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The Foundations of Content Marketing for Small Business – Part 1

By |2020-04-02T09:48:27+01:00May 17th, 2019|Google|

Content Marketing for Small Business plays a crucial role in any SEO strategy. How does SEO manifest itself to the people you wish to target? Over the next while you'll hear me talk a lot about content and content marketing. But what does the concept of creating content actually involve? Well according to the Content Marketing Institute it is a way of: ‘Distributing valuable, relevant and consistent content to [...]

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Scam alert: Dutch firm behind “DNS Ireland” spam emails

By |2020-04-02T09:48:27+01:00January 11th, 2019|Google|

We want to warn all our Irish clients of a domain registration scam from dnsIreland.orgBe on the lookout for scam emails from “DNS Ireland” (specifically dnsireland.org). The company claims to be “founded in 2009 in the heart of Dublin”, however their website domain was only registered in August 2018 and their directors are based in the Netherlands. The emails claim that someone has attempted to register a domain [...]

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Apple’s iPhones trail Samsung, Google devices in Internet speeds

By |2020-04-02T09:48:27+01:00July 31st, 2018|Google|

If you paid top dollar for the iPhone X and Apple Inc's other flagship smartphones expecting the fastest mobile internet speeds around, you won't like these results. Apple's iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and USD1,000 iPhone X trail the latest smartphones from Samsung Electronics Co and Alphabet Inc's Google in download speeds, according to data from Ookla LLC, a company that provides the most popular online service for [...]

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Ensure your software is up to date: TLS v1.0 switched off 30th June 2018

By |2020-04-02T09:48:27+01:00July 3rd, 2018|Security|

Saturday 30th June 2018 marked a significant change to how the Internet communicates. An old security protocol TLS version 1.0 was phased out, and this might cause issues for anyone hasn't updated their computer's operating system, web browser or email software in the last few years. If you find any issues utilising or connecting to any piece of software on/after 30th June, in the first instance please contact [...]

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How to check which apps have access to your Facebook account, and delete them

By |2020-04-02T09:48:27+01:00March 23rd, 2018|Facebook|

If you've been following the news around Cambridge Analytica, the data consultancy firm hired by the Donald Trump campaign for the 2016 US election that harvested the data of up to 50 million Facebook users without their permission through data collected from third-party apps, you may want to know how to make sure that something similar isn't happening to you. Here's what you need to do: Go to [...]

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Using Smiley Faces In Work Emails Portrays Low Competence

By |2020-04-02T09:48:27+01:00August 15th, 2017|Google|

Smiling emoticons in work related e-mails portray low competence, according to a new study. The paper published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science on July 31 also suggested such emojis could undermine information sharing and may not create a positive reaction regarding the communication. The study was conducted by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Beer-Sheva, Israel; University of Haifa, Israel; and Amsterdam University, The Netherlands. They conducted a series of experiments [...]

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First battery-free mobile phone that uses almost no power

By |2020-04-02T09:48:27+01:00July 7th, 2017|Tech|

Able to make Skype calls During testing, the team was able to make a number of Skype calls on the handset made of commercial, off-the-shelf components that can receive and transmit speech and communicate with a base station. “We've built what we believe is the first functioning cellphone that consumes almost zero power,” said co-author of the paper, Shyam Gollakota. “To achieve the really, really low power consumption [...]

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Lawyers of the future will need an understanding of coding

By |2020-04-02T09:48:27+01:00June 23rd, 2017|Google, Tech|

  Lawyers of the future will need to understand coding and the opportunities it can create, according to leading Irish law firm, Matheson. The comments were made by Matheson Litigation Partner and Leader of the Matheson Smart Programme, Rebecca Ryan, at the launch of Smart Week, the firm's annual forum dedicated to promoting innovative thinking and the creation of new efficiencies, as well as showcasing new technology products [...]

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SMEs with a website make an additional €24,000 a year

By |2020-04-02T09:48:27+01:00April 27th, 2017|Domain Registration|

SMEs with a website make an additional €24,000 a year, new survey finds Irish SMEs with a website receive an average of 22 additional jobs a year, with each job worth an average of almost €1,100, according to new IEDR research; 71 percent of consumers are more likely to purchase goods and services from an SME that has a website; Three-quarters of consumers think it is frustrating when [...]

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Google said to be planning a built-in ad blocker for Chrome

By |2020-04-02T09:48:27+01:00April 20th, 2017|Google|

Google is planning to add an ad blocker to Chrome, its web browser, and to possibly turn it on by default for all users. That seems counter-intuitive for a company that makes the majority of its revenue (read: all the monies) from advertising, but it could actually be a way to beat blockers by becoming one itself, per a new Wall Street Journal report that first reported the [...]

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