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Online Privacy: Has Facebook Changed our Expectations?

1.12.2010 by Dick Branston

Do we need to change our expectations about online privacy? Social Media has become such a prominent aspect of contemporary society and the issue of how our privacy is respected is a big concern to many people. Facebook in particular has received heavy criticism regarding its privacy policy but as their global dominance is as strong as ever, this doesn't seem to be discouraging people from using the social network. Facebook encourages us to share as much information as possible with as many people as possible and whilst it has made some changes to the site to give us more…

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…

Internet Explorer 9 coming to a computer near you

18.8.2010 by Micro-Clouseau

Microsoft and its partner developers are gearing up for the release of the latest in their incarnation of web browser, Internet Explorer. This release, in the 15th year since IE 1, will be the 9th instalment of the much used…

IIS Enhancements!

18.11.2009 by Micro-Clouseau

Over at the Windows Server Divison Team WebLog, news that a couple of new addons for IIS have been released.  Take advantage of these new technologies and the latest Windows Server operating system and see your site soar up the…

2008 R2 Developer Training Course

11.11.2009 by Micro-Clouseau

Developers looking to take advantage of the new features in R2 should be delighted to hear about a new training kit made available for download by MS. https://channel9.msdn.com/learn/courses/WindowsServer2008R2/ Written up as “Not your average R2!”, the following comments found here,…

Web Developer? Need Maps?

28.10.2009 by Micro-Clouseau

Over at MS they're developing a whole load of web addons (as discussed in previous WebPI post). This particular little number might be useful for the wider community of developers who might not need such automated tools to configure their…

IIS7.0 – why not?

18.3.2009 by Micro-Clouseau

With all the hype surrounding Windows Server 2008 it was easy to get dazzled by the bright lights of the big new features like its built in virtualization capabilities, the server core offering and the all new install process. In…

There’s Fast and There’s UKFast

16.2.2009 by Dick Branston

Back in May 2008 Google controversially changed its rules to allow companies to bid on rival trademarks. This afforded firms the potential opportunity to achieve top billing on rival terms. Understandably, this change generated a new campaign intensity that inevitably…

Digital Britain – Interim Report = Half-Baked Ideas!

31.1.2009 by Dick Branston

Today the Internet is awash with news, article, links and blogs about the new Government report on Britain's digital future. When reading through the various online entries on the subject it is striking just how many different industries this report…

Established Businesses and Web Technologies

8.1.2008 by Mother Superior

A new survey headed up by KPMG adds further weight to the argument that B2B companies are not embracing many of the webs potent communication technologies because they do not fit in with traditional company procedures. The survey, which draws…