Joe Bloggs wishes to use a pseudonym on Facebook as he does not want his employer and his tutors to know that he has an account. Or, Jane does not wish to have her Google services merged into one account
Today the search for an American couple feared missing was concluded when they presented themselves at a Peruvian Military base, apparently bemused by all the trouble they had caused. Panic ensued when the couple stopped posting Facebook updates for nearly one month…
How do you save the British pub? Relaxing the smoking ban is an option. Maybe breweries could support their landlords, instead of treating them like the squatters who stand between them and a big property deal. A less punitive tax system, which encouraged social drinking and punished binge boozers, might work.
Figures from Global Web Index now track Google+ as the second largest social network in the world, with 343 million monthly active users. Can Facebook fend off competition from Google?
Google+ adds pan and zoom feature for photos, as Facebook announces mystery press event for next week
As Facebook announced a mystery press conference for next Tuesday, Google coincidentally rolled out a new feature for Google+, that enables panning and zooming for high resolution images.
James Vincent looks at five tech battlegrounds to watch this coming year.
The use of social media is increasing at a phenomenal rate; which is no surprise to those in the know. Local councils (with a few exceptions) however are not utilising it to the best of their ability.
Officially launched on 4 of December the Open Data Institute (ODI) is an independent, non-profit and non-partisan company that aims to become the UK’s premier academy of big data. Considering the current hype surrounding terms such as ‘big data’, there are some that might view this new initiative with suspicion but the ODI seems part of an understated if confident shift in how the UK is taking advantage of the natural resource of the information age: data.
By James Vincent | | Wednesday, 19 December 2012 at 6:58 pm
At the end of each year, Google compiles its annual Zeitgeist. A collection of detailed summaries, categorising the world’s Google search activity over the previous twelve months.
It has been a week of social network, health, politicians and technology, including the great news for Apple lovers on the new iMac’s release today in the UK. Alex Masters revealed that the 21.5 inch model is now available, but that the 27 inch is yet to come to Britain’s Apple stores.
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