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 Enterprise Ireland named Jobbio as one of their high-potential start-ups and provided part of the €1m funding. Photograph: Frank Miller

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The Toshiba Chromebook 2 keeps everything you like about the original Chromebook

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An intelligent electric blanket that can give you a gentle wake-up call

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Turnover at Irish subsidiary up by 15 per cent to $22.2bn, driven by cloud and device units

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Despite some bad press, the currency might now be about to prove its worth

Play Music’s new feature Concierge helps pick the perfect music for every moment

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