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Giving A Little Back To The Community

I’m never entirely sure where you’re meant to draw the line between being a “startup” and being something else.. When you stop being a “startup” do you become a “grownup” company? How can you tell you’re no longer a startup? In any case a lot of our clients, both in Ireland and overseas, are startups. […]

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Remember Low Resolution Graphics?

Today is April Fool’s Day, so a lot of people and companies are playing silly tricks on people. Google Maps currently has an option labelled “Quest” which displays maps using 8 bit graphics. It reminds me of when I first started using computers back in the 1980s. Computers were a lot less powerful – my […]

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Sponsoring 24 The Web

Here at Blacknight we’re strong believers in supporting interesting and / or worthy causes. We’ve sponsored plenty of events over the last few years and hopefully we’ll continue to be able to do so. Personally I love the concept behind 24 The Web. It’s so simple and incredible, so when I heard that Stewart was […]

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The Blacknight Link Roundup Week 1

Every week I go through 10 .. 20 .. 100 links that I’d love to keep track of … a long time ago I stopped using bookmarks because … I’ve just got too many of them. I’ve used various tools like http://www.delicious.com/ and http://www.stumbleupon.com/ but you know what? … I keep on leaving tabs open […]

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We Need Your Feedback!

UPDATE 28/2: New screenshot added belowThe Blacknight hosting platform is very powerful and has a lot of fantastic features. However, the control panel is not perfect and we are all too aware of this. The control panel vendors, Parallels, have been working closely with us to improve aspects of the system so that: You are […]

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Horses, Foam and Coffee

The guys in MadeInHollywood did a fantastic job on our mug packaging a few weeks ago. They’ve since gone off and taken some more photos of the packaging with actual Blacknight branded mugs (we didn’t have any!) and I thought they looked really cool, so here they are: And another angle…Which leads into this angle […]

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More Cool Foam Stuff

The guys in MadeInHollywood have come up with yet another cool concept. Remember when we had a few Microsoft mugs to give away? Well one of the problems we ran into was that the mugs weren’t packed ie. no boxes or anything, so shipping them was a problem. MadeInHollywood came up with a pretty cool […]

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A New Homepage?

We love getting feedback from people and while we may not always reply or act on it, we do listen and read it all. So it’s only fair that we share one user’s vision for our website. Admittedly it’s a bit biased, but I thought we’d share it anyway … Well what do you think? […]

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Tshirt Competition – Some of the Entries

Over the last couple of days we’ve received several excellent entries for our tshirt competition. So here are some of them below: RedMillion provided these three entries (click to enlarge): Jennifer from Laughing Lion provided these:John Braine came up with this one: We’ve also received a couple of entries from people who didn’t include a […]

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