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Could a Brexit have been avoided if Britain had a digital voting system?

Last week I wrote a piece for the International Business Times asking the question, 'Could a Brexit have been avoided if the UK had a smarter digital voting system?'. I think it could have been and I joined Bobby Kerr on Newstalk's Down To Business to tell him a little more about sophisticated digital economies like Estonia, and how they've implemented mobile-voting.
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Triax Technologies: On The Right Hook

Chad Hollingsworth, co-founder and President of Triax Technologies was in Ireland to film at Blackrock College RFC for TV3's The Gadget Buzz and he joined George Hook on Newstalk 106.8FM to discuss head injury in contact sports, rugby, concussion and what Triax can bring to rugby in Europe.
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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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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.

Time to take the tablets, to work: IDC revise tablet numbers

The ‘consumerisation of IT’ has brought tablet computing from the living room to the office. And tablets are radically changing businesses. Initially the tablet was perceived as a 'third device' - in addition to the PC and mobile phone. It's likely though, that traditional PC sales over this next year will be squeezed as many business users adopt the tablet as their primary device.