JD.com is keeping its preferential access to WeChat’s 1.29 billion users, extending a partnership with Tencent that gives it a short cut on the platform.
Google’s ‘fast track to surveillance’ sparks backlash from European consumer groups over ‘deceptive’ practices
The Regional consumer organisation BEUC accused Google of using ‘deceptive design, unclear language, misleading choices and missing information’ for extensive data collection.
John Simpson Talks About Neuropad, for People Living With Diabetes In this episode of the Irish Tech News podcast, I am joined by John Simpson, CEO of Neuropad®, a biotech company, which is a game-changer for the early detection of diabetic foot syndrome, a condition which can lead to serious complications such as foot ulceration […]
Three has announced an expansion of their Castletroy customer experience service to support growing demand from their UK-based business customers. This will be the first time the Irish office has exported services to Three UK’s customers. The new positions, both full-time and part-time, will open across the next four years, bringing the centre’s almost 400 employees […]
Chinese video gaming billionaire plans relocation with family abroad after draconian Shanghai lockdown
XD co-founder and CEO Huang Yimeng has told colleagues he is making preparations to move out of China, as a rising number of Chinese middle-class families are contemplating relocation to escape strict Covid-19 control measures.
Apple supplier Foxconn starts new hiring spree at world’s largest iPhone factory in China ahead of next product launch
The large-scale recruitment drive in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou reflects Apple and Foxconn’s efforts to quickly move past recent supply chain disruptions on the mainland.
Housing, the award-winning Chartered Institute of Housing’s annual conference and Europe’s largest housing festival, returns to its usual timeline and will take place 28-30 June at Manchester Central. When and where is it on? Housing 2022 28th-30th June 2022 Manchester Central, Convention Complex, Windmill Street, Manchester, M2 3GX How many years has it been going? […]
Expleo, a global technology, engineering and consulting service provider, have announced 200 jobs and the opening of its first regional hub in Mahon, Co. Cork. The company is investing €10M in the expansion of its workforce, along with the establishment of a network of regional hubs as part of the investment. Expleo has been operating […]
Britain’s Department of Work and Pensions is the second government agency to ban new purchases of Chinese-made cameras this year.
ByteDance’s metaverse investments continue with acquisition of Chinese virtual social platform PoliQ
Beijing-based ByteDance, owner of short video app TikTok, has acquired Chinese virtual reality start-up PoliQ, the latest investment in the tech giant’s ongoing efforts to crack the metaverse.