Britain’s decision to cap Huawei’s role in 5G will cost BT £500m (€590m), the telecoms company said, as it will need to remove some of the Chinese group’s gear from its network and tap pricier rivals.
Ireland's tech giants are continuing to find creative ways to address the gender imbalance in the STEM sector, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
The US has banned the Chinese company on the basis that it will use its hardware to spy, so it should do the same to the American social media giants, says Ngaire Woods.
The EU has warned of increased cyber-attacks by state-backed entities and groups from outside the EU, and said that the risks posed by telecoms equipment suppliers that have a significant market share should be assessed.
Huawei Technologies founder Ren Zhengfei is ready to licence his fifth-generation networking technology only to one other company — and he wants that potential arch-rival to be American.
The rollout of 5G services across Europe is being slowed by US sanctions against Huawei and as European governments review the impact of using Chinese equipment, the head of Swedish telecoms group Tele2 said.
Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei struck a defiant tone in the face of US sanctions that threaten his company’s very survival.
Bastien Peyraud has been appointed as general manager of the Imperial Hotel, Cork, part of the Flynn Hotels group.
Helen O’Callaghan reports on moves to get more girls coding.
Peugeot maker PSA Group reported a 1.1% decline in first-quarter revenue, as a sales decline outside Europe and currency challenges outweighed pricing improvements.
The future of automation in the workplace was glimpsed at the recent UCD Innovation Week, where 200 students from 26 countries met Pepper, a humanoid robot and the first in the world to read emotions and develop empathy.
New appointments in Ireland's busy jobs market.
In a remote corner of Ghana ‘telemedicine’ is proving how effective digital care can be when coverage is extended to those on the medical margins, write Koku Awoonor-William and Ann Aerts
Ericsson is looking to axe up to 130 jobs in Ireland.
Aileen Lee interviews Aoife Rhattigan, Creative director at Restless.Design.
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You're not alone if you start to feel stressed when your internet connection starts chugging along. A report from mobile broadband company Ericsson indicates that slow internet speeds do cause stress.
Accumulated profits at the media firm owned by celebrity economist David McWilliams jumped last year by over €250,000.
Nokia is in talks to buy smaller telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent, a deal combining the industry’s two weakest players that is backed by the French government but could pose challenges in cutting costs.
Wireless equipment maker Ericsson is suing Apple for alleged patent infringement.
The EU has ended a long-running telecoms row with China, the EU’s trade chief said yesterday, dropping a threat to levy punitive tariffs on Chinese telecoms exports and easing tensions between two of the world’s top trading powers.
Eircom today announced that it has signed a five-year €80m exclusive agreement with software company Ericsson.
Gardaí believe that a computer programmer, whose body was discovered yesterday, was murdered several days ago and dumped under a load of rocks in a quarry.
Almost 500 new jobs in the technology sphere were announced yesterday.
A total of 380 new jobs have been announced for Galway, Athlone and Dublin.
Swedish wireless equipment company Ericsson has settled its legal dispute with Samsung Electronics about global patent licences.
In a market flooded with millions of apps, Galway-based company Element Software is launching on the international market technology which has been designed to significantly help brands retain their app users.
Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg has launched a new initiative aimed at bringing internet access to more than four billion people who still don't have it.
Planned EU curbs on Chinese solar panels would last less than half as long as normal trade protection, marking a victory not just for China but for Germany, the UK, and other free-market proponents in the EU’s biggest dispute of its kind.
Police in Stockholm called in reinforcements yesterday after youths set cars and a school ablaze in a fifth night of rioting, the worst to hit Sweden for years.
Europe is facing a “silent crisis” unless it becomes more pro-business, more competitive and less regulatory, delegates at yesterday’s Ibec CEO conference heard.
The smartphone has overtaken the television as the primary screen for entertainment in the home, according to speakers at yesterday’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
More than 3,500 jobs are up for grabs at a major recruitment fair in Dublin today.
Some of Ireland’s leading employers will gather in Dublin’s Convention Centre on Saturday to offer graduates up to 3,500 positions.
A Chinese company which has overtaken Ericsson as the world’s largest manufacturer of telecommunications equipment is to create 50 jobs here.
Up to 100 jobs are being cut at Ericsson in Co. Westmeath.
Thousands of mobile phone users in rural Ireland could be left searching for a signal due to policy decisions made by the telecom regulator ComReg.
Wales-born Howard Stringer, one of the few foreign bosses to head a major Japanese company, is to give up his role as Sony chief executive but remain as chairman, the electronics giant said today.
Most of the 1,000 vacancies in the hi-tech industry can be filled by graduates of free courses announced by the Government and employers yesterday.
Sony-EricssonXperia Arc S has more going for it than just its classy looks — it’s also faster, says Noel Campion
THE Limerick-based engineering group, Kirby Engineering stated yesterday that 2010 was “a relatively good year” for the group in spite of pre-tax profits declining by 34% to €1 million.
MICROCHIP maker Analog Devices Inc last night posted a quarterly profit that missed market expectations, hurt by a fall in revenue at its industrial and communications segments, and forecast a first quarter below Wall Street view.
Telecoms giant Ericsson is to sell its 50% stake in mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson to Sony for €1.05bn.
Wireless equipment maker LM Ericsson AB said its net profit rose by 4% in the third quarter boosted by increased market share.
Around 10,000 jobseekers are expected to descend on Dublin's Mansion House this weekend for a major employment event.
A SENIOR figure at one of the country’s largest software employers has said the Government must minimise bureaucracy to create jobs and develop the knowledge economy.
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