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The Indian Space Research Organisation’s Chandrayaan-2 launches at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, an island off the coast of southern India’s Andhra Pradesh state, on Monday. Photograph: Arun Sankar/AFP/Getty Images

India has successfully launched its second unmanned mission to the moon a week after an earlier blast-off was abandoned following a technological hitc(...)

Triona Mullane of mAdme Technologies.

Triona Mullane founded mAdme Technologies in 2013 to provide a customer experience platform for mobile operators around the world. Since then, she’s(...)

Brothers Sean and Michael Buckley outside their Sandycove auctioneering business which is due to close shortly after over 56 years in business. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell for the Irish Times

It is a death of sorts: the closure, after 56 years of weekly auctions, of Buckley Galleries in Sandycove. The final auction will be held on July 25th(...)

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What has gone wrong for Netflix? The streaming service reported it lost customers in the US for the first time in eight years, and undershot on its ne(...)

Sohini De:  “Winds of Change is highly automated and uses an intelligent algorithm to generate personalised wellbeing protocols for each user.” Photograph:  Andrew Downes, xposure.ie

Sohini De is a former global equities fund manager who spent 18 years focused on delivering investment results for her clients. However, when she made(...)

Hafiz Saeed has been arrested in Pakistan. Photograph: KM Chaudary/AP

Pakistan authorities on Wednesday arrested Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of a four-day militant attack on the Indian city of Mumbai in 2008, on(...)

'Most people don’t have live-in servants but we briefly hire servants through apps all the time.' Photograph: iStock

“Her family has servants. The type only really wealthy people in this part of the world had a hundred or more years ago. People who cook and bring you(...)

England captain Eoin Morgan poses with the World Cup trophy at Lord’s, London. Photograph: ICC/PA.

The grounds of Rush Cricket Club in county Dublin are little more than a pitch and small clubhouse. Last night that small clubhouse was rocked by che(...)

Places and people with no running water or healthcare now have internet connectivity, usually via mobile, making it possible to provide health, education and financial services to even the most remote locations. Photograph; IStock

Smartphones have become part of our lives in a way we couldn’t have imagined a decade ago. For many in the developing world, owning – or at least shar(...)

Eugene Cernan on the Moon – holder of the “Last Man on the Moon” title since 1972. Photograph: Corbis via Getty Images

The difficulty of landing men on the Moon is highlighted by the Soviet Union trying and failing to do so in the 1960s. Soviet rocket technology was fi(...)

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