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  • Achieving local search success in 2016

    This post has been written for companies who want to improve their website’s local performance, whether it be independent stores with an established brick and mortar store, or a national company with a number of branches. Caveat: There are many more factors that will contribute to your local SEO success, however these are some top […]

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  • Google DeepMind to delve into NHS records

    Google has been given access to 1.6 million NHS patient records in a data-sharing agreement – as revealed by New Scientist. The records, which includes full names and patient histories, are expected to help develop early warning systems for patients at risk of developing acute kidney problems. Under the agreement, Google’s artificial intelligence division will […]

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  • Google begins testing for Project Loon

    In the race to provide internet to some of the most remote corners of the Earth, Google’s managing director for South East Asia and India, Rajan Anandan, has announced that the company is in talks with local telecom providers to beam internet access from floating balloons in the sky. Unlike Facebook, Google plans to provide unlimited […]

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  • Social media could save your life!

    Social media has a bad reputation; it’s often perceived as a group of platforms which cause and encourage extramarital affairs, stalking, party crashing, and generally bad events to occur. This opinion is especially popular amongst those who don’t use social media. However, this is not true. Social sites and apps do not cause these events; […]

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  • What David Bowie thought of the internet in 2000

    There is no doubt that David Bowie shall be remembered as one of the greatest and most influential British artists of the 20th century. Celebrated as a visionary and pioneer in both music and visual art, it has since emerged, thanks to the unearthing of a BBC Newsnight interview with Jeremy Paxman, that Bowie was […]

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  • Spotify finds its feet within the music industry. Sort of.

    Thanks to new research published by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre, a study has concluded that Spotify is helping win the battle against digital piracy. After examining the effects of legal streaming on torrent downloads, researchers were able to conclude that for every 47 streams, the number of illegal downloads decreases by one. Launched […]

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  • Where is the Equality in technology?

    Last week, writing on a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) interview, Professor Stephen Hawking was asked whether he thought that technological advancement could one day lead to large-scale unemployment – something that we have discussed before in an earlier blog. In reply, Hawking said that: If machines produce everything we need, the outcome will depend on […]

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  • Have yourself a very Pinterest Christmas

    ‘That’ time of year is slowly creeping up on us again (I know, I know – I’m still recovering from the last one too!) So, with Christmas comes a nation of shoppers looking for gifts for loved ones. Not to mention people desperate to spend their Christmas money in the post-Christmas sales. If you own […]

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  • Back to black? Why your second Google Penalty won’t be as easy to revoke

    The following is specifically written for business owners, marketing managers/directors, and others who engage with SEO in some form or another, but who don’t actually do the work themselves. It could be that you have an internal SEO team, and/or external suppliers such as SEO companies, or consultants. Ignoring Google’s warnings could destroy your business’s […]

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