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29 Jan 2009:
Digital Britain: Roads of the future

29 Jan 2009:
SMARTA thinking?

29 Jan 2009:
New York Times: Newspaper economics change

27 Jan 2009:
Obama inauguration triggers switch to web

29 Dec 2008:
Credit Crunch Christmas

26 Dec 2008:
Christmas letter, Christmas wishes, Christmas cake

24 Dec 2008:
Good to be home for Christmas

23 Nov 2008:
How to complain about online content or marketing

21 Nov 2008:
BBC Online local video news: not yet

20 Nov 2008:
What are Facebook friends? We need new language for the digital networked society

19 Nov 2008:
12,000 BNP names leaked onto a blog

08 Nov 2008:
Identity overdose: but are banks looking in the wrong places?

04 Nov 2008:
Freecycle: a Swap Shop for the noughties?

04 Nov 2008:
Eating out in London? gives independent restaurant reviews

02 Nov 2008:
Out of office and on the street: Swansea's email accident

01 Nov 2008:
Barack roadblock ad campaign: integration at its best

30 Oct 2008:
G-Day: Google's androids are on the streets of London

29 Oct 2008:
Google Book search: a digital rights agreement reached at last?

26 Oct 2008:
Wassup: US elections and old friends

25 Oct 2008:
Extreme blogging: Ben Saunders on blogging at the North Pole

23 Oct 2008:
Brits go online to beat downturn: second hand goods sites report leaps

15 Oct 2008:
Googling into the future

13 Oct 2008:
Fingerprint checks for a SIM card

11 Oct 2008:
Venezuela: Internet set for take-off

11 Oct 2008:
Mexican taxis: kidnapping, security and a question of identity

10 Oct 2008:
Text message bankruptcy and mobile phones that can’t find the network

07 Oct 2008:
Life without burstable bandwidth: *2 megs in every room please

07 Oct 2008:
Machineguns and metal detectors

07 Oct 2008:
Mexico: Wifi in Polanco Starbucks

06 Oct 2008:
Touchdown in Mexico

05 Oct 2008:
US politics: Matt Damon on Sarah Palin, and on the web

02 Oct 2008:
Where is Matt? Matt Harding in interview about filming events around the world

28 Sep 2008:
SEO in practice: The Ultimate Burger Guide

16 May 2008:
CBS takes CNET

01 May 2008:
Context is king: AOL buys Sphere Source

01 May 2008:
Digital radio audiences crosses 30% threshold

29 Apr 2008:
Facebook gets chatty

28 Apr 2008:
Revenues at Google leap 42% year-on-year

28 Apr 2008:
Online set for 10% of all US advertising

26 Apr 2008:
Wikipedia in print? Believe it.

25 Apr 2008:
Yahoo! beats expectations with Q1 revenues of $1.35bn

25 Apr 2008:
Blyk crosses 100,000 mark

22 Apr 2008:
Digital eye tests and time for another retina scan

21 Apr 2008:
Quarterly sales jump 24% for eBay

21 Apr 2008:
Weak digital strategies hurting British magazine group

19 Apr 2008:
“The streets of London are paved with free newspapers “

18 Apr 2008:
Behavioral advertising get a narrow thumbs up from consumers

18 Apr 2008:
Top websites: Hitwise chart toppers in 50 categories (UK)

16 Apr 2008:
Online retail on course for £45.5bn by 2012

16 Apr 2008:
BBC iPlayer to launch on Nintendo Wii

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  • Broadband battle with US UK penetration of fast broadband connections slips ahead of US for first time.
  • Silver surfers swell Almost two out of every three of those coming up to retirement in the UK are online; double where the UK was in just 2001
  • 9% of China online And with vast growth rates to match it's not hard to understand why every dot com is looking East right now.
  • Blogtastic 1 new blog created every second as blogging goes mainstream.
  • The magic billion Crossing the threshold of '1 billion people' now online worldwide.
  • Beethoven rocks the house 1.3m downloads of Beethoven tracks, making him 1-9 in the download chart. Thanks to BBC Online the stereotype of music being just for kids gets blown apart.
  • Ebay addicts More than £4bn traded on eBay here this year, accounting for 1.3% of UK sales and an average of £3,000 per trader; latest news – the tax man’s interested in a slice!
  • Broadband Britain Finally broadband home access outweighs dial-up, but spare a thought for the poor folks still on dial up.
  • "The future of advertising is the internet"
    Bill Gates 27/10/05
  • "It is happening now and is strong, rapid and large. [And there’s a] tremendous violence in traditional media as it continues to get displaced by digital."
    Sir Martin Sorrell, 27/10/05
  • "What is happening is a revolution in the way young people access news. Unless we awaken to these changes, which are quite different to those of 5 or 6 years ago, we will, as an industry, be relegated to the status of also-rans."
    Rupert Murdoch, American Society of Newspaper Editors, 13/04/05


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