Lero Named as Winner of Prestigious Global Award

Lero, the SFI Irish Software Research Centre, has been named as winner of the 2018 award for industry collaboration by the global IEEE Computer Society. This is the first time the IEEE Computer Society Technical Council on Software Engineering (TCSE) Distinguished Synergy Award has come to Ireland. Previous winners include IBM Center for Advanced Studies,

Facebook Announces View Ads as Part of Referendum Integrity Effort in Ireland

Today, Joel Kaplan, Vice President of Global Public Policy at Facebook joined Niamh Sweeney, Head of Public Policy for Facebook Ireland in front of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment to discuss the Online Advertising and Social Media (Transparency) Bill 2017. In his testimony to the committee, Joel reiterated Facebook’s commitment to transparency

Reminder: ‘Peer to Pier’ Networking Walk this Friday, 20th April

Sunny weather and free Teddy’s ice cream expected to boost numbers Dublin’s second ever ‘Peer to Pier’ networking walk takes place this Friday with hundreds of business people and entrepreneurs due to take part.   Organisers expect that sunshine and temperatures of 17C, together with free Teddy’s ice cream for participants, will result in upwards

Cutting out the Middle Man with the P2P Sharing Economy

The sharing economy is taking off. From homes to cars and from bikes to parking spaces, we are, increasingly, willing to share what we own with others – for a price. The global average of people who are willing to share their assets is 68%, while 66% are willing to borrow from others. Some 25%