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Publishing giant News Corp has locked horns with Google, claiming that the search engine giant is “cynical” and “egregious”, and is a “platform of piracy”. It is bringing a case before European competition authorities, arguing that Google’s original founding vision – first set out by founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1994 – for… Read more »

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Lakestar McCann, with offices in Manchester and London, is pleased to unveil the latest design of its website – revamped to deliver an improved responsive experience and an increased offering of even more innovative solutions. Launched on 23rd September, our new website now provides users with an enhanced experience along with the latest SEO updates… Read more »

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If you haven’t already, it’s time to change your passwords. It’s mentioned all the time and it’s recommended that we change our passwords regularly to avoid our accounts being hacked but now it’s time to listen. In this particular case it was Google that issued the warning after some clever hackers exposed five million Gmail… Read more »

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Earlier this week, the UK’s new press regulatory body – the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso) – was officially launched. Set up to replace the much-maligned Press Complaints Commission (PCC) in the wake of the myriad phone-hacking revelations and the subsequent Leveson inquiry, Ipso is effectively another attempt by the press to demonstrate that it… Read more »

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Earlier this year, Google announced that it would use HTTPS as a ranking signal – which prompted the experts over at Searchmetrics to conduct their own experiment. After carrying out their own data analysis, Searchmetrics delivered their conclusion: reporting that HTTPS does not affect rankings, with no noticeable difference between HTTP and HTTPS. According to… Read more »

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The man who heads one of the highest courts in the UK has called for privacy laws to be updated to take account of the onward march of technology. Lord Neuberger, the President of the nation’s Supreme Court, is pushing for an update to the laws. His call comes as the Law Society Gazette, one… Read more »

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  Normally when you are inclined to make an update you’ll receive an email or a pop up – something simple that says‘Hey update me’. However, this isn’t the case if you are Google. No, Google has decided to take asking users to update a browser to a whole new level. It seems a bit… Read more »

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It recently emerged that technology giant Google was planning to provide YouTube and Gmail accounts to children aged under 13. The move, if it goes ahead, is unlikely to pass without a lively debate – particularly at a time when so many people are voicing their concerns about preventing children from accessing adult content online. Just last… Read more »

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So a business wants your personal information – do you turn this request down, or do you name your price? While the request of personal data is proving a common trend nowadays, it appears that the UK is divided in their opinion of this; as demonstrated in recent research published in online communications portal, Brand… Read more »