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Irish students build all-electric DeLorean for Back to the Future Day

The car will also serve as a promotional vehicle to help Irish students get excited for careers in STEM fields.

By October 20, 2015


Watch this drone shepherd round up its flock on an Irish farm

Two Irish brothers show a novel way to get the sheep on their family farm to go where they want. Maybe drones will be putting collies out of work.

By March 30, 2015


Irish judge denies request to investigate Facebook's NSA ties

A group of Europe-based Facebook users had asked an Ireland-based judge to investigate the social network's relationship with the NSA. It didn't work out.

By June 18, 2014


Apple's Irish tax strategy gets EU scrutiny, report says

The company is able to save boatloads of cash in taxes each year by funneling money to its Irish subsidiary. And now the EU wants to dig deeper into that practice.

By June 11, 2014


New 'Preacher' trailer shows supernatural salvation

Watch Dominic Cooper spread the gospel and supernatural mayhem in the new "Preacher" TV series based on the comic of the same name, premiering on AMC in mid-2016.

By November 1, 2015


Ireland to probe Facebook's handling of EU citizens' data

Ireland's Data Protection Commission could order Facebook to suspend data transfers to the US if the social network is found to be inadequately protecting that data.

By October 20, 2015


'Steve Jobs' writer Aaron Sorkin says 'my conscience is clear' on film's accuracy

Movie's star, Michael Fassbender, describes his admiration for Jobs and calls Sorkin's script the best he's read.

By October 18, 2015


Everything you need to prepare for Back to the Future Day

Want to get all caught up before "official" day of the filmic future, October 21? Start here: time travel not required.

By October 17, 2015


Facebook paid £4,327 in UK corporate tax in 2014

The social network's UK branch paid less in corporation tax than the country's average worker pays in income tax, following a trend of Silicon Valley behemoths avoiding the taxman.

By October 13, 2015


EU data transfer deal with US may be illegal, says Europe's top legal counsel

Facebook and other US companies can not adequately protect EU citizens' data from government surveillance, says Advocate General Yves Bot.

By September 23, 2015