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Just Eat Ireland takeaway trends

Just Eat Visualise Irish Takeaway Habits

Just Eat have released a simple, yet quite informative, graphic illustrating trends in takeaway orders. (Click to enlarge) While their data won’t capture all takeaway orders their market share is big enough for it to provide a good indication of trends. So the most popular day for ordering takeaway is New Year’s Day – why […]

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Unboxing Day

Conn and Michele have a quick chat, and an uncharacteristically short podcast.  We discuss Snowden, Christmas gadgets and Amazon Mayday.  And then we go back to being on holidays! Hope you’re having a good one! Technology.ie is brought to you by Blacknight, Ireland’s largest provider of domains and hosting. Like the show?  We love making it! […]

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Snowden’s Alternative Christmas Message

Edward Snowden was chosen by Channel 4 to give their “Alternative Christmas message”. While the BBC carried the Queen’s speech where she focussed on the birth of great-grandson, Snowden’s message was focussed on how today’s children will never know privacy. A bit of a contrast! Snowden’s speech, while short, made references to Orwell and contained […]

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Snowden To Give Alternative Christmas Message

At 4.15pm this afternoon, Christmas Day 2013, Edward Snowden will give Channel 4’s “Alternative Christmas Message”. Channel 4 has been airing an “alternative” to the traditional Queen’s speech since 1993 and previous presenters include former President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Afghan, war veteran Major Andrew Stockton, Adam Hills, Katie Piper, Quentin Crisp, the Reverend Jesse Jackson, […]

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Explore Santa’s Journey With Google

If you land on Google’s homepage today (which you probably have already) then you might have noticed a subtle text link to “follow Santa’s journey”. Google has created a very engaging and quite immersive “experience” which allows you to not only track Santa’s progress in real time, but you can also explore his world. Kids […]

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Slayer Fan’s Christmas Lights

This might be a couple of years old, but considering the time of the year I thought I’d share it: Apparently the same guy has been doing Christmas lights with a “rocking” theme for several years.. Here’s this year’s one: or his Metallica one from last year:  

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Blacknight SUXmas

Happy Christmas – See you at SUXmas!

SUXmas is the Christmas party for Irish startup community, and the community has responded enthusiastically, with all 250 tickets sold out for the event tomorrow night in Bar Tengu in Dublin. Blacknight are sponsoring the event, and Technology.ie will be chatting with guests on the “red carpet” as they arrive.  Then we’ll put the cameras […]

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