|Guardian of news||The team at Guardian.co.uk had something to celebrate this week as the website was named the UK's most popular online newspaper for the second consecutive month running. |
Recording more that 31 million unique users over October, the site claimed victory over the Mail Online and Telegraph.co.uk. The figures mean that the Guardian has achieved a 22 per cent year on year growth.
"Our Trafigura story and Charlie Brooker's column on ..
|Twitter goes commercial||Twitter has hit the headlines with its plan to introduce paid-for accounts. The micro-blogging service, which has never made a profit, will continue to offer a free service for individuals and businesses alike. But co-founder Biz Stone let slip in a BBC interview that Twitter would introduce paid-for corporate accounts, offering additional features such as analytics and feedback.|
Meanwhile, Orange has thrown its weight ..
|Bing's busy week||Microsoft search site Bing announced a raft of changes this week. Aside from revealing a potentially lucrative partnership with computational search engine Wolfram Alpha, the fledgling Microsoft venture also publicised a number of brand new features. |
The major Bing news of the week came as the search engine unveiled a new video portal. The obviously named Bing Video replaces the Microsoft Video site and features content from the ..
|Demographic principals||New research has revealed the average age of social networking users. The 2009 Pew Internet report has discovered the median age of account holders on Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn and Facebook. |
The study, conducted by Princeton Survey Research between August and September 2009, showed the average age of Facebook users has risen over the past 12 months from 26 to 33-years-old. The median age of Twitter users is 31.
Eight tech firms join forces to tackle surveillance Monday 9th of December, 2013by James RichesAOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo have combined to oppose the US government's surveillance practices.
Google reveals latest Street View tool Tuesday 10th of December, 2013by Danielle MiddletonGoogle has revealed its latest geo-location innovation, which allows users to build their own 360 degree images.
One third of Yahoo revenue comes from Microsoft deal Wednesday 11th of December, 2013by Rachel HandThe 2009 Search Alliance is paying off for Yahoo, generating 31% of its revenue last quarter.