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The best websites in the world…ever. Vol.1

29 September 2008 | Alex Christie

This is the first in a series of blogs written by everyone who works at Tamar. Everyone will talk about their 3 favourite sites, or sites that they use on a regular basis, and explain [...]

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How is Facebook helping MI6?

29 September 2008 | Annie Wakefield

Well, her Majesty’s secret service is using the world’s biggest social networking site to recruit agents, according to a story released earlier today. According to a Foreign Office spokesperson : "The open recruitment campaign continues [...]

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Google facts to ponder

29 September 2008 | Alex Christie

Here are a few interesting Google snippets. Google has raked in $48 billion from Internet ads since 2001 Far from stashing all of it, the company has paid $15 billion in commissions to the web [...]

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Microsoft adopts open source…

29 September 2008 | Alex Christie

jQuery is a popular open source JavaScript library that has become one of the most popular libraries on the Web in a very short time. The reason for this is that jQuery allows developers to [...]

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Google as a shortcut

25 September 2008 | Alex Christie

I’ve recently discovered that Google will provide you with certain information that other web sites would traditionally supply. This information appears above Google’s search results and seriously improves usability by reducing clicks. For example, I [...]

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Google Launches Crowdsourcing Tool

25 September 2008 | Alex Christie

Google launched a new crowdsourcing tool yesterday called Google Moderator. The tool can be used by groups to determine which questions should be asked at meetings, conferences, Q&A sessions etc. Users will be able to [...]

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Attend PDC to receive your pre-beta Windows 7

25 September 2008 | Alex Christie

If you are lucky enough to find yourself in Los Angeles around the 27th – 30th October, make sure you pop in at the Professional Developers Conference 2008 (PDC 2008). Attending developers will be getting [...]

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Static or Dynamic URLs – Which is best?

24 September 2008 | Tanya Goodin

Google answers, sort of… A recent post here on the Google blog from the search quality team attempted to clarify the situation as to whether dynamic URLs should be re-written as static URLs. Read the [...]

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Google launch Project 10 to the 100th

24 September 2008 | Alex Christie

As part of Google’s 10th birthday celebrations, the search engine giant has launched project 10 to the 100th. Users of the search engine are invited to submit ideas to the project with the single aim [...]

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Marvin? No Google’s Android

23 September 2008 | Tanya Goodin

Does it have ‘the brain the size of a planet’ as well? So Google have launched their mobile phone, well jointly with T-Mobile, and it looks, well, familiar. Click here for the magical unveiling, all [...]