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What Are This Week’s Hottest Stories In Technology?

Even though this week is “shorter”, as Monday was a holiday in many countries (including Ireland) it’s been a very busy week in technology news circles. The announced acquisition of Instagram by Facebook is probably the biggest story this week, but what other stories are people talking about? We’ll be recording this week’s podcast tomorrow […]

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Google Maps Goes Retro For April Fool’s Day

Love them or hate them, Google does some pretty cool things. For April Fool’s Day they’ve enabled an 8-bit retro version of Google Maps. It’s pretty cool if, like me, you’re old enough to remember the days when 8-bit graphics were the norm. If you’re bored you can check out some of the monuments that […]

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Are You Using Pinterest Yet?

Pinterest “soft launched” a few months ago, but in the recent weeks it not only opened its doors to the public, but rapidly became one of the hottest online properties. So, are you using it yet? If you are using it, are you just using it for personal stuff, or are you trying to use […]

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Keyboard Warriors [Podcast #16]

Normally Conn does the write ups and puts the podcasts live, but this week I’m the one doing it, so here we go… This week Conn and I recorded the show in the evening, since both of us have been very busy. We picked up on the conversation we had been having a couple of […]

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“Yippee Doo Dah” [Podcast #14]

Have you ever wondered how businesses and organisations manage their social media?  In this episode Michele Neylon talks about what they do at Blacknight.  One of the key questions is how a team of people can administer a single social media account.  Blacknight have been using a tool called Cotweet, but Michele is concerned that […]

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Happy New Year!

2012 is upon us! So what does it hold for technology and the web? Will Facebook have an IPO? Will Google’s social network take market share from Facebook? Will ICANN be able to launch new TLDs on time? We don’t have the answers to any of those questions – yet, but throughout 2012 we plan […]

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Technology.IE Podcast #8: Let’s talk about .XXX

Brought to you by Blacknight, it’s The Technology.ie Podcast, Episode 8, with Conn Ó Muíneacháin and Michele Neylon.  Our guest this week is Security Consultant Brian Honan. But first, let’s talk about .XXX.  Michele decides it’s time to have that chat with Conn: everything he’s ever wanted to ask about the newest Top Level Domain but was afraid to ask. […]

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Technology.IE Podcast #7: Paul Walsh and the Spiders from .XXX

Brought to you by Blacknight, it’s The Technology.ie Podcast, Episode 7, with Conn Ó Muíneacháin and Michele Neylon.  Our guest this week is Paul Walsh of Metacert, a company with a mission to certify adult content on the web so that users can restrict access, for children in particular. First, a hat tip to Kila!  Do […]

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