Blacknight SME Awards: One Man and His Van [Video]

Fintan and Wendy Conlan love running their family business, ‘One Man and his Van‘. Sure, it’s hard work and stressful but “ultimately worth it”. “I would do nothing else but run my own business, because the rewards far outweigh the headaches.” ‘One Man and his Van’ won the Family Business category at the Blacknight SME […]

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Everyone Must Play a Part in Defeating Child Abuse Online – An Interview with Mick Moran of Interpol [Audio]

Here’s the interview we promised you with Interpol’s Mick Moran. We aired a video extract from this just over a week ago; now here’s the extended interview, just under 30 minutes, recorded when Interpol’s Assistant Director for Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation paid an informal visit to Blacknight HQ while on holidays in Ireland recently. Click on the […]

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The Mutton Island Reels [Video]

May the Fourth be with You! It’s a long weekend here in Ireland as the May Bank Holiday marks the start of summer, though it’s not an old tradition: it only became a public holiday in 1994. So to kick off another lovely Irish summer (we live in hope) here’s something both traditional and new. Musician Quentin […]

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Outbox Incubator for Startups Led by Girls – An Interview with Anne-Marie Imafidon [Audio]

Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 17:49; 10MB; MP3. A ground-breaking approach for young women who want to create Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) based companies launched in London on Tuesday. Run by the award-winning social enterprise, Stemettes, the ‘Outbox Incubator’ program will give teenage girls the […]

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Didga the Skateboarding Cat GoPro Video

The sign on the wall here in office says ‘More Cat Videos‘. It’s a simple philosophy, but we’re simple people, and we need reminding on a daily basis. This one’s from GoPro, and features Didga, the skateboarding cat from Australia. Go on! One more cat video couldn’t hurt, could it? Did I mention skateboarding? And […]

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Microsoft Demos Hololens ‘No Screen’ Interface at Build [Video]

Microsoft’s 3-day Build developer conference got underway yesterday in San Francisco and the first day had some interesting developments, such as the news that Windows will compete aggressively with Android on small devices, by making it free for devices with screens less than 9 inches. Also – they announced new Software Development Kits to allow easy […]

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European Cars will Automatically Phone for Help

The EU Parliament has voted to make the eCall system mandatory in new cars and light vans from April 2018. In the event of a serious accident, eCall automatically dials 112 – Europe’s single emergency number – and opens a voice channel. It also transmits automatically a minimal amount of information required to assist the emergency […]

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