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Dear bloggers – if you want interaction, make it easy…

11 August 2010 | Henry Elliss

As somebody who spends a fair bit of time reading and research industry news for my job – as well as commenting on blogs in my spare time too – I get very frustrated about [...]

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The ad space race – Will Apple’s iAd overtake Google’s AdMob

5 August 2010 | Alex Christie

Along with the release of Apple’s 4th generation iPhone comes the new iPhone OS 4.0 software which features the new iAd. iAd is Apple’s advertising system that allows developers to include advertising in their apps [...]

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Web Based Computing – The Google Cloud

2 August 2010 | Alex Christie

Nearly 2 years ago Google released their Chrome browser to the world. This as it turns out is part of a much bigger project, having already been developed in Android mobile devices.  Over the coming [...]

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Primal – a new kind of search engine? We sock it to them…

30 July 2010 | Alex Christie

On being asked to contribute to the blog I chose a topic to cover. I had a selection of topics to choose from and I thought I’d go for the ‘thing’ I’d not heard of, [...]

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Facebook questions – revolution, or doomed to fail?

30 July 2010 | Henry Elliss

Facebook have recently rolled out a new feature to a small set of lucky (?) beta testers – namely, Facebook questions. If you think this sounds like a familiar idea (or if you have used [...]

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Are you a Google Lab Rat?

29 July 2010 | Alex Christie

This week saw the 16th conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining held in Washington DC (KDD-2010). “Why would we be interested in such an obscure conference?” you may ask. Well the answer is simple, [...]

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Wolfram Alpha and Bing: the search for the knowledge engine

28 July 2010 | Alex Christie

Back in November 2009 Bing and Wolfram Alpha announced a partnership to include the “computational knowledge engine” results within Bing search results. The logic behind this was to improve Bing’s search offering for direct knowledge [...]

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Two years to go and the 2012 London Olympics marketing marathon starts now

27 July 2010 | Tanya Goodin

Today, there are just 730 days left before the London Olympics starts – but for companies, the online marketing marathon has already begun. The legal controls on the Olympics are fierce but at the same [...]

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Three essential iPhone ‘Tool’ apps I like.

26 July 2010 | Alex Christie

Mobile apps on smart phones have come a long way since they were made widely available after the launch of the iPhone in the middle of 2007. At the beginning of 2010, it was reported [...]

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Have we all gone infographic mad?

23 July 2010 | Sarah Graveling

My degree was in Graphic Information Design, so I’ve always had a passion for a good information graphic, ever since we studied the ultimate infographic, the London tube map. So I was particularly pleased when [...]