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Greggs suggests sausage roll Google doodle to make up for offensive search results

Greggs suggests sausage roll Google doodle to make up for offensive search results

By 3 hours ago

UK high street baking chain Greggs fell foul of an online prankster yesterday who changed a creative commons version of the company logo to include an offensive fake slogan. This wouldn't be so bad if it wasn't for the fact that it was the version of... >>

Website of the day: Groupon

Website of the day: Groupon

By 15 hours ago

Some brands are always going to be synonymous with certain activities. You’re not writing with a ballpoint pen, you’re using a Biro. You’re not tidying your apartment using a vacuum cleaner you’re Hoovering. Likewise, if you’re searching online... >>

Twitter wants to fill your timeline with popular tweets from people you don't follow

Twitter wants to fill your timeline with popular tweets from people you don't follow

By 15 hours ago

The beauty behind social networks is that you can only see content from the people that matter most to you. Well, Twitter doesn't buy that idea. It wants you to see content from a variety of people, even if you don't follow them. It's always been possible... >>

LA Clippers' owner Steve Ballmer exits Microsoft's board, six months after CEO retirement

LA Clippers' owner Steve Ballmer exits Microsoft's board, six months after CEO retirement

By 16 hours ago

Steve Ballmer has written a letter to Microsoft's CEO, explaining that his new Los Angeles Clippers purchase will probably keep him so busy in the coming years that he has no choice but to leave the company's Board of Directors. Ballmer's resignation... >>

Website of the day: Motors

Website of the day: Motors

By 19 August 2014

August has always been a good time to buy a used car. The new registrations come out in September, so it’s when people start to offload their older models ready to take delivery of their shiny new wheels. More and more people are eschewing the meagre... >>

Kid-optimised version of YouTube could be in the works

Kid-optimised version of YouTube could be in the works

By 18 August 2014

Tech companies are always looking for ways to expand their userbase. Last year was all about tackling emerging markets with low-end versions of high-end devices, while year it could be all about...children. According to report published by The Information on... >>

Tumblr wants to scan your posted photos to see which brands you like most

Tumblr wants to scan your posted photos to see which brands you like most

By 18 August 2014

Now we know why Yahoo bought Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Or at least one of the reasons why. Tumblr is on the verge signing a deal with Ditto Labs, a Massachusetts-based company that scans photos posted on social media websites for brand-related data, according... >>

Website of the day: Yelp Trends

Website of the day: Yelp Trends

By 18 August 2014

Trends. It’s been a buzzword in online circles for so long that probably many people have forgotten what keeping an eye on them is even for. For Twitter, trends seem to be some ind of weird competition. If you’re “trending” you’re somehow seen... >>

Watch these tech execs dump buckets of ice water over their heads for ALS awareness (Update)

Watch these tech execs dump buckets of ice water over their heads for ALS awareness (Update)

By 15 August 2014

You might have seen leaders of your favourite companies pouring buckets of ice water over their heads recently. And if you haven't yet, you will soon. The Ice Bucket Challenge is officially viral. Everyone from Mark Zuckerberg, CEO at Facebook, to Martha... >>

Maker of pop-up ads apologises for his creation

Maker of pop-up ads apologises for his creation

By 15 August 2014

One of the most annoying forms of advertising, pop-up ads, were invented by one man. He says he's very sorry. Ethan Zuckerman is currently the head of the Center for Civic Media at MIT. In a recent essay he said that he didn't know what he was bringing... >>