Micron Agritech: (From left) Daniel Izquierdo Hijazi, Jose Lopez Escobar, Tara McElligott and Sean Smith

Starting out from a college project, four product-design students from Technological College Dublin have created a device aimed at reducing antim(...)

Barry O’Sullivan: ‘I would suggest staying calm when you get the results. Nothing bad is going to happen, regardless of how it works out.’

“On results day, I wasn’t confident or nervous. I was having a great summer and was very relaxed. In fact, I forgot about the day of my results; it wa(...)

Séamus Lawless is said to have slipped while in the “Balcony area” near the summit of Everest

A memorial service is to be held on Monday for a father-of-one who died just hours after summiting the world’s highest mountain. The search for miss(...)

Seamus Lawless (39) was a part of an eight-member climbing expedition when he went missing after he reportedly fell. Photograph: Seamus Lawless/Facebook

The search for a professor at Trinity College Dublin, who was been reported missing while descending Mount Everest after reaching the peak of the worl(...)

With more than 90 per cent of the population using smartphones, people are more likely to turn to technology for help for mental health problems.

“Don’t worry, be Appy” was the catchy title of a panel discussion on the growing phenomenon of mental health apps during this year’s First Fortnight f(...)

Photograph: Reuters/Dado Ruvic

Social media in Election 2016 was more important than ever before – more that 70 per cent of candidates had a Twitter account, up from 57 per cent du(...)

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Last month Logentries, a spin-out company from University College Dublin, was acquired by US firm Rapid7 for about €63 million. The company was fou(...)

Dr Trevor Parsons and Dr Viliam Holub, co-founders of UCD spin-out company Logentries, after receiving the NovaUCD 2013 Innovation Award.

Logentries, a cloud-based log management and analytics service, has been acquired by the US firm Rapid7 for $68 million (€59.5m). The price paid consi(...)

HeyStaks’ platform analyses smartphone behaviour anonymously to understand the intent and interests of users

UCD-based start-up firm HeyStaks has raised €1.5 million in investment from the Denis O’Brien-owned mobile network provider Digicel to help bring its (...)

The data showed the total number of calls made by individuals who had recently lost their jobs dropped by 51 per cent following their layoffs

US data researchers have shown how mobile-phone data can be used to “quickly and accurately detect, track and predict changes in the economy at mul(...)

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