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The latest in a line of highly popular and exceedingly lucrative mobile Apps is rumoured to be seeking a valuation around $1bn.
Here at Governor Technology we are always looking for ways to make your Umbraco experience easier and your website better. That is why we are recommending a fantastic link checker plugin called Diplo.
Having completed the HTML and CSS and then adding it to the correct templates for Umbraco we went about starting the testing and bug fixing stage.
The Internet is the heart of many aspects of our lives. Most of our business and a fair proportion of our social lives now utilise and in some cases rely on the internet. Crowdsourcing platforms dominate our Internet experience but a new Internet experience has emerged. Crowdfunding...
The brilliance of the internet never ceases to amaze. An invaluable tool for businesses, a means of education, a communication platform, and a way to manage finances and general life admin – it would be almost impossible to return to our offline lives. The tools available to us on the internet are expanding all the time, and it’s hard to dispute the benefits of most. However, people are failing to take due care in their use of the internet, despite numerous campaigns and news stories which demonstrate why they should.
Data privacy issues were taken up another notch on the public interest spectrum recently with Microsoft’s primetime advertising of its commitment to our privacy and IE10′s default Do Not Track setting.
Just when we thought social media could not get any more intrusive, the people at Facebook have popped up and launched Facebook Home. This software will makes it impossible to escape the status updates and photos that online friends post, putting these at the forefront of the smartphone experience. Oh, and our privacy took another beating too...
'Don't be Evil' was the simple slogan that Google used in its early days as the basis for all of its actions. Initially, it felt as though the company was different and genuinely aiming to make life better for web users. Inevitably, the commercial pressures a company the size of Google faces means it has had to bring in huge profits to keep innovating and providing the experience that users expect. This has led to something of a backlash over recent years, with Google's attitude to privacy facing heavy criticism.
In 2013 when time is the most vital commodity in our hectic lives, more and more people are willing to sacrifice whatever they need to, to gain back a few vital minutes. The most recent time saving device for website users is the ability to sign in via social media.
CDs, DVDs and Blu-Ray discs are amazing pieces of technology, designed to hold huge amounts of data. There seems little doubt that the former especially have had their time in the sun, the common CD was released in the early 80s.