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The seemingly interminable row between the European Union and Google has reared its head once more, after the US search giant was yet again accused of monopolistic and anti-competitive conduct. It was revealed last Wednesday that the EU’s competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager had filed a complaint over Google’s promotion of its own shopping links in… Read more »

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If you know anything about search, then you’ll no doubt be intimately familiar with Brighton SEO. Within the space of a few years, this search conference has firmly established itself as one of the must-attend events in SEO – and last week (April 9th and 10th), search aficionados from all over the UK and beyond… Read more »

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  You’ve probably seen the headlines about Rory Cullinan recently. The RBS chairman – one of the highest earning bankers in the UK – is leaving his position just weeks after Snapchats his daughter posted on Instagram were published in The Sun newspaper. With the premise of the image sharing app being that the sender’s… Read more »

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Remember that time Google introduced Gmail Paper? How about when the BBC reported that Big Ben (sorry – Elizabeth Tower) was to have its clock hands removed and be replaced with a digital screen? If you believed either of these claims, then congratulations/commiserations – you just fell victim to April Fools’ Day. And this year… Read more »

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The UK is set to become the first country where digital media account for half of all expenditure on advertising, according to a recent study from market researcher eMarketer. Published last week, eMarketer’s report estimates that UK firms will spend fractionally more than £16.2bn on spreading the word to consumers – via print media, broadcast… Read more »

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After a protracted debate, Google has finally confirmed that it is to introduce tighter quality control checks for Android apps. The tech giant’s light-touch attitude to Android apps has earned it much criticism in recent years, and now it seems that the critics in the blogosphere and the media have finally forced some meaningful concessions…. Read more »

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After months of eager anticipation and increasingly feverish media speculation, Apple has finally unveiled its long-awaited Watch in a typically glitzy transatlantic event staged in both San Francisco and Berlin. Apple’s fan base might be renowned for its enthusiasm, but even the most dedicated Apple-head might have a hard time scraping together the cash to… Read more »

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Yesterday (Sunday 4th March) was International Women’s Day; a celebration of the economic, political and social achievements of women. As well as a reminder of the work still to be done to achieve global gender equality. This year’s official theme was, ‘Make it Happen’ and thousands of brands and organisations got involved to support the… Read more »

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Social media – everyone uses it and we love it, it’s like a diary for everyone to post their wonderful (or so they make out) lives on or their rants and rages, isn’t it? But sometimes, social media can go wrong… take 47 King Street West for example, after this Manchester-based restaurant recently demonstrated how… Read more »

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When we heard that the Technology For Marketing & Advertising event was taking place in London this week, we immediately cleared our schedule (well, we freed up our Wednesday afternoon duties at least) for this golden opportunity.    Packed with an impressive exhibitors list and education programme featuring some of technology’s leading brands, TFMA offers the… Read more »