A Changing Landscape: From The Valley To The Slopes To The Docks

For years the place that has been eponymous when anybody mentions tech companies is Silicon Valley. Home to companies like Facebook, Google, Apple, LinkedIn etc. and with a thriving tech and entrepreneurial ecosystem it has been held aloft. However, in recent years there has been another location that has been gaining traction and producing some… [Read More]

We Are All Connected: IoT And The Rise Of The Smart Home

The proliferation of smart home devices, spearheaded by products from heavy-hitters such as Amazon and Google and backed up by a number of quirky start-ups, is well and truly at the forefront of home-based technology as we kick off a new year. A world in which everything in our lives, from our phones, tablets and… [Read More]

Google Container Engine: Steering Towards Simpler Deployment

Much of what Cloud Technology offers users, automation, highly responsive scaling, flexibility and much else besides, can only described as work in progress.  An awful lot more needs to be realised. Currently, developers building in the cloud have to choose between virtual machines, which entails a lot of DIY, or a more automated option and… [Read More]

Palerra: Security and Data Analytics

The cloud security industry is a tough neighbourhood: players here have two sets of competitors; the normal commercial competition and the hackers who compete constantly to best their technology.  It’s an industry where information and data control is all. It’s no surprise then that earlier this month security start-up Palerra came out of stealth mode,… [Read More]

The Rise of the Netflix Cloud Apes

The service sector is taking on more and more responsibility for sustaining Ireland's recovery. That being the case there's a perennial question among business thinkers that's becoming more pertinent: what makes an ideal service? A common and cogent answer is one that unfailingly anticipates the client's needs. This certainly would make a business in the… [Read More]

Technology in Motion With Retail inMotion

Back when flying was noisy, expensive and risky the in-flight retail experience centred around a cake trolley and a large coffee pot. Nowadays, airlines aren't only catering for onboard food and drink but they're also selling a whole range of products from gifts to entertainment. And with cheaper flights putting more customers in the air at… [Read More]