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VANRATH Tech Round Up - 3rd September 2021

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FinTrU announces expansion with the opening of a new Dublin office

FinTru is expanding its growth trajectory into the Republic of Ireland with the announcement of a new Dublin office. Located adjacent to the IFSC (International Financial Services Centre) at the North Dock, the new FinTrU Dublin site will be a marketing office which will primarily support the Business Development team in building out existing and new client relationships across EMEA and North America.


China cuts children's online gaming to one hour

Online gamers under the age of 18 will only be allowed to play for an hour on Fridays, weekends and holidays, China's video game regulator has said. The National Press and Publication Administration told state-run news agency Xinhua that game-playing would be only allowed between 8pm to 9pm. It also instructed gaming companies to prevent children playing outside these times.


Is an ultrawide monitor actually worth it?

When you're setting out to buy one of the best gaming monitors, there are literally hundreds of different options out there. All kinds of sizes, resolutions, display technologies and even aspect ratios are available for you to project the best PC games onto. And one of the most novel types of monitors that have been getting more and more popular recently is the ultrawide monitor...


Belfast-based software company Kainos buys business in Argentina

Belfast-based software company Kainos has acquired IT consulting firm UNE Consulting, which is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Kainos, which is a digital technology company and Workday Services Partner, today announced it has completed the acquisition of UNE Consulting. This acquisition adds to Kainos’ growing investments in America and expands its partnership with Workday.

WhatsApp issued second-largest GDPR fine of €225m

WhatsApp has been fined €225m (£193m) by Ireland's data watchdog for breaching privacy regulations. It is the largest fine ever from the Irish Data Protection Commission, and the second-highest under EU GDPR rules. Facebook, which owns WhatsApp, has its EU headquarters is in Ireland, and the Irish regulator is the lead authority for the tech giant in Europe.