Following the controversy that has erupted over Facebook automatically tagging people in photos online, leading law firm Thomas Eggar looks at the bigger issue of how must trust we put in large companies with our data.
TOMORROW FOCUS Media, Germany’s largest online publisher, is now offering advertisers the ability to target consumer advertising based on real-time weather conditions.
New research from eDigitalResearch and Portaltech shows that almost half of Smartphone users (48.2%) have now shopped online and on their mobile, increasing by a dramatic 13% in just nine months.
Online consumer satisfaction with retail sites has reached an all time high in the latest eRetail Benchmark study, with pure-play retailer Javari achieving the top score.
Facebook has started rolling out a facial recognition feature worldwide, with a tool called ‘Tag Suggestions’, sparking controversy for not informing users of the change.
Cloud computing is high on the agenda for all UK businesses, particularly for companies with substantial IT infrastructure – hosting providers, and large enterprises. Ditlev Bredahl, CEO at OnApp explains why hosting companies have a substantial market opportunity selling more flexible, profitable cloud services to traditional dedicated and shared hosting customers – who in turn … [Read more…]
David Cameron has recently proposed the development of an ‘East London Tech City’, which will encompass the Olympic Park, to become the global centre of technological innovation. The initiative is intended to create private sector jobs and fuel growth in the economy. Andy Budd, Managing director of Clearleft, argues why a more open-scale plan will … [Read more…]
The majority of U.K. marketers (96 percent) are conducting cross-channel marketing campaigns, or planning to do so in the next 12 months, according to a new poll.
The age old imperative for businesses to do more with less in order to maximise profits has never been more applicable than it is today, as companies must work harder than ever to turn a profit in an increasingly competitive business environment. Each organisation will have its own strategy for achieving its goals and naturally, … [Read more…]
Everything Everywhere and BT Wholesale have joined forces to test next generation 4G ‘LTE’ high speed broadband to customers. If successful, the trial will see mobile and fixed broadband coming together for the first time in the UK, providing a significant boost to rural Britain’s access to high speed internet services.