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Ireland ranks second in Europe for GDPR complaints

Ireland reported 6,716 data breaches in the past 12 months to the Irish Data Protection Commission, the second highest level of breach notifications across Europe. According to DLA Piper’s latest GDPR Data Breach Survey, data protection regulators have imposed 102.5 million in fines under the GDPR regime for a wide range of GDPR infringements, not [&hellip TechCentral.ie .

20 Jan 2020 10:42 pm
Google Cloud to support IBM Power Systems

Enterprises looking for a way to modernise legacy AS/400 workloads now have a new option: Move them onto Google Cloud Platform. Google will not host your old AS/400 for you, but it is renting time on IBM Power Systems servers, the AS/400s architectural successors. Its announcement follows a similar one from Microsoft in September. At [&hellip TechCentral.ie .

20 Jan 2020 9:11 pm
Windows 10 S vs Chrome OS

Microsoft’s release of Windows 10 S was a clear ploy to target Chrome OS. Google’s software was previously dominating the budget market, so Microsoft had to prove it could also provide a simplified experience.  What is Windows 10 S? Windows 10 S is Microsoft’s slimmed down version of Windows 10 that is clearly aimed at both [&hellip TechCentral.ie .

20 Jan 2020 5:02 pm
Eclipse readies next enterprise Java for mid-2020

The Eclipse Foundation plans to release Jakarta EE 9, a version of enterprise Java with the newjakarta.*namespace, in mid-2020. Jakarta EE 9 will not have major new functionality. A key goal of Jakarta EE 9 is to lower the barrier to entry to new vendors and implementations. Primarily seen as a tooling release, Jakarta EE [&hellip TechCentral.ie .

20 Jan 2020 4:57 pm
Continuous integration and delivery explained

Continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) embody a culture, set of operating principles, and collection of practices that enable application development teams to deliver code changes more frequently and reliably. The implementation is also known as theCI/CDpipeline. CI/CD is one of the best practices for DevOps teams to implement. It is also an agile methodology best practice, [&hellip TechCentral.ie .

20 Jan 2020 4:53 pm
Positive notes, positive change

There is little doubt that climate change, and the anthropomorphic elements of it, is the biggest challenge and threat facing humanity currently. Doing something about it is critical to our future. Microsoft has taken the bold step of not only setting a target by which it will be carbon negative, but also to take responsibility [&hellip TechCentral.ie .

17 Jan 2020 11:11 pm
How to back up Kubernetes and Docker

Yes, your container infrastructure needs some type of backup.  Kubernetes and Docker will not magically build themselves after a disaster. You do not need to back up the running state of each container, but you will need to back up the configuration used to run and manage your containers. Here is a quick reminder of what [&hellip TechCentral.ie .

17 Jan 2020 10:30 pm
Unison functional language touts immutable code

Billed by its creators as a friendly programming language from the future, the open source Unison language was founded on the core notion that code is immutable and identified by its content. Now in a public alpha release, with multiple milestone alpha releases planned, Unison is due for a production release this year.  Unison is designed to offer [&hellip TechCentral.ie .

17 Jan 2020 9:46 pm
Microsoft outlines bold decarbonisation goals

Microsoft has announced an ambitious programme to not only reduce its carbon footprint, but to also take responsibility for and redress its historic emissions too. In a blog post from president Brad Smith, the company commits to being carbon negative by 2030. However, in a first for such moves, Microsoft goes on to say the [&hellip TechCentral.ie .

17 Jan 2020 7:44 pm
Ireland 20th in Cisco global digital readiness rankings

Ireland is one of the top 10 markets for technology infrastructure and human capital globally, according to Ciscos Digital Readiness Index (DRI). Cisco measured the digital readiness of 141 countries to uncover key insights, help bridge the digital divide and build a more inclusive future. On top of ranking ninth in two of seven categories, [&hellip TechCentral.ie .

17 Jan 2020 7:37 pm
Smartphones, smart movies with Robert Fitzhugh

This week Niall and Dusty say goodbye to Windows 7 and we have a preview of the Dublin Smartphone Film Festival with its director, Robert Fitzhugh. To never miss an episode of TechRadio subscribe, comment and rate us on iTunes, Soundcloud, Stitcher, Spreacker or paste the RSS feed into your podcatching software of choice TechCentral.ie .

17 Jan 2020 5:38 pm
AxiomSL establishes business operations centre in Limerick

AxiomSL, a provider of regulatory reporting and risk management solutions, has announced the opening of a business operations centre in Limerick, creating 100 jobs over the next five years. The project is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland. The new business operations centre, located in the National Technology Park in Plassey, will initially [&hellip TechCentral.ie .

17 Jan 2020 4:58 pm
Feds may already have found a way to hack into Apple iPhones

After Apple turned down a request by US Attorney General William Barr this week to unlock two iPhones used by a terrorist suspect in a recent deadly shooting, the FBI appears to already have the tools needed to access the smartphones. Apple denied US Attorney General Barrs request saying it would not help unlock two iPhones used [&hellip TechCentral.ie .

17 Jan 2020 4:43 pm
Windows PCs push back against Chromebooks in schools

Microsoft and its partners, including JP.IK and Positivo, are launching new Always Connected PCs for education in conjunction with T-Mobile, which will supply the laptops with 4G LTE SIM cards. The two ‘PCs will be built around undisclosed Qualcomm Snapdragon chips. Many more education devices that Microsoft and its partners plan to announce at the [&hellip TechCentral.ie .

17 Jan 2020 4:40 pm
Digital Hub welcomes 21 new tenants

Video training academy GoMotion, software developer Wattics and commodity trading company Greenspark Analytics are among 21 companies to move their operation to the Digital Hub in Dublin’s Liberties this month. 2019 proved to be a successful year at The Digital Hub welcoming such companies as Campsited and Traction Guest. Campsited, a Web service dedicated to [&hellip TechCentral.ie .

17 Jan 2020 4:30 pm
Emory University joins Science Gallery Network

Atlanta-based Emory University has become the latest member of the global Science Gallery network, joining locations in Dublin, London, Detroit, Melbourne, Venice, Bengaluru, and Rotterdam. Developed by Dublin-based Science Gallery International, this network of galleries brings together science, art, technology and design to deliver educational and cultural experiences for young people. The Network’s galleries, pop-up [&hellip TechCentral.ie .

17 Jan 2020 4:10 pm
Odyssey VC creates 100 new jobs in Kildare

Odyssey VC, an Irish provider of compliant IT solutions, is to create at least 100 new jobs at its headquarters in Sallins, Co Kildare. The jobs will be highly skilled in nature and will be spread across the companys technical, product development, service delivery, compliance and sales & marketing departments. Supported by Enterprise Ireland, Odyssey [&hellip TechCentral.ie .

17 Jan 2020 3:46 pm