Prof John Byrne, known as the ‘father of computing’ in Ireland. The school of computer science and statistics at Trinity College Dublin, which he set up,  this year marks its 50th anniversary

TK Whitaker may be known as the man who made modern Ireland, but the highly respected civil servant wasn’t the only person who helped make the State w(...)

The HSE was the worst performing of six national health service websites surveyed by eprivacy firm Cookiebot.

Users of Health Service Executive web pages about sensitive topics such as HIV, crisis pregnancy and cancer mortality are having their data “continuo(...)

At the end of 2016, some 39 per cent of Irish internet users were relying on ad-blocking software.

Adblocking software not only hits small and medium-sized publishers’ revenues but also their internet traffic, according to new research. A White Pap(...)

According to the study, concern over viruses and malware were the top reasons cited by users for using adblock software, as was irritation with the type of ads served up.

The use of ad blockers rose faster in Ireland than almost every other country last year and it now ranks joint second globally behind only Indonesia i(...)

A survey of the 600 business leaders in attendance at the PwC forum found 39.7 per cent had experienced a cyber attack in the last year. Photograph: Getty Images

The cyber threat landscape is bigger than ever in 2015, with social engineering methods such as fake emails becoming more sophisticated, according to (...)

PageFair co-founder  Sean Blanchfield said ad block users are inadvertently inflicting multi-billion dollar losses to advertising industry.

Ad blocking has grown by 41 per cent in the past year, with almost 200 million internet users now deploying ad block software, according to a new repo(...)

Bungie’s sci-fi epic “Destiny”: Irish firm Havok’s software is used in the game

Vast arenas, countless characters, immersive music and some adherence to the laws of physics are the vital components of a modern AAA gaming title. Tr(...)

Bob Geldof: In Dublin this week for the One Young World summit.Photograph: Henning Kaiser/EPA

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, School for Start-ups founder Doug Richards and Live Aid creator Bob Geldof will(...)

Dublin-based analytics and advertising firm PageFairhas raised $400,000 in new funding from Tribal Ventures, Frontline (...)

When Brian Acton and Jan Koum incorporated WhatsApp in 2009, they probably didn’t give much thought to the future sale prospects of their compa(...)

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