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Android 4.1 ‘Jelly Bean’ Review, Notebook

Android 4.1 ‘Jelly Bean’ Review

Two weeks ago Android 4.1 ‘Jelly bean’ made it’s way into the hands of developers and journalists around the world, ahead of it’s official public release this month. After living with Jelly Bean for a fortnight, here’s my review of Google’s latest and greatest mobile OS.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Wednesday, 11 July 2012 at 11:38 am

Marty McFly, Barclays, Mnet20 and Nexus7: Why are they trending?, Uncategorized

Marty McFly, Barclays, Mnet20 and Nexus7: 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 | | Thursday, 28 June 2012 at 11:50 am

Penguin out to floor website malpractice, Notebook

Penguin out to floor website malpractice

In the last week, the latest Google algorithm ‘Penguin’ has come into force, looking to eradicate websites that break search best practice rules. However, Google has been forced to admit teething problems with the update after it received complaints from legitimate companies that had been removed from search rankings as a result of the changes.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Wednesday, 9 May 2012 at 9:00 am

The Independent on Google Currents, Notebook

The Independent on Google Currents

Last night Google launched their mobile application Currents outside the US, and we’re delighted to be amongst the featured publishers for the international launch.

By | Notebook | Thursday, 12 April 2012 at 11:34 am

Slavery is far from over, Notebook

Slavery is far from over

Last December multinational internet and software corporation Google donated 11.5 million dollars to several groups fighting modern-day slavery. This timely gesture constituted a new reminder of the fact that various types of human bondage continue to exist and proliferate in different parts of our planet, sometimes much closer to us than we imagine.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Tuesday, 10 April 2012 at 4:41 pm

George Osborne’s “law of averages”, Chunomics

George Osborne’s “law of averages”

The law of averages is the logic of the self-deluded gambler. Not really one of the qualities one would hope to find in the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

By | Chunomics, Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 3 April 2012 at 11:59 am

Le Web: Bigger and better than ever, Notebook

Le Web: Bigger and better than ever

Thinking of Paris in December once conjured up images of Parisians braving the cold as they walk along the banks of the River Seine. Not anymore. Now, for the tech scene at least, December in Paris is all about two words. Le. Web.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Tuesday, 13 December 2011 at 10:26 am

Google to launch iTunes and Spotify rival

Google is to launch a music streaming and downloading service within weeks, according to reports.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Saturday, 15 October 2011 at 2:15 am

Can Google TV succeed in the UK?, Science & Technology

Can Google TV succeed in the UK?

Despite modest adoption in the US, Google’s Eric Schmidt announced plans to launch Google TV in the UK within the next 6 months, but how well is the service likely to fare on this side of the pond?

By | Science & Technology | Wednesday, 7 September 2011 at 6:00 am

Google released users’ personal information to courts, Notebook

Google released users’ personal information to courts

Google complied with more than 70 per cent of requests to hand over its UK users’ data to the authorities, a report released by the internet giant has revealed.

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 28 June 2011 at 1:47 pm

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