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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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Participants at Monday's Angel Summit ahead of the main event. Photo Credit: Web Summit/Sportsfile

42,000 Attend Dublin’s Last Web Summit

We’re at Web Summit – and so, it seems, is everyone else! 42000 #WebSummit attendees. 134 countries. Our most international event. Read the top 20 most represented countries: https://t.co/SSMxRw1kKd — Web Summit (@WebSummitHQ) November 2, 2015 42,000 people will attend the event in the RDS over the next three days, mixing, mingling, speaking, listening and […]

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Delegates to ICANN54 were entertqained by Riverdance at the Convention Centre Dublin this morning

Minister Expresses Support for IANA Stewardship Transition

The Minister of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Alex White TD, has expressed Ireland’s support for both the multi-stakeholder model of Internet governance and the IANA Stewardship Transition today, during the Opening Ceremony of ICANN’s 54th Public Meeting. The meeting, taking place in Dublin, has convened members of the global ICANN community to discuss and develop […]

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Web Awards Finalists Announced – Which Site Is The Most Influential Irish One EVER?

The finalists for the 2015 Realex Payments Web Awards have been announced Apart from the “standard” categories there is also an award for “The Most Influential Irish Website Ever”. This is an award that fascinates me and the shortlist is a very interesting cross-section of new, old, serious and “light”: UCC – they were one of the […]

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Web Summit Founder Paddy Cosgrave opens the 2014 Summit. Image: CC-BY Web Summit

Web Summit Moving To Lisbon

The big story in Irish tech today is that Web Summit will not be held in Dublin from next year. They’ve decided to move the event to Lisbon. There’s a post over on their blog announcing it, as well as an opinion piece by Paddy Cosgrave over on the Irish Times which explains the thinking. […]

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EU Web Awards Nominations Close Tuesday

  Got a .eu domain name and a developed website? If so you might be interested in entering the 2015 EU Web Awards. Conn spoke to Leonora from EURid a while back (listen here) Short version: awards are open for nominations now and entry is free. Full details here. Here’s the “after” video for last […]

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Drone Possibilities are Endless – Joseph Dalby of Flightpath [Video]

Joseph Dalby of Flightpath Consultants spoke at the Digital Rights Europe Conference in Dublin earlier this year. They offer advice and expertise about Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, commonly known as drones, with extensive legal expertise and intrinsic knowledge of the unmanned systems industry. The range of opportunities provided by this emerging technology is highly diverse, as he explains in […]

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Women Mean Business (WMB) Awards Nominations Now Open

The Women Mean Business (WMB) conference and awards are in their 9th year and nominations are currently open. The categories of the awards are: WMB Businesswoman Award 2015 WMB Female Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2015 Newstalk WMB Social Entrepreneur Award 2015 WMB Woman in Technology Award 2015 Boots WMB Empowering Women Award 2015 Sodexo […]

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Net Visionary Award Nominations Open

The Irish Internet Association‘s annual Net Visionary awards are now accepting nominations. This year’s categories are: Best Website – joyous to look at and splendid to use Best Web Development Agency Best Cloud Services for SMEs Best Mobile Application – indispensable to its users Best International Scaling Irish Business Best Start-Up – the one to […]

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