Publication: Silicon Republic

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Parody Twitter account about mayor prompts police raid on house

;t taken too kindly to the tweeter’s sense of humour.According to the local news outlet, the , a full unit of the local police force raided the house from where the IP was located and officers seized all electronic devices in the house.The only person ... [Published Silicon Republic - 7 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

NASA’s Kepler telescope discovers Earth-like planet

;s sun.The star is classified as a red dwarf, the most common type of star in the Milky Way galaxy.The habitable zone refers to the distance from a star where liquid water might pool on the surface of an orbiting planet, which suggests the potential to ... [Published Silicon Republic - 11 hours ago]
Entities: NASA, Atmosphere, Chemical
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Grams: Search engine for the deep web causing a stir online

;s most popular search engine.Grams: The Google of the deep webMuch like the founder of the Silk Road, which similarly acted as a trading post for illegal goods and services going under the name Dread Pirate Roberts, Gram’s founder is known only by the ... [Published Silicon Republic - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Meet Ireland’s first Bitcoin politician

;s Hospital as well as mentoring the local CoderDojo in Dun Laoghaire.He is also the Green Party’s internet spokesman and representative for energy, communications and natural resources.Smyth told Silicon Republic that while Bitcoin has been associated ... [Published Silicon Republic - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

EIB to offer €2bn in funding for low-carbon energy projects

;548m under the NER 300 programme, one of the largest funding programmes for carbon capture and storage demonstration projects and innovative renewable energy technologies in the world.The EIB, acting on behalf of the European Commission (EC), started ... [Published Silicon Republic - 9 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

VoiceSage invests €100,000 in new graphical interface design

;1m R&D investment plan that created 10 new jobs.Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Dublin and London, VoiceSage has developed technology to enable automated real-time customer conversations. Its cloud-based messaging product and services deliver more ... [Published Silicon Republic - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Connected devices will reach 6.5 times world population by 2020 (infographic)

(infographic) Image via pogonici/Shutterstock By 2020, the world’s population is expected to reach 7.6bn, while the number of internet-connected devices is expected to reach 50bn. This infographic looks at growth of this internet of things and explores ... [Published Silicon Republic - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

British Pathé releases catalogue of historic films on YouTube

and gave viewers an insight into stories that they otherwise would never have seen.Many of the clips that feature have become legendary in their own right including the Hindenburg air blimp disaster in 1937 and the crowing of Queen Elizabeth II in 19 ... [Published Silicon Republic - 12 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

New start-up Pulsate focuses on marketing potential of Apple's iBeacon technology

; location in a store and send notifications of items nearby that are on sale, for example.Apple devices running iOS 7 and Mac OS X Mavericks(10.9) with Bluetooth 4.0 are capable of interacting with the technology which is seen as an alternative to Near ... [Published Silicon Republic - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Alibaba may be close to potential largest ever tech IPO

;s IPO in 2012, reported. Experts predict Alibaba will file a prospectus for the share sale by Monday.The company dominates the Chinese online retail market, making up more than four-fifths of all generated revenue, and saw a 66pc boost to sales valued ... [Published Silicon Republic - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: IPOs, Jack Ma, Hearsay, Net Worth
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Capita buys Irish software company AMT-SYBEX for stg£105m

, provides software and related services in mobile technology and smart data management to utilities and transport industries.Capita will pay stg£82m in cash and a further stg£23m if targets are met in the next year.AMT-SYBEX is forecasting an operating ... [Published Silicon Republic - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

RTÉ reveals News Now app optimised for iOS 7

), the RTÉ News Now app is the most used and recognised news and entertainment app in Ireland.The app also has a strong international following, with international users accounting for more than one-fifth of the 1.16m downloads. Some 24pc of RTÉ News ... [Published Silicon Republic - Apr 16 2014]

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"Imagine being able to deliver information to customers’ phones relative to their location, context and interests. Today with Pulsate we've made this a reality,” he said."
...Explaining their decision, Alastair White, general manager of British Pathé said: "This archive is a treasure trove unrivalled in historical and cultural significance that should never be forgotten. Uploading the films to YouTube seemed like the best way to make sure of that.”"
...so we have something more tangible we could share with the credit union and focus groups to get their feedback as we go to final build," she says. "The back end of the app is very important, but for me how it looks and feels is the key thing that can grab the customers and let us move forward with this, so we are looking at design companies at the moment and hoping to bring it to the next phase as soon as possible."
; "Wow, what a morning! We're happy to see so many new faces (and frames) in the ExplorerExplorer Programme. Just a quick update that - ack - we've sold out of Cotton (white), so things are moving really fast."

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