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Tech Round-Up: 5th November 2018

5.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

To kick off the first week of November with a bang, we’re looking at the headlines that made our heads spin this past week. Check out what’s been happening in the techosphere recently. Google employees take a stand This story took the tech world by storm when it was published on 1st November. Last week, the New York Times alleged that a high-profile executive received a $90m pay out after leaving the tech giant, despite a ‘credible’ allegation of sexual misconduct being made against him. This allegation sparked employee protests campaigning for the fair and equal treatment of women at…

mCommerce: The New Focus for Your Business

26.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

How many times have you checked your phone today? Maybe you were trying to find a handyman to help you plug that leak under the sink, maybe you were buying a three-piece suite or checking the latest bid on that…

How To Switch Your SSL Systems And Stay Secure

19.2.2018 by Jenn Granger

Secure websites are something we all take for granted. We can browse, click and buy almost everything and anything – from the kitchen sink to a brand new speedboat – online at any time. But this could all change with…

What you Need to Know about the Slow Rollout of Google Panda 4.2

7.8.2015 by Guest

Google‘s latest algorithm update – Panda 4.2 – is here, 10 months after its last update, and there’s some confusion among SEO experts as to why it’s being rolled out more slowly than usual. Harriet, our guest blogger this morning,…

Facebook sets its sights on Google’s crown

30.7.2015 by Alice Cullen

Facebook today tightened its grip on big brand ad spend, and seemingly set its sights on knocking Google off its perch as leaders of the internet. Whilst Facebook undoubtedly takes the crown as the King of Social Networks, it is…

Why Today is Mobilegeddon

21.4.2015 by Jenn Granger

Most websites now are pretty smartphone-savvy; but every so often you come across a site that wriggles annoyingly off the side of your page, or is so shrunken you’d need to have bat-like eyesight to read the text. But, as…


24.2.2015 by Jenn Granger

If you were approaching a cliff edge, or baiting a particularly volatile sibling, you wouldn’t ignore the warning signs (rocks tumbling into the abyss, your sister’s pupils dilating as she lunges for the nearest sharp object etc.). When it comes to…

Why You Should Upgrade Your SSL Right Now

11.9.2014 by Jenn Granger

Sometimes change can devastate your life (remember when Freddos went up from 10p to 15p to 25p??); but sometimes it can be a great thing, and as it’s fairly rare for big biz players to admit that anything needs changing…


13.8.2014 by Alice Cullen

Good ol’ Google has made yet another change to its mind-boggling search ranking algorithm. But this time, it’s a good thing. Big G has placed importance on security, counting SSL certificates as a positive in a website’s page rank. So…

The Right to be Forgotten

14.5.2014 by Jenn Granger

We all have things online we’d rather the world couldn’t see. In my case, it’s pretty much every picture of me taken between about 1988 and 2014. But it looks like now Google might be giving a helping hand to…