Thu, 30 May 2024 08:29:00 +0000

In association with Phone Pulse The sudden announcement by Blueface to exit from the Irish market has left many IT trusted advisors seeking a reliable alternative cloud phone system for their clients. Phone Pulse, a Platinum partner for Zoom Phone and Zoom Contact Centre, offers a seamless transition to businesses with enhanced benefits such as [&hellip The post Why IT trusted advisors Should Move their clients from Blueface to Phone Pulse appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Thu, 30 May 2024 07:50:50 +0000

Google has revealed a new AI education training pillar for SMEs in Ireland. ‘Get ahead with AI’ is a module offered as part of You’re the Business, Google’s digital upskilling programme delivered in partnership with Enterprise Ireland and the Local Enterprise Offices. The resource, available free of charge, provides on-demand training, educational resources, and tools [&hellip The post Google releases AI training module for SMEs appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Thu, 30 May 2024 07:35:10 +0000

Fraudsters stole almost €100 million (through frauds and scams in 2023, an increase of over 16% on 2022, according to a new report published today by FraudSmart, an initiative led by Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI).  The report, based on data from FraudSmart members, revealed that card fraud accounted for 95% of fraudulent transactions [&hellip The post Fraudsters netted almost €100m in 2023 appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Thu, 30 May 2024 07:26:46 +0000

Several botnets that played a key role in global cybercrime have been dismantles. The first coordinated, international operation by investigative authorities brought down botnets IcedID, Smokeloader, SystemBC, Pikabot and Bumblebee. Four arrests have been made with a further eight subpoenas issued against suspects, and 16 searches were also made. A botnet is a network of [&hellip The post Multiple botnets dismantled in largest-ever international operation against ransomware appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Wed, 29 May 2024 16:59:37 +0000

Huawei expects to contribute €4.5 billion from 2024-2030, according to a new report on the company by Amárach. The comprehensive economic assessment, Huawei Ireland: Economic and Social Impact, shows that the company employs 543 individuals and supports the employment of a further 6,100 individuals through indirect (3,170) and induced (2,949) effects from its activities which [&hellip The post Huawei forecasted to generate €4.5bn for Irish economy up to 2030 appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Wed, 29 May 2024 16:52:01 +0000

While US devotees of the video sharing website TikTok get nervous as to where they will be able to get their fix of shortform video one investor has stepped forward with a plan that puts the fate of the website in the hands of the users. Best known for his appearances on Shark Tank – [&hellip The post Investor turns to crowdfunding in attempt to save TikTok’s US operation appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Wed, 29 May 2024 15:07:33 +0000

An online portal showing the scale of the Irish tech sector was unveiled today at the Dublin Tech Summit. The product of TechIreland and Dealroom, the portal gives comprehensive information about the tech ecosystem on the island. It also provides access to Dealroom’s global network of more than 100 tech ecosystems from Canada to Australia. [&hellip The post All-island Web portal gives fresh view on tech ecosystem appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Wed, 29 May 2024 14:54:21 +0000

Kyndryl has renewed of a three-year deal managed services deal with Bord Gáis Energy. Kyndryl will also work with the utility to migrate its entire environment to the cloud. Kyndryl will also manage Bord Gáis Energy’s entire Microsoft Azure and private cloud environment, up to the operating system, along with providing storage, backup and compute [&hellip The post Kyndryl announces three-year deal to manage Bord Gáis Energy appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Tue, 28 May 2024 14:43:08 +0000

Students from the University of Galway are playing a key role in an innovative new digital project that brings County Galway’s unique heritage to life. Spearheaded by Galway County Council in conjunction with Galway County Heritage Forum, The Heritage Council and local community and heritage groups, Galway County Heritage Trails showcases the cultural and historical [&hellip The post Galwegians get new perspective on towns and villages with StoryMaps appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Tue, 28 May 2024 14:32:28 +0000

Google has intervened after its new AI Overviews feature began giving dangerous advice. This feature, designed to instantly summarise search results, was found to contain some serious errors, which now requires Google to correct manually. Last week, Google introduced AI Overviews in the United States, a new search feature that uses artificial intelligence to provide [&hellip The post Terrible advice forces Google to rein in AI Overviews appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Tue, 28 May 2024 13:50:20 +0000

Seventeen postgraduate and 10 undergraduate students are participating in the tenth NovaUCD Student Enterprise Competition, which began today. The four-week accelerator programme for student entrepreneurs features 14 early-stage ventures and 27 participating students across a wide range of business ideas ranging from aircraft maintenance to sustainable fashion to digital health, and legal services. Up for [&hellip The post NovaUCD hosts student entrepreneur accelerator appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Tue, 28 May 2024 13:07:47 +0000

Dublin-based Fire1 today announced that the first Irish patient has been successfully implanted with its system for remote heart failure monitoring at University Hospital Galway. The procedure is part of a first in-human clinical investigation of the Fire1 System in heart failure patients. The study will assess the efficacy of Fire1’s solution to improve outcomes [&hellip The post First Irish patient implanted with heart failure monitor from Fire1 appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Tue, 28 May 2024 09:35:32 +0000

The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has agreed to pay a $10 million fine to settle charges that it caused nine wholly-owned subsidiaries – including the New York Stock Exchange – to violate a rule requiring them to notify the Securities and Exchange Commission of a ‘cyber intrusion’ within 24 hours. The matter stems from events that [&hellip The post New York Stock Exchange parent company fined for failing to disclose cyber attack appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Mon, 27 May 2024 15:38:03 +0000

The Midlands Region has come out on top at this year’s .ie Digital Town Awards with multiple wins including being crowned overall winner at an awards ceremony in Athlone’s Sheraton Hotel on 24 May. Both the overall winner and digital education awards went to the Midlands Digitisation project entry, which is a collaborative effort led [&hellip The post Midlands Region declared overall winner at .ie Digital Town Awards 2024 appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Mon, 27 May 2024 15:14:21 +0000

Coimisiún na Meán has published an updated draft Online Safety Code in response to its public consultation. The final Code will set binding rules applying to video-sharing platforms who have their EU headquarters in Ireland. Once submitted, the Code will have a standstill period of 3-4 months. Once this process is complete, Coimisiún na Meán [&hellip The post Coimisiún na Meán takes Online Safety Code to European Commission appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Mon, 27 May 2024 15:01:45 +0000

Learnovate, the global research and innovation centre in learning technologies and the future of work and learning in Trinity College Dublin, has launched a programme that gives graduates a 12-month placement where they receive real-world work experience in the learning technology sector. Through the Work Ready Graduate Programme, graduates work within a partner company on [&hellip The post Learnovate launches graduate programme to help businesses embrace cutting-edge learning technology appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Mon, 27 May 2024 14:50:09 +0000

National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company responsible for delivering the Government’s National Broadband Plan, has announced in its latest quarterly report that over 243,000 premises are now ready to connect to its new national network.  More than 500,000 premises included in the State’s Intervention Area have completed the initial surveying phase of the rollout. With this [&hellip The post National Broadband Ireland on track to pass 300,000 premises by year-end appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Mon, 27 May 2024 14:36:34 +0000

Development Capital has announced the completion of a €10 million investment in Cork-headquartered technology services company Zartis. The deal marks the 14th investment by Development Capital and first in both Cork and Munster, bringing the total value of its investments in Irish SMEs to date to €120 million. The investment in Zartis is the fifth [&hellip The post Zartis’ international plans boosted by Development Capital appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Mon, 27 May 2024 14:25:21 +0000

Venture capital funding into Irish SMEs fell by nearly a half (48%) to €258.5 million in the first quarter of 2024, compared to €502 million in the same period last year, according to the Irish Venture Capital Association VenturePulse survey published in association with William Fry. “Despite this fall, investment in the last three quarters [&hellip The post Irish SMEs suffer 57% drop in venture capital funding in first quarter appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Mon, 27 May 2024 14:17:13 +0000

Kerry-founded machine learning data analytics platform Graphite Note has closed of its seed investment round of €1.2 million, with the support of angel investors, led by Gerry Devitt, CEO Harvest Financial, and Enterprise Ireland. This investment will be used to achieve further global growth, in addition to expanding its team from its base at The [&hellip The post Kerry company Graphite Note raises €1.2m in seed round appeared first on TechCentral.ie.