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# technology - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Teleportation will be available within 50 years* Beam Us Up

Teleportation will be available within 50 years*

*That is what 40% of Americans believe, anyway.

# technology - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Patients in a vegetative state are often misdiagnosed, but a new brain scan may help Brain Injury

Patients in a vegetative state are often misdiagnosed, but a new brain scan may help

Traditional methods of testing if a patient will recover can be ‘little better than flipping a coin’ in some cases.

# technology - 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.

# technology - Sunday 13 April, 2014

From Business ETC Is Augmented Reality here to stay this time? Altered Vision

Is Augmented Reality here to stay this time?

The technology has been around for years, but after a false start, 2014 could be the year it finally makes a breakthrough.

# technology - Monday 7 April, 2014

From Business ETC Column: 3D printing raises huge opportunities and challenges for society 3d Vision

Column: 3D printing raises huge opportunities and challenges for society

Various industries – including motor, aerospace, fashion and toy manufacturing – are embracing 3D printing and pushing boundaries. But what potential challenges might lie ahead for this astonishing technology?

# technology - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From The Score Get in! Irish team thrash German rivals in RoboCup opener Iron Giants

Get in! Irish team thrash German rivals in RoboCup opener

Let’s not get too excited here but, just in case, book up O’Connell Street for a homecoming parade.

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.

# technology - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From Business ETC Researchers recreate natural sunlight in indoor locations Second Sun

Researchers recreate natural sunlight in indoor locations

CoeLux uses a high-tech window to create the effect of sunlight in an indoor area without the need for natural lighting.

From Business ETC Dublin to become the first fully ‘sensored’ city in the world Internet Of Things

Dublin to become the first fully ‘sensored’ city in the world

More than 200 gateways, which will feature up to six sensors for each one, will gather and monitor environmental data such as air quality, and noise levels in the city.

# technology - Thursday 27 March, 2014

From Business ETC €3.5bn: Intel makes biggest private investment in history of State Billions And Billions

€3.5bn: Intel makes biggest private investment in history of State

This project in Kildare is also creating 5,000 construction jobs.

# technology - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

From Business ETC Facebook buys virtual reality company Oculus VR for $2 billion Virtual Insanity

Facebook buys virtual reality company Oculus VR for $2 billion

So much for Facebook being done buying companies for a while, huh?

# technology - Monday 24 March, 2014

From Business ETC LG’s first smart bulb will flash whenever you get a phonecall Bright Idea

LG’s first smart bulb will flash whenever you get a phonecall

LG’s Smart Bulb, which is being launched in South Korea, also includes a security mode – which switches your lights on and off while you’re away, giving the impression someone is inside the house.

# technology - Friday 21 March, 2014

From Business ETC Major Irish IPO off the table Deal Off

Major Irish IPO off the table

Dublin-based firm pulls plans to raise up to €57m from NASDAQ.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Can big data save our planet’s forests? Natural World

Column: Can big data save our planet’s forests?

Are we winning the fight against deforestation? Now there’s a way to check – and hold businesses and governments to account, write Oliver Mylius and Hans Zomer.

# technology - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Since 1948, 88 aircraft went missing without a trace – two off the Irish coast Lost

Since 1948, 88 aircraft went missing without a trace – two off the Irish coast

Two RAF planes went missing off the coast of Ireland at Fastnet Rock in 1955.

# technology - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From Business ETC Google embraces smartwatches by announcing Android Wear project Ok Google

Google embraces smartwatches by announcing Android Wear project

The first smartwatches powered by Android Wear are expected to arrive later this year, beginning with the Moto 360 and LG G watch.

# technology - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From Business ETC Soon, you could have just one charger for all your devices European Parliament

Soon, you could have just one charger for all your devices

“Have a charger?” “Yes, it’s an iPhone 4 though.” Damn.

# technology - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What invention would you most like to see? 22nd Century

Open thread: What invention would you most like to see?

Be as creative as you like.

# technology - Friday 7 March, 2014

From Business ETC Coveney ‘not surprised’ by claims of Apple’s $850m Irish tax avoidance Accounting

Coveney ‘not surprised’ by claims of Apple’s $850m Irish tax avoidance

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said that the Finance Minister is dealing with the issue of “statelessness”.

# technology - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

# technology - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

From Business ETC Facebook buys WhatsApp message service for $16billion Big Bucks

Facebook buys WhatsApp message service for $16billion

The deal includes $4 billion in cash and $12 billion in stock.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Can girls STEM the tide of emigration? Girls Interrupted

Column: Can girls STEM the tide of emigration?

Misconceptions about science, technology, engineering and mathematics are dissuading girls from taking them as subjects – doing a disservice to them and wider society, writes Dr Kirsten Foy.

# technology - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

10 life skills technology has stolen from you

The question is, do we care?

# technology - Friday 31 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Beer ‘tasting’ robot in Spain drinks lager and pilsner Robo-quaff

Beer ‘tasting’ robot in Spain drinks lager and pilsner

Probably the best robot job in the world.

# technology - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ireland is excluded from some of the world’s most fascinating scientific research Ireland For CERN

Column: Ireland is excluded from some of the world’s most fascinating scientific research

As a non-member of CERN, we are missing out on unique opportunities to collaborate with our European neighbours in cutting-edge work – as well as the revenue opportunities it brings.

From Business ETC The world’s first carbon fiber 3D printer is here Fit To Print

The world’s first carbon fiber 3D printer is here

The material, which is both strong and lightweight, is used in parts for cars, planes and space shuttles.

# technology - Monday 27 January, 2014

From Business ETC US company unveils multi-material colour 3D printer Creativity

US company unveils multi-material colour 3D printer

The printer combines three coloured materials – cyan, magnenta and yellow – to print out as many as 46 colours into one model.

# technology - Sunday 26 January, 2014

From Business ETC 48 hours with no technology or electricity, could you hack it? Out Of Service

48 hours with no technology or electricity, could you hack it?

A group of Irish students plan to switch off and plug out for two days.

# technology - Friday 24 January, 2014

10 pieces of insufferable tech jargon we must destroy

Stop disrupting us with your gamification-based start up.

# technology - Thursday 23 January, 2014

From Business ETC Is Facebook an ‘infectious disease that will die out’? Viral

Is Facebook an ‘infectious disease that will die out’?

Two PhD candidates at Princeton University seem to think so.

# technology - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From The Score Hawkeye could be set for Semple Stadium debut Score System

Hawkeye could be set for Semple Stadium debut

GAA Director-General Paraic Duffy believes the Thurles venue should be targeted for the score detection system.

# technology - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

From Business ETC Irish creatives take on the future of film and media-making Digital Biscuit

Irish creatives take on the future of film and media-making

Technology and creative experts are meeting at the Digital Biscuit event this week – and the producer of Borgen will be among them.

# technology - Saturday 11 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Technology saving major works in National Gallery Preserve Us This post contains images

Technology saving major works in National Gallery

Priceless art collection preserved for future through latest conservation methods.

# technology - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

From Business ETC Stem controllers brings wireless motion tracking to gaming Virtual Reality

Stem controllers brings wireless motion tracking to gaming

The STEM controllers can track the movement of your legs, arms and head and reproduce them in-game.

From Business ETC Column: Are these the drones we’re looking for? Opinion

Column: Are these the drones we’re looking for?

Machine autonomy has long been a staple of science fiction – but that may be coming to an end with plans to use drones for domestic delivery, writes David Gunkel.

# technology - Monday 6 January, 2014

From Business ETC 54 million self-driving cars to be on the roads by 2035 IHS Automotive

54 million self-driving cars to be on the roads by 2035

It’s expected that by 2050, vehicles with self-driving capabilities will outnumber manual cars across the globe.

# technology - Friday 3 January, 2014

From Business ETC Remember the U2 iPod? That and 9 other Apple product flops Not U2

Remember the U2 iPod? That and 9 other Apple product flops

Not everything created at Apple was a home-run hit.

From Business ETC Facebook sued for allegedly using your private messages to tailor ads United States

Facebook sued for allegedly using your private messages to tailor ads

An American blogger is suing the social media giant, claiming the messages are “systematically intercepted”.

# technology - Thursday 2 January, 2014

From The Score Official World Cup kick-off could be taken by teen in a mind-controlled exoskeleton Technology
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