Monthly Archives: October 2011

Street view ventures indoors

(image) Google Maps is taking the next step, bringing Street View indoors with the help of Google Places

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Samsung’s Virtual Assistant annoys the boss

(image) Apple and Samsung go head to head once again - this time with voice-command virtual assistants.

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Google Using Gmail to Increase Author Annotations

With 260 million Gmail users worldwide [1], it’s obvious why Google allows email to be used in verifying authors of content; to increase the produce of social search annotations. Today Google announced that authors can claim content via email. Simply link your email address from content you’ve authored and verify that email account via your ...

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Google SSL search for all signed in users

To a chorus of “boos” from the online SEO community, Google announced this week that all signed-in Google user searches would now be encrypted as standard via the https://www.google.com domain, meaning that keyword information will now be stripped from Organic search results. Users of all analytics platforms will no longer be able to view which ...

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Social Media and the impending Zombie Apocalypse

I’ll admit I am something of a TV addict – American drama and cookery shows being my greatest weaknesses – and like many people I follow conversation online during and after programmes have aired to get a feel for the impression others got of whatever it is we watched together as strangers, miles or even ...

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Polar Bears and Dual Screening

On 9pm Wednesday night David Attenborough was back on our screens telling us about the frozen parts of our planet. I didn’t watch it but when I hopped onto twitter on thursday morning there was still plenty of chat aligned to #frozenplanet. Except it didn’t really look like chat. It looked like a bunch of ...

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Samsung overtakes Apple in smartphone sales

(image) Samsung has overtaken Apple in smartphone sales, shipping almost 28 million units in the last financial quarter.

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Google guns for Groupon with G+ data

(image) Google takes aim at Groupon using G+ data and social signals to better target Google Offer's daily deals.

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Sony takes control of Ericsson

(image) Sony has bought out Ericsson to take full control of the mobile phone partnership that has lasted between the two companies for a decade.

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TripAdvisor in hot water over ‘red flag’ feature

(image) TripAdvisor faces legal action from disgruntled hoteliers over its "red flag" feature.

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