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The AirTag is the Bluetooth tracker you probably didn’t realise you needed.

Apple isn’t the first company to bring a bluetooth tag to the market, but, as the company has shown in the past, being first isn’t what counts. Afte(...)

Lua chief executive Hugh O’Flanagan.

Swiss company Beekeeper has completed a multimillion euro deal to acquire Irish voicetech start-up Lua. Formerly known as Whispr, Lua has developed a(...)

Andrew O’Shaughnessy of Poppulo. Photograph: Cathal Noonan

The last four of eight nominees in the international category of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year competition are profiled this week. The awards are ru(...)

Global Shares chief executive  Tim Houstoun. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Clonakilty-based financial technology company Global Shares intends to float on public markets in 2024 once it reaches a valuation of €1 billion. The(...)

Each earbud weighs 7.6g, heavier than the Airpods Pro at 5.4g and the Samsung Galaxy Buds+ at 6.3g. It seems minimal, but when they are hanging out of your ears, you feel it.

Bluetooth earbuds used to be a novelty, something expensive and rare that you didn’t see too often. But in the past couple of years there has been an (...)

Samsung Galaxy Buds+: the improved battery life and sound justify the higher price. Photograph: Kim White/Getty

When Samsung released its Galaxy Buds last year, there wasn’t a huge amount of competition – not reasonably priced contenders, at the very least. If(...)

With companies such as Apple, Samsung, Bose, Sennheiser and Huawei pushing their wireless headphones, it is getting to be a competitive market.

Bluetooth headphones have become much more popular in recent years as big phone makers ditch the headphone jack on their flagship devices. Apple remov(...)

When it comes to noise cancelling headphones, there are plenty of options out there – and good ones too. Bose, Sony, even Microsoft are all getting in(...)

Whispr co-founders Keith Saft and Hugh O’Flanagan. The start-up has raised $750,000 in a pre-seed funding round

Irish voice technology start-up Whispr has raised $750,000 (€666,495) in a pre-seed funding round led by Seedcamp and including participation from aud(...)

Traders working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.   Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Ireland’s Iseq share index fell below the 6,400-point level to a 22-month low on Monday as European markets sold off on a deepening stand-off between (...)

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