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“Dislike” function to be adopted by Facebook

December 16th, 2014 | Uncategorized | Charlie | No Comments

Facebook is planning to add a way to “dislike” posts on its site. Speaking at a Q&A session in California, Mark Zukerberg said it was one of the most requested features the social network receives from its users. He said the site would need to find a way to make sure it did not become [...]

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Uber criticised for raising prices during hostage crisis

December 16th, 2014 | Uncategorized | Charlie | No Comments

Cab-ordering firm Uber has been criticised for increasing fares by up to four times normal rates during the hostage crisis in Sydney, Australia. As the police cordoned off a wide area around the Lindt cafe where a gunman was holding staff and customers hostage, Uber’s pricing algorithm raised prices as demand spiked. Uber responded to [...]

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Demand for dynamic rich media ads rises of 51%

December 16th, 2014 | Uncategorized | Charlie | No Comments

The desire for highly engaging rich media ad formats has intensified as more brands realise there is a huge opportunity to improve ad effectiveness, with no increase in media spend. Jivox survey found that 51% of ad agencies have seen a rise in client demand for dynamic rich media ads and another 20% expect to [...]

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Sony develops e-paper smartwatch

December 2nd, 2014 | Uncategorized | Charlie | Comments Off

Sony has developed a watch made from e-paper as part of an initiative to experiment with the use of the material for fashion products. The Fes Watch has a minimalist, monochrome design but falls short of the features offered by smartwatches and the battery of the e-paper watch could last far longer with an estimated [...]

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Police blocks almost 300 pirate-sites

December 2nd, 2014 | Uncategorized | Charlie | Comments Off

Police forces across Europe have seized 292 web domains that were being used to sell counterfeit goods. The websites were selling luxury goods as well as sportswear, electronics, pharmaceuticals and pirated goods like movies and music. Visitors who were trying to reach the sites will now be shown a page that will inform them on [...]

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Cyber Monday Kicks off the Christmas spending Spree

December 2nd, 2014 | Uncategorized | Charlie | Comments Off

The Christmas spending spree truly kicked off last Friday with an estimated 25 million shoppers going online to buy Christmas presents, as a estimated £36.5billion month of shopping gets started. With Black Friday’s manic spending sprees, riots and clashes over discounted TV’s and electrical goods coming to a close on Cyber Monday,  internet industry body [...]

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Digital Sparks: Omnichannel Success

November 25th, 2014 | Uncategorized | Charlie | Comments Off

At last week’s Digital Sparks: Omnichannel Success networking event we heard from a set of great speakers including, dotmailer’s Matthew McCelland with focus on real life examples of clients ‘getting it right’ and the technologies and collaboration opportunities out there that can take email marketing automation into the future. We then moved onto to Social [...]

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Amazon signs contract with Royal Mail

November 25th, 2014 | Uncategorized | Charlie | Comments Off

Internet retailing firm Amazon and Royal Mail have joined forces to have customers’ items delivered to post offices for collection. Royal Mail’s parcel operations have suffered from intense competition since the group was privatised last year and services like Amazon’s own delivery service could dent its business by as much as 2% in the short term. Now, [...]

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Sony attacked by hackers

November 25th, 2014 | Uncategorized | Charlie | Comments Off

Sony Pictures Entertainment has been targeted by computer hackers in an attack that forced the company to  shut down its systems earlier this week. A skull appeared on computer screens along with a message threatening to release data secrets if undisclosed demands were not met. The message showed “#GOP” indicating a group called Guardians of [...]

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Baby monitors and breached web cams

November 25th, 2014 | Uncategorized | Charlie | Comments Off

Over the past week The public has been warned about a Russian website which shows thousands of live feeds to baby monitors and stand-alone webcams and CCTV systems across the world and currently provides 500 feeds from the UK alone. Some of the images include, an office in Warwickshire, a child’s bedroom in Birmingham, a [...]

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