6 March 2012

Can you Google ‘privacy’ please?

There has been a lot of coverage recently regarding Google’s new privacy policy. The company will now have access to more data regarding the searches…

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15 February 2012

Now YaCy it!

Google dominates the search market. Bing has made an impression and Yahoo still has a loyal following, but Google is king, especially in the West.

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24 January 2012

Predictions for 2012

Changes in technology and their impact on the world have been relentless over the last few years, and 2012 doesn’t look to be any different. Below is…

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13 December 2011

How much Klout do you have?

One website that has been getting quite a bit of press coverage recently is Klout. This is a new service that attempts to measure online influence by…

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8 November 2011

Power of the Password

The recent News of the World phone hacking scandal illustrated how easy it can be to access poorly protected information. The investigators who…

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6 October 2011

Cyber snooping by employers

The internet has led to an increasing clash between personal and professional lives.

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6 September 2011

Copyright reform

Many of us have been ripping our CDs and DVDs for years. When de-cluttering my previous home in preparation for putting it on the market, I decided…

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4 August 2011

Viral marketing and Unions

Viral marketing is a way of using existing social networks to reach an audience for campaigns and advertising on the internet. The idea is that, if…

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5 July 2011

Operation: Debian

Like most technologies, operating systems – the software that runs on computers and allows everything else to work - keeps on changing fast. Most of…

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31 May 2011

China Strikes

China is undergoing a period of rapid industrialisation and growth, having recently become the second largest economy in the world. This has led to…

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