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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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Twitter, facebook etc…. does anyone care?

Twitter, facebook etc…. does anyone care?

There’s been a big buzz for a while now about social media being “the next big thing”, and you’d have had to be hiding in a cave for the last couple of years to be unaware of Twitter, Facebook,...

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Customise your Google Search

Customise your Google Search

If you use Google search whilst logged in to your Google account, you’ll probably have noticed something new by now. There’s some little control buttons appearing next to your search results. So...

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Brand names in Google Adwords battle

Brand names in Google Adwords battle

Of interest to anyone who uses Google’s Adwords – there is a battle going on in the courts over brand name use in Adwords. Flower delivery company Interflora is suing Marks and Spencer and Flowers...

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Browser security scare now ‘patched up’

Browser security scare now ‘patched up’

It emerged last week that a security flaw – which was serious enough to make national headline news – has allowed criminals to take over other users’ computers by steering them to infected...

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Bickering in the US over who controls the web

Bickering in the US over who controls the web

Anyone with half an eye on the internet news on the other side of the pond might have noticed a debate which has been trundling on for a while which relates to control of the web. Net...

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