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The Sun Finally Sets On AltaVista

The Sun Finally Sets On AltaVista

Backbencher July 5, 2013 0

By Jason Slater. Google undoubtedly rules the world of search and has become so ingrained in our minds that the word Google actually has actually become a verb to describe the act of searching

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Google’s Elusive Last Screen

Google’s Elusive Last Screen

Eric D. Fescenmeyer July 3, 2013 0

Google has been trying to get on our TVs for some time now. They’ve already had a few attempts, as have a number of their Android partners. They’ve put rather slow, basic hardware in

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Android Dominates Apple’s iPhone in Europe

Android Dominates Apple’s iPhone in Europe

Tristan Kitchin June 26, 2013 0

Apple was dealt a blow yesterday as the iPhone lost market share to Google’s Android operating system in Western Europe, according to market researcher IDC. In the first quarter of 2013, Android shipped 21.9 million

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Microsoft will not be a major player in 10 years time

Microsoft will not be a major player in 10 years time

Tristan Kitchin June 18, 2013 3

Tristan Kitchin believes Microsoft need to focus on quality, not quantity. Microsoft was given a breath of fresh air last week as its search engine, Bing, made market share gains in the U.S. According

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PRISM – We have an eye on you!

PRISM – We have an eye on you!

Backbencher June 18, 2013 0

By Ola Hoffmann. As recently revealed by Edward Snowden, the U.S. government has been using a worldwide electronic communication surveillance program called PRISM in order to gather information on both U.S. and foreign citizens.

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DuckDuckGo receives record traffic following PRISM scandal

DuckDuckGo receives record traffic following PRISM scandal

Tristan Kitchin June 14, 2013 2

This past week private search engine DuckDuckGo recorded their best week ever for traffic. The website, which does not record user’s clicks, provides a service for those who wish to browse the Internet away

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Chrome OS: What’s the Point?

Chrome OS: What’s the Point?

Eric D. Fescenmeyer June 12, 2013 1

  The world is certainly moving toward the ‘Cloud’, especially when we think of operating systems. One interesting question about such things is what does Google have in mind for Chrome and Android? There

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Google Venice… Well that went down well

Google Venice… Well that went down well

Backbencher June 11, 2013 1

By Alex Warren. As this is my first ever blog post for the Backbencher, I thought I should write about something universally interesting that everyone could relate to, as such I chose search engine

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How to monetise a watch?

How to monetise a watch?

Backbencher June 6, 2013 0

By Eric D. Fescenmeyer Let’s talk about these new digital watches that have been threatening to come out. Samsung seems to have one. We’re pretty sure Apple has one and we are almost guaranteed Google

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Samsung Announces New Galaxy Tab 3 Series

Samsung Announces New Galaxy Tab 3 Series

Tristan Kitchin June 4, 2013 0

  Samsung has just announced two more tablets will be added its ever growing product range, the 8.0 and 10.1 inch Galaxy Tab 3. Samsung’s catalogue of products is constantly being added to and updated, but

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