When mentioning the word ‘cookies’, in this tech-savvy world more of us will think of the tracking tools used by websites than that much-loved teatime snack. And if you’re not already thinking this way, from next month you will have to. From 26th May 2011, every website operating in the UK had to do two [...]
You might have seen the most recent round of The Economist’s famous ‘where do you stand’ pairs of adverts – both sides of a topical issue are presented and the public are invited to join the debate. The most recent pair of ads posed the question ‘social media should/should not be censored’, using arguments ranging [...]
Over the past few years prospective employees have been warned, in the search for jobs, to carefully monitor what they release and publicise on their social media profiles for fear of harming their job prospects. But now it would seem the limit has been reached, with firms not only screening prospective candidates by social network [...]
While the war of words regarding Twitter bowing to censorship pressure from dictatorial governments continues to rage, the UK is continuing to celebrate a thus-far uninterrupted right to free speech when it comes to social media. The latest example of this is the UK Supreme Court, which is getting with the times in quite a [...]
The ultimate start-up is set to help the next generation of start-ups, by pledging to give away over £4million of free advertising space to small businesses in the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy. Facebook is, undoubtedly, the net’s most influential and powerful advertising space. The trouble with it is that, as a result of [...]
A few weeks ago it was all about tech innovations at CES 2012. This week, though, it’s been all about DLD, or ‘Digital Life Design’, the network dedicated to uniting an informed community with interest in the digital age and what it means for the media, commerce, business and the customer. And for the Vice [...]
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A much-publicised interview with Silicon Valley veteran Larry Tesler hints at the reasons behind why the area is the hotbed for transformative start-ups. Facebook, Yahoo, Google and Apple all began in the affluent area of California, and it’s a by-word in almost every industry for the alchemical link between innovation and growth. But what can [...]
2011 has been and gone, and it was a whirlwind year for technology. Google made a play in the social space, Amazon dipped its toe into the tablet market and Apple continued to dominate pretty much everything. It was the year of iPhone vs Android, with Apple suing various Android producers over numerous patent infringements. [...]
How are other small businesses using it? Last week we looked at factors to consider when starting an online business – which got us to thinking about small business and social media. In the past year, we’ve seen a rise in the number of businesses using social media as part of their marketing strategies. Before [...]
What’s the catch? Today’s blog is a quick look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U772 Ultrabook. With most Ultrabooks being aimed at the consumer market (due...
We recently had Tristan Simmons from Netgear come into the BT Business Direct offices to talk about why 10 Gigabit connectivity is becoming an important topic...