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Fridays at UKFast – 30th May

30.5.2014 by Jenn Granger

Rounding up this week, we had the lowdown on eBay’s attack, a guest post on audience engagement, the new .ninja domain, and Facebook’s latest audio antics. Now, kick off your shoes and get ready to jump into June! Right to be Forgotten form released Following last month’s tussle over the Right to be Forgotten, Google have created a website and committee of Internet experts to take requests from those wanting their exercise their new-found right. The new site lets European residents list web addresses that they want removed from a search of their name. If you want to get in on…

The Sound of Facebook Listening In

29.5.2014 by Jenn Granger

If – like me – your music collection is a mortifying mix of cheesy ‘90s pop and power ballads, you may want to look away; because Facebook is about to open its ears to what you’re listening to. And given their love…

Get your new domain like a .ninja

29.5.2014 by Jenn Granger

It’s been a little while since we posted about our weekly domain releases, but we thought this one was vital information for many of you out there. Because who doesn’t like ninjas?? No one I want to know, that’s who.…

What If We Don’t Like a Software System?

28.5.2014 by Guest

Today we’ve got some fantastic tips on audience engagement from Robert Fuller at Innevate! Innevate take a ‘people-led’ approach to business; ensuring that when systems are launched and utilised, they not only deliver the required functionality, but engage users by…

HackAttack: eBay Breach – Change Your Password!

27.5.2014 by Jenn Granger

eBay’s having a bit of a tough one at the moment, following a breach that took place earlier this year. The way they handled it has also been criticised, and considering about 145 million customers were affected, it’s serious business.…

Fridays at UKFast – 23rd May

23.5.2014 by Jenn Granger

Just when we were resigning ourselves to working full weeks again, another bank holiday comes around. Thank you May. Time to catch up on the companies that will protect your privacy, the new software that brings together Apple and Android,…

HackAttack: Fake Microsoft Update

22.5.2014 by Jenn Granger

There will always be things in our lives that just keep turning up like bad pennies. For example, you might think you’ve gotten rid of the devil bird that tweets outside your window at six in the morning. You’d be…

How to Conquer a Country: Tips for Startups

21.5.2014 by Jenn Granger

If you’re eating a big meal – a burrito, say – you’re going to want to eat all that deliciousness in one go. But sometimes – if it’s a GIANT BURRITO for instance - then that’s not going to work.…

You Get More than Apple with Cider

20.5.2014 by Jenn Granger

Whoever said Android and Apple couldn't be friends had clearly never had cider. And I don't mean the delicious, fruity drink that is often used to forge friendships, but the new software Cider, that allows Apple and Android apps to play…

Snowden’s Silver Lining

19.5.2014 by Jenn Granger

We might think that massive tech corporations don’t really care about the rights of the lil guy (i.e. anyone who isn’t them). And particularly after Snowden, the issue of privacy and how easily the government can swipe our records is…