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Search MP3 on Google

6 August 2008 | Alex Christie

Google China has decided to provide MP3 search service from August, although the exact time and business mode have not yet been set. In China, Baidu’s music search function is one of the biggest reasons [...]

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Yahoo Shareholder Vote

5 August 2008 | Alex Christie

On Friday Yahoo’s annual meeting of stockholders was held. It was announced that stockholders re-elected all of Yahoo’s nominees to the Board of Directors. The vote puts a formal end to the takeover attempt lead by [...]

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Microsoft launches SP1 for VS 2008 and .NET 3.5

5 August 2008 | Alex Christie

Microsoft has announced that they will be releasing SP1 for Visual Studio 2008 and .Net Framework 3.5 by the end of the UK summer. This will be quite a significant update and only comes 6 [...]

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Facebook gets Microsoft in its search box

4 August 2008 | Alex Christie

It seems that Facebook and Microsoft have finally kissed and made up and are ready to get back in bed together. (Well, metaphorically, anyway, I’d hate to get slander allegations from Gates and Zuckerburg). It [...]

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My Notebook in Danger, from the US?

4 August 2008 | Alex Christie

News is that Us Agents now have the power of seizing your notebook, if you were traveling to the USA, and they can hold your notebook for an undisclosed period of time according to a [...]

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New marketing methods in a changing economic climate

4 August 2008 | Alex Christie

As the UK moves closer to an economic recession, marketers across all industries are scrambling to find ways to effectively market their products. This is where digital marketing is going to play a vital role. [...]

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New Bebo Friend Request from Gliese 581c

4 August 2008 | Henry Elliss

If you start receiving strange friend requests on Bebo in the year 2050, there may be more to them than meets the eye. That’s because 2050 is about the time that we can expect a [...]

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Design Humour

1 August 2008 | Alex Christie

It’s seems that the designers of the new iPlayer have a sense of humour. If you’ve ever seen the cult classic Spinal Tap, you’ll know what I mean. The iPlayer volume now goes up to [...]

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A behind the scenes look at search results

31 July 2008 | Alex Christie

Google plans to let users get a glimpse into what happens behind the scenes before getting our search results. Google will start to show what happens with every search query that enters Google. They announced [...]

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Regulating user generated content

31 July 2008 | Alex Christie

MP’s are calling for greater control of user generated content on the web.  Suggesting a “standard practice” of reviewing user generated material. To me this goes against the spirit of Web 2.0 where unbridled user [...]