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Elections at the speed of the Internet.

7 November 2008 | Alex Christie

The world let out a collective sigh of relief on Tuesday night after witnessing the monumental accomplishment of Barack Obama. Whether he is able to pull the nation out of its economical situation is yet [...]

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Book review: Planet Google

7 November 2008 | Annie Wakefield

Randall Stross, a Silicon Valley professor, has written a book called Planet Google: How one company is transforming our lives. The subtitle is slightly misleading, as this isn’t a look into the social effects of [...]

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A bit of fun in gloomy credit crunch times…

7 November 2008 | Tanya Goodin

I’m so depressed reading the news recently about the likely depth and breadth of the UK recession that it was nice to find something yesterday that made me smile. A fellow gadget-lover showed me some [...]

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The best websites in the world…ever. Vol.24

6 November 2008 | Alex Christie

Thinking about what to write for this post, I’ve realised that I don’t really have any three particular “best” websites. Sure I visit certain sites on a daily basis, but I could easily go without [...]

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Tamar on Twitter

6 November 2008 | Alex Christie

Tamar is on Twitter and we invite you to follow us! If you are not familiar with Twitter, it is a free service which is essentially a Micro-blog. Tamar staff can send status updates (Tweets) [...]

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Google Pulls Out of Yahoo Ad Deal

6 November 2008 | Alex Christie

Due to regulatory and antitrust concerns, Google inc. has finally decided to pull out of their much discussed advertising deal with Yahoo. David Drummond, Chief legal officer at Google said in a blog post yesterday [...]

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BBC squeezes the pulp

6 November 2008 | Alex Christie

Im a massive fan of the BBC. I love the iPlayer, I love their glossy customisable homepage and I’m quite a fan of the antics of the guys on Top Gear. I have all kinds [...]

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Microsoft offers Free Sotware

6 November 2008 | Alex Christie

A couple of weeks ago Aaron, our Head of Technology, wrote a post about saving costs by using Open Source and mentioned that software could be as much as a third of the price of [...]

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The best websites in the world…ever. Vol.23

6 November 2008 | Alex Christie

What a week if was for the Beeb last week? Despite the furore, www.bbc.co.uk remains one of my favourite sites – my one-stop shop, if you will! Beyond the obvious, a delicious new recipe, a [...]

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SMX London 2008 – Day 2 Session 4

5 November 2008 | Henry Elliss

The final session of the day was entitled "Search 3.0 – Local search and blended results". Big stat to start you off with – 30 – 40% of all searches have local intent. Heini van [...]