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Apple Watch: an interface for life?

Andy O'Donoghue joined Bobby Kerr on Newstalk's Down To Business to discuss the patent recently granted to Apple for a device they termed iTime. Andy though thinks Apple have done a good job convincing the market that they're building a Smart Watch with lovely interchangeable (lulti-coloured!) straps, whereas, could iTime in fact be an interface for your entire life?
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The Mc Ginn sisters on Newstalk: Down To Business

Grace, Sarah and Jennie Mc Ginn know fashion. They know it inside out and back to front: OPSH.COM then will make sense when you think about it. An aggregation platform for the female shopper, it will launch in September after a years work. A couple of weeks ago, the serial entrepreneurs joined Margaret E. Ward on Newstalk's Down To Business to talk about how they got here, and where they're going.
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Clever Miles & the Internet of Things

John Quigley is the CEO of Clever Miles; a clever telematics box that sits under your bonnet and records how well you drive by measuring your braking, your speed and you telemetry. John explained to Bobby Kerr and Andy O'Donoghue how the Internet of Things is now under the bonnet, and driving has been socialised, and gamefied, for the good of the consumer.
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Úll 2014 report : Newstalk’s Down To Business with Bobby Kerr

Bobby Kerr asked Andy O'Donoghue about Úll 2014, the most important conference of its type this year, held at the Lyrath Estate in Co Kilkenny. A conference that started about iOS development, is now about making beautiful products. This year amongst others, Jean McDonald from App Camp for Girls, the legendary John Gruber and Machina co-founder & CEO Linda Franco made this conference / experience memorable for the best of reasons. But in the heartland of Ireland, why were Irish start-ups so scarce? Discuss.
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A (wearable) surprise for Bobby

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/125151199″ params=”color=ff0000&auto_play=true&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] This week on Newstalk’s Down To Business with Bobby Kerr, we…
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Bitcoin, Makers & The (livable) Internet of Things

Where are teenagers moving to when they get FaceBook friend requests from their parents? I discussed this with Bobby this week and we chatted about the the transition from Wearable to Livable, The Internet of Things, and maybe presciently about how, for instance a plumber can integrate smart technology like heating controls in to his business. We also looked at technology trends for 2014, including BitCoin, and will this be the year it enters mainstream finance and the revolution being ignited by the maker-movement.
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Bobby Kerr, Wearable & Wired

A few weeks ago, I landed a challenge on Bobby right at the end of the regular technology segment on his Newstalk show, Down To Business; I gave him a FitBug Activity Tracker, a FitBug WOW wifi Scales, a Martian Passport Smart Watch and a Canon Legria mini.

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BYOD : Newstalk with Microsoft & HP

In the Technology in Business segment on Down To Business with Bobby Kerr today, we were joined by Mike Hughes from Microsoft and Ben Cranks from HP. Products like Microsoft Office365 and the HP ElitePad 900 are changing the game - in the sense that small business now has access to the same technology as larger businesses enabling them to leverage the benefits of mobility.

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Social Media and your business

This weekend on Down To Business with Bobby Kerr on Newstalk we looked at Social Media and the role it plays in the promotion of the SME and the SME website.  We were joined by Noel Davidson, the GM of QED training with his insights as an expert on Social Media as a business tool for SMEs.
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