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Dr Liz Elvidge: Postdoc researchers need to change their mindset

For postdoc researchers, the world is their oyster, but only if they're willing to put their research skills into their career path. The post Dr Liz Elvidge: Postdoc researchers need to change their mindset appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Equifax staff fooled by fake site tweet link to customers

Security experts find that Equifax has accidentally directed customers to an impostor website via Twitter. The post Equifax staff fooled by fake site tweet link to customers appeared first on Silicon Republic.

iOS 11 Control Centre doesn't actually turn Bluetooth off, but here's how

One of the updates to Apple's latest operating system isn't what it seems, and it could prove to be a potential security risk. The post iOS 11 Control Centre doesn't actually turn Bluetooth off, but here's how appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Saudi Arabia ends ban on phone calls made through messaging apps

Saudi Arabia enforced the ban in 2013, citing wariness of secure internet communication. The post Saudi Arabia ends ban on phone calls made through messaging apps appeared first on Silicon Republic.

EU tax plans to target profits of tech giants in Ireland

New plan for taxation of profits in the digital economy is aimed squarely at firms such as Google, Apple, Amazon and Facebook. The post EU tax plans to target profits of tech giants in Ireland appeared first on Silicon Republic.

SEC reveals that data breach may have enabled insider trading

The US Securities and Exchange Commission's EDGAR filing system was hacked in 2016. The post SEC reveals that data breach may have enabled insider trading appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Spaceborne Computer makes first small step towards future Mars missions

The space race has now extended to computer science as HPE announces its Spaceborne Computer has achieved one teraflop of power. The post Spaceborne Computer makes first small step towards future Mars missions appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Three Ireland to hire 15 people in grad recruitment drive

Telecoms giant gets ready to mentor the next generation. The post Three Ireland to hire 15 people in grad recruitment drive appeared first on Silicon Republic.

From intern to graduate: How Accenture's culture enticed this grad to jump back in

Jumping in at the deep end is made possible with the support of colleagues around the world, says Accenture technology consulting analyst Steve Barry. The post From intern to graduate: How Accenture's culture enticed this grad to jump back in appeared first on Silicon Republic.

CCleaner breach targeted major tech companies, according to Cisco

It seems that there was something more sophisticated behind the recent CCleaner data breach. The post CCleaner breach targeted major tech companies, according to Cisco appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Google taking big steps in hardware, strikes deal with HTC

Following a swirl of rumours, Google comes to an agreement with the Taiwanese phone manufacturer. The post Google taking big steps in hardware, strikes deal with HTC appeared first on Silicon Republic.

With €43m SFI funding, 96 researchers get backing for dozens of projects

In a major win for Irish research, almost €50m has been allocated under the SFI to support 96 researchers undertaking 26 major projects. The post With €43m SFI funding, 96 researchers get backing for dozens of projects appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Irish SME Association calls to establish national cybercrime body

The Irish SME Association found the majority of Irish businesses have been cybercrime victims. The post Irish SME Association calls to establish national cybercrime body appeared first on Silicon Republic.

12 tech start-ups making it in Manchester

Considered the home of the industrial revolution of the 19th century, Manchester is carving out a new future for itself as a major tech hub for the 21st century. The post 12 tech start-ups making it in Manchester appeared first on Silicon Republic.

DCU strategic plan seeks to tackle global challenges

Dublin City University's new five-year strategic plan puts the focus on creativity, lifelong learning and sustainability. Claire O'Connell reports from the launch. The post DCU strategic plan seeks to tackle global challenges appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Irish Mytaxi users could now have to pay a little more for app bookings

Mytaxi has quietly revealed that you may have to pay a bit more for every booking made through its app, starting from 21 September. The post Irish Mytaxi users could now have to pay a little more for app bookings appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Take Note: Samsung's Conor Pierce on the future of smartphones

Conor Pierce, perhaps the most senior Irish executive in the global smartphone business today, talks with John Kennedy about the future of mobile at the launch of the flagship Samsung Note8. The post Take Note: Samsung's Conor Pierce on the future of smartphones appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Suspension of HTC stock fuels Alphabet takeover rumours

Taiwanese media outlets have previously reported that Google had an interest in HTC. The post Suspension of HTC stock fuels Alphabet takeover rumours appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Take Note: Samsung VP Conor Pierce on the future of smartphones

Conor Pierce, perhaps the most senior Irish executive in the global smartphone business today, talks with John Kennedy about the future of mobile at the launch of the flagship Samsung Note8. The post Take Note: Samsung VP Conor Pierce on the future of smartphones appeared first on Silicon Republic.

6 job search tips graduates don't usually hear

For graduates, finding their first role can feel like a searching for a needle in a haystack. Luckily, Hays' Robby Vanuxem is here to help you find the perfect job. The post 6 job search tips graduates don't usually hear appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Suspension of HTC stock fuels Alphabet takeover rumours

Taiwanese media outlets have previously reported Google had an interest in HTC's research and development team and the company as a whole. The post Suspension of HTC stock fuels Alphabet takeover rumours appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Minor surgeries could become deadly without new antibiotics, WHO warns

If new antibiotics are not created in the very near future, thousands of common operations in hospitals could soon be rendered too dangerous to perform, warns WHO. The post Minor surgeries could become deadly without new antibiotics, WHO warns appeared first on Silicon Republic.

ProtectBox: A comparative marketplace for infosec

TechWatch's Emily McDaid finds out more about a free service for SMEs that aims to satisfy their cybersecurity needs. The post ProtectBox: A comparative marketplace for infosec appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Little Country, Big Talk: The fragile culture of Irish science journalism

In an extract from 'Little Country, Big Talk: Science Communication in Ireland', Declan Fahy paints a frank picture of the state of science journalism in Ireland. The post Little Country, Big Talk: The fragile culture of Irish science journalism appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Data theft in 2017: 5 things you should know

A report released by digital security firm Gemalto sheds light on data breaches and compromises in the first six months of this year. The post Data theft in 2017: 5 things you should know appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Credit agency KBRA announces 100 Dublin jobs at new European HQ

Another financial institution is making its move into Ireland as KBRA announces a raft of new jobs at its new European HQ in Dublin. The post Credit agency KBRA announces 100 Dublin jobs at new European HQ appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Tech giants face major penalties unless terrorist content is removed quickly

European political leaders set to warn tech CEOs of the repercussions of not tackling terrorist content in a swift manner. The post Tech giants face major penalties unless terrorist content is removed quickly appeared first on Silicon Republic.

BTYSTE head Mari Cahalane: 'Bet on STEM because tomorrow's jobs haven't been invented'

BTYSTE head warns that we must continue to bang the STEM drum if our kids want a future in the working world. The post BTYSTE head Mari Cahalane: 'Bet on STEM because tomorrow's jobs haven't been invented' appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Irish firms raised €499m in venture capital in the first half of 2017

Irish tech firms trump prevailing funding trends that have seen fundraising fall 11pc in US alone. The post Irish firms raised €499m in venture capital in the first half of 2017 appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Tipperary solar water pump inventor wins big at National Ploughing Championships

There were 12 winners at Enterprise Ireland's Innovation Arena Awards at the Ploughing Championship, including a solar water pump. The post Tipperary solar water pump inventor wins big at National Ploughing Championships appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Cork's tech network launches free STEM programme for students

The SySTEM programme encourages transition year students to develop gaming apps. The post Cork's tech network launches free STEM programme for students appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Buckle up! Startup Boost to accelerate 100 start-ups in six cities worldwide

Brace yourselves as much needed pre-accelerator gets ready to hit the 'go' button. The post Buckle up! Startup Boost to accelerate 100 start-ups in six cities worldwide appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Host In Ireland's Garry Connolly: GDPR is coming at the perfect time

Ahead of the Datacloud Ireland conference, Siliconrepublic.com spoke to Garry Connolly about GDPR and thinking beyond the data centre. The post Host In Ireland's Garry Connolly: GDPR is coming at the perfect time appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Cyberattack fears create a springboard to accelerate innovation, says Vodafone

Instead of just battening down the hatches, cyberattacks and GDPR are enabling new business opportunities. The post Cyberattack fears create a springboard to accelerate innovation, says Vodafone appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Volkswagen Dieselgate deaths in Europe number in the thousands

A new study has released startling figures on the Dieselgate scandal in Europe. The post Volkswagen Dieselgate deaths in Europe number in the thousands appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Volkswagen Dieselgate deaths in Europe number in the thousands

A new study from the journal Environmental Research Letters focuses on the Dieselgate scandal in Europe. The post Volkswagen Dieselgate deaths in Europe number in the thousands appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Intel and Google admit to working together on self-driving cars for years

Intel and Google's Waymo have jointly revealed that they are working together on self-driving car technology, years after their first collaboration. The post Intel and Google admit to working together on self-driving cars for years appeared first on Silicon Republic.

New EU project Decode wants us to reclaim our personal data for the common good

Decode is a major new EU Horizon 2020 project that wants to put control of data back into individuals' hands. The post New EU project Decode wants us to reclaim our personal data for the common good appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Satellites could be under threat from enormous space hurricanes

To better prepare our telecommunications satellites for the rigours of space, new research is helping us to understand space hurricanes. The post Satellites could be under threat from enormous space hurricanes appeared first on Silicon Republic.

What you need to know about the other Equifax data breach

Troubled waters ahead for Equifax as lawsuits pile up and personnel are scrutinised. The post What you need to know about the other Equifax data breach appeared first on Silicon Republic.

When disaster strikes, this Irish-based team 3D prints medical devices

In developing nations during a disaster, quick access to medical equipment can often be left wanting, but 3D printing is trying to bridge the gap. The post When disaster strikes, this Irish-based team 3D prints medical devices appeared first on Silicon Republic.

15 Irish entrepreneurs can bag €200,000 each as part of joint venture

Entrepreneurs can secure up to €200,000 each as part of a new start-up fund backed by AIB and Frontline Ventures. The post 15 Irish entrepreneurs can bag €200,000 each as part of joint venture appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Intel reveals it has invested more than $1bn so far in AI start-ups

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich says the chip giant is deeply committed to unlocking the promise of AI. The post Intel reveals it has invested more than $1bn so far in AI start-ups appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Irish success story Sugru launches new family-safe glue

The new product from Sugru is safe for children as young as eight to use without supervision. The post Irish success story Sugru launches new family-safe glue appeared first on Silicon Republic.

David v Goliath: How do you compete with the big dogs of digital?

As managing director for digital agency Arekibo, life moves pretty fast for Martin Casey. How does he keep on top of it all? The post David v Goliath: How do you compete with the big dogs of digital? appeared first on Silicon Republic.

15 Irish entrepreneurs can bag €200,000 each as part of joint venture

Entrepreneurs can bag up to €200,000 each as part of a new start-up fund backed by AIB and Frontline Ventures. The post 15 Irish entrepreneurs can bag €200,000 each as part of joint venture appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Intel reveals it has invested over $1bn so far in AI start-ups

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich says the chip giant is deeply committed to unlocking the promise of AI. The post Intel reveals it has invested over $1bn so far in AI start-ups appeared first on Silicon Republic.

PTC R&D director: There's never a dull moment in technology

A tech career can be one of the most exciting careers around. Just ask PTC's R&D director, Michael Carney. The post PTC R&D director: There's never a dull moment in technology appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Ellevest raises $34.6m to tackle the gender money gap

Ellevest is a fintech on a mission to end the gender gap in investing and personal finance. The post Ellevest raises $34.6m to tackle the gender money gap appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Fresh row blazes over cost of lighting up Ireland's rural fibre network

Eir responds to telcos' threat to boycott its rural FTTH network. The post Fresh row blazes over cost of lighting up Ireland's rural fibre network appeared first on Silicon Republic.