The Importance of Getting Older People Online
By Sandra Quinn Today’s world is getting increasingly more digital and things like sending letters, physically queueing up to get a form stamped and paying for major services in person with cash have all largely become things of the past, as businesses and Government agencies seek to streamline their operations and move towards further automation. […]Continue Reading
Knowledge is Key to Protecting Children Online
By Sandra Quinn We live in an increasingly online world where the internet is part of everyday life for most children – their reading materials are online, they watch their favourite shows online, listen to the radio online and speak to their family members abroad using the internet. As such, it is one of the […]Continue Reading
Do We Need Regular Digital Detoxes?
By Sandra Quinn Earlier this week, through an in-depth interview with Belinda Parmar, the founder of the tech blog Lady Geek, The Guardian revealed that someone who fought for technology was now locking away her family’s devices in a safe. In the interview, Parmar said that she wanted to address the damage that technology can […]Continue Reading
Women in Technology
By Sandra Quinn On Thursday last, as the world recognised the contribution of women to various sectors and industries in celebration of International Women’s Day, it got us here in Horizon Globex thinking about whether or not there should be more women in technology. Like most sectors rooted in science, mathematics and engineering, technology is […]Continue Reading
How the Blockchain Can Help You in Business?
By Sandra Quinn At the moment, the blockchain is one of the most frequently covered items in the media when it comes to tech trends and that is not going to change any time soon. In our weekly Sunday blog, we recently looked at some of the terms used when talking about blockchain and broke […]Continue Reading
Globex Call Connecting Irishman Down Under to Family in Ireland
By Sandra Quinn Being away from home is a hard thing for anyone, but for those who have family thousands of miles away it is even harder and without the advancements in online communication, many of these people would not want to pursue a life so far away from all that is familiar. Ciaran Carolan, […]Continue Reading
A Cure For Gas – Optimising an Ethereum Contract
By Dr. Andrew Le Gear In the previous blog [here] we described an attempt at creating a notarisation solution using Ethereum, which concluded that storage on the Ethereum blockchain was simply too expensive to make the business viable. However, there was still hope! We continued to alter the original smart contract and eventually arrived at […]Continue Reading
What Does Blockchain Really Mean?
By Sandra Quinn Blockchain, Ethereum, Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency – these are the current buzz words for anyone involved in technology, investment or current business trends, but what do these words mean to the rest of us and are they relevant? The short answer is yes, they certainly are relevant and like anything, if you want […]Continue Reading
Is Love on the Horizon for you this Valentine’s Day?
By Sandra Quinn As Valentine’s Day looms, those in relationships agonise over what to give their other half to show them how much they mean to them and those who are on the cusp of making a relationship official are struggling to find something small, yet meaningful, to give to their partner. What if, for […]Continue Reading
Horizon Launch’s Blockchain Notarization App
By Sandra Quinn “Crypto Valley” Zug, Switzerland – Feb/8/2018 – Horizon Globex, a leading specialist in Blockchain software, today announced the launch of its Ethereum blockchain Chat-Notarization app, Notar.ie. The Horizon technology certifies the authenticity of on-the-record online conversations, as witnessed, digitally signed and time-stamped blockchain truths. Notor.ie notarizes attribution, time and content, using independently […]Continue Reading
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