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Viridian’s Catherine Gardiner: ‘Smart meters will be introduced in Ireland next year’

Catherine Gardiner is CIO of Viridian Group where she leads various ongoing organisation-wide business transformation projects across the group, specialising ...
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New ultrathin display could soon beam 3D holograms from phones

Imagine being able to project a 3D hologram of a friend from your smartphone right in front of you, just ...
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Weekend Takeaway: Have a cracking Easter

Facebook reveals millions of Instagram passwords were stored in plain text Image: © annette shaff/Stock.adobe.com Another horrible picture of a ...
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Why Attenborough and the BBC must share climate change facts and hard solutions

A version of this article was originally published prior to the broadcast of ‘Climate Change: The Facts’ on The Conversation (CC ...
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All the sci-tech jobs news and careers advice you need this week

Software engineering is one of the most lucrative pockets of the tech industry and, as such, the role of the ...
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Figure of the week: Press freedom in Africa

By Nirav PatelOn Tuesday, April 16, Reporters Without Borders released its 2019 World Press Freedom Index, which ranks 180 countries ...
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Trumpian storm clouds over Tripoli

By Jeffrey FeltmanIn a late-night statement on April 7, Secretary of State Pompeo, discussing the escalation of fighting around Tripoli, ...
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Charts of the week: Taxes

By Fred DewsIn this week’s Charts of the week we are recognizing the week of tax day in the U.S ...
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Outsized focus on cash transfers is missing the point

By Stuti KhemaniA recent blog with my colleagues James Habyarimana and Irfan Nooruddin generated much interest (see here and here, ...
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India Bashes Bitcoin (BTC) and Crypto As ‘Negative’ in Move to Protect Legacy Platforms

In a newly released document from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the country’s central bank, officials state that cryptocurrencies ...
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