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Welcome to Googlers Anonymous

29.6.2011 by Alice Cullen

If I asked you what are the opening times of the Nepalese Embassy in Beijing, how would you answer? Google it? If you were planning a route or were lost in the middle of nowhere how would you find your way? Google Maps? If you missed Beyonce's epic performance at Glastonbury (or Queen's of the Stone Age if that's more your thing), how would you watch it? YouTube? And, if you were a teenager looking for a 'totally amazing' Justin Bieber wallpaper for your netbook, how would you find one? Google Images? It comes as no surprise then that Google’s…

False Information

27.6.2011 by Jenn Granger

Earlier this month, Tom MacMaster, A US graduate student living in Edinburgh was ousted as being the author of the Gay Girl in Damascus blog. For those of you who missed the story, the blog was seemingly written by a…

Video: The Next Renaissance

23.6.2011 by Guest

This is a guest post from Byron Evans, Owner of Wallop Video Why do millions of people watch a cat playing the keyboard? We do (and let's face it we all have) because we can, we can watch whatever we want,…

What Videos Do You Want to See?

22.6.2011 by Jenn Granger

Last week, UKFast hosted a round table titled Video Nations. As part of this, we asked each member of the round table to write a guest blog for us - the first one published yesterday by Brian Barnes of Activideo.…

Video Nation

21.6.2011 by Guest

This is a guest post from Brian Barnes, Managing Director of So here I am feeling quite stumped. How do I write anything informative and stimulating about the new video generation and content? After all I am a dinosaur.…

Cloud Confusion

20.6.2011 by Jenn Granger

Is the cloud under performing because of a lack of understanding? The cloud computing page on Wikipedia was first created in March 2007, and populated with a paragraph of text in September of the same year. That first entry said "Cloud…

Spectacles, Car-keys, Google Wallet and Watch

16.6.2011 by Lady Penelope

So, you can email, photograph, locate yourself and play a million and one useless games, all from the comfort of your very own mobile communication device. What other avenue to venture into then than that of portable bank cards. Google…

June 2011 Security Bulletin Release

15.6.2011 by James Crawshaw

As mentioned in June’s Advance notification post this month’s security bulletin releases, are now confirmed to be 16 security bulletins, addressing 34 vulnerabilities, nine of which have a critical rating with four of these critical bulletins listed as Top Priorities.…

Facebook Facing Trouble

14.6.2011 by Jenn Granger

Is Facebook feeling the consequences of ignoring users privacy concerns? Yesterday, stories were rife across the internet about Facebook losing users in the US, UK, Canada, Norway and Russia. According to data gathered by the site Inside Facebook, in the…

June 2011 Security Bulletin Release Advance Notification

10.6.2011 by James Crawshaw

This 'Patch Tuesday' for June 2011, sees the release of 16 bulletins addressing 34 vulnerabilities: Bulletin Breakdown: 9 bulletins are rated Critical 7 bulletins are rated Important 10 vulnerabilities can lead to Remote Code Execution 2 vulnerabilities can lead to…