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Mini Portable Washing Machine 2021-11-29 04:00:00The washing machine features ultrasonic high-frequency vibrations for increased sterilization rates that ensure a gentle, yet thorough cleaning for ea

The Corki Planter 2021-11-26 10:00:00The Corki Planter is an indoor planter that champions the use of cork as a material to store and grow plants in. It comes with a two-part design, feat

Mopet 2021-11-25 04:00:00Mopet is an electric scooter design that integrates a spacious and secure storage compartment where owners can keep their dogs while they scoot around

The Secret Whiteboard 2021-11-24 04:00:00Titled quite literally the Secret Whiteboard, this number features a nifty wall-hung poster frame that opens up like a book to reveal a double-spread

The Titanium EDC Spork 2021-11-05 04:00:00Designed to be compact, useful, sleek, and so insanely durable, the Ti-Ultra êkö SporKit is a nifty little piece of travel cutlery that hop

Bungalow Luggage 2021-11-04 10:00:00A collapsible furniture range that is relatively luxurious, ultra-lightweight, and packs up into a travel trolley you can tote after you; the Bungalow

MEAZOR 2021-11-03 04:00:00Meet MEAZOR, a Good Design Award-winning state-of-the-art measuring tool that can compute distances, scan floor plans, calculate angles, convert measu

The Shower Scrubber 2021-11-02 10:00:00The Shower Scrubber comes with a radical new redesign, sporting a honeycomb pattern on one side, to open your skin pores, and a walnut-shell textured

An Inclusive Smart Speaker 2021-11-01 04:00:00Designed to include a camera that can read sign language inputs, and a large screen that can communicate with its user, Jinni brings the power of virt

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Robot for collecting ocean waste wins at Trinity’s 2021-11-30 10:29:34A team of secondary school students from Dublin and Sligo pitched a robot designed to combat ocean pollution. The post Robot for collecting ocean wast

Vodafone Ireland launches online repair lab for smartphone 2021-11-30 08:08:46The new online service offers repairs with same-day delivery in Galway city, Cork city and Dublin. The post Vodafone Ireland launches online repair la

Facebook owner Meta ordered to sell Giphy by 2021-11-30 07:00:36The UK Competition and Markets Authority found that the deal reduces competition between social media platforms. The post Facebook owner Meta ordered

What’s it like moving from Ireland to Germany 2021-11-30 06:50:38Henkel’s Simon Murphy took up a new role that brought him and his family from their countryside house in Kildare to an apartment in Düsseld

‘Living robots’ that reproduce could help us develop 2021-11-30 06:46:03Scientists hope the research behind these xenobots will open the door to more advanced forms of living machines and new forms of medicine. The post &l

Cork’s Spearline acquires Israeli tech firm in multimillion-euro 2021-11-30 05:36:09Skibbereen-based Spearline acquired TestRTC to expand its services and is now looking to open a US office next year. The post Cork’s Spearline a

AWS aims for automation with new robotics service 2021-11-30 04:25:11AWS is rolling out a new robotics service to businesses and looking to boost the next generation of start-ups with an accelerator programme. The post

Speedinvest to scale its sustainability-minded start-ups with €80m 2021-11-30 04:15:58The new fund will primarily support start-ups already in the Speedinvest portfolio but there will also be opportunities for selective co-investments i

Clearview AI may face £17m fine in UK 2021-11-30 04:15:32UK privacy authorities said the US company may have unlawfully gathered data without people’s knowledge. The post Clearview AI may face £1

‘Another weapon in the arsenal’: Creating drug hybrids 2021-11-30 02:00:18SSPC researcher Sheila Fitzgerald discusses giving additional functionalities to medicines and how the ‘misplaced fear of new drugs’ comin

Parag Agrawal takes over as Twitter CEO as 2021-11-29 12:34:26Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is stepping down as CEO with immediate effect, handing the reins to former CTO Parag Agrawal. The post Parag Agrawal ta

Athlone student’s project on cosmic radiation protection wins 2021-11-29 12:21:51Sixth-year student Clare Reidy from Westmeath will now go on to represent Ireland at an international science competition in the US next year. The pos

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13 Great Black Friday Deals on Google Devices 2021-11-19 16:00:00The brand-new Pixel phones are $50 off, and there are discounts on Nest security cameras and smart speakers.

Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop Fails 2021-11-19 12:06:19The live-action adaptation is an overwrought performance of the beloved anime rather than a bold reimagining.

Brent Spiner's New Book Is a Star Trek 2021-11-19 12:00:00The actor, who played Data on Star Trek: The Next Generation, says Fan Fiction is a thriller, memoir, black comedy, and novel all in one.

17 Best Early Black Friday Deals on Amazon 2021-11-19 11:00:00Get a head start on your wish list with deals on Echo speakers, Fire tablets, Kindles, and more.

How to Use Your PS5 or Xbox Controller 2021-11-19 10:00:00Want to play games on your phone, desktop, laptop, or tablet? If you own a console, you probably don't need a separate controller.

The Best Wireless Earbuds for Every Need 2021-11-19 09:00:00Ready to cut the cord? We've tested the best buds that will never, ever get tangled.

Netflix’s New Top 10 Lists Feel Like a 2021-11-19 09:00:00As the market gets more and more crowded, the streaming giant seems to be fighting to stay in the conversation.

Iranian Hackers Are Going After US Critical Infrastructure 2021-11-19 09:00:00A hacking group is targeting a broad range of organizations, taking advantage of vulnerabilities that have been patched but not yet updated.

Arrested Evolution: Pokémon’s Refusal to Grow Up 2021-11-19 08:00:00Now in its 25th year, the franchise looks much the same as it always has. But is that such a bad thing?

Inside X’s Mission to Make Robots Boring 2021-11-19 08:00:00Plus: The man behind a famous paradox, the laws that will govern the metaverse, and a deadly swarm of scorpions.

Can Science Fiction Help Solve Our Biggest Problems? 2021-11-19 08:00:00This week, we hear from the acclaimed novelist Neal Stephenson about climate change, the metaverse, and the role fictional stories can play in shaping

Locked Out of ‘God Mode,’ Runners Hack Their 2021-11-19 07:00:00NordicTrack customers were watching Netflix using a simple trick—until the company blocked their access.


Man With Tesla Face Tattoo Gets Slapped With 2021-11-30 16:52:08Epic Fail An apparent Tesla fanboy who sports the company’s logo on his cheek was arrested over Thanksgiving weekend and charged with driving un

Blaze It! Scientists Finally Discovered What Makes Weed 2021-11-30 16:50:09Cannabis has a smell in common with eggs, skunks, and hops, researchers have discovered. As Science News reported, a new study conducted by canna

Scientist Says That Humans Are Almost Certainly Going 2021-11-30 16:29:38Apocalypse Now One day, our days on  Earth will be counted. In fact, by the end of this century, the global population could start its inevitable

Leaked Video Appears to Shows Interior of SpaceX’s 2021-11-30 15:50:37Nosecone Interior It’s not every day we’re treated to a leaked video from inside a prototype spacecraft. A  newly surfaced video show

Gorgeous New Animation Shows Starship Going Orbital 2021-11-30 15:27:11Going Orbital Animator and SpaceX enthusiast Corey Bass from C-bass Productions has rendered an amazingly photorealistic sequence of a Starship and Su

Space Force General Says China and Russia Are 2021-11-30 15:11:01Growing Threats You might not realize it, but there’s likely a heated space battle happening right above right this moment.  At least that&

Best Crypto Gifts for Bitcoin Lovers in 2022 2021-11-30 15:00:41The world of cryptocurrency trading is a certain subculture with its own memes and slang. Its members are a dedicated community willing to endure the

Harvard Student Says Harvard Students Are Horrible 2021-11-30 13:43:40Harvard’s incoming Undergraduate Council president has penned a scathing op-ed about his fellow council members — and it reveals a lot abo

Elon Musk Forced Employees to Work Over Holiday 2021-11-30 12:54:49It looks like Elon Musk is placing the burden of SpaceX’s imminent bankruptcy squarely on the shoulders of his employees as new leaked emails re

Extreme Snowstorm Traps 60 People in Pub with 2021-11-30 12:13:38Snowstorm Supernova Sure, there’s nothing quite like scream-singing “Wonderwall” with your friends at a bar — but imagine if y

Airbus Tests Jetliner Powered by “100 Percent” Renewable 2021-11-30 11:29:04Sustainable Jet Fuel For the first time ever, a commercial airliner has taken flight with both of its engines running entirely on sustainable fuel rec

The Best Xbox One Games of 2021 for 2021-11-30 11:00:04Despite transitioning into primarily producing features for the new Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles, Microsoft still plans to support gaming