Soapbox Labs

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Irish Ambassador to the US Dan Mulhall opened Spearline’s new headquarters in Skibbereen, Co Cork, in August. From left: Matthew Lawlor, co-founder and chief technical officer of Spearline, Daniel Mulhall, and Kevin Buckley, co-founder and chief executive of Spearline. Photograph: Dermot Sullivan
Living the American dream

The obvious differences in scale and size between Ireland and the US do not appear to have prevented Irish businesses from having a major impact acros(...)

Cathriona Hallahan, managing director of Microsoft Ireland (left) with Niamh Bushnell, chief communications officer at SoapBox Labs which  won the 2019 Best Use of AI in Sector for its work on developing speech recognition technology for children. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Infant Research Centre, Soapbox Labs, SAP, ESB and Mastercard Labs are among the Irish organisations scooping top honours at this year’s AI Awards. C(...)

SoapBox Labs founder Patricia Scanlon

Speech-recognition technology developed by Irish company SoapBox Labs has been selected by a leading US research institute for use in a $30 million ed(...)

‘Every single one of us can be profiled based on what they’re reading, watching, listening to.’ Photograph: Thomas Winz via Getty

Is your phone eavesdropping on your private conversations in order to send you targeted ads? No matter how many times the tech companies deny it – an(...)

Dr Patricia Scanlon, founder of Soapbox Labs. Photograph: Arthur Carron

Irish technology company SoapBox Labs has partnered with language platform Lingumi to brings its speech recognition software to Lingumi’s app. The So(...)

Niamh Bushnell is to join Soapbox Labs. Photograph: Julien Behal/Maxwells

TechIreland chief executive Niamh Bushnell is to step down as head of the organisation to take up the role of chief communications officer with start-(...)

 Patricia Scanlon, founder of Soapbox Labs. Photograph: Arthur Carron

Irish technology company SoapBox Labs has teamed up with Microsoft to bring its child focused speech recognition software to the tech giant’s Azure pl(...)

 Patricia Scanlon, founder of Soapbox Labs, in Dublin. Photograph: Arthur Carron

Being named by Forbes magazine as one of “the world’s top 50 women in tech” is recognition of just how far Irish start-up SoapBox Labs has come, its f(...)

Helen McBreen of Atlantic Bridge, John Beckett of Channelsight, Patricia Scanlon of Soapbox Labs and Jonathan McCrea

Start-ups looking to raise capital should be prepared to hear that their baby is ugly, attendees at an event in Dublin were told on Wednesday. Speaki(...)