Anyone who’s had their head out from under a rock recently will know that the age of user privacy when it comes to the internet is long gone. Whether it’s Facebook selling your data to the highest bidder or spambots hacking your email, it happens. This is obviously awful, but a little bit of tracking can actually do wonders for your online business endeavours. I might have … [Read more...] about You Are Being Optimised: User Tracking And How It Helps
To some people, internet browsers are the online equivalent of the schoolyard console wars of yesteryear. I can't even count the amount of lunch breaks that I spent arguing with my friends about what was better between the SNES and the Sega Megadrive. I don't know why I bothered, everyone knows it was the SNES, but that's neither here nor there. These days, it seems like the … [Read more...] about Who Will Win My Browser War?
To quote the esteemed Peter Griffin, you know what really grinds my gears? When much of my morning reading of SEO, copywriting and social media resources is spent on articles about ‘exciting new startups’ that will probably never see the light of day. These days, everyone seems to be in the process of setting up the next big thing, if only they could just finish building their … [Read more...] about Random Startup Generator Takes A Dig At Holding Page Hell
As of Friday, if you were planning on engaging in a little bit of torrent, Rapidshare or Megaupload downloading and were going to use Google to find your nefarious wares, you might have found that you had to type a few more characters than usual. The search giants appear to have opted for the quiet life and in order to placate the RIAA and MPAA, they have blocked Rapidshare, … [Read more...] about Google Takes A Stand Against Lazy Pirates, Blocks Torrent Autocomplete
Breaking news from the Google Fourth Quarter Earnings announcement is that Eric Schmidt is stepping down from his position as CEO of the world’s largest search engine and co-founder Larry Page will be taking his place. Details are a little on the sketchy side right now, but it seems like there is a shakeup at the top of Google, with Schmidt moving to an “Excecutive Chairman” … [Read more...] about Eric Schmidt Steps Down as Google CEO, Larry Page Takes the Reins