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First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 22 mins ago - 1 reports

Nvidia brings out Shield tablet aimed at hard-core gamers

Hardware maker Nvidia has revealed plans to release an 8-inch tablet computer called The Shield that is aimed solely at hard-core gamers. The device comes with its own game controller and stylus.The Shield will launch on 29 July in the US and 14 August ... [Published Silicon Republic - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 26 mins ago - 1 reports

Microsoft to merge five events into one mega enterprise event

in Chicago. The change only affects events scheduled in calendar year 2015. This year, TechEd Europe in Barcelona 28-31 October, will proceed as planned.According to Microsoft standalone events around products like SharePoint, Lync, Exchange, Project ... [Published Silicon Republic - 5 hours ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Cat-proofing your computer (infographic)

Don’t even think about it, pussCats interfering with computer equipment can not only damage the devices but can also harm kitty, points out an infographic that offers tips on cat-proofing your tech.The infographic published by SurDoc on Visual.ly reports ... [Published Silicon Republic - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Owner
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Apps that switched to freemium saw rapid growth - report

. Halfbrick Studios made the switch to the freemium model for a limited period of time, coming behind the two largest developers Electronic Arts (EA) and Gameloft.Fruit Ninja and Fish Out of Water!, two of Halfbrick Studios’ games, also climbed the charts ... [Published Silicon Republic - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Facebook Save lets users store news feed content and pages to read later

, the start-up behind a read-it-later app which stored not just articles but also audio and video content for users.The most popular apps of this variety would be Instapaper and Pocket, the latter of which lays claim to 12m registered users.Facebook, ... [Published Silicon Republic - 5 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Supersonic scramjet to go up for auction in London

. After three years, US space agency NASA joined the project and the two teams worked together to produce the fifth-generation of Kholod rocket, which reached its record speed in 1998 at a cost of US$95m.Now it seems that rather than have the rocket sit ... [Published Silicon Republic - 5 hours ago]
Entities: scramjet, Supersonic, London
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Apple orders 80m 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch devices - report

third-quarter results at 10pm IST (2pm PDT/5pm EDT) today.Analysts are forecasting Apple will report sales of around 36m iPhone units in the third quarter, up 15pc on last year.iPhone image via S ... [Published Silicon Republic - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Apple Inc, iPhone
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Netflix left unscathed by price increase: 50.5m subscribers and US$1.34bn revenue

with 50.5m subscribers in over 40 countries worldwide, an increase from 37.56m at the same time last year. As its subscriber base continues to grow, particular gains have been seen in markets beyond the US.Last quarter, 570,000 new subscribers came from ... [Published Silicon Republic - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Majority of Chinese web users are now mobile, says report

and June 2014, the number of mobile web users grew by a considerable 17.5pc.Meanwhile, desktop and laptop users have decreased a relatively slow but consistent rate showing a 0.1pc decline (69.6pc) and 0.4 (43.7pc), respectively.This puts it at a total ... [Published Silicon Republic - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Gigglebit: Spectacular robot fails

Gigglebit is Siliconrepublic’s daily dose of the funny and fantastic in science and tech, to help start your day on a lighter note.Like any sector, technology has a serious side, and it is often issues within this serious side that make headlines or that ... [Published Silicon Republic - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Apollo 11 moon landing hits 45th anniversary (memes)

, US astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first human beings to set foot on the moon.Aside from landing on the moon being an incredible achievement, the fact it was achieved in the first place seems nothing short of a miracle, especially ... [Published Silicon Republic - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

HEAnet: mobile broadband service for second and third level

HEAnet to roll out mobile broadband service for second and third levelHEAnet has signed a three-year deal with Eircom-owned Meteor that will see the mobile operator offer tailor-made mobile broadband packages to more than 180,000 third-level students ... [Published Silicon Republic - Jul 21 2014]

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s in Dundalk there was scant opportunity to make it a reality, she recalls. "I didn't admit it to anyone I wanted to be an astronaut."
"Display remains an area of investment and transition," said Mayer. "In Q2, we saw display revenue decline, further highlighting the fact that we need to work faster to ameliorate the negative trends."
"IDA Ireland has established a dedicated division to attract early stage fast-growth companies to Ireland and GuestLogix would be a welcome addition to the existing tech cluster in the city" O'Leary said

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