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#Internet

# internet - Yesterday’s News

From The Daily Edge 11 pathetic things we are all guilty of Googling Let Me Google That For You

11 pathetic things we are all guilty of Googling

“can you microwave [insert food item here]“

# internet - Saturday 14 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie It’s now 30 years since the first ‘.com’ website.  My, how things have changed… Browsing History

It’s now 30 years since the first ‘.com’ website. My, how things have changed…

It’s now the dominant internet domain for major companies

# internet - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ISIS supporters set up a social network to show they ‘don’t live in caves’ Temporary Shutdown

# internet - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Girls provides spot-on guide to taking the perfect d*ck pic A Modern Heroine

# internet - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Want to learn to write code? Here’s how… Coder

Want to learn to write code? Here’s how…

Understanding how software is made is increasingly important (but it needn’t cost you the earth to learn).

# internet - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Here’s how you can make your internet experience that little bit safer

As it’s Safer Internet Day it’s worth brushing up on the different factors to keep your info safe.

From TheJournal.ie ‘The early days of social media were mostly carefree – now mistakes can be like a bad tattoo’ Safety Online

‘The early days of social media were mostly carefree – now mistakes can be like a bad tattoo’

To live in an online era is to be born with human SEO, active from before our tiny fingers touch the keyboard.

# internet - Sunday 8 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge This is what happens when Irish users search ‘cesspit’ in Google Maps Cheeky

This is what happens when Irish users search ‘cesspit’ in Google Maps

Hang on, that’s not supposed to happen.

# internet - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie There is a ‘Skype facility’ in Leinster House after all. Well, sort of… The Internet

There is a ‘Skype facility’ in Leinster House after all. Well, sort of…

TheJournal.ie has done some digging today…

# internet - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Data Protection Commissioner is “improving its reach” Data Protection Day

The Data Protection Commissioner is “improving its reach”

There are concerns that our laws are not keeping up with the pace of technology.

# internet - Saturday 24 January, 2015

From dial-up to The Devil Wears Prada: How the internet helped this writer’s career

Sophia Stuart’s career began when the internet was taking its first steps, and her fascination with it took her all over the world.

# internet - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge 5 reasons we will actually kinda miss the horrors of Internet Explorer Ie

# internet - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Could you quit ALL social media for a month? Digital Detox

Opinion: Could you quit ALL social media for a month?

If excessive phone or social media usage is something you’re aware of, take back your power with Facebook Free February.

From TheJournal.ie Beaming the internet down from space looks like Google’s next project Match Made In The Heavens

Beaming the internet down from space looks like Google’s next project

Reports say Google are planning a big investment in SpaceX.

# internet - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Ireland has the seventh fastest broadband speeds in the world

According to a new report from Akamai, speeds in the country are now at an average of 13.9 Mbps, faster than speeds in the UK and Germany.

# internet - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Embarrassing photos posted online? There are ways of having them removed… Embarrassing Pictures

Opinion: Embarrassing photos posted online? There are ways of having them removed…

In the age of smartphones, embarrassing pictures of our more indiscreet behaviour can have a way of haunting us.

# internet - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie There’s a growing pro self-harm movement and it’s worrying mental health experts Scars

There’s a growing pro self-harm movement and it’s worrying mental health experts

It is estimated that at least 100,000 people are self-harming in Ireland every year.

China’s state media has blamed Google for Gmail shutdown

An editorial said that Google’s reluctance to ‘be restricted by Chinese law’ caused the shutdown of its popular email service.

# internet - Saturday 27 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 16 stupidest things that happened on the internet in 2014 Why God Why

The 16 stupidest things that happened on the internet in 2014

Halt the planet, please. This is my stop.

# internet - Monday 22 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Women selling positive pregnancy tests is the grim trend taking over Craiglist Grim

Women selling positive pregnancy tests is the grim trend taking over Craiglist

Perfect for “making than man yours forever”.

# internet - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Weird Wide Web: A 3D printed miracle, a robot bartender and exploring your own street in virtual reality

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# internet - Saturday 20 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “Furious” Madonna forced to release new album tracks six months early Rebel Heart

“Furious” Madonna forced to release new album tracks six months early

The Material Girl was due to release the album in March, but unfinished tracks leaked online.

# internet - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Has Ireland reached peak internet?

The number of homes online is the same as last year.

From TheJournal.ie ‘The UK respects Ireland’s privacy, there is no question of any mass surveillance’ Cables

‘The UK respects Ireland’s privacy, there is no question of any mass surveillance’

Documents previously showed that UK authorities had access to opitcal fibre cables that carry a range of data, from internet traffic to telephone calls.

# internet - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

One in six Irish people have NEVER used the internet

65% of Irish people said they use the internet every day.

# internet - Friday 12 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie British porn enthusiasts stage face-sitting protest against new law ...and Tell Me That You Love Me

British porn enthusiasts stage face-sitting protest against new law

Some campaigners say the new law violates sexual freedom and is misogynistic.

# internet - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Nearly half of your consumer complaints are going unresolved

A national survey found that faulty goods and services cost consumers close to €500 million.

# internet - Thursday 4 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pics of Irish teen girls are ending up on hardcore pornography sites Unaware

Pics of Irish teen girls are ending up on hardcore pornography sites

An RTÉ investigation, aired tonight, will show how the photos were used without the victims’ knowledge.

# internet - Monday 1 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The ‘smart homes’ of the near future – Irish homes will have about 500 connected devices Opinion

Opinion: The ‘smart homes’ of the near future – Irish homes will have about 500 connected devices

In order to be ready for the connected home of the future, we need to be getting our ‘infrastructure house’ in order now.

# internet - Friday 28 November, 2014

Most people around the world think the internet is a human right

This comes as part of a new study by the Centre for International Governance Innovation.

# internet - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Reddit users are trying to make one random person a millionaire – but it isn’t going to plan Papa I'm A Millionaire

# internet - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 pains we all had to endure in the dark days of dial-up internet Dark Days

# internet - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What was Bertie Ahern doing on the front page of the South China Morning Post? Internet

What was Bertie Ahern doing on the front page of the South China Morning Post?

He was talking about the internet, of course.

# internet - Friday 21 November, 2014

The internet is going to have 3 billion people using it next year

And it’s expected that nearly half of the world’s population will have online access by 2018.

# internet - Monday 17 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Heather Humphreys has yoinked the 2016 website offline for an overhaul Off We Go

Heather Humphreys has yoinked the 2016 website offline for an overhaul

The site has been down for over 48 hours as “outstanding issues” are dealt with.

From TheJournal.ie Sick of dodgy WiFi on trains and buses? We have some good news… Wifine

Google’s plans to start testing its WiFi balloons in Australia

20 WiFi beaming balloons will be launched across Western Queensland as part of its plan to bring internet access to the world.

# internet - Saturday 15 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The five things you should know about net neutrality On The Line

The five things you should know about net neutrality

The first thing is what it is.

# internet - Monday 10 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie In a first for Ireland, UPC is to ban access to child sex abuse websites Banned

In a first for Ireland, UPC is to ban access to child sex abuse websites

Users who access child abuse material either mistakenly or deliberately will have their internet access restricted.

# internet - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “A stranger said he liked me – it was creepy”: Children on what they face online EU Kids Online

“A stranger said he liked me – it was creepy”: Children on what they face online

Children are now more at risk of receiving hate messages online, according to a new report.

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