in the future

Bike maker Johammer is working on a version of their electric vehicle that can double as battery storage.

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Value of the euro drops to a 20 month low following resignation of Italy's PM

The value of the euro has dropped to a 20-month low against the dollar after the resignation of Italy's prime minister.

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One in four Irish people planning to travel to the north and the UK for Christmas shopping

One in four of Irish people is planning to leave the state to do some Christmas shopping.

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Enterprise Ireland deal opens US healthcare market to Irish firms

Irish companies will now be able to sell to a leading US health specialist after a deal was signed with Northwell Health.

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Flender is the money app that wants to replace loan companies with your social network

It aims to take the awkwardness out of borrowing and loaning money by sourcing it from those you know and trust.

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Government reveals strong income and corporation tax returns

The Government has received almost €800m more in tax receipts than planned, according to figures released today.

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WhatsApp users are starting to panic as some only have a month left on the service

Many older phones and operating systems are due to lose support for the app at the end of 2016.

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Hideo Kojima reveals new trailer for his next project, Death Stranding

The legendary creator of Metal Gear Solid unveiled a new trailer at the Game Awards in the US.

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Donald Trump could be banned from Twitter, the social media site says

The president-elect is not above social media law and terms of use, Twitter has revealed.

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Russia's banks braced for cyber attacks from 'foreign spies'

Foreign spies are being accused of plotting a series of cyber attacks aimed at destabilising Russia's financial system.

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Retail rents to grow 10% in next two years

The cost of rent in some prime shopping locations has already risen by more than a third over the last three years.

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Post Office and TalkTalk broadband customers hit by cyber attack

A bug designed to disrupt service has left thousands of customers without broadband internet access.

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The DroneGun is a new approach to drone control

The ‘gun’ serves as a jamming device to safely shut down drones flying illegally.

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'Catwalk of shame' protest outside ASOS headquarters over working conditions for warehouse staff

GMB warned “if they don’t listen to the union, this will be the next Sports Direct”.

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Fitbit is reportedly close to buying Pebble

The two wearable giants could be set to merge.

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Wonder Wallet wants to bring your old leather cardholder into the 21st century

Comes with an E-paper screen. GPS, scheduling and image showcasing capabilities with link to your smartphone.

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Mark Little to leave Twitter Ireland CEO role after five months

The CEO of Twitter in Ireland has announced he is to leave the company.

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TV3 completes UTV Ireland takeover that 'may result in unavoidable redundancies'

TV3 says it has completed the acquisition of UTV Ireland.

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Index shows Irish consumers still cautious about economic future

Irish consumers are remaining cautious about the uncertain economic outlook and their own personal finances.

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Pokemon Go is named Google Play's biggest game of 2016

The gaming phenomenon was unsurprisingly the most downloaded game from Google Play in 2016.

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Ryanair plans to 'transform market' with launch of package holiday service

Ryanair has launched a package holiday service.

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EU to increase Ireland's research and innovation funding

Ireland is to get more than €370m from the EU for research and innovation.

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Opec agreement pushes oil prices above $50 a barrel and leads to fears of more increases

It is feared fuel prices will go up after the world's largest group of oil exporters agreed to cut production.

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Scotland welcomes its first virtual reality arcade experience

Move over penny machines…

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DJ Yoda has taught a robot how to be a DJ

A Ford built robot has been learning how to master the decks.

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Oil prices rise more than 7% after Opec deal to lower production

Oil prices have soared after the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) secured a deal to cut production for the first time in eight years.

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Virgin looks to take on Sky Q with their new 4K-powered V6 box

The new V6 will be available in January.

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British Airways could give passengers a 'digital pill' to track well-being on flights

A companion app could be used to track vitals so cabin crew know how you’re feeling and what you need during flight.

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Netflix is now finally available offline

Android and iOS users can now download shows and watch them back without an internet connection.

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14 convicted over 'ripped shirt attack' on Air France bosses

Mr Plissonnier said the humiliating images were seen "1.4 billion times around the world".

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Need a clean-up? This site helps you delete your activity online

Deseat.me offers a Swedish scrub for your internet activities.

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Google Earth's Timelapse shows how the face of the planet has changed in the last 30 years

From the growth of cities to the retreat of glaciers and coastline, users can explore the changing face of the Earth.

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Voxpro plans for 400 extra Cork jobs

Cork-headquartered tech support company Voxpro has said it should have the capacity to grow employee numbers in its home city by a further 400 in the next 12 months. ...

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Inquiry begins into Irish Nationwide Building Society's loans and mortgage systems

An inquiry into the Irish Nationwide Building Society (INBS) is underway.

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NI business chiefs warn over Brexit threat to cross-border trade

The economic transformation of Irish border communities brought by the peace process has been put at risk by Brexit, MPs in England have been told.

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RBS must raise £2bn after failing Bank of England stress test

Royal Bank of Scotland will have to raise around £2 billion to boost its financial strength after failing the Bank of England's annual health check of the sector.

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eBay unveils the world's first 'emotionally powered' shopping experience

The firm is using innovative technology to detect what gift shoppers really want to buy.

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Facebook Messenger now lets you challenge friends to a game of Pac-Man

Messenger conversations can now be turned in gaming rivalries.

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FF proposes bill to force insurance companies to cover premises at risk of flood

"The Government seem to be relying on the Child of Prague that the rain won't come, and that's not going to work, folks."

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Could a house on mechanical stilts reduce the risk of homes flooding?

One UK builder wants to experiment with houses that can mechanically raise themselves above flood water.

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Jobless rate down to 7.3%

The unemployment rate was down slightly this month to 7.3% - a drop of 0.2% compared to October, or 160,700 in total.

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Everything you need to know about the proposed Ofcom reforms to Openreach

BT has faced calls for a full break-up and sale of Openreach after being criticised for poor customer service and a lack of investment.

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Hundreds of flights cancelled due to fresh Lufthansa strike

Pilots at German airline Lufthansa are on strike again after a two-day break in their campaign of walkouts.

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Dip in Wall Street stocks after record-breaking week

Wall Street stocks pulled back slightly on Monday, retreating from the records the market set last week.

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