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Website security: nobody cares until something goes wrong

Website security: nobody cares until something goes wrong

I know you don’t want to, but take two minutes to read this post because the 7 tips below can help make sure your website doesn’t get hacked. Website security. You don't want to know, right?...

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High-profile hacks and data leaks, and what we should learn from them

High-profile hacks and data leaks, and what we should learn from them

When are we going to learn that if we leave an open door to our data, someone will walk right in and help themselves? Data isn’t inherently unsafe. And yet it seems like not a day goes past...

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Why the evolution of web publishing means web developers will raise their game

Why the evolution of web publishing means web developers will raise their game

I’m a big fan of the question-and-answer website Quora. Being that I follow various topics around web design & development, it’s not uncommon to see this question posed: Now that there’s...

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Students blowing a Raspberry in the new year

Students blowing a Raspberry in the new year

The new year may be a time for post-holiday blues but there is optimism in the air; the next generation of secondary school students are ditching ICT and learning something far more useful:...

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First look at Adobe’s Wallaby: a short hop closer to getting Flash on your iPad?

First look at Adobe’s Wallaby: a short hop closer to getting Flash on your iPad?

Only a couple of weeks ago we blogged about the issue of Flash on Apple devices and the impact that may have on the way we build corporate websites. But it seems that Adobe had a plan waiting...

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If Microsoft want to get rid of IE6, they’ve got to go local

If Microsoft want to get rid of IE6, they’ve got to go local

A software developer actively discouraging people from using their software is a rare thing, but this is exactly what Microsoft are doing with their new “Moving the world off Internet Explorer 6”...

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Google Analytics account setups – still a bit of a mess

Google Analytics account setups – still a bit of a mess

Here’s a question. Google is great at a lot of things, and pours a lot of time and money into continued development of its products – so why is the way that accounts are set up for Analytics still...

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Microsoft issues new security warning – but is any browser safe?

Microsoft issues new security warning – but is any browser safe?

At the end of last week, Microsoft issued a warning to anyone using its Internet Explorer browser – which is potentially around 900 million people around the world. In what it called a...

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Google gets caffeinated

Google gets caffeinated

Google has announced a new turbo powered version of its market-dominating search engine, in the form of a ‘secret project’ it has been working on – a ‘next-generation architecture’ for...

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Bing! Search reaches new heights – or does it?

Bing! Search reaches new heights – or does it?

It might sound like the sound a microwave makes when it finishes heating up your ready-meal (or whatever), but Bing is in fact a new search engine from Microsoft. Well, I say ‘new’. Really...

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Living in the Clouds

Living in the Clouds

A great example of the possibilities of the internet & cloud computing was unveiled this week at the Game Developer Conference in San Francisco – streamed video games. Cloud computing is the...

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Digital Britain report not met with rapturous applause

Digital Britain report not met with rapturous applause

Communications minister and ex Ofcom boss Stephen Carter really had his work cut out for him compiling the interim Digital Britain report, released at the end of January. The report, which was...

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New operating system in the pipeline

New operating system in the pipeline

With the paint barely dry on Windows Vista, Microsoft has already released the beta version of its brand new operating system, Windows 7. Those of us still playing the “where have they hidden...

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Rumours of Google causing planetary meltdown much exaggerated

Rumours of Google causing planetary meltdown much exaggerated

Anyone who saw this article Revealed: the environmental impact of Google searches in The Times recently might have been living in fear of the environmental impact of using Google, after the...

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Censorship and the Internet – Govt suggests content controls

Censorship and the Internet – Govt suggests content controls

In a new Government proposal for this year we could be seeing controls imposed on internet content. In an interview late last year with The Daily Telegraph, Culture Secretary Andy Burnham...

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