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Apple expansion set to create 1,000 jobs in Cork

Apple has been granted planning permission for its major Hollyhill expansion proposal, clearing the way for the creation of 1,000 extra jobs, writes Gordon Deegan.

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The world's first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore

Would you get in a car that had no driver?

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The Windows 10 Anniversary Update may have some unwanted consequences

The mild inconvenience of it all is too much to bare…

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Irish companies are missing out on billions of euros as Government tenders go overseas

Irish companies are losing out on billions of euros in Government tenders.

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The Honor 8 wants to be the phone of the selfie generation

Low price and good cameras are what Honor believe younger smartphone owners want.

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Number of new home builds in England 'to drop 8% over Brexit uncertainty'

Brexit uncertainty is forecast to intensify England's housing crisis, with the number of new homes being built set to plummet 8% next year on post-referendum jitters. ...

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Dyson's latest multitasking fan combines heating, cooling and purifying air in one

It’s been launched in the US and will be available in the UK from early September.

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You just need to see these Pokemon busting some moves to Ariana Grande

Who knew Dragonite and Charizard could dance like that?

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Amazon rolls out unlimited cloud storage plan in the UK

The plan comes with a free three-month trial.

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You can now get your beer served with a side of virtual reality

Order a bottle of Innis & Gunn in certain bars, and don’t be surprised if you get handed a VR headset to go with it.

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The travel-hammock for your head looks bizarre but may revolutionise your next journey

Neck kinks could be a thing of the past.

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Pokemon Go has lost a third of its users

The game has reportedly lost around 15 million regular users.

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Air taxis and supersonic jets: Get ready for the future of commuting

Nope, it’s not something out of a sci-fi movie – but could become a reality sometime soon.

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Paddy Power Betfair records 18% growth

Paddy Power Betfair saw its revenue rise by 18% to £759m (€885m) during the six-month period to June, as its time as a combined entity gets off to a strong start.

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Ireland ranks high in Global Innovation Index

Ireland has been named the seventh most innovative economy in the world.

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British property firm gets go-ahead to build in Dublin

UK property firm U+I has secured planning permission to build 147 homes in south Dublin.

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Can Honor finally break into Europe with the Honor 8?

Huawei’s smaller sibling wants to secure its big break.

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It looks like the PlayStation 4 Slim might be real

A second console, alongside the Neo, could be unveiled by Sony on September 7.

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Tesco criticised over removal of Scottish flag from packaging after complaints

The supermarket removed the Saltire after complaints that similar products grown in England did not carry St George’s cross on packaging.

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The Xbox Onesie is gaming's new must-have item

Gaming has never looked so comfortable.

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Brexit 'to cost Scottish economy £11.2bn a year'

Brexit is projected to cost the Scottish economy up to £11.2 billion each year, according to the Scottish Government.

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Windows 10 has been accused of 'disregarding' user privacy

A digital rights group claims too much data is captured by the software and that it has been forced on many users.

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Japan might use recycled smartphones to make its 2020 Olympic medals

Sustainability could be one of Tokyo 2020's themes.

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Enterprise Ireland offer research grants to new agri-businesses

New agri-businesses are being encouraged to apply for funding to help expand their sales internationally.

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IBEC calls for more high-rise buildings in Dublin

Business group IBEC claims Dublin should embrace high-rise living.

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The six most important things you need to know about Android N

Nougat is on the way, this is what you need to know.

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Android Nougat will be here in the 'coming weeks', Google reveals

Android 7.0 will come to Nexus devices and the new LG V20 first.

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Pfizer to acquire cancer drug company Medivation

Pfizer is to acquire cancer drug company Medivation in a deal valued at about US$14bn.

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Sports Direct shareholders urged to vote against Mike Ashley

Sports Direct's shareholders are being urged to block the re-election of Mike Ashley to the board as the tycoon comes under increasing pressure over the retailer's ...

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The updated Met Office app will remind you to de-ice the car

Reminding you to bring the washing in is also covered.

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Nick Leeson: Red tape preventing regulators from catching the next rogue trader

Britain's financial regulators are too bogged down in paperwork to focus on catching the next rogue trader, according to Nick Leeson - the man who single-handedly ...

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Deal sees thousands of jobs saved at Debenhams

Debenhams stores in Ireland are set to remain open following the approval of a survival plan allowing the department store chain to exit examinership.

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SFA wants reduction in capital gains tax

The Small Firms Association (SFA) has urged the Government to bring capital gains tax (CGT) back down to 20%.

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US partnership to give housing a €120m boost

A joint venture between Ireland and the US is likely to have committed close to €120m in capital to housebuilding projects here by the end of the year.

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Plans to refloat oil rig grounded in Western Isles

Officials plan to refloat the oil rig grounded in the Western Isles on Monday night.

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Gibraltar warns of hard Brexit 'existential threat' to its economy

A "hard Brexit" by the UK from the European Union would pose an "existential threat" to Gibraltar's economy, the territory's chief minister has warned.

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Good4U recruiting for 14 new positions in Sligo

There's a jobs boost for County Sligo.

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Twitter is adding a 'quality filter' to help users clean up their timelines

Two new features aimed at giving users more control over their timelines have been revealed.

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David Hasselhoff thinks killing zombies in Call of Duty is 'really cool'

The Hoff star in this year’s Call of Duty Zombies game.

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US judge rejects Uber's settlement with drivers

A $100m (£76m) settlement between ride-sharing app Uber and some of its drivers has been rejected by a US judge.

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Ford promises to roll out driverless cars without steering wheel or pedals by 2021

The car manufacturer has invested in various start-ups in part to increase its autonomous vehicle development capabilities.

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Harley-Davidson to pay £11.4m over motorbike 'defeat devices'

Harley-Davidson has agreed to pay 15 million dollars (£11.4 million) to settle a complaint filed by US federal environmental officials over racing tuners that caused ...

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Meet the stars making a living on YouTube

YouTubers walk the red carpet at the opening of their new Space.

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Check out this new mixed reality video game at Gamescom

You can watch our tech correspondent give the space pirate game a go.

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How filming the Australian sky helped make Forza Horizon 3

The driving simulation has been taking inspiration from places other than the road.

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Uber to start using self-driving cars in next few weeks

Ride-hailing service Uber will start transporting passengers with self-driving cars on the streets of Pittsburgh in the next few weeks.

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London's iconic phone booths are getting a makeover - as tiny smartphone repair shops

They even offer a free charging service.

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