Over the last couple of years it's become increasingly obvious that "government' wants to be able to control more of what we all do online. Unfortunately some of the issues they're trying to deal with won't simply "go away" but forcing service providers to treat their clients as if they were criminals will cause a lot of problems for everyone. Go read my rant over on the … [Read more...] about Guilty Until Proven Innocent?
I'm not sure exactly when the site opened its doors, but Amazon Italia is now open for business. It may not carry the full range of products that the UK or US site carry, but it does carry a good selection of titles.Some of the features that I would use don't seem to be available at present, so there's no way, for example, to setup a wishlist.I guess these and other features … [Read more...] about Amazon Italia Now Live!
This video has been doing the rounds for the last few days. It's amusing (and a small bit NSFW) but also very realistic. The number of times I've seen emails and forum queries from people who think that their idea is original and guaranteed overnight success .. There's nothing wrong with being confident in your plans, but you need to be realistic! … [Read more...] about What Startups Need To Realise
According to HosterStats Blacknight is now market leader in domain hosting in Ireland. That's pretty cool :) … [Read more...] about Business News – Blacknight Takes First Position
Ikea came to Ireland a few months ago and opened their shop on the outskirts of Dublin city.Lots of people got excited and forgot all about the recession for a few weeks and went "Ikea crazy".Now Ikea are running adverts on Facebook.You'd be mistaken for thinking, like I did, that they "got it".Here's the ad:So since it's Christmas and my mother likes Ikea stuff I click on the … [Read more...] about Ikea Don’t Get The Web