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Twitter Tracking for Manchester Riots

9.8.2011 by Jenn Granger

Latest updates:   10/8 14:07 - According to shop owners in the Arndale, shops have been told to close at 4:30 and everyone out by5pm. Reports of some businesses being told to vacate in Albert Square but seems to be for…

Happy Birthday World Wide Web!

5.8.2011 by Alice Cullen

Twenty years ago only a small group of scientists tucked away in a laboratory knew about the internet - today more than 2 billion people surf the world wide web on a regular basis. The first browsing service was made…

August 2011 Security Bulletin Release Advance Notification

5.8.2011 by Jenn Granger

This 'Patch Tuesday' for August 2011, sees the release of 13 bulletins addressing 22 vulnerabilities: Bulletin Breakdown: 2 bulletins are rated Critical 9 bulletins are rated Important 2 bulletins are rated Moderate 4 vulnerabilities can lead to Remote Code Execution…

The Demise of Yahoo Search

3.8.2011 by Jenn Granger

Do you remember the early days of mass internet? Using search engines such as Ask, Lycos, Excite, Yahoo, Netscape and Alta Vista? The excitement of a whole new world through your computer? Of these, Yahoo took the early lead and…

Apple in the Cloud

2.8.2011 by Jenn Granger

At the beginning of June Apple unveiled its new iCloud service at the Apple developer's conference. The cloud is one area in which Apple has let competitors get a head start with the likes of Amazon's EC2 and Google Apps…

Pitchforks & Flaming Torches – Exploiting Twitter

1.8.2011 by Alice Cullen

Why are we surprised? Everyone knows that as soon as a celebrity dies their albums will be promoted on iTunes, DVDs be brought to the front of store in HMV, and merchandise will pop up everywhere 'in honour' of the…