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Beware – Internet Register Ireland Scam

A number of our clients have reported receiving letters from a German company today called “Internet Register Ireland” which seems to be a trading name of DAD Deutscher Adressdienst GmbH. The letter is nicely presented and includes a business reply envelope (all printed on recycled paper no less!). See below for sample: The issue arises […]

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Fast Loading Sites Sell More

If your website takes more than a couple of seconds to load then you could be losing business. A recent study conducted by Akamai and Jupiter research shows that 4 seconds is the maximum delay that a potential shopper will put up with before going elsewhere. We’ve probably all had this problem where a website […]

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It@Cork Podcast Series

I like us to get involved with interesting projects, so when Tom Raftery asked us if we’d be interested in sponsoring the It@Cork conference this year I was interested. Rather than merely shoving our name on the sponsors’ list we’re actually sponsoring the pre-conference podcast series, where Tom will be speaking to some of the […]

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IIA NetVisionaries 2006 – Don’t forget to vote

We are proud sponsors of the Irish Internet Association Net Visionary Awards again this year. This year’s awards sees the introduction of two new categories that reflect the growing popularity of the media in question – namely blogging and podcasting. Here at Blacknight we’re passionate about new technologies, so it’s little surprise that several of […]

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The Big Move 2006 – In English

At the end of last week our technical team sent out a notification to a group of clients to forewarn them of a pending IP renumbering. As this kind of thing is quite technical I thought people might appreciate a more detailed explanation. The explanation will include technical information, but hopefully it will be easier […]

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Exploiting Business Opportunities on the Internet

The Irish Internet Association is organising a half day seminar in conjunction with Carlow County Enterprise Board. As the event is taking place in Carlow it’s only natural that we should be involved The schedule for the afternoon is as follows: 2.00-2.15: Registrations 2.15-2.30: Welcome and Introductions, CEO Carlow CEB 2.30-3.00: Quality Web Design to […]

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Come meet us this week

I’ll be down in Cork next Saturday for Bar Camp which looks like it could be an interesting event. Looking at the list of attendees and speakers I recognise quite a few familiar names so it will be nice to actually meet a few of them “in real life”. If anyone wants to say “hi” […]

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