In association with InterSystems Data has become the lifeblood of healthcare. Almost all the advances in medical technology, from research to diagnostics, treatment, and continuing care, depend on access to high volumes of data. Yet despite the technology-driven advances in modern medicine, problems with data continue to hold us back from exploiting their full potential. [&hellip
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Microsoft has spent over $100 million in providing technology support to the Ukrainian government during the Russian conflict. As part of this, the tech giant helped the Ukrainian government move its data from on-premise to the cloud one week before the war began, according to Microsoft president Brad Smith. The government was running entirely on-premise, [&hellip
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This week we catch a glimpse of what’s coming for Zoom direct from advisor to the CIO Magnus Falk. Also, find out about brilliant simple ways to give old hardware a brand new 2022 lease of life. To never miss an episode of TechRadio subscribe, comment and rate us on iTunes, Soundcloud and Spotify or [&hellip
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IT security. Sometimes I think that if I wanted to I could write about IT security every day of the year and still not cover it all. Not that I want to write about IT security every day, you understand, although I’m sure there are people who do. But it says something about the state [&hellip
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A fifth year student from Dublin has been awarded two prizes at the 2022 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). Andrei Florian, who was in the top four at 2022’s BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, received the top prize in the software systems category at ISEF, as well as receiving the Oracle Academy [&hellip
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Ukraine’s unofficial ‘army’ of IT vigilantes has developed a new automated attack tool to increase the effectiveness of its cyber attacks against Russian domains. Its “attack automation bot” was built to help more people easily launch distributed denial of service (DDoS) cyber attacks against Russia. The new tool encourages individuals to donate their cloud resources [&hellip
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Apple has said it has overhauled the way it delivers professional training and certification programmes, involving a shift to self-paced learning online. Apple has also introduced two new courses that are now available and cover Apple Device Support and Apple Deployment and Management. The Apple Device Support course is the first in Apple’s new IT [&hellip
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An Apple executive who left the company over its strict return-to-work policy is reportedly set to join Alphabet’s DeepMind. Ian Goodfellow oversaw machine learning and artificial intelligence at Apple and left the company recently due to a lack of flexibility in its workplace policies, according to Bloomberg. Apple had been planning to require corporate employees [&hellip
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Microsoft is set to nearly double its budget for employee salary increases and raise the range of stock compensations it rewards workers with by around 25%. The company is making this move to try and retain staff and help workers manage the pressures from inflation. The move is set to affect early to mid-career employees, [&hellip
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Rubrik has launched Rubrik Security Cloud to secure customers’ data, wherever it lives, across enterprise, cloud, and SaaS. Ransomware is on the rise and cyberattacks are getting more sophisticated. Despite investments in infrastructure security tools, cybercriminals are still getting through to the data. And when they take the data down, they take down the entire business. [&hellip
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Students from St Colman’s College in Cork were crowned Medtronic National Champions at the final of this year’s F1 in Schools Ireland competition. Adventum Racing fought off competition from over 60 other teams representing secondary schools around the country during the day-long event in Salthill, Galway. The podium was completed by Catalyst Racing and Kronos [&hellip
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The ransomware group Conti has threatened to overthrow the Costa Rican government after demanding the country pay $10 million last week to unlock key government systems affected by a cyber attack. The group has now increased the pressure on the Costa Rican government to pay a ransom by raising its demand to $20 million, according [&hellip
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Dr Venkatesh Kannan has been appointed academic associate at Tyndall National Institute and the Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC) to foster closer collaboration and drive mutually beneficial opportunities for the two organisations. Hosted at UCC, Tyndall National Institute is a leading European research centre in integrated ICT hardware and systems. The ICHEC, hosted at [&hellip
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Bolt, the largest micro-mobility operator in Europe, will launch its first Irish electric bike service in Sligo next month. Bolt is a leading European mobility champion operating a range of services including e-bikes, e-scooters, ride-hailing, and car clubs for over 100m people across 170 cities. The company currently operates ride-hailing taxi services in Dublin and [&hellip
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Last week I had drinks and a plate of charcuterie with one of Ireland’s most successful Internet entrepreneurs and our conversation got me thinking. My interlocutor was Michele Neylon, founder of data centre operator and ISP Blacknight, which, while hardly without competition, has weathered many a storm including the early days of the post-dotcom crash [&hellip
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A former database administrator in China has been jailed for seven years after deleting data belonging to his employer, the real-estate brokerage giant Lianjia. Han Bing allegedly performed the act in June 2018, according to Bleeping Computer. Bing used admin privileges and a root account to access the company’s financial system and delete data found [&hellip
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Grocery delivery platform buymie has completion of a €7 million funding round, following on from the €8 million financing the company raised in 2020. With total funding to date now standing at €18.2 million, this further €7 million investment was led by the company’s largest backers including Grosvenor Food & AgTech, Act Venture Capital, Sure Valley [&hellip
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The Linux Foundation has announced a timely research series with the European community as its primary focus. Dubbed World of Open Source, the new research initiative is backed by LF Research alongside several European distribution and research partners, including FINOS, LF Training & Certification, and LF Public Health. “The World of Open Source series will [&hellip
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Microsoft has warned businesses that its security experts have encountered a new variant of the Sysrv botnet that supports additional exploits and can gain control of Web servers. The botnet family has been observed since 2020 and is known to target Windows and Linux systems, installing Monero cryptocurrency miners. The new variant, dubbed Sysrv-K, is [&hellip
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Solid-state drives (SSDs) are recommended as a more energy-efficient alternative to hard-disk drives (HDDs) in data centres, using 70% less power and 50% less space for the same capacity. This is part of Huawei’s strategy to help data centres go green through data storage. The strategy reduces energy consumption per TB of data through high-density [&hellip
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