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# internet - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Do you suffer from social media and internet addiction? Turning Off

Column: Do you suffer from social media and internet addiction?

We live in an ‘always on’ world and because the internet is constantly accessible via mobile devices, it is very difficult to control.

# internet - Monday 15 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘My school was unable to have a dedicated higher maths class, so I studied through video-link’ Education

Column: ‘My school was unable to have a dedicated higher maths class, so I studied through video-link’

Through ‘Connected Classroom’ four students participated in higher-level maths classes through a video link-up with their sister school, Coláiste Bríde in Clondalkin.

# internet - Sunday 7 September, 2014

From Business ETC How to keep your child safe while they’re online TechKnowHow

How to keep your child safe while they’re online

The internet is a vast and useful tool, but for parents, it something that comes with its own drawbacks. Here is how you can ensure they stay safe while they’re online.

# internet - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them Online Security

Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them

Make sure you’re not freely handing away your personal data…

# internet - Saturday 30 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Extra services put in place at Direct Provision centre after protests Mount Trenchard

Extra services put in place at Direct Provision centre after protests

A small number of residents at the Limerick centre had gone on hunger strike.

# internet - Monday 25 August, 2014

From Business ETC What happens when a robot doesn’t know something? It just goes on the internet Deep Learning

What happens when a robot doesn’t know something? It just goes on the internet

The Robo Brain system will allow robots to use the internet to learn about objects and how they’re used, along with human language and behaviour.

# internet - Thursday 21 August, 2014

11 essential tips for excellently naming your WiFi network

UPC1037456 is simply unacceptable.

From Business ETC Watch: Find out how a URL works in the space of a minute* Explainer

Watch: Find out how a URL works in the space of a minute*

*Well, one minute and 22 seconds.

# internet - Saturday 9 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you happy with your broadband speed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you happy with your broadband speed?

A subsidised scheme to guarantee minimum speeds in broadband blackspots is being wound down.

# internet - Friday 8 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Fear rural customers left “high and dry” as €223m National Broadband Scheme ends Expired

Fear rural customers left “high and dry” as €223m National Broadband Scheme ends

The scheme is government sponsored and aims to bring broadband to areas where it wasn’t available before.

# internet - Friday 1 August, 2014

Website pairs porn clips with Upworthy-style headlines

It’s called Fapworthy. *shudders*

# internet - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From Business ETC There’s (dubious) speculation online that the Web Summit will be bought by SXSW Sxsw Dublin?

# internet - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The internet is changing what we find attractive Hawt

The internet is changing what we find attractive

Apparently the internet and the media push portrayals of certain types of attractiveness. Who knew?

# internet - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie UK rushes emergency laws on phone and data surveillance Snooping

UK rushes emergency laws on phone and data surveillance

It will ensure that security services can continue accessing internet and mobile phone data.

# internet - Monday 7 July, 2014

# internet - Sunday 6 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Why was the Afghan government asked to ban Facebook? Ban

Why was the Afghan government asked to ban Facebook?

It’s all to do with the presidential election.

# internet - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie It’s now cheaper to use your phone in the EU Phone Home

It’s now cheaper to use your phone in the EU

The changes are thanks to the European Commission, with the hope of removing roaming charges altogether,.

# internet - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Hatchet’ threat against MEP candidate to be examined — Rabbitte Death Threat

‘Hatchet’ threat against MEP candidate to be examined — Rabbitte

Labour senator Lorraine Higgins was told she would be “hatcheted in the face” during the recent European election campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Pornography is no longer the biggest online worry for parents Exposure

Pornography is no longer the biggest online worry for parents

A new survey has found that three in ten parents don’t monitor their children’s online activities.

# internet - Monday 23 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar: People are unlikely to browse the internet on a cup while driving Driving Offence

# internet - Monday 16 June, 2014

From Business ETC Google wants to start beaming internet from its balloons as early as next year Up Up And Away

Google wants to start beaming internet from its balloons as early as next year

It’s hoped that the project will see between 300 to 400 balloons circulating the globe, offering continuous service to a targeted area.

# internet - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

From Business ETC Google buys satellite company Skybox Imaging for $500 million Imagery

Google buys satellite company Skybox Imaging for $500 million

The acquisition will see Skybox’s satellites being used to keep Google Maps up to date as well as help it improve internet access and disaster relief.

# internet - Monday 2 June, 2014

From Business ETC Google plans to build 180 satellites to help provide global internet service Internet For All

Google plans to build 180 satellites to help provide global internet service

The project, which will cost the company more than $1 billion, will see its satellites orbit the earth at lower altitudes than traditional satellites and will provide internet access to remote parts of the world.

Teens react to terrible 90s internet

“Is this a commercial for… the internet?”

# internet - Sunday 1 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: People who use social media need to think long and hard about their privacy Internet

Column: People who use social media need to think long and hard about their privacy

Users are responsible for their own privacy on social media but too often they’re focusing on convenience instead.

# internet - Saturday 31 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Once, there were artists, entrepreneurs and everyone else on the sidelines. Then the internet came along. Disruptive

Opinion: Once, there were artists, entrepreneurs and everyone else on the sidelines. Then the internet came along.

The playing field has been levelled. Now, secret bakers can set up kitchen businesses, talented crafters can open Etsy shops, and technically gifted people can invent apps.

6 things we would never know without the internet

Are we trolling you right now?

# internet - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Seven cases of child porn were traced to Irish servers last year Child Abuse

Seven cases of child porn were traced to Irish servers last year

That is the highest number in a single year.

# internet - Thursday 8 May, 2014

From Business ETC Japanese carrier kicks off 5G tests with Nokia and Samsung in tow Zoom Zoom

Japanese carrier kicks off 5G tests with Nokia and Samsung in tow

Although it will be 2020 before it’s released commercially.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: A new drug trade is hiding in the underbelly of the internet Drugs

Opinion: A new drug trade is hiding in the underbelly of the internet

We need to shine a light on the dark depths of the internet to reach people where they buy, sell and discuss drugs.

# internet - Sunday 27 April, 2014

From Business ETC Who wants to become a billionaire? Just solve one of these problems Unsolved

Who wants to become a billionaire? Just solve one of these problems

Weight loss pill? Remote Internet? Wireless Power?

# internet - Monday 14 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in ‘cyberspace’? CyberPsychology

Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in ‘cyberspace’?

There are serious legal, ethical and philosophical challenges to protecting children in this technological age, writes Mary Aiken.

# internet - Friday 11 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dropbox users protest after Condoleezza Rice is appointed to the board Not Happy

Dropbox users protest after Condoleezza Rice is appointed to the board

Users reacted angrily to the appointment with some vowing to stop using the cloud-computing company in protest.

# internet - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Meet the first Irish person inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame Information Superhighway

Meet the first Irish person inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame

No, the award isn’t about YouTube videos or doge memes.

# internet - Monday 7 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: If you take photos of people without their knowledge, you’re being a creep Stranger Shaming

Column: If you take photos of people without their knowledge, you’re being a creep

We need to start taking privacy in public places seriously, starting by not sharing images made without the subject’s consent – after all, next time, it could be you, writes Fergal Crehan.

# internet - Friday 4 April, 2014

From Business ETC Google’s WiFi-carrying balloon circles the world in under a month Rings Around The World

Google’s WiFi-carrying balloon circles the world in under a month

It was originally expected that Google’s balloon would complete a trip in 33 days, but the Ibis-167 managed to complete the journey with 11 days to spare.

# internet - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From Business ETC EP votes in favour of net neutrality laws and to end roaming charges Net Neutrality

EP votes in favour of net neutrality laws and to end roaming charges

The new legislation prevents internet service providers (ISPs) from giving preferential treatment to its own services and from blocking other services that may compete against their own offerings.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The lack of positive content for young people in digital media is a real concern Digital Natives

Column: The lack of positive content for young people in digital media is a real concern

Digital technology can give incredibly positive opportunities, but there has to be a concerted effort to get the best out of the medium, writes Brian O’Neill.

# internet - Monday 31 March, 2014

From Business ETC Google confirms Turkey intercepted web traffic to monitor users Monitoring

Google confirms Turkey intercepted web traffic to monitor users

Many Turkish citizens used Google’s public DNS service to bypass their government’s decision to block popular websites, but now many Turkish ISPs are masquerading as Google’s DNS service.

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