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Privacy Shield: a safe harbour for EU data?

ransatlantic transfers of digital data are once again safe to continue, thanks to a new deal between the EU and US called EU-US Privacy Shield. This will replace the old Safe Harbour principles overturned by the European Court of Justice. At least, that’s

Posted in Cloud Computing

Firms getting anxious about data transfers

Europe and the US failed to reach agreement on a new Safe Harbour legal framework for data transfers. That much was immediately clear as Vera Jourová, EU commissioner for justice, consumers and gender equality briefed a parliamentary committee in Strasbourg

Posted in Data Centres

Enet plans to compete against Eir and SIRO

This morning, as Enet unveils a 1Gbps fibre-to-the-home service for 340 homes and businesses in Ballyseedy, Co Kerry, the company’s CEO Conal Henry told that it intends to go head-to-head against Eir and SIRO for the Irish Government’s National

Posted in Data Centres

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Irishwoman Ann-Marie Holmes appointed to senior Intel role

Irishwoman Ann-Marie Holmes has been appointed as vice president of Intel’s technology and manufacturing group. Ms Holmes, who is the factory manager of Intel’s Fab 24 facility in Leixlip, Co Kildare, is the third Irishwoman to be appointed to a

Posted in Energy

Technology firm Asavie to create 106 jobs

Dublin-based technology firm Asavie is to create 106 jobs over the next 2.5 years. The jobs include a variety of roles in engineering, sales, product management, marketing and support. Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Dublin, Ireland with offices in the United

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Ireland’s 700MHz wireless spectrum band has a potential market value of €91m

Ireland’s 700MHz wireless spectrum band has a current market value of €91m and could be repurposed to be used by mobile operators to provide high-speed broadband services and enable the research and development of future internet of things (IoT) services.

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Vodafone’s new crazy fast LightSpeed Broadband

LightSpeed Broadband, that’s the name Vodafone has given to its latest internet service, claiming it’s the “most powerful fibre broadband network” in Ireland. And, achieving broadband speeds of anything between 350Mbps and 1Gbps, Vodafone’s LightSpeed Broadband does sound appealing. Launched

Posted in Cloud Computing

Irish software firm Storm gets €500,000 contract

Actavo, a major international strategic operations partner in the British Isles and the Caribbean, has entered a contract worth over €500,000 with Dublin and Galway-based software company Storm Technology. Storm is aiming to benefit from Actavo’s recent €3m IT upgrade

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Tom Morrisroe named Irish software industry’s person of the year 2015

Ireland’s software luminaries were out in force last night (20 November) and, at a special event in Dublin, Tom Morrisroe, serial entrepreneur and investor, was named the Irish Software Association (ISA) Person of the Year. IBEC loves its glitzy black-tie

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