News on Osama Bin Laden Raid Broke on Twitter

The raid that killed Osama Bin Laden was first revealed on Twitter. IT Consultant Sohain Athar, living in Abbottabad, wrote that a helicopter was hovering overhead before the assault began.  He stated that it might not be a Pakistani aircraft. Mr Athar only became aware of the significance of his […]

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Microsoft Profit Jumps 31% Thanks to Office Sales

Microsoft has reported a sharp jump in quarterly profits, thanks to large sales of its Office applications.  These profits come despite a drop in sales of its Windows operating system. Net income for the first three months of 2011 was $5.23bn (£3.14bn), which represents a rise of 31% on the […]

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Sony to Release Android Tablets

Sony has announced plans to launch two table computers that will use the Google Android operating system. The devices, simply known as S1 and S2 are set to go on sale towards the end of the year. Sony said that its tablets will come in two forms; one will have […]

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Receptional CMS – affordable, SEO and marketing-friendly CMS

The power of Open Source combined with our decade’s experience of online marketing provide you with a next-generation website at an affordable price. Change your content in-house, instantly and without coding knowledge Keep your site current and relevant with a simple, usable system Low cost and painless migration to a […]

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RAE Warns the UK “Over-Reliant” on GPS Signals

The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE) has warned that the UK may have become dangerously over-reliant on satellite-navigation signals. The Amademy’s main fear is that too many applications have little or no back up should these signals go down. Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), such as Global Positioning System (GPS) […]

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Gambling Advertisers… Get the Odds Back in Your Favour Now!

Tweet For the past 6 months our paid search team have been reviewing the paid search strategies of the major online gambling advertisers and thought it was about time that we shared our findings. Hopefully this will create a healthy discussion on paid search within the Igaming space and more […]

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Identity Fraud Costs the UK £2.7 Billion Each Year, says Report

Figures from the National Fraud Authority (NFA) estimate that identity fraud within the UK costs more than £2.7 billion every year. The numbers also state that identity fraud affects over 1.8 million people. In a news release on their website, the NFA announced at least £1.9 billion of this amount […]

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Google Third Quarter Profits Up 23% on 2009

Yesterday, Google announced their financial results for the third quarter of this year, ending September 30 2010. Here is a summary: Revenues – Google reported revenues of $7.29 billion for the third quarter, an increase of 23% compared to the same period of 2009 ($5.94 billion). Google Sites Revenues – […]

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Craigslist Stops Adult Service Ads in the USA

One of the biggest internet classified ad providers has put a stop to the “adult services” section of its US website. Apparently this stoppage is in response to criticism from prosecutors that they had become a tool for prostitution. Last year, the site increased screening of adult ads after authorities […]

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How to redirect and keep referrer data for web analytics

As many will have heard, Cool URIs Don’t Change, but in the course of the life-cycle of a typical website it invariably happens. And when it does, the only reasonable solution is to redirect users to the new location for content. Best practice is to use a server-side 301 (permanent) […]

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