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 Monday, 31st January 2011, 17:30:00

SeeSaw streaming service closes down

SeeSaw streaming service closes down

The UK streaming TV service SeeSaw has ceased operations after struggling to compete with rivals.

categories:  |  CDN / Networks / Streaming  |  


 Monday, 31st January 2011, 14:43:46

Companies should offer social media as email marketing alternative, expert says

Companies should offer social media as email marketing alternative, expert says

Only two per cent of companies offer a social media alternative to those looking to unsubscribe from email marketing.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Monday, 31st January 2011, 14:42:35

VMware gives SMBs a 'rapid return on investment'

VMware gives SMBs a 'rapid return on investment'

VMware virtualisation technology gives small and medium sized companies a rapid return on investment according to an expert.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Monday, 31st January 2011, 14:41:55

Revenues from cloud computing software management set to rise by 2015

Revenues from cloud computing software management set to rise by 2015

Software management for cloud computing set to soar to over one and a half billion pounds by 2015.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Friday, 28th January 2011, 16:50:24

Businesses expected to have 'significant uptake' of cloud computing in 2011

Businesses expected to have 'significant uptake' of cloud computing in 2011

A new report has found that businesses will increase their uptake of cloud computing in 2011.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Friday, 28th January 2011, 16:49:26

Microsoft announces 5% rise in revenues as firms look at products including managed hosting

Microsoft announces 5% rise in revenues as firms look at products including managed hosting

Microsoft has announced that its revenues increased by five per cent in the three months to December 31st .

categories:  |  Managed Hosting  |  


 Friday, 28th January 2011, 16:48:06

Shoppers using ecommerce sites to interact further with products, report finds

Shoppers using ecommerce sites to interact further with products, report finds

A report by IMRG and eDigitalResearch has found that more shoppers are using ecommerce sites to check prices of products.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Thursday, 27th January 2011, 13:54:56

Text messaging revenues set to rise as firms market their website

Text messaging revenues set to rise as firms market their website

A new report has found that revenue streams through text messaging are set to increase in the next four years.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Thursday, 27th January 2011, 13:54:03

Online spending could rise as 1.4 billion expected to have broadband access by 2015

Online spending could rise as 1.4 billion expected to have broadband access by 2015

A new report by Ovum has found that around one and a half billion people could have access to broadband by 2015.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Thursday, 27th January 2011, 13:52:46

Adult.co.uk goes up for sale after success of previous auctions

Adult.co.uk goes up for sale after success of previous auctions

The owners of a domain name have placed it up for sale after success in other similar auctions .

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Wednesday, 26th January 2011, 16:11:49

App store downloads set to soar - could online marketers take advantage?

App store downloads set to soar - could online marketers take advantage?

App store downloads are set to increase by 117 per cent this year according to Gartner.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Wednesday, 26th January 2011, 16:11:04

Setting up an ecommerce site is 'easy' because of low costs, expert says

Setting up an ecommerce site is 'easy' because of low costs, expert says

A retail expert has said that starting a new ecommerce site is easy because there are few barriers to do so.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Wednesday, 26th January 2011, 16:10:16

Virtualisation could be on the rise as IT job vacancies increase

Virtualisation could be on the rise as IT job vacancies increase

Firms could be looking to introduce virtualisation into the workplace after it was revealed that the number of available IT jobs is on the rise.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Tuesday, 25th January 2011, 14:02:26

Ireland could create 8,600 jobs with cloud computing adoption, report says

Ireland could create 8,600 jobs with cloud computing adoption, report says

A new report published by Microsoft has revealed the opportunities that Ireland has to take advantage of cloud computing.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Tuesday, 25th January 2011, 14:01:09

British tech firms are failing to buy overseas domain names, survey shows

British tech firms are failing to buy overseas domain names, survey shows

A new report by Sedo shows that British technology companies are failing to maintain their overseas domain name presence.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Tuesday, 25th January 2011, 13:59:59

Twitter advertising revenues could treble in 2011, report says

Twitter advertising revenues could treble in 2011, report says

Online marketing could be set for a rise on Twitter after advertising revenues were predicted to soar this year.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Monday, 24th January 2011, 16:49:16

Cloud computing expected to rise dramatically over next four years, report says

Cloud computing expected to rise dramatically over next four years, report says

Cloud computing adoption is expected to increase as firms seek out cost savings in the next four years.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Monday, 24th January 2011, 16:48:06

News outlets should 'push ahead' in online marketing through phones

News outlets should 'push ahead' in online marketing through phones

ABI Research has found that revenues through mobile marketing will hit nearly four billion pounds by 2013.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Monday, 24th January 2011, 16:46:51

UK's ecommerce sales rise by 25% in December, figures show

UK's ecommerce sales rise by 25% in December, figures show

The latest IMRG Capgemini ecommerce sales list shows that online spending continued to increase in 2010.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 24th January 2011, 16:45:20

Cloud is 'fundamentally changing' businesses' IT access

Cloud is 'fundamentally changing' businesses' IT access

Cloud computing is making its mark on IT departments in businesses around the world according to an expert.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Friday, 21st January 2011, 16:37:44

Entrepreneur uses domain name to help businesses start up

Entrepreneur uses domain name to help businesses start up

An entrepreneur is using one of his domain names to help create a business start up advice site.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Friday, 21st January 2011, 16:36:27

70% of online marketers struggling with social networking, research finds

70% of online marketers struggling with social networking, research finds

A survey has revealed that the majority of online marketers are struggling to fit their brand around social networking.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Thursday, 20th January 2011, 13:39:43

Virtualisation could be increasingly used as firms look to hire for IT jobs

Virtualisation could be increasingly used as firms look to hire for IT jobs

A recruitment firm says that IT is leading the way in the jobs market .

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 20th January 2011, 13:39:00

Myspace advertising revenues set to drop as firms look elsewhere

Myspace advertising revenues set to drop as firms look elsewhere

eMarketer has predicted that advertising revenues at Myspace will decrease in the next few years.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Thursday, 20th January 2011, 13:38:16

SaaS and cloud spending set to reach £8.13 billion by 2014, study says

SaaS and cloud spending set to reach £8.13 billion by 2014, study says

A research company has found that SaaS and cloud computing is set to soar in the next four years.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Wednesday, 19th January 2011, 13:26:55

Two-thirds of mid-sized firms looking to increase cloud computing use in 2011, survey says

Two-thirds of mid-sized firms looking to increase cloud computing use in 2011, survey says

Medium sized businesses look set to increase their IT budgets in the coming year.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Wednesday, 19th January 2011, 13:26:12

Best Buy's new UK ecommerce site has 'strong performance' over Christmas

Best Buy's new UK ecommerce site has 'strong performance' over Christmas

Best Buy UK has announced that its ecommerce site had strong trading over the Christmas period.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Wednesday, 19th January 2011, 13:25:01

Online video advertising set to increase 11% in 2011, survey finds

Online video advertising set to increase 11% in 2011, survey finds

A team of researchers at Deutsche Bank have predicted that online advertising spending will increase by 11 per cent over the next 12 months.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Tuesday, 18th January 2011, 16:17:48

Cloud computing is the solution that 'best fits' needs of public administrations

Cloud computing is the solution that 'best fits' needs of public administrations

A new report says that cloud computing can be implemented by public administrations.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Tuesday, 18th January 2011, 16:16:14

Online marketing could be ideal after research shows video advertising is to rise

Online marketing could be ideal after research shows video advertising is to rise

Video will account for more than 60 per cent of mobile network traffic this year a survey has found.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Tuesday, 18th January 2011, 16:15:22

Facebook purchases domain name for £5.31 million

Facebook purchases domain name for £5.31 million

Social networking website Facebook has purchased a new domain name.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Monday, 17th January 2011, 13:34:10

Businesses must continue adapting ecommerce sites in face of 'mashop' change

Businesses must continue adapting ecommerce sites in face of 'mashop' change

A leading ecommerce expert has said that ecommerce sites must continue to adapt to consumer trends.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 17th January 2011, 13:33:23

Six out of ten firms planning to invest in social networking in 2011

Six out of ten firms planning to invest in social networking in 2011

A new survey has revealed that nearly two thirds of businesses will invest in social networking this year to help market its products and services.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Monday, 17th January 2011, 13:32:22

Google further strengthens grip on search engine market with 0.4% increase

Google further strengthens grip on search engine market with 0.4% increase

Search engine Google has seen its share of the market grow by nearly half a per cent in December.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Friday, 14th January 2011, 15:30:24

Online marketing through email 'not a huge step' for SMBs

Online marketing through email 'not a huge step' for SMBs

Small and medium sized businesses should change to email marketing to help develop their brand according to an expert.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Friday, 14th January 2011, 15:26:18

Cloud computing 'dramatically decreases' costs for businesses

Cloud computing 'dramatically decreases' costs for businesses

Two technology experts believe that cloud computing dramatically decreases costs for businesses.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Friday, 14th January 2011, 15:25:23

Travelling companies could market online as 'more and more' turn to mobile website

Travelling companies could market online as 'more and more' turn to mobile website

An editor of a travel website has said that online marketing could be used by firms as more people turn to mobile internet access.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Thursday, 13th January 2011, 17:00:00

Poor weather leads to ecommerce sales surge, research shows

Poor weather leads to ecommerce sales surge, research shows

Ecommerce sales in the UK increased over Christmas because of poor weather.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Thursday, 13th January 2011, 15:00:00

Cadbury's finds online marketing success through video advertising

Cadbury's finds online marketing success through video advertising

Food manufacturer Cadburys has had success through online marketing.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Thursday, 13th January 2011, 13:36:58

Social ecommerce to 'come of age' in 2011

Social ecommerce to 'come of age' in 2011

Ecommerce spending through social networking will come of age in 2011 says an expert.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Wednesday, 12th January 2011, 17:00:00

Internet video advertising revenues 'treble'

Internet video advertising revenues 'treble'

Online internet video advertising revenues trebled last year according to a video firm.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Wednesday, 12th January 2011, 15:00:00

Ecommerce sites could be helping consumers that are 'better connected'

Ecommerce sites could be helping consumers that are 'better connected'

A new survey has revealed that more than half of retailers believe that their customers are better connected than their in store employees.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Wednesday, 12th January 2011, 13:57:48

Managed hosting could be required as SMBs are 'unprepared' for disaster

Managed hosting could be required as SMBs are 'unprepared' for disaster

A survey has revealed that over half of SMBs are unprepared for a computer disaster.

categories:  |  Managed Hosting  |  


 Tuesday, 11th January 2011, 15:49:44

Anti-spam could be needed as junk emails increase once again

Anti-spam could be needed as junk emails increase once again

NetWitness has found that the Rustock botnet is up and running again causing more spam emails to be sent.

categories:  |  Security  |  


 Tuesday, 11th January 2011, 15:48:18

Gambling firm 888.com makes domain name purchase

Gambling firm 888.com makes domain name purchase

888 dot com has purchased poker dot com dot au in a move to try and get into the Australian market.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Tuesday, 11th January 2011, 15:46:15

UK government to turn to cloud computing to cut costs, report says

UK government to turn to cloud computing to cut costs, report says

Cloud computing is likely to be used by the UK government to reduce costs according to a new report.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Monday, 10th January 2011, 17:00:00

Google unlikely to allow social website advertising on main page, expert says

Google unlikely to allow social website advertising on main page, expert says

Google is unlikely to allow social networking advertising on the main page an expert has said.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Monday, 10th January 2011, 15:00:00

Ecommerce sales help House of Fraser to record Christmas trading

Ecommerce sales help House of Fraser to record Christmas trading

Online spending helped House of Fraser to post strong trading results over Christmas.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 10th January 2011, 13:54:36

Nearly one in two IT decision makers believe 'efficiency' is key in 2011

Nearly one in two IT decision makers believe 'efficiency' is key in 2011

Businesses could turn to cloud computing as nearly half of IT decision makers asked in a survey said that operational efficiency would be important this year.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Friday, 7th January 2011, 15:00:00

Ecommerce in the UK rises dramatically over Christmas period, research says

Ecommerce in the UK rises dramatically over Christmas period, research says

A report by eDigitalResearch has found that online spending over the Christmas period hit new heights in 2010.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Friday, 7th January 2011, 13:04:01

Social networking sites a way of attracting new business, research finds

Social networking sites a way of attracting new business, research finds

Research has shown that people often visit social networking websites before going to retailers' pages.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Friday, 7th January 2011, 12:58:24

SaaS is the 'biggest shift' in IT products in the last five years

SaaS is the 'biggest shift' in IT products in the last five years

An IT expert has said that software as a service is now becoming a mainstream part of businesses .

categories:  |  Managed Hosting  |  


 Thursday, 6th January 2011, 16:26:05

Internet televisions likely to be popular with online marketing, expert says

Internet televisions likely to be popular with online marketing, expert says

An IT expert is predicting that more people will use internet televisions in the future but not for social networking.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Thursday, 6th January 2011, 16:25:07

Managed hosting could be among spending increases predicted by Gartner

Managed hosting could be among spending increases predicted by Gartner

Research analyst Gartner has estimated that IT spending will increase by over five per cent in the coming 12 months.

categories:  |  Managed Hosting  |  


 Thursday, 6th January 2011, 16:24:26

Walmart set to expand its ecommerce operations to China and Latin America

Walmart set to expand its ecommerce operations to China and Latin America

Retail giant Walmart is expected to broaden its ecommerce market with the launch of two new websites this year.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Wednesday, 5th January 2011, 17:00:00

Asia set to see fast-growing online shopping market, PwC report says

Asia set to see fast-growing online shopping market, PwC report says

A report released by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Economist Intelligence Unit predicts that online shopping will be fast growing in Asia in the next year.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Wednesday, 5th January 2011, 15:00:00

Speed of cloud computing is the key to firms' uptake, expert says

Speed of cloud computing is the key to firms' uptake, expert says

The speed of which cloud computing can be implemented within a businesses is the key to its success expert says.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Wednesday, 5th January 2011, 12:09:11

Domain name gambling.com goes on the market for $9 million

Domain name gambling.com goes on the market for $9 million

Gambling dot com has been placed on the market and is reportedly attracting interest from a number of betting companies.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Tuesday, 4th January 2011, 13:52:11

Cloud computing a 'natural evolution of virtualisation'

Cloud computing a 'natural evolution of virtualisation'

A chief technology officer has said that firms will get the full cost benefit to cloud computing when it is fully deployed.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Tuesday, 4th January 2011, 13:50:31

North Korea domain name restored after server problem

North Korea domain name restored after server problem

The dot kp domain name of North Korea has been restored after server problems.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Tuesday, 4th January 2011, 13:49:34

Boxing Day visits to ecommerce sites hit new heights, research finds

Boxing Day visits to ecommerce sites hit new heights, research finds

The number of people visiting ecommerce sites on Boxing Day rose dramatically in 2010.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


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