Archive | August, 2009

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DotInfo Now Live On Blacknight

I did warn people that we’d have several announcements like this this week, so I’m not going to apologise! Blacknight are now fully accredited with Afilias for .info. In common with the other domain extensions we launched this week, all new registrations will be processed under Blacknight’s ICANN accreditation. We will be enabling transfers in […]

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CM Launch Delayed

The .cm launch was meant to be happening today. It’s not and instead I’m writing to say that it’s been delayed. When will it launch? We honestly don’t know. COCCA, who run the backend registry services for .cm, have serious concerns about the technical stability of the .cm (Cameroon) nameservers, which is why they delayed […]

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Dotmobi Now Live

Yesterday I talked about .me, so today it’s .mobi. We’ve talked about dotmobi (.mobi) quite a bit over the last couple of years. Personally I’ve always found the concept of the mobile domain space to be pretty cool and as I moved from using “standard” phones to using “smart” ones I’ve been using the “mobile […]

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Blacknight Now Accredited For .me

We’re delighted to announce that our .me accreditation is now “live”. We had been offering .me domains via one of our partners up until earlier this afternoon. DotMe (.me) is the country code domain for Montenegro. Of course, if your native language is English, “me” also spells the most important word in the English language […]

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IMPORTANT: Share Your Opinion On Domain Expiry

Domains do not “live” forever. If you do not renew them they expire, which means that you can no longer use them and someone else may use them. A working group within ICANN, which is the organisation that “looks after” domains, such as .com, .net and .mobi, is currently looking into whether the current way […]

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Web Services Bring Tangible Savings

As a domain registrar and hosting provider it’s obviously in our best interest that people use the internet. Without the internet we wouldn’t have a business. Maybe I’d go back to one of my former careers … Who knows? It’s hardly surprising, therefore, that people in our industry will post articles trying to show how […]

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Which Browsers Are People Using?

I am a self-confessed addict to statistics. I won’t lie So when someone mentioned the latest “kill IE6″ campaign I thought it would be interesting to have a look at browser stats for a couple of the sites that we run Our main site (and its various offshoots) Irish ISP Test Irish ISP Test Over […]

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Irish Web Awards Nominations Open

Nominations for the Realex Payments Irish Web Awards are now open. The categories this year encompass pretty much every imaginable facet of the “web” and include areas such as online publications, technology, sports, podcasting and even Facebook applications. It will be interesting to see who gets nominated this year. Full details including the nomination form […]

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