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Axe The Fax!

  In the next couple of weeks things are going to change dramatically for .ie registrants. Starting in the next week or so the IEDR’s process for handling .ie domain transfers between registrars will be changing. Yes – the dreaded faxes will be no more and IEDR are moving to an “authcode” system in line […]

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Have You Met Blacknight.Host?

Sure we sell domain names, but our core business is providing hosting solutions of all shapes and sizes to businesses globally. With the launch of .host domain names we were really excited and thought it was the obvious choice for us. So we were really delighted when the registry accepted us into their “pioneer” program. […]

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Show your restaurant a little love

Get your restaurant online

This is a bit of an opinion piece when it comes to restaurant websites. Feel free to disagree. With the launch of .bar and .rest I thought it the perfect time to talk about restaurant websites. A .rest domain name really shows you are with the times and a forward thinker. It would also help […]

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Got The Knowledge? Get the .wiki

We’re excited to say .wiki is here

.wiki I’ll give you one guess what it’s about? You guessed it (at least I hope you guessed it) I presume it’s safe to say we’re all aware of wikipedia? Personally I use it on a daily basis and I’m sure if you do a search online you’ll see a link to wikipedia at some […]

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Reflecting on Ten Years Plus of Hard Work [Video]

  Blacknight’s new data centre was officially opened on Monday by the Minister of State for Research and Innovation, Sean Sherlock TD, before an audience of friends and colleagues. Afterwards, our CEO Michele Neylon spoke about the company’s 10-year journey, from a bedroom in Paul Kelly‘s sister’s house, to a 12,000 sq ft facility employing […]

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Are You A Product?

Don’t Rely On Social Media

We love social media. We’ve got profiles on all the major networks, but we know that we cannot rely on social media networks. They rise and fall. Remember Bebo? A few years ago it was “the” social network in Ireland and the UK. Or what about Posterous? So many “cool” services offer users all sorts […]

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Every Time You Register A Domain Name with a Hyphen, a Puppy Dies

Puppies, Domains and Startups

A couple of weeks ago I was fortunate enough to attend the Shift conference in Split, Croatia (sorry – I recycled the graphic from last month above!) The event, which includes a startup competition, brings together startups from across central and eastern Europe, with speakers from the four corners of the globe. I was speaking […]

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