TECHNOLOGY

Technology central to Kerry plan to tackle dumping

Technology will be central to a five-year plan adopted in Kerry to target “the persistent” problem of litter with smart phone apps, mobile cameras and CCTV all being deployed to stop illegal dumping.

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Ireland must show off tech ability, urges start-up chief

Ireland has much more to do to promote its image as a centre of excellence for technology innovation, a leading expert has warned.

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Ireland primed to be EU digital ‘centre of excellence’

The new head of the representative body for US companies operating here has said Ireland has the potential to become a digital data ‘centre of excellence’ for the EU.

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Microsoft to maintain $1bn cybersecurity spend

Software giant Microsoft will continue to invest over $1bn (€937m) annually on cyber-security research and development in the coming years, a senior executive has said.

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SAP predicts Donald Trump boost

SAP, Europe’s most valuable technology firm, raised its outlook slightly for the next four years, saying challenges to global trade presented by Donald Trump’s new US administration would drive sales of its business planning tools.

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Apple seeks a bigger bite of mobile market

Apple is piling onto lawsuits that attack the way Qualcomm licenses technology for mobile phones in a widespread effort to rake back profits in a slowing market.

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EU eyes spot checks as Lloyds Bank hit by cyber attack

The EU is considering testing banks’ defences against cyber attacks, EU officials said, as concerns grow about the industry’s vulnerability to hacking.

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Samsung to delay new phone launch

Samsung yesterday indicated that its latest flagship Galaxy S smartphone could be delayed as it pledged to enhance product safety following an investigation into the cause of fires in its premium Note 7 devices.

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