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.UK at 1 Year: Celebrate with 1 Year for £1

.UK at 1 Year: Celebrate with 1 Year for £1

The .uk namespace is the Internet’s fourth most popular TLD (Top Level Domain) and second most popular ccTLD (country code Top Level Domain). As of 2012 there were over 10 million domains registered under .uk’s various guises such as .co.uk, .org.uk, and .me.uk. However, as of 10th June 2014, whilst these various guises, amongst others, …

Know How data centres are influenced by Big data and Internet of Things

Know How data centres are influenced by Big data and Internet of Things

Big Data and the Internet of Things are two trends that are expected to increase the demand placed on data centre exponentially. They represent two different sectors of industry, with large enterprises relying on Big Data to help them with their business decisions, and consumers relying on the IoT to produce devices that help them …

Google Mobile Search to be more favourable to mobile-friendly websites

Google Mobile Search to be more favourable to mobile-friendly websites

Google has announced, starting in April, its mobile search ranking algorithm will start to take into account whether a website is optimised for mobile devices, which means websites that are mobile-friendly are likely to receive more favourable treatment over ones that are not. If your website is not yet optimised for mobile devices, this news …

HTTP/2 standard approved, heading to RFC

HTTP/2 standard approved, heading to RFC

HTTP/2, the next version of the Hyper Text Transfer Protocol – based on Google’s SPDY networking protocol – has been formally approved by the Internet Engineering Steering Group. As the latest and greatest, the new standard addresses many of the problems we’ve come to live with under HTTP/1.x. But don’t expect everyone to start jumping …

Intel announces new “Compute Stick” – a PC the size of a pen drive

Intel announces new “Compute Stick” – a PC the size of a pen drive

After reading the title, you’re surely thinking “…uh?”. We don’t blame you, we found ourselves needing to take a few moments to take it in too. At the Consumer Electronics Show 2015, Intel surprised quite a few people with their announcement of a new device the size of a pen drive that connects to your …

Is Your Website Ready For Black Friday?

Is Your Website Ready For Black Friday?

Black Friday is a phenomenon in online retail and is the Friday following Thanksgiving, a tradition celebrated every year in the United States. In 2014, Black Friday will fall on November 28th. Every year online retailers introduce massive discounts across their entire product ranges for one day only, and with this Friday also being a …

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