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New Google AI system brings TV crime cliché to life

On the left, 8×8 images; in the middle, the images generated by Google; and on the right, the original 32×32 faces. Photograph: Google Google has revealed technology capable of restoring…

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Five Bike Tech Innovations to Watch in 2017

From cloud technology to more easily adjustable seats; there is no part of a bicycle that won’t benefit from the upgrades we will be seeing in the coming year. Get…

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Google: There’s No Hub Like Home

No longer willing to let Amazon have the space to itself, Google on Tuesday officially launched Google Home, its long-awaited wireless hub. Google Home is an interactive personal assistant and…

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The Google Phone – The inside story of Google’s bold bet on hardware

In a nationally televised commercial that premiered last month, an empty search box sitting against a stark white background slowly morphs, becoming taller and skinnier. As Redbone croons “Come and…

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I thought Nike’s self-lacing sneakers were a gimmick – Then I tried on the Nike Mag, and now I want a pair

At first, it struck me as a gimmick: Nearly 30 years after Michael J. Fox strapped on auto-lacing Nike sneakers in Back to the Future II, the company has created…

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Samsung halts global sales of Galaxy Note 7 over battery issue

Tech giant Samsung has said it is suspending sales of its latest flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 7, as reports of exploding batteries threaten to damage the reputation of the South…

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MIT shows off a smart tattoo that can turn your skin into a touchpad

With DuoSkin, wearables are no longer just an accessory. They become part of your skin. The MIT Media Lab and Microsoft Research set out to create on-skin user interfaces using…

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Solar Energy Harnessing-Tech Even Works at Night

High in the stark Nevada desert, a couple of hundred miles north-west of Las Vegas, is the shimmering circular mirage of Crescent Dunes. Ten thousand silvery glass panes surround a…

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Attempted hack on Garda computers

It has emerged that an attempted hack was made on Garda computer systems earlier this week. The attack, happened on Thursday, forced Garda admin workers to shut down a number…

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GPS Technology assisting police in high-speed pursuits

  An American company called StarChase has watched enough James Bond movies and come up with a product for launching projectiles from police cars. Law Enforcement agencies wont be shooting…

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The Latest Modern Advances In Police Technology

GPS Bullets Policing in America has just gotten a little more James Bond (or Batman if you prefer). GPS bullets, the new technology that allows police to track a suspect’s…

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US Police use New Technology to Detect Gunfire

ShotSpotter is a new technology that works by using a series of acoustic sensors to recognise gunfire and triangulate it’s positioning. Specialised software is used to record audio throughout the…

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A New Bike Device That Could Change Your Commute

We are all by now familiar with the concept of motorised bicycles. You might have seen them sputtering about like labored lawnmowers, and not looking too dissimilar either. They are…

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Ford Joins Race to Bring Autonomous Cars to the Road

Ford is the latest company to receive a a permit to test-drive their autonomous car of Californian public roads, bringing the technology one step closer to actualisation. The American car…

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The Best Gadgets For Christmas

Ryan Tubridy has already donned his Christmas jumpers and hosted the annual Christmas Toy Show. It’s the night when kids all over the country mentally draft their first letter to Santa, filled with…

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Why You Need to Listen to Podcasts and Where to Begin

Over the past decade the internet has given us a whole slew of new ways to entertain ourselves: Youtube videos, online gaming, an endless supply of memes, apps to satisfy…

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Introducing the Invisible Bicycle Helmet

According to Anna Haupt and Terese Alstin, the main reason we don’t want to wear bicycle helmets is because we are vein. We don’t like how bulky they look, how…

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Facial Recognition Technology is Now a Working Reality

We’ve all seen the scene in CSI: Miami where a blurry image of a criminal is ran through a flashy database at lightning speed before matching with an identifiable suspect….

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Minority Report: UK Police Considers Using Crime Predicting Software

The Hollywood science fiction film Minority Report depicted a futuristic scenario in which a Pre-Crime department of the police arrests criminals for crimes before they actually get around to committing…

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EU Cars and Light Vans to have eCall Emergency Feature in 2018

As of March 31st 2018, all cars and light vans in the European Union will be equipped with a device called an eCall which automatically alerts emergency services in the…

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Our pick of the most practical apps on the market

Apps are no longer a young person game. A lot of companies have started to do apps to make people’s lives much easier but with so many on offer it…

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Body Worn Cameras: Policing in the Surveillance Age

One of the most contentious issues in global policing today surrounds the use of body worn cameras (BWV) by police officers in the pursuit of their duties. The body camera…

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Fighting back against Elderly Financial Abuse

The annual Crimestoppers report was recently released by Gardaí and it showed cybercrime to be the biggest emerging problem in Irish society. Some 16,000 calls were placed last year to…

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AeroMobil plans to produce flying cars by 2017

The notion of a flying car may seem the work of science fiction. However, the idea has been around since not long after cars became widely available at the beginning…

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