This is interesting not only because it’s the first time We7 has ventured beyond its native shores but also because Spotify, which until very recently was seen as a direct rival, has yet to launch in said country. The much hyped and well funded company is currently available in… → Read More
Big news coming out of Ireland today regarding the war on piracy, the most hilarious war of them all. The gist is that the High Court has said that laws that would cut pirates off the Internet are simply unenforceable, effectively putting an end to the practice. The BBC says the court decision will likely have a “knock-on effect” in other countries around Europe. → Read More
[Ireland] The top 50 technology start-ups in Ireland are now being ranked and tracked weekly online, receiving a score of 1-100 based on performance, press coverage and other variables.
In a joint effort with Silicon Valley-based tracking company YouNoodle, the Irish Times newspaper is producing the Irish Times Tech 50 feature, posted on its business website, where the 50 companies’ weekly ups… → Read More
An Irish ISP has apparently buckled under the pressure of The Man, and will now block access to any and every site The Man asks it to. Think The Pirate Bay and related sites. Let’s put on our outrage hats, everyone. → Read More
[photopress:iphoneaustria.jpg,full,center] The iPhone is now on sale in Austria. Married to T-Mobile, Apple’s smartphone comes in two configurations, a 399 euro 8GB model and a 499 16GB model. That’s double the storage capacity for 25 percent more cash. You should note that there’s no unlimited data plan. For 39 euros per month, you’ll get 3GB data transfer and 1,000 voice… → Read More
‘Tis their intention ta dry off and then buy an iPhone. Join ‘em? Pull a pint and twiddle your muff because Ireland’s O2 will be selling the iPhone (translation: “tha’ bleedin’ iPhone, ye ponce”) at $600 for the 8GB and $750 for the 16GB. For about $50 a month you get up to 1GB of data and the standard SMS and talk times. Don’t be a wee sleekit… → Read More