My robot companion has changed my life

When 74-year-old Bridget Byrne gets up every morning, one of the first things she does is say 'hello' to Mylo, and Mylo, in turn, greets her. | Continue reading


@independent.ie | 5 days ago

Modern medicine is like the medieval church

'I don't think I could have written this even 15 years ago, | Continue reading


@independent.ie | 2 months ago

So, is your smartphone really secretly listening to you?

'I know this is happening. No one can tell me otherwise. I've experienced it and so have friends. | Continue reading


@independent.ie | 3 months ago

Big Mac trademark cancelled across Europe

Supermac’s has won a long running battle against McDonald’s to have the use of the iconic Big Mac trademark cancelled across Europe. | Continue reading


@independent.ie | 3 months ago

Silicon Valley pioneer O'Reilly may sell on firm

Tim O'Reilly, an Irishman who has been described as the 'oracle' of Silicon Valley,' may float or sell his US-based publishing, conferences and online learning company. His business, O' | Continue reading


@independent.ie | 4 months ago

40 days with no rain in Ireland – water rationing in place

Pubs, hotels and nightclubs face having have no water at night at the height of the busy tourist season. | Continue reading


@independent.ie | 9 months ago

NOA raises funds for audio news service

Dublin startup News Over Audio (NOA) is set to take a few more steps towards its goal of becoming the | Continue reading


@independent.ie | 10 months ago