If you’ve been following the news around Cambridge Analytica, the data consultancy firm hired by the Donald Trump campaign for the 2016 US election that harvested the data of up to 50 million Facebook users without their permission through data collected from third-party apps, you may want to know how to make sure that something...Read more
Smiling emoticons in work related e-mails portray low competence, according to a new study. The paper published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science on July 31 also suggested such emojis could undermine information sharing and may not create a positive reaction regarding the communication. The study was conducted by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Beer-Sheva, Israel; University...Read more
Able to make Skype callsDuring testing, the team was able to make a number of Skype calls on the handset made of commercial, off-the-shelf components that can receive and transmit speech and communicate with a base station. “We’ve built what we believe is the first functioning cellphone that...
Lawyers of the future will need to understand coding and the opportunities it can create, according to leading Irish law firm, Matheson. The comments were made by Matheson Litigation Partner and Leader of the Matheson Smart Programme, Rebecca Ryan, at the launch of Smart Week, the firm’s annual forum dedicated to promoting innovative thinking and the...Read more
SMEs with a website make an additional €24,000 a year, new survey findsRead more
- Irish SMEs with a website receive an average of 22 additional jobs a year, with each job worth an average of almost €1,100, according to new IEDR research;
- 71 percent of consumers are more likely to purchase goods and services from an...