The recent issue with the UK Government Voter registration website has highlighted the importance of having measures in place to deal with spikes in traffic
ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, have recently announced that over 1000 global Top Level Domains (gTLDs) are now available. These new gTLDs, introduced in the last 3 years, include .coffee, .xyz, .website and even company specific examples such as .sky, for the leading European entertainment company.
On 16th May 2016 Google will require GTIN product identifiers to be included for products in Merchant Center product feeds. If you don't start including GTINs for branded products sold my multiple retailers then you risk products being disapproved after the May 16th deadline, something that could seriously harm business!
Crowdfunding has been on the rise for a number of years now, with many of us being familiar with Kickstarter and other, similar crowdfunding websites. On these sites a product is funded by “backers”, who are essentially investing in a business idea or product and receiving rewards in return for doing so.
UK hosting and domain name company 123-reg have unintentionally deleted an unknown number of websites from their servers, causing issues for many of their customers. The incident has since been put down to a coding error which “effectively deleted” content from 67 of their 115,000 European servers.
The most recent version of an EU-US surveillance protection agreement has been rejected by data regulatory group the Article 29 Working Body, who say that the possibility of “mass and indiscriminate” data collection is not acceptable. Additionally there are concerns from the group on the suggestion that the US ombudsman should deal with European complaints.
Popular UK newspaper The Independent will go online-only this year. What does this mean for the UK news industry, both on and offline?
Twitter are up to it again folks... They've been spotted testing changes in the wild to one of the features that sets it apart from main rival Facebook: the reverse-chronological feed. Although we've been getting more and more used to seeing promoted posts as part of our Tweeting experience the main view has, up to now, shown us most recent posts f...
It's official, Christmas is here! John Lewis have launched their 2015 Christmas campaign, Man on The Moon, and reactions have already been flooding on Twitter. The TV ad was launched just before 8am on Friday 6th November and is also set to air during prime time shows Gogglebox and The X Factor this weekend to an audience of millions. It all start...
It's hard to deny the rise of Black Friday in the UK. The quintessentially American shopping event came to our shores for the first time in 2003 and has grown ever since, with a number of high profile brands now joining in both online and in physical stores. Experian estimate that 2015 will be the first ever time that online sales in the UK surpass...