TECHNOLOGY

See the cities of the future as imagined by Destiny

One of the most anticipated games of the year arrives on Playstation 4 next week.

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Here is a map of every device on the internet

Well, one self-described “internet cartographer” has charted the world’s use of the internet in a very clever way.

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Celebrities' nude pics leaked: What is 4chan, and why do its users want Bitcoin?

Many of us had never heard of image-based forum 4chan before today.

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Has the online source of Jennifer Lawrence's leaked nude pics been found?

A piece of computer script that continuously guesses passwords could be the source of the celebrity photo leak.

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How secure are your pictures (and other things) in the Cloud?

An enormous archive of private photos featuring a host of celebrities, including Hunger Games actress Jennifer Lawrence, has appeared online with rumours suggesting a hack of Apple’s iCloud is what led to the breach.

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Jobs Minister Richard Bruton said the fund is aimed at encouraging more graduates to consider entrepreneurship. Alison Campbell, director of KTI, said Ireland has invested effectively in science.

Knowledge Transfer Ireland to benefit businesses and create new jobs

LAUNCHED in May, the purpose of Knowledge Transfer Ireland is to make it easier to commercialise and ultimately create new enterprises and jobs from State-funded research from all third-level institutes across the country. Knowledge Transfer Ireland will make it easier to commercialise and create enterprises from State-funded research, says John Daly

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An artist's mock-up of how the new iPhone 6 might look

Apple expected to unveil larger iPhone and finally reveal its fabled smartwatch

Apple has sent out invitations for an event on September 9 where it is expected to unveil a raft of new products.

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How good are you at Twitter? The new Analytics site will tell you the truth

Have you ever wondered just how good you are at being interesting on Twitter?

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7 concepts to get you excited about the iPhone 6

The date of the iPhone 6′s arrival has been confirmed. On September 9 the wait will be over.

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See inside the White House in this 15-second Hyperlapse vid

With dizzying effects more and more iPhone users are getting to grips with the new Instagram app Hyperlapse.

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Apple confirms iPhone event on September 9

Let the rumour mill madness begin. Apple has confirmed its iPhone event date of September 9 by sending out invites.

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See Microsoft's new Surface Pro 3 render the humble pen obsolete

There’s a lot of reasons to be excited by the new Surface Pro 3. Microsoft have been plugging away at making a decent tablet since 2012, and with this model they might just have cracked it.

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The latest alleged iPhone 6 leak appears to confirm launch date

We’re in the middle of iPhone silly season right now, and the latest leak appears to confirm the much-anticipated unveil date of the next generation.

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Instagram launches new time-lapse video app

Instagram video has been around for a while now, with the recording and filters facility giving users more opportunities to be creative with their posts.

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Assassin's Creed offers pants that make you go faster

Games have been known to throw in bonuses for players to get them to pre-order their latest title.

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Amazon buys video game streaming site Twitch

In something of a surprise move, online retailer and tech giant Amazon has bought game streaming site Twitch for nearly one billion US dollars.

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The cruise ship of the future has robots behind the bar

Imagine the sort of cruise where your drinks are prepared by a series of robotic arms, and everything you do on board can be controlled via your personal device.

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Sony PS network targeted in attack

Sony’s PlayStation network was taken offline "due to a distributed denial of service attack", the company has said.

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Facebook to time users in order to spot click-bait stories

Social network king Facebook has announced plans to weed out “click-bait” stories by timing how long users spend on the story before returning to the social site.

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Ruth Buckley, Cork City Council and Sinead McSweeney of Twitter. Pic: Gerard McCarthy

Cork-born Twitter executive to address tech conference

An Irish woman who has risen to the top echelons of Twitter’s global executive ranks will address a special tech conference in Cork next month.

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Google Maps tours famous TV sets

Google Maps has released a collection of Street View tours to real-life sets from nominated TV shows, including Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones, and Breaking Bad.

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HP Chief Executive Meg Whitman. Picture: AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes

HP chief aims to steady turnround

Hewlett-Packard chief executive Meg Whitman is benefiting from a surge in PC sales. Now she needs to show she can make progress in other businesses, including software and services.

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ExamTime looks at premium subscriptions for cash growth

Boasting almost 200,000 active users at the height of its business in May, Irish tech start-up ExamTime is positioning itself to monetise its extensive user base as it launches its full service this week.

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12 things you're doing online that you definitely shouldn't be

You might be surprised at what could land you in trouble.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 does the ALS ice bucket challenge - then nominates the iPhone

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 is famously waterproof, making it the ideal smartphone to take on the ALS ice bucket challenge that is taking the web by storm.

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Countdown to Destiny launch as gameplay trailer unveiled

With just over two weeks to go until the year’s biggest game release, there’s a final chance to whet your appetite for Destiny.

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Facebook must reply to action on privacy

Facebook has been given four weeks to reply to a class action over online privacy.

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Robin Williams to be immortalised in World of Warcraft

When Robin Williams passed away the internet was taken over with tributes to the star.

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Contactless payment reaches the donkeys of Blackpool beach

The touch-to-pay technology can now be used to pay for donkey rides in the seaside town.

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Flappy Bird sequel Swing Copters lands on iOS and Android

Earlier this year a very simple, yet painfully difficult and addictive, game took the mobile world by storm. It racked up 50 million downloads and became the talk of social networks, striding past big budget titles in the app charts.

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