Samsung has teamed up with Manna Drone Delivery, in a move that will see drone delivery made available to Irish customers when purchasing the latest range of Galaxy devices.
Ireland’s first real-time acoustic monitoring project of cetacean species (whales, dolphins and porpoise) was launched this week off the South Coast of Ireland, with the goal of creating a near real-time detection model
Virgin Media has switched on gigabit broadband across its entire network in Northern Ireland in the operator’s first region-wide gigabit launch.
BT and Belfast Harbour are to build a state-of-the-art 5G ecosystem within the Port. The partnership will deliver a series of 5G-led innovations to accelerate Belfast Harbour’s digital transformation.
Three Ireland has switched on its 5G network in Ireland, deploying around 315 base stations, giving a total coverage of around 35% of the Irish population. Around 500 more are expected to be deployed by the end of 2020, with Three having invested around €100 million in the rollout over the last year
The European commission is to appeal a court ruling that said Apple did not have to pay €13bn (£11.9bn) in alleged back taxes to the Irish government, reopening a landmark battle in the EU’s campaign to stop sweetheart deals for multinationals.
Huawei is to extend its investment in StorySign, in an effort to enhance the experience for Deaf children in Ireland. Back in 2018, using AI and augmented reality, Huawei created StorySign - a literacy platform for deaf children.
Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) has opened an investigation into whether Google’s online advertising exchange illegally uses sensitive personal information about internet users, such as their race, health and political opinions.
France's National Commission for Information Technology and Civil Liberties (CNIL) has fined Google €50 million for a breach of GDPR. The CNIL’s restricted committee imposed the penalty for "lack of transparency, inadequate information and lack of valid consent regarding the ads personalisation.”.