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Dublin to host to the world's largest science education conference

The ESERA 2017 conference will take place from 21 to 25 August in Dublin City University, in partnership with the University of Limerick. The post Dublin to host to the world's largest science education conference appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Viatel expands into Northern Ireland with €250,000 investment

Radio network provider Viatel has expanded its footprint into Northern Ireland. The post Viatel expands into Northern Ireland with €250,000 investment appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Weekend takeaway: Scope out the top sci-tech stories of the week

From soaring into outer space to shattering stereotypes down on Earth, we give you the top 10 sci-tech stories of the week. The post Weekend takeaway: Scope out the top sci-tech stories of the week appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Viatel expands into Northern Ireland with €250,000 investment

Radio network provider Viatel has expanded its footprint into Northern Ireland following a €250,000 investment. The post Viatel expands into Northern Ireland with €250,000 investment appeared first on Silicon Republic.

5G connections to reach 1.4bn by 2025, growing 232pc each year

5G is set to hit the mainstream in a big way in the years to come, according to new predictions from Juniper Research. The post 5G connections to reach 1.4bn by 2025, growing 232pc each year appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Liberty IT's tech director: 'The real challenge is finding out what the customer wants'

Dave Anderson, director of technology at Liberty IT, discusses software development and how he ensures it marches in step with real customer needs. The post Liberty IT's tech director: 'The real challenge is finding out what the customer wants' appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Silicon Valley's concerns about the Trump administration continue to grow

It has been a tumultuous few days for the Trump administration, with nine corporate leaders in total resigning from both the manufacturing and economic policy councils. The post Silicon Valley's concerns about the Trump administration continue to grow appeared first on Silicon Republic.

7 valuable tips and tricks for growing your career

Want to grow and develop your career? With the right tools and advice, it can be easy. The post 7 valuable tips and tricks for growing your career appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Everything you need to know about digital nomads

Who are digital nomads? Where do they come from? Where do they go? The post Everything you need to know about digital nomads appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Fintech firm Options announces 75 new positions in Belfast office

Financial cloud provider is set to grow its Belfast office from 75 to 150 people. The post Fintech firm Options announces 75 new positions in Belfast office appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Largest known near-Earth asteroid set to whizz past us in September

Our planet is to be reminded just how vulnerable it is with the largest near-Earth asteroid ever detected due to pass us by quite soon. The post Largest known near-Earth asteroid set to whizz past us in September appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Facebook takes a harder line on video clickbait following spam complaints

In the ongoing fight against the scourge of clickbait, Facebook announces tighter regulations around spam video content. The post Facebook takes a harder line on video clickbait following spam complaints appeared first on Silicon Republic.

What to expect in Ireland during the August solar eclipse

The US might be gearing up for a once in a lifetime solar eclipse, but here in Ireland it will be a totally different story. The post What to expect in Ireland during the August solar eclipse appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Eimear Noone's response to her naysayers is inspiration for us all

Conductor and composer Eimear Noone faced plenty of adversity in her dream to enter a traditionally male career, but that wasn't going to stop her. The post Eimear Noone's response to her naysayers is inspiration for us all appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Infosec spending tipped to reach $86.4bn by the end of 2017

More and more companies are spending significant amounts on infosec products and services, according to analyst firm Gartner. The post Infosec spending tipped to reach $86.4bn by the end of 2017 appeared first on Silicon Republic.

We're hiring: Junior Careers reporter

We're looking for a new junior reporter to join our Careers team. Could it be you? The post We're hiring: Junior Careers reporter appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Private data exchange will outstrip growth of public internet by 2020

Data centre behemoth Equinix predicts that interconnection bandwidth will reach six times the volume of public internet in less than three years. The post Private data exchange will outstrip growth of public internet by 2020 appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Alibaba earnings reveal 'blowout quarter' for soaring e-commerce giant

Alibaba has released its latest quarterly earnings report of the year, and it's sure to make stockholders very, very happy. The post Alibaba earnings reveal 'blowout quarter' for soaring e-commerce giant appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Private data exchange will outstrip growth of public internet by 2020

Data centre behemoth Equinix finds interconnection bandwidth will reach six times the volume of public internet in less than three years. The post Private data exchange will outstrip growth of public internet by 2020 appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Alibaba earnings reveal 'blowout quarter' for soaring e-commerce giant

Alibaba has released its latest quarterly earnings report of the year, and it certain to make stockholders very, very happy. The post Alibaba earnings reveal 'blowout quarter' for soaring e-commerce giant appeared first on Silicon Republic.

'If you do nothing unexpected, nothing unexpected happens'

How do you turn a life full of disruption and chaos on its head? The post 'If you do nothing unexpected, nothing unexpected happens' appeared first on Silicon Republic.

More than half of women in tech report experiencing harassment at work

In the wake of the recent anti-diversity manifesto controversy at Google, the subject of women in tech has been a major talking point. The post More than half of women in tech report experiencing harassment at work appeared first on Silicon Republic.

AI visionary Andrew Ng is raising $150m for a new fund

Andrew Ng has cemented himself as a leading researcher in the field of AI, and now he is managing a new $150m kitty to fund its development. The post AI visionary Andrew Ng is raising $150m for a new fund appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Cork-based firm Voxpro acquired by Telus International

Telus International has acquired Voxpro. The post Cork-based firm Voxpro acquired by Telus International appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Powerful new painkiller that lasts for days could help end opioid addiction

A powerful new painkiller has been developed that not only works for longer with a small dose, but could also prevent opioid addiction. The post Powerful new painkiller that lasts for days could help end opioid addiction appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Squarespace drops several white supremacist websites from its service

Squarespace takes a stand against white supremacy. The post Squarespace drops several white supremacist websites from its service appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Cloudflare CEO opens up far-right website to vigilante DDoS attacks

The CEO of Cloudflare has used his position to go against company policy and allow DDoS attacks against far-right website The Daily Stormer. The post Cloudflare CEO opens up far-right website to vigilante DDoS attacks appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Cloudflare CEO opens up far-right website to vigilante DDoS attacks

The CEO of web security service Cloudflare has used his position to go against company policy and allow DDoS attacks against the far-right website The Daily Stormer. The post Cloudflare CEO opens up far-right website to vigilante DDoS attacks appeared first on Silicon Republic.

With SeatView, you know what you'll see before the show

You're about to buy your ticket, but how do you know how good the seats really are? TechWatch's Emily McDaid spoke to an entrepreneur who aims to solve that very issue. The post With SeatView, you know what you'll see before the show appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Here's why being an Apache HBase committer is a big deal

What even is a committer? We spoke to two Oath researchers about what it means and why it's important in the world of tech. The post Here's why being an Apache HBase committer is a big deal appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Ancient molecules unlock secret of how first animals appeared on Earth

By analysing samples of ancient molecules, researchers believe they have solved the mystery of how the first animals appeared on Earth. The post Ancient molecules unlock secret of how first animals appeared on Earth appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Facebook gives News Feed a facelift to improve legibility and navigation

Facebook has announced some design changes to be rolled out across users' News Feeds on the app and website. The post Facebook gives News Feed a facelift to improve legibility and navigation appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Latest Game of Thrones episode leaks online, deals another blow to HBO

This season of Game of Thrones has been dramatic, but the real life goings-on surrounding it have been just as fraught. The post Latest Game of Thrones episode leaks online, deals another blow to HBO appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Trump Organization trumped by iTrump app in legal battle

The iTrump app that found itself in a legal squabble with the Trump Organization has prevailed. The post Trump Organization trumped by iTrump app in legal battle appeared first on Silicon Republic.

ShadowPad malware hid powerful backdoor in popular business software

Kaspersky uncovers a secret hiding in NetSarang that left hundreds of companies vulnerable to data theft. The post ShadowPad malware hid powerful backdoor in popular business software appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Nano-sized machines swimming in stomachs can now treat infections

Nano-sized micromotors have been used in a person's stomach to treat bacterial infections for the first time in a major breakthrough. The post Nano-sized machines swimming in stomachs can now treat infections appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Irish Medtech Awards launched as industry flourishes

The medtech industry in Ireland is going strong, with an estimated 39,000 people set to be working in the field by 2020. The post Irish Medtech Awards launched as industry flourishes appeared first on Silicon Republic.

11 signs that your interview was a success

Are you anxiously awaiting news on the job of your dreams? Worried that you didn't carry off the interview as well as you'd hoped? Hays' Tom Osborne knows how to put your mind at ease. The post 11 signs that your interview was a success appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Fiat Chrysler joins BMW and Intel's autonomous car tech supergroup

One of the world's largest consortiums of autonomous vehicle technology has just gotten bigger with Fiat Chrysler entering the fray. The post Fiat Chrysler joins BMW and Intel's autonomous car tech supergroup appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Ibec praises increase in Leaving Cert students taking higher-level maths

Leaving Cert 2017 results are released today, with thousands of students across Ireland discovering what's in store. The post Ibec praises increase in Leaving Cert students taking higher-level maths appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Dublin start-up that helps employers house staff bags €30,000 in funding

A Dublin start-up aiming to help tackle the ongoing housing crisis in Ireland has received a financial boost to the tune of €30,000. The post Dublin start-up that helps employers house staff bags €30,000 in funding appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Ibec praises increase in Leaving Cert students taking higher level maths

The results of this year's Leaving Cert are released today, with thousands of students across Ireland waiting to discover what's in store. The post Ibec praises increase in Leaving Cert students taking higher level maths appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Dublin start-up that helps employers house staff bags €30,000 in funding

A Dublin start-up is aiming to help tackle the on-going housing crisis in Ireland has received a financial boost to the tune of €30,000. The post Dublin start-up that helps employers house staff bags €30,000 in funding appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Getting your Leaving Cert results? We've got you covered

For Leaving Cert students, results day can be both daunting and exciting. If you're getting your results today, we're here for you. The post Getting your Leaving Cert results? We've got you covered appeared first on Silicon Republic.

With eyes on Mars, 15-year-old Emirati girl's experiment heads into space

15-year-old Emirati girl Alia Al Mansoori got to watch her genetics science project blast into space aboard a NASA rocket. The post With eyes on Mars, 15-year-old Emirati girl's experiment heads into space appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Irish vet fails to secure Australian visa following automated English exam

Equine vet Dr Louise Kennedy, who is seeking permanent residency in Australia, has failed to pass an automated English fluency test administered by a machine. The post Irish vet fails to secure Australian visa following automated English exam appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Self-healing tyres for cars now possible with new rubber breakthrough

In the near future, tyres might be able to heal themselves on the road thanks to a major new breakthrough in materials science research. The post Self-healing tyres for cars now possible with new rubber breakthrough appeared first on Silicon Republic.

Self-healing tyres for cars now possible with new rubber breakthrough

Tyres in the near future might be able to heal themselves on the road thanks to a major new breakthrough in materials science research. The post Self-healing tyres for cars now possible with new rubber breakthrough appeared first on Silicon Republic.

How to attract and retain a millennial workforce

With 80pc of its workforce from the millennial generation, Voxpro knows a thing or two about how to attract and retain the workforce of the future. The post How to attract and retain a millennial workforce appeared first on Silicon Republic.

GirlCrew celebrates app launch with Dublin pop-up store

Social network GirlCrew is celebrating the launch of its brand new app with a series of events. The post GirlCrew celebrates app launch with Dublin pop-up store appeared first on Silicon Republic.