Irish staff of firm at centre of US coronavirus outbreak sent home
- March 11, 2020, 19:06
Twelve Irish employees of the US biotechnology firm whose company conference in Boston last month has led to 51 coronavirus cases in Massachusetts hav(...)
What makes TikTok tick – and is it a social timebomb?
- December 19, 2019, 05:24
If you haven’t heard of TikTok, there is a good chance you aren’t the app’s target market. The viral video app has taken the social media scene by sto(...)
Weblog: Facebook the company parts way with Facebook the app
- November 7, 2019, 07:45
Facebook the company may be eager to distance itself from Facebook the social networking app or it simply might want to make ownership of its other se(...)
Hillary Clinton: Zuckerberg should pay price for damage to democracy
- November 4, 2019, 13:33
Mark Zuckerberg “should pay a price” for what he is doing to democracy, Hillary Clinton has said, as she expressed doubts about whether free and fair (...)
Computing’s great leap forward not matched by safeguards
- September 26, 2019, 06:45
Some 75 years ago, there were but a few electromechanical computers worldwide, used to break military encryption. Even just 40 years ago, at that time(...)
The end of the world could be upon us. Why are we doing nothing?
- September 19, 2019, 01:00
Humans have done much to promote health, extend lifespan and make widespread use of all the resources delivered by our remarkable planet Earth. Unfort(...)
Who in politics and entertainment do Irish people admire the most?
- July 23, 2019, 13:28
Irish people admire Michelle Obama and David Attenborough the most, according to a new poll. World lightweight title holder Katie Taylor. (...)
Dogs kill swans more often than swans kill dogs, experts say
- July 1, 2019, 12:24
Every year there are several reports of swans being killed by dogs - but it is virtually unheard of for a swan to kill a dog, according to Birdwatch I(...)