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Facebook trials mobile advertising network for third-party apps and websites, Science & Technology

Facebook trials mobile advertising network for third-party apps and websites

Facebook have started testing mobile advertising for sites and app, but rather than clutter up the Facebook experience, they plan to offer ads to third parties instead. Taking on Google at their own game with a little help from the social graph.

By | Science & Technology | Wednesday, 19 September 2012 at 2:28 pm

Google+ surpasses 400 million users in first 12 months, Science & Technology

Google+ surpasses 400 million users in first 12 months

With 400 million users and over 100 million active monthly, Google+ is turning into the company’s first real social success. So why do people still refer to it as a ghost town? Just because it hasn’t replaced Facebook, doesn’t mean it’s a failure. In fact, it’s quite the opposite.

By | Science & Technology | Tuesday, 18 September 2012 at 3:58 pm

Apple to retire Ping ahead of October iTunes revamp, Science & Technology

Apple to retire Ping ahead of October iTunes revamp

As of September 30th, Apple’s ‘social network for music’ will shutter its doors once and for all, as iTunes receives a much needed design overhaul to make way for a sleeker, more intuitive experience.

By | Science & Technology | Thursday, 13 September 2012 at 1:03 pm

The sky’s the limit for Android, Science & Technology

The sky’s the limit for Android

With over 500 million Android activations to date and 1.3 million new activations each day, is their no limit to the growth of Google’s mobile operating system?

By | Science & Technology | Wednesday, 12 September 2012 at 1:34 pm

Regulators approve UK mobile payment joint venture between Everything Everywhere, Vodafone and O2, Science & Technology

Regulators approve UK mobile payment joint venture between Everything Everywhere, Vodafone and O2

European regulators have given Orange, T-Mobile, Vodafone and O2 the green light for their cross-network mobile payments initiative, with plans to roll out the service across the UK as fast as possible.

By | Science & Technology | Thursday, 6 September 2012 at 2:55 pm

Google Maps brings voice-guided cycling navigation to Android, Science & Technology

Google Maps brings voice-guided cycling navigation to Android

Google Maps for Android now offers voice-guided, turn-by-turn cycling navigation in 12 countries, turning your Android smartphone into a full-featured cycling sat-nav

By | Science & Technology | Thursday, 30 August 2012 at 3:30 pm

Samsung shares drop by £7.6 billion following Apple court case victory, Notebook

Samsung shares drop by £7.6 billion following Apple court case victory

Samsung’s shares have plummeted by more than £7.6 billion in the wake of their catastrophic court case loss against Apple last week, but the impact of sales injunctions could prove even more costly than the £660 million fine Samsung received.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Tuesday, 28 August 2012 at 11:47 am

Twitter forces Tumblr to axe friend-finding feature, Notebook

Twitter forces Tumblr to axe friend-finding feature

Tumblr is the latest service to fall foul of Twitter’s recently updated ‘guidelines’, with support for ‘friend-finding’ via Twitter’s API being revoked as of today, but is Twitter cutting off its nose to spite its face?

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Thursday, 23 August 2012 at 3:29 pm

Jon Lord, Deep Purple, #torybiscuits, 2.4%, Marissa Mayer, No Doubt: Why are they trending?, Notebook

Jon Lord, Deep Purple, #torybiscuits, 2.4%, Marissa Mayer, No Doubt: Why are they trending?

A look at the trending topics on social networking sites and search engines today, to see what we’re interested in, and why.

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 17 July 2012 at 10:00 am

Google Maps expands cycle directions across Europe and Australia and wants you to help fill in the gaps, Notebook

Google Maps expands cycle directions across Europe and Australia and wants you to help fill in the gaps

Google have extended support for cycle routes and directions across the UK, Europe and Australia. Now Google is calling on all cyclists to help map out the missing pieces, helping to make cycle route coverage as comprehensive and accurate as possible.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Thursday, 12 July 2012 at 3:04 pm

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