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The Googlization of Twitter

8 March 2010 | Milly Diaz

The Wall Street Journal revealed more details about Twitter’s monetisation plans. According to insiders, Twitter will be launching ‘Google-style’ sponsored ads around its search results. Brands have expressed mixed feelings about the news. According to [...]

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WordPress ‘pushes’ blogs into real-time

5 March 2010 | Alex Christie

You may remember a previous post of mine about the real-time web and various emerging technologies that will enable the transition for older technologies into this frontier. I mentioned how Twitter could be useful in [...]

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Google’s Babelfish

5 March 2010 | Liz Morray

The latest tech buzz to get me excited is the news that Google is developing mobile speech-to-speech translation: a real life babelfish! The software would provide real-time, speech-to-speech translation to a smartphone, and will hopefully [...]

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Google webmaster tools loves site managers

4 March 2010 | Alex Christie

In the space of a few days two great features caught my eye, as they will make the lives of webmasters so much easier. Long awaited Site Verification Sharing I couldn’t be happier to hear [...]

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Advertising + Social Media = ♥

2 March 2010 | Alex Christie

Hot on the heels of the rumours about Twitter’s advertising platform, Digg.com – a social news aggregator – has provided a performance update on its innovative advertising model. Several months ago, Digg wowed the world [...]

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Windows users now have the option to choose their favourite browser

1 March 2010 | Alex Christie

As from today (1 March 2010), Microsoft is legally obliged to start advertising alternatives to its web browser, Internet Explorer (IE), following an agreement reached with the European Competition Commission (ECC) in December 2009. The [...]

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The wonderous (and sometimes forgotten) world of white space

1 March 2010 | Alex Christie

For this post the examples are focussed on web design however the points remain true with many other forms of design. For those unfamiliar with the term white space, here is what Wikipedia have to [...]

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Gowalla vs Foursquare – Battle of the apps!

1 March 2010 | Henry Elliss

As a recent convert to the iPhone, I’ve really enjoyed trying out some of the many apps I’ve heard people talking about for the past, what – year or so? Two of the apps I’ve [...]

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Twitter Monetization: Who’ll be the Real winner?

25 February 2010 | Milly Diaz

According to new reports, next month Twitter will be launching an ad platform to make some money (finally!).  The first generation of Twitter ads will apparently appear as hashtagged messages in users’ streams. Details aren’t [...]

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Ode to Foursquare

24 February 2010 | Milly Diaz

Back in January I did attempt To take the Foursquare plunge Unfortunately, it wasn’t meant to be Because their beta app wouldn’t sync with my Blackberry About a week ago the Blackberry was replaced With [...]