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TikTok, the viral video app, has been installed nearly 1.5 billion times since launching in 2017. Photograph: Omar Marques via Getty

If you haven’t heard of TikTok, there is a good chance you aren’t the app’s target market. The viral video app has taken the social media scene by sto(...)

Web Summit co-founder Paddy Cosgrave opening the event  at the RDS in 2015. Photograph: Eric Luke

The 2016 Web Summit will be a different affair from previous years, not least because it is the first year the event will not be held in Ireland. I(...)

Former professional skateboarder Tony Hawk holds the X1000V action camera  during the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Sony unveiled an ultra-high-definition action camera as it challenges GoPro in the market for filming extreme sports. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

High definition continued to dominate the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), as Sony and Panasonic revealed their plans for the futur(...)

Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai criticised the recent hacking of Sony Pictures. Photograph: Steve Marcus/Reuters

With Samsung and LG doing battle over ultra high definition, Sony was also squaring up for a fight in the TV market. Android TVs, 4K action cameras an(...)

Tight-knit friendship: Fabio Molle and Donal Mc Sharry. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fabio Molle started Funky Christmas Jumpers selling Christmas jumpers online, seven years ago. The company now ships to 55 countries and also sells(...)

Let us take the unusual (and overdue) step of singling out significant contributions by a film editor. Too often, documentaries are reviewed as if, li(...)

Towards the beginning of this very enjoyable documentary on the skateboarding scene in Ireland, Damien Cody, a veteran of the sport, muses how estrang(...)

Tony Hawk at the opening day of the Web Summit.

While Tony Hawk may be better known for his skateboarding skills, his experience with the technology industry in recent years and his role as an angel(...)

At number 10, Michael Acton Smith, the man behind  the Moshi Monsters

There are plenty of speakers to see at the Web Summit, but here are a few of the things you shouldn’t miss today 1. Spot up and coming firms: Don’t mi(...)

Elon Musk, billionaire, co-founder and chief executive officer of Tesla Motors will be the closing speaker at this year’s Web Summit

With the Web Summit kicking off tomorrow, organisers kept one speaker as a last minute surprise: entrepreneur Elon Musk. The co-founder of Payp(...)

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