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Peeking Into the World Of Google’s Algorithm Changes With Google Search Quality Head Amit Singhal

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Earlier this week, Google Fellow Amit Singhal gave the opening keynote at SMX London. Although Matt Cutts has always been the public face of all parts of Google’s unpaid search, his realm is primarily web spam. Singhal has been speaking publicly more often (notably when Panda launched) and... Please visit...
Peeking Into the World Of Google’s Algorithm Changes With Google Search Quality Head Amit Singhal

10 Ways To Create An Open Culture

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Grey London CEO Chris Hirst outlines how the agency built a culture based on an "Open" philosophy and what you can learn from its efforts....
10 Ways To Create An Open Culture

The Kernel sued by former contributors for non-payment

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Tech blog is said to owe former staff thousands of poundsThe London-based blog about the tech startup scene, the Kernel, is being sued through an employment tribunal for non-payment of thousands of pounds by two of its former contributors, and is said to owe thousands more to other former staff.When...
The Kernel sued by former contributors for non-payment
Google Maps now shows service alerts for the New York City Subway

BBC shows off 33-megapixel Super Hi-Vision Olympic footage, we ask: why?

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The first live Super Hi-Vision broadcast for public consumption was of the Olympic opening ceremony in London last week. We didn't get to see that premiere, or the second or third screenings either -- but the fourth? Oh yes. We grabbed a seat right up front of a small...
BBC shows off 33-megapixel Super Hi-Vision Olympic footage, we ask: why?

Twitter suspends Olympics protestors' account

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Twitter has suspended the account of a group who are planning a series of protests against the Games when they begin in London this summer, following a complaint by the organisers of the event....
Twitter suspends Olympics protestors' account

Nexus 7 early benchmarks: full Tegra 3 performance on the cheap

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Are you totally, utterly and irrevocably impatient? Then head past the break and you'll find some very early benchmarks we grabbed from a pre-production (hand-built) Nexus 7 in London. Our full review will have far more complete and reliable stats, but in the meantime we've seen just enough evidence...
Nexus 7 early benchmarks: full Tegra 3 performance on the cheap

VIDEO: London Underground wi-fi unveiled

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Rory Cellan-Jones gets a sneak preview of the wi-fi access which will be available at London Underground stations this summer....
VIDEO: London Underground wi-fi unveiled
Nokia aluminum Lumia 925 is the best Windows Phone yet, but that's not enough (hands-on)

Samsung Galaxy S III preview: hands-on with the next Android superphone (video)

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You remember that Galaxy S II? A phone so good they launched it, well, a whole load of times. But after seeing phablet cousins and LTE variants, the true handset sequel is finally here. The Galaxy S III is moments away from being outed in front of journalists and...
Samsung Galaxy S III preview: hands-on with the next Android superphone (video)

Last.fm Founders' Next Track: Lumi, A Site That Uses Your Browsing History To Help You Discover Things On The Web

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Felix Miller and Martin Stiksel, the co-founders of the music discovery and streaming site Last.fm, went into a kind of startup hibernation after selling their early-moving, prescient startup to CBS in 2007 for $280 million. Today, on a cold December day in London, they are re-emerging with Lumi, a site...
Last.fm Founders' Next Track: Lumi, A Site That Uses Your Browsing History To Help You Discover Things On The Web
Motorola and Intel announce new RAZR i

Interview with Amit Singhal, Google Fellow

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Danny Sullivan and Chris Sherman are on the stage at SMX London to interview Amit Singhal. Amit is a Google Fellow, an honorary title reserved for Google’s most accomplished engineers, and he has spearheaded Google’s core ranking team since 2000. He’s also a key influencer of Search Plus Your... Please...
Interview with Amit Singhal, Google Fellow
British Airways to hold a hackathon on a plane above the Atlantic ocean

Orange San Diego: Intel's Medfield phone gets benchmarked

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While we've been pleasantly surprised by some favorable browser scores, we couldn't help sneaking another peek at the phone's (second) launch -- this time right in the center of London. We took the Orange Santa Clara for a spin on our latest benchmarks. See how Intel's new mobile processor...
Orange San Diego: Intel's Medfield phone gets benchmarked
Would you eat a $325,000 test-tube burger?

The Onion: Apple To Fix Map Software By Rearranging Earth's Geography

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We heart you, The Onion. America’s premier fake news channel has discovered Apple’s plans to fix its notoriously bad maps software by rearranging the Earth’s geography. “Apple is committed to providing the best user experience possible, which is why we are working to dismantle the Brooklyn Bridge and put London in Canada,” says...
The Onion: Apple To Fix Map Software By Rearranging Earth's Geography

Spotify announces 4m paying subscribers, from 15m active users globally

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On the same day Spotify rolled out mobile radio for Android devices, the music-streaming giant has now announced some interesting new figures. At today’s Global Business Summit on Creative Content in London, Spotify’s Chief Content Officer and Managing Director of Spotify North America, Ken Parks, announced that Spotify has over 15m...
Spotify announces 4m paying subscribers, from 15m active users globally

Grooveshark circles back again, swaps app for HTML5

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It's hard to keep up with whether Grooveshark is in the Google Play store, or out again, but now it doesn't matter. The music streaming service has decided to ditch its yo-yoing app, and instead opt for a flashy new HTML5 website for all devices. It's gone live in...
Grooveshark circles back again, swaps app for HTML5

An Infographic Breakdown Of The World's Greenest Cities

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London, New York, Vancouver, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, and Stockholm: Which city gets the title?...
An Infographic Breakdown Of The World's Greenest Cities

Samsung to announce Galaxy S III today (live blog)

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Samsung is getting ready to announce the much-anticipated Samsung Galaxy S III at an event in London. And CNET will be live blogging the news. [Read more]...
Samsung to announce Galaxy S III today (live blog)

EE plans to double 4G spectrum allocation, will boost first ten cities by summer

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While EE scrambles to spread its LTE network far and wide before the other UK carriers get into the 4G business, it also wants to flex some spectrum muscle. The network's announced it's planning to double the LTE allocation on its 1800MHz band (from 2 x 10MHz to 2...
EE plans to double 4G spectrum allocation, will boost first ten cities by summer
Nokia's Here Maps out now for iOS with turn-by-turn, public transit, and real-time traffic

Twitter reveals London's ethnic groupings

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London is the world in one city, but where are its countries?Simon Rogers...
Twitter reveals London's ethnic groupings

Brian Cox iPad book-app sold 20k copies in its first three days

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HarperCollins reveals stats and says £4.99 price point paid off for Wonders of the Universe appPublic sales figures are notoriously hard to come by in the book-apps world, but HarperCollins has shared some details of how its Brian Cox's Wonders of the Universe app performed following its release in March...
Brian Cox iPad book-app sold 20k copies in its first three days
Experimental headsets let you see the invisible, hear the inaudible

VIDEO: Speed flyer found alive in Alps

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An extreme sports enthusiast from London who was missing in the Swiss Alps for three days has been found alive thanks to a campaign on Facebook....
VIDEO: Speed flyer found alive in Alps

Spotify Says It Now Has Over 15m Active Users, Over 4m Paying Subscribers

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London is playing host not just to the world’s sports people but to a bunch of business conferences this week, and it’s turning into a bit of an announcement-fest. Yesterday Jonny Ive from Apple said Apple isn’t into making money (it’s all about the design, kids). And today Spotify announced...
Spotify Says It Now Has Over 15m Active Users, Over 4m Paying Subscribers
RIM's first BlackBerry 10 phone revealed in high-quality photos

The world's best travel photography

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Some of the world's leading photographers will be taking part in the 2012 TPOTY Live! festival (5-7 October) at the Royal Geographical Society in London. We asked some of them to share their favourite photos...
The world's best travel photography
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