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Monthly Archives: January 2013

How your business can make the most out of Facebook

Entering the world of social media can be daunting but these days it is essential for businesses to have a social media presence.

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‘Smart city’ government cash goes to Glasgow

The Scottish city of Glasgow has won a £24m government grant that will be used to make it one of the UK’s first smart cities.

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Is social media linked to the reduction in vandalism?

New figures released by the Crime Survey of England and Wales have found reports of vandalism have reduced by 37% since March 2007.

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What’s next for Lance Armstrong?

It was all true. After over a decade of emphatic denials Lance Armstrong admitted to Oprah Winfrey last week that he has been doping throughout his career.

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Google’s record $50bn year

Google has announced that its revenues reached an astounding $50bn in 2012. Co-founder of Google, Larry Page, said that the new figures were “not a bad achievement” for the search engine firm. I think he may be being a bit modest.

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Invest in the future

January can be a difficult time for a business, but it’s crucial that you invest in the future.

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Boost in online trading

A boost in online trading stopped a fall in retail sales in December, the British Retail Consortium has said. While shops had their third worst month of 2012 an increase in online trading helped retailers have a flat Christmas performance.

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Is your password vulnerable to hacking? 90% are

New research by global consultancy firm Deloittes has found that over 90% of online passwords, even those that are deemed as strong choices, will be vulnerable to hacking in 2013.

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Internet ad spend up

While UK television and newspapers reported a decline in ad revenues during the Olympics, Internet ad spend was up for the same period.

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HD? 3D? What about B & W?

I was astonished to read that in this world of HD and 3D there are still 13,000 people in the UK who applied for a black and white TV licence in 2012.

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