Understanding the impact of our words and how they can perpetuate stigma Language has an invisible power over our lives. More than a collection of words and phrases, it is a vehicle for ideas and experiences, and plays an important role in shaping how we understand the world. Although we may not always be aware…

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A report by Hydrogen Mobility Ireland estimates that a 2.6% reduction in carbon emissions could be achieved with a shift to hydrogen in transport. A new white paper recommends deploying hydrogen in transport in Ireland to drive the country’s transition to net zero emissions. The push for hydrogen-fuelled transport comes in the context of ambitious…

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Democrats are gambling that a bigger IRS will equal a better IRS. The comprehensive Inflation Reduction Act, passed by the Senate yesterday, allocates $80 billion to strengthen the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) over the next decade, notably by hiring 87,000 more agents. The goal, supporters say, is to step up tax enforcement efforts and target…

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On August 1, the Massachusetts House and Senate passed a new bill that would legalize sports gambling in the state’s casinos. The online sports betting vertical was also given the green light by state lawmakers a few weeks ago. However, things are not looking so promising for the iLottery vertical. At least, not anymore. iLottery…

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A VMware report found that deep counterfeiting, employee burnout and ransomware attacks from dark web groups are threatening organizations’ security in 2022. A new report suggests that cybercriminals are increasingly using emerging technologies such as “deepfakes” to attack and infiltrate organizations. According to the Global Incident Response Threat Report released by VMware today (August 8),…

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Meme shares are back, BBBY! Traders on online message boards like Reddit’s WallStreetBets are back at it again, as shares of Bed Bath & Beyond are up nearly 100% since last Friday. Shares of AMC Entertainment and even GameStop have seen significant movement in recent days. But Bed Bath & Beyond has been, by far,…

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Nuvei Corporation, an online payment solutions provider, has expanded its board of directors. In a recent announcement, the company stated that its board now has eight members. The new additions will help the company expand its online and LATAM presence. Lau is a LATAM expert One of the new directors is Maren Lau who joined…

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The EPA will lead Ireland’s engagement with the network, which now numbers 15 countries. Ireland has joined the EU’s Integrated Carbon Observation System (ICOS), which standardizes emissions monitoring across Europe. ICOS is a network of greenhouse gas measurement sites that now includes 15 countries in Europe. Each country produces long-term, high-precision measurements of greenhouse gases,…

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Swedish audio company Urbanista says it will soon introduce the world’s first solar-powered wireless active noise-cancelling headphones. The company already has a pair of solar-powered over-ear headphones, the Urbanista Los Angeles, which Fast company honored on the list of Ideas Changing the World 2022. And while solar-powered over-ear headphones are indeed a good idea, solar-powered…

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Flutter Entertainment, the company behind operators such as Paddy Power and Betfair, has once again demonstrated its commitment to responsible gambling. This time, the Irish operator delivered Responsible Gambling Council (RGC), a non-profit organization based in Toronto, with funding to conduct research on gambling advertising. RGC to research gambling advertising RGC’s Center for Advancing Best…

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