Archive for the ‘News’ Category

A few weeks ago I wrote an article on how The Sun allowed GoogleBot to access its site. It appears that this was in contravention of Google’s terms and News International have subsequently revoked GoogleBot’s privileged access, which has resulted in no more access for sneaky chaps like me and a further plummet in traffic for […]

Ev Williams and Biz Stone launched Branch this week and as you might expect, not much attention has been paid to older browsers, but exactly how little is a surprise to me. Last year I took a look at how the shop window of the web was changing so that not every user gets the […]

I’m not sure why I even bothered, after getting the usual ‘Streaming BBC iPlayer programmes on a 3G connection is blah blah blah’, but today I thought I’d catch a bit of Hidden whilst walking to lunch.  To my surprise, it loaded up fine. Hidden, then Panorama, all shows on the current BBC iPlayer mobile […]