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VANRATH Tech Round Up - 23rd April 2021

  • Publish Date: Posted 9 months ago
  • Author:by VANRATH
  1. Our client US company Payroc to create 75 jobs in Northern Ireland

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The new team will work from home as part of the company’s software engineering and innovation hub, and new customer services centre. Announcing the company’s investment, the Minister said: “I’m delighted to announce 75 jobs for Northern Ireland. Payroc is an early-stage company that has developed...

  1. World Sleep Day: technology to help you drift off and sleep more deeply

March 19 is World Sleep Day, and to mark the occasion we've rounded up a selection of the best tech that will help you get a better night's sleep – and wake up naturally feeling well rested. During the pandemic, people around the worldhave reported increased trouble sleeping, with studies from the UK...

  1. INVENT 2021 competition is back with £47,000 in prizes for new tech inventions

The annual INVENT competition has been an important driver in Northern Irish tech innovation, giving local start-ups and entrepreneurs the opportunity to gain recognition and cash prizes for their inventions. The competition is run each year by the Catalyst science and technology hub, and many past winners have gone on to become very successful start-ups....

  1. Can a five-hour workday take off? 

The eight-hour workday is a somewhat arbitrary number with a relatively short history. A recent argument in Fast Company said that it doesn't really have to be that way and, for some organizations, five hours is enough to get the work done and stay productive. The story calls into question...

  1. Northern Ireland continues to smash renewable energy goals

Following the successful end of its ten-year-long strategy to boost renewable energy generation in the region, Northern Ireland is continuing to grow renewable power at rapid pace. The Executive's 2010-20 Strategic Energy Framework included a target of generating 40% electricity consumption in Northern Ireland by 2020, and our capacity is now up to 49.2%...

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