Pat Phelan on the Irish Tech Scene, Startups & His Ones To Watch for 2015
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Pat Phelan on the Irish Tech Scene, Startups & His Ones To Watch for 2015

Pat Phelan is the co-founder and CEO of Trustev. He's also known as one of Ireland's best known entrepreneurs and has built a number of companies in the technology sector over the past 15 years. He has also has won a handful of awards for his innovative approach to business, including the IIA Net Visionary Award in 2008…

Sky Sports- An All Screen Approach
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Sky Sports- An All Screen Approach

Modern sports broadcasting is as fast paced as the sports and athletes themselves. Gone are the days of working up to a Saturday afternoon fixture with one big show, or a mid-week review program with features and highlights; today's sports fans want more and they want it more often. That's meant as broadcasters it's time to change tact, not only do we worry about the TV screen in your living room or the pub, but the computer screen in your office, the smartphone during the morning commute and the iPad instead of the newspaper being taken into the toilet… The challenge with sports fans wanting more comes when trying to be creative about delivering the content, at Sky Sports originality has always been at the heart of production…

Introducing The Aerelight - The Future Of Lighting
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Introducing The Aerelight - The Future Of Lighting

Lights and lamps in particular have been the same for years but something new is about to hit the market that could be a game changer. Designed very much in the Apple style of beautiful elegant products this is the Aerelight. It uses groundbreaking "organic light-emitting diodes" which are environmentally-friendly when compared to normal lights…

Magical Marketing For A Magic Festival
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Magical Marketing For A Magic Festival

Some magical marketing from lg2 that could inspire your inner magical marketer!…

This Coffee Mug Doubles As A Pipe For Smoking Weed
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This Coffee Mug Doubles As A Pipe For Smoking Weed

We are not advocating the use of drugs but this mug could come in handy if you ever happen to be somewhere like Holland or the USA (some states) were weed is legal. Didn't really know that people would smoke and drink coffee at the same time but you learn something every day and this is what stoners apparently call "Wake and bake". You can order one here customised to your liking…

Ones to Watch for 2015
Business

Ones to Watch for 2015

A recent list of the 50 most influential people on Twitter in Ireland really divided opinion. So its time again to shine light on the people making a difference and contributing through their hard work in their chosen fields. Now just to back myself up here, several industry leaders have contributed to this list and again its all about putting the spotlight on the ones to watch for 2015…

Remember When We Thought Facebook Were Nuts To Pay $1billion For Instagram? Today It Is Worth $35 Billion
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Remember When We Thought Facebook Were Nuts To Pay $1billion For Instagram? Today It Is Worth $35 Billion

Many people thought that Mark Zuckerberg was absolutely nuts to pay a billion dollars for Instagram a couple of years ago (I thought it was inspired as I wrote at the time). After all the photo sharing app only had 27 million users, hadn't yet launched on Android and had no idea how to make money. 1000s of articles were written about Zucks being a poor CEO but he is the one laughing today with Instagram being valued at $35 Billion…

Instagram- 2015’s Great White Hope for Marketeers
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Instagram- 2015’s Great White Hope for Marketeers

With brands floundering to re-position Facebook's ranking of importance in the social mix due to the new pay for play outlook more and more brands are turning to Instagram as a platform to solve all their ailments. Sure, Twitter will continue to play a part but digital marketeers are squirming uncomfortably with news stories hinting at Twitter Algorithm in the pipeline for 2015. A report from SocialBakers on Decemeber 17th found that Instagram is absolutely trouncing Twitter on engagement with the top 25 brands obtaining 3…

Lovin Trends Daily Ep 4 - Will Social Media Get You Sales?
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Lovin Trends Daily Ep 4 - Will Social Media Get You Sales?

Everything seems to revolve around social media these days but the big question is will it ever lead to you getting more sales? Here's our alternative 10 o'clock news…

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