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Irish businesses falling behind in AI

October 31, 2018

Humans are crucial in the development in AI, with research indicating that companies that put an emphasis on emotional intelligence have better success in adopting AI.

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Up to 70,000 removed from waiting lists without consultation

October 31, 2018

The figures obtained from GPs and shared by Donnelly reveal that 69,836 patients were cut from waiting lists as part of a “validation exercise” after staff inquired that they were “ready, willing, suitable and available” to attend.

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Dr Nicky Bertollo wins innovation award for drug and vaccine patches

October 31, 2018

Dr Nicky Bertollo has won the 2018 University College Dublin (UCD) Allergan Innovation Award for the innovative potential within his research to develop a new microneedle patch design to improve drug and vaccine delivery of the skin, giving him a research bursary of €7,000 to allow him to bring his novel microneedle patch design to the next stage of development.

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EU and Singapore strengthen ties

October 31, 2018

The EU and Singapore have signed three Agreements: the EU-Singapore Trade Agreement, the EU-Singapore Investment Protection Agreement and the Framework Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation, according to a press release by the European Commission.

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Millennials pave the way for cashless payments

October 31, 2018

Irish millennials could lead the way in making cashless payments between 60-70 per cent of all payments in the country within five years, according to the lead author of a new report into the technology.

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Macedonia votes to change their name

October 31, 2018

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’s (FYROM) parliament voted to begin the process to rename their country to North Macedonia on October 20.