Weekend takeaway: The new frontiers of science and tech

As US plans Space Force, could World War III be fought in space?

NASA image of sunrise over Earth

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The future of warfare could take place among the stars.

Sound of science: How to tell audio stories filled with facts and fun

Colette Kinsella stands smiling in front of a bookcase packed with books, rocks, shells and insect displays

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Colette Kinsella has worked with the best names in radio, producing documentaries and podcasts with a scientific slant. Here, she tells Elaine Burke about her work.

Vodafone brings dedicated IoT SIMs to consumer telecoms market

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Dedicated internet of things V by Vodafone V-Sim cards could be a game-changer.

Is the tech talent gap actually getting worse with time?

Man jumping over chasm against ruby sunset. Is the tech talent gap actually getting worse with time?

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Despite efforts on multiple fronts to address the tech talent gap, is it possible that the issue is only deteriorating with time?

Enterprise Ireland creates new fund to entice overseas start-ups

From left: Sarita Johnston, HPSU Start manager, Enterprise Ireland; Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys, TD; and former CSF recipient Anne Lawlor, CEO and founder, Journey Protector.

From left: Sarita Johnston, HPSU Start manager, Enterprise Ireland; Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys, TD; and former CSF recipient Anne Lawlor, CEO and founder, Journey Protector. Image: Colm Mahady/Fennell Photography

New funds will help experienced business professionals to start up as well as encourage start-ups from overseas to locate in Ireland.

Samsung Note9 shows trend for big phones and big price tags continues

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The new Samsung Galaxy Note9 smartphone and S Pen. Image: Samsung

Samsung amps it up with a new AI-powered device with a large 4,000mAh battery.

Liberty Global’s Mike Fries: ‘Virgin will be at 1Gbps before Eir’

Mike Fries, Liberty Global

Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries. Image: Julien Behal

The gigabit broadband wars are approaching and Ireland will be centre stage, says Mike Fries, the CEO of Virgin Media’s parent company Liberty Global.

Experience a World War II Lancaster bomber in stunning VR

Waterford firm recreates World War II Lancaster bomber raid on Berlin in 1943 in VR for the BBC to mark 100 years of the RAF.

Immersive VR Education tries to realistically recreate the sights from a Lancaster bomber during a raid on Berlin in 1943. Image: Immersive VR Education

Waterford firm recreates 1943 Berlin bomber raid in VR for the BBC to mark 100 years of the RAF.

Gigantic canyon off Irish continental shelf revealed in stunning detail

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The Porcupine Bank Canyon showing several-hundred-metre-high cliffs. Image: UCC

A recent expedition off Ireland’s continental shelf has revealed a truly enormous submarine canyon the depth of 10 Eiffel Towers.

These easy office desk hacks will transform your workspace

Modern office desk with plant and laptop. Office desk hacks.

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Your workspace should work for you. Implementing these simple tips and tricks can help you be happier and more productive while at the office.

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