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Datacentre Pr0n [Podcast #63]

Brought to you by Blacknight it’s the technology.ie podcast episode 63 for May 30 2013 with Michele Neylon and Conn O Muineachain Michele’s back from the Shift Conference in Split, Croatia, where he gave a talk on domains. Daft Punk break records on Spotify.  Rijksmuseum shares high resolution images of its catalogue.  Yahoo buys Tumblr and gives […]

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Alas, Poor Jaiku! [Podcast #59]

Just back from meetings in Brussels and London, Michele joins Conn for a podcast.  They check out the Irish language version of EURid’s site and look ahead to ICANN 46, next week in Beijing. Michele explains the Cyberbunker attack on Spamhaus: who are they, and what’s behind it.  And are some people guilty of exaggerating […]

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Australian Court Finds Google Guilty Of Defamation

Google is having a bad week. Rumours are flying around at the moment that the search giant might fall foul of an FTC ruling stateside. Meanwhile down under an Australian court has found the search giant guilty of defamation. In what has been described as a “landmark ruling” the Victoria Supreme Court found that the […]

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The Full Reveal [Podcast #46]

This week’s podcast was recorded on Thursday night last as Michele prepared to depart for ICANN in Toronto.  It should have been posted on Friday, but I screwed up! Once again we struggled with hotel WiFi – in fact – we gave up on it and I phoned the hotel room.  And that’s where our […]

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Yahoo! And Bing To Launch Google Adsense Competitor

In the world of “contextual advertising” ie. where ads are displayed based on a web page’s content, Google’s Adsense has dominated the market for the last decade. While there have been several attempts by other companies to compete in the space, none of the offerings to date have managed to hit the “critical mass” to […]

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Google.ie Hijacked?

It looks like Google.ie has been hijacked The current whois record shows:  whois google.ie % Rights restricted by copyright; http://iedr.ie/index.php/mnudomregs/mnudnssearch/96 % Do not remove this notice domain:       google.ie descr:        Google, Inc descr:        Body Corporate (Ltd,PLC,Company) descr:        Registered Trade Mark Name admin-c:      KR59-IEDR tech-c:       CCA7-IEDR registration: 21-March-2002 renewal:      21-March-2013 status:       Active nserver:      ns1.farahatz.net   nserver:      ns2.farahatz.net […]

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Google is Cool, Yahoo is Not [Podcast #37]

This week we (ok – I) managed to lose a third of the podcast due to a power failure (ok – an idiot who forgot to plug in the laptop).  Yet it still weighs in at an hour! That’s because Michele and I were joined by someone every bit as talkative as ourselves.  Krystian Kozerawski, […]

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