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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…

Are Your Credit Card Details on Google?

27.7.2011 by Alice Cullen

How often do you shop on the internet? I do most of my shopping online, through my laptop or iPhone, even simple things like ordering a take away - because it’s faster and easier than a phone call and I…

The Myth of Google PageRank

25.7.2011 by Jenn Granger

I have seen numerous reports recently of sites seeing their Google PageRank dropping significantly, then a few days later returning to where it was. This happened with Google's own .com website - it dropped to PR9 for a week or…

Google+ For Business

19.7.2011 by Jenn Granger

Apparently Google+ has already gained over 10 million users since it's launch at the beginning of the month. If accurate, the early signs for the long term success of Google+ are positive. However, one area that Google are still to…

When Reviews go Wrong

6.7.2011 by Jenn Granger

The public has long relied on peer recommendations when choosing a product or service. Pre internet, these recommendations would have been through friends, neighbours, family etc. Now, they are often from complete strangers. Amazon was one of the early adopters…

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…

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…

The War on Cyber Attacks

2.6.2011 by Jenn Granger

As the popularity of the internet has grown, so too has the number of people using illegal practices to profit from it. Hackers have been prevalent for many years now, yet it seems that only in the past 12 months…

Can Facebook Rival Gmail?

15.11.2010 by Dick Branston

This rumour has been going on for a while now, but as it starts to look more like a reality, it just makes me think how massive this news could be! If Facebook also became our personal email system, this…