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  • Girls in IT: State of the Nation

    23 April 2015
    To mark International Girls in ICT day, Nominet has created a snapshot of how female talent is being developed in the UK.Held on the fourth Thursday of April each year, Girls in ICT day is a global initiative aimed at encouraging girls to consider careers in the field of information and communication technologies.
  • BLOG - What the election manifestos mean for internet policy - David Abrahams

    22 April 2015
    By David Abrahams, Head of Public PolicyLast week saw the UK’s General Election campaign move from the ‘phoney war’ to the start of the real battle, with the main UK parties publishing their election manifestos. So what do they tell us about the parties’ plans for the internet and the wider technology sectorPromises or shopping lists?
  • BLOG - Google favouring mobile friendly sites will be better for users - Simon McCalla

    21 April 2015
    Today, Google has started to roll out a new algorithm that decides how their search engine will rank websites when searched from a mobile device. Google famously keeps the recipe for their search ‘secret sauce’ closely to their chests, leaving the SEO community to try and establish what each update actually means for website owners. Unusually, this time, Google chose to give fair warning as to the content of their next major update: namely, make sure that your site is optimised not just for desktop computers, but tablets, phones and touch screens.
  • Registrant behaviour market research

    17 April 2015
    In the coming weeks, we’ll be conducting research with a randomly selected sample of .uk domain registrants in order to gain a better understanding of consumer demographics, domain buying behaviour and sentiment in selecting UK domain names.The research will be performed via an online questionnaire on our behalf by an agency called Insight Engineers, although the email inviting registrants to complete the survey will be sent from Nominet. Thank you to those who take the time to complete this survey.
  • Telephone service switch over

    7 April 2015
    Nominet will be switching from a fixed line telephone system to a new digital network today (14 April).The new solution is more resilient and will allow us to handle calls from alternative locations in the event that our offices were inaccessible.The switchover will take place on Tuesday 14 April between 10am and 11am. During this time it will not be possible for us to receive incoming calls. Dialling out from Nominet should remain unaffected.All our other systems including email will continue to work as normal during this time.

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  • Nominet R&D Blog

    Visit the Nominet Innovation R&D blog to keep up to date with the team and find out about our latest research projects.
  • Story of the web

    Celebrating 25 years of the web, visit our timeline featuring defining moments of its success - http://www.storyoftheweb.org.uk/
  • Nominet Social Media

    Keep up-to-date with all of Nominet's products and services on social media.
  • The Social Age

    Nominet’s internet advice site, knowthenet.org.uk has launched ‘The Social Age’ to help parents keep up as our study shows children are trying social media at 9 years old.
  • Knowthenet

    A new look for our Knowthenet website! More tips and advice on how to stay safe, legal and informed on the internet.
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