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  • The launch of the BT Young Scientist 2016 competition | Digital Times
    one of four categories technology social and behavioural science biological and ecological science or chemical physical and mathematical science Eimear Murphy and Ian O Sullivan from Coláiste Treasa in Cork were crowned overall winners in January 2015 with their project entitled Alcohol consumption Does the apple fall far from the tree The project explored the potential influence that parents have on their adolescent children s alcohol consumption through their own drinking and their attitudes towards drinking Winning the competition has been life changing but more than that it really is the taking part We met students from across the country and made great friends during the week in Dublin Some of the experiences are once in a lifetime opportunities for example we re going to Milan in September to represent Ireland at the EU contest for Young Scientists It s a great thing both personally and for our school so I d encourage every student in Ireland to enter says Ian O Sullivan The 52nd BT Young Scientist Technology Exhibition will take place in the RDS Dublin from 6th 9th January 2016 There are over 120 teacher and pupil awards to be won including cash prizes international trips and the overall title of BT Young Scientist Technologist s of the Year For more information on the exhibition and for details on how to enter log onto www btyoungscientist com or follow the exhibition on Twitter BTYSTE Related posts BT Young Scientist Technology Exhibition receives record number of entries 50th Young Scientist exhibition sees record number of entries Astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield to attend Young Scientist Exhibition 50th BT Young Scientist Technology Exhibition opens Stephen Conmy Editor writer content specialist digital consultant and event organiser Read more by Stephen Conmy Follow Stephen Conmy on Follow Stephen Conmy on twitter Follow Stephen

    Original URL path: http://www.digitaltimes.ie/young-scientist-2016/ (2016-02-11)
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  • Blacknight SME Awards 2015 - the winners | Digital Times
    in 2014 The New Product award went to Olytico whose system monitors social media on behalf of brands and analyses what people are saying about them The Online Retailer Export award was won by Send My Bag which promises to do better than the airlines and deliver your travel luggage to your door Sex Siopa Ireland s first online bodysafe sex shop won the Online Retailer Irish Market award Fintan Conlan started One Man and His Van a furniture removals business after redundancy in 2005 Now he employs his wife and his sons are involved part time On Saturday night they celebrated their award in the Family Run Business category It s a similar redundancy to enterprise story at Rocket Rainbow Studios a game development company which won the Under 30 category Family businesses featured in other categories as well Cliona Standun collected the award for Company Transformation on behalf of Standun Spiddal the business which she and her sister Laragh have transformed from a tourist gift shop to a full service department store serving locals and visitors alike And Fernhill House Hotel in Clonakility collected the Community Minded award in recognition of the efforts of its owners the O Neill family in a range of voluntary and community activities Dublin s Cake Café took the Environmentally Minded award and food businesses were strongly represented in general Kush Seafarms won the Food Drink category and Mr Crumb from Co Westmeath was the winner in the B2B Growth category Finally L Mulligan s Grocer from Stoneybatter in Dublin was the Best Retail Offline business Presenting the award on behalf of the event sponsors Blacknight CEO Michele Neylon paid tribute to the work of the unsung heroes in SMEs who drive the economy and support local employment As a successful indigenous SME

    Original URL path: http://www.digitaltimes.ie/blacknight-sme-awards/ (2016-02-11)
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  • 90,000 pupils nationwide to take part in Tech Week 2015 | Digital Times
    selfie and the final of the F1 in Schools competition An augmented reality helmet and 4D crayons will be showcased DIT will help students to build and programme robots from scratch and a remote controlled Minecraft Creeper Wednesday and a Dalek Thursday will interact with attendees and pose for pictures Members of the public are welcome to come along to a series of Tech Talks over the two days in Dublin Castle Attendees will hear from Steve Nevey former business development manager for the Red Bull Formula 1 team Autolaunch Racing the winners of last year s F1 in Schools competition Adam Harris ASIAM Niamh Bushnell Dublin Commissioner for Startups and Louise Nicholls head of technology and innovation at Brown Bag Films Full details are available on www techweek ie Members of the public interested in attending a Tech Talk should email lisa ics ie Ireland needs over 45 000 skilled new ICT professionals It s a fun festival of technology with a serious ambition Ireland needs over 45 000 skilled new ICT professionals by 2018 to fuel the continuing growth of our economy Achieving this goal will be very challenging given the 27 drop out rate among first year computing students Also of concern is the fact that less than 20 of computing students are female says Jim Friars CEO Irish Computer Society Tech Week 2015 aims to encourage female students in particular to explore technology Currently less than 20 of computing students are female which is truly surprising as the tech sector is full of equal opportunities Tech Week 2015 has created a series of videos of technology industry participants which can be viewed on www techweek ie You can learn all about Tech Week 2015 by downloading the Tech Week App through Google Play and the iOS

    Original URL path: http://www.digitaltimes.ie/tech-week-2015-ireland/ (2016-02-11)
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  • The Microsoft Imagine Cup 2015 student showcase | Digital Times
    Imagine Cup a global student technology competition were invited to take part and present their ideas Over 70 students from colleges including Cork IT Dundalk IT Dublin IT Galway Mayo IT IT Carlow Limerick IT Maynooth University Queens University of Ulster attended the event Teams successful in the online finals will advance to the world semifinals Later in the year the Microsoft Imagine Cup World finals will take place with a top prize of US 50 000 Well done to all the teams who took part There is no question that now more than ever a culture of innovation is blossoming in Ireland and these students and their Microsoft Imagine Cup projects are proof of that says Cathriona Hallahan managing director Microsoft Ireland Irish teams have had recent success in the Microsoft Imagine Cup with NUI Maynooth students Matthew McCann KC Grant and Jack Gallagher achieving a third place win in the World Citizenship category in the world finals of the Microsoft Imagine Cup in Seattle in 2014 Meanwhile earlier this year Team Rapid Response a team of students from Cork Institute of Technology won the World Citizenship category of the 2015 Microsoft Imagine Cup pitch video challenge For further details around the Microsoft Imagine Cup go to www imaginecup com Related posts C I T team wins World Citizenship category at Microsoft Imagine Cup AccessEarth app reaches final of the Microsoft Imagine Cup Imagination can change the world for the better Microsoft the only limitations in app development are the ideas Stephen Conmy Editor writer content specialist digital consultant and event organiser Read more by Stephen Conmy Follow Stephen Conmy on Follow Stephen Conmy on twitter Follow Stephen Conmy on facebook Follow Stephen Conmy on linkedin Partners Follow us on twitter Follow us on facebook Follow us on linkedin

    Original URL path: http://www.digitaltimes.ie/microsoft-imagine-cup-2015-ireland/ (2016-02-11)
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  • YouTube Vs Facebook - the online video-sharing battle | Digital Times
    for YouTube However it did say in January 2012 that it had reached four billion daily views Estimates according to Reuters suggest YouTube s daily views will reach 7 9 billion by the end of the year generating 5 9 billion in revenue Estimates also suggest Facebook s revenue from video advertising will reach about 1 billion this year Facebook remains an advertising powerhouse and most importantly its mobile ad revenue is increasing all the time Mobile ads accounted for 73 percent of Facebook s total ad revenue in the first quarter up from 59 percent a year earlier Over 75 percent of global video views on Facebook occur on mobile The markets like what they see when it comes to Facebook Facebook s shares have risen by a third in the past year Related posts Irish YouTube users like music DIY tips and sharing Instagram video generates six times more mobile traffic than Vine Amnesty launches YouTube video verification tool Cover artists can now get paid for videos on YouTube Facebook mobile ads video youtube Mark Read more by Mark Follow Mark on Follow Mark on twitter Follow Mark on facebook Follow Mark on linkedin Partners Follow us on

    Original URL path: http://www.digitaltimes.ie/youtube-vs-facebook-video/ (2016-02-11)
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  • 100 new developer jobs at Dell's Limerick campus | Digital Times
    Dell customers and its sales team Last October Dell announced 60 new Dell sales jobs at its R D centre in Dublin Today s announcement represents a significant milestone in our plan for Ireland to become a central development hub for Dell s Innovation Technology team says Paul J Walsh Dell s chief information officer There are over 2 300 people employed at Dell s campuses in Limerick Cork and Dublin Recruitment for the new jobs has started immediately Go to Dell com for more details Related posts Dell Ireland to build new R D centre in Dublin employing 50 engineers Independent News Media to create 40 digital jobs Gerry Stembridge seeks Limerick actors for three short films Limerick to host Silicon Valley Global Technology Forum Dell jobs limerick R D Stephen Conmy Editor writer content specialist digital consultant and event organiser Read more by Stephen Conmy Follow Stephen Conmy on Follow Stephen Conmy on twitter Follow Stephen Conmy on facebook Follow Stephen Conmy on linkedin Partners Follow us on twitter Follow us on facebook Follow us on linkedin Subscribe to our feed Search DT Articles Stephen Conmy editor of Digital Times is now editor of ThinkBusiness ie Go to

    Original URL path: http://www.digitaltimes.ie/dell-jobs-limerick/ (2016-02-11)
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  • Tech news and digital trends | Digital Times
    Apps Mental health app released by Suicide or Survive Mobile Sites Apps Irish magazines and newspapers now on Google Newsstand Selling online Online advertising in Ireland reaches 263m in 2014 News Codess Dublin Ignite the Future event News Global Payments buys Realex Payments for 115 million 1 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 73 Homepage Digital Times Do you need great content for your site Digital Times is here to help Digital Times provides content solutions and content marketing solutions for businesses and brands as well as all your tech news today Get online sell online and grow online If you need a website e commerce site mobile app or great content we can help We also run events The Appys celebrates the best consumer apps in our connected world The RaboTweeties celebrates the best people businesses and organisations on Twitter In the age of storytelling the real power of a company s authentic voice is not only to be heard but to be listened to We are living in an age where content is King where ideas and stories are shared and the best companies tell their stories to a loyal and captive audience If you have a website and feel it doesn t have a story anything interesting to say please call us If you have a business website and want to tell your story we can help What is different about you Why should people buy your services What story can you tell to attract customers Does it matter Yes your story matters and we can help you tell it well We build stories social media digital marketing content creation and content marketing We also advise on SEO Google Analytics web design apps and wearable tech Digital solutions Partners Stephen Conmy editor of Digital Times is

    Original URL path: http://www.digitaltimes.ie/page/10/ (2016-02-11)
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  • Tech PR starter pack for early stage companies launched - Digital Times | Digital Times
    of public relations without breaking the bank Simpson Financial Technology PR has launched a Tech PR Starter Pack that costs up to 5 000 over an initial three month period It may include an agreed number of press releases and interviews Professional photography and if required international wire services provided by BusinessWire can be incorporated in the cost There are a large number of indigenous tech firms out there that have not yet used PR or who are just finding their feet in terms of potential customers partners and investors Many of them could benefit from some early stage profile building says Ronnie Simpson of Simpson FT PR The online PR programme we are implementing with Simpson FT PR has helped to boost our web profile when international prospects search for treasury management systems says Salmon founder and CEO John Byrne Related posts No related posts Growing your business Simpson FT PR Tech PR technology Stephen Conmy Editor writer content specialist digital consultant and event organiser Read more by Stephen Conmy Follow Stephen Conmy on Follow Stephen Conmy on twitter Follow Stephen Conmy on facebook Follow Stephen Conmy on linkedin Partners Follow us on twitter Follow us on facebook Follow

    Original URL path: http://www.digitaltimes.ie/tech-pr-starter-pack-for-early-stage-companies-launched/ (2016-02-11)
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