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A blast From The Past: The 1992 Michelangelo Virus Crisis

on March 6, 2013 | Internet | Comments (0)
A blast From The Past: The 1992 Michelangelo Virus Crisis

Today marks the 21st anniversary of the first majorly publicised attack by a computer virus known as “Michelangelo”. Nobody knew who created the virus, but what was known about it was that on the 6th of March, on Michelangelo’s birthday, the virus would self-activate and attack the boot sector of a disk or hard drive, […]

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Facebook, Microsoft and Apple v. Google

on June 27, 2012 | Internet | Comments (0)
Facebook, Microsoft and Apple v. Google

Google is the undisputed champion of internet search and it seems that the other players have simply been lurking around in its shadow, looking for a way to make their light shine brighter than this search engine giant. For a long time, Apple, Microsoft and Facebook have been trying to dethrone the reigning internet king, […]

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How to Make Money Online as a Freelancer – and Hire Quality Remote Talent

on June 22, 2012 | Internet | Comments (1)
How to Make Money Online as a Freelancer - and Hire Quality Remote Talent

Freelancing online is a relatively new idea that has grown significantly with the rise of the internet over the past 10 years. Although freelancers have been around for some time, using the internet to get more business is a quick, efficient and productive way for freelancers to expand their reach, client base and earn more […]

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Weirding out the Internet

on February 28, 2012 | Internet | Comments (0)
Weirding out the Internet

As we use social media more and more and it becomes part of our everyday lives – are you a victim of doing these weird things on the internet?: 1. Intruding on peoples’ conversations While I’m an open person, there’s always a line you need to draw. I have always been careful when it comes […]

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Censorship – How far is too far?

on February 24, 2012 | Internet | Comments (0)
Censorship - How far is too far?

I’m certain many of you would be aware of the controversy in recent months surrounding the plight to legislate internet censorship laws, in particular SOPA and PIPA in the US. For those that don’t know, SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act) were bills that were introduced into the House of Representatives […]

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Most popular website on Christmas?

on December 27, 2011 | Alexa Internet | Comments (0)
Most popular website on Christmas?

What was the most popular website on Christmas Day, December 25, according to Alexa.com website rankings? Facebook.com Facebook / Social Media has overtaken Google/ Search on Christmas Day. Will we see more of this over the holiday period? You can check here: http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/facebook.com I’ve noticed from time to time Facebook will overtake Google.com also on […]

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XXX Domains are Here

on December 7, 2011 | Internet | Comments (3)
XXX Domains are Here

XXX domains have now been released and available for purchase through major Domain Registrars. There has been a fair amount of controversy over xxx domains as it’s been argued that ICANN and the ICM Registry are just doing this to make more money. Which seems hard to believe right..?? Some adult companies are actually in […]

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Sean Parker at Web 2.0 Summit SF

on October 19, 2011 | Internet | Comments (0)
Sean Parker at Web 2.0 Summit SF

After watching the movie The Social Network and watching Napster many years ago, I was some what interested in Sean Parker’s views of the tech and social media industry. You’ll remember in The Social Network Sean Parker is played by Justin Timberlake. Here is the video of Sean Parker (former Facebook president) discussing Spotify, Facebook, […]

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Web 2.0 Summit – San Francisco Video

on October 18, 2011 | Internet | Comments (0)
Web 2.0 Summit - San Francisco Video

In the US, the Web 2.0 Summit is currently underway. Today there is discussion with: – Dick Costolo, Twitter CEO – Mark Pincus, Zynga founder – Paul Otellini, Intel CEO – Marc Benioff, Salesforce CEO – Christopher Poole, 4chan founder – Sean Parker, former Facebook President Watch here:

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Disconnecting the Connections

on September 26, 2011 | Internet | Comments (1)
Disconnecting the Connections

Recently, I took my Macbook Pro to the Genius Bar to get fixed. The Apple employee at the Genius Bar estimated it would take 3-5 working days to replace parts in the machine. My throat tightened as I tried to comprehend what he had just said. Five days without internet. Five days where I couldn’t […]

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