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Murdoch should worry less about the Googlebot and more about social media

I remember in January 2000, old media mogul Rupert Murdoch said he was not going to waste his money buying any ‘dotcom’ upstarts. The very next day, AOL bought Time Warner. Not the other way around! Murdoch had apparently failed … Continue reading

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Flashback: webchat with Tony Blair

i met tony blair when he turned up at News Network to do the first ever online webchat by a prime minister. he said he was a technophobe and didn’t understand all this world wide interweb thingy. i remember my … Continue reading

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Bun Blunder!

In the height of the ‘Free ISP’ boom in the UK (started by some chap who worked at Dixons), we launched an ISP called The Currant Bun (slang for The Sun), and later re-branded it to ‘Bun’ so that the … Continue reading

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