BT’s new website allowing charities to collect funds free-of-charge online has run into criticism from one of Britain’s leading social entrepreneurs. In this ‘Right to reply’ article, Robert Ashton, author of business guide How to be a Social Entrepreneur, looks at whether BT’s plans poses a threat to JustGiving…
Online video search firm Blinkx has bought online ad company Burst Media for $30 million to help it build personalised online TV channels.
High street fashion retailer New Look has unveiled its fully transactional mCommerce site, designed and built by Mobile Interactive Group (MIG).
Chinese search engine Baidu is shutting down Youa, its e-commerce subsidiary, giving existing merchants have one month to migrate to either Rakuten China or Yaodian 100.
Google has continued its tradition of April Fools’ jokes, which this year includes a documentary on the life of an ‘autocompleter’, a motion controlled Gmail system and a look back at the top YouTube viral videos of 1911.
Orange has launched a mobile volunteering iPhone app, backed by Prime Minister David Cameron as part of his ‘Big Society’ initiative.
The Guardian’s bullish push into the US market accelerates as editor Alan Rusbridger announces a New York-based initiative that will be ‘significantly larger than anything we’ve done in the states before’. ”Newspapers have been fighting to find their role in the online world since The Daily Telegraph first launched online in 1994, but The Guardian … [Read more…]
Shopping in the UK has officially gone digital, with smartphones and their apps being added to the typical basket of goods used to calculate inflation.
Connected TV and VoD agency Capablue has joined YouView’s technology and service providers’ core advisory group, to offer advice on the web TV’s development of technical processes and guidelines
Display ad technology firm Collective has acquired premium online video advertising network, Web TV Enterprise for an undisclosed sum.