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Who to follow on Twitter for Web Summit

Who to follow Web Summit
It was the night before Web Summit and all was quiet, except Dublin which is currently hopping for Night Summit! With Ireland's biggest tech event set to bow out on a high with 30,000 attendees over the next 3 days, here's the who you'll need to follow on Twitter to keep up to date and have a bit of...

5 Web Summit Talks We’re Looking Forward To

5 Web Summit Talks
The countdown clock to Web Summit is closing in on zero and excitement is building ahead of the final event before they move to Lisbon. There's a lot of stuff going on, but we'll be focused on how the talks of Web Summit affects everyday tech users. Here's three talks in particular we're looking forward to hearing. Piloted Driving: Driving...

5 Pieces of Bond Tech that Really Exist

Real James Bond Gadgets
In the past 50 years there have been 23 James Bond movies, all off which have featured lethal, futuristic, innovative and sometimes wacky gadgets. With the latest edition, Spectre, soon to be released we have decided to have a look at some of the tech which has transcended the silver screen and became residents of the real world. Here...

Roaming Charges to be abolished in EU

EU roaming charges
When going on holidays, there is always the fear you'll bring home either a nasty itch or a shocking mobile phone bill. Thankfully half of these problems will be abolished by a new EU initiative. By mid-June 2017, new orders from the EU will have roaming charges curtailed across the European Union. While caps have been put in place in...

Why is #BoycottStarWarsVII trending?

boycott star wars VII
People are all over the tweet machine right now wondering why in the namea jaysus is #BoycottStarWarsVII trending. It's a fair question with a simply stunning answer. Apparently, the new Star Wars movie is racist. Yup, no word of a lie. A small group have emerged claiming that the new Star Wars movie should be boycotted as they have perceived...

UPC makes way for Virgin Media

richard branson and michael o leary
So a little something something happened in the industry that pipes Facebook and Netflix into your home, as UPC has officially re-branded to Virgin Media. Yup the one and very same Virgin crowd that were in Ireland until iTunes drove them out of business. Well they are back and in typical Virgin style, back with a bang. Last Friday, Virgin...

Who Is Speaking At Web Summit: Sports People

Sport Summit
Web Summit does a great deal to cater to more than just the conventional startup tech industry. No where is this more visible than through the Sport Summit. Here are three of the best speakers who can be found speaking on all things Sports at this year's Sport Summit Ian Ayre - Liverpool Commercial deal making at it's best Whether you should...

Who is speaking at Web Summit: Big Crowds

web summit speakers crowdsourcing
The power of the people is a common theme emerging from today's latest tech start ups. We're looking at the biggest crowd funding and crowd powered companies. Sean Rad - Tinder Revolutionising the way we shift and drift Tinder was not Sean Rad's first endeavor, but actually his third. In true Bill Gates style, Rad began college but never finished, dropping out...

Web Summit 2016 Lisbon: Irish tech will survive

Web Summit Lisbon 2016
Does Web Summit moving to Lisbon for 2016 suck? Yes, absolutely. Is it the end of the world and the Irish tech industry? Absolutely not; here's why. Get the latest Irish tech trends and opinions to your inbox with the Goos3DLetter Over the course of 5 years, Web Summit has grown from a small conference that just under 400 people attend...

Irish rugby players on social media

irish rugby players on social media
With the rugby world cup in full flight and the player taking a well earned break after the first round of games, we turn to the Irish rugby players social media streams for entertainment. We've pulled together the most entertaining social media feeds to keep an eye on. Irish rugby players on Twitter Sean Cronin is first in on our list...