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Biggest U-turn yet? Microsoft axes DRM restrictions after web outcry

In one of the most striking examples of internet protest power yet seen, Microsoft has reversed its controversial decision to impose restrictions on pre-owned games on its upcoming Xbox One console.

20/06/2013  |  Full story...

Twitter fail: Microsoft director leaves after Xbox 'deal with it' outburst

Microsoft Creative Director Adam Orth has resigned after posting flippant remarks on Twitter over the Xbox 720’s controversial 'always-online' rumours, telling frustrated customers to ‘deal with it”.

12/04/2013  |  Full story...

Video viral of the week: Dove confronts beauty PhotoShoppers with hoax plugin

Dove took its ‘Campaign for Real Beauty’ up a notch this month, as the Unilever brand deployed a fake PhotoShop plugin to catch designers in the act of manipulating model images. See why it’s our video viral of the week below…

13/03/2013  |  Full story...

Reddit co-founder’s death sparks rise in Hacktivist attacks

The death of Reddit co-creator and online rights activist Aaron Swartz has sparked a rise in politically-motivated hack attacks, often dubbed ‘Hacktivism’. Swartz took his own life just weeks before the start of his federal trial related to charges in 2011 that he downloaded nearly 5 million academic articles from JSTOR, a subscription service used by the MIT, in a bid to distribute them free on file-sharing sites. Days after news of Swartz' suicide, hackers affiliated with Anonymous launched an attack against the US Department of Justice and the MIT.

16/01/2013  |  Full story...

Obama crashes Reddit after hosting Q&A

US President Barack Obama fronted a surprise ‘Ask Me Anything’ chat with the public on Reddit this week, as he gears up for his re-election campaign. The move sparked a flood of traffic that crashed the popular bulletin board site.Within 15 minutes of Obama’s introduction, the forum had almost 2000 comments and, as the site struggled with the flood of traffic, it began intermittently crashing.

31/08/2012  |  Full story...

How much is a ‘Like’ worth? Google’s new analytics tools measure social ROI

Google Analytics has launched a new tool called Social Reports today, designed to help marketers measure the return on investment for social media activities. E-retailers that have e-commerce tracking enabled on the free version of Google Analytics will be able to generate a “social value” report to see how social media contributes to conversions on their e-retail sites.

21/03/2012  |  Full story...

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