Blog Posts by Will Goodbody

Mobile World Congress 2015 – what to expect

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By Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent It’s the event that gets the hearts of mobile geeks racing (no seriously, it does). The world’s largest event for the mobile industry is about to kick off in Barcelona. Running from March … Continue reading

Oh my – the problems with public wifi

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By Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent I don’t like to rant – well actually I do. But there are few things that get me more exercised than free public wifi. You know the story. You arrive in a cafe, … Continue reading

IXV proves sky’s the limit for space research here

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By Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent It’s not everyday that a new spacecraft is born. But this Wednesday is one of them. Around 1pm Irish time (weather and technicalities permitting) the Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle or IXV, will blast off … Continue reading

Will the Windows 10 effect be enough to revitalise Microsoft?

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By Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent Such was its excitement about unveiling Windows 10, it took Microsoft more than two whole hours to tell us all about it on Wednesday night. That’s a very long time to show off … Continue reading

Is an increase in science funding on the way?

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By Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent In the media game, the end of one year and the start of another is often characterised by organisations holding briefings where they look back at their achievements during the twelve months past … Continue reading

2014′s highs and lows in Science & Tech

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By Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent It’s awards season. That time of the year, when organisations everywhere reflect on the 12 months past, and acknowledge the achievements of their members and others. So not to be out done, the … Continue reading

Broadband plan must deliver for rural Ireland

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    By Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent Rural dwellers and business people could be forgiven for greeting today’s news of yet another plan to roll out state subsidised high-speed but affordable broadband to the non-commercially covered areas with … Continue reading

Five Things I’ll Remember About Web Summit 2014

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  By Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent The Web Summit is over for another year. The three day event was broadly speaking a tremendous success for the organisers, the tech community here in Ireland and the wider economy. Time … Continue reading

Web Summit – it’s back!

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By Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent If technology isn’t your thing then you should probably head off on holiday for the next few days. Because Web Summit is back, and it’s bigger than ever. Which means that over the … Continue reading

The wider damage caused by the exploding rocket

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  By Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent Some are calling it a disaster. That’s a pretty strong word to use when talking about an exploding rocket, which thankfully didn’t injure or kill anyone. But make no mistake about it. … Continue reading

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