The Irish-headquartered company said it expanded across all its markets last year and is eyeing further growth. Construction project management company PM Group continues to expand its operations with 500 new jobs planned this year worldwide. PM Group said 300 of these positions will be located in Ireland, where the company is headquartered. Recruitment for…

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PhD students will receive a stipend of €28,000 for conducting research in Ireland addressing global and national challenges. The government is partnering with industry on a new initiative designed to recruit and retain talented researchers. The Innovate for Ireland scheme was announced today (July 1). It will initially seek to attract up to 400 PhD…

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The decision marks a major win for SpaceX as it can now expand its Starlink internet service to a wider range of customers. The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has authorized SpaceX to provide its Starlink satellite internet to moving vehicles, including cars, trucks, boats and aircraft. The FCC said there was a public interest…

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“You don’t have to be a climate expert for your opinion to be valued,” said Minister Eamon Ryan. People around Ireland are being invited to have their say on the future of sustainability and climate action in the country. Climate Talks 2022 is an initiative launched by the Government today (1 July) that will seek…

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The Shannon-based project aims to integrate unmanned and conventional aircraft operations to modernize air traffic management in Europe. A European consortium based in Shannon has received EU funding to develop a flight ecosystem for drones and help integrate unmanned aircraft into our airspace. Coordinated by Future Mobility Campus Ireland (FMCI), this consortium will carry out…

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Scalable technology companies can limit themselves if they don’t focus on their underlying cloud platform, writes Terry Brown, associate director of engineering at Healx. You’ve built your prototype, you’ve tested product-market fit, the beta version is out, and there’s a buzz. What else? Many startups will continue to add more and more features to attract…

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Slow Cabins is coming to Ireland and aims to tap into the trend for low-impact, sustainable and digital-free tourism. A hospitality rental company aimed at techies looking to digitally detox is preparing to welcome its first guests to Ireland. Founded in 2017, Slow Cabins seeks to offer people the opportunity to spend time away from…

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Nick Cotter co-founded Cotter Agritech with his brother Jack. The Limerick-based start-up has received awards at home and abroad. University College Cork student Nick Cotter has won the top prize at this year’s Global Student Entrepreneur Awards. Cotter is CEO and co-founder of Cotter Agritech, a Limerick-based business that specializes in targeting technology and sheep…

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There were complaints about ‘obstacles’ to unsubscribing from Amazon Prime, such as complicated menus, garbled wording, confusing choices and warnings. Amazon has pledged to make it easier for users to cancel their Prime subscription to comply with EU rules, following complaints from a number of consumer groups. The tech giant will now allow EU and…

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Kaspersky said the SessionManager malware is difficult to detect and is still deployed in about 90 percent of targeted organizations. According to Kaspersky Lab, a new malware has been discovered within Microsoft’s Internet Information Services (IIS), which has been used to access servers belonging to governments and other agencies around the world. The Russian cybersecurity…

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