Shane Curran

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Amazon said it only used ‘an extremely small sample’ of Alexa voice recordings to improve the customer experience. Photograph: Philippe Lopez/AFP via Getty Images

How much do you trust big tech companies? If the answer is “very little”, there are few who could argue with that assessment. There’s an old saying t(...)

Evervault has its origins in a BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition project, Qcrypt, which involved research in cryptography and data privacy and won Shane Curran the overall top prize in the 2017 competition

Dublin-based start-up Evervault has raised $3.2 million (€2.9 million) in a seed investment round led by tech investor Sequoia. The round also s(...)

Roscommon defender Conor Daly in action against Galway during the league. Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

Five Dalys will start Sunday’s Connacht final, from two different families and five sets of brothers across the two teams. They are among 165 bro(...)

Monaghan’s Rory Beggan during the All-Ireland SFC semi-final against Tyrone at Croke Park in August 2018. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

For two of the past three seasons Monaghan’s Rory Beggan has been the Football Championship’s top-scoring goalkeeper, and in the third campaign Cavan’(...)

Some €90 million has been invested in Irish start-ups associated with HBAN since 2007

Plans are afoot to sign up 75 new “business angels” this year to invest in fast-growing Irish start-ups. The Halo Business Angel Network (HBAN), a j(...)

For the 11th year running, there are more girls (56 per cent) than boys competing in the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. Photograph:  Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

There are strong indications that more female students are embracing chemistry, physics and maths; subjects traditionally dominated by male students. (...)

Laois captain Ross King received a serious facial injury playing for his club Rathdowney-Erril against Camross earlier this month. Photograph: Paul Dargan

It is tempting to believe that the GAA season ends when the gold streamers fall across the field at Croke Park, the Sam Maguire is hoisted and a thous(...)

Start Summit organiser Jamie White and Minister for Enterprise Heather Humphreys

“I’m hosting the event I wish was there for me when I was starting off,” is how entrepreneur Jamie White describes the inaugural Start Summit, a new o(...)

A detective sergeant has described finding two bodies fused together in a burnt-out car in Louth six years ago. Det Sgt Shane Curran was giving evide(...)

Shane Curran was named BT Young Scientist of the Year 2017 for his ideas that now make up qCrypt.

Two Irish entrepreneurs have been listed in Forbes’ 30 Under 30, which the magazine describes as a list of “young disrupters” to watch in 2018. Some (...)

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