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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(...)

The Internet of Things is attempting to join together your television, car, computer and just about anything else that can generate or use data. Illustration: Thinkstock

The world is in data overload. The information superhighway was built and we are now struggling to handle the big data mountain that it delivered. (...)

Prof Barry Smyth

A scientist working in information technology and big data has been named the Science Foundation Ireland Researcher of the Year 2014. Prof Barry Smyth(...)

The International Space Station. Photograph: NASA

The latest invention to come out of Trinity College Dublin is helping the International Space Station solve an everyday situation that becomes slight(...)