Peter Thiel: Google Is A “Monopoly”

By |September 17th, 2014|

The PayPal cofounder and billionaire tech adviser Peter Thiel has argued in his new book “Zero to One” that Google is a monopoly – and every company in the world should aspire to be one too.

Thiel’s definition of a monopoly boils down to companies that are “10x” better at what it does than anybody […]

Thousands of UK Computers In Danger of ‘Peter Pan’ Virus

By |September 10th, 2014|

Hundreds of thousands of computers in the UK could be at risk of being infected by what’s now being called the “Peter Pan Virus”.

It’s essentially a highly sophisticated phising email scam, involving a very convincing “confirmation” email purporting to be from a real ticketing company, BH Live. The attack, coming from an unidentified group […]

Piracy Law Coming to Search Engines?

By |September 2nd, 2014|

Culture Secretary Sajid Javid has warned internet search engine comapnies like Google and Yahoo that if “real progress” hasn’t been made to clamp down on links to pirate websites, they could be facing new legislation.

Mr. Javid reinforced the Government’s tough stance on copyright infringement and stressed that more must be done to tackle illegal […]

Google Webmaster Tools No Longer Has Author Stats – Silently Removed

By |August 6th, 2014|

Google launched author stats way back in December – an additional feature for Webmaster Tools that gaves statistics on how well a person’s content did, though of course you needed to be a verified author first. What made it unique though was that it would show you how many impressions and clicks your content […]

“All time low” for Yahoo as Search Share Falls Below 10 Percent

By |July 21st, 2014|

comScore U.S are about to release their market share data for June, and, for Yahoo, it doesn’t look pretty. According to financial analyst notes, released early, the numbers also indicate that desktop search declined for the fifth consecutive month after a period of growth in mid-2013.

The headline that stands out amongst the rest however […]

Law firm sues SEO provider for violating Google Guidelines

By |May 27th, 2014|

An American law firm in Michigan, Seikaly & Stewart, is suing its former SEO provider – but not because of a lack of success. The provider, who promises top rankings on Google (like all SEO firms) are actually being sued for allegedly employing “spammy” techniques with the law firm’s website, which violate Google’s guidelines. […]