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Why Internet Day?

Just twelve years ago, the founder of Facebook was a relatively unknown Harvard undergraduate; development of the first iPhone was beginning in secret; and Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel was celebrating his 14th birthday. Today, Mark Zuckerberg is one of the world’s most recognisable faces and his revolutionary social network is used by 1.6 billion people…
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E-commerce: What is it good for? A lot!

Businesses and consumers around the world are buying and selling online at an unprecedented rate. E-commerce is lifting developing economies out of poverty and expanding markets and services in developed countries. In our busy daily lives, we will always take the path of least resistance and the internet provides a degree of convenience that we…
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The power of the e-business model

Digital disruptors are upending traditional industries with their e-business models. We all know the big ones: Uber has turned the taxi industry upside down without owning a single car and Airbnb has made hoteliers of us all without a bed to its name. Here in Ireland, Laundr.ie is a new laundry on-demand service that lets…
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What’s holding us back?

Why do some SMEs remain completely offline? All over the world, governments and industries are pushing SMEs to make the jump to the digital world. But in Ireland, the leap these businesses need to take is made more difficult by ongoing infrastructural problems. A modern economy needs more than roads and airports to function: it…
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