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Google Street View to map people’s movements

1 April 2009 | Tanya Goodin

In an exciting new development Google has announced that from today, using Google Street View, they are now able to track and monitor your movements on a day by day basis. Combining Street View with [...]

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Google Search Suggestions

1 April 2009 | Tanya Goodin

Numbers of results also included New to me this morning, and its not an April Fool unlike this from Google, are the search suggestions that are offered when you start to type in any search. [...]

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It’s the end of the world as we know it – again

31 March 2009 | Annie Wakefield

Once again some learned man has published an article on how some new technology, some new form of computer related interaction, will be the death of us all. The esteemed Dr. Aric Sigman published a [...]

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Skype comes to the iPhone

31 March 2009 | Alex Christie

After quite a lot of speculation, Skype finally made its way iphone-bound today. As a regular skyper and iPhone advocate – I think this is pretty good news and good progress, I've downloaded a couple [...]

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Aussie bankers using twitter to help customers

31 March 2009 | Henry Elliss

As Head of Social Media here at Tamar, I love to see examples of brands who are embracing Social Media – especially ones in less 'glamorous' industries like banking or finance. It doesn't happen often [...]

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Cape Town goes Greek for CSR

30 March 2009 | Annie Wakefield

In 2007 the Tamar offices in London and Cape Town collectively raised over R300 000 to build a Grade R classroom block at Vuyani Primary School in Guguletu, which meant building two classrooms and six [...]

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Adopt-a-blog #35 – Crooks and Liars

27 March 2009 | Alex Christie

Crooksandliars, according to the banners on it, was 2009 Winner of Time.com's best blog award and less recently the Weblog Award winner in 2005. This is a true veteran blog, first launched in 2004 and [...]

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Adopt-a-blog #34 – Mashable

26 March 2009 | Alex Christie

I’ve spent over 10 years working in the technology world and therefore reckon I must have shared an enormous amount of time with people partial to a bit of blogging every now and then. However, [...]

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The Web’s fourth most dangerous word?

26 March 2009 | Alex Christie

Sentry Parental Controls, a net nanny service provider, recently released a list of words that parents are blocking their children (under 16) from searching on the internet. The concept is quite sound: As it is [...]

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Twitter in Primary School!

26 March 2009 | Alex Christie

Twitter is to be taught in primary schools in Britain as part of an effort to make online communication and social media part of the UK’s education system. Other additions to the education system include [...]