Fri, 20 May 2022 14:31:26 +0000

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 The post Delivering better healthcare through data appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Fri, 20 May 2022 13:49:22 +0000

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 The post Microsoft says it has provided more than $100m in tech support to Ukraine appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Fri, 20 May 2022 10:42:09 +0000

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 The post Zoom’s Magnus Falk on growing an app into a platform appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Fri, 20 May 2022 10:23:19 +0000

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 The post When IT doesn’t get it appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Fri, 20 May 2022 08:16:00 +0000

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 The post Dublin student scoops top prizes at international science fair appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Thu, 19 May 2022 17:47:05 +0000

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 The post Ukraine’s vigilante IT army now has a DDoS bot to automate attacks against Russia appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Thu, 19 May 2022 17:41:13 +0000

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 The post Apple “completely redesigns” IT certifications, introduces two new exams appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Wed, 18 May 2022 16:46:32 +0000

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 The post Apple executive rejoins Google over remote work policy appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Wed, 18 May 2022 16:20:31 +0000

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 The post Microsoft to double salary budget to retain workers appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Wed, 18 May 2022 15:59:30 +0000

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 The post Rubrik launches new solution to secure data across enterprise, cloud, and SaaS appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Wed, 18 May 2022 15:58:25 +0000

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 The post Cork students crowned Medtronic National Champions at F1 in Schools final appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Wed, 18 May 2022 15:57:05 +0000

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 The post Ransomware group Conti threatens to overthrow Costa Rican government appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Tue, 17 May 2022 13:46:09 +0000

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 The post Tyndall, ICHEC further collaboration with new appointment appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Tue, 17 May 2022 13:45:36 +0000

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 The post Bolt begins pilot e-bike service in Sligo appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Tue, 17 May 2022 13:37:48 +0000

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 The post Forging the future is better than forging coins appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Tue, 17 May 2022 07:27:27 +0000

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 The post IT admin deletes company’s databases and is jailed for seven years appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Tue, 17 May 2022 07:19:11 +0000

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 The post Buymie raises €7m in latest funding round appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Tue, 17 May 2022 07:17:03 +0000

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 The post Linux Foundation unveils ‘World of Open Source’ research initiative appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Mon, 16 May 2022 12:49:41 +0000

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 The post Microsoft warns of new botnet variant targeting Windows and Linux systems appeared first on TechCentral.ie.

Mon, 16 May 2022 12:39:48 +0000

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 The post Data centres that switch from HDDs to SSDs use 70% less power appeared first on TechCentral.ie.