Has your Google map stopped loading?

You may have recently been in touch regarding your Google map not displaying correctly, we applied an updated key which in most cases resolved the issue, but only temporarily. However as forewarned from July 16, 2018, to continue to use Google Maps APIs, you must enable billing on your account. In most cases you will not be charged, credit card details are required to make […]

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Chrome will kill off it’s ‘Secure’ URL label by September 2018

Newer versions of the  Chrome browser’s will focus on highlighting the negative security of websites. Previously secured websites would show a green padlock with the word “secure” website. Now they plan to retire that in favour of only displaying  “not Secure” warnings. Chrome Security Product Manager Emily Schechter has announced that Chrome 69, which will be available in September, will stop marking HTTPS sites as […]

Why Site Speed Matters

We live in a fast moving world where people want (and expect) to have everything at their fingertips; less time to spare and even less patience to wait. Time matters. Speed matters, especially when it comes to web pages. In fact, Akamai – a leading content delivery network (CDN) services provider – asked 1,048 online shoppers how long they expected a web page to take […]

Vizify to shut down following Yahoo! acquision, not so yahoo…

Swanky-looking social data visualisation firm Vizify has announced that following its acquisition by Yahoo! it will be “sunsetting the Vizify service” which is a polite and rather obscure way of saying they’re binning it. In a newsletter sent out today they said that as “part of their transition to Yahoo”, they will no longer be allowing new signups or purchases of paid plans.

Russia’s Yandex to display Facebook posts & comments in results

BBC News – Facebook has agreed a deal to share public data from its users with Yandex – Russia’s largest search engine. The deal will give Yandex full access to public data from users in Russia, Turkey and CIS countries including Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan. The data includes users’ posts and comments on them. Profiles or posts set to “private” will not be searchable.