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That Night in Dublin at ICANN 54 [Video]

ICANN might be somewhat less glamorous than Web Summit – and certainly smaller – but its work is no less important, and probably more fundamental to the workings of the Internet. Last month, over 2,000 delegates attended ICANN’s first meeting in Ireland, ICANN 54 at the Convention Centre Dublin. Feedback from the event has been hugely positive, […]

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Dublin Meeting a Key Milestone for ICANN – Jean-Jacques Sahel [Audio]

Jean-Jacques Sahel is our guest on today’s podcast. He’s the Regional Vice-President Europe at ICANN, which is bringing 2,500 delegates to Dublin for its first major meeting in Ireland next week. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 21:12; 12MB; MP3. ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers […]

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Colm Lyon Receives The DotIE Net Visionary Award 2015 [Video]

The Net Visionary Awards were held on Friday night at the RDS Concert Hall, organised by The Irish Internet Association and sponsored once more by the IEDR, the DotIE registry. Each year awards are presented in 17 categories, with the highlight of the evening being the conferring of the title ‘Net Visionary’ on the person who has displayed extraordinary […]

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The Beans-on-Toast Way to Build Startups in Galway [Video]

It’s Startup Gathering all over Ireland this week, and Technology.ie went to Galway Startup Weekend. We spoke to Paul Killoran, founder of bootstrapped success story Ex Ordo (more about them next week). He was there to mentor others, and spoke about the Galway City Innovation District which is ambitiously targeting “20,000 jobs and Galway’s first billion dollar company!” Galway has unique […]

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Galway is Startup City: Podcast with Tracy Keogh [Audio]

Tracy Keogh is our guest on today’s podcast. She’s been involved in startup events for many years and recently joined Bank of Ireland as Startup Community Manager for Galway. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 07:18; 4MB; MP3. There’s more going on in Galway than we generally hear about, she […]

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Podcast from the Padded Cell [Audio]

Today’s podcast is recorded in Michele Neylon’s office at Blacknight HQ in Carlow. It’s our first show recorded there since we refurbished it with echo-absorbing acoustic panels. Michele jokes that I’ve put him in “a padded cell” – but the sound quality is hugely improved! Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 34:31; 20MB; […]

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Internet Policy, Premium Domains and DIY SEO [Audio]

This podcast was recorded yesterday evening in Michele Neylon’s office at Blacknight HQ. The Google re-organisation was announced later, so we don’t talk about it here. But there’s plenty more to talk about – and we got briefly sidetracked into talking about Denis O’Brien and his efforts to stop people talking about him. Good luck with that. Click on […]

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What’s It to You Who Runs the Internet?

Internet Governance doesn’t just happen. A lot of talking goes on to make sure that everyone’s interests are represented while progress is made. If your business is the Internet, you can cross your fingers and hope that all goes well, or you can do like Blacknight and get involved. Blacknight is Ireland’s leading domain registrar […]

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.CLOUD Top Level Domain Launches Pioneer Programme [Audio]

Francesco Cetraro is our guest on today’s podcast. He’s Head of Registry Operations for the new .CLOUD Top Level Domain. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 15:50; 9MB; MP3. ‘Cloud’ is a buzz-word of our time – and with good reason. The Network is the Computer has long been […]

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Podcast: “Waving a Massive Red Flag” [Audio]

Blacknight CEO Michele Neylon joins me for a chat on  this week’s podcast. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 31:48; 18MB; MP3. Michele thinks Ashley Madison, the cheaters website whose entire user database has been compromised, was asking for trouble. By that, he doesn’t mean that they’ve been smitten for their […]

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