Huawei forecasted to generate €4.5bn for Irish economy up to 2030

Huawei expects to contribute €4.5 billion from 2024-2030, according to a new report on the company by Amárach. The comprehensive economic assessment, Huawei Ireland: Economic and Social Impact, shows that the company employs 543 individuals and supports the employment of a further 6,100 individuals through indirect (3,170) and induced (2,949) effects from its activities which [&hellip
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Investor turns to crowdfunding in attempt to save TikTok’s US operation

While US devotees of the video sharing website TikTok get nervous as to where they will be able to get their fix of shortform video one investor has stepped forward with a plan that puts the fate of the website in the hands of the users. Best known for his appearances on Shark Tank – [&hellip
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All-island Web portal gives fresh view on tech ecosystem

An online portal showing the scale of the Irish tech sector was unveiled today at the Dublin Tech Summit. The product of TechIreland and Dealroom, the portal gives comprehensive information about the tech ecosystem on the island. It also provides access to Dealroom’s global network of more than 100 tech ecosystems from Canada to Australia. [&hellip
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Kyndryl announces three-year deal to manage Bord Gáis Energy

Kyndryl has renewed of a three-year deal managed services deal with Bord Gáis Energy. Kyndryl will also work with the utility to migrate its entire environment to the cloud. Kyndryl will also manage Bord Gáis Energy’s entire Microsoft Azure and private cloud environment, up to the operating system, along with providing storage, backup and compute [&hellip
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Galwegians get new perspective on towns and villages with StoryMaps

Students from the University of Galway are playing a key role in an innovative new digital project that brings County Galway’s unique heritage to life. Spearheaded by Galway County Council in conjunction with Galway County Heritage Forum, The Heritage Council and local community and heritage groups, Galway County Heritage Trails showcases the cultural and historical [&hellip
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Terrible advice forces Google to rein in AI Overviews

Google has intervened after its new AI Overviews feature began giving dangerous advice. This feature, designed to instantly summarise search results, was found to contain some serious errors, which now requires Google to correct manually. Last week, Google introduced AI Overviews in the United States, a new search feature that uses artificial intelligence to provide [&hellip
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NovaUCD hosts student entrepreneur accelerator

Seventeen postgraduate and 10 undergraduate students are participating in the tenth NovaUCD Student Enterprise Competition, which began today. The four-week accelerator programme for student entrepreneurs features 14 early-stage ventures and 27 participating students across a wide range of business ideas ranging from aircraft maintenance to sustainable fashion to digital health, and legal services. Up for [&hellip
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First Irish patient implanted with heart management device from Fire1

Dublin-based Fire1 today announced that the first Irish patient has been successfully implanted with its system for remote heart failure monitoring at University Hospital Galway. The procedure is part of a first in-human clinical investigation of the Fire1 System in heart failure patients. The study will assess the efficacy of Fire1’s solution to improve outcomes [&hellip
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New York Stock Exchange parent company fined for failing to disclose cyber atack

The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has agreed to pay a $10 million fine to settle charges that it caused nine wholly-owned subsidiaries – including the New York Stock Exchange – to violate a rule requiring them to notify the Securities and Exchange Commission of a ‘cyber intrusion’ within 24 hours. The matter stems from events that [&hellip
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Midlands Region declared overall winner at .ie Digital Town Awards 2024

The Midlands Region has come out on top at this year’s .ie Digital Town Awards with multiple wins including being crowned overall winner at an awards ceremony in Athlone’s Sheraton Hotel on 24 May. Both the overall winner and digital education awards went to the Midlands Digitisation project entry, which is a collaborative effort led [&hellip
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