Leigh McGowran Journalist
  • Dublin
  • Silicon Republic

Leigh Mc Gowran is a journalist with Silicon Republic since November 2021. He has previously worked as an environmental and breaking news journalist, and a local radio presenter.

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641 Articles
over 1 year ago
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Spain arrests two suspected hackers for targeting radiation alert network

Authorities in Spain said the hackers worked for a firm that maintained the radiation alert system, giving them knowl...

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over 1 year ago
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New research aims to tackle 'dispatch downtime' in Ireland’s solar power plants

IERC has teamed up with Amarenco to optimise energy storage in solar plants with the help of AI to reduce the time th...

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over 1 year ago
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More than 3,200 apps are leaking Twitter API keys, CloudSEK finds

CloudSek researchers said the leaked API keys could be used to build a ‘bot army’ on Twitter to spread misinformation...

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over 1 year ago
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Akamai said it mitigated the largest European DDoS attack on record

Akamai said the DDoS attack reached a peak of 659m packets per second, but was 'pre-mitigated' with no collateral dam...

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over 1 year ago
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Engage XR partners with Stanford to launch enterprise metaverse platform

Engage XR plans to launch its enterprise metaverse platform later this year, following a period of steady growth for ...

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over 1 year ago
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‘We want this to be easy’: HSE looks to speed up health checks in digital push

A HSE scheme aims to make it easier for people around Ireland to get a health check, while using tech to save time fo...

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over 1 year ago
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DeepMind AI predicts the structure of nearly every known protein

DeepMind says its AlphaFold AI has made a massive scientific breakthrough by predicting the structure of more than 20...

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over 1 year ago
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Google’s planned cookie ban pushed back to 2024

Google has delayed plans to phase out third-party cookies from its Chrome browser yet again, citing the need to furth...

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over 1 year ago
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Spyware group ‘Knotweed’ targeting firms in Europe, Microsoft says

Microsoft said spyware was used to target law firms, banks and strategic consultancies in countries such as Austria, ...

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over 1 year ago
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Meta had its first revenue decline as it tackles economic downturn

Mark Zuckerberg said there will be a ‘broad impact’ on digital advertising and Meta plans to ‘steadily reduce headcou...

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over 1 year ago
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Earth Overshoot Day: Alarm bells ring as we race through planet’s resources

Earth Overshoot Day is the date when humanity uses up nature's resources faster than our planet can generate them wit...

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over 1 year ago
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New quantum encryption method could lead to truly secure communication

Researchers said their method of quantum encryption could lead to secure communication that is 'fundamentally beyond'...

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